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D-Day Defender

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First Blood 10 Points

Kill your first enemy.

Game Over 10 Points

Let history take its course.

Having a Blast 10 Points

Launch your first mortar strike.

Movie Fan 10 Points

Don't skip any of the in-game cutscenes.

Pacifist 10 Points

Die without killing a single enemy.

Cannon Fodder 25 Points

Kill 100 footsoldiers.

Collateral 25 Points

Take out least 5 enemies with one explosion.

FLAK Expert 25 Points

Shoot down 6 enemy airplanes.

Panzerschreck 25 Points

Destroy 6 tanks.

Getting the Hang of it 50 Points

Stay alive for 50 hours.

Hang in There 50 Points

Regain your health after nearly dying.

Massacre 50 Points

Destroy 500 enemies.

Get Out More 100 Points

Survive for 250 hours.

Master Tactician 100 Points

Chain 4 explosions.

Author Comments

*Now with medals!*
*Thanks a million for the frontpage! This has been a dream of mine since I joined NG 4 years ago*
*Also, at this rate I can't comment on every review, I do read all of them though and every bit of feedback is appreciated!*

D-Day: June 6, 1944, 6:30 am. 160,000 allied infantry troops are approaching the coasts of Normandy to conduct the largest amphibious landing in history. There you are, a lone soldier in a turret. How long can you hold them off?

Note: D-Day Defender is not beatable. History will have its course, and the Allied Invasion will succeed. But how long will you endure?

INSTRUCTIONS
Controls:
- Mouse to aim and shoot by clicking.
- "A" to reload
- "S" to use 'engineer powerups', and;
- "D" to launch a mortar strike (when it's ready).
- "P" to pause the game
- "M" to mute.

Pro-Tips:
- Fire at groups of enemies for better efficiency.
- Vehicles explode, time those well so you take out a couple of soldiers as well.
- Gun overheated? Reload while you wait!

Major thanks to the following guys for beta-testing this game: Deadclever23, liaaaam, Saza, and other people I've forgotten (sorry). Even bigger thanks to Zuggz for decompiling my swf after I lost al my files in a crash. Decompilers are quite useful after all, so are back-ups.
Also props to FatKidWitAJetPak for writing the cutscenes!

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Heinrich Severloh hielt rein

What a game. There really isn't much here in terms of gameplay compared to other base defense games due to the lack of upgrades. But that's okay because this game isn't about winning. It's about the perils of war. Which is so beautifully described in the cutscenes. Also, the Art style with everything as a silhouette is nice.

One of my fav games on this site

Felt like I should play this game today, 75 years since D-Day.

This is a good game.Congratulations amigo
-Maicol

Iam impressed.This is great...The animation is great and simple,the gameplay great,i love it.
-Geroans

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Uploaded
Jun 6, 2009
3:38 AM EDT
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