Human Resources - An Apocalyptic RTS Game

A project in Bellevue, WA by Uber Entertainment Inc

Cancelled by Creator

The robot apocalypse gets complicated when tentacle monsters crash the party. Humans are the resource in this epic strategy game.
Backers: 9326
Average Pledge Per Backer: $41

Funded: $384,358 of $1,400,000
Dates: Oct 2nd -> Nov 4th (34 days)
Project By: Uber Entertainment Inc
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Latest News

Under Development: Lessons from Human Resources

October 28th - via:
Under Development Video Game Kickstarter web comic continues to look at Human Resources from Uber Entertainment. (Read More)

Human Resources: Halbzeit des Kickstarters, Spendenziel in weiter Ferne - Kampagne gecancelt

October 21st - via:
Die Statistik-Website, die anhand von Erfahrungswerten und Wahrscheinlichkeiten die zu erwartende Endsumme prognostiziert, sagt voraus, Uber Entertainment würde mit Human Resources bei einem gleichbleibenden Geldfluss rund 670.000 US-Dollar generieren können. Dies entspricht jedoch nicht einmal der Hälfte der für einen erfolgreichen Kickstarter benötigten Spendensumme. Die Kickstarter-Kampagne endet am 4. November. Mehr Details zu Human Resources und der Kickstarter-Kampagne findet ihr auf der offiziellen Projektseite. (Read More)

The End is Nigh

October 20th - via:
Fellow meat sticks, I come here today to give a wholehearted THANK YOU to everyone who backed us, tweeted, Facebooked, and stood on an overpass with a sign. It has been deeply humbling to see all the support. We are profoundly grateful to our fans... (Read More)

Uber Entertainment cancels Human Resources Kickstarter campaign

October 20th - via:
Developer Uber Entertainment found success on Kickstarter in 2012 when it crowd-funded real-time strategy game Planetary Annihilation, but was unable to replicate success that with its latest attempt for a game called Human Resources. The Kirkland, Washington-based studio canceled its Kickstarter for Human Resources today after it became clear the game's fundraising campaign wouldn't meet its goal. (Read More)

Apocalypse in Peril

October 19th - via:
Hello, fellow hors d'oeuvres, The day of reckoning is nearly at hand, and it doesn't look too hot for the old squids and robots. Here's where we're at, in a nutshell (via Kickspy): The good news is that we brought in more yesterday than the day... (Read More)

Clouds on the Horizon

October 18th - via:
Hello, Robo-snacks, Well, the numbers are in, and they're pretty mixed. Our Friday take fell off by about a third, relative to the previous day (chart courtesy of Kicktraq): Given that we have three more tries to see if we can hit 50k (Monday being... (Read More)

New Tier with a Sweet New Unit

October 17th - via:
Hey everybody, there's a new tier! And it comes with a new reward! By popular demand, we're adding a $60 tier. And what you get with that tier is an exclusive Harbinger unit (the one with which you start the game). Behold, THE SPAWN OF THE MOST... (Read More)

Off the Ropes

October 17th - via:
Holy mackerel, the last 24 hours have been amazing! You guys put the paddles on our chest, yelled “clear,” and gave us quite a zap. The patient is stirring! Here is our funding progress: That red line is where we were. Dreadfully close to a flat... (Read More)

Under Development: Finding Answers in Human Resources

October 17th - via:
Uber Entertainment's Human Resources RTS Kickstarter is in trouble. Is there that can be done to save it? Most definitely! Possibly. Well, maybe. (Read More)

Gear up: wallpapers, images, GIFs, and avatars to share!

October 16th - via:
Hey all! A handful of you asked for images, avatars, and wallpapers to share with your friends to help spread the word about Human Resources on Kickstarter. That was a killer idea! Thanks for suggesting. Below, we've got an assortment of assets that... (Read More)

The Final Countdown

October 16th - via:
Hello, fellow squid-fodder. Wow, what a crazy couple of weeks. Who knew running a Kickstarter campaign would be such a roller coaster? Oh, everybody? Well fine then. From the start, it’s been clear that folks are digging the Cthulhu-vs-Skynet... (Read More)

Something, Something Game News – Human Resources: The Shenanigans Continue

October 15th - via:
Since my last article, I’ve had quite the assortment of attention from Reddit, to Kicktraq. I didn’t quite expect the pull I had with my prediction, and I’ve had a lot of response both positive and negative. Since the positive is in all the right places, and the negative is mostly from those who still seem to think Uber is capable of succeeding where they failed with Planetary Annihilation, I can’t say I’m not pleased about it. (Read More)

John Comes Discusses Human Resources

October 13th - via:
Human Resources from Uber Entertainment is something we’ve been talking about quite a bit lately, it’s an intriguing game from from an experienced studio staffed by that have brought us some fantastic games. Hot off the final release of their previous Kickstarter success, Planetary Annihilation, Uber is looking to raise $1.4 million for Human Resources, a giant monster strategy game in which Humans are the primary resource to be harvested. However, for a variety of debatable reasons the campaign has had challengesobtaining the momentum it needs to reach such an agressive goal. (Read More)

Under Development: Human Resources

October 10th - via:
With the Under Development crew dealing with their own Human Resources drama, I thought it would be a good time to revisit the Human Resources Kickstarter and see what’s happening. Earlier this week we posted a story by Ahmad Khan outlining some issues with Uber’s Kickstarter campaign; specifically the impact that Planetary Annihilation was having on it. Let’s take a look! (Read More)

Here's Some More Info About How Human Resources Plays

October 9th - via:
You wanted to hear more about how Human Resources plays, yeah? Today, we're busting out a kickass "Design Commentary" video that walks you through how The Ancient Ones and Machines fight, harvest, and build.  Check it out here: There's a lot more to... (Read More)

Something, Something Game News - Uber Fail: How Transverse flopped and why Human Resources will, too

October 9th - via:
I may very well eat my words for writing this article, and I may do something humiliating as a result to please the masses. If I’m wrong, I’ll just be another loud-mouth on the internet with an opinion. If I’m right, I might just know what the fuck I’m talking about after all. (Read More)

We Pitch Human Resources While Eating A Hot Pepper

October 7th - via:
We'd like to tell you about Human Resources, but first we're going to eat this hot pepper. As some of you guessed last week, we have indeed teamed up with the fine folks at Hot Pepper Gaming in order to bring you footage of a person in a lot of pain.... (Read More)

Planetary Annihilation Haunts Human Resources Kickstarter

October 6th - via:
Uber Entertainment, the creators of Monday Night Combat and the Kickstarter funded Planetary Annihilation have started a new Kickstarter for a monster strategy game called Human Resources. According it’s Kickstarter page, Human Resources is a is a “PC real-time strategy game that puts you in command of apocalyptic factions vying to conquer the drifting remains of a shattered Earth. Using humans as your resource, assemble giant armies to annihilate your foes, then feed the newly-cleansed Earthshards to your almighty leader.” The Kickstarter went live a few days ago and so far is going ok. So far so good it seems. (Read More)

Weekly Launchpad. What Videogame Kickstarters Launched Sep 28 – Oct 4th?

October 6th - via:
Every week we take a brief look at all of the Kickstarter campaigns that launched in the previous week. This isn’t to say that all of these projects are worth your hard earned cash, but with any luck having all of them in one place will make it easier to educate yourself on the projects you’d like to back, and which ones to run from. You’ll find two types of campaigns listed, “featured” and “the rest“. Featured campaigns are those that contain a significant amount of game information, are from known developers, or are significant in some other way. The rest of the games are usually smaller campaigns that are lacking in information, are from unknowns, have unanswered questions, or have not yet stood out for one reason or another. (Read More)

Jerry Holkins on Human Resources Kickstarter Pitch

October 4th - via:
Confirmed; we're better than mutants. No-one else gives a stamp of approval quite like Penny Arcade's Jerry Holkins. In the new video update we've got for you today, Jerry discusses what he likes about Human Resource's Kickstarter pitch and our... (Read More)

Gameplay! How will Human Resources play?

October 4th - via:
Hi everyone! The Kickstarter is chugging along well! I'm still overwhelmed at the positive response so far. It's the weekend. I tend to do a lot of thinking on the weekend. So I had a thought. I really want to spend some time and talk about how I see... (Read More)

Uber Entertainment Launches Kickstarter Campaign For RTS Game Human Resources; Scores $100,000 First Day

October 3rd - via:
Hoping to continue its crowdfunding-success streak, video game developer Uber Entertainment has turned to Kickstarter with a campaign for its new game Human Resources. Seeking $1.4 million, the project has received 7% of its goal during the first day thanks to over 2,500 backers. (Read More)

Kickstarter: Robots Vs. Monsters RTS Trying To Gather Human Resources

October 3rd - via:
Uber Entertainment, the makers of successfully crowd funded RTS Planetary Annihilation, have launched a new Kickstarter campaign this week focusing on a fight between giant robot death machines and enormous ancient extra-dimensional Cthulhu tentacle monsters called Human Resources. As the name may suggest unlike in other real time strategy games, Tiberium or energy isn’t on the menu. I’m afraid it’s us – the poor little humans that need to be harvested for fuel in this magnificent apocalyptic battle. (Read More)

Thank you!

October 2nd - via:
Wow. Just wow.  We broke $100,000 worth of pledges in the first day! I am humbled and in awe by the support everyone has shown us. You guys… are awesome. #fact I have to say, it’s a relief to know that we’re not the only people who have an... (Read More)

[VIDEO] Human Resources: The RTS About Ending the World

October 2nd - via:
The Monday Night Combat/Planetary Annihilation dev's new apocalyptic strategy game is all about destruction. (Read More)

Uber Returns to Kickstarter Looking For Blood with Human Resources

October 2nd - via:
Real-time strategy (RTS) games are known for many things, but one of them is a facet copied between many: resource collection. In order to build you armies, you typically need a resource to expend (money, pylons, etc). Human Resources keeps this cherished trope but turns it on its head – both factions utilize humans. (Read More)

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