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Have you ever wanted to date presidential candidates? Now you can, with Grand Old Academy, a comedic visual novel!
513 backers pledged $15,659 to help bring this project to life.
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    City Council Member

    Municipal government is a noble calling.
    Your name will appear in the game’s credits as a sponsor.

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    Mayor

    You preside over your city with a stern but fair hand.
    You will receive a digital download of the game that includes a KICKSTARTER-EXCLUSIVE SIDEQUEST, plus all previous rewards.

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    State Representative

    You’ve made it into your state’s House. This is the first stepping stone to bigger things.
    You will receive one of JEB’S OWN VIRTUAL POCKET TURTLES, a digital download of the game’s full original soundtrack, and a pack of desktop wallpapers, plus all previous rewards.

    Includes:
    • Virtual pocket turtle
    • Original soundtrack download
    • Desktop wallpaper pack
    • Digital download with exclusive sidequest
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    State Senator

    Isn’t bicameralism great?
    You will have a sheet of Grand Old Academy stickers mailed to you, plus all previous rewards.

    Includes:
    • Stickers
    • Virtual pocket turtle
    • Original soundtrack download
    • Desktop wallpaper pack
    • Digital download with exclusive sidequest
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    Governor

    You’re the most powerful person in your state. Use this power wisely.
    You will receive a set of Grand Old Academy pins, plus all previous rewards.

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    • Pins
    • Stickers
    • Virtual pocket turtle
    • Original soundtrack download
    • Desktop wallpaper pack
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    Federal Representative

    Welcome to the national stage. Great achievements are in your future.
    Your name is listed more prominently in the credits as a federal backer. You also get all previous rewards.

    Includes:
    • Pins
    • Stickers
    • Virtual pocket turtle
    • Original soundtrack download
    • Desktop wallpaper pack
    • Digital download with exclusive sidequest
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    Federal Senator

    They call it the upper house for a reason; it’s because you’re in it.
    You will receive one of three Grand Old Academy posters (your choice), featuring original art from the game. You also get all previous rewards.

    Includes:
    • Poster
    • Pins
    • Stickers
    • Virtual pocket turtle
    • Original soundtrack download
    • Desktop wallpaper pack
    • Digital download with exclusive sidequest
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    Speaker of the House

    You get to bang the gavel. Bang bang!
    You will receive all three Grand Old Academy posters, featuring original art from the game. You also get all previous rewards.

    Includes:
    • Poster
    • Pins
    • Stickers
    • Virtual pocket turtle
    • Original soundtrack download
    • Desktop wallpaper pack
    • Digital download with exclusive sidequest
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    Supreme Court Justice

    Those black robes look good on you.
    You get to help build the world of the Academy by contributing a small background detail that will be added to the game (a trinket in a character’s dorm room, a poster in a school hallway, a line of flavor text in a library book, etc.). You will also get an early copy of the game and be able to serve as a beta tester. Your name is listed prominently in the credits as a Justice. You also get all previous rewards.

    Includes:
    • Background detail creation
    • Early access to game as beta tester
    • Poster
    • Pins
    • Stickers
    • Virtual pocket turtle
    • Original soundtrack download
    • Desktop wallpaper pack
    • Digital download with exclusive sidequest
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    Secretary of State

    The president values your wisdom enough to entrust you to lead their cabinet.
    You’ll become an Academy student in the game. Our sprite artist will create a custom sprite for you, and your character will appear in one scene and have several lines of dialogue, which you'll contribute to writing if you so wish. Your name is listed prominently in the credits as a Secretary of State. You also get all previous rewards.

    Includes:
    • Custom sprite of you as Academy student
    • Background detail creation
    • Early access to game as beta tester
    • Poster
    • Pins
    • Stickers
    • Virtual pocket turtle
    • Original soundtrack download
    • Desktop wallpaper pack
    • Digital download with exclusive sidequest
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    Vice President

    The “it’s an honor just to be nominated” position of American politics.
    Your custom-sprited student takes on a much larger role, appearing in multiple scenes over the course of the game and having extensive dialogue, allowing them to become fleshed out as a developed character in the world of the game. Your name is listed prominently in the credits as a Vice President. You also get all previous rewards

    Includes:
    • Major role for your custom character
    • Custom sprite of you as Academy student
    • Background detail creation
    • Early access to game as beta tester
    • Poster
    • Pins
    • Stickers
    • Virtual pocket turtle
    • Original soundtrack download
    • Desktop wallpaper pack
    • Digital download with exclusive sidequest
    • Your name in the credits as a Vice President
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    President

    You are the commander in chief. Your word is law.
    You will get to work with the game’s development team to create a sidequest or secret ending to be included in the game. Your name is listed prominently in the credits as a President. You also get all previous rewards.

    Includes:
    • Create a sidequest or secret ending
    • Major role for your custom character
    • Custom sprite of you as Academy student
    • Background detail creation
    • Early access to game as beta tester
    • Poster
    • Pins
    • Stickers
    • Virtual pocket turtle
    • Original soundtrack download
    • Desktop wallpaper pack
    • Digital download with exclusive sidequest
    • Your name in the credits as a President
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    Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln
    You are the founder of Grand Old Academy, back from the dead. By what sorcery is this possible?
    We will attempt to appease your restless spirit by making you a producer of the game. We will also illustrate a bronze statue of you to be placed prominently in background graphics of the main campus quad. Most importantly, you get TWO of Jeb’s virtual pocket turtles. You also get all previous rewards.

    Includes:
    • Become a producer of the game
    • Statue of you in campus quad
    • Create a sidequest or secret ending
    • Major role for your custom character
    • Custom sprite of you as Academy student
    • Background detail creation
    • Early access to game as beta tester
    • Poster
    • Pins
    • Stickers
    • Virtual pocket turtle
    • Original soundtrack download
    • Desktop wallpaper pack
    • Digital download with exclusive sidequest
    • Your name in the credits as Abraham Lincoln
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