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The latest entry in the notorious "Dogs Throwing Swords" series!

The mysterious horned devil ORELIA has been causing mischief in the Dogwoods! Three heroes have been chosen to take a stand, and put an end to her tyranny.

Choose and guide a team of three dogs, and lead those best friends to victory over the devil ORELIA! Each dog has its own unique strengths. Avoid enemy attacks and maximize your firepower by SHIFTING and ROTATING your dogs. Keep them safe as long as possible, so the forest can be free for all once more!

- 4 friends to choose from: Husky, Corgi, Pug, and Pomeranian!

- 6 doggone good levels to fight through

- Dog music. I mean good music

- Each dog lovingly hand-pixeled, from nose to tail

Play Dogs Throwing Swords II today, choose a dog, and throw a sword! Now go get it! Aww, who's a good dog! You are! Yes you are!

Lily <3


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Dogs Throwing Swords II - Windows.zip 40 MB
Dogs Throwing Swords - Mac.zip 43 MB


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Thanks for contributing this to the itch.io bundle for racial justice and equality. I'm slowly but surely working my way through the bundle and writing about the journey. 

Dogs throwing swords ended up being my 50th review in the project!


Thanks so much for checking it out! Your huskies are adorable :D

A short and fun little shump. I found Pug with a Husky/Pom backline to be *incredibly* good, but doing a three pug run is also a fun little thing to do. My only compliant is wanting more but that's probably a good thing!

Thank you!! I'm glad you had fun trying different combinations, if I get a chance to expand on the game, I really want to make it fun to experiment with them.


Loved this game, it's cute fast and fun! Though I had some slight glitches with Pom getting stuck inside walls


I'm so glad you liked it! Yea, it's definitely a bit messy in places; maybe one day I'll revisit it and clean it up.

Yep, got it in the Palestine bundle. anything with cute animals immediately gets my attention and I am glad your game was fun! 


Played through it again this morning. Still a great game

Mike, you're too dang kind :D


Wow! simple, but funny mechanics. It's short and very enjoyable! :) congrats!

Ahhh, thanks!!


This is very fun and adorable. Great game!

Thank you, I'm glad you liked it!


What a fun game! I loved playing it, thank you!


Thanks so much, I'm glad you liked it!


Whoa! Is this inspired by Mercenary Force? Very cool.

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Thanks, and yea!! I saw a rundown of Mercenary Force on an episode of Game Boy Works and immediately wanted to riff on it :)


The controls are way better than in Mercenary Force though. Plus dogs are great. This was fun to play. I'd definitely be interested in a more detailed version.

Ah, thank you! I'd love to make a full version some day; I had a lot of fun making levels and there's a *lot* of potential for tweaks and new things.


This is fun! A little short, but are saying that it's only 6 levels, so that's fair. :) I would love a longer one with power-ups or a show for upgrading or leveling or whatever. Do you plan to release a 3rd one?

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Oh wow, thank you! I'm glad you liked it :D 

This version is just the result of a local jam, so it's a bit short. After I finish my current project (BOSSGAME) I'd like to come take another look at Dogs Throwing Swords, because I think there's a lot more I could add to it! I have some ideas for an upgrade system, more levels, and the ability to take hidden/multiple routes through the world!


Sounds amazing. Don't forget to include Greyhounds, though!


Really cute game! I have a corgi myself so I had to main it in the game. The pixel art has a lot of characters and shmups are my jam so I enjoyed playing this!

Ahh, thank you! I'm really glad you liked it, I've wanted to try making a shmup for a long time. I grew up with a corgi mix, too, so I couldn't resist adding one :D


I just _barely_ managed to survive the entire game. Never really was a big fan of shmups but the colors, the levels, music, and the little traps were a fun twist for me. Good stuff uwu

Ahh, thanks! Yea, I'm not actually the best at shmups myself, but I'm glad you had fun! I definitely enjoyed adding a more colorful & playful vibe :)