Niche Spotlight – Defend the Rook

Defend the Rook

Today’s Niche Spotlight is Defend the Rook, a turn-based tactics roguelite with tower defense elements by One Up Plus and Goblinz Publishing.

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Use a combination of your party of adventurers, towers, and traps to defend your flying castle in a series of board game-inspired tactical battles. Upgrade your party of heroes, discover new towers and abilities, and unleash powerful spells to devastate hordes of enemies.

You can find the launch trailer below.

Defend the Rook is available on Windows PC (via GamersGate, GOG, and Steam) for $19.99 USD.

You can find the rundown (via GamersGate) below:

A roguelike tactics board combat combined with tower defense elements. Defeat the invading hordes to stay alive and save the land!

Deploy your heroes to outsmart the enemy!

Enjoy more tactics than your average TD game, whilst fighting through waves of enemies.

Turn the tables on the invaders with the aid of devastating spells! Overcome the odds and outsmart the enemy.

Build and upgrade your towers to survive the onslaught!

To survive you’ll need to utilize more than just your heroes wit and prowess! Careful placement of towers and upgrades will be necessary to ensure victory.

Place traps and barricades to defend your castle!

Use these wisely to funnel and confuse the invaders. Wreak havoc amongst their ranks and break up their carefully manicured ranks!

Become a champion to save the kingdom!

Do you have what it takes to save the land? Jump right in and enjoy a set of procedurally generated roguelike battles like no other! Every battle fought is unique.

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