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The award-winning audio show is making a 50th Anniversary Special, featuring the original Captains Chekov and Uhura!
The award-winning audio show is making a 50th Anniversary Special, featuring the original Captains Chekov and Uhura!
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    Receive credit as an official donor on our website!

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    Receive a PDF copy of the script when the episode is released. You'll also receive earlier, discarded drafts of the script, featuring some VERY different stories with VERY different characters.

    ...plus all of the above rewards!

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    Listen in style!

    On release day, you will be sent a high-definition, lossless copy of the completed episode -- a level of audio fidelity exclusive to backers!

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    Exclusive vignette!

    We will release a vignette, "Prelude to 50," in the weeks before the episode arrives, setting up the events of the main episode. This vignette will be available EXCLUSIVELY to backers with this reward for sixteen months after release.

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    You're an associate producer!

    Oftentimes, getting a credit doesn't sound so great. Who really reads the credits? Well, we're an audio show, so your name won't just be scrolling past -- our announcer will read your name aloud during the ending credits, and you will be credited there and in all other materials as an associate producer!

    ...plus, you'll receive all the rewards up to the $50 level!

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    Excelsior Secrets Revealed!

    You'll receive a PDF copy of the complete Excelsior Season 4 Writer's Bible (top secret until now!), plus James Heaney's Official Excelsior Timeline, never-before-seen by anyone except James, including many secrets not yet revealed on the show!

    ...plus all the rewards up to the $50 level!

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    Your very own character file!

    Trekspert and professional artist Jon Baas has volunteered to come out of retirement as a character profiler to construct a custom Star Trek character file just for YOU. Ever wanted to be a Vulcan? A Klingon? A Starfleet officer? (Perhaps aboard the Excelsior-C herself?)

    Jon will work with you and his own extensive collection of encyclopedia material to develop a full, one-of-a-kind, professional quality 24th-century character profile for you, which will be yours to keep! You can decide the general details of your character, and Jon will work with you to develop a full profile, service history, list of awards, and more, all completely consistent with the rest of the canon Star Trek universe! You'll be put in contact with Jon shortly after the Kickstarter succeeds to begin your collaboration with him.

    This is a completely unique, standalone reward, which does not include any of the other rewards.

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    A song about you! Caitlin Heaney (Lt. Asuka Yubari) will have a 30-minute Skype call with you to get to know you, and will then write a song inspired by you (and your conversation) to be posted on her popular YouTube channel, CaitlinHeaneyMusic!

    ...plus, you'll receive all the rewards up to the $50 level! A big thanks to Caitlin for donating it!

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    Your very own character file, PLUS the $50 rewards!

    Trekspert and professional artist Jon Baas has volunteered to come out of retirement as a character profiler to construct a custom Star Trek character file just for YOU. Ever wanted to be a Vulcan? A Klingon? A Starfleet officer? (Perhaps aboard the Excelsior-C herself?)

    This reward is identical to the sold-out reward above, except that it is no longer standalone! Along with your profile, you'll also receive all the rewards up to the $50 level!

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    Excelsior Fangirl Pack!

    This perk is especially for our loyal fans who've been with us all these years, and now want to see how things are done on our side.

    With this reward, you will be cast in a small speaking role in an upcoming Excelsior episode (not this one). You will be invited to join an official cast readthrough for that episode on Skype, plus you'll earn the right to a private, 30-minute Skype video call with Executive Producer James Heaney AND another 30-minute Skype call with Larry Phelan (Captain Alcar Dovan). And these are Ask Me Anything calls, so if you ever wanted to know more about the U.S.S. Oracle, or hear Larry's singing voice (it's great), this is the reward for you!

    ...plus, you'll receive all the rewards up to the $50 level!

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    Your name & voice in the title credits!

    At this level, we will credit you as a "Co-Producer" in the episode's OPENING credits... and we will be asking YOU to record yourself saying your own name! Your voice will be heard right alongside Nichelle Nichols's and (if we make the stretch goal) Walter Koenig's!

    Because the opening credits are not that long, this perk is limited to six backers.

    ...plus, you'll receive all the rewards up to the $50 level!

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    Your character appears in Excelsior!

    Ever wanted to see something you created in an episode of Star Trek? Here's your opportunity. Backers with this reward will be invited to create their own character, including a name, rank (if applicable), and short background. This character could be a 24th-century version of you! Or it could be something you've always dreamed of being. During an upcoming regular episode of Excelsior (not the 50th anniversary special), we'll insert your character into the episode (giving him, her, or it roughly 1-3 lines), and boom! Now you're a part of Star Trek!

    If appropriate and practical, we will also offer to cast you in the part you created!

    Limited to 5, because we don't make all that many episodes, and want to make sure we do a good job with each of these rewards.

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    Early Release!

    Star Trek premiered on NBC on September 8th, 1966. But did you know that it premiered in Canada on September 6th? With this perk, you get to be a semi-Canadian! We'll send you the exclusive lossless version of the finished episode on September 6th, two days before the rest of the world gets to hear it!

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    Be part of history! You will be cast in a minor speaking role in the episode, appearing in the SAME SCENE as Mr. Koenig and/or Ms. Nichols! You will be officially credited in the end credits as an actor.

    If you do not have access to a decent quality microphone (we will be in touch to check), we will buy you a microphone from Amazon and have them ship it to you! We will do our best to ship anywhere in the world, but can only guarantee it in the United States.

    ...plus, you'll receive all the rewards up to the $50 level!

    (NOTE: Because lines are not recorded at the same time, you will not actually MEET Ms. Nichols or Ms. Koenig. Only your character will.)

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    Be an even bigger part of history! You will be cast in a minor speaking role that DIRECTLY INTERACTS with Captain Uhura or Captain Chekov. Like Ben Sisko speaking to James T. Kirk in "Trials and Tribble-ations", your character will interact with one of television's biggest heroes on one of Star Trek's biggest anniversaries. You will be officially credited in the end credits as an actor.

    If you do not have access to a decent quality microphone (we will be in touch to check), we will buy you a microphone and have it shipped to you! We will do our best to ship anywhere in the world, but can only guarantee it in the United States.

    ...plus, you'll receive all the rewards up to the $50 level!

    (NOTE: Because lines are not recorded at the same time, you will not actually MEET Ms. Nichols or Mr. Koenig. Only your character will.)

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