A roguelike tower defense game with a dash of deckbuilding. Choose a
reward, improve your build, survive the next wave, repeat. Highly
replayable, difficult, and addictive. You'll want 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,
"Pretty good and it really started scratching the itch as I got
further into it"
– Liam Dawe,
– Thiago Correia,