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Sound and Silence is a comprehensive setting guide and lore expansion for the HC SVNT DRACONES role playing universe.
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    A fiver

    Hey, five bucks is five bucks, works for me. Thanks for the help!

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    The .pdf

    The .pdf copy of Sound and Silence. Each copy is intended for a single owner. All the content in the physical book will be here, but I'll be honest: Many of the 2 page spreads in this book are best viewed in physical form.

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    The sharing .pdf

    This .pdf is the same as the normal .pdf version, but includes a distribution license for up to three other people beyond the backer. Pledging at this level will give you my blessing to pass your .pdf copy out to any three other people in your playgroup or people you feel may be interested without concerning yourself with re-buying the .pdf.

    Frankly, there's nothing I can do to stop people from distributing .pdfs. This tier is here in the hopes that those of you with friends who want the book will pledge here, to give the franchise a little extra help for the resulting loss in sales.

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    The preview .pdf

    In addition to a distributable copy of the .pdf as described in the previous tier, this gives you access to a preview copy before the .pdf becomes finalized. It will include the vast majority (probably all, but for minor edits) of the text, and placeholder images, and you'll have it as soon as it becomes available.
    This also gives you access to an edits doc, which is a handy place I like to set up for new publications where people can donate their time to the considerable task of copy-editing. We do our best, but 100 eyes tend to catch what 2 will miss.

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    Book it

    Da real thing. This level gets you a physical copy of Sound and Silence in full color, hardcover glory. Included at this level is a .pdf copy and access to the preview and edit doc as well.

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    Name that station!

    Name a small space station on the HSD system map, featured in Sound and Silence! This map is a prominent 2-page spread and has 30 slots available for people to name their own space stations. As long as the name is setting-appropriate and I approve it (we can work that out via email) this will allow you to have a printed name on the map to point to. The station name will also be featured in parenthesis by your backer name in the book, so people will know you came up with it! You'll be able to set a preference for which location you want. Naturally, you'll also be getting a hardcover and .pdf at this level.
    Peek at the in-progress map here: http://i.imgur.com/4OudjoT.png

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    Name that BIG station

    The system map in Sound and Silence features 10 unnamed Bluesky stations. These hulking structures are nearly 5 miles long and form enormous internal environments. With this purchase, you can claim one of the printed ones as your own, and name it accordingly (with a setting appropriate name, that is. I'm afraid Station mcStationface just isn't going to cut it). You'll be able to set a preference for which location you want. You'll also be getting a hardcover and .pdf at this level. Peek at the in-progress map here: http://i.imgur.com/4OudjoT.png

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    Insert character here

    In addition to a hardcover copy and .pdf, this will get your character into the book as a picture! In the past, these character pics have been one-off poses that are dropped into the formatting, but Sound and Silence has a more deliberate design aesthetic than that, so you'll be picking from a variety of pre-determined poses. The upside to this is that the picture you're in will be more inherently dynamic, as the book is already molded around it.
    In order to allow new backers to have a chance to get featured, anyone who has had a character image in a previous HSD title will not be allowed to select this teir until the kickstarter is 15 days old. After that, previous participants are welcome to come back and snag any remaining slots.

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    Back cover image

    This option gets you two hardcovers and your character in color on the back cover. In order to allow new backers to have a chance to get featured, anyone who has had a character image in a previous HSD title will not be allowed to select this tier until the kickstarter is 15 days old. After that, previous participants are welcome to come back and snag any remaining slots.

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