First off: thanks! We're making steady progress at more than 30% of the way there.
We had a hard time coming up with rewards before the campaign started, but now that it's rolling, the creative juices are flowing. Which is to say: we have our first new reward!
We've been making sci-fi movies for the past seven years here in Toronto, and consequently visualizing the future here a lot. So we've put them together in a 2015 calendar called FALLEN TORONTO as a new reward. If you live here you can shiver in nameless dread the year round, and if you live elsewhere you can revel in schadenfreude at the fall of our socialist den of iniquity.
Some months feature the work of HAPHEAD's brilliant 3D artist, Mathew Borrett, like this one that reminds us that winter is coming... the beautiful and terrible winter...
And Terry Lau's graphic design warns us of the peculiar dangers after the 2026 mutant spider infestation.
A Glitch in the Mayoral Matrix
In the calendar, beyond the usual holidays and such we've added events of note such as the CN TOWER COLLAPSE (2032) and DEAMALGAMATION DAY (2019).
We're having a bit of trouble with October 27th, however.
It keeps randomly fluctuating between FORD NATION ALLEGIANCE BBQ and ELECTION DAY. I guess until us Torontonians decide our future this Monday, these timelines will be unstable.
As an asian female, candidate Olivia Chow would obviously be playing the part of our mayor in a sci-fi story.
Vote Utopian! Vote Chow!
Yes, Yes, But How Much For the Calendar?
The calendar bundled with the digital show and all the extras is $30, and bundled with the physical format of your choice plus extras is $50. It's easy to change your reward if that sounds good -- just go here and click “Manage Your Pledge” -- and the calendar's been automatically added to the $100+ tiers. Feel free to get in touch if you have questions!
Also new, since you're still reading, bless your heart: for $500 you can be an EPISODE PATRON and get your name on its very own screen in the credits. There's only eight of them and Salim Abou Jaoude got the first one yesterday.
And thanks to those of you who tweeted for us! Have put a template below in case you feel like tweetin' some more. And you can Like us on Facebook, if you do.
Jim Munroe, on behalf of the HAPHEAD team
The @haphead Kickstarter just added a post-apocalyptic pin-up calendar reward called FALLEN TORONTO: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1453845642/haphead-a-near-future-videogame-subculture-webseri #winteriscoming