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Upstart is a board game that simulates the ups and down of starting and sustaining a business. A ZERO risk RPG-business simulator.
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    The Backer Wall

    We will put your profile picture on a digital wall on our website as a thank you.

    Your name immortalized in our instruction manual. Ask your friend to get Upstart so you can see it.

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    Have a Copy of Upstart Donated

    D-cal and Ina will donate a copy of Upstart (first edition) on your behalf.

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    Too Excited to Wait

    Get a signed copy of our 1st edition (2015 print run - a bit rough around the edges) - early delivery (Save $15 from retail and get FREE shipping)

    Your name immortalized in the Kickstarter Edition Instruction Manual.

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    • Signed Copy of the "rough around the edges" version of Upstart
    • Name Immortalized in the Kickstarter Edition Instruction Manual
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    The Reason We're Crowdfunding

    Get a copy of the NEW and IMPROVED Kickstarter edition of Upstart. (Save $7 from retail and get FREE shipping)

    Your name immortalized in the Kickstarter Edition Instruction Manual.

    ALL the stretch goals

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    • NEW and IMPROVED Kickstarter edition of Upstart.
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    Upstarter Santa

    (ONE FOR YOU, ONE FOR A SCHOOL)

    Get 1 copy of the NEW and IMPROVED Kickstarter edition of Upstart (with FREE shipping)

    Have 1 first edition Upstart donated to a school on your behalf.

    Your name immortalized in the Kickstarter Edition Instruction Manual.

    ALL the stretch goals

    Includes:
    • NEW and IMPROVED Kickstarter edition of Upstart.
    • Donate a 1st edition Upstart to a school on your behalf
    • Name Immortalized in the Kickstarter Edition Instruction Manual
    • ALL Stretch goals
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    Pledge $128 or more About $128

    Three is company

    Get 2 copies of the NEW and IMPROVED Kickstarter edition of Upstart for you and a friend (Save $22 from retail and get FREE shipping)

    D-cal/Ina will do quick run-through of the rules and gameplay via Skype/Google Hangout for you and a friend.

    Your name immortalized in the Kickstarter Edition Instruction Manual.

    ALL the stretch goals

    Includes:
    • NEW and IMPROVED Kickstarter edition of Upstart.
    • Name Immortalized in the Kickstarter Edition Instruction Manual
    • ALL Stretch goals
    • 30min Skype call w/ D-cal/Ina to run you through basic gameplay
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    Pledge $750 or more About $750

    Ultimate Upstarter

    Get a signed copy of the NEW and IMPROVED Kickstarter Edition of Upstart

    Get a limited edition Upstart Wax Canvas Boardgame/Laptop Bag. Accented with leather and handwoven Filipino fabric.

    Have 5 first edition Upstart games donated to a school on your behalf

    Get 5 Special Upstart Game Tokens

    Co-design a part of the game (e.g. a card, space on the board)

    Your name immortalized in the Kickstarter Edition Instruction Manual.

    Includes:
    • Limited Edition Upstart Wax Canvas Boardgame-Laptop Bag
    • Donate a 1st edition Upstart to a school on your behalf
    • 5 Special Upstart Game Tokens
    • Co-design a part of the game
    • Signed copy of the NEW and IMPROVED Kickstarter Edition
    • Name Immortalized in the Kickstarter Edition Instruction Manual
    • ALL Stretch goals
    • 45min Skype call w/ D-cal/Ina to run you through the game
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    Up Close and Personal

    Get all of the contents of the Ultimate Upstarter AND D-cal will fly to you and run a game/workshop for you, your friends and/or your organization.

    Learn tips and tricks about facilitating the game. Get personalized life and business coaching.

    (Flight, accomodations and visa costs to be shouldered by backer and travel restrictions may apply)

    Includes:
    • Limited Edition Upstart Wax Canvas Boardgame-Laptop Bag
    • 5 Special Upstart Game Tokens
    • Co-design a part of the game
    • Signed copy of the NEW and IMPROVED Kickstarter Edition
    • ALL Stretch goals
    • D-cal flies to you and runs a game
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    Early Bird - Rough Around the Edges

    Get a signed copy of our 1st edition (2015 print run - a bit rough around the edges) - early delivery (Save $25 from retail and get FREE shipping)

    Your name immortalized in the Kickstarter Edition Instruction Manual.

    Includes:
    • Signed Copy of the "rough around the edges" version of Upstart
    • Name Immortalized in the Kickstarter Edition Instruction Manual
    • EARLY Delivery
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    Early Bird - Kickstarter Edition

    Get a copy of the NEW and IMPROVED Kickstarter edition of Upstart. (Save $22 from retail and get FREE shipping)

    Your name immortalized in the Kickstarter Edition Instruction Manual.

    ALL the stretch goals

    Includes:
    • NEW and IMPROVED Kickstarter edition of Upstart.
    • Name Immortalized in the Kickstarter Edition Instruction Manual
    • ALL Stretch goals
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    Ships to Anywhere in the world
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