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Come and play Windward CC’s very own web game,

WINDWARD CHICKEN CHASERS!

Alex Daraban

artist/animator

Video game design & development at UH West Oahu

Abby Worthley

artist/animator

Art major at WCC

Alicia Daraban

lead programmer

Ariana Cochran

game tester/assistant programmer

WCC students have worked hard to create a fun, interactive game especially for their fellow Windward students.

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Hawaiian translators from center: Aja Gample, Kaʻimionalani Gample, Makamae Sniffen, Nakoa Camvel 

Hawaiian Translation Team

The Windward Chicken Chasers team from IDS partnered with Māla Aʻoaʻo Kaiāulu for Hawaiian translations. Translators from center counterclockwise: Aja Gample, Kaʻimionalani Gample, Makamae Sniffen, Nakoa Camvel 

New Features include:

  • A new and improved map to explore
  • NPCs now roam the campus
  • Earn more coins with the new quest system 
  • Look back on your accomplishments in the Achievement system 
  • More items to customize your Sky Dorm room available in the Mongoose Market 
  • Different colored chickens have been sighted on the Great Lawn
  • Chickens on the Great Lawn now have randomized running speeds, so some may be harder to catch than others
  • The new and previous text within the game has Hawaiian translations
Chicken Chasers game character with white shirt and jeans

YOU are a student at Windward Community College.

Chicken Chasers rendering of Hale La‘akea

Armed with your wits, knowledge and experience, you begin a new adventure and phase in your life.

Chicken chasers character dressed in orange shirt and ripped jeans standing on lawn next to table and birds

Dress to impress or to de-stress.

Chicken Chasers menu for selecting hair, shirt, pants and shoes

Customize your avatar–Aloha shirt and slippahs? Sure!

Chicken Chasers language selection screen

English or Hawaiian? Yes!

Chicken Chasers digital rendering of WCC campus map

Itʻs your digital campus. Explore!

Chicen Chasers Character with a net trying to catch a chicken

Catch chickens, complete quests, grow kalo, check off IRL items on your in-game daily planner, and more to win coins.

Chicken Chasers shop screen for trading chickens for gold coins

Buy furniture and accessories in the Mongoose Marketplace.

Chicken Chasers virtual dorm building on an island in the sky

Decorate your room in the beautiful, floating Sky Dorm. (Note: WCC does not have real-life dorms, sorry.)

Can you be cock of the walk and rule the roost? Find out and play Windward Chicken Chasers.


Pixel-style chicken from WCC Chicken Chasers

Join Club Chicken Chasers to contribute to the art and code of the game. Learn as you go. Dip your toes into indie game development! Contact Trish at pyb@hawaii.edu or stop by the Club HQ in Hale Laʻakea 242.

Other Contributions

In addition to the current students who put their hard work and time into this game, there are those who have since graduated on to a bigger and better future.

Dom with large printed squirrel from Chicken Chasers game behind him

Dominic (Dom) Buoni

programmer
ACM digital cinema at UH Mānoa

large printed squirrel from Chicken Chasers game behind him

Kaiwi Akioka

assistant coder
Computer Science at UH Mānoa