A downloadable game for Windows and macOS

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Grab some mates and throw them on the couch, it's time to herd some sheep!

Competitive sheepherding for 2-8 local players.

Fast-paced sheepherding action!

Pick a team, red vs. blue, then get as many sheep as you can back into your stable.

Input is simple and straightforward; a thumbstick to move and a button to bark. Bark at the sheep to scare them away from you, straight into your team's stable. Though beware, because barking scares away all sheep in a radius, even those behind you.

Play with up to 8 players at the same time.

You read that right! Play with 2 to 8 players at the same time. Teams have no restrictions, so go wild!
Don't have 8 controllers? That's fine, Sheep with Mates supports 2 players per controller and 4 on keyboard! So you can hand half of your controller to a friend to play. Hand it to a foe for some extra fun!

For a more in-depth explanation of how the game functions, check out this user manual: https://www.basklein.com/files/Sheep%20with%20Mates%20-%20Manual.pdf

Only have online mates? Fret not!

Though it isn't supported directly in-game, there are loads of third-party applications that allow you to play local-multiplayer games online!

I recommend using Parsec (https://parsecgaming.com/).
How-to guide: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LICxYmdf138

If you play online in this way, you still only need one copy of the game. Which is also interesting if you're a streamer since you can play together with your audience members and they won't have to buy the game to do so!

StatusReleased
PlatformsWindows, macOS
Release date Mar 07, 2020
Rating
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(1 total ratings)
Authorbasklein
Made withPaint.net, MagicaVoxel, FL Studio, Unity, Audacity
Tags3D, Controller, Fast-Paced, Local multiplayer, party-game, sheepherding, Short, Versus, Voxel
Average sessionA few minutes
LanguagesEnglish
InputsKeyboard, Mouse, Xbox controller, Gamepad (any)
MultiplayerLocal multiplayer
Player count2 - 8
LinksHomepage, Twitter, Support

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In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $1 USD. You will get access to the following files:

sheep-with-mates-win-64-stable.zip 47 MB
Version 3
sheep-with-mates-macos-64-beta.zip 55 MB
Version 1
sheep-with-mates-win-32-stable.zip 44 MB
Version 2
sheep-with-mates-win-64-beta.zip 46 MB
Version 3
sheep-with-mates-win-32-beta.zip 43 MB
Version 3
Sheep with Mates - Manual

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