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Night defender is a fast-paced tower defense game. You have only 1 turret that you can move about to suit your current situation.
Upgrade it and tear through as many enemies as you can. Now, it's time to see how long you can survive.

Game made during Mini Jam 105

Theme of the jam: Dreamy

Limitation: Every Playthrough is Unique


WASD to move.

Space to pick up and place your tower.

Left mouse button to select upgrade.

F11 to toggle fullscreen.

Escape to pause game.

Credits and contact

Programming and game design: Zera

Sound effects and music: Snil

Graphics and UI: Sora

Special thanks

Thanks to Tobias Labori for playtesting and taking screenshots!


Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(1 total ratings)
AuthorsZera, Sorax2, snil4
GenreAction, Strategy
Tags2D, Arcade, Fast-Paced, Pixel Art, Retro, Roguelite, Singleplayer, Top-Down, Tower Defense
Average sessionA few minutes
InputsKeyboard, Mouse


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Click download now to get access to the following files:

Night Defender installer.exe 25 MB
Night Defender.zip 12 MB

Development log


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i really like the game! i almost maxed all the upgrades

the only bugs ive found are that enemies sometimes get knocked outside the border wall, and the game freezes/crashes if i survive too long (maybe an overflow error?)

anyway the game is really fun, you did a great job

That means a lot, we really appreciate it! ^^

I’ll have to do some testing on both the knockback and the crashes, thank you so much for letting me know!


High  score: 1124 seconds!

I like the mechanic! I hope you get inspired to add an environment (different enemies, rooms/areas, upgrades) where the mechanic can be played with better. Even in this extremely simple environment, i feel like there is space for making strategy.


Thank you so much! We are really happy that you liked it^^ 

We have planned a small update with a new enemy, terrain and upgrades but it’s coming along slow. We’ll definitely keep you updated :)