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Hirelings: The Ascent is the Family Game for the Gamer Family! The Heroes have fallen, so pick your Hireling, grab your pack, and RUN!
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    A Thank You from Prolific Games and if we ever meet at a Con or game store you can have a Hug! If you don’t see a reward you like or have a special combination send us a message and we will see what we can do. About all shipping: NON-USA SHIPPING You can get shipping to Canada for $10 additional dollars and anywhere else for $20 additional dollars. Also, please note that you may have taxes and or tariffs for importing games. Prolific Games will not be responsible for these costs. A NOTE ON USA SHIPPING: All levels include shipping within the United States!

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    Legend Level - Hireling In Training T-shirt - Got a wee one at home who just can’t wait to go on their first delve? Need a pint size pack to train them up? This is perfect for you. “Hireling in Training” on the front and a fully stocked backpack on back!

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    Legend Level II - Magic of Bacon T-shirt - The Magical Power of Bacon is well known throughout the lands. Did you also know that it is just about the best monster distractor EVER!?!? Remember you don’t have to outrun the Monster, you just have to outrun the platter of BACON! Check out this shirt to see all of Bacon's drool inspiring power.

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    Flapjacks & Sasquatches! Get a copy of this great card game for 2-8 players. This is the 2nd edition of our first game and contains the "Side Of Bacon" expansion.

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    Hero Level - A copy of “Hirelings: the Ascent” - Bring home the family game for the gamer family. Great art, gamer humor, and fun for all!

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    Adventurer Level - Copy of “Hirelings: the Ascent” game and Minstrel Bonus Character - A Minstrel? What sort of hero party were these Hirelings working for? Who brings a one man band with them to a dungeon? Well what ever the reason he is here now and has to get out just like the other Hirelings. Of course he doesn’t have one of those shiny packs full of great gear to help him. Oh and those cymbals on his knee caps are sure to attract monsters! This bonus character will come with special rules (no items, +1 to all movement rolls) and a stand up counter.

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    Apprentice Hireling Level - Copy of “Hirelings: the Ascent” game and The Magic of Bacon Cards - This bonus item comes with 6 Magic of Bacon Cards, 1 for each player. The Magic of Bacon card can be discarded to evade any one monster on the board except the Sasquatch (He’s a vegetarian). Remember you don’t have to outrun the Monster you only have to outrun the platter of bacon!

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    Order of the Ten Foot Pole - Copy of “Hirelings: the Ascent” game, Minstrel Bonus Character, and The Magic of Bacon cards - The bonus items are piling up! Almost enough to fill a Hirelings pack.

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    Order of the Master Packer - Copy of “Hirelings the Ascent” game, Minstrel Bonus Character, The Magic of Bacon cards, and a Hireling in Training T-shirt - The perfect gift set for the gamer kid.

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    Brotherhood of the Door Sealers - Copy of “Hirelings: the Ascent” game, Minstrel Bonus Character, The Magic of Bacon cards, and a Magic of Bacon T-Shirt - Twice the Bacon = Twice the Awesome.

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    Hirelings = Dragon BACON! - Copy of “Hirelings: the Ascent” game, The Magic of Bacon cards, The Magic Of Bacon T-Shirt, and a copy of Flapjacks & Sasquatches now with a Side Of Bacon Expansion. 2 amazing games and all the Bacon products we produce! Flapjacks & Sasquatches 2nd edition is our stick it to your neighbor card game for 2-8 players.

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    Exalted order of the Hired - Copy of “Hirelings: the Ascent” game, Minstrel Bonus Character, The Magic of Bacon cards, and 3D minis of all 6 hirelings and the Minstrel - 7 wonderfully detailed miniatures for you to paint and customize. These amazing plastic miniatures will bring your game to life. Perfect thing to teach the little ones the importance of a marching order. These miniatures will be sculpted and manufactured by “We Have Issues Publishing” Make sure to check out their site!

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    Order of the 20 foot pole - 2 of everything in the $50 level! Copy of “Hirelings: the Ascent” game, Minstrel Bonus Character, and The Magic of Bacon cards - One set you and one for a gift! It's really just 2 10 foot poles and some duct tape.

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    Order of the Slayers - Copy of “Hirelings: the Ascent” game, Minstrel Bonus Character, The Magic of Bacon cards, 3D plastic miniatures of all 6 hirelings and the Minstrel, and have your initials placed on the board - Watch the video, check out the Dragons den, see if you can find the initials of the Gaming Legends! Add yours to the board or box cover. Contact us find out what spots are available. Up to 3 initials, it may not spell anything obscene, yeah we are looking at you. We know them all. We played video games in the 80’s Mr. Andrew Simon Smith.

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    Survivor of the TPK Brotherhood - Copy of “Hirelings: the Ascent” game, Minstrel Bonus Character, The Magic of Bacon cards, 3D plastic miniatures of all 6 hirelings and the Minstrel. Plus you get to name one of the Hirelings or the Dragon - The name will appear in the rule book and on the punch out counter for the Hireling. The Dragon’s name will appear in the rule book and on the back of the box. Have your name immortalized for all time as the Hireling who lived or the foul beast who roasted them all! We reserve the right to decline any name we feel is in bad taste or that carries ill intent. Also no business names.

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    Lord Grand Pooba of the Hireling Guild - Copy of “Hirelings: the Ascent” game, Minstrel Bonus Character, The Magic of Bacon cards, 3D plastic miniatures of all 6 hirelings and the Minstrel, and we will set up a tourney in your honor as Hireling Pooba - Offer good anywhere in the continental United States and subject to schedule restrictions.

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