OrbitWar.space Gameplay When you first enter the arena, nothing can kill you for the first 10 seconds, or until you move or shoot. Asteroids, photons, and other players will simply pass right through you. The goal of the game is to get to the top of the leaderboard and stay there as long as possible. Scoring Points are scored by. . . Shooting a player 1 point Killing a player 10 points Shield Your ship is equipped with a shield that protects you from collisions with photons and other players. The stronger your shield, the brighter it will appear. Shoot asteroids to increase your shield. Collision with a photon reduces your shield by up to 10 units. Collision with another player reduces your shield by the amount of shield that the other player has, instantly killing the player with the weaker shield, or both players. The player that survives a collision with another player will get 10 points for the kill. Asteroids Asteroids move in a constant direction and cannot be destroyed. They also provide energy for your shield. Shoot asteroid to increase shield. Shoot asteroid to change its direction. Collision with asteroid will change its direction, but also kill you instantly. The Battlefield The battlefield consists of a number of Sectors, which can be used to locate other players. The battlefield is 'circular', meaning that if you go for long enough in the same direction, you will eventually come back to where you started. Each time a player enters the battlefield, all players are alerted of the Sector appears in. A battlefield can only hold a certain number of players. Once that number is reached, no one else will be able to join that battlefield until someone drops off. There can be multiple battlefields running simultaneously. The Super Weapons At any given time, there are a number a super weapons on the Playfield. Each looks like a Photon with a shield surrounding it. Each super weapon will have a different color shield.