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An arcade classic comes to your Arduboy!  

Skim the planet's surface defending the helpless humanoids from the evil alien landers intent on abducting them and becoming powerful mutants!

Note: This game is for the Arduboy handheld micro-console.  Not got one?  No problem!  Try it out in the ProjectABE emulator.  It runs in your browser - just drop the .hex file onto it.

Defenduino is open source!  Get the code at Bitbucket.

Controls: Fly your ship with up/down/left and right.  Press B to fire and A to activate your smart bomb. In an emergency, pressing A+B together will activate your hyperdrive and send you to a random part of the planet - but beware! It may not be a safe spot!

You start with three lives and three bombs.  An extra life and smart bomb are awarded every 10,000 points. 

Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(1 total ratings)
AuthorWashing-Up Software Projects
Tags2D, Arcade, arduboy, arduino, defender, Retro
Average sessionA few minutes
LinksSource code


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Click download now to get access to the following files:

Defenduino-1.2.hex 78 kB

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Just installed the game on my arudboy. Amazing bit of programming. Can't wait for final verison.

Thank you! Glad you're enjoying it. Not planning on adding a whole lot more but there may be bugfixes and tweaks.

The way the scanner flips up or down depending on ship altitude is brilliant. Audio is a bonus.