A downloadable game for Windows and Linux

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Update: new alpha available.


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 works on Ubuntu 12.04+ (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.

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Click download now to get access to the following files:

Gumichan01-Target_Xplosion-v0.5.1-win32.zip 66 MB
Gumichan01-Target_Xplosion-v0.5.1-linux-debian.tar.gz 65 MB

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