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IMPORTANT! The game is now called In The Black. Thank you, backers! Please click below to join us at www.impellerstudios.com and on social media to receive the latest information about In The Black developments.
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    Starfighter Inc Hangar Crew

    A simple way for you to express your support and keep in touch with us.

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    Gun for Hire

    Just your basic Kickstarter Founder's Pack featuring the most awesome hard science fiction based space combat simulator ever!

    Please note that all call signs and player naming options are subject to review and must meet Impeller's standards.

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    • All Previous Digital Rewards
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    • Digital Copy of Kickstarter Founder's Edition of Starfighter Inc.
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    Combat Ready

    Just your basic Kickstarter Founder's Pack featuring the most awesome hard science fiction based space combat simulator ever!

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    • All Previous Digital Rewards
    • All Unlocked Stretch Goals
    • Original Starfighter Inc. Soundtrack
    • Beta Access
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    NEW! Founder’s Recruit Digital-Only Pack

    Digital Only Reward! No connection to any other reward tiers except the other Founder’s Digital-Only Packs. Please be sure you select the appropriate reward tier. The Founder’s Spaceman Digital-Only Packs are a completely separate set of rewards that relate to each other, but not the original launch rewards. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us for clarification. We want to ensure that all backers get the rewards they find most attractive!

    Includes:
    • All Unlocked Stretch Goals
    • An Exclusive Atlas Wallpaper
    • Backer’s Only Newsletter (featuring a new wallpaper each issue)
    • Digital Copy of Kickstarter Founder's Edition of Starfighter Inc.
    • Reserve Your Call Sign (1st come, 1st served - pending approval)
    • Your Name in the Credits
    • Beta Access
    • Founder's Exclusive Shrike Cockpit Skin
    • Founder's Exclusive Shrike Skin
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    Shirts and Skins

    Show the world where your loyalties lie ... while listening to the melodies of mayhem! Includes the Exclusive Kickstarter Founder's Edition Starfighter T-shirt!

    Shipping free in Continental US, $24 everywhere else.

    Includes:
    • All Previous Rewards
    • All Unlocked Stretch Goals
    • Founder's Exclusive Shrike Skin
    • Founder's Edition of Starfighter Inc. T-shirt
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    Founder’s Apprentice Digital-Only Pack

    Digital Only Reward! No connection to any other reward tiers except the other Founder’s Digital-Only Packs. Please be sure you select the appropriate reward tier. The Founder’s Spaceman Digital-Only Packs are a completely separate set of rewards that relate to each other, but not the original launch rewards. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us for clarification. We want to ensure that all backers get the rewards they find most attractive!
    This reward tier includes everything in the Founder’s Recruit Digital-Only Pack plus the following:

    Includes:
    • All Unlocked Stretch Goals
    • Starfighter Inc. Digital Artbook
    • Additional Beta Access Key for Your Favorite Wingman
    • Impeller Studios Digital Care Package
    • Founder's Exclusive Pegasus Cockpit
    • Founder's Exclusive Pegasus External Skin
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    Box It and Ship It

    Everything is better with your favorite mate by your side, and who doesn't appreciate some sweet eye candy? Add a friend to Beta and get Starfighter Inc. in a Box (and the T-shirt). What a deal!

    Shipping free in Continental US, $28 everywhere else.

    Includes:
    • All Previous Rewards
    • All Unlocked Stretch Goals
    • Starfighter Inc. Digital Artbook
    • Additional Beta Access Key for Your Favorite Wingman
    • Boxed Copy of Founder's Edition of Starfighter Inc.
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    Founder’s Pilot Digital-Only Pack

    Digital Only Reward! No connection to any other reward tiers except the other Founder’s Digital-Only Packs. Please be sure you select the appropriate reward tier. The Founder’s Spaceman Digital-Only Packs are a completely separate set of rewards that relate to each other, but not the original launch rewards. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us for clarification. We want to ensure that all backers get the rewards they find most attractive!
    This reward tier includes everything in the Founder’s Apprentice Digital-Only Pack plus the following:

    Includes:
    • All Unlocked Stretch Goals
    • Alpha Access
    • Digital SFI Special Background Compendium Book
    • Exclusive Kickstarter Founder’s Pilot Helmet & Spacesuit Skins
    • Exclusive Kickstarter Founder's Bobblehead for Your Cockpit
    • Special Edition Digital Graphic Novel
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    Alpha Squadron

    Can't wait to play Starfighter Inc, even if it isn't complete? We'll include the Impeller Digital Care Package (in-game currency, Impeller space suit and ship skin) and access to the Alpha version of the game. Oh, and the T-shirt and the game box.

    Shipping free in Continental US, $28 everywhere else.

    Includes:
    • All Previous Rewards
    • All Unlocked Stretch Goals
    • Impeller Studios Digital Care Package
    • Alpha Access
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    Pledge $140 or more About $140

    Founder’s Senior Pilot Digital-Only Pack

    Digital Only Reward! No connection to any other reward tiers except the other Founder’s Digital-Only Packs. Please be sure you select the appropriate reward tier. The Founder’s Digital-Only Packs are a completely separate set of rewards that relate to each other, but not the original launch rewards. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us for clarification. We want to ensure that all backers get the rewards they find most attractive!
    This reward tier includes everything in the Founder’s Pilot Digital-Only Pack plus the following:

    Includes:
    • All Unlocked Stretch Goals
    • Founder's Exclusive Hyperion Cockpit
    • Founder's Exclusive Hyperion External Skin
    • Exclusive Founder’s In-game Test Pilot Badge
    • Second In-game Hangar
    • File for 3D Shrike Print
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    Companion in the Cockpit

    Decorate your cockpit with a (digital) bobblehead. Be the envy of other pilot's with your exclusive (digital) Founder's helmet. And demonstrate your erudition by reading our compelling (digital) graphic novel. And you get the T-shirt and the boxed edition of the game!

    Shipping free in Continental US, $28 everywhere else.

    Includes:
    • All Previous Rewards
    • All Unlocked Stretch Goals
    • Exclusive Kickstarter Founder’s Pilot Helmet & Spacesuit Skins
    • Exclusive Kickstarter Founder's Bobblehead for Your Cockpit
    • Special Edition Digital Graphic Novel
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    Pledge $250 or more About $250

    Frame It!

    Receive exclusive Kickstarter Founder's versions of the hangar and cockpit color scheme. Top it all off with your choice of an high quality 18" x 24" print suitable for framing! And you get the T-shirt and the boxed edition of the game!

    Shipping free in Continental US, $43 everywhere else.

    Includes:
    • All Previous Rewards
    • All Unlocked Stretch Goals
    • Exclusive Kickstarter Founder’s Hangar Skin
    • Your Choice of One High Quality Print
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    Pledge $500 or more About $500

    The Story Unfolds

    Be the first to receive the special edition of the SFI Compendium. Learn the whole story - well most of it - of what's going on in the Solar System before you take flight.

    You'll also receive an Exclusive Kickstarter Founder’s Pegasus Cockpit, your print is signed by the lead developers, and all other digital rewards. And you get the T-shirt and the boxed edition of the game!

    Shipping free in Continental US, $43 everywhere else.

    Includes:
    • All Previous Rewards
    • All Unlocked Stretch Goals
    • Founder's Exclusive Pegasus Cockpit
    • Digital SFI Special Background Compendium Book
    • Lead Dev's Signatures on Your Print!
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    Pledge $750 or more About $750

    Steely-Eyed Missile Man

    Be the envy of the Starfighter Inc Pilot Corps! Join the devs to playtest Starfighter Inc and receive the coveted and very exclusive (digital) Founder’s Test Pilot Badge. And you get the T-shirt, the boxed edition of the game and the signed print!

    Shipping included for all backers at this tier.

    Includes:
    • All Previous Rewards
    • All Unlocked Stretch Goals
    • Playtest with the Dev Team
    • Exclusive Founder’s In-game Test Pilot Badge
    • Founder's Exclusive Pegasus External Skin
    • Founder's Exclusive Hyperion Cockpit
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    Pledge $1,000 or more About $1,000

    Name an Asteroid!

    The name must fit the Starfighter Inc universe and be approved by Impeller Studios, but we'll talk it over with you via voice chat (Discord)! And you get the T-shirt, the boxed edition of the game and the signed print!

    Shipping included for all backers at this tier.

    Includes:
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    • All Unlocked Stretch Goals
    • Name an Asteroid
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    Ship Scribe

    Name one of our ships. Names subject to approval, but we'll talk it over with you via voice chat (Discord)! And you get the T-shirt, the boxed edition of the game and the signed print!

    Shipping included for all backers at this tier.

    Includes:
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    • Name a Specific Ship
    • Founder's Exclusive Hyperion External Skin
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    Suit 'em Up!

    Design an original space suit skin for the game. The design must fit the Starfighter Inc universe and be approved by Impeller Studios, but we'll talk it over with you via voice chat (Discord)! And you get the T-shirt, the boxed edition of the game and the signed print!

    Shipping included for all backers at this tier.

    Includes:
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    • Second In-game Hangar
    • Design a Space Suit skin based on our 3D mesh
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    VIP Experience

    Who brings the awesome sauce and makes us feel special? You do! So we're going to do something special for you. We're going to honor you with an Executive Producer credit in the game. We will also use your name, (or a name of your choosing), for a character that will appear in a story mission. (Of course it must still fit the Starfighter Inc. universe and be approved by Impeller Studios.) And there's more! You can also work with our Impeller crew to design a ship for our SFI universe. How awesome is that? We'll talk all this over via voice chat (Discord)! Of course, you get the T-shirt, the boxed edition of the game and the signed print!

    And because we really want to meet you in person, you will receive an invite to the official launch party and have some extra swag waiting for you when you arrive.

    Shipping included for all backers at this tier.

    Includes:
    • All Previous Rewards
    • All Unlocked Stretch Goals
    • Executive Producer Credit
    • Design a Ship (Impeller will create a ship based on your ideas)
    • Canonize Your Name (your name will appear in a story mission)
    • Invite to the Launch Party
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