DG Dev Profile - Scott Bodenbender

09/26/2013 by trixie360

A 17-year veteran game developer, he also loves LOTR and Led Zeppelin. Meet DG2 programmer Scott Bodenbender.

Posted in Defense Grid 2 | Keywords: CS:GO, Defense Grid, DG2

DG Dev Profile - Tyler LaBelle

09/12/2013 by trixie360

Meet Tyler La Belle, Environment Artist for DG 2. He's a Bruce Campbell fan and had the Optimus Prime trailer attachment as a kid. Read on for even more info...

Posted in Defense Grid 2 | Keywords: DG2

Windborne makes a splash at PAX Prime

09/09/2013 by trixie360

Gamers got a chance to take Windborne for a spin at PAX Prime.

Keywords: pc

A PAX upon thee!

08/29/2013 by trixie360

It's time for PAX Prime and we couldn't be more excited for gamers to get their hands on DG2 and Windborne!

Posted in Defense Grid 2 | Keywords: Hidden Path

DG Dev Profile - Charlie Ngo

08/14/2013 by trixie360

He made his first game in middle school, moved on to DigiPen and is now a game programmer on Defense Grid 2. Meet Charlie Ngo in the latest Dev Profile!

Posted in Defense Grid 2 | Keywords: DG2

Windborne and DG2 Pins at PAX PRIME

08/12/2013 by trixie360

Hooray! Hidden Path is part of Pinny Arcade at PAX Prime. Find out how to score your pin!

Posted in Defense Grid 2 | Keywords: DG2

Weekly Challenge Results - Overflow - Campaign Challenge

08/01/2013 by trixie360

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away... It is a period of civil war. Rebel spaceships, striking from a hidden base...played a Weekly Challenge. Dun dun DUN!

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Featured Player - ksloan

07/25/2013 by trixie360

Have you heard the one about the bishop who walked into a bar? How about the bishop who played over 2,000 hours of Defense Grid?

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Weekly Challenge Results - Turnabout - Story Challenge

07/25/2013 by trixie360

Far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the western spiral arm of the Galaxy lies a small, unregarded yellow sun. And a Weekly Challenge.

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

DG 2 Dev Diary #1

07/24/2013 by trixie360

Diary of John Daud, the first of his name, Developer for Hidden Path, Lead Designer for Defense Grid 2, Protector of Realms, Preserver of Cores.

Posted in Defense Grid 2 | Keywords: DG2

Weekly Challenge Results - Forge - Campaign Challenge

07/17/2013 by trixie360

What happens when seven strangers stop being polite? No, wait. What we meant to say is Here's what happened when we played Borderlands - Forge - Campaign Challenge.

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Hey, you got Fletcher in my Dota 2!

07/15/2013 by trixie360

What?! There's some Fletcher in my Dota 2! Two great tastes that taste great together...

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Weekly Challenge Results - Roundabout - 30 Tower Limit

07/11/2013 by trixie360

There was a bit of a shake-up when we played Resurgence - Roundabout - 30 Tower Limit. Find out what happened...

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

DG Dev Profile - James Osborne

07/09/2013 by trixie360

He's a Led Zeppelin fan, a Dartmouth grad, and has been making games since the heyday of DOOM. Meet James Osborne!

Posted in Defense Grid 2 | Keywords: DG2

Weekly Challenge Results - Onslaught - Campaign Challenge

07/04/2013 by trixie360

This is getting to be a habit...this week's top five looks very familiar...

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

DG2 needs you! Share your ideas and feedback with the dev team.

07/01/2013 by trixie360

UserVoice is now open to all Hidden Path forum users! Register today and have your say!

Posted in Defense Grid 2 | Keywords: DG2

Weekly Challenge Results - Waste Disposal - Story Reversed

06/27/2013 by trixie360

Man, some of these players are just camping at the top of the leaderboard. Another week or so and we'll start charging rent!

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Containment Scoring Guide Videos

06/21/2013 by trixie360

Community member Wyatan has created a series of video scoring guides for Defense Grid: Containment.

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Weekly Challenge Results - Ancient Research - Fully Loaded

06/19/2013 by trixie360

For this weekly challenge we went back to the original Defense Grid: The Awakening. Find out what happened!

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Weekly Challenge Results - Abandon - Campaign Reversed

06/13/2013 by trixie360

The video game business may be focused on E3, but our Weekly Challenge gamers soldiered on, saving cores, and making scores.

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Featured Player - pdanoe

06/07/2013 by trixie360

You know pdanoe from the Weekly Challenge leaderboards and his helpful advice in the forums. Now, take a closer look at the physics teacher from Copenhagen...

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Weekly Challenge Results - Endurance - Reverse Frozen Core

06/06/2013 by trixie360

I said, Brrrr! It's cold in here! There must be some power cores...

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Meet Team DG2

06/05/2013 by trixie360

Meet your Defense Grid 2 development team!

Posted in Defense Grid 2 | Keywords: DG2

Weekly Challenge Results - Resurgence - Risk Exposure - Campaign Challenge

05/30/2013 by trixie360

Who are the top twenty-five scorers in Resurgence - Risk Exposure - Campaign Challenge and who is the mysterious player at number six?

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Bring Back Penny Arcade's Podcast

05/29/2013 by trixie360

Our good friends at Penny Arcade are doing a Kickstarter campaign to bring back the "Downloadable Content" podcast!

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Weekly Challenge Results - Augur - Out of Bullets

05/23/2013 by trixie360

Who's up, who's down, and who made the Leap of the Week? Check out the Top 25 players in Augur - Out of Bullets.

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Weekly Challenge Results - Volition - Story Challenge

05/20/2013 by trixie360

Weekly Challenge Results now featuring not just the Top Ten, not even the Fantastic Fifteen. We've got the Terribly Terrific Top Twenty-Five!

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

DG2 secret investor is unmasked!

05/16/2013 by trixie360

Last month we told you that we’re making Defense Grid 2 thanks to a mysterious investor. Not Batman, not Tony Stark. Today, we’re happy to unmask our hero.

Posted in Defense Grid 2 | Keywords: Defense Grid

Featured Player - Ganjafear

05/10/2013 by trixie360

You've seen him on the Weekly Challenge leaderboards and may have watched his video guides. Meet Ganjafear!

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Weekly Challenge Results - Abandon - Story Challenge

05/09/2013 by trixie360

Who came back from a Brad Pitt movie to top the Weekly Challenge leaderboard? Only one way to find out...

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

DG2 Concept Art!

05/02/2013 by trixie360

Here's a taste of DG2 concept art from Lead Artist Lex Story.

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: DG2

Weekly Challenge Results - You Monster - Ghost in the Machine

05/02/2013 by trixie360

What went down when we took a Weekly Challenge trip back to You Monster?

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Weekly Challenge Results - Endurance - Story Challenge

04/29/2013 by trixie360

Who had the Endurance to survive and thrive in the latest Weekly Challenge? Find out!

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

More DG2 Details

04/27/2013 by trixie360

Check out the video Jim and Jeff made for Kickstarter backers, and get more details on DG2.

Posted in Defense Grid 2 | Keywords: DG2

We're Making Defense Grid 2!

04/25/2013 by trixie360

It's happening!! We're making DG2! And there was much rejoicing!

Posted in Defense Grid 2 | Keywords: DG2

Weekly Challenge Results - A River Runs Through It

04/18/2013 by trixie360

A river ran though the Weekly Challenge. Find out who's on top, who's back after a long absence and who had their best score in a month. Don't call it a comeback!

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Weekly Challenge Results - Volition - Grinder

04/11/2013 by trixie360

In a long, LONG level that one player likened to a second job, some new folks climbed into the Top Ten. Find out who...

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Behold! A Contest Winner!

04/08/2013 by trixie360

Check out contest winner Terence from New York with his bitchin' new Alienware laptop.

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Weekly Challenge Results - Wasn't Designed for This - Frozen Core

04/04/2013 by trixie360

Who's up, who's down and who has yet to complete their Grail Quest? Find out here.

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Weekly Challenge Results - Occupation - Green Towers Only

03/28/2013 by trixie360

Spiders, Raptors, and Jugglers... oh my! Check out the shenanigans in the latest Weekly Challenge.

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Weekly Challenge Results - Under Siege - Campaign Reversed

03/21/2013 by trixie360

People swapping places, spiders sitting on top, video documentation...just what is happening in our Weekly Challenge?

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Weekly Challenge Results - Foothold - Frozen Core

03/14/2013 by trixie360

It's a week full of triumphant returns! See what went down in the latest Weekly Challenge.

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

We have contest winners!

03/12/2013 by trixie360

We're thrilled to announce the winners of the Defense Grid Containment Portable Power Core Contest!

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Weekly Challenge Results - Polimer Maze - Campaign

03/07/2013 by trixie360

It's chaos! It's madness! The weekly challenge leaderboards are ALL crazy this week. What the heck happened in Polimer Maze?

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Age of Empires II, now in high definition!

03/07/2013 by trixie360

Isn't it just the best when something you love gets even better? Like Double Stuf Oreos, or when Wil Wheaton guest stars on Big Bang Theory? Age of Empires II -- now with chocolate.

Posted in Age of Empires II HD | Keywords: pc

Weekly Challenge Results - Central Square Story Challenge

02/28/2013 by trixie360

What happened in Central Square? And what are we playing next? Find out everything you ever wanted to know. Mostly.

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Don't Miss Out!

02/27/2013 by trixie360

Be sure to enter the Portable Power Core Contest before it's too late!

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Weekly Challenge Results - Augur - Super Grinder

02/21/2013 by trixie360

Where did your favorite players land in our Augur - Super Grinder Weekly Challenge? Please, no wagering.

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Weekly Challenge Results - Endurance - Campaign Reversed

02/14/2013 by trixie360

What the what?! It's a brand new Weekly Challenge champion!! Find out who smoked the competition in Endurance - Campaign Reversed.

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Weekly Challenge Results - Containment - Passage - Campaign Reversed

02/07/2013 by trixie360

Hey! We did our first Containment Weekly Challenge featuring Passage - Campaign Reversed. How did it go?

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Weekly Challenge Results - Forge - Super Grinder

01/31/2013 by trixie360

Was there a shake-up on the leaderboards last week? Come see what went down in the Forge - Super Grinder Weekly Challenge!

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Weekly Challenge Results - Out of Fuel Story Challenge

01/24/2013 by trixie360

How did the community fare in Out of Fuel - Story Challenge? What are we playing next week? And what happens when there's a tie for first place?

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Win Awesome Intel-Powered Prizes!

01/23/2013 by trixie360

Announcing the Defense Grid: Containment Portable Power Core Contest! Enter for your chance to win amazing prizes with Intel Core powered products.

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Weekly Challenge Results - Roundabout - 20k Resources

01/17/2013 by Trixie360

Will spider keep his spot at the top? Will there be a struggle for second place? Find out here.

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Weekly Challenge Results - Tactical Diversion - Campaign Challenge

01/11/2013 by Trixie360

Who's on top and whose game is slipping? Find out the results of last week's Defense Grid Challenge.

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Containment Achievements Announced

01/11/2013 by Trixie360

Announcing...the Steam achievements for the upcoming Defense Grid: Containment, including 4 suggested by a community member!

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Team signs DG Backer Posters

01/10/2013 by Trixie360

600 posters, dozens of silver Sharpies, and one very busy team of developers. What happens next?

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

New Year, New Weekly Challenge Results

01/03/2013 by Trixie360

Who rose to the top of the leaderboards in a two-week long very special episode of the Weekly Challenge? Find out!

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Saying Good-bye to 2012...with Stats!

12/31/2012 by Trixie360

We sent our Stat-Bot (affectionately known as Scott) into Steam to collect some interesting numbers about Defense Grid.

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

DG Community Levels!

12/20/2012 by Trixie360

Defense Grid community members submitted levels and the backer community voted for their favorites. See which levels are included!

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Down Came The Rain

12/20/2012 by Trixie360

...and washed the spider out! Who put an end to spider323g's five week winning streak? Read on to find out.

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

New DG characters voiced by stars

12/18/2012 by Trixie360

Two new characters appear in Defense Grid: Containment and you won't believe who's voicing them!

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Weekly Challenge Results - Fire Control, Green Towers Only

12/13/2012 by Trixie360

Big shake-ups on the Weekly Challenge Leaderboard. Yet the spider abides.

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Planning, Launching, and Living Through the Defense Grid 2 Kickstarter

12/12/2012 by Trixie360

A detailed and candid presentation on the Defense Grid 2 Kickstarter campaign, as told by Hidden Path CEO Jeff Pobst.

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid, DG2

The Final Poster!

12/10/2012 by Trixie360

Here it is, the final Defense Grid Kickstar Backer Poster!

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Second wave of Containment beta begins!

12/06/2012 by Trixie360

Get ready, Defense Grid backers and beta testers: There's a brand new update that includes Story Challenge Mode for all 8 levels! Also, new users!

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Four Weeks of Spider Domination

12/06/2012 by Trixie360

The reclusive spider323g wrapped the Weekly Challenge in a web of awesome for the fourth consecutive week.

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

The Winning Poster!

12/03/2012 by Trixie360

The winning design has been chosen. Now we're fine-tuning the colors and font. Get your votes in by Friday!

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Poster Voting Ends Tonight!

11/30/2012 by Trixie360

You have a say in the official Defense Grid Kickstarter Backer Poster. Vote for your choice by midnight Pacific Time!

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: DG2

Weekly Challenge Results - Roundabout - Campaign Reversed

11/15/2012 by Trixie360

Who's up? Who's down? Who's making their Top Ten debut and what are we playing next?

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Containment Beta is coming!

11/14/2012 by Trixie360

We're now in the process of doing an internal beta for the Defense Grid: Containment expansion. Next, it will be your turn!

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

More Containment Concept Art

11/13/2012 by Trixie360

How do we come up with ideas for Defense Grid levels? Senior Artist Lex Story gives us a peek into the process...

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Featured Player - The Juggle Master

11/12/2012 by Trixie360

You've seen him in the forums and on the Defense Grid leaderboards. Find out more about our friend Sal aka The Juggle Master.

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Weekly Challenge Results - Ancient Research - Out of Bullets

11/08/2012 by Trixie360

Who Mastered this week's Defense Grid challenge? Find out the leaderboard results for Ancient Research - Out of Bullets.

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Infiltration Campaign Challenge Results

11/01/2012 by Trixie360

How did the community do with the Borderlands - Infiltration - Campaign Challenge? See who cracked the top ten this week, and what's next...

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Containment Concept Art

11/01/2012 by Trixie360

What IS that? Take a peek at some concept art for the upcoming Defense Grid expansion "Containment."

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Featured Player - miendiem

10/29/2012 by Trixie360

You've seen him in the forums and on the Defense Grid leaderboards. Now here's a chance to get to know miendiem, our Featured Player!

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Focal Point Story Challenge Results

10/25/2012 by Trixie360

The Juggle Master is back on top in the latest Defense Grid Weekly Challenge, See who else cracked the Top Ten in Focal Point - Story Challenge!

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Backer T-shirt voting is live!

10/22/2012 by Trixie360

Vote on your favorite DG2 t-shirt designs in the Private Kickstarter Backer Forum!

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: DG2

Kill Zone - Poison Core Challenge Results

10/18/2012 by Trixie360

Who's up, who's down, and who came out on top? Find out everything that happened in the Kill Zone Weekly Challenge.

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Veil of Ice Weekly Challenge Results

10/14/2012 by Trixie360

Find out who came out on top of the Defense Grid Weekly Challenge featuring Veil of Ice.

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid

Design Levels with the new Defense Grid Level Previewer

10/11/2012 by Trixie360

“I can’t wait to see the design ideas that the community comes up with using the Level Previewer." - John Daud, Defense Grid Designer

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid, DG2

Defense Grid update features Community Weekly Challenge

10/03/2012 by Trixie360

The latest update to Defense Grid is now live and features a Weekly Challenge, some clean-up, a bug fix and more new stuff!

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: Defense Grid, pc

Update on the D2 Kickstarter Campaign

09/19/2012 by Trixie360

The short version: You did it! Thanks to the support of 6,291 backers, we blew past our goal of 250,000 dollars, ultimately raising 271,727 dollars!

Posted in Defense Grid | Keywords: DG2