• Satyreyes

    A bad gamer tries Sanctum!

    December 26, 2011 by Satyreyes

    I'm not a very strong gamer at the best of times, even in my usual genres. At FPS I'm hopeless! But (I told myself) Sanctum is a tower-defense game, and I can play those okay -- the tower defense element doesn't require precise aim or quick thinking. I'll be fiiiine.

    Well, I wasn't completely wrong. My mazing was good, and I learned pretty quickly which kinds of towers go where; I'm even slowly catching on about when upgrading is better than adding towers and vice versa. But it's hard to win Sanctum on the strength of tower defense alone. My personal best on Survival mode, which I set today, is Wave 12 in the Mine -- on Hard difficulty.

    I pretty much know what I'm doing wrong. My "playstyle," which is a playstyle in the same sense tha…

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