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This is your chance to PRE-ORDER the upcoming film, "NINTENDO QUEST" on disc, be a part of the process, and host an advanced screening!
This is your chance to PRE-ORDER the upcoming film, "NINTENDO QUEST" on disc, be a part of the process, and host an advanced screening!
This is your chance to PRE-ORDER the upcoming film, "NINTENDO QUEST" on disc, be a part of the process, and host an advanced screening!
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NINTENDO QUEST - An Unofficial Nintendo and NES Documentary!

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UPDATE!!!! WE HIT $35,000 - we will NOW make an NES GAME, Game Manual, and Map, and give it to all backers who pledge, and have pledged, over $50!!!! 

2 STRETCH GOALS ACHIEVED!!!
ALL PLEDGES ABOVE $25 NOW GET our 8-Bit SOUNDTRACK on Cassette!
ALL DISC BASED PLEDGES GET an ADDITIONAL BONUS DISC!


For example:
SELECT THE BARE BONES DVD and you'll actually get THE FILM, a BONUS DISC of FEATURES, and our SOUNDTRACK for $25! (plus shipping)

 IN THE PRESS:

"THE NES CLUB: NINTENDO QUEST," the most unofficial, unauthorized Nintendo Documentary ever, is in the home stretch and this is YOUR chance to secure a disc-based copy of the film and help the team get to the finish line!

One man. 30 days, 678 games. No online purchases. It’s the premise that launched a film over 10,000 miles in the making and showcases the adventure of video game rock star, Jay Bartlett, a fanatic collector in pursuit of his dream to own a complete official North American NES library. Along the way, filmmaker Rob McCallum examines the enduring legacy of the NES and Nintendo.

This exciting new film has been featured on NBC, CBS, CTV, CBC Radio•One and on dozens of podcasts and blogs and features Tommy Tallarico, John Pompa, Mason Cramer, Matt Miller, Michelle Ireland, Brent Dolan, Carrie Swidecki, Thor Aackerlund, Billy Mitchell, Walter Day, Ben Gold, Todd Rogers, Triforce Johnson, Patrick Scott Patterson, Richie Knucklez and more!

NES Club Replica Box and Cartridge
NES Club Replica Box and Cartridge

 A lot of people missed out on our Kickstarter the first time around and we want to give them a chance to secure a physical copy of the film - that's why we're doing this. We're only asking for $1000 because it will ease some of our legal and insurance costs but it won't derail the film if we're unsuccessful. This is for the fans that recently discovered our community as there is no guarantee that we'll sell discs in the future due to overhead costs. We are also working with other sponsors, like Wii Play Games to help arrange some cool things for you!

To show you that we're really close to finishing, here's a sample of our Original 8-bit soundtrack by John. H. McCarthy!

100+ BACKERS! ACHIEVEMENT UNLOCKED!!!!

If we hit 100 Backers we will GIVE ALL THE BACKERS who PLEDGED more than $25 a UNIQUE ONE-OF-A-KIND Nostalgic Token: Our 8-BIT SOUNDTRACK on AUDIO CASSETTE!!!

 $10,000+ ACHIEVEMENT UNLOCKED!!!!
EVEN MORE ADDITIONAL CONTENT!

 For anyone that's selected a disc in any format, you will now get AN ADDITIONAL DVD FULL OF ALL NEW CONTENT. More Interviews, more game hunting, more laughs - at no additional cost!


$25,000+ ACHIEVEMENT UNLOCKED!!!!
NINTENDO QUEST: THE NES GAME!

Now that we've hit $25,000, every person who pledges, and has pledged, more than $50 will get an NES Game based on Jay's Journey. It will be a fun adventure-type game, with a few RPG and action elements. We've got a lot of work to figure out exactly our limitations but we've teamed up with Joe from "The New 8-Bit Heroes" to make this a reality - IF we hit that goal. The Game's gonna take a bit to finish up, but we will get it to you in all it's plastic glory!

$35,000+
Game Manual and Over-World Map!

You asked for it, AND NOW YOU GOT IT!!!
We will give a game manual, over-world map to anyone who's pledged $50+ to accompany their game!!!

 ADVANCED SCREENING ANNOUNCEMENTS!

LAS VEGAS, NV w/ RETRO CITY GAMES  - JUNE 2015
BEVERLY HILLS, CA w/ THE CHARLES AIDIKOFF SCREENING ROOM, JUNE 2015
AUSTIN, TX,w/ CLASSIC GAME FEST - JULY 25-26, 2015
HOUSTON, TX @ ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE - JULY 27, 2015
COLUMBUS, OH w/ WARP ZONE - SUMMER 2015
DuBOIS, PA w/ THE VIDEO GAME X-CHANGE - SUMMER 2015
LONDON, ON, CANADA  @ HYLAND CINEMA - SEPTEMBER 25, 2015 • 9PM

EDMONTON, AB, CANADA w/ VGMAPS.COM - FALL 2015
CLEVELAND, OH w/ GDL ENTERTAINMENT - OCTOBER 2015
PORTLAND, OR w/ PORTLAND RETRO GAME EXPO - OCT 18-19, 2015

WILL NINTENDO QUEST BE COMING TO YOUR TOWN ?


This film is one that prioritizes the community - we want this to be a community event and we will help you with OUR social networking presence and skills to also promote your screenings. GAME ON!

Facebook: www.facebook.com/theNESclub
Twitter: @theNESclub

Risks and challenges

While we haven't officially signed with a distributor yet, the biggest risk is that this film won't ever be released on DVD/Blu Ray unless we do it ourselves, for you the fans. Cost of disc production is high and it's an overhead we can't afford to house. So, even though Kickstarter has project fees, this is the easiest way to give fans the option. This is your chance to get one while it's still an option!

There's no risk of the film not finishing as we're already at the mixing stage and it's just an issue of one or two layers of polish, the okay from our insurance company, and to sign with the right distributor.

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    NES CLUB Supporter!

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    DIGITAL SOUNDTRACK!!

    Receive a digital version of our 8-bit soundtrack (listen to a sample on the left) plus some other audio-based goodies.

    Also, let us know if you might be interested in a VINYL printing of John H. McCarthy's 8-bit Opus, as we could explore that option in that future!

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    Bare Bones DVD of Nintendo Quest!

    Just the film in all it's 8-bit loving glory!

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    Signed Special Edition DVD that includes extra scenes and interviews with the filmmakers!

    FREE SHIPPING IN USA!

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    Almost ULTIMATE DVD COLLECTOR PACK!

    Special Edition DVD, NES Club NES Replica Box, NES Replica Cart with NES CLUB Sticker!

    We ran out of Trading Cards - but that's the only difference between the two DVD Collector Pack tiers!

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    ULTIMATE COLLECTOR PACK!

    Special Edition DVD, NES CLUB Twin Galaxies Trading Card, NES Club NES Replica Box, NES Replica Cart with NES CLUB Sticker!

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    Signed Special Edition Blu Ray that includes extra scenes and interviews with the filmmakers! Blu Ray will have some additional prep-roduction content not seen on any other format, ANY WHERE!

    We wish we could offer this at a lower cost but this is the amount previously offered to previous backers and we wouldn't want to under cut their early support. That said, if discs are ever sold down the road, it's HIGHLY UNLIKELY that it will be available on Blu Ray.

    Thank you for Understanding.

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    Almost-ULTIMATE BLU RAY COLLECTOR PACK!

    Special Edition BLU RAY, NES Club NES Replica Box, NES Replica Cart with NES CLUB Sticker!
    No Trading Card - but all the other goodies as the Ulimate Collector Pack!

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    ULTIMATE BLU RAY COLLECTOR PACK!

    Special Edition BLU RAY, NES CLUB Twin Galaxies Trading Card, NES Club NES Replica Box, NES Replica Cart with NES CLUB Sticker!

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    *****RETAILER 10-PACK SPECIAL*****

    Get 10 Bare Bones Copies of NINTENDO QUEST on DVD.

    If you're a retailer in the LAS VEGAS Area, we'll deliver the 10-pak(s) to your store and save you the shipping.

    SHIPS IN FLAT RATE BOX. For more than one 10-pack, just multiple the amount by quantity and message us to confirm.

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    CONDITIONAL REWARD TIER***

    You will only get this IF WE HIT OUR $25000 stretch goal

    APPEAR IN THE 8-BIT NES GAME based on NINTENDO QUEST! Your likeness will make an appearance somewhere in the game. We'll work with you to make it fun, and have an artist render your 8-bit self! Also, get everything in the Almost-Ultimate Blu Ray Collector Pack!

    See our Conditional Tier Update for more info!

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    CONDITIONAL REWARD TIER***

    You will only get this IF WE HIT OUR $25000 stretch goal

    APPEAR as a KEY CHARACTER in the 8-BIT NES GAME based on NINTENDO QUEST. You will either be featured as a villain, a pesky re-occurring nuisance, or a hero that helps the player through their journey. Your likeness will make an appearance somewhere in the game. We'll work with you to make it fun, and have an artist render your 8-bit self! Also, get everything in the Almost-Ultimate Blu Ray Collector Pack!

    See our Conditional Tier Update for more info!

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    CONDITIONAL REWARD TIER***

    You will only get this IF WE HIT OUR $25000 stretch goal

    APPEAR as a KEY BIG BOSS FEATURED VILLAIN. You will appear in the game as a pivotal foe in a dungeon/setting based on you. Own a game store? This could be the player's worst nightmare! Are you a collector? The player may have just met their match! Your likeness will make an appearance somewhere in the game. We'll work with you to make it fun, and have an artist render your 8-bit self! Also, get everything in the Almost-Ultimate Blu Ray Collector Pack!

    PLUS you'll get the game on a special GOLD CART.

    See our Conditional Tier Update for more info!

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    Host an ADVANCED SNEAK PEAK screening of NINTENDO QUEST in your town!

    Jay and/or Rob will arrive in your town this summer, film in hand for an advanced screening of the film, plus participate in a post-film Q&A. Rent a theater, community center, and gather all your friends as you get to see the film before it's big release day!

    Scheduling of event must be coordinated in advance. Limited to Canada and continental USA. First come, first serve on dates.

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