617 games and counting


By morningtoast Published on Jul 19th, 2016 Last updated on Dec 14th, 2016

BuzzKill is a classic arcade style shooter. Stop the onslaught of killer bees using your smoke and fireballs.

- 10 levels of tough, bee-killing action
- High score saving
- Unlockable endless mode

- Arrows move left/right
- Z shoots fireballs
- X blows smoke

You must clear all bees, hives and honeycombs to advance levels.

Attacking uses power. The more power you have, the faster your shots. Stop firing to regenerate power. Keep an eye on your power meter.

Blow smoke to freeze honeycombs, slow bees and block shots. You can only shoot honeycombs when they're frozen.

An extra life is awarded when you reach 200 bee kills.

Complete challenge mode to unlock endless mode and see how long you can last.


Thanks to Robby Duguay for making the music and making it available. BuzzKill features 3 tracks from his Pico-8 Jukebox.

Super thanks to the Pico-8 community. BuzzKill was built on top of many code snippets found on the forums, and without those it wouldn't have gotten this far.

And while you're at it, check out my other game carts including Invader Overload and Bullet Cave.


v1.3 - Enemy shots now at variable speed. Boss now awards points. Few extra sounds. Menu options. Added boot credits.