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Rogue Invader a 1-Bit Retro awesome alien invasion for Linux, Mac and Windows PC

Rogue Invader, the upcoming #scifi retro #shooter roguelike from #SquishyGames for Linux, Mac and Windows PC.

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Rogue Invader you are the invader attacking the alien horde in this genre-flipping roguelike shooter. Game-play is smooth and resembles old-school isometric games, with modern touches and HD graphics.

Twenty years ago, the zenos began invading terran colonies, leaving a trail of death and tears in their wake. Terrans fought back, one planet at a time, while building a fleet to stab at the zeno home-world.

Rogue Invader hearkens back to the era of monochrome monitors, keyboard crushing controls and non-stop alien annihilation…and we have a preview build available right now for you to try!
You arrive with that fleet, just after a series of massive space battles in which all supply ships have been destroyed. You are left with a huge invasion army but no supplies to invade with other than one million marines, one drop-pod, and one pistol.

Features:

  • 1-bit graphics throughout, created at 720p resolution
    Every pixel is black or white. No pixel is grey or colored.
  • Roguelike: every playthrough is different and death of a soldier is permanent
    • Every choice you make matters
    • Taking risks and playing differently might lead to success and easier future paths
    • …or it might kill you
  • 12 unique areas combining procedural generation and pre-created encounters
    Persistent damage–destroyed objects are rebuilt over several playthroughs
  • 6 enemy classes, each with three different personalities to provide different AI interactions during each launch
  • Mini bosses and side quests that reward you for taking risks
  • 8 cutscenes to provide background and exposition to drive plot and increase your involvement
  • Vast modification options
    • Collect 5 unique resources during invasion to rebuild your arsenal and ease future invasion runs
    • 8 gun types, each with 1-6 modification slots
    • 15+ modifications for guns
    • 100s of combinations that provide usability unique to you and your play style
  • Original orchestral music score
  • Make constant tradeoffs to win the invasion
    • Bigger gun or more ammo?
    • Use this gun now or beam it up to be studied?
    • Run through a section or sit back and kill all the aliens?
    • Risk destroying all your cover or collect more resources for the next soldier to use?
  • Homeworlds of soldiers pay homage to nearly 100 sci-fi locations for the out and closeted sci-fi nerds
    • Homeworlds provide soldiers perks
  • Endlessly replayable
    • Hunt achievements
    • Search for secrets
    • Improve the arsenal
    • Explore the world
    • Thumb your nose at King Zeno

Rogue Invader has been benefitted by three major things: the independence of those who provide it for America and the world, an article from a major voice in indie gaming, and a surprising out-of-the-woodwork group who it especially appeals to.

Rogue Invader will be coming to you for Linux, Mac and Windows PC with no release announced yet. In the mean time, follow Squishy Games on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube.

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