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Defender's Quest: Valley of the Forgotten (DX edition) [Official Site, Steam, GOG], the rather excellent Tower Defence and RPG hybrid has been updated to get gamepad and Steam Controller support.

On top of that, the developer also fix a performance bottleneck was found and fix.

It's probably one of the best Tower Defence games available on Linux and now you can happily play it from your sofa.

About the game
Defender's Quest is a Tower-Defense/RPG Hybrid (Think Final Fantasy Tactics meets Tower Defense). It focuses on three things: tactical depth, customization, and story. That means no random encounters, no spikey-haired emo kids, no forced time sinks, and no tedious, repetitive battles.

On another fun note: The developer, Lars Doucet, is the one who did the Steam Controller talk at SteamDevDays alongside Jeff Bellinghausen from Valve:
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4 comments

tijder 8 Dec, 2016
Nice explanation by Lars Doucet. Gives confidence in his made code / game!
I played this quite recently. I agree with Liam that it is one of the best tower defence games we have. The screenshots don't really do it justice but, for tower defence games, they rarely do.

(I do have a strange liking for OTTTD, as well.)
Nezchan 9 Dec, 2016
I seriously can't wait for Defender's Quest 2 to come out, he's been teasing it for a long time now.
oldrocker99 9 Dec, 2016
It's a fun game, with limited defense characters, and makes you think more than other TD games.

That being said, I prefer Defense Grid. Just sayin'.
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