Gunship: First Strike! is the flagship release from Escape Pod Games, due for Kickstarter launch on February 15th. This space combat game has been in development in designer Steve Wood’s laboratories for over 20 years and is a story of believing in an idea even when the odds are against you. After countless revisions and improvements, it is now ready to to ship to Kickstarter backers around the world. We spoke to Steve to find out about the games history.

First of all, thank you for taking the time to speak to us Steve, tell us how you first become interested in boardgames?

I was lucky enough to play lots of fun games as a kid and my gaming interest REALLY took off as a teenager with Car Wars. At a young age, building a custom vehicle and using it in explosive combat against your friends was just the coolest thing ever. Read the rest of this entry »