The Community and Conservation Behind TideTurn

You’ve been hearing all about TideTurn’s gameplay, lore, and defenders — and how the Stanion Studios team makes it all happen. But now meet the woman who brings all this information to you.  Meet Carolina Almeida! You may have already interacted with her on Twitter or seen her talk about TideTurn on stream. But she’s…

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The Lore and Defenders Behind TideTurn

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The first thing people see when they play a game is the characters, the map. But good games go beyond that initial impression.  At TideTurn we didn’t just want to create cool defenders — we wanted to bring them to life with vibrant, extensive backstories that fill players with curiosity and make it even harder…

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The Music and Sound Effects Behind TideTurn

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When you get a killstreak you don’t only get a game-changing ability — you feel a blend of determination, exhilaration, and satisfaction. That’s in part thanks to Ellsworth Hall’s killstreak-accompanying in-game music.  Hall started working with Stanion Studios 28 years ago, composing music for the documentary, “Whale, Man, and God.” He started composing music for…

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The Cities Behind TideTurn

TideTurn stands out a lot because of the game’s freeform movement. Unlike other popular titles, Defenders can maneuver around TideTurn’s maps by drawing their own path throughout the level, whether it’s racing through the streets or climbing up sides of buildings. This is a game all about using the map to your advantage — and…

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The Characters Behind TideTurn

TideTurn wouldn’t be complete without the Defenders. After Humans decimated the oceans with nuclear testing, mining, overfishing, and horrific pollution, Atlantians could no longer remain silent. Having transformed into water beings many ages ago, they are now returning to land en masse, attacking coastal cities in an attempt to take back the earth and restore…

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The Concept, Creativity, and Conservation Behind TideTurn

TideTurn is almost here. You could say “the tides are turning” if you will. Okay, we won’t. But seriously — later this year. That’s when TideTurn will be available to play and you all get to finally experience what we’ve all been working on for the past year or so. You may be wondering by…

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