Gunship: Afterburners, an expansion to last year’s Gunship: First Strike, is currently running on Kickstarter. All new rules and components add a racing element to the Escape Pod Games title as well as the additional customization options for your gunships. The project is currently funded with over three weeks remaining.
From Escape Pod Games:
We took everything that was great about First Strike – the custom Gunships, the fast and easy combat system, and the fantastic artwork and sci-fi theme, and created a whole new way to play! There’s so much more that you can do now besides jetting back and forth between Assault Carriers. We’ve added new Upgrades and new game mechanics that fit the racing genre perfectly. And we do not believe anyone has quite captured the thrill and excitement of sci-fi racing like Afterburners has! What other racing board game gives you all THIS?
- Variable Speeds that create realistic risk the faster you travel
- Multiple Race Courses, each with its own unique challenges
- The ability to design and build YOUR OWN RACE COURSES using our modular Zone system
- The ability to design and build YOUR OWN HEAVILY-ARMED RACING GUNSHIP using our already popular and proven mechanics
- Power-Ups that are inspired by old-school racing video games
- A great, nerve-wracking Overheat mechanic
- Hover Mines! Drop ’em in front of your foes – they’ll slow down or suffer!
- Missiles that chase you all over the Race Course
- A Trench full of Weapons waiting to kill you in different ways
- A deadly Asteroid Field that FEELS like an Asteroid Field!
- An innovative Point system that rewards both careful planning and daring recklessness
- And much MUCH more!