Aether Captains

A project in Belmont, MI by MAGE Company

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An asymmetric steampunk board game between swashbuckling sky pirates and mighty naval zeppelins in the Skies of Arkady!
Backers: 501
Average Pledge Per Backer: $122

Funded: $61,216 of $20,000
Dates: Apr 18th -> May 9th (22 days)
Project By: MAGE Company
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Latest News

Unlocked. New Scenarios!

May 9th - via:
You are now Masters of Arkdady. The last stretch goal is unlocked and scenarios are now available. Scenario 1 - For the Navy Commander: The Invasion Scenario 2 - For the War-Captains: Enforce the Lines In the first Scenario the Navy Commander is... (Read More)

UNLOCKED. New Crew Members!

May 8th - via:
Awesome! New Crew Members and abilities for the War-Captains. Three member are unique for the War-Captains: Observer, Pilot and Surgeon and the rest are Common and can be used by both sides. Observer: He acts as a Telescope allowing you to see the... (Read More)

Unlocked. Brass Dagger takes flight!

May 6th - via:
It's here and it's ready! Brass Dagger is unlocked. New dice-ship, action cards and board. Brass Dagger is a triple-dice ship therefore if you choose it at the beginning of the game, you cannot recruit another ship. The 3 dice occupy all the slots... (Read More)

Solo Rules!

May 4th - via:
Mission accomplished! We have completed the Solo Rules and are editing the final rulebook. As soon as it is ready we will post it online. The solo rules will apply only for the base game, not for the expansions. The expansions, as described on the... (Read More)

Add Ons & Pledge Manager

May 2nd - via:
Last week for Aether Captains on Kickstarter and we move forward to unlock new stretch goals! Feel free to share our facebook posts and let your friends know about our project.  If you want to get any of the add ons (spikeminer, spinner rings,... (Read More)

Resources and Solo Rules

April 29th - via:
RESOURCESThere are five different resources in the base game: Fuel, Bombs, Gold, Water and Repair Gear. Fuels are important for the War Captain’s fleet since their ships can move against the wind. Fuels are also helpful as they allow War... (Read More)

Objectives & New Art!

April 27th - via:
Hi everyone, we are closer to our next stretch goal and Brass Dagger will be unlocked. Do not forget our social media stretch goals. Share our posts through our facebook page and let's spread the word about Aether Captains. 12 days and with your... (Read More)

Resources & Storage!

April 26th - via:
There are five different resources in the base game: Fuel, Bombs, Gold, Water and Repair Gear.  Fuels are important for the War Captain’s fleet since their ships can move against the wind. Fuels are also helpful as they allow War Captain’s ships... (Read More)

Unlocked! Kestra City and additional hex tiles

April 25th - via:
You unlocked Kestra city along with 2 Drop Zone hex tiles, 1 Target Zone hex tile and 2 Sky hex tiles. Kestra has also a new ability: A War-Captain can move to that city and change his Objective with a new one. However, he must first successfully... (Read More)

Moving your Fleet!

April 24th - via:
Movement is the most important aspect of the game since it is the fundamental means through which all ships get around Arkady and complete their Objectives. Remember, you must plan your strategy by being mindful of your movements. This is especially... (Read More)

Unlocked! Scorpion Grappler

April 23rd - via:
You did it again! Scorpion Grappler is unlocked. New Kickstarter exclusive ship, 6 Action cards and the equivalent board. Special Ability: When Scorpion Grappler attacks, you choose 2 ship sections (instead of 1) and attack both. One of the Scorpion... (Read More)

New Add On, previews, and social media stretch goals!

April 21st - via:
It is time to explore further Aether Captains and dig in more.. There is a new add on item in the "market" and is the Nomads' Cannons! Today our artist sent us the final image. We are working on this variant some time now and finally is ready: As... (Read More)

Updated Rulebook & an Aether Captains Combat Guide

April 21st - via:
Hi everyone, we updated the rulebook few minutes ago and here you can download the new one. Work is in progress. We just want you to see how we develop it step by step: RULESWe complete the graphics as we speak and we have to add the Solo rules... (Read More)

Unlocked! New City: Thoia & 5 more Hex Tiles

April 20th - via:
Awesome! We hit another stretch goal. Thoia City and new hex tiles are now unlocked. These hex tiles expand the land of Arkady.  Thoia City has a new ability: When you move your ship there, you can exchange one of your resources with another of... (Read More)

Add Ons & Spikeminer

April 20th - via:
Let's dig in a bit the add ons and especially Spikeminer! This one is an exclusive kickstarter and plays with the War-Captains. Each single die-ship comes with 6 Action cards. It has Strength 4 and Attack 4 and that's the initial statistics of the... (Read More)

Unlocked! Stats Boards

April 19th - via:
Yay! You hit another stretch goal and you unlocked new Stats Boards! Stats boards allow to War-Captains to store Resources, Fuel and carry Crew Members. However, the Stats boards are different and you must choose them wisely based on your Objective.... (Read More)

Building your Fleet

April 19th - via:
Aether Captains offers an exciting gaming experience through its distinct combat system and unique playing roles. Players dominate the skies as either the mighty Navy Commander of the Grand Compact: Dauntless and Dominion or as the rebellious... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! New Crew Members!

April 18th - via:
You did it! We reached 25K and you unlocked the new Crew Members! 3 Unique members for the Navy Commander and 4 common members, meaning are the same for the Navy Commander and the War-Captains: AETHER SPECIALIST: During combat, take a damage to a... (Read More)

Funded in 6 hours!

April 18th - via:
Funded! Thank you all for you strong support. Now is time to unlock our stretch goals :) Discovering Arkady The main continent of Arkady is divided into three regions. The South, home to the Grand Com-pact and its allies, the North where the nomadic... (Read More)

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