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Magic Vigilante 魔導自警隊 is a shmup by nizakashii released in 2023. The game is playable in the browser of itch.io or it can be downloaded if playing it with a controller.  
 
Magic Vigilante 魔導自警隊 is a shmup by nizakashii released in 2023. The game is playable in the browser of itch.io or it can be downloaded if playing it with a controller.  
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Before starting the game, the player can set the amount of lives from 1 to 9.
  
 
The game consists of 4 stages (in which the main 3 stages are divided into 2 sections), with an optional EX stage that can be selected by pressing down when given the choice of beginning stage 4.
 
The game consists of 4 stages (in which the main 3 stages are divided into 2 sections), with an optional EX stage that can be selected by pressing down when given the choice of beginning stage 4.
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The HUD info:
 
The HUD info:
 
# Lives: The pink hearts are the standard lives stock. Yellow hearts are the excess lives.
 
# Lives: The pink hearts are the standard lives stock. Yellow hearts are the excess lives.
# Absorb gauge: Represents the remaining bullet converter energy left.
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# Bullet conver gauge: Represents the remaining bullet converter energy left.
 
# Score: The amount of score.
 
# Score: The amount of score.
 
# Gem counter: Represents the amount of gems.
 
# Gem counter: Represents the amount of gems.
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== Scoring ==
 
== Scoring ==
Scoring consists of killing enemies with the daggers converted from the bullets to get gems. There`s 2 types of gems, yellow and gray.
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Scoring consists of killing enemies with the daggers converted from the bullets to get gems. There`s 2 types of gems, diamond (yellow) and square (gray).
  
 
== Extends ==
 
== Extends ==
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| [[File:MAGICVIGILANTE-AbsorbRechargeItem.png|center]] ||'''Bullet converter recharge:''' Spawns when killing enemies with the main shot without the special. Also spawns often when damaging bosses without the Special. Recharges the bullet converter gauge
 
| [[File:MAGICVIGILANTE-AbsorbRechargeItem.png|center]] ||'''Bullet converter recharge:''' Spawns when killing enemies with the main shot without the special. Also spawns often when damaging bosses without the Special. Recharges the bullet converter gauge
 
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| [[File:MAGICVIGILANTE-YellowGemtItem.png|center]] ||'''Yellow gem:''' Spawns when killing enemies with the main shot without using the Cloret power. Recovers cloret gems for Clorets power use.
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| [[File:MAGICVIGILANTE-DiamondGemtItem.png|center]] ||'''Diamond gem:''' Spawns when killing enemies with the daggers. They increase the gem counter.
 
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| [[File:MAGICVIGILANTE-GrayGemItem.png|center]] ||'''Gray gem: ''' Spawns from damaging bosses and cancelled bullets from finishing off a boss phase with the daggers. Increases gem counter It has slightly low score value compared to the yellow diamonds.
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| [[File:MAGICVIGILANTE-SquareGemItem.png|center]] ||'''Square gem: ''' Spawns from damaging bosses and cancelled bullets from finishing off a boss phase with the daggers. Increases gem counter. It has slightly low score value compared to the diamond gems.
 
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Latest revision as of 19:19, 14 April 2024

MAGICVIGILANTELogo.png
MAGICVIGILANTETitle.png

Developer: nizakashii
Release date: 2023

Magic Vigilante 魔導自警隊 is a shmup by nizakashii released in 2023. The game is playable in the browser of itch.io or it can be downloaded if playing it with a controller.

Before starting the game, the player can set the amount of lives from 1 to 9.

The game consists of 4 stages (in which the main 3 stages are divided into 2 sections), with an optional EX stage that can be selected by pressing down when given the choice of beginning stage 4.

For replay videos, visit the Video Index.

Gameplay Overview

The game has the main shot and focus shot, main shot has trace options, while focus shot makes the options aim in front of the character.

The mechanic is the bullet converter field, in which when it captures bullets, they turn into daggers that can be fired back at enemies to get gems from them. The daggers can be aimed as well. During bosses, the bullet converter field will take more time to capture the bullets.

Controls

  • Z key/A button: Shot
  • X key/X button: Bullet converter
  • C key/RT button: Full-auto shot

HUD

MAGICVIGILANTE hud.png

The HUD info:

  1. Lives: The pink hearts are the standard lives stock. Yellow hearts are the excess lives.
  2. Bullet conver gauge: Represents the remaining bullet converter energy left.
  3. Score: The amount of score.
  4. Gem counter: Represents the amount of gems.
  5. Boss life gauge and HP value: Displays the boss`s life gauge and HP value. It is displayed on the upper left and lower right sides of the game field.

HUD image provided by JSAV2006STG(ABC).

Scoring

Scoring consists of killing enemies with the daggers converted from the bullets to get gems. There`s 2 types of gems, diamond (yellow) and square (gray).

Extends

The 1st score extend threshold is 1250 gems, then, every 2500 gems collected will grand an extend.

Items

MAGICVIGILANTE-AbsorbRechargeItem.png
Bullet converter recharge: Spawns when killing enemies with the main shot without the special. Also spawns often when damaging bosses without the Special. Recharges the bullet converter gauge
MAGICVIGILANTE-DiamondGemtItem.png
Diamond gem: Spawns when killing enemies with the daggers. They increase the gem counter.
MAGICVIGILANTE-SquareGemItem.png
Square gem: Spawns from damaging bosses and cancelled bullets from finishing off a boss phase with the daggers. Increases gem counter. It has slightly low score value compared to the diamond gems.

Trivia

  • The EX Boss is a tribute to Tukiyono, as well the BGM of Administer.

References & Contributors

Contributors:

  1. Images provided byJSAV2006STG(ABC)