A project in New York, NY by Impeller Studios

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A hardcore space combat simulation. Play a mercenary fighting for the best contracts in the unforgiving vacuum of interplanetary space.
Backers: 3141
Average Pledge Per Backer: $54

Funded: $170,105 of $150,000
Dates: Mar 16th -> Apr 15th (30 days)
Project By: Impeller Studios
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Latest News

Add-ons Are Coming!

April 15th - via: kickstarter.com
We're putting together a chart with everything carefully detailed. Here are the add-ons we want to offer: Additional Wingman Keys: $25.00  (Giftable) Beta Access $25.00  (Giftable) Alpha Access $50.00  (Giftable) Digital OST $10.00  (Giftable)... (Read More)

The Art of Ship Design in Starfighter Inc.

April 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Gongheguo Si Chi Ying-class Space Superiority Fighter Hey guys! My name is Marnix Rekkers and I’m a 3D/concept Artist at Impeller studios. I have been working on this project for just 10 weeks now, and recently I’ve been working on:    1.... (Read More)

The Technology Game: Part Four

April 14th - via: kickstarter.com
A Somewhat Hostile TakeoverBy 2100, the megacorporations, or their leaders to be precise, had declared their independence from Earth. Not publicly yet, but among themselves. Their first step was to begin a marketing campaign, extolling the virtues of... (Read More)


April 13th - via: kickstarter.com
We made it thanks to the amazing support of over 2700 backers! From everyone at Impeller Studios, know that we are extremely happy and very, very grateful! We can't wait to deliver the game to you, and you can count on regular updates on our... (Read More)

Starting Now: Livestream of Starfighter Inc. PC & VR!

April 13th - via: kickstarter.com
SFI Livestream in Progress!The Chromatic Dragon in Savannah, GA is hosting a Livestream with Impeller developers, including project director Jack Mamais. Impeller will preview a hands-on demo of Starfighter Inc.'s  latest PC & VR test build and... (Read More)

Starfighter Inc.: Sound in Space?

April 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Elephant in the room: Sound in space Before I start talking about the audio, I need to address the elephant in the room. Scientifically speaking, there is no substance in space to propagate sound waves to our eardrums, so you shouldn’t hear... (Read More)

Art Update - GAU-89 Gatling Gun

April 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Northstar GAU-89 Gatling Gun Turret (Armored) Hey guys, my name is Max Linssen and I’m a 3D Artist at Impeller studios. I have been working on this project for two years now and everyday it is getting more interesting and exciting for me. Every... (Read More)

Our Narrative Lead is on Reddit AMA now...ask him anything!

April 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Starfighter Inc.'s Rusel DeMaria, fiction writer for Star Wars X-Wing & TIE Fighter games, is hosting AMA on storytelling in games now - join him: http://bit.ly/2mZ7ibF Rusel DeMaria in Reddit AMA    (Read More)

We're Live on Twitch!

March 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Join us for a look at multiplayer...https://www.twitch.tv/impellerstudios  (Read More)

The Technology Game: Part 3 Expansion

March 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Part 3: Expansion“What would be the point of being kings if we don’t have any subjects?”     -Anonymous CEO  What is now known as The First Great Expansion began around 2070 when the materials became available to build the 9th Wonder of the... (Read More)

Big Weekend for Starfighter Inc!

March 27th - via: kickstarter.com
We started off Friday evening with another Live Stream featuring Noah, Remco, and Zachary who talked about the technical design of the game. On Saturday Jack, David and Zach held an extended AMA that reached the #2 most popular on reddit!... (Read More)

We're live on AMA - ask us anything!

March 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Reddit AMA just starting!Ask away:https://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/61fy2q/how_do_you_make_hard_science_space_combat_fun_we/  (Read More)

Live Stream Happening Right Now!!!

March 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Please join us live as we demonstrate multiplayer and answer your questions!  (Read More)

The Technology Game: Part Two

March 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Part Two: Rise of the Corporations   The Chinese government made many posters celebrating their space program.  It seemed that the Chinese had outmaneuvered the Americans by establishing a permanent base on the Moon before the American Mars mission... (Read More)

The Technology Game: Part One

March 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
“Those other worlds, promising untold opportunities, beckon. Silently, they orbit the sun, waiting.”   -Carl Sagan, Pale Blue Dot   Introduction to Our Narrative Approach   Multiplayer team combat games rarely include a deep narrative... (Read More)

We Are Mercenaries: This is Our World

March 21st - via: kickstarter.com
The Mercenary Life... We mercenaries have been fighting for money about as long as there have been armies… and money for that matter. Alexander the Great used us back around 356 BC. Hannibal used us a hundred years later. The tradition of hiring... (Read More)

Starfighter Simulation: or how does this game play once you launch?

March 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Once you select a contract and the game matches people up, you’re taken to the battlespace located in the vicinity of the planet Saturn. It might be near a corporate megastructure around one of Saturn’s many moons, in the Keeler Gap, or in the... (Read More)

Hard Science Space Warfare

March 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Christian Geißler posed some great questions about the underlying assumptions that drive our interpretation of space combat in the future. Zach El Hajj, our chief engineer and spacecraft designer, has the answers: Christian makes a very strong point... (Read More)

Great new article from Polygon about us!

March 17th - via: kickstarter.com
http://www.polygon.com/2017/3/17/14959688/starfighter-inc-kickstarter-second-chance-xwing-tie-fighter  (Read More)

How our game works!

March 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi guys, Jack Mamais here...we have seen a lot of questions asking how exactly the multiplayer game will work...I will attempt to paint a clearer picture here... When you first load up Starfighter Inc. you are in the private hangar that you receive... (Read More)

Space MMO Starfighter INC Launches Kickstarter Campaign

March 17th - via: mmoexaminer.com
Starfighter INC is one of the newest Kickstarter projects trying to get funded. Find out more about this space MMO here. (Read More)

Thank You for the Great Start!

March 16th - via: kickstarter.com
We are so thrilled to see the support from everyone - you've taken us over $25,000 in less than 12 hours! We're eagerly reviewing all of the comments and for everyone asking for more digital-only rewards, we hear you! We're putting something together... (Read More)

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