Battlepillars is a real-time tug-of-war strategy game in which you command caterpillars armed to the teeth with flamethrowers, sticky honey, mines, machine guns, and more!
User reviews:
Overall:
Very Positive (263 reviews) - 88% of the 263 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Apr 28, 2014

Sign in to add this item to your wishlist, follow it, or mark it as not interested

Buy Battlepillars Gold Edition

Buy Battlepillars Gold Edition Double Pack

 

Steam Exclusive Content


  • 10 exclusive levels in the new Moon environment!
  • A new exclusive segment, the Spider Egg!
  • Exclusive Bubble skin!
  • 43 Steam Achievements + Steam Stats
  • Steam Trading Cards
  • Steam Multiplayer matchmaking
  • Steam Leaderboards for Endless Mode high scores

About This Game

Battlepillars is a real-time tug-of-war strategy game from the team behind Draw a Stickman: EPIC in which you command caterpillars armed to the teeth with flamethrowers, sticky honey, mines, machine guns, and more!

Utilize the best strategies and combinations, from blitzkrieg battlepillars armed with only their feet to heavily armored, cannon wielding, rocket launching tankerpillars. You decide! Still not enough? Perfect your strategies in the Test Zone, then take the battle online against your friends. Need to prove you’re the best? Climb up the leaderboards by tackling Endless Mode!

Gold Edition Content



  • Battlepillars Gold Edition includes the Battlepillars Original Soundtrack and Concept Artbook!
  • Intuitive controls and keyboard hotkeys
  • Improved and rebalanced difficulty and progression
  • Improved art and sound quality

Four Ways to Play
  • Campaign - Conquer your way through the single-player campaign with more than 50 unique levels and 5 menacing bosses!
  • Multiplayer - Take the battle online and challenge your friends in real-time skirmish matches!
  • Test Zone - Experiment with new strategies in the Test Zone!
  • Endless - Survive as long as possible against the combined onslaught of the red caterpillar army with frantic arcade-style gameplay!

Features
  • Choose from a wide variety of weapons, armor, and support segments. Ray guns, flamethrowers, rockets, and more!
  • Call upon powerful woodland allies like the Wizard Turtle and Larry the Bird!
  • Customize your game plan! Use tankerpillars to bulldoze your way to the enemy base, or send in kamikazepillars to surround your enemies!

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: XP/Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8
    • Processor: Dual-core processor (Intel Dual Core 2.0 GHz or AMD Athlon X2 5200+ 2.6 GHz)
    • Memory: 1.5 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 9.0c compatible
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound cards
Customer reviews
Customer Review system updated! Learn more
Overall:
Very Positive (263 reviews)
Recently Posted
Nightmare Sasha 悪夢サーシ
( 4.6 hrs on record )
Posted: April 25
It's ok. On the surface it's a good tower defense game with caterpillars fighting each other with machine guns and such. My main problem with the game is that have to grind a little in order to progress by going back to previous levels and earning more apples to upgrade your army. Don't get me wrong, it's still a fun game but the grinding took me out of the moment and I was just not feeling it for the game. 6/10 for me.
Helpful? Yes No Funny
Violent Rainbow
( 6.1 hrs on record )
Posted: April 13
I've seen caterpillars battle in real life, it's a lot more brutal than this entertaining but unrealistic game. I give it 4 / 5 severed caterpillar heads mounted on tooth picks.
Helpful? Yes No Funny
harleyk44
( 16.9 hrs on record )
Posted: March 20
''DELETE DATA'' Broken ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥t
Helpful? Yes No Funny
antonuuu
( 2.4 hrs on record )
Posted: February 11
A wonderful Rail RTS Game, was very similar to those flash games you played in 2009. Brings back memories in a good way. Buy this game if you want a good time and wanna go bowling!






Yes.
Helpful? Yes No Funny
Nyx
( 8.4 hrs on record )
Posted: February 9
░░░░░░░█▐▓▓░████▄▄▄█▀▄▓▓▓▌█
░░░░░▄█▌▀▄▓▓▄▄▄▄▀▀▀▄▓▓▓▓▓▌█
░░░▄█▀▀▄▓█▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▀░▓▌█
░░█▀▄▓▓▓███▓▓▓███▓▓▓▄░░▄▓▐█▌
░█▌▓▓▓▀▀▓▓▓▓███▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▄▀▓▓▐█
▐█▐██has ▓▓▓▓▓▀▄░▀▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▌█▌
█▌███▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓strat ▓▓███▓▓▓▄▀▐█
█▐█▓▀░░▀▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓██████▓▓▓▓▐█
▌▓▄▌▀░▀░▐▀█▄▓▓██████████▓▓▓▌█▌
▌▓▓▓▄▄▀▀▓▓▓▀▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓█▓█▓█▓▓▌█▌
█▐▓▓▓▓▓▓▄▄▄▓▓▓▓▓▓█▓█▓█▓█▓▓▓▐█
http://steamcommunity.com/groups/CritiquingDoge
Helpful? Yes No Funny
XxJMadzxX
( 3.1 hrs on record )
Posted: February 7
This game is cheap and fun. Its funny and colorful and if you like catterpillars, you will like this game.
Helpful? Yes No Funny
fillyard
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: January 3
i would like to make a sugestion, your game is a ♥♥♥♥ing disgrace to everything that is the conept of entertainment and fun, you ♥♥♥♥ing disgust me, you ♥♥♥♥ing bags of ♥♥♥♥ with your ♥♥♥♥♥ game and your ♥♥♥♥♥ discussion, what did you developers decide to crawl out of your ♥♥♥♥♥♥y basements and think lets make a steaming pile of ♥♥♥♥? Then after finishing writing the ♥♥♥♥ code for your ♥♥♥♥ game on your 2003 lenovo work laptop that your dad dumped on your desk beforfe saying goodby to your ♥♥♥♥♥ mother and going to live with succesful ♥♥♥♥ing people. and so you finished your ♥♥♥♥ing code on java and went downstairs to where your ♥♥♥♥♥♥ family wich consists of your ♥♥♥♥♥ mom and your ♥♥♥♥♥ dog named ♥♥♥♥ing cuddles and you sau jee golly cuddles your lucking quite cute today than that ♥♥♥♥♥ coughs up blood because it looked at your ♥♥♥♥ing game and your m0m said ohhh no cuddles is dead and so she picked its ♥♥♥♥♥♥y limp boopdy and shoved that ♥♥♥♥ right into the washing machine and you sat there eating your soggy ♥♥♥♥ing pancakes and listening to the limp ♥♥♥ body of cuddles slam around in the washing maching thump thump thump it went round and round. so in conclusion 10/10 i especially liked the cannon caterpillars.
Helpful? Yes No Funny
TheChainZKid
( 9.2 hrs on record )
Posted: December 22, 2015
This game is great. You basically put a lot of parts together to make a "battlepillar" and send it out to fight the enemy's battlepillars then the one that kills the other and advances towards the enemy base to destroy it. It's a lot more fun than it sounds, leading you to come up with new strategys left, right and centre to keep up with the enemy's strategy. The campaign mode is fairly long and has interesting modes and enemy strategys which change throughout but the best part of the game is grabbing a friend and going 1v1 where you and your friend will be frantically trying to outdo each ther in a battle of will. I highly recommend it.
Helpful? Yes No Funny
Valex
( 8.9 hrs on record )
Posted: October 5, 2015
If you're going into this wanting a well-presented time-killer of a flash game, you may like this. For someone hoping for a complicated base defense or tactics-heavy game- or even something as complex as a basic tower defense game- you're likely going to be very disappointed [as I was].



Pros
*Didn't seem to have any bugs
*Polished presentation

Neutral
*Putting together parts is as cool an idea as you'd expect, but you never really feel a good impact from adding a single part, and the aesthetics feel like they could have been made more interesting.
*Upgrading system is straightforward and uncomplex

Cons
*Available Parts have preferential- rather than tactical- relation to one another. This is emphasized by the small number of parts you can bring to a map.
*The map interactions are bland and repetitive, with the same tactics working each go, and the enemies feeling far too identical
*Combat is overly simplistic- hands-off combat can be fun, but only if team building/tactics is emphasized, which in this game, it is not.
*The game is far too easy- likely because making it harder'd require a more complicated combat system.
*The interface is lacking


In summary, the game is just overall lacking in depth.
It- as the store description states- is a tug-of-war game, not a strategy game.

Of course, if you want a tug-of-war simulator represented by sacrificial swarms of caterpillars with special woodland summons to affect the outcome, then by all means, this is your game!

This would have done a lot better as a free flash game- even for fans of the casual strategy genre, I can't recommend paying full for the game, not with better games cheap or even freely available.


2.5/5
Helpful? Yes No Funny
Blinkdog
( 8.2 hrs on record )
Posted: September 30, 2015
9min of this game
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kds_DbWeXHg

It's a fairly a simple game.
On the left you will have a leaf counter that goes up slowly, this is used to pay for pillar parts or make the gain faster.
Your pillar parts are under the battle field and what the little guy will look like is above it.
Each segment of the pillar is added to the head and then you send the little tyke off to kill.
Each part you add gives them some hp + whatever bonus the segment gives like say armor, speed, hp, defense, but most are weapons.
When you send them out they will start at your tree (left side unless your in co-op) and move out until they come to an enemy or the opponents tree.
At that point they will attack with what ever weapon they have or bite if they have none.
Push them back and take out their tree without them doing it to you first.
If the level was at the base of a tree on the level map you'll fight a boss.

After fights you can upgrade your pillars segments, the tree's leaf gain, tree hp, the trees gun or change your pillars skin.
There are also 3 animal helpers that you can buy to call in during a fight, a squirrel (gives you leaves), a turtle mage (slows enemies), & a bird (craps on all opponents and they will lose health).
Helpful? Yes No Funny
Bauble
( 35.1 hrs on record )
Posted: August 24, 2015
Name: Battlepillars
Developer: Hitcents
Date: 2014
Category: Simple
Genre: Rail RTS
Population: Ghost Town
Perspective: 2D - Side-Scrolling
Timeflow: Match-Based, Fast-Paced
Setting: Undefined
Style: Cartoon, Comedy
Tags: 1v1, Cross-Platform, Indie, No Story
Model: B2P
Content: Solid
Platforms: PC, Android, iOS
Review:
Simple comedy styled 2D strategy, where ants fight each other with miniguns and rocket launchers. Build your perfect army of ants to counter enemy strategy and destroy their tree!
Every battle starts with each side having a Tree - barracks with 1 turret, where your ants come from.
You construct every single ant right during battle from segments - parts of their body, which can be weapons, armor, legs, or some utility stuff like honey-throwers that slow enemies or spider eggs which spawn spiders. All segments have different stats and Leaf cost - so the more segments you add to an ant, the bigger, stronger and more expensive it will be. Leaves are the only auto-generated in-battle resource, its production can be upgraded to increase generation rate - so you always have a dilemma of building another ant vs upgrading production right now - games are very short and every second matters. You cannot directly control units - once they are ready, they will go forward to an enemy tree, until they meet enemy in their attack range. Note, they move with different speed too - 1-segment ants will overrun your 6-segment monster and die with no use long before he shows up - unless you time things correctly.
For destroying trees you get another, non-battle resource, Apples. These are used for buying new segments and upgrading old ones, upgrading the tree, buying skins and Allies.
There are 15 segments total, each segment can be upgraded 3 times, but you can only choose 6 for each battle. Think wisely.
Skins change how your ants look, and more important, they also change stats. Different strategies require different skins. The only one I couldn't get is Golden (hidden) skin - it is only unlocked when you complete gold challenges of both campaigns, and I only completed 1st one.
Allies are game-breaking 1-use powers, which you can buy for lots of apples. Like a bird bombarding the battlefield with dung and destroying everything like a nuclear bomb. I didn't use them during campaign, AI doesn't use them either :O - they feel like cheats.
Campaign has different levels divided into missions, each ending up with unique boss - a huge tree-sized ant. All of these actually require different strategies to complete, and many of them will require you to restart until you know your enemy well. Each level has a Gold challenge - for example, to complete it with some limitations or conditions, varying from very easy to extremely hard.
Game is Android port, PC version is called "Gold Edition" for there is 2nd campaign, Moon missions. Its so hard I could only finish half of it, with only 3 Gold challenges - a real test of skills.
Strategic depth is pretty good, people invented many strategies already, but somehow multiplayer didn't appeal me at all - I didn't even try, though for strategies I usually do.
Nice small game, but not for long.

Class: III - Simple Bread
Verdict: Yes
Reviewed: 8.24.2015
Variation: Battlepillars Gold Edition
Approach: Steam - PC
Time: Several Dozen Hours
Deeds:
  • 1st Campaign Complete With All Gold Challenges
  • All Upgrades
  • All Skins Except Golden
  • 77% Achievements
Helpful? Yes No Funny
rob
( 5.3 hrs on record )
Posted: August 6, 2015
Best caterpillar game i've ever played
Helpful? Yes No Funny
SinRopa
( 7.1 hrs on record )
Posted: July 28, 2015
This met all my expectations and I enjoyed most of the gameplay for what it was.
Helpful? Yes No Funny
longlingpang
( 17.6 hrs on record )
Posted: July 19, 2015
Simple but fun.
Helpful? Yes No Funny
Evil Keith
( 52.6 hrs on record )
Posted: July 15, 2015
Short fun. Has Ninja skins and rocket launchers.
Helpful? Yes No Funny
midgetZoidberg
( 4.2 hrs on record )
Posted: June 19, 2015
oh gosh my butt! 10/10
Helpful? Yes No Funny
Phixfeiss
( 12.4 hrs on record )
Posted: June 13, 2015
Nice game for a few hours!
Helpful? Yes No Funny
RebelD Devourer of Souls{NoLife}
( 3.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 27, 2015
This game is very random but also a ton of fun. You build segmented catepillars (segements might have legs=extra speed, miniguns, grenade throwers, etc etc) and fight incoming catepillars with the objective of getting to their tree first and destroying it. I'd say if you can get this game on sale, buy it.

Pros:
-Simple
-Fun
-Random

Cons:
-Mildly repetitive
-Difficulty varies drastically (like one level might be hard but then next super easy)

Rating: 8/10
Helpful? Yes No Funny
Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.6 hrs on record
Posted: April 25
It's ok. On the surface it's a good tower defense game with caterpillars fighting each other with machine guns and such. My main problem with the game is that have to grind a little in order to progress by going back to previous levels and earning more apples to upgrade your army. Don't get me wrong, it's still a fun game but the grinding took me out of the moment and I was just not feeling it for the game. 6/10 for me.
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
Most Helpful Reviews  Overall
39 of 48 people (81%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.3 hrs on record
Posted: April 28, 2014
If you like tower defense games, you should definitely try this one. Although it is not the most original ever game created, it takes the best from TD games like Plants vs. Zombies, and combines it with fast-paced action to create something new. It includes lots of upgrades, power ups like machine guns and rocket launchers, and varied skins for your caterpillars which you can unlock via playing the game.

It doesn't make too much effort in the campaign mode, there's not even a determined story, just caterpillars fighting each others, but that doesn't make the game less funny; sometimes it gets repetitive, the different levels of each scenario don't change much from each other, but at the end of each scenario, you get to fight one of the hilarious bosses who are pretty challenging. Upon completing the campaign you unlock an endless mode, in which you can play without restrictions.

This game has a friendly user interface, allowing everyone to play it; also the learning curve is easy, but the game gets hard to master once you progress.

+Action-TD game
+Lots of upgrades and power-ups
+Easy to learn and hard to master
+Awesome last boss

-Levels get repetitive
-Short campaign

79/100 Very good
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
65 of 102 people (64%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.9 hrs on record
Posted: April 28, 2014
Catapillers with miniguns? My kinda game
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
20 of 24 people (83%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
15.3 hrs on record
Posted: August 19, 2014
Battlepillars is a cool tug-of-war game that has great value and a decent spectrum of difficulty (towards the end). It gives you about 10+ hours of content with a few types of challenges for various campaign levels. The bosses during the later half of the game also require a bit of contemplation and strategizing because they start becoming a bit more challenging.

As an added bonus, the multiplayer was seamless and I had no issues whatsoever while achievement hunting with a friend.

It's one of the more casual strategy games out there in the same price range but it was definitely quite fun. I definitely recommend it whether you are buying it for your phone or on Steam.
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
23 of 31 people (74%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.8 hrs on record
Posted: April 28, 2014
Battlepillars was originally a phone game, and it certainly shows. But does that mean that this isn't any fun? Certainly not.

Here's a Quick Look video of what you should expect when heading into this. Take a look if you're interested or just read my summary of the game below. Just a warning though, it has birds carpet bombing with their crap.

http://youtu.be/cpoGKJ-wYVw

I'll start by saying the basic premiss of this game is a tug-of-war between two sides, something you've probably seen before in other games. But does this do anything different? No, not really. However, it's still pretty fun to play.

You construct your units with a regenerating resource that can be upgraded to regen faster for the same resource, the cost gaining in price every time. The units themselves are mashed together by a decent number of parts you can select before going into the match, and each one does different things, such as make your guy charge faster, shoot enemies at a distance, knock the enemy backwards, set up mines, poison an enemy, heal the soldier over time, and so on. The charm to it is constructing the unit you want to make and seeing it charge into battle and (hopefully) crush your foes. You just have to keep in mind that even though you're creating a stronger unit, it costs more to make it while the enemy might be swarming in on you.

The other fun part to this game is customizing your soldiers with skins and upgrades, and you can choose which upgrades/skins you want without having to go through others first, which is always appreciated. I also like how open ended this game is about beating certain levels/challenges. There isn't always a correct way to go about something to achieve victory. You can either spam out fodder to overwhelm your enemy, have a mix of certain parts that benefit off each other, or have titans with every expensive part you can throw on it that stomp mostly anything in their path. There's just a good number of things you can do.

But lets talk about some of the negatives now. Because this is a phone port, there isn't much interaction with you and what's happening on the field. You're kind of farting around and waiting to send out your next unit. While it is fun to to watch your units do the work, I wish there was more you could do than just summon an animal friend.

I'm also not a fan of buying straight upgrades for parts you already own. That doesn't encourage swapping parts from ones that you made better than others. I much rather play with a different weapon to give my units than use the same ones for every mission simply because the game is that much easier with them. The fact that the game limits how many parts you can take into battle also irks me. There could've been a lot more depth to the game if you could always choose a counter unit to what your enemy was sending at you instead of being stuck with what you chose and hoping it works out.

But to sum this game up, even with the lack of interactivity, this is still a solid title for under 3 bucks currently, and possibly still worth it for 5 if you enjoy a decent time waster. The multiplayer options also open this game up for more fun if the campaign and endless modes aren't your thing.
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
14 of 19 people (74%) found this review helpful
Recommended
23.9 hrs on record
Posted: April 29, 2014
WOW, easily the best 2 pack ive ever bought.. great price and even better game, simple yet deceptively complex. A solid campaign with tons of unloackable upgrades. When I post d about addtional multiplayer modes in the future, they responded quickly and positively. We picked up x2 twin packs and have been playing it head to head and switching opponents between the four of us. I am hereby recomending this game to all my friends. I will also be checking out other games made by these Devs. the gameplay reminds us all of Swords & Soilders, which has been one of our favorites since we got in the Wii like 5 years ago. When we saw that game on Steam we picked it up and enjoy the online multiplayer modes in both of these games. REAL online multiplayer done right... we look forward to buying any DLC for this title the moment it is available. Also we hope they add 2vs2 multiplayer ASAP. Swords & Soilders sadly never did. Bravo Devs! Battlepillars Gold Edition ROCKS!
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
15 of 21 people (71%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.6 hrs on record
Posted: April 29, 2014
What I Love
1. You can build your own army.
2. Levels++
3. Multiplayer + Endless Mode.
4. Challenge in every level.
5. Costume for your army (+ effects) That will make your army more uniqe.
6. Cards + Achievement (Everyone on Steam loves these! xD)
7. Cheap. ($5 and tons of fun!)

Surprisingly fun! :D

EDIT

Just try the Multiplayer mode with my cousin. Really competitive. You should try this game :D
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
8 of 10 people (80%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.3 hrs on record
Posted: July 20, 2014
About game cards:
First game is nice for buy if you want to level up and create new badges but it has 15 cards!!?!

About in battle:
Otherwise game is nice i love games like this. More armor you give they become more strong and they upgrade to captain and more. To get more leaves you need to upgrade that's in the corner of the game more you upgrade faster you will get a leaves.

Money: Well in this game you don't have gold or other money. In this game you have an apple for money. With money you can upgrade items, buy new items, give new sking and get allies for help.

Story:
In this game is not a lot of story you just start and contiuned.

Bosses:
Bosses are in 7-8 levels they show there you will need to be very careful how do yo use you're army cause they will win.

Gameplay:
Well game is easy you need only mouse to play it :D

At all this game is worth for buy!!! You will enjoy it for few minutes or maybe for hours
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.6 hrs on record
Posted: April 29, 2014
This game is great fun! It's essentially a tower defence game. You spend your resources to build caterpillars armed to the teeth with flamethrowers, sticky honey, mines, machine guns, and more! in the hopes to eliminate your opponents base before they elinimate yours. It's a very simple mechanic but works extremely well and is very fun to play.
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.9 hrs on record
Posted: May 2, 2014
It's a great game. It's cheap and simple, and it lets you strategise without too much effort. I really like it.
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
7 of 9 people (78%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
3.2 hrs on record
Posted: April 30, 2014
Awesome game, gotta say.
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
8 of 11 people (73%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 8, 2014
If it is your childhood dream to become a caterpillar, then this game is for you. You take control of cute little caterpillars and fight your way through. Nothing too complex and one does not need a high IQ to play this game.

To be honest, I will never look at caterpillars in the same way again.
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
13 of 21 people (62%) found this review helpful
Recommended
12.0 hrs on record
Posted: April 28, 2014
I didn't honestly expect this game to be that good, having picked a key up for free. While lacking in higher strategy, this game has managed to turn a simple concept into a decent experience, my main issue being resource management and economy. The simple concept of 'build minion, send at enemy' could have been done quite poorly, however with Battlepillars there is a decent amount of customisation that makes the game fairly enjoyable to play. The current price level is reasonable (as far as steam goes when there isn't a sale on) so you may want to pick it up if you have younger children who are better suitable for a simple mechanic.

Note: Please bear in mind that the stuff you unlock in single player is what you often get in multiplayer (there are options to limit the opponent to mutually aquired items, and to grant opponents the items you have if they don't.) This allows for some seriously unfair matches (+150% resource gain for example) that will often sweep you quickly.

In conclusion, it's not perfect and it may be a bit too simple for some, but it's still reasonably enjoyable to play.

Overall, 5.5 - 6.5/10

EDIT: Accounts from other people have highlighted problems I have not yet experienced myself. Please take into account these other accounts before considering purchasing this game. Thank you!
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
17 of 29 people (59%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
2.5 hrs on record
Posted: May 4, 2014
Battlepillars is somewhat similar to Swords & Soldiers. You're moving battlepillars across the screen, in 2D, from left to right, and have to engage in fights with other battlepillars. Get to the base of the enemy, destroy it and you win the game.

The game isn't about tactics but more about spamming these creatures as fast as you can, if possible with as many weapons as you can add. You see, you can create your own battlepillars by selecting which weapons you want it to carry. By collecting and generating leafs you can make your creatures even larger.

Winning a level earns you apples that can be used to upgrade your battlepillars, special powers and/or base.

All of this is extremely fascinating stuff. So fascinating that I got bored within an hour. But considering the price it's not a bad deal at all. There are just better alternatives out there (I urge you to look at them).

[Rating: 62/100]
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
7.6 hrs on record
Posted: January 16, 2015
This is a sweet little game.
Great to game away some stress after a long day at work.

Cute Caterpillers packing firepower. Point and click so not too taxing, lots of nice achievements and ingame upgrades = lots of enjoyable gameplay hours.

Def worth its price, complete bargain on sale!
Multiplayer options too, So bought friends the game as a gift too.
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
Recommended
9.4 hrs on record
Posted: April 29, 2014
Battlepillars who have guns, and shoot at other battlepillars. Then next level som more battlepillars who shoot at battlepillars and even more battlepillars who shoot at battlepillars. After a while there is a giant battlepillar who shoots at you, and you have your battlepillars to shoot at him/her (or hen as the Swedes say).
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.1 hrs on record
Posted: August 8, 2014
Catipillars with machine guns, grenades, launchers and even more weapons. Who wouldnt want to destroy other catipillars with guns!
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.5 hrs on record
Posted: April 28, 2014
I honestly didn't know what to expect with this game and I was very glad it turned out to be something this great. It's mechanics are very basic: create an army to destroy the opposing force and then ultimately destroy the enemy base. It was easy at first but then I got to a wall where I was in a legitimate stalemate for about 5 minutes. I like how this game can be picked up and played anytime for a quick round or two, but also offer a good challenge.
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
Recommended
8.2 hrs on record
Posted: September 30, 2015
9min of this game
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kds_DbWeXHg

It's a fairly a simple game.
On the left you will have a leaf counter that goes up slowly, this is used to pay for pillar parts or make the gain faster.
Your pillar parts are under the battle field and what the little guy will look like is above it.
Each segment of the pillar is added to the head and then you send the little tyke off to kill.
Each part you add gives them some hp + whatever bonus the segment gives like say armor, speed, hp, defense, but most are weapons.
When you send them out they will start at your tree (left side unless your in co-op) and move out until they come to an enemy or the opponents tree.
At that point they will attack with what ever weapon they have or bite if they have none.
Push them back and take out their tree without them doing it to you first.
If the level was at the base of a tree on the level map you'll fight a boss.

After fights you can upgrade your pillars segments, the tree's leaf gain, tree hp, the trees gun or change your pillars skin.
There are also 3 animal helpers that you can buy to call in during a fight, a squirrel (gives you leaves), a turtle mage (slows enemies), & a bird (craps on all opponents and they will lose health).
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
12 of 20 people (60%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
2.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 24, 2014
One good thing about the game is the upgrades. As the game progresses, new tools and upgrades become available. Some of them use unit that will help your team or hurt the other directly. The unique thing about some upgrades is that some of them do not work until later. For example, one upgrade acts as a revenge bomb. Once the unit dies, it will unleash several smaller units that will start attacking the enemy. Another upgrade is calling in allies that will aide your side through effects like attacking the other side or bring in extra supplies. These ally units come at a steep price, but they can turn the tide of battle if ever in a tight situation.

Unfortunately, the weakest part of the game is the battle itself. Like most strategy games, you need to send your units towards the enemy base. However, these games usually have a detailed map where terrain is part of the strategy. With Battlepillars, it is always a straight line with no option of changing direction or even sidestepping. Without a way of changing things along the way, it becomes merely a battle of unit selection. Even with that area, there is not much strategy to use there, either. As mentioned earlier, you can buy new units in order to use deeper strategies, but that really is not necessary. By using a few powerful units with a little speed and/or armor, it becomes too easy to overwhelm the enemy with only a few units. This is especially true with multiplayer. In multiplayer, the first player that can send three strong units will usually win the battle. Without the need to think, the battles are merely a series of crashing units.

The battle’s one redeeming quality is the gold challenges. Along with simply defeating the enemy army, a gold challenge asks you to complete the battle under special circumstances. Some of them are simple enough like using a certain size unit. However, others require things like limiting how much you can use. When working under these conditions, it forces you go use some strategy. It is not enough to save the game, but they help it from being a total lost.
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny