The gameplay is inspired by famous last stands from some of history's deadliest conflicts, such as the Second World War and the Sino-Japanese War. A hybrid of Tower Defense and Real-Time Strategy with a lot of replay value.
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Mixed (21) - 47% of the 21 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Aug 7, 2017

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Why Early Access?

“Warfront Defenders is a roguelite RTS inspired by last stands and conflicts in history and the modern era. Especially those where human courage has stood against tyranny.
We will continue to update this game with more replayable levels based on your suggestions. That's why early access.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“It's expected to remain in Early access for more than 1 year.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“The full version of the game will feature more levels, features, and mechanics. More enemy type and new strategies evolving from the destruction of the environment. Also, the game will have steam achievements.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The game is currently stable and has one fully replayable level, as well as a separate tutorial level. All the weapons, upgrades and features have been implemented in full. There may be minor bugs that need to be ironed out. The balance of the gameplay and level length may need tweaking based on early access feedback. Illustrated Histories/Lores related to the first two levels are also included.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“The game is expected to have higher price on full retail release.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“Most of the game in its present state is shaped by the community. Now, more than ever we need support from them. Community, their suggestions, and historical information will help us realize the game. Developing the game actively involving the community is what we have been doing. And right now we need their help more than ever.”
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About This Game

Warfront Defenders will attempt to take inspiration from the famous last stands of World War II and turn them into tactical games playable on small dioramas.

The first level of this game is based upon the Battle of Westerplatte, the first battle of WW2. Made in collaboration with the Museum of Westerplatte to derive inspiration from the actual event and design the level based on the actual maps from the period. Though this is not a chronological account of the battle, the gameplay and the tactics are heavily inspired by the proceedings of the historical battle and its challenges are designed to remember the defenders of Westerplatte.

Battle of Westerplatte was unique in many ways, and this game will try to reflect on that. Players can expect that they will be outnumbered, and outgunned, but not out of tactics. Also, expect enemies with brains, they will react to your strategies and apply counter-strategies to break down your defenses. All you have is a handful of soldiers to stand in their way.

Feature List:
  • Roguelite level with procedurally generated creeps and bosses
  • Position your soldiers anywhere, use cover tactics, some of the areas are more exposed than the others
  • Equip/Add health and Upgrade/Downgrade your soldiers during battle
  • Build fortifications, lay mines to slow down or kill enemies
  • Reactive enemy AI, changes strategies based upon your movement
  • Overwhelming bosses like Battleship Schleswig-Holstein, Stuka dive bombers, snipers

System Requirements

    • OS *: Windows 8
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.

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