Plants vs. Zombies and GemCraft Chapter 0.

Tower defense games aren’t the sort of game that’s going to change the world and usher in a new age of interactive art and beauty; they are uncut, repetitive, lower-brain fun of the worst variety, in the pernicious tradition of Minesweeper, Solitare, Bejeweled, and their ilk. Good times!

Waiting games: Travian and Desktop Tower Defense.

Thoughts on two games that are more about waiting than action.