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Idle Thumbs was a podcast that ran for two years. People liked it, and we liked doing it. We want to bring it back, better than before.
2,602 backers pledged $136,924 to help bring this project to life.

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    Pledge US$ 10 or more About US$ 10

    Exclusive access to pre-launch podcast updates from Chris, Jake, Sean, and possible guests as they feverishly attempt to fund Idle Thumbs. — A real physical postcard signed and mailed by the Thumbs. — Idle Thumbs wallpaper pack for your computer and mobile devices, created by designer Alex Griendling. — Your name on a permanent Kickstarter Founder's Wall on the Idle Thumbs website. — Add $3 for orders from outside the U.S.

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    PC digital download of Thirty Flights of Loving, Blendo Games' sequel to Gravity Bone, developed for this Kickstarter and featuring a soundtrack by Chris Remo. It will blow you away. — Digital album featuring new recordings of four Idle Thumbs tracks (The Idle Thumbs Podcast Theme, The Fanboy's Lament, Space Asshole, and The Wizard) performed by Chris Remo, with remixes by Jared Emerson-Johnson (Sam & Max seasons 1-3). — Plus all previous rewards! — Add $3 for orders from outside the U.S.

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    Rad t-shirt featuring the newly-designed Idle Thumbs logo. — Plus all previous rewards, including the game! — Add $10 for orders from outside the U.S.

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    ART OPTION 1: High-quality print from Vincent Perea, the artist behind The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom, Wheres My Water?, and more. — Your name emblazoned for all time on the "House of Lords" tier of the Founder's Wall — Idle Thumbs sticker pack — Plus all previous rewards, including the game! — Add $10 for orders from outside the U.S.

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    ART OPTION 2: High quality set of four small frameable prints of a shitty wizard from Graham Annable, the artist behind Grickle, Puzzle Agent, and more. — Your name emblazoned for all time on the "House of Lords" tier of the Founder's Wall — Idle Thumbs sticker pack — Idle Thumbs sticker pack — Plus all previous rewards, including the game! — Add $10 for orders from outside the U.S.

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    This is everything we got. BOTH artists' prints as well as: T-shirt with gold foil Idle Thumbs logo inspired by the logo from classic video game film The Wizard. This shirt variant only ever available through this Kickstarter! — Vinyl EP featuring new recordings of four Idle Thumbs tracks performed by Chris Remo, a B-side featuring remixes by Jared Emerson-Johnson, and cover art by illustrator Campbell Whyte (8-Bit Dreams). — Ruinationcast input: On our last pre-launch podcast, you will have the right to demand a topic we must discuss on the air. — Receive one of few remaining copies of the Idle Thumbs Journal of Games, a one-off newspaper distributed solely during Game Developers Conference 2009. — We will hand-write a unique note, poem, or insult on your signed postcard. — Your name emblazoned for all time on the "House of Lords" tier of the Founder's Wall — Idle Thumbs sticker pack — Plus all previous rewards, including the game and first t-shirt! — Add $10 for orders from outside the U.S.

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    BUDDY PACKAGE: Come have dinner with us and your plus-one, either in San Francisco when you're in town, or during a game industry event we're attending, such as PAX or GDC. — Chris will write and record a song about you or a topic of your choice, and we'll play it in a 2012 episode of Idle Thumbs of your choosing. (Song topic excludes commercial advertisement.) — Your name resplendent for eternity on the most distinguished "Wizard's Circle" tier of the Founder's Wall — Plus all previous rewards, including the game! — You don't need to add international shipping because, at this point, holy crap.

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    Pledge US$ 1,000 or more About US$ 1,000

    SPONSOR PACKAGE: You will be the sponsor of two (2) (ii) 2012 episodes of Idle Thumbs of your choosing. Sponsorship consists of a short ad read at the beginning of the episode, and a brief jingle recorded by Chris and played at the break. (Jingles are exclusive to this Kickstarter campaign.) — Your name resplendent for eternity on the most distinguished "Wizard's Circle" tier of the Founder's Wall — Plus all previous rewards, including the game! — You don't need to add international shipping because, at this point, holy crap.

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    SPONSOR PACKAGE 2: Identical to the SPONSOR PACKAGE, except that it confers sponsorship of five (5) (v) episodes.

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    UBER-BUDDY PACKAGE: Identical to the BUDDY PACKAGE, except it will happen at a super nice restaurant. Swank.

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