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8-directional movement with the arrow-keys.
Aim by pointing with your mouse.
Shoot with the left mouse-button.

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Planet Defender

Version 1.3

by Griffins
First published on 10th March, 2016

***GRIFFIN'S GAMES*** PLANET DEFENDER (1st level)

Play a great Space-Shooter-Game as work in progress which will be continuously enhanced!
You are the Captain of a Space-Fighter jet. The task is to fight the alien ships. But beware, in addition to the pink alien spaceships, and besides the faster green Boss-ships which are chasing you later on in the game, there are Asteroids flying around in random directions, which kill you at once.

Since today's vers. 1.2.1 I have implemented an Energy-tower which sends high-energy beams to the player's spaceship giving a momentary shield to the ship and each time a one-point health upgrade. The tower is sending these beams every 5 sec. However, you must be in a straight line to the beam to get your shields reinforced or the energy-beam misses you.
Fast action and tactical behavior is therefore crucial for your success.
A space shooter with the potential to challenge you.

Plays Stats

1,762 total plays

1,630 guest plays

132 Scirra member plays

Users Stats

1,446 unique players

1,406 unique guests

40 Scirra members

Last Updated

Game stats last updated 0.000520001666666667 minutes ago

Time Stats

1 day 12 hours total play time

1 minute 55 seconds average play length

Active Users

24 highest number of simultaneous players

Monday, March 14, 2016

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Version History

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Date
Update Version 1.2.1 19th March, 2016 About 830548.9340144 minutes ago
Update Version 1.2.1 19th March, 2016 About 830585.9294644 minutes ago
Update Version 1.2.1 17th March, 2016 About 833611.0974644 minutes ago
Update Version 1.2.0 16th March, 2016 About 835008.3035144 minutes ago
Update Version 1.0.0 14th March, 2016 About 838150.512747733 minutes ago
Update Version 1.0.0 11th March, 2016 About 842532.585631067 minutes ago
Update Version 1.3 10th March, 2016 About 843501.348847733 minutes ago
Initial release Version 1.1.0 10th March, 2016 About 843629.660081067 minutes ago

Comments

  • Potato23 6.4K rep 1

    ... whats wrong with the controls?

    ... whats wrong with the controls?
    Posted Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 7:06 PM.
  • Game Author
    Griffins 205 rep 2

    Hi Potato23,
    It's controlled by the arrow keys in 8 directions, aiming by pointing the mouse, shooting LMB.

    Hi Potato23, It's controlled by the arrow keys in 8 directions, aiming by pointing the mouse, shooting LMB.
    Posted Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 7:12 PM.
  • Rougemont 159 rep 2

    Good game, Quite challenging, I love it.

    Good game, Quite challenging, I love it.
    Posted Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 9:11 PM.
  • CormacWasTaken 372 rep 2

    Nice game! You should add support for WASD, it's quite difficult to use the mouse and the arrow keys like that :P. Well done though!:)

    Nice game! You should add support for WASD, it's quite difficult to use the mouse and the arrow keys like that :P. Well done though!:)
    Posted Friday, March 18, 2016 at 12:09 PM.
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    Griffins 205 rep 1
    Quoted from CormacWasTaken

    Nice game! You should add support for WASD, it's quite difficult to use the mouse and the arrow keys like that :P. Well done though!:)

    Thanks for the input CormacWT. Yes indeed, I was also thinking about that. The problem is, as Ashley mentioned in a forum thread, there are a lot of different keyboard layouts in the world, WASD is only one of them, still for sure one of the important ones. Arrow keys are on all keyboards the same for everybody.

    OK guys, vers. 1.2.2 of PLANET DEFENDER is out now.

    WASD implemented now! Enjoy!

    WASD is supported now.

    [quote=CormacWasTaken] Nice game! You should add support for WASD, it's quite difficult to use the mouse and the arrow keys like that :P. Well done though!:) [/quote] Thanks for the input CormacWT. Yes indeed, I was also thinking about that. The problem is, as Ashley mentioned in a forum thread, there are a lot of different keyboard layouts in the world, WASD is only one of them, still for sure one of the important ones. Arrow keys are on all keyboards the same for everybody. OK guys, vers. 1.2.2 of PLANET DEFENDER is out now. WASD implemented now! Enjoy! WASD is supported now.
    Posted Friday, March 18, 2016 at 12:36 PM. 3 edits (last edit Friday, December 16, 2016 at 11:35 AM).

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