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: Very Positive (194 reviews)
Release Date: Apr 28, 2014
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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
    • Hard Drive: 500 MB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound cards
Helpful customer reviews
1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 8
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.
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0.9 hrs on record
Posted: October 24
Great Game!
really good for kids
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1.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 28
Is really gud
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11 of 12 people (92%) found this review helpful
15.3 hrs on record
Posted: August 19
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.
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
4.3 hrs on record
Posted: July 20
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
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7 of 10 people (70%) found this review helpful
2.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 24
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.
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14 of 24 people (58%) found this review helpful
2.5 hrs on record
Posted: May 4
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]
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
4.9 hrs on record
Posted: May 10
Best $5 you can ever spend on steam, skip the burger and fries, buy this instead. That meal will last you 6hrs at best, this will last you days. The number of levels, of unlocks of armies, $5 is a steal.

warning: your value of apples will skyrocket after this game
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
3.7 hrs on record
Posted: May 27
While simplistic in its stratagy, Battlepillars is a game that has orginality on it's side. There is nothing so satisfying as having your base being bombarded and then turning the battle right at the end. The graphics are delightfully cartoonish and watching your battlepillars bounce their way to their doom is fun. The game suffers slightly from "repeat-itus," but it is something that can be looked over if you are a fan of strategy games.

8/10
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4 of 6 people (67%) found this review helpful
14.6 hrs on record
Posted: May 4
Cool Game!!!!!!
Played a lot of these type of games.. this isnt boring like the others
You get to spawn cute worms that shoot :D
10/10
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 29
Battlepillars is an interesting game where you send out armies of caterpillars to fight your enemy. You build up caterpillars using leaves which you gather over time, and you make caterpillars using different segments.

It's an interesting game, and quite entertaining I find especially just to play for a little bit here and there. And it is still relatively challengling(Or maybe I just suck at it, unsure.)

I think especially if you can get it on sale like I did, it's totally worth it. Not a game I would really see myself playing for hours on end, but its fun to play in short bursts. Building your own caterpillars and making them into an army to assasult the enemy caterpillars is strangely entertaining.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
3.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 11
Fun 'lil game for what it is. Even Total Biscuit doesn't hate it. That should tell ya something. I got it for free, too. :)
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 9
i highly recommend this game to casual gamers it wasnt much of a challenge but it was really fun how you could lead the pillars to battle and costumize them your own way!!!!!!!
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
15.6 hrs on record
Posted: June 24
Maybe I'm a sucker for 2D RTS, but for $1 this is a really enjoyable game.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
6.7 hrs on record
Posted: May 7
This game is fun, simple, and addictive. You create your own custom battlepillars out of individual parts you first earn as you progress and then are able to upgrade as you go along. It has a very simple interface. It was originally a mobile game, but it was ported to pc very well. Even though it is an overall very simple game, it provides a good amount of challenge and some replay value, which is always important for me. Each level has an optional gold challenge you can try to beat in addition to just beating the level in general. I would recommend this game. It is worth the price regardless of whether you play it for hours on end, or just a little every now and then.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
18.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 28
Initially due to the graphics I thought this was a kids game.. I was mistaken. Its a pretty fun push style game where you get full customizable control of your units. It can feel a bit spammy in the beginning but as you get to later levels more strategy is involved with how you build your units. Overall a really cool idea executed well, only downside is the MP seems to be a bit dead.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
13.9 hrs on record
Posted: July 3
This game is really cute and fun to play on co-op mode. It's easy without being boring, and child friendly (if you have little ones who like to watch you play)
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.1 hrs on record
Posted: August 8
Catipillars with machine guns, grenades, launchers and even more weapons. Who wouldnt want to destroy other catipillars with guns!
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
2.8 hrs on record
Posted: July 10
I have the requirements installed and meet the hardware prerequisites, but it keeps crashing when I start the game. Looked cool but I'll never know buying a dud.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
3.7 hrs on record
Posted: June 27
This game is a good strategy game with action. You can customise your army to make it your own. You can battle against your friends in a epic fight for dominance or try your hand at the single player campaign. Buy BattlePillars now and march(do caterpillars march?) your way to VICTORY!!!
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