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SKYJACKER Space Combat Sim

A project in Los Angeles, CA by DIGITILUS

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Intense Team Combat: Experience fierce space battles with fellow starship commanders across a massive universe in co-op multiplayer
Backers: 695
Average Pledge Per Backer: $64

Funded: $44,601 of $150,000
Dates: Oct 8th -> Nov 22nd (46 days)
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Latest News

The Final Countdown... Next Steps...

November 22nd - via:
Hello, friends: We do believe in miracles, so there is still a glimmer of hope that there will be a miracle and SKYJACKER will be successfully funded on Kickstarter in the next few hours. Having said that, it would have to be a pretty HUGE miracle to... (Read More)

Help fellow artist who is fighting for his life...

November 18th - via:
Hello everyone, This is not an update for SKYJACKER Space Combat Sim, one will be coming very soon. It's about helping a very talented artist fight for his life. Taken from another website: "David Vigil, otherwise known as "That Vigilante" is... (Read More)

YTG Cruiser T3! Steam GR TOP 3! Starship Constructor FF!

November 15th - via:
Hello backers, We have several exciting news to share with you as part of this update. You will see YTG Cruiser T3 video, learn about Starship Constructor Free Flight R3 YTG release... but before that...  STEAM GREENLIGHTWe just advanced to TOP 3... (Read More)

Kickstarter Interview: Skyjacker

November 14th - via:
Skyjacker is a first-person open-world space simulator from indie developer Digitilus that's been getting a fair amount of buzz - they're number 4 on Steam right now (out of 1,438 games), and were named by PCGamer as one of the top 14 games to be excited about. I sat down with the creative director, Alex Landa, to get the full story. If you like what you see, be sure to check out their Kickstarter. (Read More)

YTG Cruiser T1 Is Coming! Welcome To Steam GL TOP 50!

November 7th - via:
Hello backers, We've made some modifications to our website, and now you will be able to not only track our Kickstarter widget, but also our progress on Steam Greenlight. Check it out:  We continue our parade of YTG starships... (Read More)

YTG STRIKE Group Hustling Thru Steam Greenlight TOP 100

November 4th - via:
Hello backers, Something really cool happened during the weekend, something we were aspiring towards as part of our journey together. Yes, SKYJACKER made it to the TOP 100 games on Steam Greenlight!  We're very excited about achieving this important... (Read More)

Ender wished having YTG Bomber in his arsenal

November 1st - via:
Hello Backers, No doubts many of you will be enjoying Ender's Game feature film in movie theaters this weekend. Orson Scott Card, who is a proud father of five, writer, speaker and just a great human who had influence on our upbringing by Ender's... (Read More)

Meet YTG HERALD - Fly Like A Butterfly Sting Like A Bee

October 31st - via:
Hello backers, We know... we know... The anticipation, the drama, the team getting together and producing something that has been long awaited... our labor of love... YOUR'S TRULLY SKYJACKER! Allow us to introduce you to YTG HERALD first of many... (Read More)

Lucky 7 - 90/563/2900 - Content is King!

October 30th - via:
Hello backers,  We have a short but very important update today. During our update, we will talk about three very important topics: Content, Numbers, Silence.  Content Content is King! You know it, we know it, everyone knows it. We’ve been... (Read More)

The Funding Crowd 22 (Oct 14th-28th)

October 28th - via:
Welcome to The Funding Crowd! In fact, The Funding Crowd #22 to be exact. As always, we'll do our best to entertain while recapping what's happened since the 14th October and today, taking you on a tour of some marvellous Hidden Gems before ending on a high with our five Biggies. Yes, it's quality over quantity in this issue of The Funding Crowd. Enjoy! (Read More)


October 24th - via:
Hello backers,  First and foremost, we wanted to start with the prelude to the long anticipated Free Flight that our team has been working on tirelessly night and day. We are very close, so hope you will enjoy it: We were happy to received an... (Read More)


October 23rd - via:
Hello backers, We’ve had tons of activity in the last several days, which include tireless production work around the clock on perfecting the Free Flight mode for Starship Constructor. It looks awesome, and we're almost ready to show it to you. We... (Read More)


October 16th - via:
Hello space pirates, We hope you’re doing great and can’t wait to turn into the next chapter of our amazing adventure. The next chapter of Ael’s story will start momentarily. We've been working long hours on making changes to our front page on... (Read More)

After a successful Kickstarter campaign - SKYJACKER wants seconds

October 16th - via:
Earlier this year Digitilus – a Santa Monica, California based indie – proudly placed the green label “Funded with Kickstarter” on an app that would only be a part of their complete gameset, SKYJACKER. The interactive ‘Starship Constructor‘ app is a simulator of starship assembling, basically introducing gamers to the SKYJACKER universe, the ten major alien species and their characteristic starship fleet. Altogether the app has over a hundred ships that you can build and remodel to your hearts’ desire. (Read More)


October 14th - via:
Hello partners, We hope you had an outstanding weekend! Team SKYJACKER has been busy, powering our warp engines with Steam Greenlight, improving our communications technologies, finishing up an important production milestone, and many more… but... (Read More)

Skyjacker re-launches Kickstarter

October 14th - via:
Space sim Skyjacker has been re-launched on Kickstarter to raise enough funds for the team to perform finishing touches on the game. (Read More)

Skyjacker Returns Once More To Kickstarter

October 11th - via:
Colourful co-op space-combat game Skyjacker looks fantastic, frankly, but even its good looks and space charm hasn’t yet managed to guide it through a successful Kickstarter. Could the third time by the charm? They’re hoping so, not least because the game is almost finished this time around: “All we need to complete now is mission assembly, multiplayer stress testing, voice work and localization, and that last 5% of art content.” (Read More)


October 10th - via:
Hello friends, As promised in our previous update, we’d like to set foot on exciting journey called SKYJACKER, a story fourteen millennia in the making. We want to entertain, captivate, excite - let us know what you’re interested in and we’ll... (Read More)


October 9th - via:
Dear backers, We’re extremely excited to be underway! Over the last 28 hours we have already seen SKYJACKER attract 153 backers, contributing $6,595 towards the important milestone WE need to achieve together.  This first update is going to be a... (Read More)

Skyjacker Crowdfunding Again on Kickstarter

October 9th - via:
Independent game developer Digitalis is having another go at crowdfunding their first person space simulator game on Kickstarter. With a lower goal and re-invigorated project, Skyjacker hopes to raise $150,000 over the next few weeks to be able to help fund a game release date of July 2014. (Read More)

Digitilus Launches Kickstarter Campaign for Space Combat Sim SKYJACKER

October 9th - via:
Independent game developer Digitilus LLC today launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for its first-person space combat simulator, SKYJACKER. Digitilus is looking to raise $150,000 USD in backing to be used for co-op multiplayer and a mission creator system. SKYJACKER, slated for release in the summer of 2014 for Windows PC, Linux and Mac, will be a single purchase download, and will offer intense space combat missions in an open world in which players control customizable starships as they hijack, destroy and loot enemy vessels. (Read More)

Skyjacker New Kickstarter Campaign Underway and Screens

October 8th - via:
Skyjacker is based on the Abyss Lights book series written by project lead, Eugene Zhukov (Read More)

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