Binary package “zblast-svgalib” in ubuntu maverick
svgalib version of zblast, shoot 'em up space game
zblast is a shoot 'em up space game with a cool sound.
The goal of zblast is to shoot and destroy all enemy ships. When you
get it before your ship is destroyed, you can go to a next stage (called
"wave" in this game).
Unlike most of other shoot 'em up games, in zblast your ship can bear
a fair amount of damage (at least 30 hits and you can gain extra energy
during the game). It does not mean that you are safe -- you just need it.
In fact, enemy shots are fast and the sky is FILLED with them. If you
enjoy surviving a rain of laser beams by dodging them, you may need
The most interesting part of zblast is its music. With the abstract
graphics (simple line-only diagrams), zblast can provide a taste of
Two versions of the zblast program are available, one uses svgalib and
one uses X11. This package contains svgalib version of the game.