Aetherspace is a game about turn-based battles between outlaw gangs. In space. With starships. You lead your crew of assorted lowlifes in engaging battles against the ruthless Guild and other rival gangs. You assemble your squadron from a variety of starfighters, customizing them with a multitude of different weapons and upgrades. You gain new territories, credits and reputation as your gang grows and becomes more powerful. Your pilots learn new skills and tricks with each battle. And you gain some sweet loot along the way.