Orcs Must Die! is a third-person action-oriented tower defense game, developed by Robot Entertainment.

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In Orcs Must Die, do guardians count as traps?

In the game Orcs Must Die, the achievement Tunnel Vision requires that the player Win an act 2 or 3 level using a single trap type For the purposes of this achievement, do guardians count as ...
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Are there upgrades for weapons in Orcs Must Die?

When I see videos of the game, I see swords that are different from mine. Are there upgrades for swords and weapons in this game?
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How is Nightmare Difficulty Different in Orcs Must Die?

I just finished beating Orcs Must Die! in the middle difficulty. I was considering playing through in nightmare mode, but I don't care to if it is all the same levels. How is nightmare different?
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Strategy to prevent that Kobold Sappers are destroying barricades

In the final level, I try to lead all enemies to a specific point using barricades - that works very well, except for Kobold Sappers. These are destroying my barricades (with their backpacking bomb). ...
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How many degrees can the Sniper Autoballista turn?

How many degrees can the Sniper Autoballista (upgraded Autoballista) turn? I was wondering if it could cover all sides at 360° or if I should put more to cover all sides.
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Does the timer include the time between waves?

Since there is no visible timer while playing a level (one can only see it after he finishes the level), does anyone know if the timer includes these two things into the total time you played a level: ...
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Are there enough skulls in the game to buy all upgrades?

Are there enough skulls in the game to buy all upgrades? Each level seems to offer only up to five; with a new trap given every level and upgrades costing more than five skulls, it seems like you can ...
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What is the blue bubble around paladins?

It only lasts until he attacks, so it doesn't appear to be an effective shield as I would first guess. I had 8-10 paladin guardians at the time, and only 1 ever had this happen. What is this ...
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What are the coins Ogres drop used for?

When killing an Ogre they drop this large coin. What does picking this up do? I haven't been able to see any benefits to picking it up.
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How are skulls awarded?

I've noticed that a higher score does not necessarily coincide with more skulls. When comparing to another player, I may have a higher score for a map, but have been awarded fewer skulls. How is ...
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What are the extra weapon/trap slots for?

In Orcs Must Die!, in both the spellbook and upgrade page, there are extra slots left over after finishing the story on War Mage, and after playing through a few levels of Nightmare mode, it doesn't ...
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What are combos and kill streaks?

I've noticed that, while I'm killing orcs, it will pop up with my current kill streak quite often, and, much more rarely, say my combo. I seem to get money for both and maybe points, but what are they ...
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Which upgrades are worth it?

So far I have upgraded spikes, arrow wall and archers. But i'm nervous about my next upgrade as you can't reset your points and I don't use the other traps as much. The arrow wall and archers seem ...
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Some questions about Wind Belt mechanics

I have two questions about Wind Belt: Does its wind blast damage the orcs? If I use its power to push orcs inside water, does it count towards the killing combo multiplier?
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Do the pre-order bonuses offer any advantages or do they just look good?

Prove your devotion to the Order and be handsomely rewarded! Pre-purchase now and receive an exclusive "Knight of the Order" costume for the game's hero, the War Mage. You will be able to play ...
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Headshots in Orcs Must Die?

I am wondering if are there any benefits in making headshots in Orcs Must Die!? I mean except the fact that you can take down an orc faster.
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How are points calculated in Orcs Must Die?

I am playing the demo of Orcs Must Die! and trying to understand how points are calculated and how to increase the points I get when I finish a mission. Just to make an example, I reached about 26K ...