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The humans are dead

rated 4.23 / 5 stars
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Oct 7, 2010 | 12:00 PM EDT
  • Daily 5th Place October 8, 2010

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I beat extinction 5 Points Win a game under any difficult
I can speak Robot 5 Points See all the tutorial tips from "Learn as you play"
Give me the expansion deck 10 Points Collect all evolution cards within the same game
Hiveminds 10 Points Win a 2 Player game on hard difficulty with the Hiveminds lineage
Keepers 10 Points Win a 2 Player game on hard difficulty with the Keepers lineage
Massive Damage 10 Points Upgrade your Combat to level 15
Scibots 10 Points Win a 2 Player game on hard difficulty with the Scibots lineage
Teleportation 10 Points Upgrade your Speed to 30
War Machines 10 Points Win a 2 Player game on hard difficulty with the War Machines lineage
Way of Peace 10 Points Win the game under any difficulty by activating all resources
Each robot for himself 25 Points Win a 4 Player game on hard difficulty
Can you decipher it? 50 Points 0100011101100101011101000010000000110101001100000010000001101111011011110111101001100101
Evolution Rush 100 Points Win a 2 Player game on hard difficulty in less than 30 turns
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Author Comments

Update to latest flash player AND browser version if you run into any problems.

This is my second game ever and my second submission to newgrounds. Hope you enjoy it : )

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The humans are dead is an actual board game, similar to War, Catan, Kingsburg and other board games where players have to make meaningful decisions in order to beat their opponents.

Players can produce and find resources to advance their civilization, build walls to protect their territory, strategically place robots to defend key locations, and collect Evolution cards that can contain any results, such as benefiting from Philosophy, Transportation systems, or some other cards that while humorous, can be not that useful.

Watch your robot civilization evolve from its beginnings or fall into extinction.



Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Would be better if you didn't run out out of evolution cards.

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Rated 0 / 5 stars

The main problem I'm having is that it won't get past the "The humans are dead, and robot evolution begins..." screen.


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Very good game! But very simple..


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Great game, awsome music and really nice graphics.
Many flaws were already mentioned so I pick out only a few of them.

First of all, with overpowered Scibots you get all evolution cards in notime (thanks to many research points from scavenging). So after few turns from start of game you have larger bonuses for combat, speed and resource income. In the other hand when you play with Hiveminds, you get a free wall and your walls are cheaper to buy but that is useless becouse scavenging gives you all walls you need.
Secondly, the way of peace is hard to obtain becouse resource activators are quite expensive and if you activate more resources so you could afford activators, you get attacked by neutrals. Neutrals are not improving their combat skills but right after start of game they can easily kill you.
After few games I realized that most valuable resource is research, research means evolution, evolution means better combat, that means victory. I must have good combat bonus becouse robots are not taking any damage so after so many battles they have still the same chance to win that means i can´t defeat better robot with bigger quantity of my worse robots. It would be best to add some rule which make robots decrease their combat bonus after every battle and restore it at end of every turn.
It would be good to come up with some more ways how to spend other resources, maybe add more types of robots or some sort of technology tree although I like the idea of evolution cards which are random, like real evolution. But the board should not be so random, it would be better to randomly pick from a number of different boards.
Finally: I can´t move my robot back on my base and when I want to select another defensive robot I sometimes must first deselect previous robot.
And the most important thing - It needs multiplayer, at least for two people on one computer.

Good luck with making sequel.

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Rated 2.5 / 5 stars


im not a mean guy and i dont know if this is the posters fault or not but i did the tutorial and there was no board. 3/5 5/10