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Siege of Desn Keep

by Easimer - Compo Entry

The undead armies are coming from the east. Their aim is to destroy every living thing they find on the continent. Now they cast their eyes on Desn Keep, lying on the borders of last human kingdom. The mages are not powerful enough to defend the keep and the nearest army wouldn't arrive in time, so they have summoned you, an Omni-Elemental to help them in the fight. As the spirit of the 4 elements, you are able to bend all forces of nature to your will and destroy the enemies using them.

Siege of Desn Keep is a topdown action game. Your goal is to protect the towers powering the magical shield around the stronghold.

Due to lack of time, there are only 3 elements implemented and every element has only 1 spell (except fire, which has 2), but aside from that the game is playable, though it won't be like I originally intented to be.

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RadMcCool says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 2:54pm

Seems like a fun rts/tower-defense hybrid. Just one issue regards the hp display, health bars would be way more useful. Alternatively parse out the whole numbers (e.g. have 123 rather than 123.123142131)

TeamScripta says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 4:50pm

GG i love it!

justacookie says ...
Apr 27, 2016 @ 11:45am

the idea was interesting, it reminded us of a warcraft 3 funmap we used to play years ago. you made a lot of 3d models, which was quite nice and gave it a cartoonish look.
gameplay wise, we never really used the slow, so we didnt change into one of the forms at all, but we used the sprint to get from one tower to the next. but as of right now, there were too few abilities to spend the mana to shapeshift into something else than the fire element.
thanks for submitting this game :)

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