Airship Daedalus: A Shield Against the Darkness

The origin of the Airship Daedalus crew and their first action-packed adventures, from a secret aircraft hangar in New Jersey to the skies (and depths) of the Caribbean, to the thick jungles of the Amazon. Can our heroes foil a nefarious plot by Aleister Crowley to open a portal into another dimension and summon a terrifying horror? More
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About Todd Downing

Todd Downing is the primary author and designer of over fifty roleplaying titles, including Arrowflight, RADZ, Airship Daedalus, and the official Red Dwarf RPG. A fixture in the Seattle indie film community, he is the co-creator of the superhero-comedy webseries The Collectibles, and the screenwriter behind The Parish and Ordinary Angels (which he also directed). His first feature film, a supernatural thriller entitled Project, was included in a PBS young directors series in 1986. He has written for stage, screen, comics, audiodrama, short-form and long-form, interactive and narrative, in a career spanning three decades. The father of two adult children, Downing spent several years in the videogame industry, working on games such as Spider for the Playstation, Allegiance for the PC, and Casino Empire. He also creates book covers and marketing art for fellow authors and corporate clients, and has done voiceover work for Microsoft and the Seattle Seahawks Pro Shop.

Widowed to cancer in 2005, Downing remarried in 2009 and currently enjoys an empty nest in Port Orchard, Washington, with his wife, a nihilistic cat, and a flock of unruly chickens.

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About the Series: Airship Daedalus
"Indiana Jones meets The Rocketeer!"

The retro pulp adventures of Dorothy "Doc" Starr, Captain "Stratosphere" Jack McGraw and a diverse crew of compatriots from the Great War, as they are recruited by AEGIS to foil the evil machinations of Aleister Crowley's Astrum Argentum. Weird science, Lovecraftian horror, dangerous dames and two-fisted heroics. A rip-roaring, action-packed series in the dieselpunk/decopunk vein.

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