Alien Arena is an open sourced game that combines a sci-fi atmosphere with the tournament style deathmatch of Q3A and UT2k4. Major graphical features such as GLSL per-pixel lighting, ragdoll physics, light blooms, real time lights and shadows, textured particles, shaders, and reflective water, create a colorful and immersive deathmatch atmosphere. The game also includes mutators, adjustable effects, bot skill settings, and fully configurable deathmatch, team deathmatch, CTF, All Out Assault, Team Core Assault, Cattle Prod, and Deathball games. The game features original artwork, with a dark, sinister atmosphere combined with an off-the-wall campiness, and trippy, techno type music. There are currently over 60 maps, loaded with weapons(each having an alternate firing mode) and powerups. Alien Arena has fast, smooth gameplay, & players can play online against one another or against the bots. Please post all support issues in the forums for the game.

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The second ever IndieDB Spotlight video now will more VO! This month we bring you six of the best Independent releases found on, both retro and modern, action and puzzle.

Posted by Henley on Aug 8th, 2010

The second ever IndieDB Spotlight video now will more VO! This month we bring you six of the best Independent releases found on, both retro and modern, action and puzzle. Also let me know what you guys think of the format, I'm more then happy to change things.

July 2010 IndieDB Staff Selection

Robotz DX

Screenshots of the game
(these guys need more screen shots :P)

Robotz DX is an unashamedly old-school, single-screen shoot-em-up with strategic game play. Although simple in concept, it is a difficult game to beat; you will die many times before you master all 30 arenas - and even when you do conquer the game, it's randomly generated level layouts will provide a new challenge on every subsequent play-through.


Till next time mod away my good friends and watch this group for updates.

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LORDDEREX Aug 7 2010, 6:48am says:

Awesome Month 3 that i liked Tidalis, FPS Terminator and Alien Arena 2010.

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Sph!nx Aug 7 2010, 8:08am says:

Nice one. I like the way you do the comments, it's nice to listen to, but I do suggest another microphone...

Keep it up!

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myles Aug 7 2010, 10:28am says:

Whats wrong with his microphone? Sounds perfect to me.

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ivan38rus Aug 7 2010, 11:51am says:

For some reason I can't watch this video.
In fact, I can't watch any video from this site today, even though I've watched spotlight videos yesterday just fine.
Seems like player fails to load video properly

Here is a screenshot

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Re2deemer Aug 7 2010, 12:31pm replied:

Try another browser or watch the video from the "Videos" page of the group. For some reason the embedded player doesn't work with Opera :(

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ivan38rus Aug 7 2010, 12:37pm replied:

It worked fine just yesterday

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Original_Speeder Aug 7 2010, 2:40pm says:

Cool, my game showed up there!

Too bad the short section of music shown was with buffer underrun (I fixed that only yesterday, and I still don't uploaded the version with that fix)

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Spooboy Aug 7 2010, 3:42pm says:

I know I'm going to get flamed for saying this, but, why are you speaking with no emotion? Again, no offense, but your voice is so boring, and it sounds like you just woke up and had to quickly finish the video. Anyways it's a nice recap...I'll have to check out Rebotz DX, it looks sweet.

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Henley Author
Henley Aug 7 2010, 4:19pm replied:

Yes I was pressed for time this month, otherwise the video would have been out at a more reasonable time. Next month will be better.

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ShinobiNFC Aug 7 2010, 11:27pm says:


I swear I thought FPS terminator was Killzone2 at first, amazing an independant team can get to that level of quality.

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Original_Speeder Aug 8 2010, 2:03am says:

Why suddenly the date of the thing shifted? I swear it was 7 july some hours ago...

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Henley Author
Henley Aug 8 2010, 2:09am replied:

I bumped it.

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Original_Speeder Aug 8 2010, 2:25am replied:

Oh, so I am not nuts :P

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Ry00n Aug 8 2010, 10:12am says:

You have a little bit of a lisp i think.

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Smoth Aug 8 2010, 11:47am says:

<3 alien arena

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Matt_Bak3r Aug 8 2010, 3:39pm says:

I love spotlight best way to keep up with the newst games which comes out :D

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funkdude Aug 9 2010, 5:55am says:

Thanks for putting Arcan in there too :D, its an oldie, but its nice to know people still play :D. Our upcoming game called "Shattered Origins" is nearing completion too ;).

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