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CountryBalls Heroes PC

A humorous turn-based strategy in HoMM style based on the popular memes with Polandball. In CountryBalls Heroes we lead to a battle of balls parodying states and famous politicians. In the battles we use the support of unusual units and power from internet memes.

Strategy | turn-based | 2D | humorous | Polish | crowdfunding | indie games

CountryBalls Heroes Release Date PC

16November2021

developer: Innominate Games publisher: Games Operators

English language game language: English

CountryBalls Heroes is a turn-based strategy inspired by Heroes of Might & Magic III and Polandball memes initiated in 2009 by German internet users from krautchan.net. The series with balls that represent states or their famous representatives (thus the alternative name Countryballs, which was used in the title of the game) is famous for mocking national stereotypes and relations between states. The independent Warsaw-based Innonimate Games studio, supported by the Polish company PlayWay, has transferred this concept to video game.

Plot

CountryBalls Heroes story is not too complicated. As a ball representing an chosen nation, we try to conquer our neighbours as part of a story filled with humorous references to national stereotypes and Internet memes.

Mechanics

The gameplay in CountryBalls Heroes uses a scheme known from the Heroes of Might & Magic series. We can choose from seven nations, each with its own unique city and its country-specific troops, as well as heroes leading armies into battle. The game is about exploring the map in search of resources, neutral units, etc., expanding our bases, and fighting turn-based battles on hex grids. The game' goal is to eliminate the remaining players by taking over their metropolis.

The highlight of CountryBalls Heroes is an unusual setting. The game is filled with national stereotypes and memes. In the players' armies we can find plumbers, cowboys, "typical Brits", Indians, etc., and they are led to the battle by such heroes as Morawieckiball, Trumpball or even Karateputinball Each of them can use spells and special abilities modelled on memes, allowing players to build a wall, carry out a Brexit or get the blessing of Gabenball.

Game modes

Just like the Heroes of Might & Magic games, CountryBalls Heroes allows you to play alone and in local multiplayer mode.

Technical aspects

CountryBalls Heroes graphic design is based on the Polandball memes. As a result, the whole thing is presented by means of a very simple 2D graphics.

Game mode: single / multiplayer   Multiplayer mode:  

Expectations: 8.9 / 10 based on 50 votes.

Age restrictions CountryBalls Heroes: 12+

CountryBalls Heroes System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Minimum:
  • Dual Core 2.0 GHz
  • 2 GB RAM
  • graphic card 512 MB GeForce 8800 or better
  • 5 GB HDD
  • Windows 7
  • Recommended:
  • Dual Core 3.0 GHz
  • 4 GB RAM
  • graphic card 1 GB GeForce GTX 460 or better
  • 5 GB HDD
  • Windows 7/8/10
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