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Vanguard V is a fast-paced 3rd person rail shooter, designed for Virtual Reality headsets. Fly into the planet's core! Read more

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Vanguard V is a fast-paced 3rd person rail shooter, designed for Virtual Reality headsets. Fly into the planet's core!

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Vanguard V will be on these platforms
Vanguard V will be on these platforms
  • Oculus Rift (PC, OSX, Linux)
  • Project Morpheus for the PlayStation 4
  • Mobile VR (Android, iOS)
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Don't have VR yet?  Thats okay.  The VR demo has something for you too if you run it without a headset!  Also, there is a 2D dedicated demo here.  Make sure to try both demos!


Vanguard V 

is a fast action VR experience that takes you on a journey from the low orbit of our planet, down to the very core.  Designed for VR from day one, Vanguard V is a celebration of control, design, and amazing music.

Production of this title is a collaboration of eight team members.  Much of the talent was sourced from dedicated people in the reddit community. From voice acting to chip tune music, reddit has been instrumental in making this VR experience a reality.  The power of the internet is truly amazing.

Every backer gets access to the playable demo the same day they kick in.  You can try it out for yourself today!

  • Oculus DK1 Version for Windows / Mac
  • Oculus DK2 Verion for Windows (Mac version coming)
  • No VR?  There is something in the demo for you too ;)

You will also get access to a new Proton Pulse demo.  How cool is that?

We also accept Paypal Donations!  All donations go directly towards the stretch goals!
We also accept Paypal Donations! All donations go directly towards the stretch goals!

You can also follow us on Twitter

Check the Top 50 High Scores!
Check the Top 50 High Scores!

 CymaticBruce - "its so fun and simple to play"

RoadToVR - "Zero Transform Brings High Impact Arcade Action to Virtual Reality"

  • Vanguard V is an all-new Virtual Reality action game that takes the best aspects of flight and adventure.  Driven by music, story, and innovative VR design, Vanguard V is a celebration of gameplay to welcome Virtual Reality to the world.
  • You play as Qu, who has tracked the parasite menace from worlds afar and with the help of her A.I. companion, BiT, is fighting to save the planet's inhabitants from utter annihilation.  Fly in low orbit while re-entering the atmosphere, skim the waters of the ocean, dive into the tunnel from the initial impact and make your way to the center of the planet to exterminate the source of the parasite infestation.  Lock on with your VR targeting system and blast through the alien threat!

Vanguard V In-Depth

Virtual Reality 

is a new frontier.  I believe in VR so much that I'm risking everything, leaving a safe industry job and bringing together a small group of experienced game devs I've worked with in the past to create something that we're all passionate and excited to make.  

Going indie takes a lot of hard work.  You have to handle hardware, licensing, software, coding, everything.  With that responsibility comes the freedom to make a pure gaming experience that is only bound by your imagination and dedication.  

This is a game studio in the making.  A studio not only supportive, but dedicated to titles designed for VR from the very beginning of production.   We are comprised of a small group of industry veterans and a collection of talented individuals discovered through the wonders of the internet, that are all excited to bring you this fun and immersive title.

It is a joy and honor to create games for everyone to play.  With Virtual Reality soon to hit the masses, game developers have an opportunity to connect to the players in ways previously impossible.  I couldn't be more excited than I am right now to make games.

Beyond the foundation of the game's development - 3D art, design, and code, which is developed locally - the extra talent contributions have been made possible by reddit.  The voice work, script writing, cover art, and much of the music have been produced by individuals I recruited through reddit.  With reddit, I've found some fantastic talent who will help really bring this title to life.

The contributions you provide will fund the developers and the talent who, up until now, have all donated their time and energy without any financial gain.  While this is a great testament to how much we love and believe in this title, it's still a strong limiting factor on how far we can take the game's production.

But it's not just the cast and crew that believe in this project.  Sony and Oculus have been fantastic at ensuring that we have the tools and hardware that we need to bring great VR to the masses. 

It is our goal to have Vanguard V finished by the launch of the Sony Morpheus and Oculus Rift.

As much as we are lovers of games, we are also lovers of game MUSIC, new and old. We've assembled a team of considerable musical talent to produce a soundtrack that mixes the very best of new and old.

Turn Around - Composed by Jake Kaufman / Vocals by Jessie Seely

 Jake Kaufman 

A.K.A. Virt. You may already be familiar with Jake's music work on countless video game soundtracks, but did you also know he's got just as much experience as a sound effects designer? He has made thousands upon thousands of original sound effects for almost every project he's worked on, and will help craft VV's sonic landscape to fit perfectly with the music and visuals. 

http://virt.bandcamp.com

Dan Behrens

AKA Danimal Cannon, brings his lightning fast guitar work and metal-enhanced electronica to pump up the soundtrack.  An expert composer, performer, and all around sound man, Danimal loves to get in there, make great music, and leave the crowds begging for more!  He's also a master at mastering audio, bringing the love to our whole sound system.  Learn more at his site

http://danimalcannon.com/

Meganeko

is a newcomer to the game music scene, but he's got considerable talent and we are so happy to have him on the team!  His music is featured for the in-game music of our demo.  Check it out!  We are sure you'll be as impressed as we were!  You can find more information about MegaNeko on his bandcamp page located at 

http://meganeko.bandcamp.com/

We are so into the soundtrack that while the music is inspired and directed by the high level design of the game, the design of the levels themselves is inspired and directed by the music!  Every level in Vanguard V is a set duration and every action moves to the music.

Joey Groeneweg 

is the voice actor of BiT and screenwriter for Vanguard V.  

Joey picked up writing eight years ago while staying in Flagstaff, Arizona, home of the Northern Arizona University. Writing mainly, but not exclusively, stand-up comedy, he has performed in different venues all over The Netherlands and parts of the USA.

As impressionism is one of the main parts of his comedic repertoire, voice acting was a natural next step.  He has been doing voice acting for about a year now, and has had several roles in games, animations and radio plays.

Joey has been a gamer since twelve and would love to be able to combine his passion for games, writing and comedy and continue his career in this field.

Callyn Dorval

Is the voice actor of Qu for Vanguard V

Callyn has been involved with theatre from a young age, getting her start in stage work and community theatre. Her interest in voice acting began nearly two years ago, when she was inspired after attending a panel of voice actors for video games.

Since then, Callyn has been developing her craft with a focus in video game and animation character work. She has lent her voice to a number of animated projects and radio plays. As an avid video gamer, Callyn's dream is to help contribute her voice to this wonderful medium of storytelling."

Qu

is a mysterious flight suit pilot from a distant star system.  She has tracked the Parasites to our world after suffering their devastation first hand.  She is our last, best, hope for survival.

BiT - [Binocular interface Transmitter]

is Qu’s robotic companion. Non-biological, but highly intelligent, BiT also knows much of humanity. While more cynical than Qu, BiT is thankful that humanity has lived in peace, as he feels he has little in common with them and would rather avoid contact if possible. He oversees Qu and is her best friend and companion. He also is a part of her arsenal; he functions as a remote camera, giving Qu a tactical overview of her own situation from 3rd person while also providing information on Qu’s surroundings.

Parasites

Little is known about this threat to humanity. Initially thought to be a meteor on a near-collision course for Earth, it was classified as an unidentified space craft after it made minute course corrections to impact Earth directly. The orb buried itself inside the planet, hatching to release a vast colony of creatures that consume organic matter and replicate rapidly. The Parasites evolve and change constantly; they have many specialized adaptations, including the ability to escape Earth’s gravity and fly through space! While seemingly unintelligent, they are highly reactive to situations and detect Qu as a threat even before she makes it to Earth.

Every level in the game is geographically and thematically different, and some even have variations in the control style, with BIT changing his angle on the action as appropriate.  

The game starts in space as Qu makes the journey into the atmosphere while dodging debris and fighting against a swarm of alien parasites, but don't be mislead into believing that the entire game is space flight!  Vanguard V will take you on a trip through space, the lower atmosphere, skimming across the sea, and then diving into a huge chasm left by the alien 'meteor' that brought the parasite menace to our world.

Flying through underground caves and lavatubes will add a stark contrast to the earlier levels, and with every new environment the gameplay will be switched up, providing the player with a diverse set of challenges and mechanics.

Vanguard V eschews traditional controllers.  No longer do you have to know your controller or keyboard by feel as you attempt to navigate Virtual Reality.  Simply look in a direction, and Qu will move there!  Your view direction also controls the aiming cursor, which allows you to lock onto enemies, destroying them with your powerful homing lasers.

That isn't to say that there's not variety to what happens in the game.  Depending on circumstance, your weapon systems and control capabilities change.  In some levels, you'll be skating across the ocean, in others, you'll be on the inside of a lava tube, rotating as you fly.  Your weapons even change to fit the circumstances.  However, the base control scheme always remains intuitive.

  • $1 - You get the demo, now!  Your link to the demo will be messaged to you directly to your kickstarter inbox.
  • $8 - You get the Demo, Access to our 'Behind the Scenes' forum, and your name will be added to the end credits.
  • $16 - Early Backer Price - Voucher for Downloadable Copy of Vanguard V upon release, access to the forum and name in the credits.
  • $20 - Voucher for Downloadable Copy of Vanguard V upon release. Access to the forum, and name in the credits!
  • $24 - Digital copy of the Soundtrack plus Full Game, forum access and name in credits!
  • $32 - Twice the Fun! Get the digital copy of the game for you and a friend and you both get in the credits and two forum invites.
  • $80 - Green Metal Card - You get a thick anodized aluminum green collectors card thats signed by the team, and a custom green flare icon next to your online score submissions for anyone to see. These icons are stackable if you own more than one. You also get the digital copy of the game, soundtrack, credits, and forum access.
  • $80 - Blue Metal Card - You get a thick anodized aluminum blue collectors card thats signed by the team, and a custom blue flare icon next to your online score submissions for anyone to see. These icons are stackable if you own more than one. You also get the digital copy of the game, soundtrack, credits, and forum access.
  • $80 - Red Metal Card - You get a thick anodized aluminum red collectors card thats signed by the team, and a custom red flare icon next to your online score submissions for anyone to see. These icons are stackable if you own more than one. You also get the digital copy of the game, soundtrack, credits, and forum access.
  • $100 - Personalized Alpha Access - You get access to the alpha build of the game that includes your name in the title screen. Special access to the Alpha Tester section of the forum, full copy of game, digital soundtrack, credits, etc.
  • $150 - Wooden Laser cut and engraved 8GB USB stick includes a copy of the game, digital soundtrack, custom digital art, personalized alpha build, and you'll get a Wooden flare icon next to your online score submissions for everyone to see. Icons are stackable if you own more than one.
  • $512 - Gold Standard - You get a thick anodized aluminum golden-colored collectors card thats signed by the team, and a custom gold flare icon next to your online score submissions for anyone to see. You get the wooden engraved USB stick with the game and soundtrack, access to the forum and alpha testers section, name in credits, etc.
  • $1,024 - Platinum Edition. You get a very limited transparent red acrylic VR stand modeled after the main character's helmet. This stand holds almost any head mounted display and has a great weight to it to keep your HMD secure. In addition to the VR stand, you get a thick anodized aluminum platinum colored metal collectors card with unique art for the platinum cards that is signed by the team. You will also get your name in the special thanks section of the credits and a conference call over Skype to meet the team. Lastly, your name will be engraved on a metal plaque in our office as an honorary member. You also receive the beautiful laser cut wooden clock, the T-Shirt, the wooden USB flash drive with Vanguard V design, a digital copy of the game, custom digital art, the digital soundtrack, and access to the personalized alpha game and forum. This also includes a custom platinum flare icon next to your online score submissions for everyone to see. These icons are stackable if you own more than one.
Banana for scale
Banana for scale

With incredible community support we managed to clear out the stretch goals and include them in the base kickstarted goal.  Thank you so much to those who kicked in support.

The local team who puts it all together

Meet Justin:

Justin Moravetz is the Lead Developer and Founding Member of Zero Transform and was the primary creator of the previous VR title, Proton Pulse. Proton Pulse was originally a demo from the early days of Oculus Rift showcasing an arcade style game with intuitive headtracking control. Inspired by the initial spark of VR from the early 1990s, Proton Pulse has since then become a full-fledged game and is a love letter to that era.

Justin has recently departed his game production career of nearly 10 years where he worked on titles such as Syphon Filter Logan's Shadow, Resistance Retribution, Uncharted Golden Abyss and more, to pursue his dream of VR development. He believes VR is uncharted territory where new experiences are waiting to be invented. Dreams become reality and reality becomes dreams. He is also an avid chip tune composer, particle effects animator, and voider of warranties. His motto is "Good things come to those who wait. Great things come to those who pursue."

Meet Max:

Max is the host of the popular Youtube series, 'Cooking with Unity' where he helps people learn to make games with the Unity engine. He's an expert in the engine, and has over 10 years of professional game industry experience to draw from across over 10 shipped games worldwide, along with indie experience, having shipped more than 10 apps and games of his own across iOS and Android platforms.

Meet Athey:

Athey has worked professionally as a 3D production artist for more than 8 years, contributing character art for Syphon Filter Logan's Shadow, level art for Syphon Filter Dark Mirror, and Resistance Retribution, and general production art and character rigging for Uncharted Golden Abyss for the PSVita. For Vanguard V she has contributed the character modeling and rigging of Qu, Bit, and other assorted art needs.

Meet Jeffrey:

Jeffrey is a young and talented programmer that doesn't see much point in taking selfies, so here's his dog instead. Jeff is a programmer with experience ranging from games and tools to web application frameworks. He's worked on over 5 shipped projects and had a hand in several other programming related contracts throughout the industry.

Max, Justin, Jake, and Dan
Max, Justin, Jake, and Dan

The Budget

How are we going to put your contributions to use?  Well, we have a nice set of numbers for anyone who likes math.  It may not be artsy, but its still important.

Click to see the PDF
Click to see the PDF
See ya soon!
See ya soon!

Risks and challenges

We've been making games for a while. We have no illusions about where our talents and limitations are, and we've gone out of our way to ensure the scope of our project is completable on time and on budget, even if we get through this Kickstarter by the skin of our teeth. However, there's a few things to consider:

- VR is on its way, but we don't know for CERTAIN when. Our ship dates are based around best estimates for the commercial launch of the Oculus and Sony Morpheus VR systems. We won't let folks down though; we plan to release to early adopters and developers on time, even if the commercial product is not available. Rest assured, when your VR headset is on your head, our game will be ready for you!

- Some folks might be worried about whether or not we'll be able to handle the production of our high-tier items. We actually have partnered up with WarpZone Prints and they are ready to start producing sweet and high quality swag for everyone who chips in for it. We've pre-sourced all the materials for manufacturing and shouldn't run into problems.

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FAQ

  • Chrome flags apps that are unknown and from URLs that have had potential risks as potentially malicious. These files are hosted on Dropbox which is a very common hosting service. This results in a false positive when using google Chrome. There is a considerable amount of information online about chrome flagging files inappropriately and this happens to be the case with my demos as well.

    These demos are not malicious.

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  • The kickstarter messaging system isn't the most responsive. Sometimes I can get the links out in a minute, but other times kickstarter doesn't notify me for over an hour that there is a new backer. I'm pretty diligent so you'll get your demo for sure. If its been over a day, please message me directly and I'll get it sorted out.

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    THE DEMO MUSIC TRACKS - Every reward tier above this one will be private messaged a link to the lossless audio tracks available in the Vanguard V demo.

    You get:

    "Turn Around" and "Turn Around - Remix" from Jake Kaufman

    "Super Gamer Girl 3D" from MegaNeko

    "Cloud Chaser - Parasite Cluster Boss Battle" from Dan Behrens

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    Thank you, seriously! - A heart felt thank you from me and the team. Your name will be added to the end credits for your contribution.

    You also get access to our "behind the scenes" forum.

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    EARLY BACKER PRICE - You get a downloadable copy of Vanguard V. We're handing out 1,000 of these. You also get your name in the credits!

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    SOUNDTRACK BONUS - You get a voucher code for the game and you get the official soundtrack. Enjoy some of the best game music this side of VR.

    You will also get your name in the credits :)

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    2x THE FUN - Get a digital copy for you and your friend! You both get to get in the credits too! You also get two invites to the forum.

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    CHALLENGE ACCEPTED! - ONLY AVAILABLE IN THIS TIER - Work with our team to come up with a challenge for our own internal in-game achievement system that everyone can try to accomplish in the final game! Includes a copy of the game, the soundtrack access to the forum, and your name in the credits.

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    RED METAL CARD - You get a thick anodized aluminum red metal collectors card with the Vanguard V thats signed by the team and a custom red metal flare icon next to your online score submissions for anyone to see. These icons are stackable if you own more than one.

    You also get a digital copy of the game, the soundtrack, insert into the credits, and forum access.

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    GREEN METAL CARD - You get a thick anodized aluminum green metal collectors card with the Vanguard V thats signed by the team and a custom green metal flare icon next to your online score submissions for anyone to see. These icons are stackable if you own more than one.

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    BLUE METAL CARD - You get a thick anodized aluminum blue metal collectors card with the Vanguard V thats signed by the team and a custom blue metal flare icon next to your online score submissions for anyone to see. These icons are stackable if you own more than one.

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    WOODEN HMD STAND - - ONLY AVAILABLE IN THIS TIER - after Qu's helmet, this HMD stand can hold most any Head Mounted Display. Hold it flat or tilt it back, its nice and secure either way.

    Let your artistic mind go free and stylize it however you desire. This HMD stand comes raw and doesn't include staining or sealing. Its a beautifully laser cut canvas just waiting to be on display.

    Due to production costs, this will be very limited at this tier and DOES NOT include a copy of the game or the soundtrack, but I will include you in the credits and give you access to the forum.

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    SERIOUSLY, NOTHING BUT THE BOX - ONLY AVAILABLE IN THIS TIER -

    Only doing a handful of these because I know some people (including myself) don't feel secure enough having their DK2 in a cardboard box.

    This travel case, while raw, has a nice sent of firewood lingering inside. This box will not be stained or sealed. We use good wood so its still gorgeous and super handy. Like all the tiers, this box does not include the foam insert or handle. Simply use the ones from your DK2 box and you'll be set.

    You get access to the demos and you get the Laser Cut Wooden Travel Case.

    This does NOT include the game, soundtrack, neat HMD stands or limited edition cards. Just the box and demos access to the forum and your name in the credits.

    This will ship out starting in October of 2014.

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    PERSONALIZED ALPHA - You get access to the alpha build of the game that includes your name in the title screen. These will be one of a kind. You will also have access to an alpha tester section in the forum. Your name will be in the alpha testers section of the credits as well.

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    NAME DROP - ONLY AVAILABLE IN THIS TIER - You will be mentioned in the game by BiT or Qu during gameplay. Qu and BiT have a lot to talk about, why not be a part of their journey?

    This includes the soundtrack, a copy of the game, access to the forum and your name in the credits.

    This can only be done a small number of times so this reward tier will be limited.

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    WOODEN LASER CUT USB Edition - This is a classy wooden laser cut USB flash drive featuring Vanguard V design. This beautiful USB device will include a copy of the game , digital soundtrack, custom digital art, and personalized alpha access to the game and forum.

    You will also get a custom wooden flare icon next to your online score submissions for everyone to see. These icons are stackable if you own more than one.

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    I'LL TAKE THE BOX, THE BOX! - You took the box. Lets see whats in the box! Unlike the misfortune of Ms. Weaver you will get some awesome stuff in that box.

    The USB Stick, a copy of Vanguard V, the soundtrack, a personalized alpha and access to the alpha section of the forum.

    However, this does NOT include the HMD stand.

    Like all the tiers, this box does not include the foam insert or handle. Simply use the ones from your DK2 box and you'll be set. Due to the complexity of production, these will be limited at this reward tier.

    We won't keep you waiting though. The box (and only the box) will be shipping out in October of 2014 for your DK2. Everything else will be released in tandem with the game's release.

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    GOLD STANDARD AND WOODEN CLOCK - You receive a beautiful Laser Cut custom wall mounted wooden clock, an amazing T-Shirt, a thick anodized aluminum gold colored metal collectors card with unique art for the gold cards that is signed by the team, a classy wooden laser cut USB flash drive with the Vanguard V design, digital copy of the game, custom digital art, the digital soundtrack, and the personalized alpha game and access to the alpha section of the forum.

    This also includes The Laser Cut Wooden Travel Case. The case ships out October of 2014. Everything else will be released around the game's launch. Like all the tiers, this box does not include the foam insert or handle. Simply use the ones from your DK2 box and you'll be set.

    This does NOT include the HMD stand.

    You will also get a custom golden flare icon next to your online score submissions for everyone to see. These icons are stackable if you own more than one.

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    THE PROTON PACK - GET READY GO!

    Proton Pulse was the demo that started my journey into the world of VR and I am forever grateful for the experiences it has given me. Developing this title gave me the courage to go independent and dedicate myself to making VR 100%.

    This tier includes the travel case made out of stained laser cut wood. Sealed and finished to perfection. This box fits perfectly with your DK2 foam insert so you no longer have to be bound by cardboard for protection. Simply move the foam and handle from your DK2 cardboard box and insert it into this piece of art. The pinnacle of technology meets natural beauty in harmony. A custom laser etched message will be on every box only available for this tier and above.

    Inside, you will find a shirt with Qu and Bit laser etched gently into a 100% cotton T-Shirt. Is there anything lasers can’t do? I think not!

    This also includes the USB drive, a copy of Vanguard V, the soundtrack, and loaded with additional art.

    This also includes the wooden clock of Qu holding BiT by the moon.

    But why is it called the Proton Pack? Because it will also include a copy of Proton Pulse and the energetic soundtrack from Justin Moravetz [Rave-TZ], Dan Behrens [Danimal Cannon], and Jake Kaufman [Virt]. This game is currently ready to go at the launch of VR on the respective platforms. While I can’t sell it before then, nothing says that I can’t hand out reserved seats.

    Inside the Wooden Travel Case you will find a transparent HMD Stand ready to hold your VR headsets. This stand is made from laser cut acrylic, thick and heavy. Its designed from Qu's helmet and holds most any HMD. You can see the OLED greatness though the crystal clear acrylic when your HMD is turned on. Each one will have the game logo and production number engraved on a small section in the acrylic so no two will be alike.

    You will also get next to your online scores a Proton Pulse flare icon for everyone to see. These icons are stackable if you have more than one. Lastly, you get a personalized alpha build, access to the alpha section of the online forum and your name in the credits of Vanguard V.

    Only offering a limited set of these.

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    PLATINUM EDITION - You get a very limited transparent red VR stand modeled after the main character's head. This stand holds almost any head mounted display and has a great weight to it to keep your HMD secure.

    In addition to the VR stand, you get a thick anodized aluminum platinum colored metal collectors card with unique art for the platinum cards that is signed by the team. You will also get your name in the special thanks section of the credits and a conference call over Skype to meet the team. Lastly, your name will be engraved on a metal plaque in our office as an honorary member.

    You also receive the beautiful laser cut wooden clock, the T-Shirt, the wooden USB flash drive with Vanguard V design, a digital copy of the game, custom digital art, the digital soundtrack, and access to the personalized alpha game and forum. This also includes a custom platinum flare icon next to your online score submissions for everyone to see. These icons are stackable if you own more than one.

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    Pledge $1,024 or more
    About $1,024 USD

    1 backer

    PROTON PLATINUM EDITION - You get a very limited transparent red VR stand modeled after the main character's head. This stand holds almost any head mounted display and has a great weight to it to keep your HMD secure.

    In addition to the VR stand, you get a thick anodized aluminum platinum colored metal collectors card with unique art for the platinum cards that is signed by the team.

    You will also get your name in the special thanks section of the credits and a conference call over Skype to meet the team.

    Your name will be engraved on a metal plaque in our office as an honorary member.

    You also receive the beautiful laser cut wooden clock, the T-Shirt, the wooden USB flash drive with Vanguard V design, a digital copy of the game, custom digital art, the digital soundtrack, and access to the personalized alpha game and forum. This includes a custom platinum flare icon next to your online score submissions for everyone to see. These icons are stackable if you own more than one.

    Oh, did I mention you also get the Laser Cut VR travel case with a personalized message specifically for you laser etched directly into the wood, Proton Pulse, and its soundtrack? Pretty sure I did. :)

    Heck, you can have the wooden and the clear HMD stands as well. You already get the limited red one, but seeing how much you love VR you may have a need for more.

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    Pledge $10,000
    About $10,000 USD

    0 backers Limited (8 left of 8)

    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER - Stay in the wonderful city of Bend, Oregon and be part of the game production as an honorary member of the team. You will get up to a week with the crew to see VR magic in the making, the sites of Central Oregon, and have your name in the opening and ending credits as Executive Producer.

    You will also receive everything in the platinum reward tier and a metal business card with your name and title as EXECUTIVE PRODUCER.

    (Travel and lodging expenses are not included.)

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Funding period

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