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Author Topic: Defense Focused RTS?  (Read 1890 times)


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Defense Focused RTS?
« on: February 07, 2010, 09:03:52 AM »
I've recently completed Defense Grid: The Awakening, and it has whetted my appetite for strategy games. I am specifically looking for a defense focused real time strategy game, where the emphasis is primarily on resource gathering and building fortifications rather than offense. The problem is that I have not followed the RTS scene for more than a decade and I have no idea where to begin my search.

Does anyone have any suggestions?

Thanks in advance.


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Re: Defense Focused RTS?
« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2010, 04:19:22 PM »


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Re: Defense Focused RTS?
« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2010, 11:55:21 PM »
If you've been out of the RTS loop for a while, you may not know that games like Defense Grid are called Tower Defense games. The Tower Defense "genre" has been especially popular here at DC. We even have a list of TD games with reviews or short descriptions.

My personal favorites are:

Defense Grid: The Awakening.
Plants vs Zombies.
Master of Defense.

Defense Grid and Plants vs Zombies are both available on Steam. Master of Defense and Onslaught are both found in the list I linked to above.

And a quirky fun one was created here for the DC Accessibility Game Contest: Zombies Ate My Peoples. It's a switch game, which means you control the entire game by pressing just one button.

« Last Edit: February 26, 2010, 12:02:41 AM by Deozaan »