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    Thank you!

    We will emblazon your name in the credits of every episode of the series, and in a special place of honor on our website.

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    All of the films! (DIGITAL)

    You will receive ad-free digital release copies of each film in this series as soon as they're finished, no matter on what website, platform, or format the final version gets released.

    Plus, your name emblazoned in our credits and on our website.

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    All of the songs! (DIGITAL)

    You will receive a digital version of the official soundtrack album for this film series! Including the Stage of Development Theme composed by Ian Dorsch.

    Plus all previous rewards.

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    A poster you can hang on your wall!

    You will receive the official STAGE OF DEVELOPMENT: INDIE CITY art designed by Jamie Sanchez, in poster form. Suitable for framing, this poster will embody the spirit of Chicago's indie devs, designed by one of Chicago's own.

    Plus all digital rewards.

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    A T-shirt you can wear!

    You will receive a limited-edition Stage of Development backer t-shirt designed by an awesome artist whom we have yet to convince to do this (but we shall)! You can wear it, frame it, or stroke it lovingly. It will be soft. And pretty.

    Plus all digital rewards.

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    A film you can hold! (Blu-ray)

    BY POPULAR DEMAND you will receive the final, feature-length documentary film version of STAGE OF DEVELOPMENT: INDIE CITY on a physical Blu-ray disc with full-color art and case. The disc and cover will feature art designed by Jamie Sanchez, and will make a stunning addition to your physical film library.

    Plus all digital rewards.

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    Books you can read!

    Russ likes to write. So he's going to write a companion book for this series of films. It will include stories that don't fit in the films, behind-the-scenes moments about how the film is made, and more. Plus photos. And he'll sign it. And you'll get all the digital rewards, plus digital versions of his previous books "How Video Games Are Made" and "Sex, Drugs & Cartoon Violence".

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    The Octodad Limited Run Tier! (PS4)

    You will receive a physical copy of Octodad: Dadliest Catch for PS4 from our friends at @LimitedRunGames!

    Cherish this amazing game by one of our documentary subjects, Young Horses! This is one of only 4,500 copies produced by Limited Run Games, and it can be yours.

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    The Octodad Limited Run Tier! (PS Vita)

    You will receive a physical copy of Octodad: Dadliest Catch for PS Vita from our friends at @LimitedRunGames!

    Cherish this amazing game by one of our documentary subjects, Young Horses! This is one of only 3,500 copies of Dadliest Catch produced by Limited Run Games, and it can be yours.

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    eBooks you can read! (No shipping!)

    Russ likes to write. So he's going to write a companion book for this series of films. It will include stories that don't fit in the films, behind-the-scenes moments about how the film is made, and more. Plus photos. And you'll get all the digital rewards, plus digital versions of his previous books "How Video Games Are Made" and "Sex, Drugs & Cartoon Violence".

    *(Please note: The eBooks will not be included in "all digital reward" tiers.)

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    A scarf you can flip!

    By popular demand, the scarf tier lives on.

    You will receive a quality scarf hand-selected for you by Russ Pitts, an acknowledged master scarfsman. With this scarf, you may show your approval, disdain or indifference by flipping a loose end over your shoulder and/or walking away in a huff.

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    A gift for your shelves! (Book + Film!)

    BY POPULAR DEMAND we now offer a book + Blu-ray combo!

    You will receive the final, feature-length documentary film version of STAGE OF DEVELOPMENT: INDIE CITY on a physical Blu-ray disc with full-color art and case. The disc and cover will feature art designed by Jamie Sanchez, and will make a stunning addition to your physical film library. And Russ will sign it.

    YOU WILL ALSO RECEIVE a companion book for this series of films. It will include stories that don't fit in the films, behind-the-scenes moments about how the film is made, and more. Plus photos. And Russ will sign it. And you'll get all the digital rewards, plus digital versions of his previous books "How Video Games Are Made" and "Sex, Drugs & Cartoon Violence".

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    The vowel tier!

    You will receive a limited-edition Stage of Development backer t-shirt, PLUS the companion book for this series of films, AND a quality scarf hand-selected for you by Russ Pitts, an acknowledged master scarfsman.

    Meaning you can dress like Russ Pitts while carrying around a signed copy of his new book based on these films. It'll be almost like you're him.

    Best part: This tier literally contains all of the vowels; making it the perfect tier for your backing dollars.

    In addition, you'll also get all of the digital rewards.

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    All of the films and songs! (Physical)

    This item is for the collector. You will receive limited edition, signed copies all of the films on blu-ray disc, and all of the songs on vinyl.

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    All of the things!

    You will receive the shirt, the scarf, the physical versions of the films and songs, the book, plus all digital rewards. You earned it.

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    Welcome to the production team!

    You will be invited to members-only digital meetings about the ongoing production. Plus you'll get to help us decide where to go next with this series. AND you'll get one of our Flying Saucer Media "CREW" shirts. Also ALL of the previous rewards, because that's how we roll.

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    Executive Producer credit on the film!

    The Executive Producer is the center of the film world. Just like you'll be the center of this film. You will receive the best-of-the best film credits: an Executive Producer credit in all versions and episodes of this film series, as well as anywhere else full credits appear (IMDb, etc.), plus all previous rewards. Plus you'll get to preview drafts of each film as they wind their way through post-production, and a standing VIP invitation to attend any and all events (premieres, showings, award galas) related to this film series. Reap the benefits of being an Executive Producer. You earned it.

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