December 14th-17th 2012 :: Theme: You are the Villain

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Lair Defense

by SharkApple - Jam Entry

You're a wizard who wants nothing more than to be left well enough alone. Unfortunately, the Tax Bureau has sent an army of collection agents after you.

It's up to you to fight them off!

Should be playable on any Android phone or tablet running Froyo (2.2) or later. May crash on some devices.

Note: this app requires absolutely no special permission flags to run. HOWEVER! Feel free to manually send me your geographical location, contact list, browser history, and text message/call logs if you want the full "Free to Play" experience

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SharkApple says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 9:55am

roughly 80% of the way done now

SharkApple says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 12:17pm

It's ready!

To install on Android, enable "unknown sources" or "non-market sources" for app installation, then open this link on your mobile browser.

This app doesn't have any permissions to read anything off your phone, so it should be far safer to run than 99% of the stuff on the Android Market (hmm, come to think of it, I wonder how much a flash applet could read from one's browser..)

Dec 19, 2012 @ 2:07am

I guess I should have guessed by the title of the game that it was a tower defense style game. At first I was tapping on the taxmen, thinking that's how I was firing. Then I realized I just needed to drag wizards onto the field. :) It was very easy - too bad there wasn't more waves.
Either there was no sound, or it didn't work, and I didn't understand the need for the "reboot your phone to play again" message. I could play again, but some of the sprites (projectiles and wizards) were messed up, so after killing the app with a task manager and starting again it worked fine. FYI it ran well on an old Samsung Galaxy 551 with 2.2.

Dec 19, 2012 @ 7:55am

Cheers to another Android developer!

Is this all done with simply Paint/Canvas rendering or are you using OpenGLES on a SurfaceView?

voidstar69 says ...
Dec 20, 2012 @ 1:28pm

Nice simplified Tower Defense game. Only one level, and too easy. Would be much better with multiple levels or waves, or barely enough gold to win. I really like three humorous intro. :-)
Well done on being one of the few Android devs at LD25. It is great to be able to play a LD game on a mobile device.

Arakade says ...
Dec 21, 2012 @ 12:21am

Man, I'm a sucker for tower defence games and doing one of these in Java in 48 hours? Nice :-)
Wasn't entirely sure what the "Evil Edna" character did but I enjoyed enough to finish it for more App developer rip-take :-D

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