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 FIRST TEN BACKERS!!! 

We couldn't find a way to do this properly with the way we wanted, so here it is: 

The first 10 people to pledge $5 or more will receive a special bonus! They will receive a brand-new paperback copy of the book that started it all - "The Wizard of Oz!" We get the lists of people in order of pledges, and you get your numbers too, so pledge quick and find out if you are one of the first 10 to get yourselves a copy! 

(This only applies if the Kickstarter project is a success.)

 Cover Art: Evolution

Cover Art evolves as the project comes to life. It has already gone through 2 different iterations and might yet see a third, more glorious one with an old-school feel or perhaps something that looks...gilded? One never knows...

Interior Pages: Already a Change in the Wind...

The interiors have already begun to change...the basic look and feel of the original just did not appeal to us when we looked through it. We wanted something more...dare we say...luxurious. We will show you when we decide between the two we have. Here is the original. Not bad, but does not fit the feel.

Random Charts - Random Encounters
Random Charts - Random Encounters
He Does Not Look Friendly...
He Does Not Look Friendly...

Stretch Goals: Can We Do It?

(Yes We Can!)

$650 - Digital Map of the Land

If we reach $750 then we will take the current map of the land and blow it up to a nice 8.5"x11" size in digital format suitable for printing. Oh, and we will release it to all our backers in a PDF and .PNG file suitable for printing. This will be released as a separate download along with the digital adventure. The map itself? Well, we will show you all when we get there. But rumor has it that "The Gilded Road" is long, stretches out over the entire land, and links all of it together with a massive city at the heart of it all - the city of Verdigris.

$750 - Digital Map Plus

If we reach $750 then we will take the current map of the land and blow it up to a nice 11"x17" size in PDF and .PNG file suitable for printing. This will be released as a separate download along with the digital adventure. 

$850 - A Little Something More

We tried for something humorous but could not get it approved in time. Therefore, more work shall be heaped upon our shoulders instead. When we reach $850, we will add a small area to the adventure that we were going to leave out of it altogether. Now, the estate of The Fairy will have its own potential encounters as well instead of just a "here's a description, but you must not go there" sort of feel to it all.

$1000 - ???

We'll see what happens here...

Risks and challenges

This is our third Kickstarter project. As such, we feel we have gotten a pretty good handle on things as to how to keep on a deadline. There are, of course, always fun challenges that can crop up such as printer issues and shipping delays due to weather, but we try to plan for these as much as possible. We like to be early, but on-time is also good. We will communicate constantly as anyone will tell you from our prior projects, so you will always know the status of every little detail.

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    Every little bit helps, and the more we receive the more goes towards making our products that much better. Thank you!

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    "Gilded Bits"

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    "Gilded Visitor"

    You will, of course, receive the PDF copy of the adventure. Perhaps you are not interested in receiving a printed copy of the adventure, but long to see your name or the name of a character, etc. you devised in the pages of a story. This is the chance for a few of you. We will take five (5) of you, much like in "Gilded Glory" and "Gilded Hero" and immortalize a name you all choose by placing them somewhere in the story. Give us a name, give us a brief description if you like, and wait for what happens. Your "person" will appear somewhere in the story to offer advice to the characters in some form or another.

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    "Gilded Pages"

    Receive a digital copy in PDF format as well as a professionally printed color copy of the completed adventure.

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    "Gilded Glory"

    Receive a digital copy in PDF format and a professionally-printed color copy of the adventure. Also, because you are putting yourselves out there, let us do that for you too! Send us a name - your name, a character name, etc. (be nice!) - that you would like to see appear in the adventure and even a brief description if you would like (otherwise we use our imaginations) and that person will appear somewhere in the adventure to offer advice - good or otherwise - to the characters on their quest to get home. Be immortalized (so to speak) in print!

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    "Gilded Hero"

    You will, of course, receive the PDF copy of the adventure. You will also receive a professionally-printed color copy of the adventure. But you are a hero! What, therefore, shall we do for you for such loyalty and assistance? How about this...Much like those in the "Gilded Glory" reward level, you all can choose to be remembered forever as well in print by sending us a name and brief description of a character, etc. that you would like to see appear somewhere - perhaps even the fabled city. You might be a blacksmith, or a tavern keeper, or perhaps captain of the watch. One never knows. You will have the onus of being someone not only there to help the characters in some way, but are important to the city, story, etc. in some manner or another. You are not just people on the street - you have purpose as well.

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    "Gilded Witch/Wizard"

    "It's good to be the king..." Wait, wrong line. Still, you will receive the PDF copy of the adventure. You will also receive a professionally-printed color copy of the adventure. You will receive a similar reward as those people from the "Gilded Hero" reward level, but you all want something more. There are two very special people appearing in the adventure that maybe you would like to become. Perhaps you want to see a name to go along with a title. Perhaps you are feeling a bit "wicked." Maybe you like the hint of subterfuge and misdirection. If you want to see a name immortalized in the story, but really REALLY want to be one of the stars of the story - second only to the characters, of course - then this is the level for you. You will get to become either the Witch or the Wizard (chosen at random or by those who pledge at this level, however it can be decided - we'll let you all have a go at it first - we'll mediate). Good Luck!

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