It would seem that Earth is under attack by swarms of giant metallic
insect shaped beings from another dimension. It's up to you fend
of these entemological aggressors, by skillfully piloting your
advanced fighter craft, and directly engaging this frightening
The controls for Swarm are very simple indeed, use your arrow
keys to control your ship (left and right movement), and use the
[Space Bar] to fire your ship's wepaon(s).
Your ship will initially be equiped with a very basic blaster,
however you can increase your firepower by either capturing alien
fighters, or collecting various powerups that will become available
throughout the course of the game. Some of the possible powerup
are explained below :
||Temprarily increaes your rate of
|Super Rapid Fire
||Same as above, but even faster firing
||Temporarily changes your main weapon
into a laser. The laser instantly cuts through any enemy it
comes into contact with, and will slice through several enemies
if they are lined up.
||Same as above with a longer laser
beam, potentially killing more enemies with each shot.
||Gives you an auto-piloted drone
ship, which follows your ship closely, providing you with
||Same as above, but this type of
drone has a laser weapon.
Temporarily makes your ship indestructable by protecting
it with an energy shield.
Tips and Hints
Hold down the [Space Bar] for rapid continous fire.
Aliens will NOT harm you if they fly into your ship, the only
thing you have to avoid is their weapons fire (green circular
During later levels, the alien will be able to fire many shots
at you simultaneously, but there will usually be gaps between
their bullets. Become adept at flying through these gaps during
heavy fire, and you will survive for longer.
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