Defenders of the Last Colony is a 2D Shooter with Strategy gameplay mechanics, where you have to protect the Colony's core while you gather resources and build defenses. You play as one of the 2 classes: Fighter or Engineer. Fighters focus on gun power while Engineers can build more structures (like turrets, repair platforms...). The game is coop up to 4 players. Besides is strategy component DOTLC is a fast paced arcade with lots of content to unlock, like retro modes, challenges and awards. 4 pilots 2 ship classes 12 worlds to explore 3 retro modes 30 challenges 15 awards Cooperative gameplay Survival mode HD graphics STORY The Starians came from nowhere, decimating the colonies as they passed. Only one colony survived, carrying four prototype ships they are travelling to save what it's left of the other colonies, and taking as many Starians as they can on their way.

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0 comments by Knittepixels on Aug 21st, 2012

Defenders of the Last Colony released for PC in Desura.

It's been released on a number of digital distribution services including Desura, and soon it will be available on XBLIG.
The game cost 2.99 €, or $3.99 USD.

We are commited to give the best support and if we sell enough copies we will release some extras for the game.

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Soyeong Oct 26 2013 says:

Everything was going fine in the campaign until I got to the Calypso mission. It takes me so long to kill the big ships that by the time I shoot one down, two or three more have spawned and are firing at and/or colliding with my colony. The only way I can survive for any length of time is by intentionally colliding with them when they spawn, but this leaves me with too little life to survive the second half of the mission. My special can help to take a few ships down too, but it doesn't take long before they spawn more and I'm stuck with the same problem. I try to lay down a ring of shields around my colony, but it doesn't take them very many shots to punch a hole through it. I tried starting over with a Defender, but the ships just collide with the turrets I set up and destroy them before they do any good. What am I doing wrong?

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Knittepixels Creator
Knittepixels Jul 16 2013 says:

Want to take a look at our next game?

it's called EXILED
it's a beat'm up 2.5D action platformer, about a renegade demon who is seeking vengeance in Hel

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Caine123 Jul 13 2013 says:

can you play this as single player?

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KnittedPixels Jul 14 2013 replied:

Hi Caine, yes. You can play the campaign mode "solo" or co-op and also you can play all the unlockable modes by yourself.

Thanks for tracking!

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Knittepixels Jan 16 2013 says:

Latest patch is up and working fine in every computer we have tested,
also the Xbox 360 version is working fine so far

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Shaori Jan 17 2013 replied:

I updated today and it works now for me. Thank you for fixing the bug, but i have to agree with Logan2002, it really took a long time. Anyways, thanks again, good luck with the game.

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cybersleuth58 Oct 29 2012 says:

I cannot get it to work on XBox 360 either. It crashes before it even starts. What's up with that?

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Knittepixels Creator
Knittepixels Nov 8 2012 replied:

It's already been patched on 360, try to run it and say yes to the update

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maniac_esp Oct 29 2012 replied:

That's weird, I got it on xbox 360 too and works perfectly and a few friends of mine also got it and works fine too.

What version of xbox do you have?

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Knittepixels Creator
Knittepixels Oct 19 2012 says:

I'm uploading a new version (I believed the crash was caused by a Gamer Services component in the initialization), meanwhile if you want it to work you can install the developer version of XNA (instead of the redistributable version, which is what the setup install).

XNA Game Studio:

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Lowest Rated (2 agree) 1/10

Can't really give it more than a 1, as it won't even load on my machine. I know, it's 'bad form' to do that, but if I can't play it, I can't give it a proper rating.

I think it's abismal that it just doesn't seem to work, and I don't know what's going on.

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