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TailQuest Defense is a charming mix of exploration and tower defense

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After being in development for 5 years, TailQuest Defense is finally here as one of the most ambitious early Godot Engine games. Starting off when Godot 2.0 was fresh, you can read a brief bit of their history here.

So what is it? A mixture of exploration and tower defense action that can be played alone or with a partner in local co-op, all set across various very colourful environments. As the developers explain: "TailQuest Defense is an action packed tower defense game in which you play as Nell who tries to defend his world from the invasion of Nands - robots which are kidnapping fluffy inhabitants of the Riventail - a divided world floating in the sky. Stop invaders by placing towers at strategic points around colorful landscapes. Collect hidden treasures, use the environment to your advantage and most importantly, save Nell’s fluffy friends!"

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Features:

  • Tower defense meets puzzle platformer game.
  • Defeat enemies by building towers and using the environment to your advantage.
  • Team up with a friend to defend in local Co-op mode.
  • A vivid and colorful world.
  • Use special items such as tomato-mines, the bubble gun, and more to stop evil robots!

Available to buy on GOG and Steam.

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6 comments

That is so cute its almost sickly......

Now if it had robots in it Pengling would be all over it........
Pengling Jun 5
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Quoting: StoneColdSpiderNow if it had robots in it Pengling would be all over it........
HAHAHA! Cheeky soul!

Well, it does...

Quotewho tries to defend his world from the invasion of Nands - robots which are kidnapping fluffy inhabitants

... But they're not the protagonists.

Anyway, interesting game! I'll keep an eye out.


Last edited by Pengling on 5 June 2023 at 1:34 pm UTC
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Picked up on GOG!
Faalagorn Jun 5
It's also worth noting that the game was developed on Linux using FOSS tools specifically!
In the trailer, I don't think I saw any towers defending anything. Maybe I missed that part in all the colorfulness?
Rejke Jun 6
Quoting: Purple Library GuyIn the trailer, I don't think I saw any towers defending anything. Maybe I missed that part in all the colorfulness?
sorry, I'm not a master at making trailers :D actually this is the part of working on the game that I'm the worst at! :)
but yeah, it really is tower defense...something like simple dungeon defenders or pixel junk monsters :)
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