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By JohnBot, submitted on Dec 18, 2011
Min JRE version: 1.6
This game was submitted in the Java4K 2012 Competition.
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"After all these years..." declared Mr. Doctor Professor Patrick, "I've finally done it!"
Mr.Dr.Prof. Patrick had been working on a way to shoot atoms and molecules with very small jolts of electricity in such a way that they'd release enough light that would give more energy than was required for the shot, thus creating a new source of power. His solution involves a small ship, about the size of one proton, and a contained group of molecules. Your objective is to break apart these molecules and gain energy. When a molecule is shot, it will break into smaller parts. When an atom is shot, it will release an amount of light, which is converted into energy, which increases your score. Be warned, however, as colliding with an atom, molecule, or ray of light will destroy one of your three ships, and once you lose all three, it's game over!

So, are you up for the challenge of solving our energy crisis once and for all (or, at least until you get bored!)?


Thrust - A or UP
Steering - A and D or Left and Right
Firing - Space

User Comments

Total 2 comments:

#1 By StephR Dec 21, 2011 at 21:24:17
A very cool shooting game, and your jolts of electricity are very well done, making the game very original in its classic style. It would be nice to see this special effect again, in another game of destruction. My high score so far : 31.7 Killowatts, against some five atoms big molecules. I wonder how many atoms your molecules can regroup at most in the later levels of the game...
#2 By dennis Feb 20, 2012 at 23:01:56
Is it possible you will release the source code for this game? I absolutely love it!

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