Super Sanctum TD is a retro-styled Tower Defense game that focuses on strategy, customization and replayability. Build advanced mazes and construct powerful towers to prevent alien hordes from reaching the Core!
User reviews: Very Positive (1,028 reviews)
Release Date: May 9, 2013

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September 12

Hotfix Live

A hotfix was set live fixing an issue with the ThorModule causing crashes.
Also fixed Paths sometimes not visualizing correctly.

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August 31

Version 1.3 Live

Changes

  • Mines and Explorers now save with your save data
  • Fixed Crash related to huge numbers of Status Effects
  • Fixed Crash related to resuming games when having Thor Module enabled.
  • Steam Notifications now appear in the Upper-right corner of the screen.
  • Lots of other minor tweaks.
OS X Specific
  • Fixed full screen support

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Reviews

“One of the best purchases I can recommend”
9.5/10 – GameZone

“Far better than an extra gun skin for Sanctum 2”
Kotaku

“I can’t believe I missed this gem of a game.”
9.5/10 – ZTGD

About This Game

Super Sanctum TD is a retro-styled Tower Defense game that focuses on strategy, customization and replayability. Build advanced mazes and construct powerful towers to prevent alien hordes from reaching the Core! When the aliens swarm your maze and everything seems lost, use active abilities like Air Strike and Freeze to tilt the battlefield to your advantage!

Strategy and skill are leading principles of Super Sanctum TD. Carefully choose your loadout of towers and active abilities before each level to make sure you can handle everything that will be thrown at you. Each battle is rewarded depending on your performance, and you can use these rewards to gain access to Perks that let you tweak and specialize your strategies even more!

  • Carefully plan your maze to master the game on all difficulties.
  • Towers like Gatling, Flamer and the Automatic Crowd Pummeler, all with their own individual strengths.
  • Intercept enemies from reaching the Cores with active abilities like Smart Bomb and Gravity Shift!
  • Vast perk system that lets you specialize specific towers, abilities, and more!
  • Prove yourself as the ultimate Core defender by defeating the game on all difficulties and game modes.
  • Square up against the best for a spot on the leaderboard by putting your deadliest strategies to the test in Survival Mode!

Super Sanctum TD has recently recieved a major overhaul with a revamped UI, new perk system and rebalanced gameplay!

System Requirements

PC
Mac
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8
    • Processor: 1 GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX-Compatible
    • DirectX®: 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 100 MB HD space
    • Sound: DirectX-Compatible
    Minimum:
    • OS: 10.8+
    • Processor: 1 GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Yes
    • Hard Drive: 100 MB HD space
    • Sound: Yes
Helpful customer reviews
2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.5 hrs on record
Has nukes. 10/10
Posted: September 28
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
9.5 hrs on record
It's a good standard tower defence game.
Posted: September 22
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
6.7 hrs on record
Super fun, challenging and yet simple tower defense. I love the 8 bit (?) graphics and sound! variety of enemies and towers makes things pretty enjoyable.
Posted: September 24
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.5 hrs on record
Super Sanctum TD - Raymond K. Turcotte

Super Sanctum TD is a fun Defense game. Defend yourselfs from Aliens from your imagination gone wild! I recommend this Game 100%
Posted: October 11
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17.0 hrs on record
All the best features of your classic tower defence game, brought together by the uniqe and intuitive desighn of Coffie stain. For 4$, worth the buy
Posted: September 30
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1.2 hrs on record
Tastes like syrup
Posted: September 27
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7.7 hrs on record
An excellent tower defence with a focus on mazing and upgrades, this game is challenging and nicely priced. You will certainly get many hours of playtime if you are a fan of the genre!
Posted: September 22
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0.3 hrs on record
My friends said this game looks terrible. I said their face looks terrible.

10/10, would lose friends again.
Posted: September 24
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14.9 hrs on record
Super Sanctum TD.
Normally i don't play these,even less when they cost money.but it costed only 4€ so i wanted to give it a try.
But,What is Super Sanctum TD?
Well,assuming you already played TD,or Towerdefence is you want it spelt out,games,this is also one...suprise suprise....
So to some basic stuff.when you start you have the tutorial stage and when you enter you see you don't have all the Towers.Oh NOES! But no worries,the only thing you have to do is Level up. With an higher Level comes next to new Towers also Abilitys,from Black Holes which take for an short period of time an group of Enemys out,to mass damaging-thunders to damage increasing Buffs(of your towers for sure).There are also Towers which only can hit not flying Enemys,and 1 Tower which only deals damage to flying enemys(theres an ability that sends enemys flying,so they will be attackable for that Tower for an short period of time.)And they deal alot of damage,that doesn't mean use only them,you will need other Towers in the game later on,atleast to the point i managed to reach in the game.
End Part(long ♥♥♥ end part)
So when you are awful at these kinda games you maybe shouldnt play that,but looking at the price, and the playtime you can have by playing it, (+ it has badges but i don't think,that it is top priority for everyone)you can easily say its worth it.atleast more worth it then some 60€ games i saw so far.Sure it can be boring,so i would only recommend it to some people which are,let's say half way good at td games or better. Because it will become alot more frustating lateron in the game.
But overall,i would recommend it
It was fun,even when im not an huge fan of TD games,and i can gladly recommend it to everyone,since it doesn't costs this much
Posted: October 13
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1.1 hrs on record
I've always been a fan of the Sanctum series (Playing through both games and then some) but TBH, this game is a waste of your time. I realize that it is just a side game/spinnoff/parody, but really, $3..99 for basically a flash game. The game play is decent and not bad by any means, but you could be playing better TD games (*the actual sanctum series*) then playing this. Sadly, this gets a 4/10
Posted: October 6
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0.4 hrs on record
Cheap to buy but very fun to play. If your looking for a small game to play when bored this is the one if you like tower defense easy to play and hours will rack up on this game. !!
Posted: October 11
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1.9 hrs on record
an amazing tower defence game based on an amazing series whats not to love?
Posted: October 15
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16.4 hrs on record
Love thw game but it gets harder to the point that you have to level grind some of the previous levels. Overall great tower defense!!!
Posted: October 6
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7.4 hrs on record
9/10: Strongly recommend.

Super Sanctum TD is probably one of the better uses for £3 that I can think of. Doubly so if you are a fan of the tower defense genre. If you, like me, are rather fond of retro style games then there is really no reason not to try this one out. The mechanics are fairly simple, but conspire to produce a game with a pleasing level of strategic depth. Sanctum fans will be right at home, and players new to the setting will discover the best turrets for the job in short order. I was initially dubious regarding the lack of 'hands-on' management of enemies a la Sanctum 1 & 2, but the special powers available for you to direct and deploy make up for the inability to go down there and fight quite satisfactorily. Campaign length seems fine, though may well prove to be my only real area of concern. That said, difficulty settings, survival mode and achievement hunting should ensure that you leave the game feeling satisfied.

An excellent game to pick up for a break, or to play for longer periods, especially when set to survival mode.
Posted: October 13
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15.5 hrs on record
7/10

Don't need to write reviews, this game is less than $1 and is a 'real' release(Little or no bugs). If you hate Tower defense games then save yourself some change, otherwise this is a no brainer.
Posted: October 15
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22.6 hrs on record
its a very good game to pass your time and it is really relaxing totally worth it
Posted: October 21
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31 of 37 people (84%) found this review helpful
17.0 hrs on record
If you are a fantatic of tower defense games. THIS is a game you need to have in your collection! It isnt like the other sanctum games where you have a character to play. But this is just a truely fun TD arcarde-ish game <3

10/10

ENjoy ^-^
Posted: August 14
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
9.8 hrs on record
smart and simple ,small game~~
Posted: June 13
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.5 hrs on record
Very nice casual tower defense game, perfect for any fan of tower defense games!
Posted: September 13
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
8.2 hrs on record
Cool game. You can do each wave quite quickly but they do get a bit tricky. You have to place your guns on the grid to shoot the bad guys before they attack your core. Same style as Super Sanctum 2 but on a tiny scale and you are God and not running around with big guns.
Posted: May 12
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