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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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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brataccas
brataccas Feb 13 2013, 1:02pm says:

Im a bit annoyed its so cheap tbh. I would of wanted it to be a bit more than 3 pence so you have more funding to further develop this game? etc

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Namelessness
Namelessness Feb 13 2013, 5:18pm replied:

I have just bought an extra copy, to give away.

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brataccas
brataccas Feb 13 2013, 12:58pm says:

what the f**k 3p?

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eupawel
eupawel Feb 13 2013, 12:17pm says:

its not my type of game. even for 0,04 $/€
note to self: stop buying games: witch You never intend to play / spend time for play in these type of games.

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Dbn404
Dbn404 Feb 13 2013, 8:40am says:

Alright, this is not really my type of game I feel, but damnit if you don't deserve my purchase when you are practically giving it away for free.
I can only hope this benefits you in the long run. :)

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Dbn404
Dbn404 Feb 13 2013, 9:25am replied:

Actually just gave it a play.
Not bad at all for a 5$ game, and certainly not bad for a 5 cent game. :)
I will hope this offer will bring people to the multiplayer. :)

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Lunick
Lunick Feb 13 2013, 7:41am says:

5 cents? I guess that means I HAVE to buy it!

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drelbs
drelbs Feb 13 2013, 12:58pm replied:

Same here!

And to top it off, it looks like a pretty neat game!

EDIT> I can't believe PayPal offered me "Bill Me Later" on a 5 cent purchase...

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Namelessness
Namelessness Feb 13 2013, 8:14am replied:

Indeed.. You have to buy it :-) Amazing price and amazing game. At this price it is a Must Have.

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