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EOD Meets Tiki! Artifacts from the ruins of Innsmouth to support the 23rd H. P. Lovecraft Film Festival® Oct 5-7, 2018 in Portland, OR
EOD Meets Tiki! Artifacts from the ruins of Innsmouth to support the 23rd H. P. Lovecraft Film Festival® Oct 5-7, 2018 in Portland, OR
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"During the winter of 1927–28 officials of the Federal government made a strange and secret investigation of certain conditions in the ancient Massachusetts seaport of Innsmouth."

"The Shadow Over Innsmouth" ~ H. P. Lovecraft

This year we're rolling back the clock to 1928 and celebrating the Tiki culture we feel sure that Obed Marsh brought back with him from the south seas! It’s also the 125th anniversary of Clark Ashton Smith’s birthday, and some of our programming and activities are inspired by the Emperor of Dreams! 

Join us for 3-days of Lovecraftian horror in film, fiction, art, and music in the heart of beautiful Portland, OR (or is it Y'ha-nthlei?)! Reward descriptions are below.

Add-on and upgrade items

We are fully funded! Onward to the Stretch Goals!

UNLOCKED: $37,000 - A Tiki-rific embroidered patch is being produced as we speak! Now included at all GOLD SHOGGOTH levels FOR FREE, and available as an ADD-ON for only $8.

UNLOCKED $42,000 – BEST OF 2018 DVD - hitting this mark will ensure that we'll be able to produce the Best of 2018 Short Film Collection on DVD, pay the filmmakers royalties, and we’ll INCLUDE IT AT ALL GOLD SHOGGOTH LEVELS. It will also be available as a discounted ADD-ON for all other levels. NOTE: Delivered in Spring/Summer 2019.

UNLOCKED U$45,000 - VIRTUAL TICKET - BE THERE IN SPIRIT FOR REAL (kinda)! We will provide an on-line stream DURING THE FEST WEEKEND with 2+ blocks of new short films, plus selected panels and events FREE AT SILVER & GOLD SHOGGOTH LEVELS. Reaching this level makes the Shadow Out of Time and Traveler From Beyond the Stars levels an INSANELY good thing for people who can't attend the festival in person.

UNLOCKED $48,000 - BEST OF 2018 BLU-RAY - We have the funds to produce the Best of 2018 on high definition Blu-ray. This will be in addition to the DVD (so both will be available separately) and we're offering it at a nominal UPGRADE price for GOLD SHOGGOTH LEVELS (+ $7) and as a discounted ADD-ON ($21 + shipping: $4 to US, $11 Canada, $15 everywhere else). NOTE: Delivered in Spring/Summer 2019.

$52,000 - Classics Volume 3 DVD - preserving even more of the classic short films from festival days of yore is an arduous task, but we think it's worth it! This one might take a while as we would have to track down filmmakers and film files from 20+ years, but we would keep you updated regularly along the way.

Silver Shoggoth Levels

  • $100 Shadow Out of tIme
  • $198 VIP
  • $215 Early Bird VIP
  • $390 VIP for two
  • $410 Early Bird VIP for two

Gold Shoggoth Levels

  • $285 Traveler From Beyond the Stars
  • $325 VIP Experience Levels
  • $500 All Access Levels, and all levels above

REWARDS

You can support our Kickstarter whether you're able to attend the festival or not! There are some fantastic rewards at the many "there in spirit levels." At the end of the campaign, we'll calculate your shipping to anywhere!

VIP PARTY - A NIGHT IN Y'HA-NTHLEI

For VIP backers, the weekend gets an early start on Thursday, October 4th with a Tiki-inspired Reception at the Gilman House Lounge*. Our host and emcee, Tony Starlight will guide you through the evening's diversions while you hob nob with a few of our featured guests. Enjoy a traditional Hawaiian feast, tropical cocktails, live music by ukelele sensation The Walakeas, and a ritual like none you've experienced before! A ticket for this event is included in all VIP levels, EXPERIENCE levels, and ALL ACCESS levels.
*VIP Reception is 7-10 pm on Thursday, October 4th, 1125 SE Madison, Portland, OR 97214.

3-DAY PASS & SOUVENIR BADGE

A full 3-day pass is included in all Attend, VIP, and All Access levels. You also get an exclusive badge that designates you as a supporter and loyal Cultist. Wear this to gain priority seating for limited space events. You can add a plain 3-Day pass to any level by adding $60 to your pledge (this does not come with the aforementioned badge or privileges associated).

LAPEL PIN

Invoke the protections of our Great Old One wherever you go with this year's lapel pin. (Not available outside the Kickstarter.) It is included in all Attend, VIP, and All Access levels, and many of the “there in spirit” rewards.

EXCLUSIVE T-SHIRT, ZIP HOODY, CAMP SHIRT

The finished Tiki Cthulhu design that will grace the T-shirt, Women's Fitted Tee, and Tropical Camp Shirt, plus the lapel pin and NEW Embroidered patch!
The finished Tiki Cthulhu design that will grace the T-shirt, Women's Fitted Tee, and Tropical Camp Shirt, plus the lapel pin and NEW Embroidered patch!

This year’s Tiki-inspired design adorns the exclusive supporter t-shirt, hoody, and camp shirt. Instead of doing the usual work shirt, we decided to go with a more island styled camp shirt, perfect for lounging with a tropical drink! T-shirts (S-5XL unisex, S-2XL women's) are included many levels and can be added or upgraded to a Hoody (S-4XL) or a Camp Shirt (XS-4XL). Check the Add-On List at the bottom for details.

LIMITED EDITION CTHULHU TIKI MUG

SIMPLIFIED MOCKUP ONLY - See here the original flat design, then extruded and wrapped around a cylinder to give you a simplified idea of the finished mug. After work by a professional sculptor, the completed master will have more rounded, dramatic features. Cast in ceramic and with an antique green glaze, this is going to be awesome!
SIMPLIFIED MOCKUP ONLY - See here the original flat design, then extruded and wrapped around a cylinder to give you a simplified idea of the finished mug. After work by a professional sculptor, the completed master will have more rounded, dramatic features. Cast in ceramic and with an antique green glaze, this is going to be awesome!

Included in many of the “there in spirit” levels, VIP Experience, and All-Access levels. This custom made ceramic Tiki mug was designed by Brian Callahan and is perfect for holding about 16 oz of your favorite cold or hot beverages.

YOU CAN GET THE TIKI MUG (a $40 value) FOR A LIMITED TIME IN THE EARLY BIRD * VIP 3-DAY AND EARLY BIRD * VIP 3-DAY FOR TWO LEVELS for only $20 more (included in the price of the level)! These early bird levels will close at 11:59 pm on Saturday, September 1st.

DEEP ONE SPECIMEN JAR

This wet specimen looks to be a preserved Deep One in larval stage. Many more like it were lost during the military’s ministrations in Innsmouth (and we mourn their loss). Tin Plate Studios has carefully re-created the original in this limited edition batch. The specimen jar is included in some "there in spirit" and higher All Access levels.

Wet Specimen concept sketch (©Tin Plate Studios)
Wet Specimen concept sketch (©Tin Plate Studios)
As part of the restoration work in Innsmouth, and below, in our holy city of Y'han-thlei, we've uncovered our most valuable treasure: the Deep One young that are the key to our prosperousness and immortality. Preserved by TinPlate studios, this is a special reward for the serious Lovecraftian collector.
As part of the restoration work in Innsmouth, and below, in our holy city of Y'han-thlei, we've uncovered our most valuable treasure: the Deep One young that are the key to our prosperousness and immortality. Preserved by TinPlate studios, this is a special reward for the serious Lovecraftian collector.

THE CAPTAIN'S TREASURES - HYBRID FIGURINE & CHARM

(L) "Human" side of Innsmouth fetish idol, Ceremonial net charm, used for calling bounty from the sea or signaling concourse with the Deep Ones, and collectible box etched with the Eye of Y'han-thlei. (R) Deep One side of the fetish idol, and a second side of the pyramidal charm, with the open box.
(L) "Human" side of Innsmouth fetish idol, Ceremonial net charm, used for calling bounty from the sea or signaling concourse with the Deep Ones, and collectible box etched with the Eye of Y'han-thlei. (R) Deep One side of the fetish idol, and a second side of the pyramidal charm, with the open box.

Rescued from the ruins of Innsmouth's waterfront demolition, this set includes two Exclusive sculptures, finished in a lovely "Innsmouth Gold" patina, from Catalyst Studios artist A. S. Koi, inside a rustic and weathered collectible box emblazoned with the Eye of Y'han-thlei. The Innsmouth fetish idol is an ancient traditional form, symbolizing the transition of mortal, land-dwelling human to our final form, the glorious and eternal Deep One! One side of the fetish shews the youthful human aspect, while turning it over displays the aspect of one who has taken to the sea.

Also included is a Ceremonial Net charm, used to call up bounty from the waves, or to signal to our brethren below Devil Reef the commencement of ritual concourse with those above.

They are included in in some "there in spirit" and higher All Access levels.

"MAGNA MATER MARIS" - MOTHER HYDRA WOODCUT PRINT

Unnaturally long-lived, Mother Hydra sits on her eggs. As the powerful counterpart to Father Dagon, it is only fitting that she have her own iconography. Framed in a beautiful vesica piscis, beware her placid expression for she is mighty! Designed and hand carved by Liv Rainey-Smith, this woodcut print is a limited edition work. Included in in some "there in spirit" and higher All Access levels.

In Progress: The design for the Magna Mater Maris woodcut is transferred to the block in preparation for carving! (photos ©Liv Rainey-Smith)
In Progress: The design for the Magna Mater Maris woodcut is transferred to the block in preparation for carving! (photos ©Liv Rainey-Smith)
L to R: in-progress carving the block, test print, and nearly final wood block... almost ready to make the 50 limited edition prints of Mother Hydra!
L to R: in-progress carving the block, test print, and nearly final wood block... almost ready to make the 50 limited edition prints of Mother Hydra!

LIMITED EDITION WOOD BOX

The Deep One Specimen Jar and Captain’s Treasures are nestled in this custom hand-finished wood box. This set is limited to 15 and is included in the “Innsmouth Artifact Box,"  and in some "there in spirit" and higher All Access levels.

OFFICIAL FESTIVAL POSTER

This year’s festival poster art is by Dave Correia, winner of the 2017 Pickman’s Apprentice artist competition! ADD the poster to any level for $10.

AUDIO CD - THE WALAKEAS

Zadok Allen spoke of Chief Walakea and his gold, but he didn’t know about his musical talents! The Chief and friends are performing an exclusive set at the “Night in Y’ha-nthlei” VIP Party. Take some of the island warmth home with you on this 3-song EP. Included in all VIP 3-Day, VIP Experience, and All Access levels. ADD the CD to any level for $10.

LURKER IN THE LOBBY SCENARIO DECK

Over a year in the making, this 52-card scenario deck is a supplement to the Arkham Horror Card Game. Conceived by festival founder Andrew Migliore, with fabulous art by John Donald Carlucci, this is a must-have for gamers and fans alike! (Note, the core Arkham Horror card game is needed to play with this scenario.) ADD to any level for $20.

MESSAGES FROM BEYOND - CLASSIFIEDS

Find yourself in the pages of the DAILY LURKER, a 1928 style newspaper that we are creating to commemorate the event. Printed on real newsprint and containing faux articles, historic photos, fiction, comics, film and programming information, and content from our contributors. Send a message to us from the year 1928, without all the fuss of inventing a time machine!

DAILY LURKER PROGRAM

This 1928 style newspaper contains all the programming information for the festival, guest bios, film synopses, a comic spread written by a notable Portland author, fiction, and more! This is included in all levels at "The Daily Lurker" and above. ADD an extra copy for $8.

DIGITAL DOWNLOAD PACK

The download pack is a curated virtual goody bag of digital art, music, desktop wallpapers, and more! This is included at each level from the "Digital Download Pack" level to "Executive Producer."

FEATURED LEVELS

DEVIL REEF TIKI CLUB STARTER AND DELUXE KITS

Sip your preferred beverage in style with these two kits. Each includes the limited edition Cthulhu Tiki mug. The starter kit also includes the Supporter T-shirt, and the deluxe kit upgrades you to the Camp Shirt.

THERE IN SPIRIT LEVELS

If you can't be with us in person, you can be with us in spirit via our "there in spirit" levels. "Shadow Out of Time" includes a message in the Daily Lurker classifieds section, Lapel Pin, Supporter t-shirt, souvenir badge, official festival poster, a copy of the Daily Lurker program, and the digital download pack. The "Traveler from Beyond the Stars" also includes the Cthulhu Tiki Mug, Deep One Specimen Jar, Captain's Treasures, Magna Mater Maris Woodcut Print, and limited edition artifact box.

VIP EXPERIENCES

All VIP Experience levels include the VIP 3-Day package and Gold Shoggoth Stretch Goal rewards.

DELTA GREEN LARP - "A Night at the Opera" scenario

We’re switching things up this year and doing a LARP that will take you to sites around Portland while uncovering clues, solving puzzles, and tracking down the bad guys!

Leave your sanity behind for this non-traditional live action role playing scenario full of mystery and terror in a world of conspiracy, paranoia, mistrust, and betrayal! This is all about Lovecraftian horrors combined with the shadow reality of Delta Green, a modern-day role-playing game of a secretive government conspiracy fighting the Mythos. If you join us, you will receive a pre-made character and basic training on the character’s skills. Expect to be walking and motoring around Portland to various public and private locations on your investigation. (There will be some stairs, but no strenuous physical activity is required.)

Costuming is encouraged, but not required. If you want to dress like a government agent, go for it! No experience is needed with Delta Green, H.P. Lovecraft, or LARPs—just bring your spirit of adventure and a willingness to role-play in a dark, dangerous, supernatural universe!

THE TAINTED (INK) WELL - FICTION STORY

Cosmic Horror Fiction is the foundation this festival was built upon. H. P. Lovecraft encouraged his colleagues to utilize the worlds and entities he created in their own work, to carry the mythology forward in time. This level immortalizes you in a short story that will be published in the Daily Lurker program. We asked horror author Zandra Renwick (Push of the Sky) to pen this year's customized tale of terror! 

ALMOST SQUAMOUS - FRONT PAGE STORY

Here is an opportunity to tell some made up truth! Author and veteran Lurker Adam Scott Glancy will write a news story about you (or your alter ego) and we'll print it on the front page of the Daily Lurker program. Your ten minutes of fame starts now!

HORROR IN THE PLAY - WALK ON ROLE

Have you always wanted to be on stage during the festival, but didn't know what you would say? The H. P. Lovecraft Historical Society can help you with that! Take the Walk on Role of a lifetime in the Saturday afternoon performance of the Dark Adventure Radio Theater presentation of "The Shadow Over Innsmouth"!

THE DARK EIDOLON - SCENARIO CARD AVATAR

Become part of the "Lurker in the Lobby" scenario deck! This 52-card scenario deck is a supplement to the Arkham Horror card game, and has a card reserved for your likeness! The deck was designed by festival founder Andrew Migliore to be played as a supplement to the Arkham Horror card game. With art by John Donald Carlucci, this is a once in a lifetime opportunity to have your likeness on a criminal mastermind, a player ally, or a player objective card in this limited edition deck! 

ALL ACCESS VIP: TSATHOGGUA

This is for hard-core festival fans. From deep in N'kai, your voice will be heard! Your VIP treatment includes a Vote for "Best Short Film" in our jury, Green Room access, VIP Reception, Tiki mug, Walakeas CD, the "Lurker in the Lobby" scenario deck, 3-day pass and souvenir badge, limited edition lapel pin, auto upgrade to a zip up hoody, digital download pack, and makes you eligible for all Gold Shoggoth Stretch Goal rewards.

ALL ACCESS VIP: UBBO-SATHLA

You're the H. P. Lovecraft Film Festival SUPERFan. Behold the rewards of fanatacism! In addition to all the core VIP rewards (VIP Party, Tiki Mug, Walakeas CD, 3-day pass and souvenir badge), you'll view the films in your own reserved seat, refresh yourself in the Green Room, play the Delta Green LARP with Aaron Vanek, and get an auto upgrade to a hoody or Camp Shirt, the "Lurker in the Lobby" scenario deck. PLUS you get the Deep One Specimen Jar, Captain's Treasures, Magna Mater Maris woodcut print, and you'll take home a coveted display box sized festival poster signed by this year's guests! On Saturday night, the Festival Directors and Founder will take you out to dinner. Makes you eligible for all Gold Shoggoth Stretch Goal rewards.

EMPEROR OF DREAMS

Attending is fun, but you could also be instrumental in this production! Be the presenter of a Short Film Block and become an integral part of the festival! As a high level VIP you will be taken out to dinner by the Festival Directors on Saturday night. Includes onscreen message, 2 reserved theater seats, a light-box sized festival poster signed by the guests, all the artifacts, plus TWO of everything in the UBBO-SATHLA Level PLUS all GOLD SHOGGOTH rewards at each stretch goal.

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Be a vital part of putting on this festival! You will receive presenter credit, thank you's on-screen between program blocks and on our poster, full page representation in the Daily Lurker newspaper program. You may also take part as a presenter in our award ceremony at your discretion (bring a suit!). In addition, you get 2 VIP ticket packages that include the 3-day festival pass and VIP Party, as well as all the other goodies at the Emperor of Dreams level.

ADD ONS

You can add additional items to your rewards even if they're already in your level. Want more shirts or a couple more scenario decks? You can have them by increasing your pledge! We'll sort out your Add-ons in PledgeManager after the campaign ends.

Add a supporter t-shirt - increase your pledge by $25. 
Add a supporter hoody - increase your pledge by $50. 
Add a supporter Camp Shirt - increase your pledge by $55. 
Upgrade your t-shirt - If your level already comes with a t-shirt, you can upgrade your t-shirt to a hoody or camp shirt. Increase your pledge by $25 for a hoody, or by $30 for a camp shirt (for each t-shirt you are upgrading).
Add the limited edition Mater Magna Maris woodcut print - increase your pledge by $75. 
Add the Walakeas CD - increase your pledge by $10. 
Add the Lurker in the Lobby scenario deck - increase your pledge by $20.
Add an Official Poster - increase your pledge by $10.
Add a plain 3-Day pass (normal wristband; does not include anything else) - increase your pledge by $60.

Cthulhu Tiki Mugs, Specimen Jars, Captain's Treasures, and Wood Cut prints are included in limited reward levels. If any are not claimed at the end of the campaign, they will be offered for add on in PledgeManager.

A NOTE ABOUT SHIPPING

This year, in an effort to continue to streamline the survey and reward fulfillment process, we are using PledgeManager again. Why change back? While we have not found a turnkey solution that fits our every Weird whim, we have found PledgeManager to be the best solution available, and has for Local Pickup as a built-in feature! At the end of the campaign, Kickstarter will charge your account for the amount of your pledge. After the campaign ends, we will send you the survey through PledgeManager. If you are having your rewards shipped to you, you will be charged the actual weight-based shipping through the app. This means you will be paying shipping separately, but it also means you'll likely be paying less shipping than what we would have to guess at in Kickstarter. Depending on your reward level, you can expect US shipping to be between $2-$20, and International shipping to be between $7-$45.

Thanks to our Contributors and Cohorts!

Risks and challenges

If we reach our goal, we'll have the resources needed to complete our programming, take care of our guests, and provide an even more amazing experience for attendees. If we don't reach our goal, we will have to pawn everything and probably make a deal with a crossroads demon to fund the festival. This will be our 10th festival as directors, so we are comfortable with all the processes that make up the festival. Also, this is our 6th Kickstarter for the HPLFF. The first five were very successful so we do not anticipate any problems with fulfillment of rewards, since we're pretty used to the process now.

Once successfully funded, we will need to start the process of printing T-shirts, producing the lapel pins and other physical rewards. Most of these jobs have already been arranged and are just waiting for us to greenlight them at the end of our Kickstarter project. With successful funding, we will also be able to begin confirming special events, as well as book additional films that provide historical perspective on Cosmic Horror in Cinema. As a backer, you will be kept in the loop on all these developments leading up to the festival, so that you can be sure that we are fulfilling our end of the bargain.

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    Rescued from the ruins of Innsmouth's waterfront demolition, this limited edition set includes a figurine of an amphibious man and a charm sized net weight. Finished in "Innsmouth Gold" patina, created and produced by Ann S. Koi of Catalyst Studios. Comes in a collectible box.

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    The Great Mother of the Sea, sits on her eggs. It's Mother Hydra! As the powerful counterpart to Father Dagon, it is only fitting that she have her own iconography. Framed in a beautiful vesica piscis, beware her placid expression for she is mighty! Designed and hand carved by Liv Rainey-Smith, this woodcut print is a limited edition work and an incredible value.

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    INNSMOUTH ARTIFACT BOX

    For the serious art collector! The Deep One Specimen Jar and Captain’s Treasures figurine and charm are nestled in a collectible wood box.

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    Includes:
    • Digital Download Pack
    • The Captain's Treasures: hybrid figurine & charm
    • Deep One Specimen Jar
    • Daily Lurker festival program
    • Thank you in The Daily Lurker
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    ATTEND for TWO: 3-DAY DELUXE

    Double the fun with this 3-Day package for two people! Two 3-day festival passes with souvenir tickets, two exclusive lapel pins, two limited edition supporter t-shirts, one code for the download pack. Your rewards will be available for pick-up starting Friday, Oct 5.

    Includes:
    • Digital Download Pack
    • Thank you in The Daily Lurker
    • 3-Day Festival Pass x 2
    • Souvenir Badge x 2
    • Exclusive T-shirt or Babydoll x 2
    • Exclusive Lapel Pin x 2
    • Daily Lurker festival program x 2
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    VIP 3-DAY - A NIGHT IN Y'HA-NTHLEI

    As a VIP, your weekend of Lovecraftian fun starts on Thursday, October 4th with a Tiki-inspired Reception at the Gilman House Lounge. Our host and emcee, Tony Starlight will guide you through the evening's diversions while you hob nob with a few of our featured guests. Enjoy a traditional Hawaiian feast, tropical cocktails, live music by The Walakeas, and a ritual like none you've experienced before! As a VIP, you'll also enjoy early entry to the theatre on opening night. Includes a CD of the Walakeas for you to take home! Your rewards will be available for pick-up starting Friday, Oct 5.

    Includes:
    • Digital Download Pack
    • Audio CD- The Walakeas
    • Exclusive Lapel Pin
    • Exclusive T-shirt or Babydoll
    • 3-Day Festival Pass
    • VIP Party
    • Daily Lurker festival program
    • Thank you in The Daily Lurker
    • Souvenir Badge
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    EARLY BIRD SPECIAL * VIP 3-DAY

    **ONLY AVAILABLE UNTIL 11:59 PM ON SEPTEMBER 1ST!** Be one of the first to pledge for the VIP 3-Day package and we will include the limited edition CTHULHU TIKI MUG at a special price! ($40 add-on value for only $20 more)**

    As a VIP, your weekend of Lovecraftian fun starts on Thursday, October 4th with a Tiki-inspired Reception at the Gilman House Lounge. Our host and emcee, Tony Starlight will guide you through the evening's diversions while you hob nob with a few of our featured guests. Enjoy a traditional Hawaiian feast, tropical cocktails, live music by The Walakeas, and a ritual like none you've experienced before! As a VIP, you'll also enjoy early entry to the theatre on opening night. Your rewards will be available for pick-up starting Friday, Oct 5.

    Includes:
    • Digital Download Pack
    • Thank you in The Daily Lurker
    • Daily Lurker festival program
    • Cthulhu Tiki Mug
    • VIP Party
    • 3-Day Festival Pass
    • Exclusive T-shirt or Babydoll
    • Exclusive Lapel Pin
    • Audio CD- The Walakeas
    • Souvenir Badge
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    TRAVELER FROM BEYOND THE STARS

    This premium "there in spirit" package has all the cultist essentials, plus the art collector's dream! Includes the lapel pin, souvenir badge, supporter tee, Cthulhu Tiki Mug, Specimen Jar, Captain's Treasures, "Mater Magna Maris" woodcut print, a Message from Beyond classified, official festival poster, Daily Lurker Program, and digital download pack.

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    Includes:
    • Digital Download Pack
    • Souvenir Badge
    • Thank you in The Daily Lurker
    • Official Festival Poster
    • Daily Lurker festival program
    • Cthulhu Tiki Mug
    • Exclusive T-shirt or Babydoll
    • Exclusive Lapel Pin
    • "Magna Mater Maris" Woodcut Print
    • Deep One Specimen Jar
    • The Captain's Treasures: hybrid figurine & charm
    • Limited Edition box
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    VIP EXPERIENCE - DELTA GREEN LARP

    You are invited to "A Night at the Opera," an original Delta Green Live Action Role Playing game created by Aaron Vanek (long time lurker and LARP veteran). Leave your sanity behind for this non-traditional LARP of mystery and terror in a world of conspiracy, paranoia and Lovecraftian horrors. You will explore some of Portland's more obscure sights (on foot and by car) in this dynamic storytelling experience. The LARP takes place during the day on Friday October 5th. This level also includes all the rewards in the VIP-3-day. Rewards will be available for pickup starting Friday, October 5th.

    Includes:
    • Digital Download Pack
    • Thank you in The Daily Lurker
    • Delta Green LARP
    • Daily Lurker festival program
    • Cthulhu Tiki Mug
    • VIP Party
    • 3-Day Festival Pass
    • Exclusive T-shirt or Babydoll
    • Exclusive Lapel Pin
    • Audio CD- The Walakeas
    • Souvenir Badge
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    VIP EXPERIENCE: THE TAINTED INK WELL

    Be immortalized in fiction! At this level, you're the main character in a short story written by ZANDRA RENWICK, published in the Daily Lurker! Includes everything in the VIP 3-Day level PLUS all GOLD SHOGGOTH rewards at each stretch goal. As a VIP, you'll also enjoy early entry to the theatre on opening night. Your rewards will be available for pick-up starting Friday, Oct 5.

    Includes:
    • Digital Download Pack
    • Thank you in The Daily Lurker
    • Personalized Fiction Story
    • Daily Lurker festival program
    • Cthulhu Tiki Mug
    • VIP Party
    • 3-Day Festival Pass
    • Exclusive T-shirt or Babydoll
    • Exclusive Lapel Pin
    • Audio CD- The Walakeas
    • Souvenir Badge
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    VIP EXPERIENCE: ALMOST SQUAMOUS

    Your ten minutes of fame starts now! We'll feature you in a mythos related news story written by SCOTT GLANCY, published on the front page of the Daily Lurker. Includes everything in the VIP 3-day level PLUS all GOLD SHOGGOTH rewards at each stretch goal. As a VIP, you'll also enjoy early entry to the theatre on opening night. Your rewards will be available for pick-up starting Friday, Oct 5.

    Includes:
    • Digital Download Pack
    • Thank you in The Daily Lurker
    • Personalized Front Page News Story
    • Daily Lurker festival program
    • Cthulhu Tiki Mug
    • VIP Party
    • 3-Day Festival Pass
    • Exclusive T-shirt or Babydoll
    • Exclusive Lapel Pin
    • Audio CD- The Walakeas
    • Souvenir Badge
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    VIP EXPERIENCE: HORROR IN THE PLAY

    You've always wanted to be on stage, you say? This level puts you in the limelight with a walk on role in the HPLHS live performance of the Dark Adventure Radio Theatre production "The Shadow Over Innsmouth"! Includes everything in the VIP 3-day level PLUS all GOLD SHOGGOTH rewards at each stretch goal. As a VIP, you'll also enjoy early entry to the theatre on opening night. Your rewards will be available for pick-up starting Friday, Oct 5.

    Includes:
    • Digital Download Pack
    • Thank you in The Daily Lurker
    • Walk on role in live performance of "The Shadow Over Innsmouth"
    • Daily Lurker festival program
    • Cthulhu Tiki Mug
    • VIP Party
    • 3-Day Festival Pass
    • Exclusive T-shirt or Babydoll
    • Exclusive Lapel Pin
    • Audio CD- The Walakeas
    • Souvenir Badge
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    VIP EXPERIENCE: THE DARK EIDOLON

    Become part of the "Lurker in the Lobby" scenario deck! This 52-card scenario deck is a supplement to the Arkham Horror card game, and has a card reserved for your likeness! Conceived by festival founder Andrew Migliore, with art by John Donald Carlucci, this is a once in a lifetime opportunity to be either a criminal mastermind, a player ally, or a player objective in this limited edition deck! Includes everything in the VIP 3-day level PLUS all GOLD SHOGGOTH rewards at each stretch goal. As a VIP, you'll also enjoy early entry to the theatre on opening night. Your rewards will be available for pick-up starting Friday, Oct 5.

    Includes:
    • Digital Download Pack
    • Souvenir Badge
    • Thank you in The Daily Lurker
    • Daily Lurker festival program
    • Cthulhu Tiki Mug
    • VIP Party
    • 3-Day Festival Pass
    • Exclusive T-shirt or Babydoll
    • Exclusive Lapel Pin
    • Audio CD- The Walakeas
    • "Lurker in the Lobby" Scenario Card Avatar
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    VIP for TWO - A Night in Y'ha-nthlei

    VIP for Two is twice as nice! Your weekend of Lovecraftian fun starts on Thursday, October 4th with a Tiki-inspired Reception at the Gilman House Lounge. Our host and emcee, Tony Starlight will guide you through the evening's diversions while you hob nob with a few of our featured guests. Enjoy a traditional Hawaiian feast, tropical cocktails, live music by The Walakeas, and a ritual like none you've experienced before! As a VIP, you'll also enjoy early entry to the theatre on opening night. Includes 2 VIP Party tickets, 2 Festival Passes, 2 Lapel Pins, 2 supporter tees, 1 Walakeas CD, 1 download pack. Your rewards will be available for pick-up starting Friday, Oct 5.

    Includes:
    • Digital Download Pack
    • Audio CD- The Walakeas
    • Thank you in The Daily Lurker
    • 3-Day Festival Pass x 2
    • Souvenir Badge x 2
    • Exclusive T-shirt or Babydoll x 2
    • Exclusive Lapel Pin x 2
    • Daily Lurker festival program x 2
    • VIP Party x 2
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    EARLY BIRD SPECIAL * VIP 3-DAY for TWO

    **ONLY AVAILABLE UNTIL 11:59 PM ON SEPTEMBER 1ST!** Be one of the first to pledge for the VIP 3-Day package and we will include one limited edition CTHULHU TIKI MUG at a special price! ($40 add-on value for only $20)**

    VIP for Two is twice as nice! Your weekend of Lovecraftian fun starts on Thursday, October 4th with a Tiki-inspired Reception at the Gilman House Lounge. Our host and emcee, Tony Starlight will guide you through the evening's diversions while you hob nob with a few of our featured guests. Enjoy a traditional Hawaiian feast, tropical cocktails, live music by The Walakeas, and a ritual like none you've experienced before! As a VIP, you'll also enjoy early entry to the theatre on opening night. Includes 2 VIP Party tickets, 2 Festival Passes, 2 Lapel Pins, 2 supporter tees, 1 Walakeas CD, 1 download pack. Your rewards will be available for pick-up starting Friday, Oct 5.

    Includes:
    • Digital Download Pack
    • Daily Lurker festival program x 2
    • Exclusive Lapel Pin x 2
    • Exclusive T-shirt or Babydoll x 2
    • Souvenir Badge x 2
    • 3-Day Festival Pass x 2
    • Thank you in The Daily Lurker
    • Cthulhu Tiki Mug
    • Audio CD- The Walakeas
    • VIP Party x 2
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    ALL ACCESS VIP - TSATHOGGUA

    This is like a backstage pass for hard-core festival fans! Includes everything in the VIP 3-day level, PLUS you get to be part of the Ritual during the VIP Party, includes Green Room access, Vote for "Best Short Film," PLUS all GOLD SHOGGOTH rewards at each stretch goal. AUTO UPGRADE to a Hoody or Camp Shirt. Your rewards will be available for pick-up starting Friday, Oct 5,

    Includes:
    • Digital Download Pack
    • Green Room Access
    • Souvenir Badge
    • Thank you in The Daily Lurker
    • Daily Lurker festival program
    • Cthulhu Tiki Mug
    • VIP Party
    • 3-Day Festival Pass
    • Exclusive Zip up Hoody
    • Exclusive Lapel Pin
    • Audio CD- The Walakeas
    • Vote for "Best Short Film"
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    ALL ACCESS VIP - UBBO SATHLA

    This level is for festival fanatics only! Your reward encompasses film, audio, fiction, art, and gaming! Play the Delta Green LARP with Aaron Vanek, have dinner with the Festival Directors on Saturday night, give a special award tor your favorite submitted film, send a message to your fellow fans with a message onscreen and in the Daily Lurker, enjoy a reserved theater seat, take home a light-box sized festival poster signed by the guests, the Magna Mater Maris woodcut print, the Captain's Treasures, Specimen Jar, and everything in the TSATHOGGUA Level, PLUS all GOLD SHOGGOTH rewards at each stretch goal. AUTO UPGRADE to a Hoody or Camp Shirt. Your rewards will be available for pick-up starting Friday, Oct 5th.

    Includes:
    • Digital Download Pack
    • Delta Green LARP
    • Thank you in The Daily Lurker
    • Messages From Beyond - classifieds
    • Souvenir Badge
    • Limited Edition box
    • Green Room Access
    • Vote for "Best Short Film"
    • Onscreen message
    • Daily Lurker festival program
    • Cthulhu Tiki Mug
    • The Captain's Treasures: hybrid figurine & charm
    • Deep One Specimen Jar
    • "Magna Mater Maris" Woodcut Print
    • Audio CD- The Walakeas
    • Exclusive Lapel Pin
    • Exclusive Zip up Hoody
    • 3-Day Festival Pass
    • VIP Party
    • Lightbox sized poster signed by guests
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    ALL ACCESS - EMPEROR OF DREAMS

    Be the presenter of a Short Film Block and become an integral part of the festival! As a high level VIP you will be taken out to dinner by the Festival Directors on Saturday night. Includes onscreen message, 2 reserved theater seats, a light-box sized festival poster signed by the guests, the deluxe artifact box, plus TWO of everything in the UBBO-SATHLA Level PLUS all GOLD SHOGGOTH rewards at each stretch goal. AUTO UPGRADE to a Hoody or Camp Shirt. Your rewards will be available for pick-up starting Friday, Oct 5th.

    Includes:
    • Digital Download Pack
    • Lightbox sized poster signed by guests
    • Vote for "Best Short Film"
    • Green Room Access
    • Cthulhu Tiki Mug x 2
    • VIP Party x 2
    • Daily Lurker festival program x 2
    • Exclusive Lapel Pin x 2
    • Souvenir Badge x 2
    • 3-Day Festival Pass x 2
    • Limited Edition box
    • Thank you in The Daily Lurker
    • Exclusive Zip up Hoody
    • Exclusive Camp Shirt
    • Audio CD- The Walakeas
    • "Magna Mater Maris" Woodcut Print
    • Deep One Specimen Jar
    • The Captain's Treasures: hybrid figurine & charm
    • Dinner with the Festival Directors
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    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

    Be a vital part of putting on this festival! You will receive presenter credit, thank you's on-screen between program blocks, on our poster, full page representation in the Daily Lurker newspaper program. You may also take part as a presenter in our award ceremony at your discretion (bring a suit!). In addition, you get 2 VIP ticket packages that include the 3-day festival pass and VIP Party, as well as all the other goodies at the Emperor of Dreams level. Rewards will be available for pickup starting Friday, Oct 5th.

    Includes:
    • Digital Download Pack
    • Daily Lurker festival program x 2
    • VIP Party x 2
    • Cthulhu Tiki Mug x 2
    • Green Room Access
    • Vote for "Best Short Film"
    • Onscreen message
    • Lightbox sized poster signed by guests
    • Dinner with the Festival Directors
    • Reserved Theater Seat
    • Theater Marquee Mention
    • Exclusive Lapel Pin x 2
    • Exclusive T-shirt or Babydoll x 2
    • The Captain's Treasures: hybrid figurine & charm
    • Deep One Specimen Jar
    • "Magna Mater Maris" Woodcut Print
    • Audio CD- The Walakeas
    • Exclusive Camp Shirt
    • Exclusive Zip up Hoody
    • Thank you in The Daily Lurker
    • Limited Edition box
    • 3-Day Festival Pass x 2
    • Souvenir Badge x 2
    • Full Page representation in the program
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