Now On Kickstarter: Aether Captains

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One player commands the mighty naval zeppelins of the Grand Compact: Dauntless and Dominion. As Commander, you have been tasked by the Emperor to defend the Grand Compact and Arkady from the merciless sky pirates. With your staunch crew of steam welders, engineers, navigators and gunners, you fly with honor to confront the pirates threatening Arkady.

The remaining players command waves of attacking sky pirates, each with their own unique objectives which may pit them against any player when it results in the greatest profit for themselves. Infamous and feared, you have risen through the cutthroat cadres to become a War Captain. You swear to never rest until you control the skies and the Grand Compact falls!

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Mage Company is proud to announce their Kickstarter for Aether Captains, an asymmetric steampunk board game for 1-5 players of villainous sky pirates and heroic naval zeppelins in epic conflict above the skies of Arkady.

From the Kickstarter project:
[In Aether Captains,] one player commands the mighty naval zeppelins of the Grand Compact: Dauntless and Dominion. As Commander, you have been tasked by the Emperor to defend the Grand Compact and Arkady from the merciless sky pirates. With your staunch crew of steam welders, engineers, navigators and gunners, you fly with honor to confront the pirates threatening Arkady.
The remaining players command waves of attacking sky pirates, each with their own unique objectives which may pit them against any player when it results in the greatest profit for themselves. Infamous and feared, you have risen through the cutthroat cadres to become a War Captain. You swear to never rest until you control the skies and the Grand Compact falls!

This is the first project featuring the combined efforts of Mage Company and Ninja Division through their recent distribution agreement.  This Kickstarter project has a single pledge level for the game, with shipping to anywhere in the world.  If successful, the project will fund on February 25, 2016.  For more information on the game and to fund the project, visit the Kickstarter page here.