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Conquer the super-continent of Pangea with an invasion of Airships!
Battle Dastardly Pirate Insurgents!
Keep the locals happy or they will be revolting!

Game Features:
Turn-based squad tactical combat with emergent gameplay

2 massive strategic campaigns featuring resource, technology and population management
Campaigns are randomized on creation for infinite replayability
Single Battle Mode for getting straight into tactical action
No two games the same

20 battlefields
Randomized deployment on battlefields
5 types of environment with environmental modifiers
3 types of battlefield objectives
4 types of weather

Enemy Ai with 11 different combat tactics
5 Ai campaign strategies
7 classes of troops, each with 4 upgrades of weapons/equipment
Troops have unique attributes which are upgraded with experience ... if they survive combat ...

6 playable Steampunk factions:
- Austro-Hungarian Empire
- British Royalists
- Chinese Dynasty
- Peoples Collective
- US Republic
- Zulu Nation

Minimum System Requirements:
OS: Windows.
Processor: 1.7 GHz or better.
Memory: 2GB RAM.
Graphics: DirectX 9.0c Shader 3.0 supported, Nvidia 6800 or 7300 or better, ATI Radeon X1300 or better.
DirectX: 9.0c.
Hard Disk Space: 320Mb.
Intel GPUs are not official supported but some will work - Try the Free Demo on IndieDB

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0 comments by Gn0meSlice on Dec 14th, 2013

The featured game for Dec 14 - 17 is here! Get it now!


Feature Details:

Game: Airship Dragoon
Developer: Yorkshire Rifles
Featured Charity: Help for Heroes

10% of all sales generated by this deal will go to the featured charity.

Platforms: Windows
DRM & Distribution: DRM-Free, Desura, Steam Greenlight
Controller Support: No


Game Description

Conquer the super-continent of Pangea with an invasion of Airships!
Battle Dastardly Pirate Insurgents!
Keep the locals happy or they will be revolting!

Key Game Features:

  • Turn-based squad tactical combat with emergent gameplay
  • 2 massive strategic campaigns featuring resource, technology and population management
  • Campaigns are randomized on creation for infinite replayability
  • Single Battle Mode for getting straight into tactical action
  • No two games the same
  • 20 battlefields
  • Randomized deployment on battlefields
  • 5 types of environment with environmental modifiers
  • 3 types of battlefield objectives
  • 4 types of weather
  • Enemy Ai with 11 different combat tactics
  • 5 Ai campaign strategies
  • 7 classes of troops, each with 4 upgrades of weapons/equipment
  • Troops have unique attributes which are upgraded with experience ... if they survive combat...

6 playable Steampunk factions:

  • Austro-Hungarian Empire
  • British Royalists
  • Chinese Dynasty
  • Peoples Collective
  • US Republic
  • Zulu Nation


Beat the average and get:

  • Bonus map pack: 50% more maps!

Top Contributors:

  • The top three contributors will receive an exclusive IndieGameStand T-shirt!
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Airship Dragoon Demo v1.3

Airship Dragoon Demo v1.3

Dec 10, 2013 Demo 0 comments

Airship Dragoon Demo version 1.3. A demonstration taste of Steampunk, squad tactics with a single battlefield with medium settings.

Airship Dragoon Demo

Airship Dragoon Demo

Sep 27, 2013 Demo 0 comments

Airship Dragoon Demo. A single battle with medium settings to demonstrate the games' tactical combat.

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s0vi3t_on1on
s0vi3t_on1on Apr 18 2014, 6:52pm says:

This looks fun, I am going to try this.

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Dubya2112
Dubya2112 Jan 26 2014, 9:12pm says:

I'd like to see this game expanded. It's pretty fun as is, but the battles are a bit slow. Just moving each soldier takes awhile for him to walk to his destination. Either speeding up the walk speed or being able to move multiple soldiers at once (like issuing move order then switching to next and so on.)

The interface could be improved as well. It would be nice to have move as the defualt action or double click to move instead of having to click on the move button.

More variance between the soldiers would be cool as well. Sometimes im cycling through my soldiers to find a certain one and its difficult because they all look the same to begin with. More skin variance according to class or rank would be nice so you'd be able to identify them easier.

The battles could be mixed up a bit more. For example, if you were attacking a territory, the enemy could be deployed anywhere instead of just on the opposite edge of the map. Right now you can predict about how far it is before you will encounter the enemy, and they'll be on the left, right, or middle.

Last but not least, adding some more weapons and interesting gear would be cool, like different variations of armor or gear that would have different trade offs. Maybe in the future for an expansion you could add more things like steampunk tanks and have the whole anti armor aspect to the combat.

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Queeg
Queeg Jan 26 2014, 5:48pm says:

Very fun game. My only criticism is that the length of the tactical battles can make the campaign a chore. I'd like to see an autoresolve feature. Or even a setting to limit the size of campaign battles (like in the battle mode). Having to fight a series of 15-on-15 battles with pirates just to get started in the campaign is a bit much.

Wonderful game otherwise!

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flagyl
flagyl Dec 15 2013, 11:59am says:

Hey C...you may be having the same problem that I had/am having.. I am unable to launch Airship Dragoon (AD) using the Desura Client (you can look at my posts here).

What I did was to copy the AD folder and move it to another location (C/Games worked for me). It should work perfectly after you move it. Just run teh exe from teh new location.

I hope this helps.

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cpholmes9
cpholmes9 Dec 15 2013, 7:34pm replied:

It worked!! Thanks!

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cpholmes9
cpholmes9 Dec 15 2013, 8:38am says:

I am unable to get the game to launch at all. I launch game and nothing happens. Win 7 64 bit, 2.6 ghz dual core, 6 gigs ram, gt650ti. All drivers up to date. I have uninstalled, restarted and reinstalled. Please help

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Steve_Yorkshire
Steve_Yorkshire Dec 15 2013, 3:27pm replied:

What, flagyl says really. Move the game folder out of Program Files and startup directly with the exe. No idea why some (currently 2) users have a failure when launching via Desura.

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cpholmes9
cpholmes9 Dec 15 2013, 7:33pm replied:

I moved entire folder to desktop, and launches no problem. NO idea why, but thanks!!!! Can't wait to sit down and play.

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alexander101
alexander101 Dec 14 2013, 5:32pm says:

Hey, just got your game of Indie Game Stand.

I liked what I've played so far but there are some features that need to be in the game. A mini-map or tactical map that allows you to see your troops from an arial view would be a life saver.

The inventory needs some sorting out as it's incredibly unclear. Trying to equip something is a pain, maybe a drag and drop option would be help.

Also, a tutorial is sorely needed to explain what a lot of the info you get within the game is for and how to transport already used troops with you rather than taking newbies with you every time.

Just some suggestions, hope the game improves as it could be a really good strategy game.

Kind Regards,
Alex

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Steve_Yorkshire
Steve_Yorkshire Dec 15 2013, 3:43pm replied:

Oops, enemy and allied money got mixed up. :S
Well spotted, fixed for next update.

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Airship Dragoon
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