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App description: Collect and upgrade dozens of troop cards, build your squad and lead them to victory in an all new type of shoot-em-up! Build and customize your island to fend off enemy raids, forge an unstoppable clan and battle to win Trophies, power and glory. The enemy HQ is in your sights... RAID ON!!!

PLEASE NOTE! RAID HQ is completely free to play. However, some game items can be purchased for real money. If you don't want to use this feature, please disable in-app purchases in your device's settings.

A network connection is required to play.

FEATURES
Build and upgrade your collection of amazing squad cards, each with their own unique weapons and abilities
Develop your island into an unbeatable fortress
Shoot-up enemy bases to unlock rewards, collect powerful squad cards and upgrade existing ones
Construct the ultimate raiding deck to defeat any opponent
Raid other players worldwide to steal their trophies and treasure
Defend your island with turrets, tanks, choppers and massive mechs
Explore a huge archipelago to capture resources and new squad cards
Create a Clan to share troops, chat and build your very own community
Progress through the leagues and leader-boards to become number one


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Description
Collect and upgrade dozens of troop cards, build your squad and lead them to victory in an all new type of shoot-em-up! Build and customize your island to fend off enemy raids, forge an unstoppable clan and battle to win Trophies, power and glory. The enemy HQ is in your sights... RAID ON!!!

PLEASE NOTE! RAID HQ is completely free to play. However, some game items can be purchased for real money. If you don't want to use this feature, please disable in-app purchases in your device's settings.

A network connection is required to play.

FEATURES
● Build and upgrade your collection of amazing squad cards, each with their own unique weapons and abilities
● Develop your island into an unbeatable fortress
● Shoot-up enemy bases to unlock rewards, collect powerful squad cards and upgrade existing ones
● Construct the ultimate raiding deck to defeat any opponent
● Raid other players worldwide to steal their trophies and treasure
● Defend your island with turrets, tanks, choppers and massive mechs
● Explore a huge archipelago to capture resources and new squad cards
● Create a Clan to share troops, chat and build your very own community
● Progress through the leagues and leader-boards to become number one

05-20-2016, 05:27 PM
#2
Enjoying this so far.

Fast paced game play (almost bullet hell style), nice graphics, some strategic depth, quite polished. Not yet sure how good/punishing the freemium implementation is, but many timers can be reduced by watching an advert. Had one brief contact with support (I managed to miss getting the free rare character in the tutorial) and they responded quickly and helpfully.

So far I'd recommend trying if a bullet hell / base building / freemium / raiding type game appeals to you.

05-20-2016, 06:52 PM
#3
Joined: Mar 2016
Posts: 364
Yep, its difficult to put this into any particular category, as they have done a good job to taking what seems to work from a lot of popular games and making something unique and original with it.. Very fun game, indeed.. Little bit of Clash Royale, Clash of Clans, Battle Beach, etc.. There is a fair amount of depth and some very neat upgrade options along the way, like skill trees for all your troop cards, and a separate one for your base, etc..
05-21-2016, 03:40 PM
#4
Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 5
So far I like this game, one down side is the raid resources have to wait till you open the chip
05-22-2016, 01:28 AM
#5
Joined: Jul 2013
Posts: 616
These guys did a good job with their previous game, cartel kings. They married light gun shooter style gameplay with modern freemium elements and iap. It was something unusual for the app store.

They seem to have used a similar inspiration to marry side scrolling shooter/bullet hell gameplay with clash of clones style base building here. Im particularly impressed with the elements ripped from clash royale, namely leveling up your units by cards, and gaining new cards on a short timer for pvp wins. Its the most fluent use of clash royale progression Ive seen since clash royale itself.

At the end of the day it feels like these devs are making games for gamers. I admit the freemium elements are baked into the crust of the game, but the core gameplay was made for us.
05-22-2016, 08:09 AM
#6
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
Posts: 1,333
This looks n sounds interesting.
Are the timers similar to clash royale?
05-22-2016, 01:27 PM
#7
Joined: Jul 2013
Posts: 616
Theres a base building element which I strongly suspect will have lengthy clash of clans style timers.

The other timers are straight from clash royale. 3h free chest, 24h pvp/crown chest, 2h (or 4h for rare) pvp rewards chest - you can have up to 4 of these waiting to unlock.
05-22-2016, 10:54 PM
#8
Joined: Jul 2015
Posts: 155
Quote:
Originally Posted by Snotty128 View Post
Theres a base building element which I strongly suspect will have lengthy clash of clans style timers.

The other timers are straight from clash royale. 3h free chest, 24h pvp/crown chest, 2h (or 4h for rare) pvp rewards chest - you can have up to 4 of these waiting to unlock.
See, it's not being anti F2P but we don't need more of this. I suspect if a developer releases a game very similar to Clash Royale but in a premium package, it would be very popular, especially if it was well made, and had multiplayer. TA would love that.

F2P can work like Crossy Road, but now every other game uses CR style monetization and that is getting really old. This game slapped a new theme on and is pretty much riding on the coattails of Clash Royales popularity and it's not going to get that far using the exact same system. Now we enter the inevitable trend where every dev tries to make a mini moba card battler whatever the hell. And with every carbon copy of Clash the genre degrades further and further and almost degrades clash royale in a way.

I'm pleading to a dev to make something premium out of this kind of game, say, $4.99 a suggestion. But enough with the 8 hour timers we have better things to do and love the gameplay but hate the sheen of greed spread throughout.

I'd like to think I'm speaking for a couple people here.
05-23-2016, 01:39 PM
#9
I hate that epics cost gems only in store and its almost impossible to get gems. Is there any way to get gems other than buy?
05-23-2016, 02:05 PM
#10
Joined: Jul 2013
Posts: 616
Not sure what you mean about epics costing gems. You can spend gems on them, but Im about to open my third epic from pvp and Ive not spent anything