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What do you call this genre?

06-06-2010, 09:04 AM
#1
Joined: Jun 2010
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What do you call this genre?

I'm talking about those sidescrolling "RTS" games where you buy units that automatically march to the right and use a cannon to support their attacks, that pattern is very common on the app store but I don't know the name for it.
06-06-2010, 09:14 AM
#2
Joined: Feb 2010
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Side-scrolling tower defense.
06-06-2010, 09:25 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by KDR_11k View Post
I'm talking about those sidescrolling "RTS" games where you buy units that automatically march to the right and use a cannon to support their attacks, that pattern is very common on the app store but I don't know the name for it.
If your looking for a good one, get Cartoon Wars. It is the only one that is actually challenging, that I have found.

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06-06-2010, 09:44 AM
#4
Joined: Dec 2008
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They're sort of called Castle Defense games, but they're a bit different.
Castle Conflict is a good one.
06-06-2010, 01:52 PM
#5
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Osmiral View Post
If your looking for a good one, get Cartoon Wars. It is the only one that is actually challenging, that I have found.
I hate them all (and went through quite a few until I found LASW), just wanted to know the name for the genre for easy referencing.