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Update #4

Add-On #2: The signed Hardcover-Artbook

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Dear friends of Days of Dawn.

We're so happy about the reception of the first add-on! Almost 100 of you chose to upgrade their pledge to get the Special-Edition-AddOn. This is a big step for Days of Dawn and we want to say thank you for your pledges and your positive feedback about this add-on.

Many of you are already awaiting the next one and I'm happy to announce it today:

AddOn: The signed Hardcover-Artbook

This beauty and every true fan's must-have is now available as an add-on! On 100 beautifully designed full-color pages we'll be giving you an in-depth view into the creation of Days of Dawn. Not only will you find high-quality prints of the individual scenery-assets, characters and creatures, there's also going to be portraits of team-members, sketches (some of them never seen before), you'll get behind-the-scene-views and making-ofs.

By increasing your original pledge by $40, you will be able to choose the hardcover artbook as an additional reward*. Looking for a gift? You can pledge for up to ten artbooks (kickstarter guidelines prohibit higher orders) by adding the specific amount if you like.

* go to "Manage your pledge", add 40$ to your pledge and keep your reward selection – add-on selection will be handled after the kickstarter-campaign.

Special Edition

Last but not least a word about the "backer-exclusive content" to be found in the Special Edition: The poll result and your comments have told us that we'll be able to make the Special Edition's additional content available as a DLC to non-backers somewhat after the game's release. This is a win-win situation – thank you for your support in this! As you've got no problem with cosmetic extras, we'll think of a niftly little extra for you to add to our backer's SEs. If that's okay with you ;)

Thank you for your ongoing support! All the best,
Tassilo & the Bumblebees.

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    1. Mrb.small

      Creator Bumblebee. on February 2, 2013

      You will!

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      Creator Leo S on February 2, 2013

      Will those of us on Collector Special Edition level also get the artbook signed? :)

    3. Mrb.small

      Creator Bumblebee. on February 2, 2013

      It is – this is just a way to make it available to backers who don't want to get the Collector's Editon or to allow those who do to get additional copies of the book.

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      Creator RoT Daysofdawn + Deathfire on February 2, 2013

      as far as i know it´s the same book!

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      Creator mrfatso ~ Defender of The Goat on February 2, 2013

      is the artbook the same as the artbook in the collector special edition?

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      Creator Marco Meijer on February 1, 2013

      That is some art there!

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