Oct 212014

Custom Captain Card

As part of our Kickstarter project we are offering custom cards:

In the game each Faction comes with a Captain card. As a Chosen Captain backer you will get an additional 2 custom cards.

The first of these is the Chosen Captain card. You choose any Crew or Officer art from any Faction for your new captain.

The second card replaces the card you chose art from. The regular faction captain replaces your chosen character on this second custom card.

If you pledge at the Chosen Captain level we’ll need to know which art and name you’d like for your custom captain card and we’ll sort out the second card from that.

Briefly, the process is as follows:

  1. Choose one of the Captain art variants from the core faction’s crew or officer cards. Available art can be found here:

    A couple of additional choices can be found below.

  2. Name your Captain

After the ‘oddball Aeronauts: Double the Trouble’ Kickstarter project has ended we’ll send out backer surveys. Enter your art choice and custom name into your survey at this time.

We’ll use your choices to create your custom cards, which will be sent out to you when they are ready. These custom cards will be in addition to the unaltered, standard Double the Trouble Set.

Given that you’ll need to enter your chosen captain names into the survey at the project’s end it follows that you have until just after the project ends (ie when we send out the surveys) to think of your names.

A Note on Names

Please keep all names in English, child-friendly (PG-rated) and free of copyrights, trademarks & symbols (the dash and apostrophe are okay to use).

So that the name will fit onto the card you will also need to keep the full name to less than 27 characters long, including spaces, (and without too many ‘m’s or ‘w’s). The nickname can only be 13 characters max.

So that the names will fit onto the card you will also need to keep them under a certain number of characters long, including spaces (and without too many ‘m’s or ‘w’s).

Nickname: 17 characters at most. Such nicknames as Sir Whatsit, Snuggles or PomPom are fair examples. If you opt not to give your captain a nickname we will use the default ‘Captain’.

Full Name: 32 characters at most. Jeff ‘Bananas’ Blake, Simone Smythe Sprinklewater, Kath ‘Tomato Splat’ Smithersmith or Bobetta Fluffmuzzle for example.

Have fun choosing yours!

Note: We won’t accept duplicate names lifted from the Halls of Fame unless you are the original backer who submitted the name through our previous Kickstarter.

A Note on Print Quality

Your custom Captains will be printed on the same card stock and with the same finish as those of the expansion set.

We have seen prototypes from our custom card providers and we are very happy with the quality of these. However, you should be aware that from print run to print run there is the possibility of a variance in colours and so the custom cards may differ slightly in colour from those of the standard sets. This is just the reality of printing things: a result of the way the inks are mixed.

As such you may or may not see a difference between your custom cards and the standard Pilot Deck’s cards.

Additional Chosen Captain choices:

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