Comments for Droids at the Gates

avatar for arentol
arentol

Jul. 31, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) A few general tips: It is always more efficient to upgrade an existing weapon than to build a new one. So always build one, max it, build the next, max that, etc. Plasmas are the only weapons you need after level 1 until you finish level 9 (10+ you need to use Phantomsleds strategy). Just make sure you set all guns after the first two to Random so you don't waste lots of shots on already dead enemies. Weapons unlock as you complete levels. You don't have to "do" anything to get them but keep winning levels.

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avatar for KiefStar
KiefStar

Aug. 18, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) Recycle determines the amount of money gained after every enemy destroyed.

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avatar for CeruleanDragon
CeruleanDragon

Jun. 10, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) Not bad, needs some balancing though. Could also use some in-game mouse-over details on things, it would be nice to know what each weapon and upgrade does. I still have no idea what unlocks the weapons. One minute 3 of the 4 were locked, the next they were all unlocked. Not sure exactly what I did to unlock them. Just could use some more transparency. Nice design and has potential. 3/5

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avatar for del3753479
del3753479

Jul. 29, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) OH.... and you should switch all of your turrets to "random priority" so they don't alll shoot at the same thing ;) just use your heads people! :-p

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avatar for Oly0015
Oly0015

Jun. 9, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) Nice game, too bad I could only get to lvl 7

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avatar for del3753479
del3753479

Jul. 29, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) Its a great game, I am currently on 15, I love it so far. what I do is us only two types of turrets, the cheapest ones, and two plasma turrets for their range abilities. I did mess around with all the weapons, I think the catapults are cool if used with the barricades, you can sort of funnel the baddies into the bouncing crates.... Although I am not using the more expensive turrets because they are just not cost effective. As of right now, just the 100 dollar turrets and expanding the base for more 100 dollar turrets with 2 plasma turrets... Also I use the explosive (blue) crates whenever there are allot of baddies at once.. THE ENERGY pools allows your base to have more health, but I think you need "health" so your base can recharge// does anyone know what recycling does???? Thanks! -Jack

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avatar for smartcode
smartcode

Jun. 10, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) the autosave feature is fixed!!!! so you can continue your campaign any time....

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avatar for smartcode
smartcode

Jun. 9, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) hi guys! do you have any idea how to display the game in its original resolution? it's shrinked now, and looks ugly...

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avatar for Foob
Foob

Jul. 13, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) A fun little defender. I would however love a basic explanation of what exactly "recycle" does, or many of the other functions you see, but have no clear idea what'll do. Also an explanation for how one unlocks the catapults, what criteria there is for doing so. Otherwise a jolly romp.

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avatar for TypoKign
TypoKign

Jun. 19, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) would be nice if the projectiles hit other enemies after their target is destroyed

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avatar for Wiggleworth
Wiggleworth

Jul. 5, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) good until level 7

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avatar for Shinosuke
Shinosuke

Jun. 10, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) Would have been 4 stars but the lack of a save on such a long game really kills it.

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avatar for eddg
eddg

Jun. 9, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) The explosive trap barricade is very useful, especially v2.0

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avatar for llamalad950
llamalad950

Jun. 9, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) Pretty good!

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avatar for StoneysLounge
StoneysLounge

Jun. 9, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) Don't play this game unless you have a few hours to kill and complete the campaign. No way to save and no auto-save. I got halfway through it and had to shut down for a while. I came back and have to start from the very beginning.

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Tituspatent

Jun. 10, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) 4desktop: http://titusp.deviantart.com/art/Droids-at-the-gates-167143245

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avatar for inthrees
inthrees

Jun. 9, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) Game gets ridiculously hard at about level 3. I beat it once and I have no idea how, just got lucky or something, because I can't seem to do it again no matter how I mix turrets or base upgrades now. Difficulty curve is way too steep, which is a shame because I really really WANT to like this.

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avatar for Scrump
Scrump

Jun. 9, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) Anyone on how to beat level 7?

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avatar for El_Erico
El_Erico

Jun. 9, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) I have to admit that I was interested in the game, 'til I got about three levels in. Some of the turrets are completely worthless (Plasma, for starters), most of the robots move way too fast, and the game doesn't really give me any incentive to keep playing. If this game had a level system, I would be far more interested to grind my way to the end of the game, but as it stands, it's just a 'hope you pick the right turrets and make the right decisions because if you don't you're boned' kind of game. Not to say that those aren't bad games, but the games that do that the best are considerably more flexible. Put a bit more thought into the execution of this game and it could be one of the better unique TD games on Kongregate.

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avatar for flacyosh
flacyosh

Jun. 9, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) good td, not the best graphics but not the worst either, and all around good job, though the tutorial could have explained what the catapult does and how to use it. 4/5

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avatar for spartanking12
spartanking12

May. 14, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) 3 out of 5

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avatar for ericbloedow
ericbloedow

Apr. 24, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) dammit. 2 enemies standing ONE space outside weapon range and shooting range...had to sell a turret and re-build it farther forward! (couldn't afford to build a completely new one)

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avatar for primalbaboon
primalbaboon

Dec. 14, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) original. 5/5

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avatar for OmegaDoom
OmegaDoom

Dec. 13, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) cool soundtrack

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avatar for Tituspatent
Tituspatent

Jun. 10, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) autosave - this site is not allowed the autosave java plugin. so folks never close this window. or find the original site. but i prefer this sit, coz its downloads fast.

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avatar for kalel01260
kalel01260

Jun. 9, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) @smartcode -- ctrl+0 (at least in firefox)

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avatar for crandallry
crandallry

Jun. 17, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) STUPID

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avatar for Lethalogicax
Lethalogicax

Jun. 9, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) I dont like how fast shooting turrets waste there shots when changing targets...other than that pretty good game but i give up...

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avatar for ShadeLitra
ShadeLitra

Jun. 9, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) I like it 4/5 shud be on hot new games

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avatar for dinoman979
dinoman979

Jun. 9, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) My weapon area was max and I still couldnt reach the drones. They shot my base down.

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avatar for Inferno11
Inferno11

Jun. 9, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) good game but you should really have the enemy attack the turrets instead of the base but still good graphics and well put together td game, 4/5

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avatar for ThomasC157
ThomasC157

Dec. 5, 2014

Under rating threshold (show) what do you do when the game keeps freezing up on you. i get to level 10 and i cant get past it because it kills me and i am unable to do anything as it freezes and skips so badly any suggestions?

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avatar for zayne112
zayne112

Aug. 12, 2014

Under rating threshold (show) kk 1

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avatar for arentol
arentol

Jul. 31, 2010

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avatar for squint
squint

Jun. 10, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) what do recycle and energy pool do?

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avatar for Bernat
Bernat

Jun. 10, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) As many have noted, this game could really use some level-up system for the campaign as well as some balance between tower cost and usefulness.

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avatar for BaruMonkey
BaruMonkey

Jun. 10, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) To display it at a higher resolution, you can use your browser's zoom feature, if it has one (usually works by holding Ctrl and scrolling the mouse wheel).

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avatar for Tituspatent
Tituspatent

Jun. 10, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) ehh not plugin, javascript. sry

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avatar for smeata
smeata

Jun. 9, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) it was fun at first but now im stuck on level 5, nothing lasts between games so i cant just grind the lower levels until im ready. i dont know what half the base upgrades do and ive run out of patience, still 4/5 for keeping me entertained for 30 minutes

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avatar for thegoodlocust
thegoodlocust

Jun. 9, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) It deleted my saved game on refresh. Also, you should be able to make turrets target droids that aren't moving/destroying barricades. Things seem way to expensive too. And I'd rather have base upgrades be permanent, but cost a bit more (as I said, things are already expensive).

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avatar for TheConservative
TheConservative

Jun. 9, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) 3 things, different camera angles, tech tree at level screen, and different enviroments

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avatar for killerwolf15243
killerwolf15243

Oct. 3, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) if u max weapon area put cheap on front line max vcatapult in middle and plasma around it i got to lv 11 doin it

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avatar for drldrl
drldrl

Jun. 9, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) well seeing as the first level if easy to loose if you dont upgrade weapon area i give it a 3/5

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avatar for fuzzyrex
fuzzyrex

Jun. 9, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) Good game, just need bagdes.

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avatar for a_panda
a_panda

Jun. 18, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Lots of bugs in the tutorial, after I didn't manage to put stuff on the green tiles for the first time, the game didn't allow me to do it at all. I just dragged the tower with the cursor and couldn't place it anywhere or get rid of it anyhow

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avatar for tyleror
tyleror

Jun. 9, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) well i cant find a way to turn off the sound, and this actually muted my youtube tab somehow, so not playing till i can fix that lol

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