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dsi is a simple game of invading aliens. You must stop those aliens from landing on you. It features smooth scrolling, high scores, 5 levels, simple controls, sound effects, and user selectable music. Working joystick support. Watch out for the tenacious mega! The graphics can be customized out of the box without requiring any recompiling. A simple definition file can be customized for coders.

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  •  05 Aug 2010 15:49

    Release Notes: The code base has been heavily re-factored and reworked to improve underlying game engine operation and code maintainability. Bugfixes and minor game modifications.

    •  04 Jul 2010 18:43

      Release Notes: A new alien has been introduced. Mega-alien is slower than the others but much harder to kill; however, you score 40 for each hit. Unlike fast aliens, mega will drop bombs. Some bugfixes have been applied; specifically, joystick code changes and more refactoring have been undertaken. The gameplay has been tuned.

      •  23 May 2010 16:16

        Release Notes: Joystick and gamepad functionality has been introduced. The player receives an extra life for reaching each new level.

        •  02 May 2010 19:29

          Release Notes: Command line options now allow the player to select between the built-in MOD or WAV music file. A custom music file, e.g. FaveSong.ogg, can be specified with the -t option for the player's listening pleasure. No music play can also be specified. The window decoration icon is fixed. Some documentation has been updated. Some code base directory changes have also been made. An XDG compliant dsi-rc has also been implemented.

          •  18 Apr 2010 19:29

            Release Notes: The documentation has been updated. There is a graphics amendment and a minor cross-compile bugfix. As well as being available as an RPM, this release is available as a .deb and a Windows installer .msi file.


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