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A feature length documentary uncovering the true tale of the rise and fall of the creators Dungeons & Dragons.
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    You are awesome and we're gonna send you a "thank you" email to prove it. Thanks for being a part of the project. Thanks for your support.

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    Mary-Jo's Secret Potato Salad Recipe.

    Here is the Gygax Secret German Potato Salad Recipe. A digital copy of a tremendous German Potato Salad recipe that is fantastic but unhealthy and full of fat and sugar as well as healthy apple cider vinegar. Mary shared it with Gary and the kids. Gary's brother's ex-wife shared it with mother as a wedding present! So you know it's good. Yours for $10 bucks + You get an email telling that confirms how awesome you are for helping out "The Great Kingdom".

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    A Pre-Release HD Download - You can watch it before all of your friends, who have to wait until the general release. (Although you could invite them over your place to watch it. But make sure they bring chips and snacks and some kind of beverage). And then afterward, you can show off your name listed on our website under the heading "Awesome People That Helped Get This Movie Made."

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    Everything at the $20 Backer Level + Mary-Jo's Secret Potato Salad Recipe. This is the perfect way to enjoy "The Great Kingdom". Download the film, gather your friends, get the chips, break out the potato salad...who's better than you?

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    DVD/BluRay + Pre-Release HD Download - You get the Digital Download before everyone else does, plus you get something you can treasure and keep. Think of it as an heirloom to give to your descendants. That is unless DVD/Blu-Ray become obsolete...which will probably never happen.

    And to sweeten the deal, your name will be listed on our website under the heading "Even More Awesomer People That Helped Get This Movie Made".

    $15 extra for International Shipping. (Sorry, International People...we wish it was less expensive).

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    DVD/BluRay + Pre-Release HD Download (can be gifted) + You get to be in the movie.

    Well, not you...just your name. In the credits of the film under the title "Amazing People That Helped Us Out In Our Kickstarter Campaign."

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    Everything in the $100 Reward Level + And here's the big difference: We Will Personally Sign your DVD/BluRay Copy. For an amazing low price of an extra $50, you can get it signed. Something like that is easily worth $55 to $57 on the open market. Think of the money you'll be saving.

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    Rob Kuntz is pitching in to help. Here is his contribution to the effort. Presenting Merlynd the Magician, an appreciation for the co-founder of TSR Hobbies, Donald R. Kaye, the unsung hero of the D&D story. Presented as a story, adventure accounts, memorable anecdotes and historical recounting, all spanning the years 1969-1975. Includes photos, three (3) full-color and sepia illustrations of Don’s D&D persona, Merlynd, and his castle lands, as well as a short story that honors his memory. Signed and numbered by Robert Kuntz. On 32# paper stock and a full-color cover. Softbound 8 ½ x 11 chapbook style, 32 pp, including 3 separate (f/c and sepia) 8 ½ x 11 illustrations on 100# cover stock. + You get the Pre-Release HD Download.

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    We also present a collection of amazing works by Ernest G. Gygax and John Bobek. (1) SAMMI-ZOWA VERSUS THE DUELING DRAGONS: Sammi-Zowa faces dragons in order to save those he loves. He discovers the ways of honor and the Samurai. Conceived by Ernest G. Gygax, written with Nerissa Montie and illustrated by Simon Todd. (2) DU2 HAUNTED HALLS OF THE BEGGAR KING PREVIEW: A first-edition compatible module in digital format, this preview describes a full bandit lair in 117 areas. Designed and written by Ernest G. Gygax and Benoist Poiré. For characters levels 1-3. (3) GP ADVENTURES CHARACTER RECORD SHEET (1E COMPATIBLE): The Official GP Adventures Character Record Sheet in digital format. Fully customizable, layered PDF designed by Ernest G. Gygax and Benoist Poiré, Illustrated by Mark Allen. (4) John Bobek's "The Games of War". This interactive book contains 39 sets of rules to put your old toy soldiers, model ships and planes to use in games covering Fantasy, Sci-Fi, and History. With this book, you can game literally any conflict or role playing game and in any scale. (5) Plus you get the Pre-Release HD Download.

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    Wow...now we're getting into break-open-the-piggy-bank-territory. This is where you join the elite ranks of our mom and dads and divorced uncles who are pretty much the only ones who pledge at this level. But for that privilege, you, my friend, get Everything in the $150 Reward Level + an Associate Producer Credit. That beats looking for your name in the small print, doesn't it?

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    Now you've reached the rarified air. Your $5000 bucks gets you Everything in the $1000 Reward Level + 2 tickets to a screening of the film at Gary Con VII in March 2015 (Travel & Lodging not included). What better place to celebrate your love of Dungeons & Dragons than at its birthplace (arguable, we know)? Please note, though Gary Con is in March 2015, release of DVD/BluRay may take until July 2015.

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    Hey, Mr/Ms Hollywood, how would you like to see a cut of the movie before any one else does? That's right, Bigshot, you get to sit in with our entire team in L.A. during the edit of the rough cut. Spend a day mingling with us LA and NYC types with our fancy haircuts and latte drinks and be a part of the creative process. This is a unique opportunity to be part of the making of this documentary and to watch a rough cut of the film before anyone else does. We'll even get you your own cup of Mocha Chai Double Latte with Skim. + A copy of the DVD/BluRay. (Travel & Lodging not included)

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    Wow. You're still looking down here? Your faith in us is humbling. Pledging at this level gets you: Everything in the $150 Reward Level + You are now a Co-Executive Producer in the Film (and you thought money can't buy happiness.) + 2 Tickets to a screening of the film at Gary Con VII in March 2015 (Travel & Lodging not included) + 2 Passes for the Premiere Reception where you can hobnob with the "Cast" at the Horticultural Hall in Lake Geneva (this is where Gen Con started...wow. Plan your selfies now) + You get to play in a D&D Game run by one of the old grognards (could be Ernie Gygax, could be Rob Kuntz, could be Dave Wesely, could be Paul Stormberg at 330 Center Street...who knows? We'll call this the "after-party"). Please note, though Gary Con is in March 2015, release of DVD/BluRay may take until July 2015. PS Shipping at this Reward Level is free. You're welcome.

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