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Magic Guard->Free

08-23-2013, 12:39 AM
Joined: Dec 2009
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posts: 5,500
Magic Guard->Free

08-23-2013, 05:36 AM
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 22,193
Anyone tried this? My ipad's full at the moment and i dont weant to delete anything just to test out a game.

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08-23-2013, 08:51 AM
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 1
I just downloaded it and didn't like it. The pictures are misleading. I thought it was one where you can roam around freely like skyrim. But it's just a 3d castle defense type game.
08-23-2013, 09:31 AM
Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 694
Same here. iPhone and iPad are full. Soooo many games!! :-)
Any other opinion about this game?
08-23-2013, 11:01 AM
Even though I'd have better things to do,with Splinter Cell and Saints Row calling,I've downloaded this just to see if my hunch was correct,and it was.

This is basically a cheap ripoff of the pc/xbox game Orcs must die,same idea,the idea is the same,just slightly retextured,the hero is similar and with the same style of clothes,same weapons (you start with the same crossbow as the original game),same guardians (archer and paladin),same traps but with slightly different textures and names,judge for yourself looking at the original game screenshots,same ui layout,same map with blue numbers,traps etc...

Just judge yourselves while looking at screenshot 5.

As if it wasn't enough,the game is horrible,nothing like the one it copies,low res graphics,repetitive sounds,clunky interface,bad english translation.

Stay away and don't waste time and device space,I,for one,will report it to the original developers.
08-23-2013, 03:57 PM
Joined: May 2012
Location: In the Chatroom
Posts: 15,520
Ok, thanks, passedz.
08-23-2013, 04:05 PM
Joined: Dec 2009
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posts: 5,500
I keep reading about orcs must die ripoffs. Or, this game, atmleast. I never played Orcs must Die! But it sounds like a ripoff of a (IIRC) Techmo Koei game series for the PS1.
08-23-2013, 09:30 PM
Joined: Apr 2013
Posts: 22
Orcs Must Die! Is a fantastic game.
If you like it you should give Magic Guard a try, especially for free.
08-24-2013, 11:02 AM
Joined: Jul 2012
Location: USA
Posts: 3,693
gameplay vid

08-24-2013, 11:07 AM
Joined: Dec 2010
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 9,494
Magic Guard is free and people can't even be bothered to download? I've had it wishlisted since release and think it looks very promising. I remember the developer being pretty humble and open in the game's thread at that time. Besides, so much of iOS gaming is comprised of clones it's hard to be dismissive on that basis alone.