Band of Bugs is a fast playing, accessible, tactics strategy game. Gameplay is deep enough to be satisfying to established fans of the tactics genre, but friendly enough to appeal to more casual gamers as well. Band of Bugs features a full story-based campaign, online
play, and a level editor that lets you design custom scenarios and share them with your friends online
! The story follows Maal, an unhappy bug who needs structure and purpose in his life. He joins the royal army under the tutelage of the battle-hardened mantis warrior Tiernan on his quest to save the Queen and the kingdom. Band of Bugs puts you in Maal's shoes … or, footpads, and sets you in the middle of a fun and fast-playing tactical
strategy game. This turn-based tactics game expands the genre by providing a unique Level Editor, allowing gamers to create levels and play them over a local network or over the Internet. In addition to the story-based campaign and stand-alone missions, Band of Bugs features several unique multiplayer modes:Elimination, Escape, Capture, Mission and Spider Hunter. In Elimination, the first team to lose every bug in one party loses the battle. In Capture mode, players must capture or defend a strong point. The point of Escape is to reach an escape point, or keep the enemy away from that point. Multiplayer Mission features a unique scenario with an individual story, events and goals. The most fun multiplayer mode is Spider Hunter, which isa more relaxed game that allows up to 8 people to join and leave as they choose. Full Game Features include the ability to save your progress; A 20-level story mode campaign featuring heroes, villains, and tactical
insect combat; a map editor that lets you create custom levels for play locally or with your friends over a local network or over the Internet; and multiple online
and local skirmish game modes. The trial version of the game is free and gameplay time is unlimited; some features and levels are disabled.