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App description: A unique blend of Tower Defense, neon glowing chess pieces and crazy mayhem, Knight Defense will have you scrambling for strategies to defeat waves of evil red glowing pawns, rooks, horsies and... cats. And you'll be supporting an indie dev, yay!

- "A creative and intelligent action-puzzle game dressed in sharp neon graphics." - 4/4 (MUST HAVE) - slidetoplay.com
- "A brilliant mix of real time strategy and tower defense with a classic chess theme. It gets an Editorís Choice award, and my warm recommendation." - touchgen.net
- "Catchy, unique and enjoyable" - kotaku.com
- "A neon-hued board game beatdown that might make you forget all about Angry Birds" - gamesradar.com
- "A surprisingly deep tower defense game that ís well worth a play" - 148apps.com
- "Original, compelling and downright addictive." - appsized.com

FEATURES:
- Awesome glow graphics in full high resolution Retina Display glory!
- Addictive, innovative gameplay - easy to learn, hard to master
- Figure out your own unique strategy for each hand-crafted level
- Game Center Achievements & Leaderboards
- Easy, Medium & Hard difficulty levels
- Immersive music & audio

LEAD YOUR FORCES TO VICTORY WITH SPECIAL ABILITIES:
- Pawn - Freezes enemies in place
- Knight - Doubles attack speed
- Bishop - Heals allies
- Rook - Shoots powerful lasers
- Queen - Destroys enemies with an immense blast
- King - Shields allies

DEFEAT HORDES OF RAVENOUS ENEMIES:
- Upgrade your forces to increase attack and health
- Protect your King at all costs, even if you must sacrifice your other forces!
- Lead your enemies to their doom by baiting them with your King if you dare!

zebrica's comments:


Knight Defense for iPhone/iPod Touch has launched! If you would like a promo code, reply to this thread, I'm giving away 20! Ratings/reviews on iTunes would be greatly appreciated!

Knight Defense combines action and strategy in a dynamic re-imagining of the tower defense genre. It's bold, intelligent, challenging & fun.

Think tower defense + glow graphics + lots of explosions + chess pieces.

Gameplay:
- Defeat all waves of enemies without losing your King.
- Your pieces fire at enemies in distinct patterns reminiscent of chess pieces. Each time a piece fires in a particular direction there is a short delay before it can fire again in that direction.
- If an enemy hits one of your pieces it explodes and damages that piece (and sometimes the pieces around it).
- Combos: destroy multiple enemies at once to greatly increase your score.
- Each of your pieces can be upgraded 7 times, increasing health and attack, as well as healing the piece back to full health and allowing it to fire immediately in all available directions.
- Each piece has a unique special ability with a cooldown before it can be used again. Eg. making nearby pieces fire twice as fast or healing nearby pieces.
- Enemies vary in health, speed and attack power.
- Enemies home towards your King, so where you position him determines their movement.
- Pieces can protect each other, reducing the damage they take.

Features:
- Move and upgrade your forces in real-time to defeat the waves of enemies determined to destroy your king.
- Each level is a hand-crafted scenario with many different ways to win.
- The levels are divided into easy, medium and hard difficulties. Can you beat the hard levels?
- Unlock achievements and rocket to the top of the global leader boards with OpenFeint!
- Free updates to come - more levels and achievements.
- Resume exactly where you left off when you restart the app.


Enjoy the game!


And there's an iPad (HD) version as well:
iTunes
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08-24-2010, 10:12 PM
#2
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 975
The graphics look really good, wouldn't mind a promo code

08-24-2010, 10:13 PM
#3
Joined: May 2010
Location: Reno, NV
Posts: 98
I'd appreciate a promo code.
08-24-2010, 10:14 PM
#4
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 16
I'd love a code!
08-24-2010, 10:15 PM
#5
congrats on release. love chess, love td's.

game looks great. appreciate a promo code thx!
08-24-2010, 10:15 PM
#6
Count me in for a promo code!

edit: wait, did anybody say anything about codes? ???

Currently beta testing/ have beta tested: Novarift, New York Zombies (NYZ), Depict, Armada: galactic war.
Alpha Testing: Mission Europa.

Last edited by megasamus1; 08-24-2010 at 10:18 PM. Reason: fixed info
08-24-2010, 10:15 PM
#7
Joined: Sep 2008
Location: Sweden
Posts: 186
Looks cool! Promo code please.
08-24-2010, 10:16 PM
#8
Joined: Oct 2009
Posts: 2,242
Quote:
Originally Posted by BBD View Post
I'd appreciate a promo code.
So would I!
08-24-2010, 10:18 PM
#9
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 742
Promo code please!
08-24-2010, 10:20 PM
#10
Would love a promo-code, looks pretty awesome! Will leave a review after play testing it a bit.