Level Up Labs is proud to announce their new Tower Defense / RPG hybrid Defender's Quest  for Mac, Windows, and Linux!

Video:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wFkdCv7daTs

Playable demo: http://www.defendersquest.com/play_demo.html

In the midst of a devastating epidemic, a young woman finds herself unceremoniously dumped into a plague colony full of monsters. Discovering a strange "half-way world" between life and death, she proceeds to gather a small army of disaffected survivors and sets off in hope of escape!

Defender's Quest is a unique blend of real-time Tower Defense strategy and tactical RPG meta-game, complete with a colorful cast of characters and fast-paced story-telling.

This game respects your time. Play through the game's "casual" missions for a quick 2-5 hour experience, or hunker down and take on "advanced" and "extreme" missions for the hardcore 30+ hour experience you crave. 

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Defender's Quest is available for sale NOW at www.defendersquest.com!

The game is currently being offered under an initial release price of $6.99. Everyone who buys the game will receive FREE updates to all future versions of the game. 

In a few months a bonus release will be offered, including lots of extra goodies, secrets, and extended end-game content, at a price of $9.99.

The games original soundtrack is also available for sale for 99 cents when bundled with a purchase of the game. 

Features:

-  DRM Free!

-  Import save file from the demo!

-  Runs on Windows, Mac, and Linux!

-  Tower-defense style tactical battle system!

-  Customizable characters!

-  Story written by USDA certified English major! *

-  ~100 Uniquely designed battle challenges over 34 maps!

-  Extreme challenges for Hardcore types!

-  Casual challenges for Your Mom! **

-  Skippable / pausable cutscenes!

-  Accessibility features for gamers with disabilities!

-  Bonus "endless" challenge modes! (Not available in demo)

-  Multiple bullet points!

*The U.S. Department of Agriculture does not certify the freshness of domestically grown English Majors.

**The USDA has certified, however, that your mother is a classy lady. You should call her sometime, she misses you.

-  Things we didn't include:

-  40+ hours of padding

-  Zillions of random battles

-  Pointless fetch quests

-  Whiny emo kids

-  Deliberate micro-management

-  Cumbersome menus six layers deep

-  $60 price tag

-  Aeris dying

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Nice things people have said:

"It's a mix between Tower Defense and a 

traditional RPG and it's REALLY fun."

-Robert Boyd, Cthulhu Saves the World

"The RPG aspects are a real credit to the game... 

this is the first time I've been so engaged by 

tower defense in a while!"

-Rodain Joubert, Desktop Dungeons

"Pretty much the perfect expression of tower defense in its traditional form."

-Tom Auxier, Nightmaremode.net

"Productivity = Gone"

-Andrew Smee, Rock, Paper, Shotgun

Nice articles people have written:

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http://nightmaremode.net/2011/10/defenders-quest-impressions-and-the-future-of-the-tower-defense-12731/

http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2011/10/11/thats-my-productivity-gone-defenders-quest/

http://www.diygamer.com/2011/10/lars-doucet-making-defenders-quest-accessible-interview/

http://n4g.com/news/863788/lars-doucet-on-how-defenders-quest-is-not-final-fantasy-crystal-defenders

http://www.structuregaming.com/2012/01/17/hands-on-preview-defenders-quest/

   


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