A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux
A tribute to the original Stick Soldiers games, this 3D adaptation puts you into chaotic battles against crowds of stick soldiers, where you can expect endless havoc and comical deaths.
11 Jan 2016: Version 0.9.3.0 is now available:
- New weapon - Flamethrower.
- Slow Motion mode (press Caps Lock to toggle).
- Option to auto-switch weapon on pickup only if holding Pistol. This is now default and can be changed in the Options.
- Soldier team colors are now more discernible.
- Various fixes and improvements in the AI behaviour.
- Map Editor: Holding CTRL / CMD in Blocks mode now works as eraser.
- Other small fixes/improvements.
Note: when you first open the map list, it will be empty. After 2 seconds, it should connect to the masterserver and show all the available maps. If not, check that the game can connect to the internet (check your antivirus/firewall). If all else fails, download the maps manually HERE.
Currently supporting FFA and Team deathmatches in 2D or 3D mode, with online multiplayer being work in progress.
|Published||155 days ago|
|Platforms||Windows, macOS, Linux|
|Tags||3D, Bullet Hell, deathmatch, Fast-Paced, gamepad, Remake, Shooter, Split Screen, Team-Based, War|
|Average duration||About a half-hour|
|Inputs||Keyboard, Mouse, Gamepad (any)|
|Accessibility||Color-blind friendly, Configurable controls|
|Player count||1 - 4|
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The game is fun, but extremely chaotic, i have to turn on slowmo only to get a hand on what is going on, i do plan on coming back to this game after some time to see its progress because it seems quite promising, For now, i suggest the game to be less all over the top, in my eyes dismemberment should be on where you hit your enemy, Not them just bursting to pieces lol, that annoying, although popping their heads out and them still walking was the best, keep that on here please lol
Thanks for your suggestions!
The game is indeed chaotic, sometimes I find myself overwhelmed while playing it too.
The reason for this kind of gameplay is that it's based on the original "Stick Soldiers" game, which was actually even more chaotic.
I don't really want to change this element of gameplay now, as I believe the game has reached a good and stable point. Making such fundamental changes could "break" a lot of things, and I do not have the required time to ensure this won't happen.
I suggest choosing simpler maps (it helps with the disorientation), teams mode, smaller number of bots, and easier difficulty level.
About the dismemberment, again, it takes after the Stick Soldiers style. Making more realistic dismemberment is unlikely to make the game look better; the chaotic limb-blast is part of the fun element.
Glad to hear you like the head popping, it has been one of my favorite gameplay mechanics since Stick Soldiers 1 :)
Ah, I see, Do you plan on adding certain stuff? i had a little problem where i chose the second team, or in a short way to say it i chose red, And i saw myself blue, making me extremely confused, i ended up shooting my own teammates and wondering why the other blues were shooting at me, that was very weird, is it a bug or something? i havent played stick soldiers so im not sure of how it was, although its name does sound familiar, i might have played it but i might not remember,Although, On a side note, Very fun game, The chaos makes up for it as its fun, although yes it is hard to know what is going on it is pretty fun, And that team thing happened on the 2D Version
change the button for the third/First person and add realistic aim! whit this will be awesom! and add ak-47 or aug (automatic scoped rifle) and add you can color the cube in map editor
To change the button for third/first person, go to the "Input" tab in the start-up screen, double-click the "View Mode" option, and press the desired button
Realistic aim sounds like a good idea. I will try, but I'm not sure when I will be able to add it.
Same thing goes for new weapons and map palette.
Thanks for your suggestions!
Please add the option to adjust the highness/lowness of the... building... layer.... in the level creator. It would make building indoor areas a billion times easier.
(I'm positive you know what I'm talking about)
I assume you mean view clipping based on height. I have thought of it too, editing indoor areas is hard without it, but it is not easy to make.
I will definitely try to add it, but can't promise when, sorry.
Thanks for the suggestion, and sorry for the late response.
Help I'm shooting on my left hand instead of my right how do i fix?
are you able to play this with a ps4 or xbox controller if not it would be awesome if you put that in future updates
Controllers are supported for the 2D mode, just remember to configure them first. There is no support for controllers in 3D mode, I believe I could add it easily, but it wouldn't be as convenient as using the mouse.
Thanks for making these videos! I can see you found it hard to get used to the game at first.
I understand that the game is not as intuitive as it could be, although I tried a lot to make it so.
Hopefully, next versions will be easier on new players, and I hope you enjoyed the game either way.
Thanks again, great channel, keep up the good work!
Hey, is there a possibility I could play local multiplayer? We have 2 computers with game installed on both. Any way? thanks! great game by the way :) really funny
Thanks a lot! Unfortunately not yet, the only available multiplayer is the 2d splitscreen mode using gamepads. Lan and online multiplayer are in progress.
How do you add maps in the game?
Hey,can you please send me the maps on my email.
When I try to download the maps it says error in reading map list.
My email is ****
Please send them,I really want to play th game.
Please refrain from asking help to be sent to you by email, to avoid being targeted by spammers.
Visit http://stickveterans.junkbytes.com/maplinks.php to manually download the maps.
However, the auto-downloader should have been working fine. Please check whether the game is allowed to connect to the internet and not blocked by any firewalls you may have.
The game is really chaotic with 31 AI on a small map maby have a limit for each map?
Thanks for the suggestion. I have considered adding a player limit to be set by the map creator, or even automatically suggesting a player count, but I found these to be unreliable measures.
It's hard to tell when a map gets "too" chaotic, as some players may enjoy it when others don't. In my best belief, I thought it best to let the players experiment by themselves.
In later versions, there will be an option to quickly add/remove bots during matches.
Great Game! it could use a campaign though!
Thanks! I have also considered adding campaign or more gamemodes, but I want to work on the multiplayer first.
When I open the map list, nothing ever shows
Make sure you are connected to the Internet. If you are, it may be that a firewall is blocking the game. Run the game in windowed mode, see if any firewall dialogs pop up, and whitelist the game in any firewall you may have.
Best Shooting game I have ever played! You should add more maps like a subway :)
Thanks a lot! Well I have a few map concepts that I hope to create, but developing new features already takes a lot of time. Maybe you can try your hand at the map editor and be the one to make it ;)
Great game could use some fleshing out but I really enjoyed it.
Whoa even I don't play in difficulty 5 :p Cool video, thanks for making it!
This is a good game, However I have a few suggjestions.
1. Game/Editor Modifiers: Basicly settings that can change the level's gravity, player health, weapon dammage etc.
2. Colors: There should be an option to change the colors of blocks, or at the very least an option to change to from white, red, or blue.
Pretty good suggestions, I will try to get them done in the next update!
What happened to the Linux version?
It's there to download, is something not working?