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Constitution Defender

In this tower defense game it is up to you, the Patriot, to defend the U.S. Constitution from its enemies over 20 different levels. From the Preamble to the 27th Amendment these attackers will do anything to get to the U.S. Constitution to stop you from learning. NOT ANY MORE! Read and answer questions about the U.S. Constitution and earn points to defend the U.S. Constitution from the 5 enemies of Socialism, Apathy, Red Tape, Runaway Courts and the Tax Tornado. They will be defeated using the knowledge you learn, and 8 towers, each with their own unique power. In defense of knowledge you will use the Minuteman Tower, Eagle Tower, Stars N Stripes Tower, Potomac Tower, Liberty Bell Tower, American Spirit Tower, Second Amendment Tower and Free Enterprise Tower.

Constitution Defender is the ideal way to learn about the U.S. Constitution as the game is made for all ages. Three distinct levels (Easy, Medium and Hard) ensure the Patriot can test and increase their knowledge to the fullest extent. Younger children may be assisted by an adult, while older children and adults can move on to the advanced levels for more in depth learning.

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Patriot Hill Games, founded in 2011, is owned by a group of four Patriots that sought to change the way children and young adults are being taught the founding documents of our great country, The United States of America. Like our forefathers believed in freedom and individual rights, we believe in a well educated young Patriot. With that thought in mind we set out to develop a game that would make learning fun rather than mundane. So what is our unique platform you ask?

We combine an interactive question and answer based learning platform with a video game based entertainment platform so children and young adults are engaged from beginning to end in what we like to call a learning based video game.

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Game Designer - Michael Mardis  michael@patriothillgames.com

Graphic Designer - Jon Panzner  jon@patriothillgames.com

Game Developer - Steve Panzner  steve@patriothillgames.com

Game Sales - Lance Reed  lance@patriothillgames.com

 

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Patriot Hill Games is proud to announce the launch of the World's First and Foremost U.S. Constitution learning based video game, Constitution Defender.

Whether you are teaching your children or grandchildren about the U.S. Constitution or you are brushing up on the U.S. Constitution yourself, this is the game for you. Start defending the U.S. Constitution from its enemies and learn the U.S. Constitution at the same time.

Who thought purchasing an educational game could be so rewarding? We DID!

Game Facts

There are 3 levels of game play; Easy, Medium and Hard.

Constitution Defender is made for all ages.

There are over 100 questions on each level to increase your knowledge of the U.S. Constitution.

There are 5 enemies to defeat in the game; Socialism, Apathy, Red Tape, Runaway Courts and the Tax Tornado.

There are 8 towers in the Patriots arsenal; Minuteman Tower, Eagle Tower, Stars ’N Stripes Tower, Potomac Tower, Liberty Bell Tower, American Spirit Tower, Second Amendment Tower and Free Enterprise Tower

System Requirements

OS - Windows (XP SP2,Vista SP2,7)

Processor - Intel Pentium IV or higher(or equivalent AMD processor)

Memory - 256Mb DDR2 or higher

Graphics - DirectX 9c compatible graphics card (64Mb minimum)

Disk Space - at least 150Mb of hard drive space



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Common Issues

My Constitution Defender won't run on Windows Vista or Windows 7!

SOLUTION: Be sure that your Data Execution Prevention (DEP) is set to
monitor ONLY essential Windows programs and services.

To be sure your DEP is set properly:

Select START, Help and type in DEP or,

1. Navigate to Control Panel, System

2. Click Advanced system settings. If you are prompted for an administrator
password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.

3. Under Performance, click Settings.

4. Click the Data Execution Prevention tab, and then click Turn on DEP for
essential Windows programs and services only.

5. Click Apply.


My Constitution Defender won't run!

SOLUTION: Try installing on a different hard drive. On some systems, the game may need to be installed in C: Program Files or in C: Program Files (x86) in 64-bit Windows environments.


Constitution Defender reports the error: "Invalid pointer or handle in" or "Access is denied" when it starts!

SOLUTION: This means the main exe can't access some data required to run
the game. This is usually due to your version of Windows (Vista or 7) requiring
Administrator privileges to run the game.

The easiest way to fix this is to run Constitution Defender as Administrator.
1. Right-click the desktop shortcut or the main exe in your Constitution Defender
directory.
2. Select Properties, then the Compatibility tab.

3. Check the box next to Run this program as an administrator. Click Apply.


My Constitution Defender is running slowly, and sometimes it crashes when there are a lot of goons or towers on the screen!

SOLUTION: If you're running an older computer or a computer with low ram
and an older graphics card--also with low ram--you may need to run the game
in 800x600 mode (or 848x480 windowed mode) to lessen the burden on your
computer.

Other ways to speed up the game include:
1. Turn off all the sounds in the Options Menu by sliding the star button all the
way to the left.
2. Turn off Animated Backgrounds in the Main Options Menu.


I get random crashes when I play the game and it runs slowly even though I have a really good computer!

SOLUTION: Unfortunately, some virus scanning software, especially those that
perform "active scans", occasionally have problems with some of the routine
"calls" the game makes while running. Make sure your internet connection is
off--if possible-- and disable your virus scanner's "active scan" feature while
playing Constitution Defender.

AS ALWAYS, SAVE EARLY AND SAVE OFTEN! Although it is rare, some
program interactions or minor/major hardware problems on your computer may
cause the game to stop running correctly and crash!

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