Longshot is a game about space combat. The majority of the gameplay is dueling with other ships, flying maneuvers with allies and destroying the enemy. You play a merc either for the humans or the aliens. There are six ships on each side, two of each of three different classes. There are four weapon types and two missile types. There is a central base which can be captured to allow you to build automated defense turrets. The purpose of the game is either to destroy the enemy base or hold the central base long enough to win.

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1 comment by duhprey on Feb 22nd, 2013

In the brand new horde mode, you take control of a ship on the human side. You start with the lightest ship available, but can spend money to upgrade ships or run to the central base (already captured) and build up turrets and platforms to defend against the incoming hordes of aliens.

In the full release this mode is available as a co-op. The high scores will track how far you survived before your base it finally destroyed.

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Namelessness
Namelessness Feb 25 2013, 12:41pm says:

A quick question, is build 15, version 1.2 ?

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duhprey Creator
duhprey Feb 26 2013, 4:56pm replied:

It is. Thanks for pointing that out. I'll fix it from 1.2 to 16 or whichever for the next release.

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vmp0514
vmp0514 Feb 23 2013, 10:07am says:

Hey folks, I just wanted to share my review and play session, here:

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Thanks!

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MiniDude
MiniDude Feb 14 2013, 3:52pm says:

Simple and fun, love it! :)

Checkout the PlayDB video, if you wanna see how the game is.
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TheUnknownM
TheUnknownM Feb 13 2013, 6:25pm says:

5 Cents? going to buy this! :)

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TheUnknownM
TheUnknownM Feb 13 2013, 7:12pm replied:

Now it's 5$ But i Was gonna buy it.

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TheUnknownM
TheUnknownM Feb 14 2013, 8:57pm replied:

Thank you so much Duhprey :)

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duhprey Creator
duhprey Feb 13 2013, 1:55pm says:

Thanks for the nice comments! We decided to do this one quiet but we've been thinking to call it the "share the love" sale. So please let others know :) have fun!

Also let us know if you have suggestions. We are still interested in improving... nothing's ever perfect.. and we're very open to suggestions from players.

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brataccas
brataccas Feb 13 2013, 5:09pm replied:

Hi im having a bit of probs, I cant seem to turn any ship fast or normal, It does turn but really really slowly :( it makes it unplayable, I set mouse sensitivity to max and it made no differance :( has this happaned to anyone before? seems a great game if only that steering didn't happen to me

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AbstractX
AbstractX Feb 13 2013, 5:26pm replied:

Is there any change with the sensitivity at all? I'll send you a direct message to get more info, to see if we can get this fixed for you!

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Namelessness
Namelessness Feb 13 2013, 5:02pm replied:

You are currently rank 1 of 1,112 with visitors 15,767 (4,614 today) :O. Amazing! Keep up the good work.

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