Herd your sheep towards the house!

Your sheep had been grazing all day, and now it’s time to guide them back home. Sheep naturally like to flock together. They will follow the shepherd and run away from the dog.

But watch out for wolves! They will attack any sheep left alone. A separated sheep will lose its protective halo.

This game was made for Ludum Dare 41, and is a cross between Pikmin and Pac-Man.

For the best experience, please download the game.

The download version is bound to physical keys, so non-QWERTY keyboards shouldn't have issues. You can also play with an Xbox controller, which is easier than keyboard controls.

The web version might perform have performance issues and controllers won't work.

Post-Jam Fixes:

  • Alt-F4 or the 'X' button closes the game in addition to 'Esc.' Sorry to any folks that got stuck!
  • Added Mac build (untested)
  • Added Ubuntu build, improved web performance, fixed uninitialized memory bug
PlatformsWindows, Linux, HTML5
Rated 3.7 out of 5 stars
(6 total ratings)
Made withSDL, Box2D
Tags2D, Animals, Cute, Dogs, Local Co-Op, Ludum Dare, Ludum Dare 41, Real time strategy
Average sessionA few minutes
InputsKeyboard, Xbox controller
MultiplayerLocal multiplayer
Player count2
LinksLudum Dare


Shepherd and Dog (Win64) 701 kB
Shepherd and Dog (Win32) 599 kB
Shepherd and Dog (Ubuntu 16.04) 260 kB

Install instructions


Just click shepherd_and_dog.exe and it should run.

Development log


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Nice game, the graphics are really sweet. Thanks for making and sharing

thank you!