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A fantasy-art style bestiary of lethal bacteria and the antibiotics that fight them.
A fantasy-art style bestiary of lethal bacteria and the antibiotics that fight them.
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    "THE COMMON COLD" – A special offer for attendees at the AMSA Expo (The American Medical Student Association) in New Orleans! Stop by our booth and pledge $1 and we'll give away a free gift!

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    "STREP THROAT" [PDF] – A digital version of The Bacterionomicon, delivered as a PDF download.

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    "PENICILLIN" [PDF + Book] – Full-color hardcover edition of The Bacterionomicon! Plus the PDF download.

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    "ANTHRAX" [PDF + Book + Poster] – Hardcover & digital editions of The Bacterionomicon, PLUS a gorgeous 18 x 24" poster of the notorious Bacillus Anthracis.

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    "PRINT and PLAY" [book + PDF of book + PDF of Healing Blade] You will receive a digital download (PDF) of our card game HEALING BLADE which you will have to cut out with scissors and assemble yourself, PLUS hardcover and digital versions of The Bacterionomicon.

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    "AUREUS" - [PDF + Book + Dragon Miniature + Occam's Razor Game] – Hardcover & digital editions of The Bacterionomicon, plus a DRAGON MINIATURE with 24k gold paint, plus a copy of the OCCAM'S RAZOR medical diagnosis card game.

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    "HOUSE CALL" – Everything in BROAD SPECTRUM, *PLUS* Brandon will fly to you (anywhere in the U.S.) for game night! He'll teach you how to play Healing Blade, Occam's Razor, and/or any other board games or card games you like. He'll even make you a science-themed Magic the Gathering deck! Want a house concert? Brandon is also a professional musician with a solo career. So, sure, he'll throw that in too! Travel included in pledge; lodging to be arranged separately.

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    "RESIDENCY" – Everything in BROAD SPECTRUM, *PLUS* Dr. Mathews will do a one-hour talk at the venue of your choosing on either "The Creation of the Healing Blade" or "Disruptive Innovation in Healthcare and Medical Education by way of Gamification" ($3000 does not include airfare and lodging; you will need to provide those separately.)

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    "MRSA" [PDF + Game] – A copy of our card game HEALING BLADE (retail value $45)! PLUS a PDF download of The Bacterionomicon.

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    "DOXYCYCLINE" [PDF + Book + Game] – Hardcover & digital editions of The Bacterionomicon, plus a copy of the HEALING BLADE card game.

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    "LAST RESORT" [PDF + Book + Game] – Hardcover & digital editions of The Bacterionomicon, plus one of the very last copies remaining of the HEALING BLADE card game!

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    "BROAD-SPECTRUM" [PDF + Book + 2 Games] – Hardcover & digital editions of The Bacterionomicon, plus a copy of the HEALING BLADE card game AND a copy of the OCCAM'S RAZOR medical diagnosis card game.

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    "TAXONOMIST" – Everything in BROAD SPECTRUM, *PLUS* we'll work with you to design and create the art and backstory for a bacteria or (generic) antibiotic of YOUR CHOICE, and we'll ADD IT to The Bacterionomicon. (See the description for a list of the ones already included.) You'll be credited in the book, and you'll also receive a signed one-off print of your creation.

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