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Maelstrom - Monstrous Fantasy Naval Combat!

A project in Irvine, CA by Gunpowder Games

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Grim fantasy combine with thunderous naval combat in a vibrant, monster-saturated world!
Backers: 410
Average Pledge Per Backer: $39

Funded: $16,163 of $10,000
Dates: Mar 6th -> Mar 27th (21 days)
Project By: Gunpowder Games
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Latest News

Bloodfin Elite Frigate concept and more

March 22nd - via:
Time is flying for us! We're closing in on another weekend playtest! We're battening down, buttoning up & putting some testing polish on the newly forged duo team mode. We really can't wait to play it with you all. As a reminder the play test is... (Read More)

Duos, Skins & More Stretch

March 21st - via:
Hello Everyone! We want to give an update on the upcoming playtest this weekend and go over some of the rules for Duo: To ensure rigorous testing duos will be the only mode available for this weekends playtest. Players can create their own teams from... (Read More)

Fantasy naval combat game Maelstrom is coming to Early Access in April

March 21st - via:
Maelstrom is a game of "fantasy naval combat" set on an inundated world where land is at a premium and wars are fought constantly to control what little dry territory remains. In case that's not bad enough on its own, what lurks beneath the waves is even worse. (Read More)

Stretch goals!

March 19th - via:
Hello everyone, the campaign has been updated with stretch goals! Thanks again for backing!  (Read More)

Weekend II, playtest debrief

March 18th - via:
First, a titanic THANK YOU to all backers for helping us meet our funding goal! The funds here help us a great deal in making a smooth transition in to Early Access. We're here on Kickstarter because we were searching for you and we're so glad we've... (Read More)

Weekend I, playtest debrief

March 12th - via:
Thanks to all of you who were able to participate in last weekends play test and for all of the feedback and responses. As expected, there were some issues so this week we'll be addressing these key issues and many more: Large server lag spikes Crash... (Read More)

Fix for green flickering

March 10th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Let's get deep.

March 8th - via:
There is a lot of depth built in to Maelstrom and we want to get into that depth with this second update, starting with ships. SHIPSEach ship in Maelstrom plays very differently, almost like a fighting game character. Each is unique, with its own... (Read More)

Titanic 1st day!

March 7th - via:
We had an amazing 1st day yesterday! nearly making 50% of our goal in 24 hours! Captain Brick Saltspine is ecstatic, you can see it in his eyes. Saturday March 10th playtest date:- Servers come online: 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. PST- Our team will be on our... (Read More)

'Maelstrom' Seeks Crowd Funding, Comes to Steam Early Access In April 2018

March 6th - via:
Maelstrom is a third-person action strategy game with fast-paced, tactical, ship-vs-ship combat, customization, progression and a focus on multiplayer. (Read More)

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