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Hardcore Survival Horror Role-Playing Game in a world haunted by the nightmares of dead psychics.
Hardcore Survival Horror Role-Playing Game in a world haunted by the nightmares of dead psychics.
Hardcore Survival Horror Role-Playing Game in a world haunted by the nightmares of dead psychics.
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    Strain Basic

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    Strain Basic with 2 supplements:
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    Xas Irkalla Digital

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    Xas Irkalla Hardcover + Poster

    Hardcover book and "Hungerer in Bone and Tatters" 22x28 inch premium glossy poster hand-signed by James Vail

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    Dark God

    Forge a dark artifact to be included in Xas Irkalla. With your concept, I will work with you to design a unique mechanic and story for your item, and your name will be entered in the credits.

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    Plague God

    In addition to other rewards, I will draw for you a character of your description in my personal dark art style to be included in the final book.

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    The Eye on the Throne

    In addition to other rewards, you will receive an acrylic-on-canvas painting of your character in my personal dark art style.

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