Episode 35 – Gaming 102: Tower Defense

Episode 35 – Gaming 102: Tower Defense

Hello Everyone! This week we continue our gaming basics series and take on one of our favorite genres, Tower Defense games.

We’ll walk you through all the basics of this play style by discussing some of our favorite games. Included in the discussion: Tiny HeroesPlants vs Zombies, Orcs Must Die (1&2) and Dragon’s Rage 2.

We’d love to hear about your favorite tower defense games and your favorite strategies! Leave a comment here!

Until next time, game on!
Regina & Rhonda

Tiny Heroes


Plants vs Zombies (Featured Image)

Orcs Must Die 2


Dragon’s Rage 2


the geek embassy

Regina is a gamer, writer, teacher, and podcaster living in the Pacific Northwest. She completed her Ph.D. in 2011 from Washington State University in Vancouver and continues to teach there part time. Regina’s research interests focus on women and technology, and her dissertation discusses female gamers and identity in digital role playing games. A lifelong geek and technology enthusiast, Regina recently started a Girls Who Code club in support of their mission to close the gender gap in technology.

To continue the conversations about gender and gaming that Regina started during her research, she started a podcast called Game on Girl. Called the “NPR of game podcasts” by Chris Brown of The Married Gamers, the podcast features women involved in the game industry, and tackles some of the complicated issues in the gaming community. Season 2 began in the spring of 2018 and will premiere new episodes monthly.


  1. I used to love the Vector TD games, was a big fan of Fieldrunners on iOS, and I guess to a lesser extent Anomaly Warzone and Tower Madness. i have tiny heroes but never really gave it a chance so will have to spend some time with it!

  2. oooOOOooo! I forgot about Tower Madness! I might have to go back and play that again! 🙂

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