There’s something hugely depressing about tower defence games. I’m not just talking about that crushing, opaque sense of failure that arrives with each penetration of your meticulous defenses. It’s more the unshakable feeling that you’re wasting your time- perhaps because so much of your time with them is spent watching wave after wave crash pointlessly against your towers. Thank goodness, then, that a fellow by the name of David Wilson has made a pretty interesting tower defence/action hybrid freeware game called drone that actually manages to be even more depressing.
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