Caravan Struggle might simply have been the identify of a phase on "High Gear" wherein the presenters destroyed a caravan each week in more and more ostentatious methods. For higher or worse, Caravan Struggle will not be a sport about destroying caravans. Properly, it’s. However not that type of caravan.

Viewing the motion from an isometric top-down perspective, it’s a must to fill your little world with buildings – a Headquarters, for conducting trades, a Mill, for producing stuff to commerce, an Academy, for coaching guardians to guard your cargo, a Storage, for storing automobiles, and so forth.

Then it’s a must to create extra buildings and improve those you could have. To maintain the wheels turning it’s a must to commerce, which suggests making a caravan that may survive a journey via the fantasy badlands, and ship out convoys everytime you've acquired sufficient cargo to promote.

It additionally means ambushing the caravans of different gamers, to steal their gold and cargo. However to drag off an ambush, you want a very good variety of well-trained bandits and a collection of souped-up towers to put in your enemies' manner, in basic tower protection vogue.

And the one technique to get a military of well-trained bandits is to improve your Tavern and your Bandit Camp and preserve incomes achievements so that you could get hero playing cards (and gems.)

Oh, and you need to most likely full a number of marketing campaign missions to unlock that new tower so that you could nab some additional cargo and make sufficient cash to purchase a brand new weapon on your caravan.

And so forth and so forth.

Caravan Struggle is an attention-grabbing tackle the informal technique style that's richer and extra concerned than lots of its stablemates.

The Good

The Good

Caravan Struggle is a wealthy and detailed tower protection administration sport mashup the place you're at all times balancing totally different priorities to maintain your little fantasy empire thriving.

Whereas a whole lot of free to play technique video games maintain your hand to a ridiculous diploma, slapping a purple sticker on each improve or unlock that turns into out there so that you just by no means have to make use of your judgement, Caravan Struggle largely leaves you to do the rounds of your little kingdom alone.

And there's lots to test. Not solely are you able to improve your buildings however you can provide promotions to your Guardians and Bandits, and tweak the formation of your caravan, amongst different issues.

Your progress by no means stalls because of the free to play nature of the sport. Even after you've accomplished the marketing campaign missions, you possibly can keep away from an unmanageable confrontation by skipping to the subsequent goal caravan each time you ship out a scout (for a small payment in gold).

The Unhealthy

The Unhealthy

Whereas there's nothing significantly incorrect with the visuals, the 2D isometric graphics can look a bit dated on a tool that's able to gleaming polygons. The design of the world is generic, and the textual content is typically illegibly small until you zoom in to learn it – even on a big smartphone.

This all takes the shine off an in any other case thrilling mashup of tower protection and administration, imprisoning a novel idea within the staid uniform of a way more odd sport.

If you happen to can look previous the sport's odd look, you'll discover a wealthy and rewarding free-to-play technique sport beneath – however you shouldn't should look.

The Verdict

The Verdict

Caravan Struggle is an attention-grabbing tackle the informal technique style that's richer and extra concerned than lots of its stablemates. The gameplay accommodates sufficient totally different threads that you just at all times have one thing to do, and the issue is just ever as difficult as you need it to be.

Sadly, a barely drab look detracts from the general bundle, and there are extra thrilling alternate options within the App Retailer. However when you don't thoughts placing up with generic visuals, there's lots to love in Caravan Struggle.