Tip on how to beat "Royal Defense"
Although I am only half way through "Royal Defense," I will go out on a limb and say that this game is destined to become a TD (Tower Defense) classic.
I have read several reviews where the writer has had trouble early on. Permit me to give a short "pointer."
It is important to note that "Royal Defense" shares some elements that players of RPGs will be familiar with. In most RPGs it is common at certain points in the game to "beef up" your player(s) by repetitiously fighting "monsters" in order to gain experience points and thereby increase your game character's ability to win battles.
"Royal Defense" is similar, in that you need to periodically backtrack and repeat levels (over and over) in order to gain the Diamonds needed to purchase upgrades in "The Shop." Without those upgrades you will not be able to progress very far.
With the upgrades you will find that things become much easier. For example, it is possible to complete level 14 with nothing more than one maxed out Cannon (i.e. a Sniper Rifle) if all of the upgrades are installed (you will also need to purchase certain Gold upgrades so that the funds needed for improving your cannon's performance throughout the level are available).
February 3, 2013
Great for Tower Defense Fans
Finally a new tower defense game with the perfect amount of challenge. I have never written a review before, but I felt as if this game was getting a bad rap. Yes, it is difficult. Replay levels to gain gems and increase the damage/range of your towers, and you will be fine. I also enjoy the strategy involved on figuring out the best placement of towers. Where will you get the most bang for your buck? Which paths converge? A great variety of monsters to defend against, and, although I wish the spells were stronger, the types of available spells fit the needs of the game. I can't stop playing this one. :D
February 2, 2013
Great game! Kingdom Rush style!
Tricky levels, challenging gameplay! Nice graphics+
January 28, 2013
I read ALL of the reviews and agree that it can be tough. I play a lot of TD games and find this one interestingly unique. The DEVs created a gem but could have polished it more for a better shine is all. Overall, it rocks!
Many levels involve a "trick" starting strategy that once you learn it, the level becomes much easier. As others have said, just keep trying different approaches. In defense of the DEVs, maybe they intentionally gave each level only 4-6 waves so you don't waste time figuring it out. I love Toy Defense, but imagine learning on level 20+ you have the wrong strategy and have to start over... ha.... ha.
The variety of this game is amazing. Tower upgrades that can be converted to totally differnet functions, enemies that heal, enemies that sleep towers AND create units, and being able to cast spells onto the map. Wow! Love it.
I've played through the 1st campaign on easy without having to go back to levels to get more gems fortunately. I can imagine I may have to on harder difficulties. But once again, the DEVs have provided a way for those who are getting stuck.
The graphics go well with the theme, and for a change I've left the pleasant music on low. The gun sounds could be better. When I first started I thought the Dart and Cannon towers were shooting spit wads. I wanna hear Big Booming noises coming out of my defenders as mad, raving hordes race across my Kingdom, COME ON!!!! They got better. The artillery and sniper sounds are more appropriate, thanks. The queen and I sleep better now, hehe.
Would be nice when upgrading/buying towers to see some numerical data on the effects and which units it can shoot. ie ground or flying. Overall, job well done DEVs. I'm sure I'll be playing this for quite awhile as it can be HARD!
April 27, 2013
It's hard for me to find a game to spend days with. Royal Defense is such a kind of game. I've been playing for more than one month. I guess I'm gonna finish soon, unfortunately before Royal Defense 2 released...
April 10, 2013
Challenging Yet Not Impossible
This one has some unique strategy that takes time to figure out on some levels. Can be difficult but far from impossible.
March 8, 2013
Actually requires some thought to complete
This is a good strategy game that requires some thought to complete. Difficult to get three stars on some of the later levels but all the more interesting for that
February 2, 2013
Glad i didn't listen to all the neg feed back!
I thought the game was fun. If you like strategy games then this is a good one. Keep you thinking because you really have to watch how things move to see where to put the cannons n stuff. Enjoyed it!
February 1, 2013
Is the best !Fantastico ! Suuuper
January 31, 2013
Excellent Game and Quality
Very fun and well built tower defense game. Nice graphics and great sound/music. Nice to see a game that isn't another dark fantasy hidden object game.
January 30, 2013