News 26 Jun 2020

Art by u/ImLeeRii. Original post here.

Hey everyone! It’s Sav here this week

What's been going on this week?

We are over halfway through this year and we cannot wait to show you what we have coming for you! 

Three Stump race results:
1st: tsp - 1 minute and 34 seconds
2nd: FenixKillah-YT - 1 minute and 35 seconds
3rd: Britney Spears - 1 minute and 36 seconds
4th: Skibimi - 1 minute and 37 seconds
5th: Fuan(3) - 1 minute and 38 seconds

This weekend's focus:

- BTD6 - 
Pile O' Monkey Money and T3 Insta Monkeys on sale.
Ongoing collection event 
"Crackell" Race this weekend. 

- BATTD - 
Ongoing Martian games: No items, more regrow and level 10 towers only.
Allies only, no powers and wizard attack starting on Sunday. 
Sai Adventure Pack, Dungeon Finn Pack and Character Bundle Pack on sale. 

- Tower Keepers -
Hero battles rewards x2 and x2 Gold sale.
Ongoing Skilled Adept and Zaluss. 

- BTD Battles -
Friday: MOAB, MOAB Cards - BFB, BFB Random 15, BFB Boosts only
Saturday: MOAB, MOAB Card, MOAB Club - BFB, BFB Card
Sunday: MOAB, MOAB Card - BFB, BFB Boosts only, BFB Card Club
Monday: MOAB
2x Medallions with Chest and Bag of Medallions on sale. 

- SAS4 web -
LMS on Friday, VS with Black Items as rewards on Saturday and Apoc on Sunday. 
Sale on Epic pack and 3rd premium gun set: Handkanone, CM 505 and HIKS S4000.

- SAS4 Mobile -
LMS on Friday, VS with Black Box as rewards on Saturday and Apoc on Sunday. 
Sales on nantos, NV vet pack, epic pack and 9th premium gun set: Contagion, Ahab and Calamity

- BMC web and mobile - 
Daily monkey teams with Monkey Knowledge pack on Saturday.
Knowledge Pack sale (ancient on mobile too).

- BTD5 -
Ongoing Totem event, ending on Monday. 
Monkey Team, rotating every 3 hours, starting Friday. 
Ceramic counting for the leaderboards. Boomerang Skin and Monkey Money on Sale. 

- BSM2 -
Double blops and boosters.

- Countersnipe -
Friday: Factionless event and Consumables Pack on sale. 
Saturday: Target Practice event and Stacks of Cash on sale. 
Sunday: 10x Free For All event and Tokens on sale. 
50 Game XP Booster on sale for the weekend. 

Questions from the comments: 

are you ever planning to give btd5 some balance changes because some upgrades such as glaive lord and ray of doom are really underpowered
Not at the moment but I will pass the feedback on to the team!

Why did you release BTD5 on consoles? I'm not complaining, they're cool versions of BTD5!
We wanted to branch out onto other platforms. :)

I could use a pineapple about now…
Good thing I had one handy then! 


Will BSM2M ever be ported to Steam? I would love to play it on there!
Probably not at this stage. It would require some work from our teams and they are currently hard at work on other projects. 

Will other "dumb" crosspaths be buffed in the future, as to not have a one-track meta? Ex. 4x0 alch, 40x mortar, etc.
We hope one day to have every ‘tier 2 crosspath’ see use-cases when paired with every other path in some way, at least for a certain tier, though there will likely always be a clear meta choice. We would like no choice to feel significantly worse in every possible scenario

what would happen if the bloon master alchemist threw one of it's red bloon potions at monkey?
Probably nothing. We aren’t gonna chance it.

so HOW is top path engineer most underpowered tower? it sure is underpowered but FAR from worst.
This is all community feedback so this is just a general feel that the community has! :) 

would you make a tv show based off bloons td
Probably not! Monkeys aren’t great with cameras. 

How did the Dart Monkeys and Spike-o-pults merge into one tower in BTD4?
They spike-o-pults trained the dart monkeys and they agreed it was better to work together as a team.

Will you add DDT's to BTD Battles?
Probably not at this stage!

How long has the Caveman Monkey been frozen? 
Well, being that close to the surface of what looks to be at least 500mm of ice above him. The region he was found in looks like it was covered in snow but has Trees and flowing water meaning it’s not a desert (which can be cold like Antarctica) and more in line with a Tundra like environment. So according to averages, a Tundra like region gets about 150mm of snow fall per year, which at a 10 to 1 ratio of snow melt to ice formation (in perfect conditions) and about a 50% loss during summer months on average you can calculate the minimum time the monkey has been in the ice.

So according to my math at an average rate of 7.5mm of ice formation a year, he has roughly been in the ice for at minimum 66 and 2/3rds years! Though according to his outfit, which is wildly old fashioned, I reckon it was much longer. 

This over explanation to a light hearted question was brought to you by spacemonkey, making things way more complicated than they needed to be since 1993.

Does the event monkey's friend play btd6 co-op when there isn't a co-op daily challenge?
Of course! 

Can you add an event involving the UFO Bloons from the BSM series? Maybe add a function like stealing your cash if left unpopped.
Maybe one day! We have a lot of cool things planned before we start looking at other events. :) 

What is each hero's favorite tower?
Quincy - Dart monkey
Gwen - Wizard
Striker - Bomb Shooter
Obyn - Druid
Brickell - Buccaneer
Churchill - Mortar Monkey
Ben - Banana Farms
Ezili - Alchemist
Pat - Boomerang 
Adora - Super Monkey

Are the monkeys from BTD1 still alive?
In our hearts, always. 

how long would it take to teach pat how to play euchre?
A while. 

How do the heroes feel seeing two or more of themselves in a Co-op game?
Depends on the hero. Gwen loves that there is more fire and Ben enjoys seeing more of himself! 


Have a great weekend everyone!

- Sav