Automech Tower Defense     PostmortemJuan Gril, Studio Manager, Joju Games
Mixing Genres Create A New One● A very interesting challenge in game design.
Inspiration
Video Trailer
Creating a Good Action Game● Objective: protect the Lab.● Player controls Automech          CAR MODE                   MEC...
Creating a Good Strategy Game● Tower defense mechanic.● Tower pros/cons.● Balancing of the economy is key.
Mixing It Up● Scarce resources at the beginning make the player focus  on the action. Later on, the player earns enough fi...
Overachiever Reward: Upgrades● Get enough upgrades to beat the later levels.
One More Level: Story● The story gives context and makes  players come back for more. But its  also brief.
The Result
Thank you!● Feel free to send me your questions at      juangril@jojugames.com
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Combining Action and Strategy in One Game: The Making of Automech Tower Defense by Juan Gril, Studio Manager, Joju Games

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Combining Action and Strategy in One Game: The Making of Automech Tower Defense by Juan Gril, Studio Manager, Joju Games

  1. 1. Automech Tower Defense PostmortemJuan Gril, Studio Manager, Joju Games
  2. 2. Mixing Genres Create A New One● A very interesting challenge in game design.
  3. 3. Inspiration
  4. 4. Video Trailer
  5. 5. Creating a Good Action Game● Objective: protect the Lab.● Player controls Automech CAR MODE MECH MODE fast movements, weak slow movements, strong armor/weapons armor/weapons
  6. 6. Creating a Good Strategy Game● Tower defense mechanic.● Tower pros/cons.● Balancing of the economy is key.
  7. 7. Mixing It Up● Scarce resources at the beginning make the player focus on the action. Later on, the player earns enough financial resources to better manage his/her army.
  8. 8. Overachiever Reward: Upgrades● Get enough upgrades to beat the later levels.
  9. 9. One More Level: Story● The story gives context and makes players come back for more. But its also brief.
  10. 10. The Result
  11. 11. Thank you!● Feel free to send me your questions at juangril@jojugames.com

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