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Arkbound is a 3rd person 3D tower-defense shooter in which you play as the maintenance robot F.R.A.N.Z. F.R.A.N.Z. is the last of its kind, which once dominated outer space and built the Dysonsphere called ARK, which F.R.A.N.Z. must maintain. In order to erase the last remnant, foreign robots attack the ARK to destroy its power source. As a maintenance robot, F.R.A.N.Z. has limited combat power but can build a defense mechanism by cleverly utilizing the weapons at its disposal. By shooting the smart weapons into the orbit of the ARK, F.R.A.N.Z. can simultaneously cover all sides and give the attackers a hard time. By collecting parts from defeated enemies, F.R.A.N.Z. can improve its weapons as a maintenance robot, allowing it to withstand the ever-increasing pressure. Can you, together with F.R.A.N.Z., defend the ARK and preserve the last home of a mysterious past civilization?


F.R.A.N.Z. starts equipped with a simple Blaster weapon. With that, they can run across the ARK and neutralize invading enemies. While this is fine for the early stages of the game, there will soon be too many enemies for one gun to handle. To circumvent this problem, F.R.A.N.Z. must deploy their weapons in the orbit around the ARK to strategically cover all 4 shield generators, which are the target of the enemy. After each wave, a weapon can be upgraded to further increase fire power to stand their ground also against beefier and faster invaders.


WASD: Movement Space: Jump/Land Ctrl: Free Look Camera Q: Deploy weapon 1,2,3: Spawn new weapon (3 different types) Mouse: Aim Left Click: Shoot Right Click: Grab weapon from orbit Escape: Quit


Auto Turrets

Orbit view

Main Menu




Thomas Nikolas Mayr

Game Design

Game Programmierung