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A documentary film about the groundbreaking video game Shenmue and the impact it had on the gaming community.
A documentary film about the groundbreaking video game Shenmue and the impact it had on the gaming community.
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    Well Wishes and Thanks from our team

    For your support, you’ll receive a blast of good vibes from the filmmaking team that may or may not have secret access to A Gamer’s Journey.

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    ***LETS GET SWEATY***

    You have faith that we can make a great documentary? Awesome! Select this perk to snag a digital download copy of the film.

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    ***I SHOULD BUY ANOTHER...***

    DVD copy of the movie + name in end credits as a backer

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    ***EARLY BACKER SPECIAL***

    First 150 backers can secure their copy of a signed Blu ray special edition from filmmakers +bonus content+ custom drawn 8.5x11 poster print+ name in credits as a backer

    *INCLUDES content unlocked via stretch goals*

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    ***YEA! A WINNING CAN***

    Signed Blu ray special edition from filmmakers +bonus content +custom drawn 8.5x11 poster print+ name in credits as a backer.

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    *** LUCKY HIT ***

    Backers pledging $50 or more will receive a signed Blu-ray special edition from filmmakers PLUS a digital copy of Power of Greyskull: The Definitive History of He-man and the Master of the Universe.

    + bonus content+ custom drawn 8.5x11 poster print+ name in credits as a backer

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    *** THE THREE BLADES ***

    A photo mosaic of Shenmue fans will be incorporated into the box art of the blu ray version of the film, either as the main image on the front or back cover. The image will be decided later but we want it to be composed of true Shenmue fans. Select this perk to guarantee yourself as part of that image!

    +Signed Blu ray special edition from filmmakers + bonus content+ custom drawn 8.5x11 poster print+ name in credits as a backer

    *INCLUDES content unlocked via stretch goals*

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    ***DARKSIDE HAZUKI***

    Appear in a PHOTO during the end credit segment where you can show off your Shenmue collection!

    +Signed Blu ray special edition from filmmakers +bonus content + custom drawn 8.5x11 poster print+ name in credits as a backer +appear in photo mosaic

    *INCLUDES content unlocked via stretch goals*

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    *** WHAT COULD BE ON THESE TAPES? ***

    FAN SPOTLIGHT

    Have a cellphone, DLSR, or other video camera? Want to have your video in the bonus features section? Well this perk is for you!

    Submit your video talking passionately about Shenmue or share a story about how the game had a positive impact on your life. We will create a fan compilation and include it as a segment in the special features.

    There are tons of stories out there and we want to hear yours!

    Signed Blu ray special edition from filmmakers + bonus content+ custom drawn 8.5x11 poster print+ name in credits as a backer+appear in photo mosaic.

    *INCLUDES content unlocked via stretch goals*

    *videos must be no more than 3 minutes*

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    *** THE 4 WUDE***

    Appear in a 30 second VIDEO segment in the end credits where you can share your favourite Shenmue memory or what the series has meant to you after all these years.

    ***because the end credits must be kept to a certain length we can only offer this perk 15 people***

    Signed Blu ray special edition from filmmakers + bonus content+ custom drawn 8.5x11 poster print+ name in credits as a backer+appear in photo mosaic

    *INCLUDES content unlocked via stretch goals*

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    ***LIKE A POLISHED MIRROR***

    A signed copy of the film sounds great and all, but hey, wouldn't you rather have the autograph of someone who played a part in the creation of the actual video game?

    If you said "yes" we've got great news!

    YU SUZUKI, father of Shenmue and many other great games, will sign a limited number of copies of the special edition blu ray.

    + custom drawn 8.5x11 poster print+ bonus content+ name in credits as a backer + appear in photo mosaic+ appear in a photo in the end credits.

    *INCLUDES content unlocked via stretch goals*

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    ***BIG BRONZE MEDAL ***

    Select this perk if you have ever wanted to point at your television and shout "Hey, thats me!" during the opening credit sequence of a film.

    Your name will be displayed in the "Special Thanks" section of the opening credits for all to see.

    +Signed special edition from Yu Suzuki + custom drawn 8.5x11 poster print+ bonus content+ name in credits as a backer + appear in photo mosaic+ appear in photo segment of end credits

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    Pledge CA$ 1,200 or more About US$ 898

    *** BIG SILVER MEDAL***

    Two generous backers will receive a private link of an early build of the documentary so they can offer suggestions and help build the narrative.

    +Special thanks in opening credits+signed special edition from Yu Suzuki + custom drawn 8.5x11 poster print+ bonus content+ name in credits as a backer + appear in photo mosaic+ appear in photo segment of end credits

    *INCLUDES content unlocked via stretch goals*

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    Pledge CA$ 2,000 or more About US$ 1,496

    ***BIG GOLD MEDAL***

    We have something special up for grabs for the ultimate collector.

    We will bring along a working Sega Dreamcast when we go to Japan and have it signed by Yu Suzuki and as many members of the development crew as we can. Photos of our journey will be included to prove that the autographs are %100 authentic. We will then ship it to you once we are back from Tokyo so you can proudly display it and be the envy of Shenmue fans everywhere!

    +Private link to first draft+special thanks credit +signed special edition from Yu Suzuki + custom drawn 8.5x11 poster print+ bonus content+ name in credits as a backer + appear in photo mosaic+ appear in photo segment of end credits

    *INCLUDES content unlocked via stretch goals*

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