Winter Falling: Survival Strategy

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-- UPDATE 1.2--
- Erase Plan button added to clear all units during the planning phase
- fate bug fixed
- veterans and catapults deal more damage
- hero placement should be more important

Can you defend Winterfell better than Game of Thrones screenwriters could?


Tonight's the night!
The undead army is at your doorstep, only your castle walls stand in its way to total domination.
Withstand the siege and survive until dawn! Winter Falling castle cannot fall.

Survival will require sacrifice...

- ​Build trenches and set them on fire when needed.
- Place units in strategic locations to create chokepoints.
- Give orders to boost morale and crush the incoming undead.
- Survive until dawn!

Discuss your strategies on discord - https://discord.gg/2JRjkku

A well-trained eye might spot many and many references to the Game of Thrones series.
This is my little homage to their Winterfell battle. I'd like to give you a chance to command a better defense than the show had.

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I would like to be able to play easier levels again once the game is completed to try and get less casualties

I was able to get the big "W" after five attempts! I completely agree that this is one of the most difficult games I've played but that only makes a victory feel more tasty when reached. My tactic is to send the big shlong cavalry at the king to disrupt his reviving pattern and let the infantry and archers take care of the frustrated king and remaining army. Please do NOT vote low because you cannot figure it out. I'm looking forward to your future projects, Rarykos!

I like the simple graphics and the nice soundtrack. But I have to agree with some of the others here in that it is incredibly difficult. Not the "You died? Well, get good" kind, but more like "You died? well, bite me" kind.
I normally like games like this. But this one really takes the cake when it comes to difficulty. I mean, You must know EXACTLY what to do and where to place your troops, and right in the first mission of all places!

Most games lets you make one or two mistakes at the beginning. But this one? Sheesh...

Undead revive each 10 seconds or something. WHAT THE ****.
And you don't have enough energy/thingy to reach the boss before the enemies are back on their feet. Not to mention the battle is totally inclined in favor of the undead.
Good execution. HORRIFIC (in the bad sense) gameplay.
Oh and a little edit to lower the rating again. I try to charge again with the cavalry - NO STRENGTH!? What the... What strength? THE COOLDOWN IS OVER. MOVE.

Rarykos responds:

Sorry it flew over your head, it's for the smart kids.

It's a fantastic game in its execution. This is, in it's essence, a perfect flashgame. Brings me back.

My only gripe is that you can't speed up the setup, say, place all the unit at once or condense the choices to checkboxes.

Credits & Info

3.60 / 5.00

Jul 26, 2019
10:50 AM EDT
Strategy - Real-time (RTS)
  • Unity