- Removed Kickstarter related features. - Added new Community button to the Main Menu. - Added a Weekly Challenge to the Community section. - The Kickstarter related mini-games are still playable through the Community button. - Video resolutions in Help & Options > Settings > Video now show aspect ratio instead of bits-per-pixel. - Bug fix: Unspawned aliens from Seekers and Turtles will now appropriately award bonus resources when destroyed within range of a Command tower. - Bug fix: Multimonitor setups are better supported now.
Defense Grid update: - Thanks so much for your support!!! To celebrate the last 24 hours of the Defense Grid 2 Kickstarter crossing the minimum threshold (http://kickstarter.hiddenpath.com), weve updated the game with a special treat, and two new contests too! To view and enter the contests, go to the Contests button on the Main Menu. Enjoy!
NEW CONTEST: Play DG2 Hero and obtain at least 100,000 points!
NEW CONTEST: Play DG2 Hero and be one of the top 100 scores!
Defense Grid update: - FINAL WEEKLY UPDATE OF FIVE: To celebrate the LAST WEEK of the new Defense Grid 2 Kickstarter (http://kickstarter.hiddenpath.com), were updating the game with new content and contests. To view and enter the contests, go to the Contests button on the Main Menu. - This week, weve reset several leaderboards and introduced the new Defensylvania ASCII arcade game. We also have two new trivia questions about Defense Grid. - We have 10 AMD Radeon HD 6770 video cards to give away this week across the following contests good luck! - NEW CONTEST: Play, beat, and find all the secrets in the new minigame, Defensylvania! - NEW CONTEST: Beat the mode Story Reversed, in The Awakening map Guardians Fall. - NEW CONTEST: Beat the mode Frozen Core, in The Awakening map Waste Disposal. - NEW CONTEST: Beat the mode Story Challenge, in The Awakening map Lockdown. - NEW CONTEST: Beat the mode Super Grinder, in The Awakening map Last Stand. - NEW CONTEST: Two separate trivia questions!
Defense Grid update: - NEW: Added a scrolling marquee to the Main Menu and Mission Selection to individually thank all of our Kickstarter donors! - Added in some logging to track down leaderboard issues a few people have been having. - SECOND WEEKLY GAME UPDATE OF FIVE: To celebrate the new Defense Grid 2 Kickstarter well be updating the game with new content over the next four weeks. To view and enter the contests, go to the Contest button on the Main Menu. - NEW CONTEST: Play the new mode, Shredder, added to the Borderlands map Infiltration. - NEW CONTEST: Play the mode Fully Loaded, in The Awakening map Barrier to Entry. - NEW CONTEST: Play the Alien Breeder mini-game. - NEW CONTEST: Create your own Defense Grid fan trailer video. - NEW CONTEST: Create the most popular Defense Grid fan trailer video. - Cheat codes that may help in creating your fan trailer. While playing a level, each cheat code is entered on the keyboard and must be proceeded by = or 4. Then type one of the codes listed below. - happerdown = Enables/disables music playback. - hideui = Show/hide the user interface. - hidecursor = Show/hide the reticle in the center of the screen. - riotmod = Enter/exit free camera mode to let you fly around the level. The camera can ONLY be controlled by using a game pad. - Left thumbstick = Rotate the camera up/down/left/right. - Right thumbstick = Move the camera up/down/left/right. - Left shoulder button = Move the camera forward. - Right shoulder button = Move the camera backward. - The A and B buttons still function as normal to build and upgrade towers.
Defense Grid update - NEW: Support for Touchscreen enabled PCs, Tablets and Ultrabooks - developed in partnership with Intel New UI interface and icons for touch devices (tower selection bar, fast forward, system menu, etc.) Automatic switching between different input devices on the fly (mouse / keyboard, controller, touch) Multi-touch smooth zooming in and out without preset height levels Drag or tap and place to place towers New Interface setting for auto detect / touch disabled / touch only options
- FIRST WEEKLY GAME UPDATE OF FIVE: To celebrate the new Defense Grid 2 kickstarter well be updating the game with new content over the next five weeks. This week, weve made the following updates to the original Defense Grid: NEW: Contests button on Main Menu. You can win great prizes from AMD and Razer including Radeon HD 6770 video cards this week. Well have weekly giveaways for players who play different maps and modes of the game, new mini-games, and much more. The new DG2 Kickstarter button on the main menu gives you more info on the DG2 Kickstarter event and takes you directly to the kickstarter page
- Added a Rank column back to the Mission Selection screen. The Score and Rank column will toggle between each other every 5 seconds. - Fixed a bug with the UI selection sound effect playing multiple times simultaneously. - Added more variety for a number of the AIs random interjections regarding power cores, aliens, and a few other situtations. - Added the ability to turn vsync on/off by going to Help & Options > Settings > Video. Default is On. - Added a console application to update the medals in a users profile from that users entries on the leaderboards. 1. From the Main Menu, click on the Console button. 2. When prompted to login, type guest (without quotes) and press enter. 3. At the command prompt, type medals_from_leaderboards (without quotes) and press enter. 4. Follow the instructions printed on the screen. 5. Let the app run for a few moments. 6. When its done, you can exit the Console by pressing the Back button at the bottom of the screen. 7. Play more Defense Grid!
New free Defense Grid Community Challenge Update released:
- Mission Selection UI has been simplified, you can now see all medals for all modes at a glance - New Fully Loaded game mode added: All towers and all upgrades are available (suggested by community member Salmusco) - New Frozen Core game mode added: Cores do not float back to the housing - New Shredder game mode added: The aliens keep coming. And you dont earn interest. - New Balanced Build game mode added: You need to build one of each tower type before you can build a second of the same type - 32 new missions added with leaderboards - Fully Loaded missions added to all early levels up to and including Center of Power (except for Out of Fuel) - Frozen Core missions added to Ancient Research, Long Descent, Out of Fuel, Guardians Fall, Crossed Signals, Waste Disposal, and Last Stand - Shredder missions added to Ancient Research, Flight Plan, Cold Storage, Guardians Fall, Center of Power, Standing Order, Crossed Signals, Turnabout, and Lockdown - Balanced Build missions added to Cold Storage, Standing Order and Lockdown - Out of Bullets missions added to Turnabout and Lockdown - Fix: voice over volume control affects more audio lines than before - Prepared for more content ahead - Fix: Top of the Class achievement now able to be earned and description changed to reflect the new level names and requirements - Fix: Few and Proud achievement clarify requirements needed - Fix: Splash screens are skippable again - Fix: Borderlands levels Entanglement and Infiltration let you build towers again - Fix: No more purple textures when playing You Monster level in a low-res graphics level