The blaster is a weapon in Rodina. It is used in 1st person combat againts the Xenos ground troops. They are located inside of the players ship and can be picked up and subsequently equipped by pressing the activate key on them. When equipped, pressing the primary fire button will fire a blue energy projectile and it can be fired as rapidly as you can press your fire button. Holding down the secondary trigger for a few seconds will charge up the gun, it's lights turning an orange red colour. After having charged up the gun and keeping the secondary trigger pressed, pressing the primary trigger will fire an explosive rocket that can even damage spaceships.