Avertigos: South China Sky is certainly an ambitious project. The designer has created a fascinating world with a unique concept. The skyships are already quite nice at this stage of prototyping and the height widget and the mechanisms built around it could be a game changer in this genre of tabletop miniatures skirmish games. There is a lot of information to digest on the various pilot boards and weapon modules and movement cards, but once you digest all of that there is a system with quite a lot of depth. I found the movement cards particularly ingenious and an elegant alternative to movement templates. I also like the ability to physically pop-in bits on your ship that represent the various modules. As I have mentioned, this preview is for the skirmish mode of Avertigos only and is based on prototype components.

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