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Help us put out three new books for Stars of Empire the RPG for the Hive, Queen and Country Steampunk Universe in your hands!
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    A grateful thanks!

    Check the couch for spare change! Every little bit helps! You are a great person and love to help out in any way you possibly can. You believe in expanding the Hive, Queen and Country universe even if you don't play miniature or role playing games. Thank you

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    An even more grateful thanks!

    Give up a latte and build a gaming universe! For the sacrifice of a single overpriced coffee drink you can help us produce a better game! For everyone that backs at this level we'll name a beverage or food item within the HQC Universe after you!

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    3 existing PDFs

    Downloadable PDF copies of each of the existing books three books: Hive and the Flame, The World Beneath the Clouds and Flying Machines of the Worlds 1902

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    2 Core Books

    Downloadable PDF copies of the NEW Referee's and Players' books. This is ALL you need to play Stars of Empire.

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    Players' core book and PDF

    Hard copy of the Players Book with a Hive, Queen and Country bookplate signed by the author and cover artists and a PDF download

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    Three new books as PDF

    PDF downloads of the three new books: The Referee's book, the Player's Book and the Land Fighting Machines book

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    Full electronic library

    All six of the books (three existing and three from this project) as downloadable PDFs. If any additional books fund through this project you get them as well!

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    A glass of sherry before you leave?

    A single fine quality crystal Sherry glass with an image from the Hive Queen and Country Universe. This image will be the famous Royal Aerolyth Regiment's winged Scarab. You will also get all three of the existing books Stars of Empire, The Hive and the Flame and Flying Machines of the Worlds 1902 as downloadable .pdfs

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    Sherry for two and six books!

    Two fine quality crystal Sherry glasses with an image from the Hive Queen and Country Universe. This image will be the famous Royal Aerolyth Regiment's winged Scarab. You will also get all three of the existing books Stars of Empire, The Hive and the Flame and Flying Machines of the Worlds 1902 AND the three new books as downloadable .pdfs

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    A small swarm on bugs

    A unit of 16 Medium Crushers, Medium Troopers with four drones or 12 Flying Lancers (with no drones, unpainted and unassembled. You will also get all three of the existing books Stars of Empire, The Hive and the Flame and Flying Machines of the Worlds 1902 AND ALL books funded by this Kickstarter as downloadable .pdfs .

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    Two PHYSICAL Core books

    Hard copies AND downloadable PDF copies of the NEW Referee's and Players' books. This is ALL you need to play Stars of Empire.

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    Six glasses and six books!

    Six fine quality crystal Sherry glasses with an image from the Hive Queen and Country Universe. This image will be the famous Royal Aerolyth Regiment's winged Scarab. You will also get all three of the existing books Stars of Empire, The Hive and the Flame and Flying Machines of the Worlds 1902 AND all three of the new books as downloadable .pdfs

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    The Full Party Deal

    A hard copy of the Referee's book and two of the Player's Books, plus all six books as downloadable PDFs.

    In addition you give us the concept we give you a Player Character Party of up to ten characters. We will provide you a completely detailed characters in electronic format all statted out and fulled equipped! This will include party equipment for the environment of your choice including stats for up to two vehicles or enough pack animals for the types of adventures you have in mind. We will also find pieces of out of copyright period artwork and put them on the character sheets to help you and others visualize them.

    If we get enough of characters to produce a character book you will get full credit for the character concept in the printed volume!

    Everyone that funds over 100.00 will have their name displayed in every book funded by this kickstarter.

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    The three existing books

    All three of the existing books in hard copy plus ALL six of the books as downloadable PDFs!

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    The Three New Books

    All THREE of the New books in hard copy plus ALL SIX of the books as downloadable PDFs!

    Everyone that funds over 100.00 will have their name displayed in every book funded by this kickstarter.

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    Let us design your machine!

    New art, 3D graphics –Original Victorian Science Fiction Armored Fighting Vehicle, ~8x10 unmatted images: A FULL SET OF FIVE IMAGES. BOTH SIDES, TOP, FRONT AND BACK. THESE WILL BE BLACK AND WHITE. Supporter picks a vehicle type and gives us some details. We design the vehicle and Arun Rodrigues produces an original piece of artwork. The artwork will be printed in the book and you will get a signed print! In addition the vehicle will be named for you. We will produce a 3D printed model as well, scale to be determined by the size of the vehicle you design. You also get a hard copy of the Vehicles book with signed bookplate. You will also get all three of the existing books Stars of Empire, The Hive and the Flame and Flying Machines of the Worlds 1902 AND ALL books funded by the Kickstarter as downloadable .pdfs. Everyone that funds over 100.00 will have their name displayed in every book funded by this kickstarter.

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    A view of Venus

    An original landscape of Venus painted by Lt Col (retd) Alan Hamilton MBE The work appears in the Venus book but you will own the original! You will also get all three of the existing books The World Beneath the Clouds, The Hive and the Flame and Flying Machines of the Worlds 1902 AND ALL books funded by the Kickstarter as downloadable .pdfs. Everyone that funds over 100.00 will have their name displayed in every book funded by this kickstarter.

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    A Model Mustang Class

    A very talented friend of mine named Doug, who does a lot of model and prop building, has consented to build a 1/100 scale (15mm) Mustang class torpedo flyer. This is one of the iconic ships of the HQC Universe. The reward package includes a one of a kind model of the Mustang and all six of the books as downloadable PDFs. This is available for 200.00 and only a single one is available!

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    6 books; The full library

    Perfect bound hard copies of all three existing books, The World Beneath the Clouds, The Hive and the Flame and Aerial Vehicles of 1902, AND the Two Core RPG Books and The Fighting Machines Book (A total of six volumes) each with an HQC Bookplate signed by authors and artists. You will also get all the existing books AND ALL books funded by the Kickstarter as downloadable .pdfs. Everyone that funds over 100.00 will have their name displayed in every book funded by this kickstarter.

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    Dinner with the designers

    Dinner with the designers! If we are at a Convention Near you (We intend on being at Origins, Diecon, DragonCon, Gencon and Colonial Barracks in 2015). You and a Guest get to have a meal with whichever of the designers are at the Con. We will spring for appetizers, entrées and desserts for you and a friend and we’ll answer questions and promise to be exceptionally amusing. You will also get all three of the existing books The Hive and the Flame and Flying Machines of the Worlds 1902, The World Beneath the Clouds AND ALL books funded by the Kickstarter as both hardcopy AND downloadable .pdfs. Everyone that funds over 100.00 will have their name displayed in every book funded by this kickstarter.

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    Play with the game designer!

    Limited to people that live within 90 minutes driving of St Louis (or if I am going to be in a general area at some point) A personally run game of either The Hive and The Flame or Stars of Empire scenario specifically written for the event. A total of eight copies of assorted books (your choice). Game scheduled to last approximately four hours and be for from 2 to 8 people. You will also get all three of the existing books Stars of Empire, The Hive and the Flame and Flying Machines of the Worlds 1902 AND ALL books funded by the Kickstarter as downloadable .pdfs. Everyone that funds over 100.00 will have their name displayed in every book funded by this kickstarter.

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    A lunar cave painting

    An original image painted by Shannon Sofian. The work appears in the second edition of Stars of Empire and shows a critical piece of evidence indicating humanity is not alone, but you will own the original! You will also get all three of the existing books The World Beneath the Clouds, The Hive and the Flame and Flying Machines of the Worlds 1902 AND ALL books funded by the Kickstarter as downloadable .pdfs. Everyone that funds over 100.00 will have their name displayed in every book funded by this kickstarter.

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