Aetherium is a tabletop miniatures board game set in the virtual shadow of our own desperate future. Assemble your collective of hackers, agents, activists, or anarchists and lead them on hyper-fast runs into a dangerous virtual reality. Use your cunning and bloody- minded determination to carve your place in the Aetherium.
Aetherium is played with an intuitive d12 mechanism on a unique modular tile system that responds directly to the will of the players. Players control one of several evocative factions and battle across a profound virtual landscape.The game’s fluid interaction ensures that no two games can ever be the same. In Aetherium, players will: Control a handful of highly detailed, beautifully sculpted miniatures to represent your unique cadre of hackers and affiliated programs. Engage in a daring struggle for control of an ever- shifting landscape, set against a backdrop of mind- crushing Quantum Noise. Be careful where you tread. Strategically program your activation deck in order to anticipate your opponent’s movement, and to sequence your software as you lead your team on a bold run into the Aetherium. Struggle for control of the psychological reality itself, while utilizing your free remaining RAM resource to stay in the fight to the bitter end.