It’s not an easy life, but there’s nothing else like it. Plenty of folks like yourself have decided to slip the surly bonds of earth and take to the skies after hearing tales of bold Captains, fearless Gunners, and cunning Engineers and their high-flying exploits. Think you have what it takes to join their ranks?

Raising the stakes on team-based PvP combat with an emphasis on strategic competition and truly cooperative play, Guns of Icarus Online is the premier airship combat game that’s all about teamwork, tactics, and fast-paced action. With a good ship and the right crew, you can conquer the skies!


  • Goggles, gears, and glory: step into a richly crafted steampunk/dieselpunk-inspired world
  • Pick a role to suit your play style: Captain or Crew, Pilot, Gunner, or Engineer
  • Form a party with up to 4 friends and crew a ship together, or hire yourself out freelance
  • Integrated voice chat keeps you in constant contact with your teammates
  • Diverse ship classes and tons of weapons to choose from with realistic flight and projectile physics
  • Massive air battles with up to 32 players in a match
  • Multiple game modes including Deathmatch, King of the Hill, and Resource Race
  • Genre-busting gameplay with strategy, navigation, shooter, and time-management elements
  • Rise in the ranks and earn titles through your achievements
  • Balanced, competitive matches reward strategic, skillful play, not level grinding
  • Show off your style with a wide range of costumes and cosmetic options in the in-game store
  • 1st person and 3rd person camera modes
  • Custom games with spectator mode for streaming and tournament play
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8 comments by vgsmart on May 12th, 2013

This is Joseph Lieberman, one of the guys here at Muse Games and Guns of Icarus Online. Today Guns Adventure Mode is closing on the final days of its Kickstarter and the final few weeks have been a whirlwind. First, some background. Guns of Icarus Online: Adventure Mode is a PvE expansion to the existing PvP co-op steam punk airship combat game. It is the first game to use Kickstarter to fund a DLC for a previously Kickstarted game. That plus our regular content updates had put us firmly in the good graces of a great many people, including our fans and the staff at Kickstarter.

With a combined effort to get the word out about our Kickstarter at, being a staff pick, and the all important asking friends and family for money, we managed to pass our goal with 34 days to go and continue to go strong towards our first milestone stretch goal. There's now about a week left and I wanted to take a moment to tell you why you should part with a few dollars and either buy our game or back us on Kickstarter... and best of all- I'll do it in 3 bullet points by comparing us to others you could back.

1) We aren't like "some" companies out there who make simulation games about cities or stuff like that who promise things and then don't deliver and don't listen. Due to a recent promotional success we shattered our online user count and caused our lobby & matchmaking servers to grind to a halt. Did we just ignore the issue while working casually on the problem? No! We literally had staff and volunteers working around the clock starting games MANUALLY to make sure our players, new and old, could continue to enjoy the product while the programming team worked themselves sick getting a temporary fix up so they could take care of the root of the problem without disrupting the players.

2) Unlike other companies, we've produced games via Kickstarter funding twice before and for most of the tiers you'll get immediate access to the current game as well as future access to the expansion, Adventure Mode. How many of those backed projects will never produce a final product, let alone one you can see the quality of beforehand? How many wealthy companies are using Kickstarter to eliminate their risk at the cost of the consumer's money? Compared to many we're a safe bet and you can sleep soundly knowing you're helping someone do something they couldn't do before.

Yeah Bi-planes... they're coming... for YOU.

3) Ok I will admit the quantity of our tiers for Kickstarter is a bit daunting. Compared to some though, we've put a lot of thought into this campaign. We actually delayed launching the campaign for two months to make sure it was good for the players and good for us. Frankly, we blow the competition away when it comes to cool swag, like our new silver and classic bronze USB sticks, one of the most stunning art books I've ever seen, and a HUGE signed print from our concept art as a poster, just to name a few. We've got something for everyone, from the collector down to the guy who "just wants the game."

Bullet USBs

Now THAT is a poster... and they'll all be signed!

Basically we're indie, we're real, we love our game and listen to our players and we're asking for your support in the last week of our Kickstarter to help us bring a true PvE experience to our PvP airship combat game. Buy the base game, back us on Kickstarter, donate a dollar, or just tell your friends. Every little bit helps us continue to innovate and create new, awesome, co-op experiences!

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stephenmbanham Dec 12 2013 says:

Hey! We're doing an Indie Of The Year special series on the Top 100! And we featured your game!

Check it out?

Thank you so much in advance! and we hope you like the video!

Alot of team effort went into it! So if you could help us out and spread the word we'd be so grateful and thanks again for your amazing game!!!

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ZikZak Aug 14 2013 says:

Steam required :-(
Is there an alternative game of the same style without Steam ?

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YelonFul Aug 6 2013 says:

This is a great game. Can be buggy but is so fun to play

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vol4ok Jun 9 2013 says:

Damn wanna get it for free so bad ;(

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Paningames May 14 2013 says:

Hello ! My name is sergey panin and i'm an indie game developer. At the moment i'm making my first indie game made on unity 3d game engine. Im looking for a partner to help me with the development of my (our) game. If you know a bit of unity and you want to help me please email we will share the profit in the ratio of 50% to 50%

Thank you !

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Highest Rated (3 agree) 10/10

Great game, it functions well, no overpowered weaponry and loads of fun when you are playing with friends! You can customize your ships and how you want to play with tons of fun for an extended period of time. If you are a team player I highly recommend this game!

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