A roguelike tower defense game with a dash of deckbuilding. Survive
fifty waves without losing your core. Choose a reward, update your
build, survive the next wave, repeat. Highly replayable through
permadeath, randomization and challenging difficulty levels. Just one
more wave, just one more run!
Core Defense is a singleplayer spinoff from Coregrounds, a multiplayer
tower defense game released in 2018, and shut down in early 2019 due
After the shutdown, lead developer Mario "ehmprah" Kaiser still had an
itch that could only be scratched by reinventing the tower defense
genre yet again, this time with solo project Core Defense.
"Good bread doesn't need butter ... Core Defense has always left me
with that 'just one more wave' thirst."
– Óscar Morgado,
"Core Defense will not leave you hungry, proving to be effective and
– Charlotte Benoit,
"Addictive Tower Defense"
– Calum Fraser,
"A Tower Defense game that's trying to be a little different"