My Little Pony Tower Defense

The challenge game of the week at Kongregate is a tower defense game with a backstory about galactic conflict, war, billions dead, yaddah yah. At some point, you realize that the waves of purple stuff are the Smooze from My Little Pony: The Movie, which kind of gives the entire game a different feeling. I … Continue reading My Little Pony Tower Defense

Reader Critique Requested: Toytown Tower Defense

Having noticed that our readers include a great many fans of tower defense games, the maker of Toytown Tower Defense asked for feedback on why his game might not have been well received. Or let’s put that in less polite terms: it is rated just below 3.5 on Kongregate, when some real garbage clears 4. … Continue reading Reader Critique Requested: Toytown Tower Defense

Flash Variations on a Theme: Tower Defense

Consider as a case study three variations on the same type of game: Desktop TD Pro Gemcraft Chapter 0 Protector III Each has that familiar gameplay that you know I love: building defenses that blow up armies of mindlessly marching monsters. Each has taken it in a rather different direction. (Each is far longer than … Continue reading Flash Variations on a Theme: Tower Defense

Quick Review: Go Home Dinosaurs

Cute, simple tower defense themed around rodents protecting a barbeque from dinosaurs. I cannot speculate on why herbivores are holding a barbeque or why they killed cows. The game crashed five times in the first hour of play. Honestly, you could end a review there. Gameplay is made exceedingly simple by the low number of … Continue reading Quick Review: Go Home Dinosaurs

Prime Grind

Continuing further in Prime World: Defenders has answered some questions. Yes, the rarer towers are unambiguously better than the basic ones. Early on, my mostly upgraded wooden tower was boring but practical. As a great lover of DoTs, my fully upgraded poison tower is awesome yet practical, but the better towers are generally of the … Continue reading Prime Grind