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Random Encounter will be York's first ever pop culture cafe. Pause reality in our one of a kind social hub for anyone who's game!
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    Pledge £1 or more About $2

    Thanks for playing !!!

    Thank you so much for helping us make Random Encounter a reality!
    Also included is our monthly newsletter that includes up to date info on Random Encounter events and happenings as well as exclusive offers and the biggest pop culture news!

    Includes:
    • A HUGE Thank You!
    • Monthly Newsletter!
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    Pledge £5 or more About $7

    All-Star Wall plus a drink on us!

    All £5 and up backers make it onto our All-Star wall!
    An opportunity to be part of Random Encounter history by having your name immortalized on our glorious All-Star Wall!
    Plus, we'll email you a ticket for one free drink to redeem when you come visit us!
    You'll also receive our snazzy monthly newsletter!

    Includes:
    • All-Star Wall!
    • Free Drink e-Ticket
    • Monthly Newsletter!
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    Pledge £10 or more About $14

    A Random Encounter!

    The full Random Encounter experience -
    Free drink + free snack + goodie bag during your first visit!
    The goodie bag is exclusive to Kickstarter backers and will include badges, stickers and postcards
    Plus your name on the All-Star Wall and monthly newsletter

    Includes:
    • A Random Encounter Coupon
    • All-Star Wall!
    • Monthly Newsletter!
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    Pledge £15 or more About $20

    A Random Encounter for two!

    Have a unique first date or a fun filled catch up with a buddy - Enjoy a Random Encounter for two!
    Any 2 drinks + any 2 snacks + 2 goodie bags during your first visit!
    Plus All-Star Wall and monthly newsletter

    Includes:
    • A Random Encounter Coupon
    • All-Star Wall!
    • Monthly Newsletter!
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    Limited 9 backers
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    Pledge £15 or more About $20

    Name Our Video Game Consoles!

    Random Encounter will have all your favourite gaming systems, old and new, for people to enjoy - and you can name one of them*!
    At launch the consoles we have will be as follows -
    + PS1 +PS2 +PS3 +N64 +NES +SNES +MEGADRIVE +PS4 +XBOX ONE +WII U +SWITCH +DREAMCAST
    Plus your name on the All-Star Wall, a free drink and our monthly newsletter

    *Consoles will be named at a first come first serve basis and the name's must be approved by us

    Includes:
    • Limited Edition Random Encounter Enamel Pin Badge
    • Name a Video Game Console
    • Free Drink e-Ticket
    • All-Star Wall!
    • Monthly Newsletter!
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    Pledge £25 or more About $33

    Super Backer Pack

    A super amount of loot for a super backer like you!
    Ltd. Edition Random Encounter Enamel Pin + A Random Encounter Coupon.
    Plus your name on the All-Star Wall and our monthly newsletter

    Includes:
    • Limited Edition Random Encounter Enamel Pin Badge
    • A Random Encounter Coupon
    • All-Star Wall!
    • Monthly Newsletter!
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    2 backers
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    Pledge £30 or more About $40

    Exclusive Random Encounter T-Shirt

    A one-of-a-kind T-Shirt by our professional graphic designer
    Pick one of 2 designs!
    Plus Random Encounter Coupon, your name on the All-Star Wall and our monthly newsletter

    Includes:
    • Exclusive Random Encounter T-Shirt
    • A Random Encounter Coupon
    • All-Star Wall!
    • Monthly Newsletter!
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    Pledge £35 or more About $46

    Name Something on our Menu!

    We're going to be selling a whole bunch of different food and drink at Random Encounter and we're letting you name something on our menu!
    Once our menu is finalized we will send you a copy and you can name whatever food or drink item you would like!*
    The namer will then be entitled to 10% off that item for as long as it's on our menu!

    *Name must be approved by us!

    PLUS your name on the All-Star Wall and our monthly newsletter

    Includes:
    • Name Something on our Menu!
    • All-Star Wall!
    • Monthly Newsletter!
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    Pledge £40 or more About $53

    MVB - Most Valuable Backer Membership

    *Kickstarter Exclusive Membership*
    Our standard membership will need to be renewed annually but MVB members are for LIFE!
    MVB Membership includes -
    + Free entry to all our events and priority booking to limited space events plus access to members only events
    + 10% off food and drink
    + Point reward system
    + Exclusive Members Discord Chat
    All included on one great looking membership card
    Plus your name on the All-Star Wall and our monthly newsletter

    Includes:
    • Kickstarter Exclusive MVB Membership Card
    • Random Encounter Goodie Bag
    • Monthly Newsletter!
    • All-Star Wall!
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    10 backers
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    Pledge £45 or more About $59

    Ultra Backer Pack

    An Ultra amount of loot for a ultra backer like you!
    A one of a kind watercolour painting of your favorite pop culture character - painted by professional illustrator and Random Encounter co-founder Ellen Stubbings! + Ltd. Edition Random Encounter Enamel Pin + A Random Encounter coupon that will get you 1 free drink+ 1 food item and goodie bag during your first visit!
    Plus your name on the All-Star Wall and our monthly newsletter

    Includes:
    • One-of-a-kind pop culture character watercolour painting
    • Limited Edition Random Encounter Enamel Pin Badge
    • A Random Encounter Coupon
    • All-Star Wall!
    • Monthly Newsletter!
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    Limited 7 backers
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    Pledge £60 or more About $79

    MVB Membership & T-Shirt

    Our Kickstarter Exclusive Most Valuable Backer Membership &
    A one-of-a-kind T-Shirt by our professional graphic designer (Pick one of 2 designs!)
    Plus your name on the All-Star Wall and our monthly newsletter

    Includes:
    • Kickstarter Exclusive MVB Membership Card
    • Exclusive Random Encounter T-Shirt
    • All-Star Wall!
    • Monthly Newsletter!
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    0 backers
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    Pledge £60 or more About $79

    Power-Up Cup & MVB Membership

    Two Kickstarter Exclusives in one - Our Power-Up Cup - One of a kind mug with one of a kind power - Bring it with you on your Random Encounter trip to get your first hot drink free! As well as our Most Valuable Backer Membership
    Plus your name on the All-Star Wall and our monthly newsletter

    Includes:
    • Power-Up Cup
    • Kickstarter Exclusive MVB Membership Card
    • All-Star Wall!
    • Monthly Newsletter!
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    2 backers
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    Pledge £80 or more About $105

    MVB Memership, Power-Up Cup & T-Shirt

    Three of our Kickstarter exclusive item in one handy package - Our Most Valuable Backer Membership + A one-of-a-kind T-Shirt by our professional graphic designer (Pick one of 2 designs!) + Power-Up Cup
    Plus your name on the All-Star Wall and our monthly newsletter

    Includes:
    • Kickstarter Exclusive MVB Membership Card
    • Exclusive Random Encounter T-Shirt
    • Power-Up Cup
    • All-Star Wall!
    • Monthly Newsletter!
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    Pledge £125 or more About $164

    Mega Backer Pack

    A Mega amount of loot for a mega backer like you!
    Five of our Kickstarter exclusive items - Our Most Valuable Backer Membership + A one-of-a-kind T-Shirt by our professional graphic designer (Pick one of 2 designs!) + Power-Up Cup + A one of a kind watercolour painting of your favorite pop culture character - painted by professional illustrator and Random Encounter co-founder Ellen Stubbings! + Ltd. Edition Random Encounter Enamel Pin!
    Plus Random Encounter goodie bag, your name on the All-Star Wall and our monthly newsletter

    Includes:
    • Kickstarter Exclusive MVB Membership Card
    • Exclusive Random Encounter T-Shirt
    • Limited Edition Random Encounter Enamel Pin Badge
    • One-of-a-kind pop culture character watercolour painting
    • Power-Up Cup
    • Random Encounter Goodie Bag
    • All-Star Wall!
    • Monthly Newsletter!
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    Limited 3 backers
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    Pledge £250 or more About $327

    Fan of the Month

    Have your say in Random Encounter's happenings for one month, including -
    + Choose 2 events, competitions and/or tournaments E.G. Smash Bros Tournament, Bad Movie Night, TCG swap meet, X-Wing Tournament, Doctor Who Fan Social etc.
    + Any other events held during your month will be free entry
    + 1 Film Screening of your choice
    + Pick the monthly Comic Book club title
    + 1 free day pass per week for your month
    + Food and drink discount

    PLUS MVB Membership, Power-Up Cup, Goodie Bag, your name on the All-Star Wall and our monthly newsletter

    Includes:
    • Fan of the Month
    • Kickstarter Exclusive MVB Membership Card
    • Power-Up Cup
    • Random Encounter Goodie Bag
    • All-Star Wall!
    • Monthly Newsletter!
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    Limited 0 backers
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    Pledge £500 or more About $653

    Random Encounter Party!

    A private Random Encounter party experience for you and up to 14 friends/colleagues/relatives -
    From 7pm till late you'll have the whole Random Encounter to yourselves and includes -
    - Free play on our video game consoles/board games for the evening
    - Screenings of films/TV shows of choice throughout the evening
    - 1 organised gaming tournament of choice with prizes
    - 1 free drink per person
    - 1 free food item per person
    - 1 goodie back per person
    Ain't no party like a Random Encounter Party!
    Plus your name on the All-Star Wall and our monthly newsletter

    Includes:
    • Random Encounter Party!
    • All-Star Wall!
    • Monthly Newsletter!
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    Pledge £1,000 or more About $1,306

    Platinum Membership

    Legendary Ultimate AAA Platinum S-Rank Top Tier Membership Or 'Platinum' Membership for short
    + Become an honorary member of the Random Encounter Team!
    A super exclusive, one of a kind membership that will never be offered again!
    Perfect for anyone who really wants to get involved with Random Encounter!
    + 20% off our shop
    + 40% food and drink
    + Create one regular event*
    ++ One annual film screening of your choice*
    + One annual tournament/competition of your choice*
    + One annual Comic Book Club pick of your choice*
    + Priority booking and free entry to our events as well as members only events
    + Double points
    + Birthday Gift
    + Members only Discord Chat

    Plus all other physical rewards!

    *must be approved by us

    Includes:
    • Platinum Membership
    • Exclusive Random Encounter T-Shirt
    • Limited Edition Random Encounter Enamel Pin Badge
    • One-of-a-kind pop culture character watercolour painting
    • Power-Up Cup
    • Random Encounter Goodie Bag
    • All-Star Wall!
    • Monthly Newsletter!
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    Pledge £2,000 or more About $2,612

    Platinum Membership for two & party

    Our super exclusive, one of a kind membership that will never be offered again - But or two awesome people!
    Perfect for a couple who want to get fully involved in Random Encounter!
    Plus throw a Random Encounter party!

    Plus plus all other physical rewards!

    Includes:
    • Platinum Membership
    • Platinum Membership (X2)
    • Random Encounter Party!
    • Random Encounter T-Shirt (X2)
    • Power-Up Cup (X2)
    • Exclusive Random Encounter T-Shirt
    • Ltd. Edition Enamel Pin Badge (X2)
    • Limited Edition Random Encounter Enamel Pin Badge
    • Watercolour Painting (X2)
    • Random Encounter Goodie Bag (X2)
    • All-Star Wall! (X2)
    • Monthly Newsletter! (X2)
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    Pledge £20 or more About $27

    Unique pop culture painting!

    A one of a kind watercolour painting of your favorite pop culture character - painted by professional illustrator and Random Encounter co-founder Ellen Stubbings!
    Be it a blue hedgehog, superhero, Disney princess or even your D&D OC - We can guarantee you'll fall in love with your character of choice all over again!
    Plus your name on the All-Star Wall, a free drink and our monthly newsletter

    Includes:
    • One-of-a-kind pop culture character watercolour painting
    • Free Drink e-Ticket
    • All-Star Wall!
    • Monthly Newsletter!
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    Reward no longer available 10 backers
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    Pledge £350 or more About $458

    Name Our Coffee Machine

    Coffemachiney Mccoffeemachineface?
    We will allow you to name* our coffee machine!
    Upon being questioned, if at any point we forget the name of our coffee machine we'll give you a choice of free food item, free non-alcoholic drink or half price off in our shop. This name will be past on to new coffee machines if we ever upgrade etc.

    *Name must be approved by us!

    PLUS MVB Membership, your name on the All-Star Wall and our monthly newsletter

    Includes:
    • Name Our Coffee Machine!
    • Kickstarter Exclusive MVB Membership Card
    • Monthly Newsletter!
    • All-Star Wall!
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