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Hardcover reprint of the KS-funded Enhanced Edition of Service Games - The most complete History of Sega available!
Hardcover reprint of the KS-funded Enhanced Edition of Service Games - The most complete History of Sega available!
87 backers pledged $6,549 to help bring this project to life.

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Thanks to supporters like you, we funded a complete overhaul of the history of SEGA in November of 2012. We were able to provide backers with digital, softcover, and hardcover editions of the finished book, but unfortunately the color hardcovers were painfully expensive due to small numbers we needed. This Kickstarter is here to solve that.

Things this Kickstarter will help do:

1) Bulk order the color hardcover so we can bring the prices down. (480 pages with color is an expensive book!)

2) Allow us to complete a professional audiobook version so we can provide the book for people with reading or visual disabilities (or people who just prefer audiobooks!).

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How else can I help?

Want to help support us but don't want a hardcover copy or simply don't want to wait? Buy a softcover or e-book!

Use this link to get the monochrome paperback: http://goo.gl/4CV4sW

Use this link to get the color paperback: http://goo.gl/5GSDTo

Use this link to get the Kindle e-book edition: http://goo.gl/4Ght0G

The book is also available internationally on all Amazon sites worldwide, as well as on iTunes and Google Play!

iTunes: http://goo.gl/vnGLYs

Google Play Store: http://goo.gl/rTXTjb

Google Play edition includes scanned pages!
Google Play edition includes scanned pages!

About our Rewards:

$1 - Every dollar counts. Thanks for helping us achieve our goals!

$6-7 - Get the e-book in a variety of formats that you can use on almost every device. The least expensive way to get the book yourself!

$20 - An awesome shirt that any retro fan would love. Available in all sizes! Also includes e-book edition.

Add $20 to any reward level to get this awesome T-Shirt! (+$5 for international)
Add $20 to any reward level to get this awesome T-Shirt! (+$5 for international)

$30 - Get our original monochrome softback with your own custom cover! Send us a cover and we'll send you a custom book. (13.625 x 9.5in, 1/4 inch cut all around, 1.125in spine) Hopefully something the insides won't feel judged over? Also includes our e-book!

$75-$90 - Get the definitive history of Sega in its definitive format: hardback! The reprint contains 480 pages of full-color goodness. Also includes our e-book!

$300 - Get the original-backer hardback book signed by all four original authors! These are the same books that we gave our authors and will NEVER be reprinted! You also get the $75-$90 rewards and the $20 reward. That's a total of two hardbacks, an eBook, and the T-shirt!

$600 - Get TEN (10) copies of the hardcover reprint! Great for re-sellers.

We are teaming up with the same printing company we successfully used in our last Kickstarter to produce library quality books. These are quality books and are made to last a long time. All will be in full color.

Stretch Goals?

$7000: In addition to the printed hardcover casing on the book, we will also add a Dust Jacket to all reprint copies ordered... no additional charge! This is something we weren't able to offer before and would love to add it in now.

$7500: All backers $20 and above: Everyone will get limited edition 4x6 Service Games promo card mailed to them. Frame it, share it, whatever you want!

All backers $75 and above: Each book will get a limited edition Service Games bookmark included inside! Use it while you read the book, but then bring it with you and make every book you read more awesome.

All backers $300 and above: Each backer will get a very limited edition 11 x 17 inch Service Games poster. This will be a very small printing so you'll be one of the coolest (and most unique) kids on the block! Also very useful for business backers to help promote the book.

Beyond that? You tell us! Let us know in the comments!

Risks and challenges

The complete text design work is already done so, once we receive the pledges, we can order the books. Once they arrive, which can take 7-21 days, we can start sending out the books. Barring any delays in receiving the orders, everything should be sent out in May at the latest.

The audio version will take a few months to complete due to the nature of recording, but we'll do our best to get it done right away! Producing a quality product is our goal here, but we want to get it done ASAP.

As always we will keep you, our backers, updated on our progress.

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    CUSTOM COVER: Personalize your copy with your own design! Design you own cover and get it printed on our b/w softback book. Add more copies at $20 each.

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    SUPER EARLY BACKER: Reprint version of the color Hardcover print edition. Includes all the content from the Enhanced version. Also includes the e-book edition to read immediately!

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    EARLY H/C BACKER: Reprint version of the color Hardcover print edition. Includes all the content from the Enhanced version. Also includes the e-book edition to read immediately!

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    SEMI-EARLY H/C BACKER: Reprint version of the color Hardcover print edition. Includes all the content from the Enhanced version. Also includes the e-book edition to read immediately!

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    ULTIMATE BACKER: Signed copy of the ORIGINAL BACKER EDITION color hardback, signed by all four authors. This is the exact same book that the authors received. Also includes all the rewards from the $90 level and a T-shirt!

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