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A 30-60min. game for 2-4(-8) players, about selling games -  at Essen. Limited edition - for true board game geeks!
A 30-60min. game for 2-4(-8) players, about selling games - at Essen. Limited edition - for true board game geeks!
207 backers pledged $11,068 to help bring this project to life.
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    Pledge $50 or more About $50

    (36,68 EUR) A copy of ESSEN - shipped to the *USA & EU*.

    You want to make the game happen, and this is all you can afford to contribute.

    With this pledge, you get the full discount of $18 that we can afford to give, and you get a limited, well-designed, fantastically illustrated game.

    This level may be locked down once we have a better idea of how many copies we have to give through this campaign.

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    Pledge $59 or more About $59

    (43,31 EUR) A copy of ESSEN - shipped *worldwide*.

    You don't need the money that badly, and can contribute a bit more.

    By pledging this amount, we split the amount we subsidize each copy, and you put a half-smile on the face of even the most cold-hearted of European game designers.

    This level may be locked down once we have a better idea of how many copies we have to give through this campaign.

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    Pledge $68 or more About $68

    (49,92 EUR) A copy of ESSEN - shipped *worldwide*.

    You want to make us really happy, and contribute as much as you can.

    This pledge level represents the full cost of designing, illustrating, developing, producing, handling & shipping the game to your door. We'll have a Nutella-covered piece of toast in your honor.

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    Pledge $75 or more About $75

    (55,15 EUR) THE EXTRA VISITOR - shipped *worldwide* + you as a sprite on one of the Extra VIsitor tiles!

    You want to become (somewhat) famous, and mingle among the masses at Essen. As one of the extra visitors, you might not make an appearance in every game, but you will sure look good on a blue background!

    This reward allows you to choose from our range of available pixel art assets, and build your own sprite. You must respond to the sprite art survey in time to receive this reward.

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    Pledge $95 or more About $95

    (69,86 EUR) THE VISITOR - shipped *worldwide* + you as a sprite on one of the VIsitor tiles!

    You have a fever, and the only cure is more cardboard! You wish to contribute to the cultural output of our civilization, and would like to immortalize yourself on a cardboard tile. Of a board game. About board games.

    This reward allows you to choose from our range of available pixel art assets, and build your own sprite. You must respond to the sprite art survey in time to receive this reward.

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    Pledge $125 or more About $125

    (91,92 EUR) TAILORED TO FIT - shipped *worldwide* + you as a custom sprite on one of the VIsitor tiles!

    Only the finest articles of pixel clothing will do for you, a gentleman or lady of means and discerning taste. Btw, no, we can't make a Rolex logo show on the sprite.

    This reward allows you to send us a picture, and have our artist create a sprite based on it - note the limitations of pixel art. You must respond to the sprite art survey in time to receive this reward.

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    Pledge $150 or more About $150

    (110,30 EUR) COVER GEEK - shipped *worldwide* + you as a custom sprite on one of the VIsitor tiles AND the cover!

    It doesn't get more ESSEN than this. At this point, you might want to come to Germany and take a picture of yourself in Essen, holding ESSEN, which will have a (pixelized) picture of yourself on it. Meta-tastic!

    This reward allows you to send us a picture, and have our artist create a Visitor tile sprite based on it - that will also be placed on the cover - note the limitations of pixel art. You must respond to the sprite art survey in time to receive this reward.

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    Pledge $1 or more About $1

    NOTE: ESSEN will have a very small print run, and will not go into regular distribution until at leas 2016. It will only be available by this campaign, Spiel 2014, and from any store that buys directly from us.

    NOTE: Spiel 2014 pickup (and 5 EUR cash back) will be available via the backer survey. Please see the "Shipping & Fulfillment section.

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