Seems to me the penguins are sick and tired of being the laughingstock of the animal kingdom and have decided to take charge. It’s a massive offensive of global proportions – which is why they need your help, rook! We need you to defend our bases and defeat our enemies – you’ll have to learn quick and succeed quicker.
So buck up you nancy, cause we’re hitting 10 different locations scattered across the major continents. In each location we will be contending with a powerful indigenous species that wants nothing more than to shame you in front of your family and turn you into a penguin-flavored lunchable.
Whoa, get a hold of yourself son! You got so pale just now you look like a big tic-tac. The penguin army ain’t entering hostile territory without backup. Now here’s how it works:
The indigenous creatures attack us with a variety of superpowers, each representative of a specific word frequently appearing on the SAT*/GRE**/GMAT*** exams:
All we need to counter them are reflexes, quick thinking, and a little good old-fashioned penguin know-how.
At the beginning of the battle you will be outfitted with one of two cards representing available allied units. You will also receive two additional cards randomly selected from a pair of offensive sorceries and defensive enchantments. All represent vocabulary words that act as potential counters to your enemies.
As our enemies storm the battlefield, you will send you allied unit to face them. Be careful though – if your unit is the incorrect counter to the enemy you’ll have to aid it with spells and enchantments to combat its damage or risk losing the ally.
Our success hinges on your ability to recognize the words represented and successfully assess which of your words will form the appropriate response.
The penguin army leaves no man behind!! Cards all have an activated cool-down so if you pick things randomly, YOU WILL FAIL. DO YOU WANT TO FAIL ME? NO, I DIDN’T THINK SO.
Should your ally fall, your enemy will advance. Let them cross and reach your encampment and they will tear our army apart. It’s up to you to manage your cooldowns carefully and manage your abilities to make sure that NEVER HAPPENS.
Overwhelmed yet? Don’t be.
For some weird reason, I feel compelled to believe in your abilities as a commander rookie. Once you defeat an indigenous species in a certain region, you will have them to utilize as allies in the following mission. It’s up to you to master the abilities of your new allies and the unique spells you receive in each episode to ensure our magnificent rise to power goes unchecked.
So git that dopey look off your face – the pathway to victory is wrought with terrors. Our enemies will get stronger, faster, and deadlier. Fight effectively, and the globe will be ours. Fight carelessly, and we’ll be in bigger trouble than a baby at a dingo convention.
Onwards fearless comrade – your legend is waiting to be written!
Welcome to the world of PENGUEMIC – an arcade-style genre-busting hybrid game that lets you take control of penguin armies and claim dominion over the animal kingdom and beyond. Combining real-time monster combat, base defense, and tactical spell casting, Penguemic is unlike anything you’ve seen before.
Available for all iOS devices, PC, and Linux Fall 2013.