Heya folx! We've got just under a week to go on the Mythic Hero Kickstarter -- and still unfortunately a bit of a haul to the finish line. Anything you can do to help get the word out and drum up those end-of-project donations would be much appreciated!
Hey everyone! Mythic Hero just crossed the 50% funding mark! The past week has seen some big new pledges, several people increasing their pledges, and similar activity.
Unfortunately, that still leaves $16,500 to raise... and as of today only fourteen days to do it in. So if you know of anyone who's interested but hasn't pledged yet, please let 'em know that time's running out! If you have any way to get the word out, please do -- I'll take all the help I can get! And if you all of a sudden come into a large sum of money thanks to the lottery or some other stroke of good fortune, I'll be glad to help you spend some of it. ;)
And as always -- thanx! to all of you for your support, your pledges, and most of all your kind words of encouragement and enthusiasm. You're all Heroes!
There are 30 days left for the Mythic Hero project, and it continues to make progress! Nearly every day new backers pledge their support, which I think is a great sign during the slow "middle days" that Kickstarters often experience.
However, we're far from out of the woods yet. With just a month to go MH is only 38% funded, leaving nearly $21,000 to raise. So, I need your help! Getting out the word is crucial to attracting attention, and thus pledges. If you know someone who'd want a copy of MH, tell him about it! Convince your wealthy uncle he loves mythology! Hold your gaming group's Experience Points hostage until they pledge! ;)
In all seriousness, though, any help any of you can provide would be much appreciated! There are plenty of great rewards left, including several of the elite $1,000 tier slots, so just about anyone who's interested in gaming, mythology, or both should be able to find something to interest him. ;)
This Wednesday, February, 22, beginning at 9:00 PM Eastern (6:00 PM Pacific), I'm holding a Mythic Hero chat in the Chat Rooms at the Hero Games website (if you're not already signed up at the Hero site, it's easy to do so). We'll talk about the contents of the book, which gods and subjects I'm covering, stuff about Kickstartering, whatever you're interested in as it pertains to the MH project.
Hope to see you there!
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Funding Unsuccessful This project reached the deadline without achieving its funding goal on April 2, 2012.
Feb 6, 2012 - Apr 2, 2012
Pledge $10 or more
Hero: I’ll thank you on my website and in the credits of the book.Estimated delivery: Sep 2012
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Demigod: I’ll send you a PDF of the book, and I’ll thank you on my website and in the credits of the book.Estimated delivery: Sep 2012
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Lesser God: As “Demigod,” plus I’ll ship you a copy of the printed book when it’s done. (Price includes shipping within the continental United States; for shipping to Canada or Mexico add $30; for shipping to Europe, South America, or Australia add $50.)Estimated delivery: Oct 2012
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22 backers Limited (148 of 170 left)
Minor God: As “Lesser God,” but you’ll receive a numbered (200-31 of 200) copy of the book with a bookplate signed by author Steven S. Long. (Price includes shipping within the continental United States; for shipping to Canada or Mexico add $30; for shipping to Europe, South America, or Australia add $50.)Estimated delivery: Oct 2012
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13 backers Limited (7 of 20 left)
Major God: As “Minor God,” but you’ll receive a numbered (30-11 of 200) copy of the book with a bookplate signed by author Steven S. Long. (Price includes shipping within the continental United States; for shipping to Canada or Mexico add $30; for shipping to Europe, South America, or Australia add $50.) Additionally, you get to help Steve design one of the example gods for the chapter on creating your own pantheon! (See main text for more information.) You supply the basic idea, any other input you have in mind, and so on; Steve creates the god. You’ll be prominently identified as the one who provided the inspiration.Estimated delivery: Oct 2012
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3 backers Limited (6 of 9 left)
Divine Power: As “Major God,” but you’ll receive a numbered (2-10 of 200) copy of the book with a bookplate signed by author Steven S. Long. (Price includes shipping anywhere in the world.) The book will be dedicated to you, and the dedication will include your choice of an appropriate divine title, such as “God of the Sky” (see main text for more information).Estimated delivery: Oct 2012
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1 backer All gone!
Leader Of The Pantheon: You’ll receive the #1 copy of the book signed by author Steven S. Long. The book will be especially dedicated to you, and you’ll be specially thanked on Steve’s website. The dedicatory title “Leader of the Pantheon,” or similar title of your choice, will be reserved for you (see main text for more information). You’ll also receive two additional copies of the book (signed if you wish), and three copies of the PDF of the book.. (Price includes shipping anywhere in the world.) You’ll also get to help Steve create a sample god, as with the “Major God” reward — and if you want, this character will be illustrated, and the illustration will be based on a picture of you so everyone can see how god-like you are! Last but not least, the author of the book, Steven S. Long, will travel at his own expense anywhere in the US or Canada to run an adventure for you and up to four of your friends on a mutually agreed date. You decide what kind of adventure you want him to run, and you provide the friends and snacks.Estimated delivery: Oct 2012