This was made in PICO-8 for the Game Maker's Toolkit Jam, and its the Jam version.
Here is the post-jam version.
As the theme was Downwell's Dual Purpose design, I couldn't resist emulating Downwell's style.
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Please don't use Internet explorer or Edge! PICO-8 doesn't play well with IE or Edge (No audio, ugly pixels and keypresses being a mess)!
The twist to this space shooter is that you reflect shots using a mirror shield, and that you have limited ammo so you can't shoot as you like. You recharge your ammo by getting hit by a bullet, and your health regenerates slowly over time. Enemies drop credits which can be used to purchase upgrades by travelling through the Gravity Well.
Note: it does not have an end at the moment!
The code is contained in this cartridge: