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A writer artificial intelligence with which you play to write the best stories!  Back it to own mini-stories, copyright and all, and have your name appear alongside the one(s) you own!!

Mini-story supplies are limited. Requests are granted on a first come first served basis.

2019 MAY

The Technology Behind H2O, in Two Minutes:

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"Absolutely loving this. Even the promo material was artwork; it all resonates so well and is in a wonderful format. You're truly an artist, and the fruits of your labor were certainly worth every painstakingly beautiful line of code. This is marvelous."

-- Our first independent backer to request a mini-story

To learn even more, please visit:  http://aeiouf.com/H2O/About.html 

Risks and challenges

The release could be delayed by up to one month. That is, only in the unlikely event we encounter any snags with this reservation process. The good news is the production is already "there." We're just putting your names in. I've been working off hours on the technology behind H2O for twenty years. My day job was programming algorithms at places like NCSA and NASA. We have made some batches of reservations already without issues. I just wanted to be upfront and honest with everyone, myself especially, about this potential risk.

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    PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS

    Access to project promotional materials.

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    THE GAME AND YOUR OWN MINI-STORY

    The game
    H2O: A Drop in the Ocean
    featuring over 1,500 mini-stories (*).

    Your very own mini-story within the game (**). Own a piece of the first reality editing machine game! Besides being good for a half hour of personalized play, the unique story you are assigned will always show your attribution for anyone playing it. So tell your friends!

    Access to H2O-unordered and to project promotional materials as at the $2 pledge level.

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    YOUR OWN MINI-STORY

    It's like the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Only, the star with your name? It's beside the part of the story you own. Just tell the writer artificial intelligence your name. Play to see it! Tell your friends!!

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    THE WRITER AI AND THREE MINI-STORIES

    The writer artificial intelligence
    H2O: A Drop in the Ocean
    featuring over 1,500 mini-stories.

    Three mini-stories within H2O. Audiences access each mini-story multiple ways, as part of one or more larger stories. This represents three hours of personalized play. Explore your stories and their relation to each other and to the larger story space.

    NOTE: "game" and "writer AI" and "Reality Editing Machine" and "Own Your Choice Adventure" were used synonymously in these reward descriptions. It was only as we were talking to people we realized "writer AI" captured best what this experience actually is in the terms audiences would understand most readily. Understandably, we couldn't adjust the rewards descriptions once we already had backers. But there you have it. Also, there is no longer a $2 pledge level. H2O-unordered is freely accessible. We sincerely apologize for any confusion. Doing our best, this is all very new!

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    THREE MINI-STORIES

    Why own just one mini-story? Three's way more fun! Your name will appear next to each. Tell the writer artificial intelligence, it'll help you play them all.

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    OWN YOUR CHOICE MINI-STORY

    Being a distinguished supporter entitles you, on a first come, first served basis, to pick a mini-story. Pick your own choice mini-story to be yours (****). Participate, at this level, in the first Own Your Choice adventure!

    Everything from the $20 pledge level for a total of three stories, including one chosen by you and two randomly assigned to you.

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    OWN YOUR CHOICE MINI-STORY

    You get to pick! Use the ordering system to select a mini-story to call your own. Tell us which one you want, and it's yours. Plus, we throw in two you didn't pick. When you introduce yourself to the writer artificial intelligence, tell it we sent you. Have fun playing!

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    DELUXE LOGIC GUIDE

    Everything from the previous reward level, plus a deluxe logic guide application. Tour the labrynthine story space with insight into what may happen and why. Help the computer make the very best stories. Now you're in complete control!

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    YOUR NAME IN THE OPENING CREDITS

    Your name in the opening credits. Whenever H2O starts, the name you provide is among those names shown. With immediate access to this name that you provided, your mini-stories may be most easily found.

    The H2O: A Drop in the Ocean Handbook. The official complete companion to this powerful work of art.

    Do you want the sourcerer’s big picture? This deluxe logic guide is for the super fan. Powerful search filtering illuminates both targeted and comprehensive paths through the story space. Then tour with full knowledge through the stories of H2O.

    Everything from the $25 pledge level.

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    YOUR NAME DISPLAYS WHENEVER H2O STARTS

    Your name in the opening credits. For all to see. Hey, you know what they say. If it's more easy to see your name, it's more easy to play your mini-stories! Plus, everything from the previous reward level.

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    YOUR OWN WRITING IN THE H2O WRITER AI

    Your own piece of writing to appear in H2O: A Drop in the Ocean. I will consult with you via email not to exceed a couple of hours. I reserve the right to final edit and to say where within the story space of H2O that the writing goes. Everything from the previous pledge level.

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    YOUR OWN MINI-EXPERIENCE IN THE PRODUCT

    Your own experience within the experience. This includes several hours of consultation via email correspondence, and your name on this mini-experience in the final work. You tell me what you would like to happen; I will work to write and code it. I reserve the right to final edit.

    Everything from the $100 pledge level.

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