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    Senior Member Felippo's Avatar
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    Default Vector TD - Need Help :giverose:

    Hello(Mickey)

    i played Vector TD and I used nearly the same tactics as I've used in Tower Defense 2007. During the game it looked good, I had much more money than needed.

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    Round:_ 50
    Lives: 15
    Money: 366735$


    Can someone give me a clue what I could doo better? I'm far away from 15 mio. I know how to make money, but how can I get more points?

    Or isn't that much money for the last round and I have to earn much more to get more points?

    Any help would be apreciated much.

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    1 - Never buy power or range boosters, always take the interest.
    2 - Never upgrade a tower - $ for $, you can never buy as much power upgrading as you can by buying multiple towers.
    3 - I've never purchased a green or purple tower.
    4 - The biggie - You need to use the fewest amount of towers possible in each level. The more money you have in the bank when you send in the next wave, the higher your score.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Appletom View Post
    1 - Never buy power or range boosters, always take the interest.
    2 - Never upgrade a tower - $ for $, you can never buy as much power upgrading as you can by buying multiple towers.
    3 - I've never purchased a green or purple tower.
    4 - The biggie - You need to use the fewest amount of towers possible in each level. The more money you have in the bank when you send in the next wave, the higher your score.
    Great tips. I disagree with #2 in a few cases, but otherwise you're spot on.

    The key is to have JUST enough to beat each level. If one or two creeps slip through, let them go. You need to be fanatical about saving money, because money=points.

    Think of little things, too. The interest is calculated when you send the next level. If you plan to sell a tower, do it BEFORE you send the next level (earn interest on the money you earn from it). If you need to buy more towers, buy them AFTER you send the next level (earn interest on the money you're about to spend). A few dollars saved here and there becomes big bucks at the end when you're making 30% interest every turn.

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    Hmmm - what towers become more powerful by upgrading when you compare money spent?

    Big red is $2,500 to buy, $1,250 to upgrade. Here's big red's chart:

    For $5,000 I can have 2 big reds or 1 big red upgraded 2 times.
    2 big reds = 60,000 damage
    1 big red upgraded 2 times = 57,272 damage

    For $7,500 I can have 3 big reds or 1 big red upgraded 4 times.
    3 big reds = 90,000 damage
    1 big red upgraded 4 times = 84,544 damage

    For $10,000 I can have 4 big reds or 1 big red upgraded 6 times.
    4 big reds = 120,000 damage
    1 big red upgraded 6 times = 111,816 damage

    For $12,500 I can have 5 big reds or 1 big red upgraded 8 times.
    5 big reds = 150,000 damage
    1 big red upgraded 8 times = 139,088 damage

    So, for my $12,500, I can have one "bullet" doing almost 140,000 in damage; or I can have five bullets in the air at the same time doing a combined damage of 150,000.

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    Hmm, good info. I'll have to try again using those ideas.

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    Thank you very much Appletom and Mickey, I will try it again tomorrow.

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