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NZ$ 420 pledged of NZ$ 35,000 goal
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About

What's It All About?

We’re surrounded by stuff, all the time, there’s loads of stuff. Wouldn't it be great if you could turn these things into fun. With Games Made From Everyday Things - The Book, you can!

Rainy days, sunny days, srainy days and runny days, this book will keep you hugely entertained whatever the weather. There's even advice and suggestions if you want to make your own games.

A book of games you can make and play from things you find lying around. A book to inspire and engage, this isn't just about playing games, it's also about making them. Showing the world that you don't need special devices or custom widgets to create something fresh, fabulous and fun. 

The book will features games made from bottle caps, pebbles, cardboard tubes, pegs, business cards, string, blue tacky stuff that's trademarked and lolly sticks. 

A bit of craft and a whole ton of fun. 

Why Kickstarter?

Publishing a book isn't cheap, not when you want it to be a fantastic book that you'll cherish forever. I've designed the games, that's the bit I'm good at, but making a book will take some professional advice and some quality materials. 

This will be a magnificent beauty of a book, where every page is a delight of crafty gaming goodness. Each game is a fun fiesta, like this one:

Why all the fruit references? Because I first played this with the tops of two bottles of smoothie...
Why all the fruit references? Because I first played this with the tops of two bottles of smoothie...

Rewards

Life's too complicated a lot of the time, so I've kept the rewards simple too. Take a look over there on the right, I think you'll enjoy my honest, stripped down approach.

Shipping

This campaign is coming to you from New Zealand, which is quite a long way from most parts of the world, which is why there's a $20 shipping fee and on the physical rewards. I'm soaking up some of the cost, but I can't take it all, I'm sorry about that.

Risks and challenges

The biggest risk is that I have an idea that I absolutely can't leave out of the book and need to develop in the last minute before printing. You might get the book a little bit later then, but there'll be more in it.

Really, there aren’t any risks: The book is written, but no you can’t have a peak at it, I want this to be all splendiferously presented to you in total glory, that's why I need to run this Kickstarter campaign.

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    Pledge NZ$ 9 or more About $7

    For a humble $9 (or more) you get your name on the “thank you” pages for all to see your greatness.

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    Pledge NZ$ 20 or more About $15

    Get the big thank you printed in the pages of the book AND a digital copy of the book to see it in!

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    Pledge NZ$ 30 or more About $23

    Get the eternal reward of thank you-itude, a digital copy of the book and a set of magnificent stickers that you can stick anywhere, no, not there. Most places though.

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    Pledge NZ$ 50 or more About $38

    The book! Signed! The actual book itself in a physical form (I don’t think I should sign your e-reader), plus the stickers and the thank you-ocity. Don’t stick the sticker over your name though, unless you’re all modest about your contribution all of a sudden. You shouldn’t be, you’re great.

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    Pledge NZ$ 90 or more About $69

    Two signed books, Two digital books, Two sets of stickers, the thank you-liciousness AND a set of badges/buttons for all those places that stickers aren't appropriate.

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    Pledge NZ$ 160 or more About $123

    Everything you get for the Double It reward, plus an exclusive poster with several of the games on it, so you can just look at the wall to check the rules!

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Funding period

- (30 days)