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Author Topic: Lawn of the Dead  (Read 8197 times)

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Lawn of the Dead
« on: May 06, 2009, 07:31:43 AM »
If anyone is wondering whether Plants Vs Zombies is any good the answer is yes.

If anyone has any work to do over the next week however, then this game isn't for you.

Tower defence PopCap style  ;D

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http://www.popcap.com/games/pvz


Edit: added link to game site.
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Re: Lawn of the Dead
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2009, 09:26:30 AM »
Tried the trial and it was loads of fun however i didn't like the native resolution of 800x600.
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Re: Lawn of the Dead
« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2009, 12:49:44 PM »
how about a link??

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Re: Lawn of the Dead
« Reply #3 on: May 07, 2009, 04:32:49 AM »
It's half the price on steam - http://store.steampowered.com/app/3590/
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Re: Lawn of the Dead
« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2009, 04:03:41 PM »
I got the game.  It's very enjoyable until you get to the point where it is too hard, then it simply becomes very frustrating.  ;)
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Re: Lawn of the Dead
« Reply #5 on: May 14, 2009, 06:44:48 PM »
I saw this, tried the demo.  Quite fun.

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Re: Lawn of the Dead
« Reply #6 on: May 23, 2009, 05:56:47 PM »
I played the demo. It was surprisingly fun. I'm considering purchasing the game now.


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Re: Lawn of the Dead
« Reply #7 on: May 24, 2009, 06:58:08 AM »
Grrr.. I am not usually a fan of Tower Defense style games, but this is super addictive!

Have completed the main adventure, and am pleased to discover that there are numerous mini-games and puzzles that get unlocked along the way. So I'm still able to avoid work with this charming little title.

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Re: Lawn of the Dead
« Reply #8 on: May 24, 2009, 03:08:19 PM »
Ahh, Plants vs. Zombies. Great game, that. Brilliantly made, and crammed full of humor and personality. Even zombies, who are usually seen as horrifying undead monsters who will eat peoples brains, manage to look comical without being ridiculous, while still being brain-eaters. Also, their expressions are downright priceless when they take a bite of garlic. :D
The varying mini-games on every 5th level are also quite fun, and break up what could have been a monotonous flow.

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Re: Lawn of the Dead
« Reply #9 on: August 18, 2009, 12:36:47 PM »
this game is awesome! if you have played this one, then you'll know that 'Pogo Party' was insanely difficult unless you found a way to stop you-know-who. ;)

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Re: Lawn of the Dead
« Reply #10 on: August 25, 2009, 09:50:44 PM »
the end credits theme song has been released in mp3 format by the composer, Laura. now there are two versions, one in English and another in Japanese. quite catchy tune, the Japanese one.. 8)

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Re: Lawn of the Dead
« Reply #11 on: August 27, 2009, 04:56:31 PM »
By the way, I ended up buying the game from Steam some time ago. Very fun! I still haven't completed it yet, though.


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Re: Lawn of the Dead
« Reply #12 on: August 28, 2009, 01:57:47 AM »
yeah, a big time-sucker, this one.. i hadn't played tower defense games this intensely for some time.

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Re: Lawn of the Dead
« Reply #13 on: August 28, 2009, 01:47:52 PM »
yeah, a big time-sucker, this one.. i hadn't played tower defense games this intensely for some time.

I think I've spent more time on Defense Grid: The Awakening, but Plants vs. Zombies is probably 2nd with regard to time spent playing a TD game.

Interestingly enough, those two games are also the only two TD games I have purchased.


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Re: Lawn of the Dead
« Reply #14 on: August 28, 2009, 04:48:08 PM »
I think I've spent more time on Defense Grid: The Awakening, but Plants vs. Zombies is probably 2nd with regard to time spent playing a TD game.

lol, just when i thought it was safe to go back to my normal routines. must resist the temptation to look up "defense grid". :P

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Re: Lawn of the Dead
« Reply #15 on: August 28, 2009, 10:06:21 PM »
I think I've spent more time on Defense Grid: The Awakening, but Plants vs. Zombies is probably 2nd with regard to time spent playing a TD game.

lol, just when i thought it was safe to go back to my normal routines. must resist the temptation to look up "defense grid". :P

Don't resist! Download the demo on Steam and try it! I wrote a review of defense grid earlier this year.


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Re: Lawn of the Dead
« Reply #16 on: August 28, 2009, 11:03:20 PM »
you should have told me earlier that you had wrote a review for this game. going to check out the thread.. ;)

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Re: Lawn of the Dead
« Reply #17 on: October 25, 2009, 11:03:30 AM »
this is all over twitter but i'm posting here, just in case. Popcap are going to give away special Halloween treats for their highly successful Plants vs. Zombies game. remember to login to this page on October 30th to enjoy the treats. 8)

http://www5.popcap.c...romos/halloween2009/

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Re: Lawn of the Dead
« Reply #18 on: September 21, 2010, 02:28:25 AM »
in case you still haven't played this game yet, PopCap have released a free browser version of the game. i tried a bit and noticed that the browser version saves your level progress.

however there will be adverts in between levels with messages like this, "Advertisement: Your game will play in x seconds" and the delay increases as you go on.

tip: if you have SwiffOut by ecaradec, you can have your desktop version.. ;)

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http://www.popcap.co...id=pvz_pcweb_en_full

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Re: Lawn of the Dead
« Reply #19 on: September 21, 2010, 02:32:00 AM »
Just a note about the Browser edition. The gameplay seems different than the full version. I can't quite put my finger on it exactly, but the speed of various things seems different.


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Re: Lawn of the Dead
« Reply #20 on: September 24, 2010, 01:42:03 AM »
I like games where you get interest, and where your results from the previous level carry forward in a non-punitive way. So the game was ok, but not great. Pretty much if you're super-bored, then it's a good way to waste time. But I find Magic the Gathering Online is a better waste of time. :)
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