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Birds At Arms
 
 
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Platforms: PC
Languages: English
Players: Multi-player
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*** No Microtransactions OR Paywalled Content! ***
Description
Release date: Late 2016
Birds At Arms at its core, is a 2D simplification of the lane-based multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA), that can be played casually in about 4 minutes. The aim of Birds At Arms is to provide the addictive compelling experience of a MOBA at the casual level, so that it can be enjoyed by everyone, not just the “hardcore” gamer audience. In order to make the game more accessible, the skilltree and item mechanics have not been included. Each player has only a basic attack skillshot and a chargeable special ability.

Fire skillshot feathers at enemy minions to keep them from attacking your base. The game takes place on two platforms in a side-view 2D plane of view. Minions are blown through the level toward the enemy base by rotating fans. Fire feathers killing enemy minions and players to accumulate birdseed. When the birdseed meter fills up, use your special class ability to trigger one of 5 different powers. Dodge enemy feathers and specials or you'll turn into an egg to roll back to base. Whichever team's base has taken less damage when time runs out wins the game.

"The citizens of Birddale have an event called birdfest each year. During the week, a brutal and bloody combat sport is played. The winners are basked in eternal fame and glory. The losers families are turned into McNuggets."

FEATURES :

- A custom engine built on SDL 2.0

- Five unique bird classes, each with their own speed, size, and class power

- Multiplayer support over Steam for up to 8 players

- Gamepad integration with XBox controllers

***2nd place in technical achievement at 2016 Sammy Awards***
Check out our website www.birdsatarms.com
Follow us on Twitter @birdsatarms
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32 Comments
thecheesemanlives Sep 19, 2016 @ 1:43pm 
lol
Greenwalker Jul 7, 2016 @ 12:29pm 
Told to check game out by UCSC guy. Have no idea whats going down. Please help
poly Jun 11, 2016 @ 1:12pm 
Saw this last night in Santa Cruz at the Sammy Awards. It will be a hoot. Up voting!
Game Development Championship Jun 6, 2016 @ 4:52am 
I'm not sure if this artstyle is going to be very pleasing to the general audience.

We are running the Game Development World Championship and would like to see you participate. It's good for your visibility and won't cost you a penny.

You can check it out at www.thegdwc.com .

Good luck with the development!
Proxykon May 31, 2016 @ 4:43am 
Not sure if intentionally bad or just bad. Either way, no.
JJx May 26, 2016 @ 9:24pm 
Looks psychedelic af because of the color palette chosen
i hope you get to make your game <3
Polyester Rabbit May 26, 2016 @ 6:02pm 
I was almost excited about birds with arms.....how dare you.
Clear May 26, 2016 @ 3:05pm 
love the aesthetic, seems p rad- it'd be nice to see what an average match looks like, better way to gauge gameplay, would def check out though
kyukio (Austin) May 26, 2016 @ 2:35pm 
Add achievements and I'd be down~