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Defense Grid: The Awakening is a unique spin on tower defense gameplay that will appeal to players of all skill levels. A horde of enemies is invading, and it's up to the player to stop them by strategically building fortification towers around their base.

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Lasers! How do they work?

I'm referring, of course, to the Laser towers in Defense Grid: The Awakening. I stumbled upon Defense Grid: The Awakening's very detailed steam stats page, and noticed the following: This of course, ...
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How do I get the Flurry achievement?

In Defense Grid: The Awakening, what level and tower build order/strategy will allow me to easily get the Flurry achievement, which requires me to get a gold medal on an adrenaline challenge mode?
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Defense Grid: more towers or upgrades?

In Defense Grid: The Awakening, is it more cost-efficient to build more towers or upgrade existing ones?
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What is an advanced mission in Defense Grid?

There are a lot of achievements that require you to finish an advanced mission using only this or only that; but what exactly is an advanced mission? I got some of these achievements by playing the "...
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How are points calculated?

In Defense Grid : The Awakening how are points calculated? I defended all nucleus in many missions but never reached the needed score for best medal. How can I do more points?
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Are my towers refusing to shoot each other?

I've been playing Defense Grid: The Awakening, and I can't help but notice that my towers (most noticable with flame / laser so far) seem to get in the way of each other; their cone (or line) of fire ...
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Which is the mission 'Out of bullets'?

I would like to get the achievement Out of Bullets but I don't have the English version of the game. Can you please tell which is the number of mission called 'Out of Bullets'? Or post me a screenshot ...
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Upgrade to level 2 or deploy another building? [duplicate]

I am looking for some strategy hints for Defense Grid : The Awakening to improve alien blast efficiency. If there is enough space to build, is more efficient upgrade a structure to Level 2, or deploy ...
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Tips to beat Defense Grid Awakening level "Waste Disposal"?

I'm stuck on the level "Waste disposal". I'd like some strategies to beat this level. The previous level (Turnaround) required a lot of build-and-then-tear-down to turn the attackers back and keep ...
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Machine Guns or Cannons?

Which is more effective? Guns or Cannons? Fully upgraded, a Cannon has a bigger range, and a higher damage output than a Machine Gun, but a Machine Gun has the max rate of fire, while the Cannon is ...
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Is there a way to turn off the script in Defense Grid: The Awakening?

I am researching this game and may buy it. One thing concerns me: the language. I know my younger sister would want to play this, but again, the language is a concern. Is there any way to silence or ...
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