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Please note, the print and play has cards that may not be in the final base version (they might be put in the NSFW expansion).
Please note, the print and play has cards that may not be in the final base version (they might be put in the NSFW expansion).

 (Please note, this demo uses an NSFW deck that differs from the PG-13 set that comes in the base game)

First full testing prototype. Many have followed.
First full testing prototype. Many have followed.
Prototype for the Custom Box ($100 level), which includes FREE WORLDWIDE SHIPPING!
Prototype for the Custom Box ($100 level), which includes FREE WORLDWIDE SHIPPING!

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Risks and challenges

While this is my first game project on this scale, I have been studying Kickstarter campaigns of all sizes, analyzing what they have done right and what they have done wrong. While it's impossible to avoid every pitfall, I have been taking steps to ensure the campaign will make as few rookie mistakes as possible.

The game itself has been tested, critiqued, and tweaked to ensure it is ready to go. We will be working with PrintNinja, who has been fantastically communicative. Their main office is in the United States, so communication with them (and then with you) will happen in a very timely manner. Having followed another game that used the same company (a game that now sits on my shelf!) I have a good idea of how they operate and get a game into print.

Finally, you can be assured that Bill Shakespeare is Dead is my top priority. Problems may arise, unforseen things may come up, and the course of true gaming may not run smooth. But I will be here to address those challenges and keep you in the loop the entire time. Customer service is my absolute top priority for this project.

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    The Game - Receive 1 (one) copy of Bill Shakespeare is Dead, including all unlocked stretch goals. (This includes free shipping in the U.S.)

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    The Expanded Game - Receive 1 (one) copy of Bill Shakespeare is Dead, including all unlocked stretch goals. You also have your choice of 3 Noun and Verb expansion packs (18 cards each). (This includes free shipping in the U.S.)

    In addition, your name will be included in the dramatically rendered thank you video done at the end!

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    The Customized Game - Receive 1 (one) copy of Bill Shakespeare is Dead, including all unlocked stretch goals and your choice of 3 Noun and Verb expansion packs (18 cards each). You will also work with designer Paul Cosca to create a custom noun or verb that will appear in EVERY copy of Bill Shakespeare is Dead. (This includes free shipping in the U.S.)

    In addition, your name will be included in the dramatically rendered thank you video done at the end as well as the rulebook!

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    Custom Wooden Box - Receive 1 (one) copy of Bill Shakespeare is Dead, including all unlocked stretch goals and your choice of 3 Noun and Verb expansion packs (18 cards each). You will also work with designer Paul Cosca to create a custom noun or verb that will appear in EVERY copy of Bill Shakespeare is Dead.

    Your game will be packaged in a custom wooden box. Shaped like a book, this box will be perfect with your games or next to your own copy of The Complete Works. The box will be etched and stained by hand and can be customized with a name of your choice. Great for a gift or for yourself!

    This level includes free shipping WORLDWIDE through USPS.

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    Customize Everything - Men - Receive 1 (one) copy of Bill Shakespeare is Dead, including all unlocked stretch goals and your choice of 3 Noun and Verb expansion packs (18 cards each). You will also work with designer Paul Cosca to create a custom noun or verb that will appear in EVERY copy of Bill Shakespeare is Dead.

    Your (or a loved one's) likeness will also appear in the game as a character. Artist Anna Poplawska will turn your picture into a character in the game (which will appear in EVERY copy of the game), done in gorgeous watercolors. You will receive the original watercolor once production is complete. (This includes free shipping on everything WORLDWIDE)

    In addition, your name will be included in the dramatically rendered thank you video done at the end and the rulebook!

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    Customize Everything - Women - Receive 1 (one) copy of Bill Shakespeare is Dead, including all unlocked stretch goals and your choice of 3 Noun and Verb expansion packs (18 cards each). You will also work with designer Paul Cosca to create a custom noun or verb that will appear in EVERY copy of Bill Shakespeare is Dead.

    Your (or a loved one's) likeness will also appear in the game as a character. Artist Anna Poplawska will turn your picture into a character in the game (which will appear in EVERY copy of the game), done in gorgeous watercolors. You will receive the original watercolor once production is complete. (This includes free shipping on everything WORLDWIDE)

    In addition, your name will be included in the dramatically rendered thank you video done at the end and the rulebook!

    This pledge level is for female art subjects. If you are interested in pledging for multiple rewards at this level, please message me directly.

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