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War Captain's Companion is a boxed set for the Spelljammer Campaign Setting.

War Captain's Guide[]

War Captain's Guide is the name of the first book in the War Captain's Companion boxed set.

It provides additional role-playing rules for player characters who own their own ships, gives information about ship-building companies and provides details about some of the larger fleets of ships found in arcane space.[1]


Ship Recognition Manual[]

Ship Recognition Manual is the name of the second book in the War Captain's Companion boxed set.


Combat Among the Stars[]

Combat Among the Stars is the name of the third book in the War Captain's Companion boxed set.





  • Design: Dale "Slade" Henson
  • Editing (War Captain's Guide and Combat Among the Stars): Jon Pickens
  • Editing (Ship Reognition Manual): John D. Rateliff
  • Cover Painting: Eric Olson
  • Cartography (War Captain's Guide and Ship Recognition Manual): Diesel
  • Cartography and Diagrams (Combat Among the Stars: Diesel and Dennis Kauth
  • Internal Art (War Captain's Guide): Diesel, Jeff Easley, Newton Ewell, Mark Nelson, Eric Olson
  • Internal Art (Ship Recognition Manual): Mark Nelson, Diesel, Steven D Sullivan
  • Typography: Angelika Lokotz
  • Thanks To (War Captain's Guide): Anne Brown, Rich Baker, Timothy B. Brown, David "Zeb" Cook, Andria Hayday, Rob King, Colin McComb, Bruce Nesmith, John Rateliff, Thomas Reid, Steven Schend, Dori Watry, Steve "Old Man" Winter, David Wise
  • Thanks To: (Ship Recognition Manual): Anne Brown, Timothy B. Brown, David "Zeb" Cook, Andria Hayday, Colin McComb, Bruce Nesmith, Jon Pickens, Steven Schend, Dori "The Barbarian" Watry and Steve "Old Man" Winter
  • Thanks To: (Combat Among the Stars): Anne Brown, Timothy B. Brown, David "Zeb" Cook, Andria Hayday, Colin McComb, Bruce Nesmith, Jon Pickens, Steven Schend, James M. Ward, Dori Watry, Steve "Old Man" Winter
  • Very Special Thanks: Jeff Grubb, James M. Ward
  • Play Testers (Combat Among the Stars): Sam Adams, The Association of Roleplaying Gamers of Houston, Brian Baker, Rich Baker, Wolfgang Bauer, Bill Beggs, Tom Beggs, Dave Boddorf, Darin Brown, Timothy B. Brown, Paul Conaway, Troy Daniels, Charles Frederich, Alan Grimes, Scott Hala, Jerry Harper, Stirling Hershey, John Hinkle, Jeff Hornberger, Joseph C. Justice, Brian Knaak, Kelli McMillan, Mitchell McPherson, Mark Middleton, Brad Mongar, Brendan O'Brien, Sam Orlando, Mark R. Paxton, Robert Quillen II, John D. Rateliff, Jay Reese, Thomas M. Reid, Kip Romaine, Cameron Shellum, Lloyd Shellum, David Stowe, Michael Walter Sr., Mike Walter Jr., Heath Waugh, Mark Welch, Skip Williams, Todd Wilson, Tommy Wilson, Tracey Wilson, Dan Wood, Darrel Wood, Kim Wood, Kathryn Woods, Paul Yaeger

See also[]

Spelljammer Campaign Setting
AD&D Adventures in Space Boxed Set by Jeff Grubb
Concordance of Arcane Space | Lorebook of the Void
The Legend of Spelljammer Boxed Set by Jeff Grubb
Legends and More | The Grand Tour | Captians and Ships
War Captain's Companion Boxed Set by Dale "Slade" Henson
War Captain's Guide | Ship Recognition Manual | Combat Among the Stars
The Astromundi Cluster Boxed Set by Sam Witt
The Astrogator's Guide | Adventures in the Shattered Sphere | The Celestial Almanac
Spelljammer Accessories
SJR1 Lost Ships by Ed Greenwood | SJR2 Realmspace by Dale "Slade" Henson | SJR3 Dungeon Master's Screen by J. Paul LaFountain | SJR4 Practical Planetology by Nigel Findley | SJR5 Rock of Bral by L. Richard Baker III | SJR6 Greyspace by Nigel Findley | SJR7 Krynnspace by Jean Rabe | SJR8 Space Lairs by Nicky Rea and Wes Nicholson
Spelljammer Adventures
SJA1 Wildspace by Allen Varney | SJA2 Skull & Crossbows by Nigel Findley | SJA3 Crystal Spheres by J. Paul LaFountain | SJA4 Under The Dark Fist by Grant Boucher | SJS1 Goblins' Return by Bruce Nesmith | SJQ1 Heart of the Enemy by Rick Swan
Spelljammer Monstrous Compendiums
MC7 Monstrous Compendium Spelljammer Appendix by Jeff Grubb | MC9 Monstrous Compendium Spelljammer Appendix II by Allen Varney
Spelljammer Handbook
CGR1 The Complete Spacefarer's Handbook by Curtis M. Scott


  1. War Captain's Guide page 4
  • Spelljammer reference: 1072XXX0701 (Comparative Sizes of Spacefaring Vessels poster), 1072XXX0701 ('tactical combat hex grid'), 1072XXX1201 ('fold up ship cards'), 1072XXX1901 (War Captain's Guide), 1072XXX1902 (Ship Recognition Manual), 1072XXX1903 (Combat Among the Stars)
  • TSR reference: TSR 1072
  • ISBN: 1-56076-343-4

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