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R-Theta
Theta GamesAction/Arcade0.98 MBClick here to download
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In R-Theta, you control a shooter that can move up and down a constantly rotating radar-scope line. You must shoot all enemies that appear on the radar-scope before the rotating line hits them. As you shoot more enemies, the line rotates faster.

R-Theta is based in polar coordinates. Each point is described with a directional value marking its angle from the horizontal axis and a radius value marking its distance from the centre. The theta value is constantly increasing, while you control the radius value. When a shot is fired, it moves not in a straight line, but in a curved path circling the centre.

There are a variety of key controls simultaneously represented in the game. Use the arrow keys to increase or decrease the radius value of the shooter. Press the space, control or J key to shoot. Controls can be inverted by using the shift or I key. Press P or the enter key to pause the game.

Extra lives are awarded for scores of integer of tenm starting at 1000, then for 10000, 100000 and so forth.

R-Theta 2
Theta GamesAction/Arcade1.70 MBClick here to download
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R-Theta 2 is a game based in polar coordinates. Every point in the game is assigned a radius and theta value, denoting the distance of the point from the centre, as well as the angle it makes with the x-axis.

The player is in control of a triangular shooter, built into a constantly rotating radar-scope which must be protected from collision with other enemies. Use the up and down arrow keys to decrease or increase the ship's radius from the centre. Hold the X key for rapid fire, tap the Z key to shoot and use the C key to launch a destructive missile.

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R-Theta 2: Expanded Edition
Theta GamesAction/Arcade2.93 MBClick here to download
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R-Theta 2: Expanded Edition is a game based in polar coordinates. Every point in the game is assigned a radius and theta value, denoting the distance of the point from the centre, as well as the angle it makes with the x-axis.

The player is in control of a triangular shooter, built into a constantly rotating radar-scope which must be protected from collision with other enemies. Use the up and down arrow keys to decrease or increase the ship's radius from the centre. Hold the X key for rapid fire, tap the C key to shoot and use the Z key to launch a destructive missile. Keys can be reconfigured by pressing the F2 function key at the title screen.

This updated version includes nine new enemies and an adjustable difficulty setting.

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Rakukore
CheezeAction/Arcade0.77 MBClick here to download
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In Rakukore, the aim of the game is to guide a ball towards it's end level destination while attempting to collect as many black dots as possible. The left and right cursor key can be used to change it's screen position. Tap the left shift key to jump. Press the same button repeatedly to execute a double or triple jump. Use the control key to pause the game or cancel a selected option.

Randy Balma: Municipal Abortionist
(mature content)
Messhof, Mark EssenAction/Arcade18.2 MBClick here to download

Warning: Contains flashing images which may cause photosensitive epileptic seizures.

messhof's Randy Balma: Municipal Abortionist is a collection of four loosely-related mini-games which can only be played in order. Use the cursor keys to move, and press the F4 function key to switch between windowed and full screen modes. The game comes with a free headache.

Rara Racer
- Windows, Mac
Stephen Lavelle, increpareAction/Arcade1.97 MBClick here to download

Rara Racer is a short action game which involves navigating your race kart around cones haphazardly placed around the track. Use the arrow keys to move, and press the space key to start a race from the main menu.

The game automatically quits back to the desktop once your two minutes of play time is up.

Instructions/walkthrough

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Rat Cave
JTRAction/Arcade4.84 MBClick here to download
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Rat Cave is a new exploration game by the author of Death Worm. Take control of the protagonist as he enters a network of caves to find the mythic beast and slay it. This could prove to be slightly tricky as you're only allowed to carry four arrows on your noble mission.

Press the F1 function key to display the instructions. Use the W, A, S and D keys to move your character, then left click to shoot an arrow. Simply walk over an arrow to retrieve them. Canteens can be refilled by pressing the space key when a water source is found.

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rComplex
Roger Hicks, Brian TerwilligerAction/Arcade47.2 MBClick here to download

rComplex is a short demo created by two people in under eight days as a proof of concept, plays quite similarly to Canabalt, and features a strong narrative that tells the story while you attempt to outrun a giant squid-like creature. The objective of the game is basically to survive for as long as you can while trying to escape from a high-rise building.

Running is automatic and done at a steady pace, but the distance between you and the monster is reduced whenever you stumble over another piece of furniture or obstacle. You can also keep the creature away from you by shooting at it, although ammunition is limited to just twelve bullets only. The music tends to drown out the protagonist's voice often, and there are no checkpoints implemented, but you should be able to reach the end of the level after a couple of tries.

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Red Valkyrie
Chromatic GamesAction/Arcade5.59 MBClick here to download

Red Valkyrie is an interesting top-down action game in which you have to explore large space stations with airlock doors serving as checkpoints. To uncover new areas, the player must first activate switches which are usually surrounded by enemy robots or defense turrets.

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RedRive
Project Blank, Amusement MakersAction/Arcade18.4 MBClick here to download
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In RedRive you destroy enemies by drawing a rectangle around them, with the size of the shape that can be drawn determined by a gauge shown at the bottom of the screen. The smaller the rectangle used to take out enemy ships, the higher the score multiplier will be.

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