The Story

After a long period of prosperity and space exploration, Earth has spiraled into centuries of waste, carelessness and overconsumption. By the end of the millenia all but a few resources have been depleted and space-travel is nearly gone. A brave few have taken to the void in restored vessels trying to make a living running the dangerous lanes of the asteroid belt, charted for them by pioneers centuries earlier. There is much wealth to be gained, but only the skilled and the determined will make it deep into the belt. Their names will forever be remembered on the scoreboards in stations far and wide across the solar system. Can you make it onto the list? Do you have what it takes to be a Retro Miner? Fire up those engines and find out!

Pickups

GOLD

By picking up gold you increase your total score by 90 points and crystal currency amount by exchange rate of 1:20. Gain additional score by picking 3 or more gold in a short time.

RAW CRYSTAL

Raw crystals increase ship speed and add 2-4 to your crystal currency amount depending on your ship extraction rate. Collect 6 raw crystals to recharge your shield. Each collected raw crysta add 240 points to your total score.

MEGA BLAST

Pick up megablast to destroy everything on screen! Megablast activates on pickup.

ROCKET PACK

Pick up a rocket pack to get up to +3 rockets! The actual amount depends on the available space.

SHIELD

As soon as you pick up a shield it will activate and protect your ship

GOLD CONTAINER

Pick up a gold container to gain a huge score bonus. The amount of gold in the container increases over time. Containers hiden inside asteroids contain gold dropped by other (less fortunate) players!

Asteroids

ASTEROID

It will destroy your ship on contact. Destroy it to increase your score by 40 points.

GOLD ASTEROID

It will destroy your ship on contact. Destroy it to increase your score by 40 points. On destruction this asteroid will drop 4 gold.

R.I.P. ASTEROID

Asteroid with player remains. It will destroy your ship on contact. Destroy it to increase your score by 40 points. On destruction this asteroid will drop gold container with up to 50 gold.

MAGNETO

Pushes and pulls your ship. It will destroy your ship on contact. Destroy it to increase your score by 40 points. On destruction this asteroid will drop 3 raw crystals.

Ships

ZERO

Zero can be equiped with up to 3 shields, 30 rockets and 1 megablast. This is the fastest ship on the market with the speed index of 10. Hull plating is weak marked with the index of 6. Zero can extract cristal with the Extraction Rate of 2.

Maximum shields ........: 3
Maximum rockets ........: 30
Speed ..................: 10
Hull ...................: 6
Crystal Extraction Rate : 2

FIREBUG

Firebug can be equiped with up to 4 shields, 40 rockets and 1 megablast. This is the second fastest ship on the market with the speed index of 8. Hull plating is solid marked with the index of 8. Firebug can extract cristal with the Extraction Rate of 3.

Maximum shields ........: 4
Maximum rockets ........: 40
Speed ..................: 8
Hull ...................: 8
Crystal Extraction Rate : 3

ICHI

Ichi can be equiped with up to 5 shields, 50 rockets and 1 megablast. This is not very fast ship with the speed index of 8. Hull plating is very good marked with the index of 10. Ichi can extract cristal with the Extraction Rate of 3.

Maximum shields ........: 5
Maximum rockets ........: 50
Speed ..................: 6
Hull ...................: 10
Crystal Extraction Rate : 3

ASTRO BREAKER

Astro Breaker can be equiped with up to 6 shields, 60 rockets and 1 megablast. This is the slowest ship on the market with the speed index of 6. Hull plating is excellent marked with the index of 12. Astro Breaker can extract cristal with the Extraction Rate of 4.

Maximum shields ........: 6
Maximum rockets ........: 60
Speed ..................: 6
Hull ...................: 12
Crystal Extraction Rate : 4