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A project in by Offworld Industries

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"Squad" recreates the rigors of modern combat in a visceral environment where teamwork and communication are necessary for victory.
Backers: 4458
Average Pledge Per Backer: $98 CAD

Funded: $434,805 CAD of $184,000 CAD
Dates: May 26th -> Jun 27th (32 days)
Project By: Offworld Industries
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Latest News

Livestream Marathon to Finish our Kickstarter

June 26th - via:
Livestream Marathon to Finish our KickstarterTo cross the finish line on a incredible month of crowdfunding experiences we'll never forget, we've invited all the streamers who have joined us over the last 7 months to jump in game and play with us... (Read More)

200% of Goal and a couple bottles of vodka away from the Russian forces being unlocked!

June 24th - via:
The Kickstarter Roundup With 48 hours to go, Squad has seen US$300,000+ in pledges and over 3700 backers to date. Total pledge rewards of over 5500 keys, with an average pledge for a key of ~US$51 , and over 2700 gamers pledging to join us in Closed... (Read More)

Project Update #9 - MOUNT UP! - Humvee Reveal Trailer

June 23rd - via:
If we haven’t convinced you at this point that Squad is the game that you and your friends want to be playing…How about we turn this campaign up to 11 and prove it to you? --- It’s down to the wire for the team and our Kickstarter campaign,... (Read More)

Boot Camp: An Introductory Series - 6 - Vehicles Vehicles VEHICLES!

June 23rd - via:
Welcome once again to Boot Camp, an introductory series aimed at explaining to you, the backer, about the BASICS and MECHANICS of what makes Squad the game it is. “COMBINED ARMS WARFARE. Join a tank crew, be an unstoppable force in a CAS... (Read More)

Project Update #8 - Putting the puzzle together - The Squad Team

June 21st - via:
Before the final kick of the Kickstarter, I wanted to take a bit of time to thank the team for the tireless effort they have been putting in. (Chris "Irontaxi" Greig)  Over the past 16 months, myself and Will "Merlin" Stahl have had the great... (Read More)

Project update #7 - The People have Spoken; NEW Developer Diary

June 17th - via:
Let them have Fallujah! By an overwhelming margin Fallujah West has won our stretch goal map remake vote.  Take a look!  It will be a long hard road but we are excited about making it. We appreciate everyone's enthusiasm for all the nominated... (Read More)

Project Update #6 - If you don't hear it.. you're already dead

June 16th - via:
We asked our sound developer Anders to give us an overview of what he has coming down the pipe and paint a nice soundscape of what we can expect to hear in Squad. I suggest you put your best headphones on and close your eyes. Anders: Many people... (Read More)

Boot Camp: An Introductory Series - 5 - Medical System

June 16th - via:
Hope ya'll are enjoying E3! Squad isn't in attendance, but our recent announcement that we will be at Pax Prime is keeping us (and hopefully you too!) excited and working hard on getting a super hot playable version of the game for the public to see... (Read More)

Project update #5 - Prime time with the Squad team!

June 14th - via:
The Squad development team is very excited to announce that we have been invited to join Pax Prime is Seattle August 28th - 31st.  Squad will be setting up an official 10' x 20' booth and offering play testing during the entire show.  In addition,... (Read More)

Boot Camp: An Introductory Series - 4 - Base Building & Deployables

June 12th - via:
A reminder to all our backers, we are holding nominations for the Project Reality map remake on our forums here. Don't forget you need a forum account to submit your nomination! Welcome to Boot Camp, an introductory series aimed at explaining to you,... (Read More)

Stretch Goal update

June 10th - via:
 Quick update for all our backers and non backer as well.  We have started a thread collecting submissions for the Map remake poll we will run from friday!  Please jump on the forums and list your nominations!... (Read More)

Squad Kickstarter Funded - First Two Stretch Goals Achieved

June 9th - via:
Upcoming FPS game Squad has been fully funded on Kickstarter and has already reached its first two stretch goals. Squad is a team based FPS game. (Read More)

Boot Camp: An Introductory Series - 3 - Strategy & Level Design

June 7th - via:
It's time for another episode of Boot Camp! Before we jump into it, we're sitting on over 146% funded, with over 2 and a half weeks left to go! In addition, we will be holding the Project Reality Map Remake vote over on the forums starting June... (Read More)

Project Update #4 - Founder skins and texture updates

June 7th - via:
Very quick update on some stuff coming out of the art department.   A special mention to our very own Mark aka "Bull" for showing a hell of a lot of enthusiasm for knocking out some variant textures and generally making squad weapons and vehicles... (Read More)

Project Update #3 - $200,000 Stretch Goal hit! Bonus content unlocked!

June 6th - via:
We are thrilled to have hit the first stretch goal at $200,000 USD!! That's right.. for hitting to first goal we are in fact going to give our backers 2 maps! We are excited to get both of these projects rolling for you guys and will be putting up a... (Read More)

Boot Camp: An Introductory Series - 2 - Voice over IP

June 3rd - via:
Our Kickstarter Campaign is officially has exactly 3 weeks to go! We're currently sitting on over 131% funding, with only another $9000 CAD to go before we hit our first STRETCH GOAL!! We will be getting details about how we will be deciding on which... (Read More)

Development Monthly Recap for May 2015!

June 3rd - via:
Hello Squaddies! One tradition we have is putting out monthly updates at the start of each month, and this being the start of June.. You know where I'm going with this! With these updates we let the community know what major breakthroughs, changes... (Read More)

Boot Camp: An Introductory Series - 1 - The Basics

May 31st - via:
Before we jump into it, we just want to say what an amazing week it has been for Squad, in under 5 days we've managed to hit our first funding goal and now we seem to be set to hit our first stretch goal at USD$200,000 (249,233 CAD). Let's keep this... (Read More)

What Kickstarter Video Game Campaigns Launched May 24 - 30

May 31st - via:
Cliqist takes a look at all 45 Kickstarter video game campaigns that launched last week. From the great to the awful. (Read More)

Project Update #2 - WE ARE FUNDED!

May 30th - via:
Make it Rain! Squad is now officially funded! It's been a long road, with many sleepless nights but finally we can say.. SQUAD IS FUNDED!! USD150,000 in 5 days!  We want to thank the over 1900 backers who have put their money where it counts and... (Read More)

Roll out! Vehicle update V1

May 29th - via:
Project Update #3: Roll out! Vehicle update V1 Maybe it's just us but working with your infantry squad over the radio during a firefight, and then running over to a passing Humvee and yelling at them to help you out over local voip fulfills a... (Read More)

Welcome to the Weekend!

May 28th - via:
Project Update #2: What's This All About? Hurling towards funding goal one at an amazing pace, we're looking to bring much more of the game to you much quicker with your help today.  We have guys chomping at the bit to build Squad fulltime, but it... (Read More)

Project Update #1: Squad by Offworld Industries

May 27th - via:
First Objective Secured!  Posted by Offworld Industries  Big Thanks! We hit the ground running thanks to you, there are so many gamers out there looking for a return to the classic tactical FPS, and now we know we are not alone when we decided to... (Read More)

The Intense 50 vs 50 Tactical Action of Squad

May 27th - via:
Cliqist takes a look at Squad, an independent tactical first person shooter that's being crowdfunded on Kickstarter. (Read More)

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