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It's a book, a game, and a friendly and informative introduction to the rules and world of Empire live-roleplaying events.
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    Pledge £1 or more About $2

    Help out a bit

    Bill will say thanks to everyone who's bought any reward, in a short video we'll release to my blog where backers will be listed in person.

    Using a random number generator from the order in which backers get listed, we'll pick a random backer to receive a softback book, signed by the IC author. That'll be delivered to an Empire event in 2020.

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    Pledge £10 or more About US$ 13

    Paperback book, delivered to Empire.

    A perfect-bound paperback, colour cover, interior black and white printed.

    **Not suitable as an in-game prop!**

    Delivery to an Empire event is free!

    Includes:
    • One paperback book. Full colour cover. 300 sections. 30,000 words
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    Pledge £10 or more About $13

    Paperback book, delivered by post

    A perfect-bound paperback, colour cover, interior black and white printed, delivered by post to a UK address

    Includes:
    • One paperback book. Full colour cover. 300 sections. 30,000 words
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    Pledge £15 or more About $19

    Softback book, delivered to Empire

    A perfect-bound softback book, black print on cream paper, black line art on a cream card cover.

    Delivery to an Empire event is free!

    Includes:
    • One softback book. Line art cover. 300 sections. 30,000 words.
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    Pledge £15 or more About $19

    Softback book, delivered by post

    A perfect-bound softback book, black print on cream paper, black line art on a cream card cover.

    Includes:
    • One softback book. Line art cover. 300 sections. 30,000 words.
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    Pledge £25 or more About $32

    NEW REWARD: Two books, one Academy copy!

    The Academy already own copies of Adventures in Anvil and Back at Anvil. If you'd like them to own All For Anvil as well, then this is the reward to go for.

    This reward includes two softback books: one for you, and one for them. Both delivered to the Empire field, with a handwritten donor character's name in (my) appalling handwriting inside the front cover of the one for them.

    Includes:
    • One softback book. Line art cover. 300 sections. 30,000 words.
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    Pledge £35 or more About $45

    NEW REWARD: Two books, one for throwing!

    This reward gets you two "books". One is a softback copy of All For Anvil, just the same as any other copy of the softback edition.

    The other is an acceptable replica of the leather edition, lovingly crafted in foam and latex by legendary LRP prop manufacturers Mandala Studios to the usual standards for "safe" throwing weapons in UK lrp systems.

    They say they will "lazer cut out the book size, etch in the title so it looks a bit embossed, detail the page section and latex."

    PLEASE NOTE: As a book is not a weapon, throwing this item at an individual character will cause no physical damage at an Empire event, even if the thrower has the Thrown skill. It may do so at other systems, but not at Empire. The only effect that may result from use of the item in such a fashion is additional weight to an argument. At Empire, it is a non-combat prop. and that is all. It is, in fact, the physical representation of a book. But with no pages or words or pictures.

    Includes:
    • One softback book. Line art cover. 300 sections. 30,000 words.
    • One foam and latex book, red "leather' cover.
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    Pledge £80 or more About $102

    Pleather-bound book

    A hardback copy of All For Anvil, hand-bound in burgundy vegan pleather, lettered in gold spine and front cover with cream endpapers, shipped to an Empire event.

    Includes:
    • One pleather-bound hardback. 300 sections. 30,000 words.
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    Pledge £80 or more About $102

    Pleather-bound book, delivered by post

    A hardback copy of All For Anvil, hand-bound in burgundy vegan pleather, lettered in gold spine and front cover with cream endpapers, shipped to an Empire event.

    Includes:
    • One pleather-bound hardback. 300 sections. 30,000 words.
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    Pledge £110 or more About $140

    Your character appears as an artwork!

    A character of your choice will appear as an illustration in the book taken from a black and white sketch by artist Steph Morris.

    The original A4 sketch will be based on a photo you supply by the end of March 2020, which will be delivered to you at an Empire event in 2020.

    And you get a paperback copy of the book. We couldn't imagine you not wanting a copy of the book your character will be in.

    NB: You *do not* get character artwork included in any pledges above £110, *only* if you specifically make this pledge.

    Includes:
    • One paperback book. Full colour cover. 300 sections. 30,000 words
    • One A4 black and white sketch of your character.
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    Pledge £120 or more About $152

    Leather-bound book, delivered by post

    A hardback copy of All For Anvil, hand-bound in red leather, lettered in gold spine and front cover with cream endpapers.

    Delivered by post to one UK address.

    Includes:
    • One leather-bound hardback. 300 sections. 30,000 words
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    Pledge £120 or more About $152

    One leather-bound book

    A hardback copy of All For Anvil, hand-bound in red leather, lettered in gold spine and front cover with cream endpapers, shipped to an Empire event.

    Includes:
    • One leather-bound hardback. 300 sections. 30,000 words
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    Pledge £150 or more About $190

    "Ambition for Anvil"

    A one-of-a-kind copy of All For Anvil, catchily retitled "Ambition For Anvil", professionally hand-bound in leather.

    Ideally, we'd deliver to an Empire event. If that's not possible, drop me a message.

    Includes:
    • One leather-bound hardback. 300 sections. 30,000 words
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    Pledge £150 or more About $190

    "Prosperity For Anvil"

    A one-of-a-kind copy of All For Anvil, catchily retitled "Prosperity For Anvil", professionally hand-bound in leather.

    Ideally, we'd deliver to an Empire event. If that's not possible, drop me a message.

    Includes:
    • One leather-bound hardback. 300 sections. 30,000 words
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    Pledge £350 or more About $444

    "Pride For Anvil"

    A one-of-a-kind copy of All For Anvil, catchily re-titled "Pride For Anvil", professionally hand-bound in leather.

    This reward also includes a depiction of your group's coat of arms or other specific symbol, which will be used s black and white line art in the book. You will receive a wooden shield of the "heater" shape painted with the coat of arms as a non-combat prop, and the A4 colour original sketch of the symbol.

    Ideally, we'd deliver to an Empire event. If that's not possible, drop me a message.

    Includes:
    • One leather-bound hardback. 300 sections. 30,000 words
    • Wooden shield of the "heater" shape, usable as a non-combat prop.
    • An A4 colour sketch of your group coat of arms or other symbol
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    Pledge £70 or more About $89

    Your character appears in writing!

    This pledge gets you a character appearance in a paragraph of the book, written for you by Andy Raff on the basis of the character's nation, lineage, and virtue (if they have any). If send us 25 words of your own and/or a picture by the end of March 2020, he will use that to give him additional context as to what the character might be doing at Anvil.

    And you get a paperback book. We can't imagine you not wanting a book if your character is mentioned in it.

    (If you have ever been a member of staff at the Academy, let us know. You get an appearance for free.)

    Includes:
    • One paperback book. Full colour cover. 300 sections. 30,000 words
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    Pledge £150 or more About $190

    "Red Roads For Anvil"

    A one-of-a-kind copy of All For Anvil, catchily retitled "Red Roads For Anvil", hand-bound in red leather.

    Ideally, we'd deliver to an Empire event. If that's not possible, drop me a message.

    Includes:
    • One leather-bound hardback. 300 sections. 30,000 words
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    Pledge £150 or more About $190

    "Courage for Anvil"

    A one-of-a-kind copy of All For Anvil, catchily retitled "Courage For Anvil", professionally hand-bound in leather.

    Ideally, we'd deliver to an Empire event. If that's not possible, drop me a message.

    Includes:
    • One leather-bound hardback. 300 sections. 30,000 words
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    Pledge £180 or more About $228

    "Vigilance For Anvil"

    A one-of-a-kind copy of All For Anvil, catchily retitled "Vigilance For Anvil", professionally hand-bound in leather.

    This reward also includes an early proof copy of the book, with an open invitation to notice and mention any errors of spelling, grammar and structure to the team.

    Ideally, we'd deliver to an Empire event. If that's not possible, drop me a message.

    Includes:
    • One leather-bound hardback. 300 sections. 30,000 words
    • One paperback book. Full colour cover. 300 sections. 30,000 words
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    Pledge £180 or more About $228

    "Wisdom For Anvil"

    A one-of-a-kind copy of All For Anvil, catchily retitled "Wisdom For Anvil", professionally hand-bound in leather.

    Ideally, we'd deliver to an Empire event. If that's not possible, drop me a message.

    This reward also includes a cheese board, delivered off-game to a mutually convenient Empire event.

    Includes:
    • One leather-bound hardback. 300 sections. 30,000 words
    • A modest cheese board, assembled with relative care.
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    Pledge £250 or more About $317

    "Loyalty For Anvil"

    A one-of-a-kind copy of All For Anvil, catchily retitled "Vigilance For Anvil", professionally hand-bound in leather.

    This reward also includes a mention for your group, carefully crafted by Andy Raff from 100 words of context you'll send us by the end of March 2020. No appeal will be entered into regarding the precise wording of the mention. Please exercise care in the purchasing of this reward.

    Ideally, we'd deliver to an Empire event. If that's not possible, drop me a message.

    Includes:
    • One leather-bound hardback. 300 sections. 30,000 words
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