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Play an exciting Myst-like puzzle adventure game and learn scientific reasoning!
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    Cheerleader

    Thank you! Your support takes us one step closer to bringing Odyssey to life. You will receive backer-exclusive game updates.

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    Get the Game

    You will get a digital copy of the game when released and a digital copy of solutions to in-game puzzles.

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    Problem-solver

    You will get a digital copy of the game when released and a digital copy of solutions to in-game puzzles.
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    Early beta access to the game and
    a collection of 50 BONUS challenge problems (digital) with solutions, based on the science content of the game.

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    • Digital copy of solutions to in-game puzzles
    • Early Beta Access
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    Game Devotee

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    Your name will appear in the credits at the end of the game.

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    • Digital copy of the game
    • Digital copy of solutions to in-game puzzles
    • Early Beta Access
    • 50 Challenge problems with solutions
    • Ending Game Credits
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    The Peripatetic

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    You will get exclusive access to a self-paced online video course around the first chapter of the game, and bonus science content that goes beyond the game content. The 3 hour video course will cover the earliest origins of science at the hands of philosophers like Thales, Anaximander, Parmenides, Anaxagoras and Aristotle.

    Includes:
    • Digital copy of the game
    • Digital copy of solutions to in-game puzzles
    • Early Beta Access
    • 50 Challenge problems with solutions
    • Ending Game Credits
    • Online course around first chapter of the game
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    The Copernican

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    You will get exclusive access to a self-paced online video course around the second chapter of the game, and bonus science content that goes beyond the game content. The 3 hour video course will cover Ptolemy's astronomy which dominated the Western world for 1500 years, and the ultimate challenge to it from Copernicus and his passionate advocate Galileo.

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    • Digital copy of the game
    • Digital copy of solutions to in-game puzzles
    • Early Beta Access
    • 50 Challenge problems with solutions
    • Ending Game Credits
    • Online course around first chapter of the game
    • Online course around second chapter of the game
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    The Galilean

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    You will get exclusive access to a self-paced online video course around the third chapter of the game, and bonus science content that goes beyond the game content. The 3 hour video course will cover Galileo's discoveries about free fall motion, and the trial of Galileo, the most cited episode in the history of science-religion interaction. We will go beyond the simple narratives of that story to look deeper into the scientific, religious, philosophical and personal issues at stake in this controversy, based on what the original documents and letters say.

    Includes:
    • Digital copy of the game
    • Digital copy of solutions to in-game puzzles
    • Early Beta Access
    • 50 Challenge problems with solutions
    • Ending Game Credits
    • Online course around first chapter of the game
    • Online course around second chapter of the game
    • Online course around third chapter of the game
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    Founders' special: Story of Astronomy

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    You will get the opportunity to learn directly from the creators of Odyssey, via a 6-hour personalized live online class on the science content behind the game (focused on the history of astronomy), at a mutually convenient time. Backers may invite other students to share in the online session at their location if a shared class environment is desired.

    Includes:
    • Digital copy of the game
    • Digital copy of solutions to in-game puzzles
    • Early Beta Access
    • 50 Challenge problems with solutions
    • Ending Game Credits
    • Online course around first chapter of the game
    • Online course around second chapter of the game
    • Online course around third chapter of the game
    • Live online class (6 hours)
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    Founders' special: Story of Astronomy++

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    You will get the opportunity to learn directly from the creators of Odyssey, via a 12-hour personalized live online class on the science content behind the game (focused on the history of astronomy), at a mutually convenient time. This class will also employ the open-source planetarium software Stellarium to train you to make astronomical observations yourself. Backers may invite other students to share in the online session at their location if a shared class environment is desired.

    Includes:
    • Digital copy of the game
    • Digital copy of solutions to in-game puzzles
    • Early Beta Access
    • 50 Challenge problems with solutions
    • Ending Game Credits
    • Online course around first chapter of the game
    • Online course around second chapter of the game
    • Online course around third chapter of the game
    • Live online class (12 hours)
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    Founders' special: Story of Physics

    All rewards for The Galilean
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    You will get the opportunity to learn directly from the creators of Odyssey, via a 24-hour personalized live online class on the science content behind the game and beyond, at a mutually convenient time. This class will also employ the open-source planetarium software Stellarium to train you to make astronomical observations yourself. In addition to astronomy, the course will also teach you the story of mechanics (the study of motion) from Aristotle to Newton's Laws of Motion and Universal Gravitation. Backers may invite other students to share in the online session at their location if a shared class environment is desired.

    Includes:
    • Digital copy of the game
    • Digital copy of solutions to in-game puzzles
    • Early Beta Access
    • 50 Challenge problems with solutions
    • Ending Game Credits
    • Online course around first chapter of the game
    • Online course around second chapter of the game
    • Online course around third chapter of the game
    • Live online class (24 hours)
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    Founders' special: Story of Science

    All rewards for The Galilean
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    You will get the opportunity to learn directly from the creators of Odyssey, via a 60-hour personalized live online class on the history of science from ancient times to the Scientific Revolution. It will not only cover everything mentioned in the previous rewards, but also the story of optics, biology and medicine, up to the Scientific Revolution. This would be equivalent to a semester-long college course on the history of science, based on books like "The Beginnings of Western Science" by David C. Lindberg. Backers may invite other students to share in the online session at their location if a shared class environment is desired.

    Includes:
    • Digital copy of the game
    • Digital copy of solutions to in-game puzzles
    • Early Beta Access
    • 50 Challenge problems with solutions
    • Ending Game Credits
    • Online course around first chapter of the game
    • Online course around second chapter of the game
    • Online course around third chapter of the game
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    Early Bird

    You will get a digital copy of the game when it is released.

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