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The Epic Gamebook Returns! A Dark Fantasy novel where YOU are the main character, and decide your own fate!
The Epic Gamebook Returns! A Dark Fantasy novel where YOU are the main character, and decide your own fate!
The Epic Gamebook Returns! A Dark Fantasy novel where YOU are the main character, and decide your own fate!
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          "Literally the highest quality Gamebook ever made." 

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  Maelorum is a special Dark Fantasy Novel, where you get to become the main character. That means you make the critical decisions, walk around and explore, and fight creatures and villainous characters in the story. It's a book, and a game: a Gamebook! 

     There are many endings you can get, even unlockable hidden achievements, so the replay and re-readability is very high. You can never read the exact same story twice! It is fully illustrated by the Author, and has some amazing expansion material, like a card deck, maps, and much more! 

     This project is funding the publication of the second book in the series. By supporting this project, you are becoming part of a movement to keep Gamebooks alive for future generations, and you are also becoming a co-creator of the project. Click the button below to read everything you need to know and more!

  

                                Send Paypal funds to will@maelorum.com

      Volume One and Two Available at www.Maelorum.com

 Maelorum is on Facebook! Like the page and unlock stretch goals!

             

Risks and challenges

This is my third project, and it will be done without major delays if humanly possible. Believe me when I say I often work 12 to 15 hours a day! As of Oct 10, Volume Two has well over 100 pages of text written, as well as many illustrations finished. That still leaves a lot of work to finish in one year, however I believe my deadline to be very feasible, especially having an outstanding editing team to help me along the way. The only risk is a delay, for instance, In previous projects I had a two month delay from needing to do additional art for the expansion cards. BUT I keep my backers well informed, maybe even too much!

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    Ebook Edition. (Download) You'll be the first to receive the finished book, and get an exclusive desktop wallpaper!

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    ALL DIGITAL. (Download) You'll receive Volume One, Volume Two, and the Prequel PDFs! Plus an exclusive desktop wallpaper!

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    Softcover Edition. You'll receive the perfect-bound copy of Volume Two in all ts glory. Your name is also printed in the book as a backer! Domestic shipping included.

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    LAST CHANCE for Volume ONE Black Softcover! Second Edition. You'll receive a foil-stamped black edition of Volume One to match Volume Two. These are the final copies left over from KS! Want it now? Just add on $5 to US, or $20 INTL.

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    Hardcover Edition. You'll receive a signed collector's gem! Your name is printed in the book as a backer! Domestic shipping included.

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    LAST CHANCE for Volume ONE! Blue Hardcover! Second Edition. You'll receive the standard Hardcover edition of Volume One. These are the final copies left over from KS! Want it now? Just add on $5 to US, or $20 INTL.

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    Softcover Bundle! You're receiving a Volume Two Softcover copy, the Volume Two expansion card deck, the tuck box, and three oversized bookmarks with the tab upgrades! PLUS a FREE old-school wood dice! EXTRA BONUS: The Expansion book PDF is now included as well as an ALL NEW SOUNDTRACK of eerie and ambient environments!

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    The Hardcover Bundle! You're receiving a signed Volume Two Hardcover copy, the Volume Two expansion card deck, the tuck box, and three oversized bookmarks with the tab upgrades! PLUS a FREE old-school wood dice! EXTRA BONUS: The Expansion Book PDF is now included, as well as an ALL NEW SOUNDTRACK of eerie and ambient environments!

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    The Box Set! You'll receive a glorious EXCLUSIVE custom-made Maelorum slipcase with hardcover copies of Volume One and Two plus two bookmarks. Your name is printed in Volume Two as a backer! Domestic shipping is included.

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    The Treasure Chest! You'll receive one signed Hardcover collector's copy, along with one of each unlocked Volume Two add-on. If more add-Ons appear, they're yours too!

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    The Treasure Chest II. You'll be receiving a Signed Limited Edition Green Flame Hardcover, one standard Softcover, an exclusive GIANT Cloth Map of Maelorum updated with the new Scribe reward locations, The Volume Two Card deck PLUS a rare Foil collector's card, the tuck box, 3x Illustrated Bookmarks with tab upgrades, create one New Character for the Book, and create one New Location for the book! PLUS: The Supporter Pack, and the NEW Soundtrack! EXTRA Bonus: The Printed Expansion Booklet for Vol 2 AND 2X New Laminated Character sheets! EXCLUSIVE Option: Add a Black Silk Ribbon to your Book!

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    Sven's Treasure Chest! A custom reward tier. For Collecting and creating! You'll receive 1 of only 10 limited Boxed sets with the Black Edition of Volume One and Two. You will secure up to three of your original Characters and a Location illustrated in the the published book! You'll also get one of each add-on!

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    The Dragon's Hoard PLUS....Custom Illustration! I will create a completely original illustration for you, based off a personal photo of yourself, a friend or family member, or even an arch-nemesis, and feature it in the book as a character or creature!

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