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Buy and sell your city with Metropoli, the mobile gaming app which uses Foursquare to make you the game piece and your city the board. Read more

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Buy and sell your city with Metropoli, the mobile gaming app which uses Foursquare to make you the game piece and your city the board.

New York, NY Technology
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(Formerly Foursquaropoly!)

Remember sitting around the table, cards in-hand owning your 'rents in trivia or taking grandma to the bank to cash in? Board games hold a special place in our hearts but we don't get to enjoy them so often in this digital age. This is the 21st Century dang-it! We have cars that fly! (Oh wait) OK they can't fly but if you can order Sushi from your phone, you should be able to play a board game when and where you want.

Jump out of your time capsule and into Metropoli— a gaming app that uses Foursquare to make you the game piece and your city the board. Boom baby! Grandma would be so proud! (If only she knew what Foursquare was.)

We need your help in making Metropoli come to life. We're raising $12,000 to pay our developer (code man, code!), rebuild & manage the Metropoli website and get you kids the game as fast as we can! 

We'll be launching in New York city first— following cities world wide.

And yes! BOTH iPhone and Android platforms will be supported!

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    $1 reward

    9 backers

    Virtual hi-five and a Metropoli wallpaper for your desktop or iPhone.

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    $5 reward

    15 backers

    Get the advantage with $5,000 Metro Dollars, wallpaper and (of course) the virtual hi-five. (Keep your eye on the Metro Dollar amounts below—they rise fast and so will you!)

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    $15 reward

    4 backers

    Exclusive pre-launch Metropolist Foursquare-icon. Display your Metropoli-pride and use this icon as your Foursquare avatar + $15,000 Metro Dollars, wallpaper and virtual hi-five.

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    $25 reward

    47 backers Limited (153 left of 200)

    Beta invite! Play it first for free and talk mad game to your friends. Take THAT—(insert friend's name here) AND you get the Metropolist Membership (every city has a VIP club!) You'll be notified of special events, get free Metropoli merchandise and eternal fun n' sunshine + $ 25,000 Metro Dollars, Foursquare icon, wallpaper and virtual hi-five.

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    $50 reward

    5 backers Limited (145 left of 150)

    Your name on our Mega-Metropolists Wall (aka "Backers" page on website), Beta invite, Metropolist Membership, Foursquare icon, $50,000 Metro Dollars, wallpaper and virtual hi-five.

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    $75 reward

    0 backers Limited (100 left of 100)

    So pretty it makes us cry—Metropoli poster (medium), Mega-Metropolist credit, beta invite, Metropolist membership, Foursquare icon, $75,000 Metro Dollars, wallpaper and virtual hi-five
    (add $15 S&H for outside of the U.S. and Canada).

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    $100 reward

    6 backers Limited (94 left of 100)

    Look at you go! Tell your friends to eat your dust as they envy you in your Metropoli T-shirt! You also unlock $100,000 Metro Dollars + Metropoli poster (large), Mega-Metropolist credit, beta invite, Metropolist membership, Foursquare icon, wallpaper and virtual hi-five.

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    $200 reward

    1 backer Limited (49 left of 50)

    Heyo! You'll get a sparkling limited-edition signed Metropoli poster (Large) AND $200,000 Metro Dollars to start. Of course you get all the other goodies too + Metropoli T-shirt, Mega-Metropolist credit, beta invite, Metropolist membership, Foursquare icon, wallpaper and virtual hi-five (Add $15 S&H for outside of the U.S. and Canada).

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    $500 reward

    1 backer Limited (14 left of 15)

    Wow, you're not shy at all! And you shouldn't be since your name will be displayed within the Metropoli application as a "Funder". You'll also unlock $500,000 Metro Dollars! Also, why don't you give us the name and number of your nemesis and we'll record them crying as you conquer their city. (Use it as your ringtone! ) + Metropoli T-shirt, Limited-edition Metropoli poster (large), Mega-Metropolist credit, beta invite, Metropolist membership, Foursquare icon, wallpaper and virtual hi-five (add $15 S&H for outside of the U.S. and Canada).

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    0 backers Limited (5 left of 5)

    You hungry? How bout a foot massage? It's on us. Are you ready for this?! 1 MILLION Metro Dollars *puts pinky to mouth*. The city is pretty much yours. You'll also be listed as a "Funder" within the Metropoli application in the credits. Just incase you needed more you also get: Limited-edition Metropoli poster (large) & T-shirt, beta invite, Metropolist membership, Foursquare icon, wallpaper and virtual hi-five (add $15 S&H for outside of the U.S. and Canada).

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