Guardian Chronicle is a promising prospect when you’re a tower protection fan, or a comparatively informal technique gamer looking out for a contemporary tackle the style.
There’s a pleasant, brisk rhythm to Guardian Chronicle’s gameplay, and it may be very troublesome to place down when you realize you’re simply an improve or a reshuffle away from victory.
It won’t enchantment to die-hard followers of Hearthstone and Magic: The Gathering, however when you’ve by no means seen your self as a deck-building fanatic this may very well be the sport that proves you improper.
There are 4 lessons in Guardian Chronicle – protection, help, assault, and progress – all with totally different specialties. Attacking guardians are highly effective however uncommon, so protection guardians will make up the majority of your combating power. Assist and progress guardians assist the opposite varieties, with progress producing Lanic that can assist you deploy extra guardians.
To thrive you’ll not solely have to place your guardians with care throughout battle, as an example inserting models that gradual enemies down close to their spawn factors, adopted by assault or defence guardians, however you’ll additionally want a strong, well-balanced deck.
Every deck has 5 slots, and you’ll have as much as 5 decks saved. Guardians, in the meantime, come to you thru summoning and opening chests. You’ll get gems, gold, summoning tickets, and extra by finishing quests, bagging achievements, and so forth.
The opposite option to get gold is by enjoying rounds, and you’ll spend this on upgrading your guardians and your masters.
The routine of alternating between tower protection rounds and doing the all-important reward-claiming busywork and managing your deck provides Guardian Chronicle an fulfilling rhythm, and rounds are so fast that it’s troublesome to withstand leaping in for an additional go.
There are some minor niggles, such because the small measurement of the models on the display, which might make it troublesome to work out what’s taking place when the battle heats up. We incessantly discovered ourselves holding a finger down on guardians simply to see whether or not a matchable guardian was out there as a glowing beacon, because it wasn’t simple to inform at a look.
And the shortage of a single-player choice leaves you on the mercy of the servers everytime you need a sport. We by no means encountered any issues discovering a accomplice or an opponent, but when you end up offline for any motive you’re caught.
However that’s not a deal-breaker. So long as you’re on-line, it’s onerous to be disenchanted with Guardian Chronicle. It’s free, enjoyable, intuitive, addictive, and deep sufficient that it’ll quietly hold you busy for a very long time.