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App description: "What does it take to make an addictive game? Not too much just some simple controls, fantastic graphics, and basic physics. Defender of the Wood is one such game."
- Appsrumors 5/5 Stars

"The game is a good play, and we'd highly recommend it to arcade game fans."
- MacNN.com

Summer is Coming.

The realm is in peril! Nasty little Goblin-Things have been spotted massing in the forest. The King has assembled his best archers for training to prepare for the onslaught! Is it too little too late?

Test your skill! Find out what it takes to impress Lord Astirian and become... a Defender of the Wood. Take on the goblin horde and challenge your friends' hi-scores!

The King has also put out a grand bounty on the fearsome creatures. Make sure you upgrade your amor and weapons before taking the war to their dragon commander.

One person called it "a tour de force in finger pressing."

Features:

- Newfangled wind dynamic! Keep an eye on that flag.
- Aim Assist? Pah! Aim Assist is for the weak!
- Top of the line VGA graphics!
- Outstanding anachronistic emitter effects.
- Unparalleled Parallax. (Not Really)
- Incredible 320x200 resolution.

PeteOzzy's comments:


My iPad isn't updated enough to play this so I haven't been able to quality check, sorry. But the humour and visuals seem good enough to risk at least.
08-14-2014, 02:43 AM
#2
Joined: Jun 2010
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Posts: 113
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It's a single screen, shooting arrows at a target. I give it half a star.

08-14-2014, 08:12 AM
#3
Joined: Aug 2014
Location: Nostalgia Forest
Posts: 16
Sorry, it's my first attempt at a game. I'm planning to flesh it out as time permits.
08-14-2014, 01:28 PM
#4
Joined: Apr 2013
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 81
It has potential, but it definitely needs more variety and substance.
08-14-2014, 07:22 PM
#5
Joined: Aug 2014
Location: Nostalgia Forest
Posts: 16
Thanks, I think I might pull it for now and re-release later with more content. I thought it would do for now as a light distraction or whatever but it's not really my final vision for it.
08-15-2014, 12:39 AM
#6
Joined: Apr 2013
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 81
I think that would be a good idea. I like what you have, but it just needs more. It'd be sweet if there was a story involved with varying missions. Ability to upgrade your bow. Give it that RPG edge that makes games more fun. I'd also like to see a paid option in the game that would eliminate the hideous banner ad ats at the top of the screen.
08-15-2014, 08:05 AM
#7
Game Impressions

08-15-2014, 10:04 AM
#8
Joined: Aug 2014
Location: Nostalgia Forest
Posts: 16
Thanks man, you've made me feel a little better about my first endeavor! It's also like you read my To Do list too! My #1 enemy is time, I'm doing everything on this part-time.

Anyway, I'm gonna have little Goblin dudes to shoot at soon hopefully, I'll see if I can prototype some gameplay this weekend.

I also want to add different types of enemies and power-ups. I may also highlight the wind flag at the start 'cause everyone is totally missing that wind mechanic.
08-15-2014, 10:14 AM
#9
Joined: Aug 2014
Location: Nostalgia Forest
Posts: 16
Hey thanks for the video Sanuku!
08-15-2014, 11:42 AM
#10
Joined: Apr 2013
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 81
Quote:
Originally Posted by Astirian View Post
Thanks man, you've made me feel a little better about my first endeavor! It's also like you read my To Do list too! My #1 enemy is time, I'm doing everything on this part-time.

Anyway, I'm gonna have little Goblin dudes to shoot at soon hopefully, I'll see if I can prototype some gameplay this weekend.

I also want to add different types of enemies and power-ups. I may also highlight the wind flag at the start 'cause everyone is totally missing that wind mechanic.
Sounds awesome. Enemies and other targets are a good idea. Changing the scenery would be cool too. Not sure how much time and effort that would take, but I think it would make the experience more robust.

Highlighting the wind would also be a good idea. I had no clue about it until I noticed it just now watching the above video.