Monday, June 29, 2009

Robo Defense Instructions!

These have been a long time coming. Sorry to those of you who do not have a lot of experience with tower defense games and would have benefited by these much sooner. More details on towers and enemies are forthcoming!




Robo Defense Instructions:

Basics

Robots are trying to get from one side of the map to another, and it's your job to stop them by building and upgrading some defense towers. There is always at least one entrance, and there is always an exit directly accross from each entrance. The robots will always exit directly accross from where they entered. Should a robot reach the exit, you can assume that it does something terrible, because it reduces your health by 1. Your health is that little number inside the heart near the top of the screen.


Stay off my lawn!

Details

To start a game, tap "New Game" from the main menu and choose a level. In the full version There are several maps to choose from. The basic level is the easiest, and each map after that gets increasingly harder, with the exception of the VR Training level. From this selection screen, you can also pick a difficulty level. There is no maximum difficulty level. Each time you complete a difficult level ending in 0, you will gain access to the 10 difficulty levels that follow. Be warned that in order to have a prayer on higher difficulty levels, you must upgrade your stats (more on that later).

Since this game uses open maps, you can place the towers wherever you want, as long as there is nothing currently occupying that space and the robots still have a path to the exit. If you want to create a straight shot gauntlet of death, go for it. If you want to make them walk a little, that's an option too. Part of the fun is trying different tower configurations that punish the 9 different kinds robots appropriately, so that they can't escape.


He doesn't like you

Controls

The three basic towers can be placed by dragging a tower from its icon onto the play field and releasing it onto an open square. Once a tower has been placed, tap it, and it can be sold or upgraded into different kinds of towers or more powerful versions of the current tower. To close the upgrade window, simply tap anywhere outside of it. There are 9 different types of towers with varying degrees of upgrades. Be sure to experiment to discover which types of towers and tower layouts work best against the various enemies.

At the bottom of the play screen are two red buttons that you can go through a whole game without touching, but they are useful nonetheless. The first is the pause button. When you press this, the action stops and you can scroll around to see what's happening around the map and admire the killer visuals. You cannot place towers while paused, because that's just not very sporting. The second button is a fast forward button it will make time go three times as fast so that you don't have to wait for robots to walk to their doom. To restore normal time, simply hit the play button that appears.


If the situation looks dire, that's because it is

Sweet Rewards

You'll notice that when you destroy a robot, you get two things, cash and points. Cash is displayed above your health and can be used to buy additional towers or upgrade current ones. Points, however can be used from the main menu to purchase permanent upgrades that will apply to all future games. Even if you lose a game, you can have the consolation that the points you earned will make you more powerful for the next game! Keep in mind that you will get bonuses for playing higher difficulties and completing rounds without letting robots through. If you are having trouble completing a level, try earning some more points for upgrades. If you are a master tower defense player, maybe you want to challenge yourself by completing as high a difficulty level as you can with minimum upgrades.

You may have noticed an achievement section accesible from the main menu. From here you can view all of the various acheivements that are available to earn while playing. You'll know when you unlock an acheivement as a congratulatory message will tell you so. You will also get some sweet, sweet bonus points added to that game's score! Each acheivement will also add to the bonus of every game you play. Acheivements can be great ways to challenge yourself to try new strategies and really learn the game.


Whoa, a lot of work to do

Tips

- Plan ahead. Remember that you can pause at any time to survey the situation and decide what you are going to do next.

- There is no penalty for losing a game. Playing a throw away game to figure out the strengths and weakness of different towers and tower configurations can be a very useful method for becoming a stronger player.

- Even if you think you've found the perfect tower layout for a given map, keep trying new ones. It keeps the game fresh and you might find something that works even better.

- The longer you can keep a robot on the screen, the more damage you can do to it. There are more ways than one to accomplish this.

- When deciding which towers to upgrade, spend money on the towers that robots will spend the most time around.

- If you spend all of your money trying to defend against ground units, air units will ruin your day.

- In the VR Training level, the number of entrances and exits are determined by the letter at the beginning of the code you are asked to enter. The remaining four digits of the code will create a unique set of obstacles, meaning that there are 40,000 possible layouts. If you played this level with fast forward on, 12 hours a day, every day, it would still take you over 5 years to play all of the combinations. When you can't decide what level you want to play, this is a good place to start. If you find a combination that you feel creates an especially sick level, feel free to share that code with others so that they can try it.


VR Level B0639, in case you were wondering

122 comments:

  1. I'll have to read through this when I get a chance. This is long, long overdue. I love your game, and at the same time I want to crush my phone now. I keep dying on the second board when I hit the 80's. Up till then things are going pretty good.

    Need a way to do our own screen shots. Maybe even (dare I hope) a replay feature. So you can review strategy.

    Maybe a cheat mode to roll back and switch your layout (this would require keeping an undo history, obviously).

    In any case, good game. I'm going to break my phone, though.

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  2. I have made progress. I have completely lost my mind. I just beat the ruins on level 30. I think it sunk home when I got addict at like 1am, on a weeknight. Terrible. Your game has sucked me in. I've hit most of the achievements. I think I'll get all pretty soon. Damn game.

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  3. When you purchase upgrades for Towers do the base versions of the these towers also get the upgrades? Or do they only apply to the medium and heavy towers?

    If I have 100% Explosive Power for Missile does this apply for regular $20 missile towers or do I need to upgrade them?

    What are the differences between a Normal, Medium and Heavy tower?

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    1. The permanent upgrades you buy outside the game with the points you earn (shown on the top left of the screen and tallied at the end of the game apply to all towers. In your example, if you get a 100% Explosive Power upgrade it applies to all missile towers (and to artillery as well) you buy in future games.

      The upgrades you buy in the game with $ affect only the single tower you upgrade.

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  5. I am also very interested in the answers to AJ Quick's questions.

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  6. An answer to AJ Quick's question would be good as I could have been spending my points badly all this time!

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  7. How are bonus points allocated for destroying individual robots? Does it matter what weapon they are destroyed with or whether it has been upgraded?

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  8. is there a way to create a savegame? after the last update i had to start all over again!!

    great game!

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  9. How do I launch one of the mines that teleports someone back to the start?

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  10. How do the teleport towers work?

    Love the game. Its very addicting.

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  11. POsted yesterday but for some reason is not up: Why can't I upgrade anything? I have 300k, but then money is not deducted after level 2??? I am using the free version, by the way.

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  12. I would spend my precious time with a beloved person or think about my life rather than playing a virtual game wich has nothing to do with real life. You waste your time, can't have any effort for improving your personality - great, you achieved level xxx - and now? One day before you die you can say, I did it, I achieved level xxx in robo defense!

    Stupid!

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    1. big words from a person wasting time replying on a game site

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  13. wow what a whiney crybaby. If you dont like it then dont play & keep your mouth shut instead of trying to make other people feel stupid. You just succeded in making yourself look like an idiot. Congratulations!

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  14. the free version only lets you upgrade to level 2

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  15. Thanks! Though I was able to buy the mines at Level 3.

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  16. wow, hepa is a bitch. if this game is so stupid, the wtf is up with commenting on a blog post about the game? No "beloved persons" available? Also, learn English dude, and unlike ou I do not need to improve my personality.

    Bitchin game though, makes commuting way less boring.

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  18. Is there a way that you can leave your map set up and just move to the next level? I LOVE this game but hate starting from the beginning every time. Would be SO nice to able to just set it up one time changing things along the way. :) Thanks for the game!

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  19. Sweet game,hours of endless fun.

    Beat the Titan!! Level 25 board 79. Dude
    was easy to beat with rocket towers lvl 10.

    Play the VR Training rounds, they have funky maps.

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  20. Work fine on LG GW620 but sound is always off

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  21. Can you post a description of the points calculation algorithm so we can understand how bonus is used and how to maximize points?

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    1. +1, Please explain how points work. It appears that we get double points for killing robos after a certain number in a brief time period, then 3x, 4x, etc. but it's really hard to tell.

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    2. The points from killing robos aren't actually increased by integer factors; however, when you kill multiple robos in a very short time, the points earned get collapsed into each other on the display. For example, if you have a score of 15,000 and then kill a large number of robos that are each worth 100, the score display will initially look something like 15,000 + 100 + 100 + 100 + 100, but might eventually look like 15,800 + 100 + 100 + 300, even if every robo killed was worth 100. When the list of point values being added to your score gets too long to fit on the line, some of them just get added to each other before they are added to the total score.

      I have documented the points earned for different robos on different difficulties and levels, and I'm confident I understand how it works. Every robo has a basic value, the value it has in level 0-1. (Of course, level 0-1 only contains a single soldier robo; however, the value for any robo on level 0-1 can be extrapolated through linear regression.) On each subsequent level, the robo's value increases by 1/10 the base value. And for each higher difficulty, the value increases by 8 times that, or by 4/5 the base value. For example, droppers have a base value of 70; if you could encounter a dropper on 0-1, it would be worth 70 points. So, suppose you defeat a dropper on 20-65. The slope (increase per level) is (1/10)*70 = 7 points. An increase of 20 difficulty thus gives 8*20*7 = 1120 points, and an increase of 64 levels (the increase from a starting point of 1, not 0) gives 64*7 = 448 points. So the dropper would be worth 70 + 1120 + 448 = 1638 points.

      I believe the base values are as follows (and bear in mind that these are my own invented names for the robos, as I believe only "titan" and "dropper" have been mentioned by Lupis Labs):

      Soldier - 1.4
      Runner - 1.4
      Fat Soldier - 3
      Racecar - 6
      Tank - 12
      Helicopter - 12
      Plane - 14
      Big Mecha - 30
      Bomber - 40
      Dropper - 70
      Titan - 600

      I believe that the soldier and runner, having a non-integer base value, may have a rounding error in their calculations; they are always worth about 1 point less than the calculation suggests. The fat soldier may also be short 1 point on all levels, for no obvious reason. I believe the dropper, which was added to the game after all the other robos, also contains an error; it always seems to be worth 7 points too many, as if the base value were accidentally assigned to a level of 0-0, with 0-1 already having the slope added once.

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  24. I used my upgrade to purchase a mine tower from the rewards section before I bought the paid game. It is not showing up in my game but it says that it is unlocked. How do I get the mine tower since I already spent 500k points on it?

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  25. You can use the mine towers when you put up the Slow Towers. Once you set up a slow tower, you have the option to upgrade it to a bette Slow Tower, a mine tower, or a teleport tower.

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  26. Thanks now I see it, I was looking in the wrong spot I guess.

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  27. I love this game. Thank you for making it!

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  28. I LOVE this game!! I've had a lot of my friends and readers asking me to write up a Robo Defense Strategy Guide so that I can show how I go from level 1 to 100 with zero losses...and in the quickest time possible...It works pretty well. :)

    It's a cool strategy that I use that not many people know about...and no, there are no hacks or cheats here...

    Check it out here:
    http://www.RoboDefenseStrategy.com

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  29. totally addictive. banged out all the achievements thus far other than Courtyard 10/25 and Factory 10/25. hoping there's some kind of super-award uponn completion of those. (hint... hint...)

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  30. i'm playing the free game - but i can't spend my reward points for level three even though I'm at level three. help? or is trying to get me to buy the game?

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  31. You should rename this game "Crack" or "Time Vampire". ;-)

    Seriously though, I've gone through a couple of very rough months personally, and playing this game completely clears my mind of everything and lets me focus on just one thing, even if its a few minutes at a time. As cheezy as it sounds, it has been a comfort to me lately to give my brain a break playing this game. Thank you.

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  32. I love this game but I am playing the free one. What is the difference besides more maps?

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  33. The only robo defense strategy guide you'll ever need: http://www.RoboDefenseStrategy.com

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  34. This game iz the shiznit and nobody I know heard of it . And my bitch iz hatin on the game because this is all I do an get money all day . Ohh puff bluntz too. Choosta

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  35. I know you're going to think I'm an idiot, but I really think this game looks fun. I just got the new phone, motorola cliq...and I can't figure out the controls. How do I shoot? How do I control the direction I'm firing??

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  36. I love the game but I have a question - how does the letter at the start of the VR level codes relate to the number of entrances/exits. Also do the other number signify anything regarding the obstacles?

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  37. @Katie - You don't need to control the direction or fire your turrets. They fire automatically whenever an enemy is in range.

    The strategy of the game is proper placement of your automatic turrets so the robots will be destroyed. Set up crossfire zones and mix up the turrets to find out combos that work best. And watch out for air attacks!

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  38. When you purchase upgrades for Towers do the base versions of the these towers also get the upgrades? Or do they only apply to the medium and heavy towers?

    If I have 100% Explosive Power for Missile does this apply for regular $20 missile towers or do I need to upgrade them?

    What are the differences between a Normal, Medium and Heavy tower?

    Last but not least ... does anyone know what level/map the Titan is located in?

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  39. How do you use the teleport on this game. I have placed them but nothing happens.

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  40. Titan can be found at basic map level 60+

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    1. And only when you have completed 79 waves without letting any robots through.

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  41. @koag you need to place the tele tower and then click it again to activate it.

    love the game guys, some answers to the questions above would be nice though.

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  42. I wanted to let you know that Robo Defense won the Editor's Choice award from www.softonic.com. It will be featured on the website all day! Check it our at:

    http://www.softonic.com/movil/so-android

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  43. Here's how to cheat and get lots of reward points and upgrades: -

    Uninstall Robo Defence Full

    Download: http://www.4shared.com/file/MMgflLOo/robo_defense_full.html

    Copy file to SDCARD root (overwrite if already there)

    Reinstall Robo Defence Full

    Play and enjoy! :)

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  44. This is a great game, but after about 20 seconds, the sound cuts out. Any tips? HTC Evo.

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  45. If anyone buys that guide for this game you should shoot yourself. The proof on his website is a perfect game that must have been at like level 10 or something.

    That really isn't a big deal and you will be doing it on your own in no time.

    Great game the key is to have them snake through the map so that each tower can reach the monsters from different directions.

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  46. Where's the titan? I think its random I've tried the basic at lvl 60+ and wth is board 79? I've tried lvl 25 on all maps haven't found it there if any one does find out post it I will check regurarly

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  47. Titan found: on the ruins map difficulty 32, wave 67 (first time). Also found on the ruins map, difficulty 36, wave 89 (about 3 games later).

    Works gray on my HTC Evo.

    If you want answers to questions, try email. Doing that myself at this time, to request new things added to the game.

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  48. i am only on level three of the basic map and i have no idea how to survive for more than a couple of minutes! Anyone have a strategy they could suggest?

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  49. Start building your path using a lot of the $5 rifle towers with a slow tower every third one or so. This occupies the badguys long enough to give you time to add more as they die. Make a zig-zag path so that every tower shoots the badguy twice. Don't bother upgrading the rifles, they remain pretty lame. You need heavy missiles eventually, however, and advanced antiair missiles and advanced slow towers, trust me on this.
    Matt Cotton
    Level 350

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  50. What do you actually have to do to complete a level - just seems to go on forever until all 20 lives gone

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  51. Is there any way to reset the game to level 1 after you finish all the achievements???

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  52. David - each level has 100 waves. There are 120 levels.

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  53. Same question as Brad, ive got it upto level 160 with all but two achievements completed, but want to start all over again from scratch as i know what i would do differently this time round.

    I have unistalled then reinstalled (you dont have to pay again btw) but it remembers everything and ive tried the clearing the cache but still no joy. Any tips people would be great?

    Awesome game, i play it everytime i drop anchor in poo bay :-)

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  54. damn you, Im addicted to your stupid game, level 130...

    So many hours of my life wasted.

    I could have been a millionaire by now if it wasnt for you.

    I hate you

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  55. What are "achievement points" for? I'd assume since I can't spend them they are to keep track of how many achievements you've earned?

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  56. My points used to accumulate over multiple games, now if I don't spend them immediately they are gone after the next game's points "overwrite" them. Anyone know why this is? I'm on level 210 on the basic map. Is this a "feature" that kicks in over a certain level, or is this a bug/glitch that I'm experiencing?

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  57. Best game for Android that I have found. One minor bug on my HTC Aria: the sound cuts out sometimes after a few seconds. If I exit then return, I get it back, but sometimes it cuts out again.

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  58. How does someone win a level? I keep playing, but the robots just keep coming.

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  59. What I meant was finish a map, not win a level.

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  60. I found out if I keep playing and don't "die" the level will end.

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  61. can someone explain to me how the upgrades work ? If I upgrade a gun, will it apply on the basic \ medium \ adv version of the weapon ? And it says "level 6" in the upgrade menu, what does this mean ?

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  62. We love LOVE your game here at OpenFeint!!

    Wanted to know if you'd like to join our GivingThanks Android Launch on Nov 23rd. We just had our Wave 3 launch today. Here's one of the press releases:
    http://androidandme.com/2010/11/games/open-feint-launches-12-new-games-this-week-version-1-1-coming-soon/

    Hope to hear from you!
    -Jennifer
    jennifer@aurorafeint.com

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  63. If you could provide a simple matrix listing all of the weapons (base and upgrade) and their damage that would be very helpful.

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  64. A small explanation of how the bonus multiplier is calculated or what determines the current bonus value would also be great.

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  65. Is there no cheat to get many points? If you got a solution how to get many points (than regular way) Please send me an email at unkn0wn@hotmail.se

    Thanks!!

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  66. great game.. but it's cost me a pretty penny in train fares as I'll be so engrossed in a game I often go past my stop.. then have to pay for another train to take me back again ;)

    So addictive it should be a controlled substance ;)

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  67. I got the answers to most of the questions, I actually bought the full version, and the difference of the towers between light, med., and heavy is the damage that the tower gives to the enemy... in the case of ice towers, It shoots faster, and freezes them longer, gun and missile damage is increased in heavy...fire towers are only good in free version, and mortars are extremely strong in full version...to use teleport towers put the ice tower were the enemy or plane would normally have to pass through, upgrade ice tower to unarmed teleport tower,, then arm it for 3$ once seeped it will teleport them to the beginning: note it will be a one time use and to reload it, select it and re-arm it. Same for mine towers...free version limits the upgrade level, and upgrading towers causes a higher damage, even if it is light towers...level ten has a flying saucer that drops the weak enemies and can take a lot of damage...Idk what else to say except that the Titan is a giant robot that takes tons of damage, even if all towers are upgraded at level 20, and vr A2739 is a 18 X 10 level that has no obstakles,single entry/exit, that starts on the right, and ends on the left.

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  68. Download would not install. Stuck on purchased.

    Fix: go to google checkout and update your info. The transaction did not go through.

    Hope that helps... wasted two hours of my time

    :-(

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  69. Great game. Far too addictive really.

    I think the key is spending your reward points wisely (and seriously, buy the full version, its worth it, since you get to encounter far more enemies). I find that rocket based towers are the most effective, because they're more powerful and more effective against aircraft in base form. So far I can get perfect games on level 220+, which will generate something like 8 million reward points per game, assuming I sell down towers to get more money. If you end up with more than like $3000 at the end of the game, you can get more than a million reward points just for that.

    Teleport towers I think are key later in the game for getting perfect games. I find that 4 provides a good balance between having a long enough maze, and having enough time to reload your teleports to catch those pesky waves of jets and helicopters that can really kill your score.

    You'll need to start out, if you're just getting started, by buying money upgrades so you can afford more rocket towers at the beginning. Those are pretty key: I like to have at least 4, along with some machine gun towers to flesh out the route I want them to take. I keep my machine guns around the edge, and my rockets in the middle where they can range on the aircraft. Then you're going to want to spend your money on explosive power, rocket reload, and when you start getting ruined by aircraft, on AA missile reload speed, which, later in the game, will have to be the fastest reload of any tower.

    Unlock teleport towers as soon as you can. I have not really used mine towers much, so I can't speak to those.

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  70. Crimson Falc is dead on so far as i have played the game

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  71. Ok everyone here is banded together by two facts: we all love rd except one lonely mother fucker up there and 2 none of us knows how to actually re start this game.. any tips?

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  72. Updates rock. After getting past level 200, there wasn't anything left to do.

    Now I have some upper level survival (70-100) to complete. Survival mode is making me try out entirely new formations -- but it sure is tough.

    Sorry to hear some of you have lost saved data.

    GBH

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  73. I just beat your new 'Survival' mode in the 'basic' map. Final score: 10,776,942 with 19 lives left. I started the game with 53 lives. This is a great game, but you need to make it HARDER!

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  74. At 63 I am trying my Xoom out on your game. I am not a gamer, so it would be nice to have an auto-mode where game-LAME butts (like me) can be entertained and LEARN by example. Now sending birds via slingshot I can get. BTW I have had an iPad since day one, so there is ONE benefit to being an OLD FART - you can at least look cool with your gadgets. I also had the first cell phone in Los Angeles in 1982 - you had to say OVER like a marine radio but it was a landline-operator listening in. $1.00 a minute and the phone cast $4k to custom build....my first month's bill? $1,750.00

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  75. BTW unlike Al Gore's claim of inventing the Internet - some of us were techie-geeks back then. My first Apple Computer was missing the ansi.sys file when it booted up and ruined my Friday night after unpacking it...

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  76. how do you change the map on the game? I installed lite version first then upgraded to full paid version. i can't find the option to change the map to ruins or any other one from the courtyard? please help....

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  77. can anybody help me. ive bought the full robo version, but i cant seem to do one level!? ive been on it for ages earning 20,000 or 30,000 points. killed 60-70 waves of baddies, but eventualley enough get past for the 'game over'. how do you actually complete a level?? also when i finish it comes up with no rewards or points?? is it broke?

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  78. My screen has shrunk! Well, not my screen but the towers and robots are like in a smaller font. How do I get them back to the normal size?

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  79. @joelinlino, there is a virtual slider bar at the very top of the screen. You can move it back and forth to zoom in, or out. Hope that helped?

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  80. Love your game, this is the first and only phone game I've actually paid for the full version. I always said I would only play phone games to kill time but with RD I find myself playing it instead of my Xbox. ADDICTIVE!!!

    @Paul- you finish a game after 100 waves, but even if you don't win you should get the points. Don't know what's wrong for your game, maybe have to reinstall.

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  81. Great game. I'm curious if there's a guide about the towers and the bad guys. I can reason that rockets are more powerful then bullets, or that the tank is more powerful than a basic robot, but I don't know what the details are. Any insight?

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  82. I'd like to buy this game for consumers. How can I gain contact for the developer...? alexander@appzonus.com

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  83. I'm at level 960 now, looking forward to breaking the 1000 line soon - too soon probably... It gets more interesting at about level 750 when you need to start juggling seriously. Still haven't seen that damn Titan though...

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    1. The titan appears only if no lives are lost on the first 79 rounds. It will then appear in round 80. I don't think the titan can beat the defenses of someone not losing a life 80 rounds!!

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  84. How about a screen shot for the ruins level 100 on survival mode. I can't pass it. http://www.gotspeedingticket.com

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  85. Love, love, love this game! Got my 1st smartphone last Oct, found the free version shortly thereafter, & haven't looked back. Addictive as all-get-out. Great upgrade back in March.

    Daniel, I can't believe the Titan hasn't shown up; I'm only around level 330 & I've seen it a half-dozen times or so. He's usually halfway through the course before I realize it's him because I'm paying attention to the front wave of attackers. He's slower than what I call the 'Iron Men' ($10 robots), I thought the Titan was kinda anticlamactic: once I've got my defenses to the point they'll stop a wave of 10-12 'Iron Men', they'll stop the Titan, so it's not like I have to scramble to stop it. You get $250 for killing it, though.

    Crimson Falc (1/5/11) has a lot of great advice. I used to be a total rocket guy, but lately am favoring the artillery; they cost more, but man, several artillery pieces scattered around will do some serious damage! Plus, with a range of 5 squares, they can pound a robot for a looong time...

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    1. The titan appears only if no lives are lost on the first 79 rounds. It will then appear in round 80.
      I don't think the titan can beat the defenses of someone not losing a life 80 rounds!!

      And yes the artillery are usefull! I build pathes with 3 rockets on each side And I make the enemies pass lanes that are parrallel, that way my 3 rows of rockets will attack twice, one to the left And once to the right. Then I add some artillerys in the middle for maximum range! Works always

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  86. I.ve stayed away from the mine and teleport towers, and instead unlocked the urainium shells and the cannonball unlock, next I plan on getting napalm shells. Is this a good idea for the long run? Everything I have read does not seem to even metion it? Whazt u guys think?

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  87. What does the green status/progress bar on the top right represent!? to the right of the zoom tool. Can't figure out

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    1. Drew, are you talking about the battery gauge?

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    2. Battery life of your phone so u know if you need to put it on a charger.

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  88. I have completed the Basic Map in Survival Mode without losing a single of my 52 lives. Gave me something like $30million. As the last wave is coming across I was selling all my towers until only one tower and a transport were left. I always use 5 transport towers. Currently, Explosive Power: lvl 34; Rocket Reload: lvl 36; Anti-Air Reload: lvl 39; Artillery Reload: lvl 32; Starting Cash $145. Everything unlocked.

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    1. Nice play, i also finished it but too bad a few lives were lost, due to an error in reactivating the transport towers.
      My tower levels:
      Stronger bullets: 26
      Stronger Explosives: 33
      Faster Rocket Reload: 34
      Faster Antiair Reload: 31
      Faster Artillery Reload: 25
      Longer Flame Burn: 30
      Longer Slowdown: 30
      Health reward: 37 (56 lives)
      Starting cash reward: 33

      Note i only used rocket towers, slowdown towers, transport towers (4), rocket anti-Air (6) and some few bullet towers used at beginning then replaced by rocket towers. I usually use the mortal tower and few flame throwers but in this survival round i didnt.

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  89. How do flare towers work? Where are they?

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  90. I cant seem to find the flare tower anywhere! Did I waist my points? Using the paid version.

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  91. For flare towers, you need to unlock mines. Build a mine, then it's an upgrade from the mines.

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  92. I see that most people with the paid version are getting up to level 100+. What about the free version? How high have people been able to get?

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  94. Wow. I wish i'd known about the "have to unlock mine tower before flare tower"... worst 1.5 mill. Points ever used...

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  95. Agree... just wasted 3 mill on that upgrade, now I have to spend at least 3.5 unlocking the mine towers, to use it.. I dont need mines!!! >-( otherwise, great game:-)

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  96. New flare tower does not work on aircraft.

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  97. I am and have been adicted to this game for more than 12 months. I am currently at Level 414 and havel played all areas except VR to the point of mastery. Yes, my 14 year old son thinks I am "Lame" for spending so much time on this...But, hey who's going to tell me "No!"? Here is my question... I have accumulated over 300 million points (again) and when trying to update "Starting Cash Reward" or "Health Reward" each one states increase base health or starting cash "BY" 52 for health, or 240 for cash. Believe me, it never adds that much! Why not? It only increments by 5! Each reward becomes more expensive(not really a problem) but I want to be able to do more. Buy back lives?, Buy a stronger weapon? With 24 or more updated missile towers, how come I cant kill all the jets? I want to DOMINATE this silly game but I need your help. Any takers?

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    1. You have to make more teleport towers and re-load them as the aircrafts fly over but you have to be fast. Also make ground enemies walk-in a maze.

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  98. I want to thank you for this post. This information was very helpful.Please keep up the good work and I look forward to more of your great posts! party powder

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  99. So happy the shop is open!! Got some lovely things that sound great-thanks so much!

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  100. Thank you for this valuable information. Here PlayMemories Mobile is more information about Mobile App

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  101. Have you thought about adding a Bank feature. You would pay interest at the end of each turn. The interest rate could start at .1% and grow it by .1% the same way you do other feature levels. You could give achievement points for having $10,000 at the end of a game and additional ones for $15,000, etc.

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  102. Such an addictive game. Just want to tell my huge performance. I finished Level 1 on survive mode with these upgrades:
    Stronger Bullets: 24
    Stronger Explosive: 25
    Faster Rocket rld: 25
    Faster Antiair rld: 29
    Faster Artillery rld: 29
    Longer Flame: 26
    Longer Slowdown: 17
    Health Reward: 27
    Starting Cash: 30
    Unlocked Teleport Tower: Unlocked
    Unlock Mine Tower: Unlocked
    Uranium Sheels: Unlocked
    Napalm Sheels: Unlocked
    Cheap Fireworks: Locked
    Flea Market: Locked
    Scrambler: Locked
    Cannonball: Locked
    Bonus! : Locked
    Aiur Burst: Locked
    Shockwave: Locked

    I seen lot of guys being proud for finishing it with almost all levels above 35 while my average is 25 or so.

    I hope I could unlocked Bonus! feature to earn more moneys... too much time to spend on it. Any hints guys?

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  103. Favorite game on my phone, has been for years. Just upgraded to a Samsung S7. The lower left button on my screen is no longer settings. I can't find a way into settings. Is there another way to change things like keeping fast forward go between rounds? Help?

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  104. Yes, I upgraded to a note 7 and now have no way to get back to a menu
    Help!

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  105. Yes, I upgraded to a note 7 and now have no way to get back to a menu
    Help!

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  106. on the note 7 lock the back key using the game manager app provided on the phone. once you do hold the back button and the settings menu will pop up

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