I approve of this game.
A downloadable game for Windows and macOS
The tarantula hawk is a bastard of a wasp that can paralyze a tarantula, then lay eggs in the body so the forthcoming larvae can consume it. It's gross and amazing.
Combining this idea with other influences (R-Type, U.N. Squadron, Einhander, etc.), I made a side-scrolling shooting game where the best tactic is to paralyze enemies and turn their weapons against them.
Currently the download is a single-level demo, but there could be a more substantial product down the road...
There are several canned game pad configurations that should do the job. With a dual analog pad, you can rotate the turret optionally with shoulder buttons or the right stick in a twin-stick manner if you like, as the latter will also shoot. The right stick isn't required; Type E or F is probably best for a typical arcade stick layout if you prefer.
You can view keyboard controls under Options => Keyboard.
Thanks to Mark Statkus for the killer tunes, Kevin Lane for creating the title image all that time ago, and Jason Flannery for additional art and feedback!
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Nice game it has good mechanics and a great system plus good and smooth weapons and attacks my only problem with is that it's controls are for controllers and i'm using a keyboard please fix this OK, it's kinda confusing.
P.S. Mr. Yocum sent me
I also agree it looks like a fun game but sadly I cant play on the laptop thanks to lack of controls for the keyboard hope you fix this !!!.
By the way Mr. Yocum also sent me . :)