Welcome to the Crowdsourcing Mornings segment! Every weekday morning, Geek Alabama talks about and features one crowdsourcing project from crowdsourcing sites such as Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and others. The hope with Crowdsourcing Mornings is to feature and help a project be successful and reach its fundraising goal. Please enjoy today’s featured project!
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Underling Uprising is an action-packed Beat ‘Em Up with colorful cartoony aesthetics. Play as the Underlings, a group of experiments molded by evil mad science, and seek revenge on your previous captor, the maniacal Dr. Baldrick! On their journey, the Underlings will need to fight across the globe, overcome the demons of their pasts, and accept help from unexpected places.
- Fast-paced, arcade inspired, edge-of-your-seat fighting action!
- Colorful hand-drawn visuals inspired by cartoons from our childhoods!
- 4 Playable Characters with fun, interactive movesets and storylines!
- Amazing electronic soundtrack with hints of retro and 80’s synthwave aesthetics!
- Narrative-driven experience with a unique and quirky cast!
- Multiple Difficulties, Character Specific Interactions, and Different Endings!
- Up to 4 Player Co-Op and Versus Modes!
I.D.E.A.L., a company led by Dr. Baldrick and his wash bucket (which was built for assistance) assistant WASHY, has a hold on the world and it’s tendrils in every business (though they are mostly famous for their snacks). In the year 200X, however, I.D.E.A.L. has nearly obtained it’s actual objective: turn Dr. Baldrick into a PERFECT BEING. Thanks to the efforts of multiple labs across the globe, hundreds of overtime hours, countless lives, and 42 missed kids’ birthdays, Dr. Baldrick will finally be able to obtain his life’s ambition: PERFECTION.
That is, of course, unless there was someone (or something) to stop him.
Take control of the failed experiments Rose, Ángel, Deckster, and Boogie and help them escape from Dr. Baldrick’s clutches. Fight through a scientist and robot riddled lab, take the fight to the streets, and, eventually, THE WORLD!
But escape is not enough! You must travel the globe and stop Baldrick, WASHY, and the evil, ever present, globally oppressive company I.D.E.A.L. the only way you know how: WITH YOUR FISTS!
As of May 19th, this project has raised $14,500 of their $15,000 goal. This project has 7 days left to raise the $15,000 or it will not be funded. For a pledge of $20 you will get one PC game copy. For a pledge of $30, you will get one game copy plus beta testing. To learn more and to pledge money, go to: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dummydojo/underling-uprising-a-cartoony-2d-beat-em-up-free-demo?
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