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TurtleStrike – Live Turn Based Competitive Multiplayer Coming to Mobile Devices

12-04-2012, 08:59 AM
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TurtleStrike – Live Turn Based Competitive Multiplayer Coming to Mobile Devices

Hey guys!

Do you remember the times playing Battleships? Carefully positioning your fleet or trying to put all ships together in kinda suicidal mix? Do you remember the feeling, perfectly hitting bazooka shot in a game of Worms? Do you have fond memories of all the board games you have played, pushing your soldiers across the battlefield? Those were the days, eh? Well, now you don’t need to just sit around and remember those great moments. You can experience all this once again in TurtleStrike!

Here’s a list of a few features :
- iOS/Android Multiplayer Strategy; Live Turn Based (both players plan their moves at the same time and turn is then resolved simultaneously)
- Skill-based competitive gameplay with regular tournaments and prizes up to US$1000
- Free to Play, but not Pay to Win; Weapon upgrades are more like “sidegrades”. That better weapon might not be better for your strategy at all¨

So how does it work?

Both you and your opponent start with 10 turtles and first player who manages to wipe all enemy turtles wins. But before the game starts, you have to place your turtles into 3 formations. You can customize different shapes of formations – as long as your turtles are touching side to side.

Ok, you have your turtles in place, now what? Each formation can do one of the following actions during each turn:

Move - Free move, no more squares
Shoot a Missile – usually a short ranged ballistic weapon.
Shoot a Torpedo - a long ranged signature weapon that can be guided around islands and obstacles by “painting” on your touch screen.

There are also special moves:

Shield – each group can shield itself only once per match; turtles in a chosen formation hide inside their shells, making themselves invulnerable for that turn.
Use Secret Special Weapon - cooldown-based unique abilities that can completely change the outcome of the match

We have a lot of nice concept art on our page:
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And the first screenshots of our recent alfa build:
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You can check out the game at www.turtlestrike.com

We are trying something new on mobile devices (Competitive multiplayer! Constant balancing! Tournaments! Prizes!) and we would love to hear your feedback. So tell us what do you think so far?
07-09-2013, 02:02 AM
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TurtleStrike: Hands-On Preview


Turtlestrike - Android Gameplay



TurtleStrike is slated for release on July 25th

Silly humans and your 4 dimensions. WE have 7...hundred thousandths!!! (:

Last edited by sicksilvo; 07-09-2013 at 02:04 AM.

07-10-2013, 03:02 AM
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07-10-2013, 08:13 AM
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TurtleStrike Release Date Announced

Release date is closing on us; TurtleStrike launches on 25th July 2013!
http://www.turtlestrike.com/news/182...ew-screenshots

07-15-2013, 11:44 PM
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Overview of TurtleStrike Mechanics: Special Weapon Effects

You can encounter a few special effects during a TurtleStrike match that can completely change the outcome of the match. So without further ado, here is the description of all the special effects.

http://www.turtlestrike.com/news/202...weapon-effects

07-15-2013, 11:46 PM
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TurtleStrike Signature Weapon: The Torpedo

Unlike basic ballistic missiles, a torpedo can be guided around environmental obstacles on the battlefield. Take this situation for example – there are cliffs and islands between the player’s turtles and their target. Any missile fired in this situation would explode on those cliffs. But there is always the trusty torpedo!

http://www.turtlestrike.com/news/172...on-the-torpedo

07-22-2013, 03:47 PM
#7
TurtleStrike Teaser: Evolution!


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Strategy meets nature's tanks in TurtleStrike; a uniquely competitive experience from eeGon, featuring multiplayer-only gameplay and tournaments with real-money prizes, coming to iOS and Android on July 25.

Silly humans and your 4 dimensions. WE have 7...hundred thousandths!!! (:
07-24-2013, 08:08 AM
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The Definite Guide to All TurtleStrike Super Weapons

Get a head start while waiting for TurtleStrike to be released. Read this guide and hit the ground running!

http://www.turtlestrike.com/news/242...-super-weapons