A downloadable game for Windows and Linux

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Target Xplosion is a 2D scrolling shooter game inspired by R-Type, Dodonpachi, and Touhou Project (東方Project).

Game system

You have several types of shot:

  • Normal shot
  • Homing missiles
  • Bomb (available in level 3)

The game also integrates a combo system. Each time you shoot an enemy, the combo value increase. So you can earn more points when you kill enemies or take a specific bonus item. But be careful! If you get hit or die, you will lose your combo.

You can get more information about the score system here.


In Game


  • Arrows: Move the ship
  • W: basic shot
  • X: Missile
  • C: Bomb
  • LEFT SHIFT: slow motion of the ship
  • ESCAPE: Quit the level/Game
  • BACKSPACE: Quit the Game

Xbox controller:

  • Left stick: Move the ship
  • RB: basic shot
  • A: Missile
  • X: Bomb
  • START: Quit the level
  • B (main menu): Quit the game

In result screen

  • RETURN (keyboard) / A (Xbox controller) : continue

Install Instructions

Windows users: Extract and run the .exe file

Linux users: This experimental version should work on Debian systems (not tested on other Linux systems) and you should install an external library if necessary. Extract the .tar.gz file and run the following command:

bash ./tx.sh


You can give feedback on Target Xplosion here.

Bug report.



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Click download now to get access to the following files:

Gumichan01-Target_Xplosion-v0.5.2-linux-debian.tar.gz 64 MB
Gumichan01-Target_Xplosion_v0.5.3-win32.zip 66 MB

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