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It seems like a lot of people have not seen the readme instructions file that comes with the game and are hence very confused when playing. So I am posting an expanded set of instructions here. We should have an instructions video coming soon. My apologies to the people who started the game and ad no idea what to do! The goal of the game is to survives as long as you can. This is an arcade type game, like space invaders (Or Zomibes mode in COD ect) where the difficulty keeps increasing...

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Instructions

Open the game file and play!

Selecting the highest graphics settings at the loading screen is recommend. In the unlikely case that you get performance issues feel free to lower the settings,

The goal of the game is to survives as long as you can. This is an arcade type game, like space invaders (Or Zomibes mode in COD ect) where the difficulty keeps increasing the longer you live, with bigger and bigger waves of enemies spawning to kill you. Added to this are survival Mechanics similar to Day Z. You breathe oxygen to survive. You use Ore to repair your ship and fire missiles. You use Fuel to fly around and fire your blaster. Collect the small sparkly asteroids to increase your supplies. These are spread amongst the big asteroids.

Survive by finding and collecting (driving into) the small sparkly asteroids for resources. These are scattered amongst the bigger asteroids and leave a trail of particles.

Blue = Oxygen
Orange = Fuel
Yellow = Ore.

Your oxygen will continuously drop at a slow rate, so pick up more!
Fuel is used when ever you use your engines. It is also used to shoot your main gun.
Ore is used to repair your ship. Press "R" to repair 5 hull for a cost of 5 ore

Rogue drones will attempt to destroy you by ramming you. Avoid them or destroy them.
Some of the Rogue drones also drop resources.

It is often best to run away from the Drone, and then turn around and strafe to one side and continue thrusting backwards while shooting them.

If you hold the crosshair over a target and "Right click" it will fire a homing missile at that target.

Press "Tab" to open upgrade menu. Upgrade your ship by spending ore, to go faster or increase your max hull integrity and storage.

Controls.

W - Forward
S - Reverse
A - Strafe Left
D - Strafe Right
Ctrl - Strafe Down
Space - Strafe Up
Q - Roll Left
E - Roll Right
R - Repair *(Adds 5 Hull Integrity for a cost of 5 Ore)
Tab – Open upgrade menu
Esc – Pause game

LMB - Shoot Blaster
RMB - Fire Missile *(Crosshairs must have target locked)

Credits

Concept, code and implementation - Pete Phillips
Art - Dylan Royer

Music Written and recorded by Pete Phillips

Available at Zealot7.bandcamp.com

Download Scavenger at:

Indiedb.com

More info and other games will be available soon at www.flamecollective.com

Copywrite 2013 Flame Collective.

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