LINUXGAMES

Tower Defense

December 19th, 2007 by Crusader

linuX-gamers.net pointed out Sqdef 1.1E, a strategic tower defense game for the GP2X Linux handheld console. If you want to play a similar game on your Linux desktop, Desktop Tower Defense is a browser-based game which the Multiplayer blog named as its game of the year:

Some people have agreed with me that Desktop Tower Defense is wonderful, intoxicating, and addictive in its gameplay. But many have been flummoxed because I did not pick as my GOTY a truly grand, big-budget game. Lots of people seem to think that year-end lists should be reserved for epics like Halo or Grand Theft Auto. But that’s not what “Game of the Year” means to me.

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The triumph of Desktop Tower Defense—and the workplace productivity tragedy—is that anyone who is reading my words right now could start playing the game in less than a minute.

We usually refrain from mentioning browser games here, but the high praise DTD has garnered makes it worth a look I think.

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