Funded! This project was successfully funded on February 21, 2012.

Update #27

The Penultimate Chart

We're only a few hours away from the finish now, and there's not a whole lot left to say that I didn't say when we broke the $1M line, or that I'm not saving to say when we end. So I'll get right to it.

We beat the line for me to add an extra comic to my OOTS streak later in the year, and we beat the line for four periodic monster miniature files. And we're past 2000% funded. I set them up and you knocked them down. I have two more lines; these are the last lines there will be. The first is obvious; $1,120,000 adds another comic to my consecutive run later. The other is the last Mystery Prize. Are you willing to leave it a mystery forever? Are you?


That's it for this update. Just a reminder that there will be another one shortly after we end at 12:03 EST, and then one more comic in my 8-mostly-in-a-row, and then you probably won't here from me for at least two days while I catch up on sleep and try to eat a decent meal. Then, the post-drive updates begin. I'll be keeping you posted on what stage all the dozens of moving parts in the fulfillment process are at, so there will be a lot more entries like this one to come, along with entirely new chart types. 

--Rich Burlew

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      Creator Stephanie Fitz on February 21, 2012

      In the wonderful words of Sally Fields, "You like me, you really like me."
      Yes Rich we like you, we really like you!

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      Creator Gregory Crafts on February 21, 2012

      Congrats, Rich! =D

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      Creator Billy McMahon on February 21, 2012

      Congratulations on the scope of the drive. Now good luck on doing all of the hard work. The comic means a lot to us readers, so your work is much loved.

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      Creator Eric Garlow on February 21, 2012

      Well, no magnet set for me but I am still pleased with everything I got: swag pack #2, signed DCF, and my new most prized possesion . . . my Stick it to You! Mcdonalds is happy since I finally ordered something so let me raise my shamrock shake in a toast: To everybody that made this happen but especially to Rich. Congratulations!!!

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      Creator Elomir on February 21, 2012

      And we can now even blame KS and say: "We would have raised it in the last minute.."

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      Creator Joe Nelson on February 21, 2012

      I really hope he doesn't die right now, then we wouldn't get any stuff =\
      LOOK BOTH WAYS BEFORE CROSSING THEM ROADS! Good health etc ^_^

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      Creator Petar on February 21, 2012

      ok, so Double Fine is going to beat us in total funds raised but I can't believe we havent broken some absolute record about pledges/hour! Common guys, I know some of you've been noting down stats - can anyone tell me what the quickest rate of contribution is that we achieved?

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      Creator John Thompson 2 on February 21, 2012

      @Lennart - you know... the only part about that (Rich running off w/ the money) that I'd really, *really* get annoyed with is not having more OOTS strips. Yes, I'd miss the swag. Yes, I'd miss the rewards that should have come w/ my pledges. But honestly, the web comic is what I really really want.

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      Creator Porthos on February 21, 2012

      @ Euo

      Don't expect the Forums to be much better. They're notorious for lags when traffic is heavy. :P

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      Creator Peter Cohen on February 21, 2012

      Well KS can spend some of that $62706 they're getting off us upgrading their IT. They've got three weeks to get it set up before DF ends.

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      Creator Martin Petersen on February 21, 2012

      Now if only Rich would update so I can go make dinner... ^^

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      Creator Euodiachloris on February 21, 2012

      *collapses sideways* I'll join the Forums... later... when the servers can cope.
      Thanks, all. Fun! Until then:-
      ;:;;::;:.:.. . ¸‹•* ° * •¸ . ,•*'*•, ;;;;:;;;:;;::;::::::: To Rich: in thanks,
      :..,•**•, .¸°;;:;::..::;:;;`‹;¸¸¸,›' . ,•ºº•,;;:;::;::::: We, your fanbase
      :..'‹,¸¸¸,›°;;:;::.:..:.::;:;; °‹ , ¸ ¸ ¸ , › ';;;;:;;::;:: Hereby give you
      :;;::;:.:.'‹,¸¸,›•*°ˆ°*•¸;;:;:...:;:;; '‹, ¸ ¸ ¸ , ›°;;::Tax headaches.

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      Creator Lain Luigi on February 21, 2012

      well, it'ss not fair. rich asked us to raise over 100k dollars in 10 hours, and we missed it by 5k. I understand he wanted to put some line that we couldn't break, but i think we deserve that extra mistery prize anyway.

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      Creator Eruvnal on February 21, 2012

      Better than "i cast invisibility is just a all caps "DISAPPEAR!"

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      Creator PXRm0to on February 21, 2012

      @Adam LOL

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      Creator Dmitriy Afanasyev on February 21, 2012

      NOOOO! I raised my pledge in the last minute, but we still didn't make it to the mystery prize #9!!! Only measly 6K short.... How shameful of us...

      It was fun though. :) Epic campaign.

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      Creator Lennart N. Clausen on February 21, 2012

      And now it is the time where Rich goes to the bank and cashes out all the money and runs away to a warm place, never to be seen agin :-) hehe

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      Creator Aaron Marsh on February 21, 2012

      I have a feeling he will still do something for the almost-hit last mystery. There were lots of new pledges made during that time, many of them probably doing it specifically for the mystery prize, so if he doesn't do something, I would be willing to bet that at least some of them will contest the charges to their cards and get it dropped: legally they shouldn't be able to, but there are enough underhanded people out there that some of them are likely to get away with it anyway, though then they would get nothing. I haven't pledged again since we passed $1MIL, so I don't have to worry about it, and although I really want Rich to do something for the last line, he does have every right not to... unless we kidnap him, lock him in the basement, and force him to write constantly, providing a new strip every 8 to 12 hours nonstop every day of the year for over 700 per year! Someone get some handcuffs... never mind, can't do that to him after all he's given us here. :( Maybe he will take pity on us and make a clone of himself to enslave to do the work for him. That would be more feasible.

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      Creator Carla on February 21, 2012

      This was the MOST. AWESOME. DRIVE. EVER.

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      Creator Porthos on February 21, 2012

      Looks like they're doing authorization in order of backer number, maybe?

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      Creator Mictlan on February 21, 2012

      And damn, I didn't see that signed print....damn

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      Creator parmeisan on February 21, 2012

      Haha, I wonder if it let me post my comment saying how amazing it was that we didn't break the site... before we broke it...

      On the other hand, it seems we DID go into overtime (but still lost) as we gained 4 backers and several hundred dollars after there was 0 seconds to go.

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      Creator PXRm0to on February 21, 2012

      I checked a few projects I've done in the past that are successful and those comment pages are fine... That just means broke our page. Yay us and our tidal wave of comments powers

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      Creator Adam I. on February 21, 2012

      Idea for the 4K Mystery Box: A plush MitD. When curiosity eventually wins out and it gets ripped open to see what is in the dark there is only filling and a little piece of paper with a speech bubble on it: "I cast invisibility!"

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      Creator QDI on February 21, 2012

      Almost 15 000 backers :(

      Almost $1,260,000 :)

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      Creator Porthos on February 21, 2012

      @ Eric Speak for yourself. :P I WANT a benevloent and merciful Tyrant. :D

      Besides, if you don't want your mystery prize, I'LL take it. :D :D :D :D

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      Creator David on February 21, 2012

      @Kickstarter. Sorry we broke your website.

      How do you like the 75k commission you get to fix it again? :P

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      Creator R. Greg Szrama on February 21, 2012

      Anyone else get warm fuzzies when they got their email from Amazon Payments saying the charge was successful? =p

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      Creator Nikolai Tuuri on February 21, 2012

      @Martin Peterson - Comments page remains open indefinitely based upon other projects. Like those video glasses linked to early in this drive where commenters felt scammed (back then at least)

      And I agree to some other comment I recently saw here or on the (currently broken) comments page - this has been a long way from "I'll pledge a few bucks for a couple of magnets" - for one thing I'm only getting a single magnet - but I'm around 1100% pledging myself. :p

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      Creator Frenge on February 21, 2012

      This was awesome! Thank you everyone participating!

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      Creator Andrew Petherbridge on February 21, 2012

      Ahhhh, as if we fell at the last hurdle. Last hurdle being 5 grand, but still...
      Ah well, go OotSFans!

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      Creator Spots Knight on February 21, 2012

      Jeff it was announced in update 22.

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      Creator David Hebl on February 21, 2012

      We were so close....so very close...as much fun as this all was I can't help but be sad we failed the final challenge.

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      Creator Grey on February 21, 2012

      I think we basically hit the comments page so hard it got stuck in 25 minutes ago.

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      Creator Eric Z on February 21, 2012

      Here's hoping Rich doesn't fudge and give us the mystery prize. It's like PC mortality: it adds something at stake in our accomplishments and loss when we fail. (Also, it might save him from having to figure out what it actually is.)

      (Oh hell, give it to us, but later, when everything is done.)

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      Creator Kana on February 21, 2012

      @Chris It is doing the same to me. It even says we haven't funded yet there. Though the Project Home Page, Updates and Backers are working properly.

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      Creator Cathy Cooper on February 21, 2012

      yeah -- it is not letting me into comments either. I think we broke Kickstarter... weird... Anyone have the link to the Google doc -- PLEASE?

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      Creator Martin Doyle on February 21, 2012

      @Chris: It's probably so we stop posting in there for a while It's doing that for everyone.
      @Martin: My 3rd favorite button that one

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      Creator Connor Dunlevie on February 21, 2012

      $5880 away...so...close...

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      Creator NSP on February 21, 2012

      @Peter: yeah, it's just hard to see that we left $14-$18K of possible pledges there; even with some upgrades that would've pushed us the last $6K. I suppose I should do SOME work today, though.

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      Creator Riv Swanson on February 21, 2012

      Safe to say you'll be using Kickstarter next time you need funds, Rich? :o)

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      Creator Frank Forkl on February 21, 2012

      It seems the F5 piling-on forced Kickstarter to lock our comments page. Another sign of victory!

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      Creator Chris Cantley on February 21, 2012

      I go to the comments page and it says I'm not a backer!

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      Creator Jeff on February 21, 2012

      Um, when was a Belkar patch announced?

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      Creator Christoph "Sicarius" Hofmann on February 21, 2012

      Amazon already took my money so hopefully it won't get lost on the way to Rich :).

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      Creator Martin Doyle on February 21, 2012

      Late because my computer decided it needed to to a complete memory dump with less than a minute left, but...
      We missed the mystery prize? http://nooooooooooooooo.com/

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      Creator Martin Petersen on February 21, 2012

      @PXRm0to I'm fairly sure the comment page is closed permanently now that the drive's over.

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    One copy of the villain prequel Start of Darkness, autographed by the author, Rich Burlew, plus one signed copy of any other OOTS book that's in stock (or to be reprinted) by the time this drive is over. (Your choice, but don't pick now; we'll ask you which one you want when it's all done!) Plus the Roy Greenhilt magnet, shipped anywhere in the United States. (Canada/Mexico orders, please add $7 extra to your pledge to cover shipping; international orders, add $10.) [New reward! Added 1/25/2011.]

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    PICK THREE (OR MORE) BOX: Pick any two color compilation books (Dungeon Crawlin' Fools, No Cure for the Paladin Blues, War and XPs) and any one prequel book (On the Origin of PCs or Start of Darkness). Then add $30 for every extra compilation you want to add and $16 for every extra prequel, up to a total of 6 books. Plus a Roy Greenhilt magnet. Don't pick now; we'll ask you which ones you want when we collect your shipping address. (NOTE: If Don't Split the Party is being reprinted by the time the drive ends, you can pick that for your compilation, too.) Shipped anywhere in the United States (Canada/Mexico orders, please add $22 extra to your pledge to cover shipping; international orders, add $37.) [New reward! Added 1/26/2012.]

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    One copy of War and XPs and one copy of Snips, Snails, and Dragon Tales, both autographed by the author, Rich Burlew. Plus the Roy Greenhilt magnet, all shipped anywhere in the United States. (Canada/Mexico orders, please add $7 extra to your pledge to cover shipping; international orders, add $10.) [New reward! Added 1/24/12.]

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    A set of all four limited edition OOTS magnets released so far: Belkar (GenCon 2006), Elan (GenCon 2008), Vaarsuvius (GenCon 2010), and the new Roy Greenhilt magnet, shipped anywhere in the world. (Add $40 to your pledge if you want an autographed copy of War and XPs, too.)

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    PRINT ONLY SPECIAL (SIGNED): One copy each of all three "print only" OOTS books—On the Origin of PCs, Start of Darkness, and Snips, Snails, and Dragon Tales—autographed by the author. Plus a Roy Greenhilt magnet and the other free swag. (Canada/Mexico orders, please add $7 extra to your pledge to cover shipping; international orders, add $10)

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    PICK THREE AND THE SHORTENING: As the Pick Three Box (above at $94), plus The Shortening expansion and the Sticky Shticks mini-expansion for the OOTS Adventure Game. (Canada/Mexico orders, please add $22 extra to your pledge to cover shipping; international orders, add $37.)

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    THE REALLY BIG BOX: One copy of the OOTS Adventure Game Deluxe Edition (which includes the original game plus The Shortening expansion), the Sticky Shticks mini-expansion, a Roy Greenhilt magnet, and any one book (any size, including SSaDT). Add up to two more color compilation books (DCF, NCftPB, WaXPs, DStP) for $30 each; add up to two prequels (OtOoPCs or SoD) for $15 each, or the 8x10 art print for $15. *Total maximum books is 4, of which no more than 3 can be color compilations; no additional books or substitutions, please. (Canada/Mexico orders, please add $26 extra to your pledge to cover shipping for any number of copies; international orders, add $47.)

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    FULL COLOR: One copy of each full-color OOTS book: Dungeon Crawlin' Fools, No Cure for the Paladin Blues, War and XPs, and Don't Split the Party, plus a Roy Greenhilt magnet, shipped anywhere in the United States. (Canada/Mexico orders, please add $22 extra to your pledge to cover shipping; international orders, add $37.) [New reward! Added 1/31/12.]

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    STICK IT TO MY FAMILY: A digital OOTS stick figure portrait of you and your family (including pets!) for you to print out or use however you wish. Plus everything included under the $55 Swag Pack #2 reward. Add a complete set of signed books for $300 or message me for selected titles. (Canada/Mexico orders, please add $22 extra to your pledge to cover shipping; international orders, add $37.)

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    UP TO THE SPLIT: One copy each of Dungeon Crawlin' Fools, No Cure for the Paladin Blues, War and XPs, On the Origin of PCs, Start of Darkness, and Snips, Snails, and Dragon Tales, plus a Roy Greenhilt magnet. Shipped anywhere in the United States (Canada/Mexico orders, please add $22 extra to your pledge to cover shipping; international orders, add $37.) [New reward! Added 1/26/2012.]

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    DUNGEONSCAPE: A new copy of the D&D 3.5 sourcebook Dungeonscape, autographed by one of its two co-authors, Rich Burlew, along with an autographed 8x10 print. Add all 7 OOTS books signed for an additional $300, or message me for selected books. Plus the magnet and whatever. (Canada/Mexico orders, please add $22 extra to your pledge to cover shipping; international orders, add $37.)

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    THE WHOLE STORY: One copy each of all seven published OOTS books—the entire saga in one reward! Includes Dungeon Crawlin' Fools, No Cure for the Paladin Blues, War and XPs, Don't Split the Party, On the Origin of PCs, Start of Darkness, and Snips, Snails, and Dragon Tales. Plus a Roy Greenhilt magnet, shipped anywhere in the United States. (Canada/Mexico orders, please add $22 extra to your pledge to cover shipping; international orders, add $37.) [New reward! Added 1/31/12.]

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    A complete set of all 8 limited edition OOTS holiday ornaments from 2004 to 2011, signed by the artist, Rich Burlew, plus a Roy Greenhilt magnet. Add one copy of every OOTS books signed for $262 (or message me to add selected books only). (Ornaments must ship separately from books to avoid breakage. Canada/Mexico orders, please add $34 extra to your pledge to cover shipping; international orders, add $49.) [New reward! Added 1/27/12.]

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    PATIENCE for A CRAYON DRAWING: An original full-color crayon drawing of one or two of The Order of the Stick characters of your choice, interacting comically, made and signed by Rich Burlew and shipped anywhere in the US. Plus the Roy magnet, the 8x10 print, and all the other stuff. Add the entire set of 7 OOTS books signed for an additional $305, or message me for selected books. (Canada/Mexico orders, please add $22 extra to your pledge to cover shipping; international orders, add $37.) PLEASE NOTE DELIVERY DATE: This package will not ship until all other orders have been fulfilled!

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    An original full-color crayon drawing of one or two The Order of the Stick characters of your choice, interacting comically as decided by the creator, made and signed by Rich Burlew and shipped anywhere in the world. (Add $40 to your pledge if you want a copy of War and XPs, autographed by the author.)

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    UP TO THE SPLIT (SIGNED): One copy each of Dungeon Crawlin' Fools, No Cure for the Paladin Blues, War and XPs, On the Origin of PCs, Start of Darkness, and Snips, Snails, and Dragon Tales, all autographed by the author, Rich Burlew. Plus a Roy Greenhilt magnet. Shipped anywhere in the United States (Canada/Mexico orders, please add $22 extra to your pledge to cover shipping; international orders, add $37.) [New reward! Added 1/26/2012.]

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    WHOLE STORY AND A GAME: All seven OOTS books plus the OOTS Adventure Game Deluxe Edition (which includes original game and The Shortening expansion), the Sticky Shticks mini-expansion, and a Roy Greenhilt magnet. Due to size of the game, books will ship in a separate box. (Canada/Mexico orders, please add $44 extra to your pledge to cover shipping for any number of copies; international orders, add $72.)

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    94 backers Limited (31 left of 125)

    PATIENCE for THE WHOLE STORY: All seven OOTS books—the entire saga—autographed by the author, plus a Roy Greenhilt magnet and all the other goodies, shipped anywhere in the United States (Canada/Mexico orders, please add $22 extra to your pledge to cover shipping; international orders, add $37.) PLEASE NOTE DELIVERY DATE: This package will not ship until all other orders have been fulfilled!

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    THE WHOLE STORY (SIGNED): One copy each of all seven published OOTS books—the entire saga in one reward, signed by the author! Includes Dungeon Crawlin' Fools, No Cure for the Paladin Blues, War and XPs, Don't Split the Party, On the Origin of PCs, Start of Darkness, and Snips, Snails, and Dragon Tales, all autographed. Plus a Roy Greenhilt magnet, shipped anywhere in the United States. (Canada/Mexico orders, please add $22 extra to your pledge to cover shipping; international orders, add $37. [New reward! Added 1/31/12.]

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    THE WHOLE STORY AND A BOX OF CRAYONS: One copy each of all seven published OOTS books—the entire saga in one reward, signed by the author! Includes Dungeon Crawlin' Fools, No Cure for the Paladin Blues, War and XPs, Don't Split the Party, On the Origin of PCs, Start of Darkness, and Snips, Snails, and Dragon Tales, all autographed. Plus, a personalized crayon drawing of one or two OOTS characters of your choice, drawn and signed by Rich Burlew. Plus a Roy Greenhilt magnet, shipped anywhere in the United States. (Canada/Mexico orders, please add $22 extra to your pledge to cover shipping; international orders, add $37. [New reward! Added 1/31/12.]

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    An original full-color crayon drawing of your D&D party (or party from another RPG, up to 6 characters) based on your descriptions, made and signed by Rich Burlew and shipped anywhere in the world, plus 6 Roy Greenhilt magnets. (If you want autographed copies of War and XPs, add $40 per copy; limit 6.)

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    PATIENCE for YOUR D&D PARTY: An original full-color crayon drawing of your D&D party (or party from another RPG, up to 6 characters) based on your descriptions, made and signed by Rich Burlew and shipped anywhere in the world, plus six Roy Greenhilt magnets, six of all the other free stuff, six art prints, six patches, and one copy of the Sticky Shticks expansion. No books or games added (no exceptions). (Canada/Mexico orders, please add $22 extra to your pledge to cover shipping; international orders, add $37.) PLEASE NOTE DELIVERY DATE: This package will not ship until all other orders have been fulfilled!

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    WINK, WINK: As the $575 Whole Story and a Box of Crayon reward above. Coincidentally, I will also be making five completely unrelated $750 donations to one or more of my favorite charities, and I may ask the backers help me in choosing from the following: World Wildlife Fund, Plan USA, Child's Play, Nature Conservancy, The Humane Society of the United States, or Doctors Without Borders.

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    A short OOTS story (8-12 pages) about any character of your choice from the comic strip, delivered as a PDF file to you and everyone else who pledges. Basically, you choose the character you want to learn more about, I write the story, and everyone gets to see it. Plus a crayon drawing of that character, an autographed copy of War and XPs, and the Roy Greenhilt magnet, shipped anywhere. (Note: You may choose any character from any OOTS comic—living, dead, or even unnamed—as long as someone else doesn't own the intellectual property rights to them. Or instead of a character, you may choose a fairy tale or classic public domain novel to receive a StickTales retelling.)

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    MYSTERY BOX: One copy of every OOTS books signed, plus the Deluxe Edition and Sticky Shticks, plus a full set of OOTS ornaments, one each of the Roy, Belkar, Elan, and Vaarsuvius magnets, a signed 8x10 art print, a crayon drawing, and the "Stick it to You" digital illustration. Plus your very own personal Mystery Prize that you will like. Or not. BUT THAT'S THE MYSTERY! Bwa ha ha ha ha! (Note: This will also be considered a "Patience" package.)

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    Your original D&D character, based on your descriptions (within reason), gets a walk-on cameo in The Order of the Stick webcomic sometime this year. Plus, you get an original signed crayon drawing of that character, an autographed copy of War and XPs, and the Roy Greenhilt magnet.

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