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I wrote orchestral game music for "Gothic" and "Risen". Now, after 5 years, I want to make music again: A personal and heartfelt album.
I wrote orchestral game music for "Gothic" and "Risen". Now, after 5 years, I want to make music again: A personal and heartfelt album.
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    ▌DOWNLOAD: ♪ »Journey Home« 5-min-medley ++ ♥ Digital "Thank You" card (.png)

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    ▌DOWNLOAD: ♫ »Journey Home« STANDARD digital ++ ♪ »Journey Home« 5-min-medley ++ ♥ Digital "Thank You" card (.png)

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    ▌DOWNLOAD: ♫ »Journey Home« EXTENDED digital (including Gothic and Risen medleys) ++ ♪ »Journey Home« 5-min-medley ++ ♥ Digital "Thank You" card (.png)

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    ═► EARLY BIRD "Digital" (reg. $20) ▌DOWNLOAD: ♫ »Journey Home« DELUXE digital (including Gothic and Risen medleys, demos, improvisations, jam sessions) ++ ♪ »Journey Home« 5-min-medley ++ ♥ Digital "Thank You" card (.png)

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    ▌DOWNLOAD: ♫ »Journey Home« DELUXE digital (including Gothic and Risen medleys, demos, improvisations, jam sessions) ++ ♪ »Journey Home« 5-min-medley ++ ♥ Digital "Thank You" card (.png)

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    ═►EARLY BIRD "Real CD" (reg. $38) ▌SHIPPED TO YOU: ♫ »Journey Home« DELUXE CD (signed audio-CD with all the tracks) ▌DOWNLOAD: ♫ »Journey Home« deluxe ++ ♪ »Journey Home« 5-min-medley ++ ♥ Digital "Thank You" card (.png) ▌PLEASE ADD SHIPPING ($5 to $15, see list of countries under "Rewards")

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    ▌ALL DOWNLOADS: ▒ Sheet music for piano/guitar (.pdf) ++ ♫ »Journey Home« deluxe ++ ♪ 5-min-medley ++ ♥ "Thank You" card

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    NEW! - TO THE STRETCH GOALS #1 - "Real Autographed Photo + All Downloads" ▌Thanks for your support. You'll get everything from the "ALL DOWNLOADS" reward tier ("Journey Home" deluxe album incl. sheet music PDF, medley), PLUS a real printed photography of myself (In some crazy pose shot JUST FOR YOU. That's right, each backer gets their own pose!), with your hand-written name and my signature on it. Mailed to you, no shipping costs!

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    ▌SHIPPED TO YOU: ♫ »Journey Home« DELUXE CD (signed audio-CD with all the tracks) ▌DOWNLOAD: ♫ »Journey Home« deluxe ++ ♪ »Journey Home« 5-min-medley ++ ♥ Digital "Thank You" card (.png) ▌PLEASE ADD SHIPPING ($5 to $15, see list of countries under "Rewards")

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    NEW! - TO THE STRETCH GOALS #2 - "Real Autographed Photo + Journey Home Deluxe Audio CD" ▌You'll get everything from the $38 reward tier ("Journey Home" deluxe audio CD, signed, digital album, sheet music PDF, medley), PLUS a real printed photography of myself (In some crazy pose shot JUST FOR YOU. That's right, each backer gets their own pose!), with your hand-written name and my signature on it. ▌PLEASE ADD SHIPPING ($5 to $15, see list of countries under "Rewards")

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    ▌"THANK YOU" MESSAGES: @ Your Twitter account with #love! ++ To your Facebook timeline ▌ALL DOWNLOADS: ▒ Sheet music ++ ♫ »Journey Home« deluxe ++ ♪ 5-min-medley ++ ♥ "Thank You" card

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    NEW! - TO THE STRETCH GOALS #3 - "All sheet music PDFs for Journey Home, GOTHIC, and RISEN" ▌++ ♫ »Journey Home« deluxe digital album ▌++ Plus: All other downloads and "Thank you" messages ▌Snag this one, musical backers! :)

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    ▌SHIPPED TO YOU: ╦ T-shirt »Journey Home« ++ ♫ »Journey Home« DELUXE CD (signed audio-CD with all the tracks) ▌ALL DOWNLOADS: ▒ Sheet music ++ ♫ »Journey Home« deluxe ++ ♪ 5-min-medley ++ ♥ "Thank You" card ▌PLEASE ADD SHIPPING ($5 to $15, see list of countries under "Rewards")

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    ▌"HERO BACKERS" VIDEO: ☺ Your name in the video ▌PLUS: All "Thank You" messages (Twitter/Facebook) ++ All downloads

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    NEW! - TO THE STRETCH GOALS #4 - "Signed Audio CD + Sheet Music Book + All Downloads" ▌Shipped to you: ▒ »Journey Home« Sheet music book (piano/guitar, signed) ++ ♫ »Journey Home« DELUXE CD (signed audio-CD with all the tracks) ▌Plus: All downloads and "Thank you" messages ▌PLEASE ADD SHIPPING ($5 to $15, see list of countries under "Rewards")

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    ▌"HERO BACKERS" VIDEO: ☺ Your name and photo/video/drawing in the video ▌PLUS: All "Thank You" messages (Twitter/Facebook) ++ All downloads

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    ▌SHIPPED TO YOU: ♫ »Journey Home« DELUXE CD (signed audio-CD with all the tracks) ▌PLUS: All appearances in "Hero Backers" video ++ All "Thank You" messages ++ All downloads ▌PLEASE ADD SHIPPING ($5 to $15, see list of countries under "Rewards")

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    ▌SHIPPED TO YOU: ╦ T-shirt »Journey Home« ++ ♫ »Journey Home« DELUXE CD (signed audio-CD with all the tracks) ▌PLUS: All appearances in "Hero Backers" video ++ All "Thank You" messages ++ All downloads ▌PLEASE ADD SHIPPING ($5 to $15, see list of countries under "Rewards")

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    ▌SHIPPED TO YOU: ۞ A very »SPECIAL GIFT BOX« packed personally for you with lots of awesome surprises ++ ╦ T-shirt »Journey Home« ++ ♫ »Journey Home« DELUXE CD (signed audio-CD with all the tracks) ▌PLUS: All appearances in "Hero Backers" video ++ All "Thank You" messages ++ All downloads ▌PLEASE ADD SHIPPING ($5 to $15, see list of countries under "Rewards")

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    »LET'S MEET SPECIAL«: Ѧ CAMPING ▌ I want to meet you guys, so let's go camping together. I'll organize barbecue, and some other members of the original Gothic team will join us. This is going to be FUN! :) (Locations and dates will be planned with you after the campaign). ▌ PLUS: All digital »Journey Home« rewards (deluxe album, sheet music, medley) ++ Your appearance in the "Hero Backers" video ++ "Thank you" messages on Twitter and Facebook

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    ▌SHIPPED TO YOU: ▒ Sheet music book (piano/guitar, signed) ++ ╦ T-shirt »Journey Home« ++ ♫ »Journey Home« DELUXE CD (signed audio-CD with all the tracks) ▌PLUS: All appearances in "Hero Backers" video ++ All "Thank You" messages ++ All downloads ▌PLEASE ADD SHIPPING ($5 to $15, see list of countries under "Rewards")

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    »COMPOSING WORKSHOP« AT MY HOME (also included in all higher reward levels) ▌ Visit me at my home (Herne, Germany) for a personal composing workshop. I'll show you the way I work, and you can bring your own instruments for a jam session. Snacks and drinks included, travel expenses not included. ▌Plus: SHIPPED TO YOU: ♫ »Journey Home« DELUXE CD (signed audio-CD with all the tracks) ▌DOWNLOAD: ♫ »Journey Home« deluxe ++ ♪ »Journey Home« 5-min-medley ++ ♥ Digital "Thank You" card (.png) ▌PLEASE ADD SHIPPING ($5 to $15, see list of countries under "Rewards")

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    ═►EARLY BIRD "Bigbox" (reg. $180) ▌ALL SHIPPED »JOURNEY HOME« REWARDS: ▒ Sheet music book (piano/guitar, signed) ++ ۞ A very »special gift-box« with awesome surprises ++ ╦ T-shirt »Journey Home« ++ ♫ »Journey Home« DELUXE CD (signed audio-CD with all the tracks) ▌PLUS: All appearances in "Hero Backers" video ++ All "Thank You" messages ++ All downloads ▌PLEASE ADD SHIPPING ($5 to $15, see list of countries under "Rewards")

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    ▌ALL PHYSICAL »JOURNEY HOME« REWARDS: ▓ A lovely »Journey Home« picnic blanket ++ ▒ Sheet music book (piano/guitar, signed) ++ ۞ A very »special gift-box« with awesome surprises ++ ╦ T-shirt »Journey Home« ++ ♫ »Journey Home« DELUXE CD (signed audio-CD with all the tracks) ▌PLUS: All appearances in "Hero Backers" video ++ All "Thank You" messages ++ All downloads ▌PLEASE ADD SHIPPING ($5 to $15, see list of countries under "Rewards")

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    FOR GOTHIC FANS ▌♫ »Gothic Soundtracks - Best Of« audio CD, signed by Piranha Bytes team ++ ☺ RPG Underwear (i.e. "Long Sword" boxers) ▌PLUS: All previous »Journey Home« rewards (physical and digital) ▌PLEASE ADD SHIPPING ($5 to $15, see list of countries under "Rewards")

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    (NEW!) FOR RISEN FANS ▌╦ RISEN T-Shirt ++ ▒ RISEN sheet music pamphlet ++ ☺ RPG Underwear (i.e. "Long Sword" boxers) ▌PLUS: All previous »Journey Home« rewards (physical and digital) ▌PLEASE ADD SHIPPING ($5 to $15, see list of countries under "Rewards")

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    ═►EARLY BIRD FOR GOTHIC & RISEN FANS (reg. $220) ▌Get ALL the »Gothic« and »Risen« rewards (Soundtrack Best-Of CD, RPG underwear, etc.), except the sheet music book! ▌PLUS: All previous »Journey Home« rewards (physical and digital) ▌PLEASE ADD SHIPPING ($5 to $15, see list of countries under "Rewards")

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    »LET'S MEET SPECIAL«: RECORDING SESSION ▌ I want to meet you guys, so why don't you join one of the recording sessions? Witness the making of »Journey Home«, and bring your instrument for a jam session if you want. ;) (Locations and dates will be planned with you after the campaign). ▌ PLUS: All digital »Journey Home« rewards (deluxe album, sheet music, medley) ++ Your appearance in the "Hero Backers" video ++ "Thank you" messages on Twitter and Facebook

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    MEGA FAN ▌Get ALL the »Gothic« and »Risen« rewards (Soundtrack Best-Of CD, RPG underwear, etc.), except the sheet music book! ▌PLUS: All previous »Journey Home« rewards (physical and digital) ▌PLEASE ADD SHIPPING ($5 to $15, see list of countries under "Rewards")

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    MUSICAL MEGA FAN ▌Get ALL the »Gothic« and »Risen« rewards (Soundtrack Best-Of CD, RPG underwear, etc.), INCLUDING the signed sheet music book ♫ for piano and guitar! ▌PLUS: All previous »Journey Home« rewards (physical and digital) ▌PLEASE ADD SHIPPING ($5 to $15, see list of countries under "Rewards")

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    CAMPING + PHYSICAL REWARDS ▌I want to meet you guys, so let's go camping together. I'll organize barbecue, and some other members of the original Gothic team will join us. This is going to be FUN! :) (Locations and dates will be planned with you after the campaign). ▌PLUS: All previous »Journey Home« rewards (physical and digital) ▌PLEASE ADD SHIPPING ($5 to $15, see list of countries under "Rewards")

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    SKYPE CONCERT + CAMPING + ALL PREVIOUS REWARDS ▌Switch your Skype to full screen, lean back, enjoy some drinks and snacks, ... I'll play piano just for you through Skype. ▌PLUS: You're invited to join the Gothic/Risen fan camp if you like ++ All previous »Journey Home« rewards (physical and digital) ▌PLEASE ADD SHIPPING ($5 to $15, see list of countries under "Rewards")

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    SKYPE CONCERT + JOIN A RECORDING SESSION + CAMPING + ALL PREVIOUS REWARDS ▌Switch your Skype to full screen, lean back, enjoy some drinks and snacks, ... I'll play piano just for you through Skype. ▌PLUS: You're invited to join the Gothic/Risen fan camp AND one of the recording sessions if you like ++ All previous »Journey Home« rewards (physical and digital) ▌PLEASE ADD SHIPPING ($5 to $15, see list of countries under "Rewards")

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    REAL PERSONAL CONCERT ▌I'll visit you in a venue you provide (home, pen&paper round, club house, preferrably cruise ship :)! I'll perform a concert for you and your friends (mostly piano, and depending on date and location maybe some other guests). ▌PLUS: You're invited to join the Gothic/Risen fan camp AND one of the recording sessions if you like ++ Technically you also get a second concert through Skype, if you can bear so much of me :) ++ All previous »Journey Home« rewards (physical and digital) ▌PLEASE ADD SHIPPING ($5 to $15, see list of countries under "Rewards")

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    I'LL WRITE MUSIC FOR YOU ▌Are you working on your own game or movie? Hire me as your composer by choosing this reward. I'll write a 3-minute theme for you. ▌PLUS: All previous »Journey Home« rewards (physical and digital) ▌PLEASE ADD SHIPPING ($5 to $15, see list of countries under "Rewards")

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    I'LL WRITE ORCHESTRAL MUSIC FOR YOU ▌Let's do an orchestral track together (max. 3 minutes long). I'll write it especially for you, and you're free to use it anywhere you want. IMPORTANT: Should the campaign not reach the "full orchestra" stretch goal, this is going to be a virtual orchestra with solo instruments, otherwise it's going to be performed by a real orchestra. Yay! ▌PLUS: All previous »Journey Home« rewards (physical and digital) ▌PLEASE ADD SHIPPING ($5 to $15, see list of countries under "Rewards")

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    YOU'RE CRAZY! (And my album's main sponsor!) ▌You get everything described above (only one piece of personal music and one concert, though), and I'll spread the message in all material that this project was sponsored by YOU with a big chunk of money. ▌

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