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Don't chicken out ! Rebel against your sacrifice to the Evil Lord.

But you're still a chicken ! Just move, avoid and step on runes to launch dreadful attacks !

How To Play

Chicken Rune 101

Unleash magical attacks from the ground pentagram by stepping on the runes

Different enemies requires different rune sequences following the guide displayed at the bottom right of the screen

Careful ! A rune stepped on in the incorrect order must be deactivated before finishing the rune sequence !


Move with the keyboard arrows or the Xbox controller

2nd player (NEW !) WASD (or ZQSD azerty-style) or the 2nd Xbox controller


Awesome stages ! Through 50 waves and 5 stages

Fearsome enemies ! Cultists, cultists and... bigger cultists

Mindblowing tunes ! Gloomy, speedy, atmospheric, electronic

No weapon ! You've got a beak, but it's kind of weak

Score ! For more fun


The ritual can begin ! Now's the time for our chicken to face his destiny

Fighting the second boss in the second stage, The Nightclub Demon

Things get harder in the Corrupted Forest, with three different enemy types

The cover art of our game for the GGJ 2016


Global Game Jam 2016 Strasbourg France Winner


Game made by the team NoDevAtAll

Arts : Antoine Schmoll Sylvain Bourrieres

Audio : Jeremy Touitou

Communication : Gilles Noeppel

Programming : Julien Doudoux Martin Jeandon Sven Duval


To the Ludus Academie Strasbourg for hosting us making this game during the Global Game Jam 2016

To everyone there that gave us feedback, support, coffee and everything we need apart from sleep

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More information

Published270 days ago
PlatformsWindows, Mac OS X, Linux, HTML5
Tags16-bit, 2D, Arcade, Co-op, Endless, Fast-Paced, global-game-jam, Local multiplayer, Retro, Top down shooter
Average durationA few minutes
InputsKeyboard, XBox 360 controllers
Player count1 - 2
MultiplayerLocal multiplayer


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OSX Chicken Rune 38 MB
Linux Chicken Rune 38 MB
Windows Chicken Rune 37 MB


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2 players mode ! YES !!! :)

By popular demand... ;)


Nice Game, I LOVE it !


Thanks ! :)


Time to face your own destiny, little chicken