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Mostly Positive (439 reviews) - 73% of the 439 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Mar 16, 2012

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New Features:

  • Level Editor including level creation, sharing & favourites - Yes Finally!
  • Soon to be hundreds or thousands of user levels to play
  • Brand new music tracks with custom music theme selection options per game mode
  • Local Mayhem games versus Bots (no need for online connectivity at all)
  • Random tower placement option in defense (unlocked per level by getting platinum)
  • Reverse tower placement in Skirmish mode (local and online games)
  • Brand new music tracks with custom music theme selection options per game mode
  • New volume controls for Music and SFX in game options and in game
  • Level Theme skinning gallery

About This Game

Cubemen is a fast paced, action packed, original 3D Tower Defense game that mixes TD with RTS in
single player & online multi-­player awesomeness! Get ready for some crazy Cubemen action!
It’s the age old struggle between Good vs Bad, Blue vs Red, Little men vs Little men. Use your own
little Cubemen to defend your base from other little Cubemen that are trying to run it over. It’s the
usual story, but with many very interesting twists.

Play a purely defense game in various modes on a sweet selection of levels, or go into Skirmish
mode and play a new type of TD game against either the computer or another human opponent.
That’s right.. Two way REAL-­TIME TD against the computer or a real person!
It’s TD like you’ve never seen or experienced before.

Key Features:

  • 35 local Single-player Defense levels in ranging difficulties from beginner to insane
  • 25 local Real-time Multi-player Skirmish levels (play One v.s One against AI or another Human)
  • 9 local Real-time Multi-player 6 way online Mayhem levels
  • No static towers... Your towers are actually Cubemen. Place them and move them around at will.
  • Real 3D environments with Height, Cross overs, bridges and floating platforms.
  • 6 Single-player Defense modes to choose from with local and online leader boards
  • Online Leader-boards and Statistic tracking
  • 41 Achievements to earn
  • Clean, rich and simplistic visuals that keep the focus on the strategy

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    • OS:Windows XP, or later
    • Processor: Intel or AMD
    • Memory:1GB
    • Hard Disk Space: 120MB
    • Video Card: Nvidia 8000, Radeon HD3000
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Sound:any
    • OS:10.6, or later
    • Processor: Intel Only
    • Memory:1GB
    • Hard Disk Space: 120MB
    • Video Card: Nvidia 8000, Radeon HD3000
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Sound: any
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04 or above
    • Processor: 2Ghz Indel or AMD
    • Memory: 1GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 2.0 Compatible. ATI, NVIDIA or Intel HD.
    • Hard Drive: 120 MB HD space
    • Sound: OS compatible sound card.
    • Additional: No GMA series Intel video card support.
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Overall:
Mostly Positive (439 reviews)
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Sᴀɴɪᴛʏ 正気
( 1.1 hrs on record )
Posted: May 15
Good game, fun with others. Especially friends. In a arcade form, it's a very good choice.
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Benington
( 1.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 1
Is almost as fun as sticking my ♥♥♥♥ in a blender... Almost
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Greenfields🐱
( 0.6 hrs on record )
Posted: April 12
The game is good, and fun to play.
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mrfelixtech
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: March 31
10/10 would cube again NOT
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♠ Krissy ♠
( 1.6 hrs on record )
Posted: March 24
Great game that is fun to play and also requires thought.
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KILLUR KEEMSTUR
( 5.0 hrs on record )
Posted: March 6
A very fun and simple game to play with friends.
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Nat Nyls
( 2.9 hrs on record )
Posted: February 5
this game is for ♥♥♥♥ing squares
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giraffee
( 4.6 hrs on record )
Posted: January 16
this is what minecraft could've been
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Snerp Dog
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: January 3
Right then,Forget call of duty,forget battlefield 4, forget Halo,forget gta,forget fallout,forget just cause 1,2 and 3, forget rust,forget ark...........












































BLOODY ARCHERY
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Avvaro
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: January 1
Great, and simple game. There isn't any difficulty except for the levels you pick (easy, Medium, hard) not to mention the amounts of fun while spent playing this game is hysterical if you've got friend to play it with.
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Napper The Sleepy Pyro
( 5.0 hrs on record )
Posted: December 25, 2015
is gud
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zastroph
( 0.3 hrs on record )
Posted: December 22, 2015
Get rid of the stupid idea of destroying your towers!
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Enzo[NP]
( 6.2 hrs on record )
Posted: December 15, 2015
I bought this game a lot of time ago with something like 75% discount. The story mode is very intresting and funny, but no one plays the multiplayer. I recommend this game at all the people that have someone to play with and to all those who like spend some time with a simple single player.
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ProNoob
( 0.8 hrs on record )
Posted: December 10, 2015
Cubemen has earned the coveted status of being one of just 4 games that is hidden in my games library. Need I say more?
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floofmaster
( 0.6 hrs on record )
Posted: December 10, 2015
s'pretty good
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CORRRLLL
( 0.4 hrs on record )
Posted: November 29, 2015
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Orangy57
( 3.5 hrs on record )
Posted: November 29, 2015
I have only played this game for around two hours, but I'd have to say it's really fun. I was able to buy a copy for me and my friend for 60 cents, and we had a blast. Most of the time we played we were on mayhem, as it has so much action, but sadly we couldn't make a full group as nobody is ever online. I'd say though that is you have friends, PLAY IT.
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kiseff
( 0.8 hrs on record )
Posted: November 25, 2015
[Awful] ---O------------------------------ [Fantastic]
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
1.6 hrs on record
Posted: May 1
Is almost as fun as sticking my ♥♥♥♥ in a blender... Almost
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16 of 17 people (94%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
20.7 hrs on record
Posted: November 27, 2014
In my opinion, Cubemen is a ludicrously underrated game. It is incredibly simple in concept but it is executed incredibly well making it a huge amount of fun, the really simple but highly polished graphics also give this game a great charm to it.

Cubemen is a blend of Tower Defense and Real Time Strategy, something that can be very difficult to balance but Cubemen does it relatively well. There are a nice variety of units to chose from and an eclectic selection of official & community-made maps that give this game a lot of playability in both single and multiplayer games, this is a great game to play either alone or with friends.
Another thing that I love about Cubemen along with it's simplistic but great graphics is the brilliant soundtrack, it may be minimal in variety and some tracks sound like remixes of others but there are some really good pieces that fit perfectly into the games art style.

The hardest thing to achieve in any Strategy or Tower Defense game is balance, and even though Cubemen does it fairly well, it also has some unfortunate flaws; they aren't necessarily global flaws as the problems only seem to occur on certain maps, but the issue is still there. This is the fact that there is one particular strategy that works 95% of the time said maps, mainly some of the earlier ones but is also prominent on the later/more advanced maps too. If you rush the enemy spawning towers with basic infantry early on, it can be incredibly easy to dominate the rest of the game by pumping more and more infantry to that location. Like I said, this doesn't happen on all maps, just a handful, it is also my only real problem with this game.
Another flaw is that some infantry can feel fairly redundant such as Freds or Sids whereas other infantry like Grills, Flints and Rickys can dominate the grid most of the time in large numbers. This is again the balancing issue that lurks in these kind of games, it's a very difficult thing to overcome but non-the-less, it is nice to have a selection of units to chose from, especially since it doesn't clog up the interface and use minimal space.

So as this game is fairly cheap and is practically given away during sales, I would suggest trying it out if you're a fan of Tower Defense or RTS games. I believe some of the reviews that this game has recieved are relatively harsh and undeserved, sure, it has some issues but what game doesn't? This game and it's sequel are a lot of fun so if it's going for cheap or is in a bundle, I highly recommend it! I'm looking at you, my Command & Conquer buddies.

Also, for the record, those of you that call this game a "Minecraft ripoff" are clearly morons.
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10 of 11 people (91%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.0 hrs on record
Posted: June 21, 2012
GG Tower Defence ... Love It <3
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20 of 32 people (63%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
47.8 hrs on record
Posted: November 19, 2012
Cubemen was a strange experience for me. Somehow I had gotten myself a little excited about this game, not sure why, it didn't exactly have much of a hype going for it. But there I was, actually looking forward to this game. And boy was I disappointed.

Cubemen is a Tower Defense game. You place your towers, or cubemen on the map and move them around as necessary to shoot the enemies who will come at you from a multitude of spawnpoints on the map. They use a variety of weapons who's damage potential, type of damage and accuracy varies decently. Unfortunately several easy strategies exist to completely overpower the enemy early and take command of the game to the point where any challenge disappears out the window.

The random accuracy does provide some problems though as an early rush strategy that sometimes wins you the map with no casualties will other times make you lose without killing a single enemy. This randomness, combined with the reliability of camping the enemy spawns makes the strategy very shallow. You never have to spend much time contemplating unit placement or even which units to purchase beyond the first 2 minutes of a map.

The problem is that Cubemen is a very, very simple game. It'll take you five minutes to learn how to play it and ten to master it completely. The economy questions are virtually nonexistent, all enemies and maps can be met with the same strategies and the is virtually no challenge to be found in the game.

Despite the multi-player being cross-platform with mobile devices it is almost completely dead which is probably not a bad thing, considering the broken balance.

It is a game that gives you no reason to continue playing once you've done the first 30 minutes. Only the achievements exist to keep you playing but even that is just a mindless grind.
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11 of 16 people (69%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.7 hrs on record
Posted: May 31, 2014
A epic combo of RTS games and tower defense games, really fun to mess around with. Sadly, nobody is usually on multiplayer, but still really fun.

I'd reccomend this to people who like RTS games OR tower defense games.
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10 of 15 people (67%) found this review helpful
Recommended
16.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 25, 2013
Cubemen is a fan tactical stratergy game which is highly addictive and simple to play. I reccomend this to anyone looking foor a good startergy game
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
13.4 hrs on record
Posted: August 30, 2013
Joy and simplicity³
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
1.8 hrs on record
Posted: August 4, 2015
Cubemen is a strategy tower defense game, where you and your army of cubes defend the enemy forces from taking over you base.
I had 100+ hours on my phone, so I have experience beyond Steam.

Pros:
-Easy gameplay
-Addictive
-Great soundtrack
-Easy controls
-Custom skins for cubes and levels
-Hilarious
-Fairly Quick gameplay
-Different gamemodes
-Easy to develop strategies
Cons:
-Not many people play it anymore
-Singleplayer can get pretty boring after a while
- no storymode (but the second game has one)
- When you develop a strategy, if becomes repetive and boring.

I will reccomend this game, but I'd reccomend you either gift or get your friends to buy it as well so you can
play together so it won't get as boring as quick. But if your looking for a fungame to last you a couple days, I'd also reccomend it.
7.5/10
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9 of 14 people (64%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
8.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 13, 2014
It’s not a *bad* game. The concept is novel, the graphics feel pretty polished, and the team obviously cared about the game they were building.

But the sign of a great strategy game is balance. Unfortunately Cubemen lacked this in 2 important ways.

1) The strategy to beating every Defense level is the same. I thought the game was extremely hard at first when I was trying to sit back and defend, but then I discovered that if you rush the spawn point with the 2 basic units, you can win nearly every Defense level. A few of the 35 levels did require some thought, particularly the last one, but really only in the early game. But even these ultimately came down to the same strategy, it was just harder to do immediately: surround the spawn point, then wait for the win.

2) The wide variety of units doesn’t really matter. This piggybacks off #1. You can win every level (except the last one) with just Grills and Flamers (maybe even just Grills). If you have enough to build Rickies, you probably are going to win anyway. This made the game fairly one-dimensional.
I think this aspect actually drives people away from the multiplayer; they get a sour first impression and can’t get over it.

Best of luck to the team in their future projects, at any rate! I know there has since been a sequel; I may give that a spin to see if some of these things are addressed there.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
18.9 hrs on record
Posted: June 27, 2013
Cubemen is a decent RTS/Tower Defense game that does well with what little it contains. The use of "cubemen" instead of towers and their ability to move around on the battlefield can make you rethink your strategies, especially since they can be destroyed by the enemy that is approaching you. The oncoming enemies can also pack weaponry so strategic selection and placement of your cubemen is critical for your success. In skirmish mode the game becomes even more entertaining with the addition of an enemy commander which will command it's own tower-like cubemen. You also get the basic foot soldiers that will mindlessly attack the enemy base every round. The wide variety of maps make up the majority of the difficulty differences, along with a couple other changes. This is a great little game and well worth the couple bucks it costs.
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.9 hrs on record
Posted: June 7, 2014
This game is a great, for me this is amazing because it is so easy to run, and its an amazing plot.
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
1.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 13, 2014
Cubemen is a decent RTS/Tower Defense game that does well with what little it contains. This is a great little game and well worth the couple bucks it costs.
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: March 17, 2014
Now let me be honest here. I am not the best gamer when it comes to strategy, but even with that in mind, this game is bloody hard. Before I get to that, I will say that the graphics and music of this game are fun, and enjoyable. But; the gameplay is slightly unbalanced, call me a whiner, but in the early levels of the game, grenedeirs (excuse my spelling) Totally out-gun you. You really don't stand a chance, however, the freeplay matches are actually somewhat enjoyable.

On to the multip- wait, what multiplayer? No one plays this game online, really, no one. So I wouldn't bother.

The level creator is fun, and is well deisgned, I would reccomend making some of your own levels for gameplay, although no one is going to play them online, seeing my above statement on multiplayer.

Overall, the game is fun and challenging, to good generals this would be a fun and replayable game, I however, out of personal taste, don't like the game all to much.

Overall 6.5/10
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6 of 9 people (67%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.9 hrs on record
Posted: June 21, 2014
One of my all time favorites, no doubt 'bout it! Haven't played it in a bit, getting back to it and I realize what I've been missing. A great action/tower defense game. Although, the player base is kinda dead, real shame. But if you've got some friends (you do have friends right..?) get them together and hop into an online match. Its that simple foo!

But for-real, this game is def worth the few $ it costs, and the developers (based off their interaction on the forums) are real peeps, support em!
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
19.8 hrs on record
Posted: February 10, 2015
Satisfying tower defense in a simplistic setting, with a decent selection of maps and an array of gameplay options.

The best buck I've spent in recent memory.

- Skinny from the Fat B*stard (curator link)
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4 of 6 people (67%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: September 6, 2014
Its like maplestory....but with men!!!(and cubes)





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5 of 8 people (63%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: March 21, 2014
A fun little game that you can spend time trying to beat your friend's score with. The stategy element involves buying block people which represent different classes like grunts with rifles, flame-throwers, morters, grenaders, lasers, snipers and so on. The idea of the game is to win at a war of attrition by beating the enemy's waves in a tower-defence kind of way.

It's a fun little game and fun to compare your score to other's online but beyond that I don't know much.
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6 of 10 people (60%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.5 hrs on record
Posted: August 1, 2014
Had a bit of fun with this.
But its just another tower defence game.
6/10
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.9 hrs on record
Posted: February 4, 2013
Nice-ish little game, gets boring pretty fast.

6.5/10
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 27, 2012
эта игра доказывает то что игры бывают простым и интересными,кстати не дорого и есть мультиплеер довольно весёлый
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