Livestream: Pascal Brander, New Designer Pledge!
In yesterday's update, we let you know that we will be hosting a live stream of the creation of the Kickstarter exclusive poster. As of 9:00am UTC+1, the stream will be running and throughout the day you will be able to see how our art director, Pascal Brander, turns an empty canvas into a masterpiece.
Follow the livestream at:
*** http://www.livestream.com/crossofthedutchman ***
Also, yesterday we hosted a topic on Reddit to let a completely new community know about our project, we had a lot of support and we're already seeing the first Redditers join the Kickstarter campaign, welcome guys! We will keep an eye on the topic today as well, so feel free to head over to Reddit and ask us anything!
Reddit link: http://redd.it/u2tp4
As for press, our German neighbors are giving us a lot of support! The blog kopftreffer.de wrote an article about Cross of the Dutchman, calling on all their readers to support us! (read it here in German).
New Reward: Designer Pledge
Let me ask you something, have you ever thought about being a game designer? Well, because this is an awesome project, we are now giving you the chance to design part of our game. When you choose this new Designer Pledge, you will be given the tools to design your very own Cross of the Dutchman quest.
You are able to decide everything from dialogue, enemy types, mission objectives, surroundings and much more. You will host your own topic on the Ambassador boards and at the time of the Beta you will be able to tweak your quest to perfection. Your name and quest will be mentioned in the credits as well as any contributors who helped you design your quest.
We offer this great and unique opportunity at the level of $1000 the cool thing is, you will also get all of the other pledges on top of that. Is that an awesome pledge or what?
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Funding Unsuccessful This project reached the deadline without achieving its funding goal on May 31, 2012.
May 1, 2012 - May 31, 2012 (30 days)
Pledge $1 or more
Every single dollar counts. We need just 50.000 of you to make this project happen. Thanks for your support!Estimated delivery: May 2012
Pledge $10 or more
You will be supporting our cause, and help us finish this awesome project. Your name will be added to the credits of the game and you are rewarded the Ambassador status on the Cross of the Dutchman community.Estimated delivery: May 2012
Pledge $15 or more
You will get the game! On the day of the release, we will send you a digital copy of Cross of the Dutchman (plus all of the above).Estimated delivery: Oct 2012
Pledge $25 or more
You will receive an additional digital copy of the game, to give away to a friend! You are also invited to the closed Beta, where you will be able to help us put the finishing touches to the game. Finally, you will receive a digital Art Book with all of the concepts, characters and environments from the game (plus all of the above).Estimated delivery: Sep 2012
Pledge $50 or more
You will receive the Cross of the Dutchman novel! A book written by Frisian author Ate Grypstra. The novel is the perfect addition to the game and is available in Frisian, English and Dutch (price includes shipping, plus all of the above).Estimated delivery: Sep 2012
Pledge $100 or more
You will receive a kickstarter exclusive Cross of the Dutchman t-shirt You will also receive a DRM-free digital copy of the soundtrack of the game (plus all of the above, all sizes available).Estimated delivery: Sep 2012
Pledge $150 or more
You will receive a one of a kind, hand drawn sketch of Grutte Pier, the hero in Cross of the Dutchman. The sketch is drawn by Triangle’s Art Director, Pascal Brander. The Sketch is attached to a hard surface to ensure it reaches you in the best possible condition (plus all of the above).Estimated delivery: Sep 2012
Pledge $250 or more
You will receive a kickstarter exclusive poster designed by the Cross of the Dutchman team and printed on high quality paper (plus all of the above).Estimated delivery: Sep 2012
Pledge $500 or more
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You are invited over to our headquarters in Leeuwarden to join us for a huge party at the official release of Cross of the Dutchman (plus all of the above).Estimated delivery: Sep 2012
Pledge $1,000 or more
0 backers Limited (40 of 40 left)
The ultimate designer pledge! You are given the chance to design your very own unique quest in Cross of the Dutchman, using all tools available to the developers. You will host your own topic on the Ambassador boards where you will get feedback on your designs, dialogues and required strategies. At the time of the Beta, you will be able to tweak your quest to perfection. Finally, you and all contributors to your quest will be mentioned separately in the credits as designers.Estimated delivery: Aug 2012
Pledge $2,500 or more
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You, yes you, will be featured directly in our game. A non-player character (NPC) will be modelled after you, and dialog is added making you part of the story in Cross of the Dutchman (plus all of the above).Estimated delivery: Sep 2012
Pledge $5,000 or more
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As one of our elite supporters, you will receive a genuine handcrafted sword. This sword will be designed by the people of Triangle Studios and branded with the mark of Cross of the Dutchman, as well as your name or initials (plus all of the above).Estimated delivery: Sep 2012
Pledge $10,000 or more
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Simply put, you are capable of funding this project single-handedly, and you care enough for Cross of the Dutchman to grant us the ability to continue working on this awesome project. We will invite you over to our office for a hug, a firm handshake and a meeting behind closed doors where we will discuss your exclusive promotion deal for Cross of the Dutchman.Estimated delivery: Jun 2012