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The creation of a new 8-bit game for the NES, a documentary about its creation, and tutorials to help others make their own NES games.
The creation of a new 8-bit game for the NES, a documentary about its creation, and tutorials to help others make their own NES games.
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    A thank you very much, personally delivered digitally from one of the project's creators.

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    Backers will receive nifty digital concept and promotional artwork.

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    Backers will get a digital copy of the game "Mystic Searches" as well as a Steam key if we are greenlit.

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    Backers will get a digital copy of the documentary.

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    Backers will receive a digital download of the game as well as a digital download of the documentary.

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    ***DIGITAL COLLECTOR***
    The digital collector will receive a digital download of the game, a digital copy of the documentary, and a digital copy of the soundtrack (both orchestrated and chiptuned!)

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    Backers will receive a physical copy of the documentary in its shiny packaging! *PLEASE INQUIRE ABOUT SHIPPING OUTSIDE OF THE US*

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    **WEEKEND BLITZ** Limited edition GAAM + The New 8-bit Heroes teamup, 8-bit T-shirt! The GAAM community wants to help produce this project...anyone is welcome to pledge for this reward and support both us and GAAM's interest in this project.

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    Backers will receive a physical copy of the game in a custom game box with a NES inspired game manual. *PLEASE INQUIRE ABOUT SHIPPING OUTSIDE OF THE US*

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    ***INTERNATIONALS wanting the game cartridge, this is for you****

    Backers will receive a physical copy of the game in a custom game box with a NES inspired game manual. *PLEASE INQUIRE ABOUT SHIPPING OUTSIDE OF THE US*

    (I accidentally put "US ONLY" on the original reward and can no longer change it. Please check deliver rates by your preferred provider from Sarasota, FL to you. Thanks!)

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    **WEEKEND BLITZ** Limited edition GAAM + The New 8-bit Heroes teamup, 8-bit T-shirt PLUS a physical copy of the game cartridge when it is completed (and digital documentary/soundtrack)! The GAAM community wants to help produce this project...anyone is welcome to pledge for this reward and support both us and GAAM's interest in this project.

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    Backers will receive both a physical copy of the game as well as a physical copy of the film. *PLEASE INQUIRE ABOUT SHIPPING OUTSIDE OF THE US*

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    ***THE COLLECTOR***
    Backers will receive a physical copy of the game, a physical copy of the film, a physical copy of the soundtrack, and a digital "How-To" guide to help make their own 8-bit NES game!

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    Backers will receive THE COLLECTOR PACKAGE plus one of the following:

    - Poster print, signed or unsigned
    - Actual piece of hand drawn concept art
    - Novella of Julian's journey
    - Cross stitch art of 8 bit characters
    - A personal pixel portrait

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    **WEEKEND BLITZ** Limited edition GAAM + The New 8-bit Heroes teamup, 8-bit T-shirt! PLUS physical copy of the game cartridge (and digital film/soundtrack) PLUS a pixel portrait of the backer to b featured in GAAM's gallery devoted to The New 8-bit Heroes (which the backer will get to keep). The GAAM community wants to help produce this project...anyone is welcome to pledge for this reward and support both us and GAAM's interest in this project.

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    Backers will receive THE COLLECTOR PACKAGE plus two of the following:

    - Poster print, signed or unsigned
    - Actual piece of hand drawn concept art
    - Novella of Julian's journey
    - Cross stitch art of 8 bit characters
    - A personal pixel portrait

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    ***** LIMITED *****

    Backer will receive THE COLLECTOR PACKAGE plus a limited, one of a kind exploration sketch on white bond, original pencil drawings signed and dated by Marc Ericksen.

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    Backers will receive THE COLLECTOR PACKAGE plus three of the following:

    - Poster print, signed or unsigned
    - Actual piece of hand drawn concept art
    - Novella of Julian's journey
    - Cross stitch art of 8 bit characters
    - A personal pixel portrait

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    Backers will receive THE COLLECTOR PACKAGE plus four of the following:

    - Poster print, signed or unsigned
    - Actual piece of hand drawn concept art
    - Novella of Julian's journey
    - Cross stitch art of 8 bit characters
    - A personal pixel portrait

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    ****SUPER AWESOME RETRO COLLECTOR PACK****
    Physical copies of game, documentary, and soundtrack , as well as a special copy of the documentary on VHS, a special copy of the soundtrack on cassette, and bonus maps and strategy guides!

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    THE DEVELOPER'S PACKAGE:

    Backers will receive the COLLECTOR'S PACKAGE plus a blank NES cartridge, tools to flash a NES ROM to the cartridge, all custom created software that helped to make Mystic Searches, and a set of instructional tutorials to help get you started. Essentially, everything you'll need to make your own basic NES game.

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    ASSOCIATE PRODUCER:

    Associate Producers will be credited in the end credits of the film and will be invited to online hangouts to discuss production.

    All production levels will also receive the Collector's Package.

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    A CUSTOM NES! Yes, besides receiving the Collector's Package, get a custom painted NES, themed for Mystic Searches and fully ready to play any of your favorite NES cartridges.

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    CO-PRODUCER:

    Co-Producers will receive stand alone credits at the end of the film, receive IMDB credits, be invited to participate in online hangouts with the team, and will be invited to the premiere event in Sarasota, FL (transportation and accommodations not provided).

    All production levels will also receive the Collector's Package.

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    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER:

    Executive Producers will receive front credits on the actual film, credits in the actual video game, appear on all promotional material, be invited to participate in online hangouts with the team, receive IMDB credit, and be invited to the premiere event in Sarasota, FL (transportation and accommodations not provided).

    All production levels will also receive the Collector's Package.

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    PRODUCER:

    The producer will receive Producer credit on IMDB, a stand alone credit at the front of the film, a stand alone credit on the front of the video game (either name or 8-bit version of company logo where applicable...great for marketing!), have name or logo appear on posters and promotional materials, be invited to the premiere in Sarasota, FL (transportation and accommodations not provided), and be invited to participate in all online creative meetings.

    All production levels will also receive the Collector's Package.

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    We will make you a NES game. Seriously. Have an idea and want a team to make you a game that will be able to go on a gray cartridge and play on hardware? Help us make our game, and we'll gladly help you make yours! Please discuss with us prior to pledging to collect this reward to make sure your intended project is within the limitations of the NES.

    Any and all rewards listed above are available to you at this tier.

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