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The Archerland

rated 3.84 / 5 stars
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Strategy - Tower Defense

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Jul 9, 2009 | 6:00 PM EDT

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Welcome to the Archerland. To play this game you need to know the following:

The game
The aim of the game is to build your town and do not let your castle to be conquered. Roll over on the castle to see its health line. When the health line is empty your town is conquered end the game is over.

1. Main menu
In the right menu on the top you can see your fortune - gold, wood and stones. You will need this resources to build buildings or buy weapons. Lower you can see your weapons (mangonels and cannons) and your army. You can see the pit and tower too. Build the tower to place an archer on it, make a pit to make enemies go slowly. If you have selected the item but you changed your mind, you can click on "cancel button" or press "Esc". In the bottom it is shown the day, week and month of your playing. Lower you can see what kind of enemies will attack you next day. Click "Next day" or press "Space" to start a new day. Click on the pause icon in right top corner or press "p" to pause the game. Click on "Speed" or press "s" to change the speed of the game.

2. Building menu
Click on the castle image on the right panel to go to the building menu. You can also click on your castle or press "c" to do the same action. Here you can build different buildings. Each building has its purpose. If the item shown in green you can click on it and read the description of the building, find out its cost and either build it or go back. You can build just one building in one day.

3. Weapons and army
You can click on the archer, mangonel or cannon that is already placed on ground to see the upgrade menu. In right corner you can see the information about item. Click "Upgrade" or press "u" to upgrade the item. If you click "Remove" or press "r" you will be able to place the item on the ground again, but all upgrades will be lost.

Good Luck!



Rated 4 / 5 stars

Fine, even if a bit limited

You should fix a couple of glitches:
-somehow, while upgrading an archer, my money got to NaN and since then I had infinite cash. I had already nearly ended the game but I'm sure it is not meant.
-the last "tutorial window" (the one which tells you to click on "next day") never disappeared and stayed there the whole time.
Also you should make it impossible to place pits in the grass or upon previously existent pits.
Again, the tutorial windows looked displaced to me, always a slot below what they meant.
You could add a boss, a once in a while, or different levels of building (ie: Town->City->Region->State->Whatever) or an opposing town or something else to bring this from its actual tower defence look to a RTS one.


Rated 4 / 5 stars

Yeah! TD!!

You're awesome, man. Eventhough tower defensa are SO common, I really like them much..

I'm looking forward for another game like this, okay?

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Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

Fun, but a little too easy.

On medium it was nearly impossible to lose.
Also, I ran afoul of the same gold = NaN glitch as others did.
Still, it was pretty fun.

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Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

fun at first...

but i quit after month 3 because i got bored... its too (how do i say this) plain(?)

you need to add some more color exitement and fun into the game

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Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

Pretty decent game

All around, but it was way too easy, and I found a couple bugs. At one point I was trying to upgrade an archer and when I clicked on the archer it selected a mangonel as well and instead of the actual stats everything just said unknown and showed the picture of the mangonel instead of the archer. When that happened my gold instead of showing numbers just turned into NaN and from that point on I couldn't tell how much money I had. Other than that, good job :] Make it a little more difficult though.