Quantcast
Tower defense meets RPG in ambitious Defender's Quest - Destructoid

DestructoidJapanatorTomopopFlixist



Defender's Quest: Valley of the Forgotten  



Tower defense meets RPG in ambitious Defender's Quest


7:00 PM on 01.20.2012



Defender's Quest: Valley of the Forgotten feels like it was designed by people who really understand what makes the tower-defense genre enjoyable, and how it can be improved. Elements normally found in role-playing games are present here, and there's an intriguing story -- yep, this one is dangerous.

If you're vaguely compelled by the trailer, be sure to try the in-browser demo, which allows you to export save data. Defender's Quest is being sold for $6.99 and that includes all future game updates. The developers were even nice enough to offer a coupon code (DESTRUCT). Use it this month to knock a dollar off the price tag.








Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.





timeline following:
Defender's Quest: Valley of the Forgotten



5:45 PM on 07.02.2013
Long tail: How Defender's Quest is doing better than ever

Defender's Quest: Valley of the Forgotten is one of the better tower defense titles you might not have heard of. Through clever use of role-playing mechanics, you're compelled to stick with its (admittedly pretty good) storyl...more



9:00 PM on 10.24.2012
Defender's Quest headed to Steam and other platforms soon

Every so often, a tower defense title is able to pull me in, utterly disrupting my ability to function as a productive member of society. One of the more recent games to claim that victory was Defender's Quest, which not near...more



2:00 PM on 01.28.2012
Review: Defender's Quest: Valley of the Forgotten

Certain genres more than others can be forgiven when skimping on narrative. I would argue that tower defense games can readily get away this without receiving many complaints, since the act of massacring enemy troops tends to...more




Strategy games

4:00 PM on 04.18.2014
The Darkest Dungeon gods were kind to me

Hot off its huge Kickstarter success, Darkest Dungeon is already in a playable-enough state to have a demo at PAX East 2014. Although the demo was only a short snippet of what's to come, it was easy to get a sense of the them...more



2:45 PM on 04.18.2014
Civilization: Beyond Earth designers inspired by Cosmos

To take a brief aside from videogames: are you watching Cosmos: a Spacetime Odyssey? If not, you should be, especially if you are not particularly scientifically literate. It is filled with a lot of important information abou...more



11:30 AM on 04.18.2014
WANT: Chroma Squad: Sentai Tactical Manager

One of my favorite upcoming indie games right now is Chroma Squad: Sentai Tactical Manager, coming to Steam later this year. All you need to know is that it features strategy RPG combat with sentai (Japanese hero squad)...more



View all Strategy games






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more