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Cursed MECH is an action packed tower defense game. 1/2 Tower Defense 1/2 Twin Stick Slasher/Shooter. Run around in your Giant MECH, build turrets, hack, slash and shoot monsters to defend mankind. 

Three young pilots and the failed prototype weapon "Cursed MECH" are the last hope for mankind as giant monsters attack the planet.  As the Cursed MECH takes damage the pilots can feel it's pain. Can they hold on to their sanity long enough to save the world? Help these young cadets pilot the Cursed MECH, build defenses and unlock new abilities.

We know mixing two genre's requires careful implementation. We are making sure the game controls are simple, intuitive and fun. Players can customize their special toolbar before any map. To play a Turret or activate a Special Ability simply activate it from your toolbar.

"The game concept is fantastic!....I definitely want to play the game!" Eric Boosman of Dark Tonic Studios

Twin Stick Controls: Anywhere else a player touches on their screen will bring up one of the twin stick controls. Touching on the left side of your Iphone will center the move stick under your left thumb. Touching on the right playable area of your Iphone will center the aim/shoot stick under your right thumb.   

  • Static or Dynamic: Dynamic
  • Always Visible: No
  • Controls active outside radius: Yes
  • Play to border: Yes

We feel this setup best removes unintentional movement, is most intuitive and provides the most comfort for varying grips.

  • iPhone
  • iPod Touch
  • iPad
  • Android
  • Web (PC and Mac)
  • Ouya

As a new company we have to compete with a ton of great games on the market. Making it free gives us the best chance to reach the top of the charts in downloads and feedback. We'll have optional in app purchases available for fans that want to show their support and unlock items faster. Don't worry! We'll make sure this game gives plenty of rewards at a fast pace for those that just want to play. When we say FREE TO PLAY we mean it! But if you want to unlock stuff super fast check out our rewards that have a super big discount on store credit.

  • 1 Game Designer / 2D Graphic Designer
  • 1 Senior Programmer
  • 2 Jr Programmers
  • 1 Quality Assurance
  • 1 2D/3D Graphic Designer

We need your pledges to help keep this studio afloat. With your 10k in pledges we can afford to keep the studio open for 3 months! At our current pace Cursed MECH will be available for PC by mid January and in the App store by early February. If we reach funding of $15,000 we can afford to hire an additional high level artist, and experienced coder. This will make the game finish better and potentially sooner!

Thank you so much for reading our page. Please choose your reward level from the list on the right. Then please tell your friends about our game and to come here and lock in their awesome reward too! 

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"Bud has a special and unique talent for understanding strategic gameplay. I have seen him use this gift to not only compete, but offer system improvements to designers and introduce new players through demos and marketing... would make a great asset to any Game Studio." Jeff Williams GM of Phoenix Games and Premier Level Tournament Organizer for games such as Magic the Gathering, WOW TCG, Pokemon and Yu-Gi-Oh

"Bud Leiser was assigned as a lead game designer in the ChaosTCG for smartphone and has shown great performance in his works." Takayuki Chaya, Bushiroad Inc. Producer of ChaosTCG for smartphone Project

Risks and challenges

Each senior member of our team is experienced and has worked on video games with a successful studio.

A very common risk in software development is the under-estimation of work. What I mean by this is we estimate that a certain task or feature will take X number of hours to complete. Each feature has this estimation be it 1 hour, 4 hours, 8 hours, or 40+. Bugs will occur and even should be accounted for in this estimation. But sometimes these estimates are wrong. An 8 hour feature turns into a 40. A 1 hour features creates an 8 hour bug. It's simply the nature of the business we are in.

We have very good developers working with us with a lot of experience. Losing any coder mid project to illness, accident or another cause can set a project back by miles. It can be difficult for another coder to step in and take over the work on features he was not in charge of before. If this happens it's a major setback.

Regardless of any setback we might face, even a lack of funds. I will continue to push forward to finish the game. Thank you for your support!

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