Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak last edited by SpongeBat1 on 05/31/20 10:23AM View full history


Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak, is a multiplayer based strategy game in which the developer Blackbird Interactive is describing as "the world’s first planetary-scale social strategy game." Players control a fleet of massive vehicles to explore and gather salvage, in a fight for fortune and survival.


Planet LM-27 is a hostile desert wasteland, a graveyard for ancient starships that litter the planet's surface. The planet is owned by Long March Industries (LMI), a ruthless megacorporation, in the interstellar business of planetary wealth usurpation. LMI controls the planet's resources and overseers those who have come to LM-27, looking for the untold wealth buried in the sands .


Blackbird Interactive is made up of ex-Relic Entertainment developers and some of the founding members, most notably Rob Cunningham and Aaron Kambeitz, both who created and developed the Homeworld franchise.

Originally titled Hardware: Shipbreakers, the game was planned to be a spiritual successor (albeit a prequel) to the Homeworld franchise. After Gearbox acquired the Homeworld franchise from THQ they signed a deal with Blackbird to fund the game, provide production assistance and make it an official Homeworld title.


This edit will also create new pages on Giant Bomb for:

Beware, you are proposing to add brand new pages to the wiki along with your edits. Make sure this is what you intended. This will likely increase the time it takes for your changes to go live.

Comment and Save

Until you earn 1000 points all your submissions need to be vetted by other Giant Bomb users. This process takes no more than a few hours and we'll send you an email once approved.