Deadly Tower is a small game made at the Indie 9000 game jam. Production time for the first playable edition was 36 hours and the team consisted of two people. We wanted to make an arcade style FPS game and Deadly Tower is the result.

You start every level on a lift at the bottom of a high tower where you must kill enemy skeletons shooting at you. To your aid you have a bazooka with plenty of ammo available.

Please try out the game and its first three levels so you can tell us what you think of the concept so far. We have some ideas that didn't make it into the first playable version (high score, random spawning enemies etc.) but community feedback is important to us.

We hope you enjoy the game! If not please tell us why so we might improve it :)
/ Morten & Soren

System Requirements
The DX9 version requires at least DirectX November 2006 installed on a Windows XP or Vista PC. A web installer is included in the download if you need to update your system.

The DX10 version requires a decent Windows Vista PC with a DirectX 10 compatible graphics card. DirectX November 2008 updates are also required. A web installer is included in the download if you need to update your system.

Known Bugs
- Sometimes the enemies don't shoot at you (DX9 version)
- Enemies fire extremely fast (DX10 version)
- Framerate can be low on older systems

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18 comments by Scurvy_Lobster on Feb 18th, 2009

The arcade style FPS game Deadly Tower has been released! It is a small experimental game trying out a concept we found interesting at a recent game jam.

In Deadly Tower you rise up through a high tower on a lift. On all sides you have enemies firing at you and you must defend yourself with a bazooka loaded with plenty amounts of ammo. You only have one life and there is no escape but to continue upwards.

The current version has three levels and there is both DirectX 9 and 10 versions available for download on the game page.

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Try out the game and let us hear what you think of it. Your feedback is important to us!

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Deadly Tower DX10 v0.01 installer

Deadly Tower DX10 v0.01 installer

Feb 17, 2009 Full Version 6 comments

Deadly Tower installer. This is the DirectX 10 version of the game and requires a decent Windows 7/Vista pc with at least a DX10 graphics card. The game...

Deadly Tower DX9 v0.01 installer

Deadly Tower DX9 v0.01 installer

Feb 16, 2009 Full Version 1 comment

First version of Deadly Tower. This is the DirectX 9 version made at the Indie 9000 game jam. The game runs on Windows XP/Vista and requires at least...

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Rigelblast Apr 29 2009, 2:36pm says:

Nice game! The simple and interesting idea makes it fun to play. However, I think the game could be a bit longer.

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Scurvy_Lobster May 11 2009, 7:45am replied:

Thanks Rigelblast! It is still very much a prototype. I am still fooling around with it to see if I can come up with some rock solid gameplay :)

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InStars Mar 17 2009, 3:27pm says:

Could u add a endless booring mode with high-scores please?

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-Pulse- Feb 23 2009, 3:03pm says:

where is the game.exe located i cant find the launch file

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Scurvy_Lobster Feb 24 2009, 4:12am replied:

It's Deadly Tower.exe you should be able to launch. It's located in the games root folder.

Hope it helps :)

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PlaidBaron Feb 19 2009, 5:37pm says:

It was fun, but I was looking forward to more weaponry. Anyway, it was fun, and the gameplay idea is pretty cool too. Overall, good job!

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Scurvy_Lobster Feb 20 2009, 6:16am replied:

Thanks! :)

I am considering if a bazooka type weapon is the only one the game will have and if the solution could be different variations of it.

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bobalong131 Feb 19 2009, 8:26pm replied:

Well now I feel dumb, Never played anything from FPSC before :/

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Potteh Feb 19 2009, 9:51am replied:

FPSC is click drag and game done. Nothing special about it.

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MrMattWebb Feb 20 2009, 10:30pm replied:

Potteh owns you. lol

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