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Earth Invaders

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Earth Invaders
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General
Author(s)Smealum
TypeShooter
Version1.0 20/08/2005
LicenceMixed
Links
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Earth Invaders is an original Shoot em Up game which attempts to use the most of the DS's capacities. It uses duel screen, stylus, microphone and all buttons (even uses sound and 3D for the intro cinematic). It is created with PAlib.

Everything in this game is original, including concepts and graphics.

It came 4th in the NEO Flash Competition 2005.

Features

  • 3 Different modes
  • 4 powerups added
  • Sound
  • Microphone
  • Original graphics

Installation

Two roms are provided, select one according to your needs:

.nds : Emulator/Wifi, does NOT work on emulator and hasn't been tested on wifi
.ds.gba : Works perfectly on neoflash and on other carts

User guide

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Normal Mode:Shoot at enemies and win.

It's a little bit like a training for Survival modes.

Survival Mode:This is a mode where you have to survive.

Your spaceship is rather weak.
NOTE: This mode has an infinite automatic level generation, so your goal is to do good scores and to beat them after. Scores are saved on GBA cartridge.

Blaster Survival Mode:Explode enemies ships by using maximum power.

Infinite Bullet Time
Infinite power shoot (choose it with up or x button).
NOTE: This mode has an infinite automatic level generation, so your goal is to do good scores and to beat them after. Scores are saved on GBA cartridge.

Highscore Viewer

Able to visualise the best score which has been made in Survival Modes (as they are saved on GBA cartridge).

Controls

Basic:

Right or A - go to the right

Left or Y - go to the left

Touch screen - Shoot

R/L - Bullet time (not limited in Blaster Survival mode)

Microphone - give more altitude to the shield

Special "Blaster Mode" keys:

Up or X - pass in powerful shot mode

Down or B - pass in normal shot mode

Compatibility

Tested on: DSTT, DSTTi, R4, R4i, supercard, ez flash.

Changelog

1.0

  • Menu Added
  • 3 Different modes added
  • 4 powerups added
  • Highscore Save added
  • SplashScreens(win and lose) added
  • Microphone support added
  • Shield added
  • 3D Intro
  • Sound
  • New enemies

Credits

Combo(GFX), Mollusk(HELP), Gallynet(HELP), Birslip(HELP), Sylfurd(Help finding SFX) ,Delfare(3D help), YodaNC(Little 3D Help), etc.