In Birds on Wires both players try to place 4 birds in a row with one identical attribute. The can be placed horizontally, vertically or diagonal on the wires.
The objective is to place the last one of 4 birds in a row, all sharing one attribute.
The playing field consists of two parts: the lower wires, filled with placeable birds and the upper wires, where you place those birds.
Be aware - you choose, which bird your opponent has to place, and vice versa.
Each bird has 4 spots, which can be dark. To be a valid row, all 4 birds must have one identical attribute at one of those spots. They all may either be dark or light. Those spots are:
The player completing a row of 4 birds, is the winner. Decide carefully, which bird your opponent can place!
The player, who lost the game, can make the first move of the next game.