Sanctum is the world's first FPS tower defense game and is set in a beautiful science fiction world. You take the role of Skye, an elite soldier sent out to protect her hometown, Elysion One, from hordes of mysterious alien creatures. To facilitate your success you construct defensive structures and upgrade handheld weapons. Jump right into the fray and wreak havoc with your own weapons - unlike regular tower defense games, you are a key part of the defense. Sanctum has taken the best features of first person shooters and tower defense games to create something totally unique.

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We've finished an updated version of the demo for the Indie Game Challenge.

Posted by Oscar_Jilsén on Oct 6th, 2010

We've finished an updated version of the demo for the Indie Game Challenge. The new demo improves quite a few things, not least of all the difficulty. We decided to release the demo to the public today. You can find the download link and the change log on the forums.


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Mik0112 Oct 6 2010, 7:50am says:

Damn, this looks madly interesting.
I'll probably try it when I get home.

A nice and fresh take on towerdefense.

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Kamikazi[Uk] Oct 6 2010, 9:47am says:

Great game, can't wait for full game.

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Klon116 Oct 6 2010, 11:12am says:

Thanks for this update!
I played the first demo so I welcome this changes.
Keep it up!

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Kokumotsu Oct 6 2010, 4:54pm says:

XD this looks sick!! i would get it if i didnt have an 8 year old computer running celeron and 512 ram

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12ozJesus Oct 6 2010, 9:38pm says:

When I try to install (tried 3 times), I get an error message mid way through installation that says something to effect of unable to unpack files because access to c:\udk\sanctum\binaries... etc is denied.

Can anyone help please?

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Oscar_Jilsén Oct 7 2010, 3:02am replied:

It sounds like you're running win7 and havent set the admin rights correcltly. Try right clocking the file and choose "run as administrator".
If this doesnt work I reccomend you to post a detailed description of the problem on our forums.
Hope it helped.

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ActiveCancer Oct 7 2010, 8:43am says:

This game is great, a nice take on tower defence, good job guys.

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ANtY93 Oct 7 2010, 9:52am says:

It isnt working on my win7 (32), when im turning on the game, i see udk logo and then error pops up.

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PhyOS Oct 7 2010, 2:11pm says:

Wow, this indeed does look great.

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ANtY93 Oct 11 2010, 10:59am says:


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Wolf0x Oct 24 2010, 4:47am says:

Looks good and original I'll try it out now

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