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Unknown Realm: The Siege Perilous is a new 8-bit fantasy role-playing game for PC and C64 inspired by the classic RPGs of the 80's.
Unknown Realm: The Siege Perilous is a new 8-bit fantasy role-playing game for PC and C64 inspired by the classic RPGs of the 80's.
Unknown Realm: The Siege Perilous is a new 8-bit fantasy role-playing game for PC and C64 inspired by the classic RPGs of the 80's.
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    THE PIZZA FUND

    Programmers need to eat too. Donate to the pizza fund and to show our gratitude, we'll send you a commemorative bookmark.

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    DIGITAL GAME PLUS

    Your digital passage to the Realm plus some Kickstarter exclusive goodies.

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    • Digital Copy of Game
    • Digital Game Manuals, Maps, & Supplements
    • Digital Wallpapers
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    DIGITAL KNIGHT

    All the best RPGs had bestiaries and hint books. This is your opportunity to score some additional tips, tricks and lore about Unknown Realm, plus the game soundtrack. You also get your name added to the Kickstarter Knight’s backer section of the digital game manual.

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    • Digital Game Soundtrack
    • Digital Hint Book
    • Digital Bestiary Book
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    “ZIPLOCK” BAG EDITION (PC)

    The first of the feelies! Remember when games and manuals came packaged in “Ziplock” bags? No? Now you too can experience a little taste of true retro gaming history, all packaged in a stylish 80’s “Ziplock” bag with an alternate booklet style version of game manuals and supplements.

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    • Booklet Style Manual and Supplements
    • Parchment Paper Map
    • Keyboard Overlay (PC)
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    DIGITAL KNIGHT + TOMBSTONE

    Rest in pixely peace. Create a custom tombstone that we will place in one of the various cemeteries or crypts in the game. It's up to you to go and find it!

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    DIGITAL KNIGHT + MT. AWESOME

    Why have a tombstone named after you when you can have a mountain?! With this reward we’ll name one of the larger mountains in the game after the surname of your choice for all to discover!

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    “ZIPLOCK” BAG EDITION (C64)

    All the rewards of the PC "Ziplock" bag edition, plus the one of a kind “Book of Lore” C64/C128 game cartridge!

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    • All “ZIPLOCK” BAG EDITION (PC) rewards
    • C64/C128 Game Cartridge
    • Keyboard Overlays (C64/C128)
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    2ND CHANCE “ZIPLOCK” BAG EDITION (C64)

    Back by popular demand! Don't miss out on this limited, classically-styled C64 budget edition.

    Same rewards as the original C64 "Ziplock" bag edition, including the one of a kind “Book of Lore” C64/C128 game cartridge!

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    COLLECTOR’S EDITION (PC) EARLY BIRD

    This is what it's all about! Relive the full Golden Age RPG experience with this awesome collector’s edition! This reward is all about the physical feelies. At this level, you get the limited edition collector’s box, paper manuals, cloth map, and a physical copy of the Illustrated Bestiary Art Book. And if that’s not enough for our feelie fans, you’ll also get wooden tavern dice, quest cards, adventurer’s journal, keyboard overlay, a collectors coin. and more. We dare you to find another game that gives you this much feelie joy! We double dog dare you!

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    • All DIGITAL KNIGHT rewards
    • Cloth Map
    • Players Reference Card
    • Adventurer’s Guide
    • Quest Journal
    • Bestiary Art Book
    • Quest Cards
    • Keyboard Overlay (PC)
    • Wooden Tavern Dice
    • Mandlebrot’s Cipher (Metal)
    • Game Soundtrack CD
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    COLLECTOR’S EDITION (PC)

    Late to the party? Don't worry, we saved some feelies for you! Once these collector editions are gone, there will be no more printed, ever.

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    COLLECTOR’S EDITION (PC)

    This is what it's all about! Relive the full Golden Age RPG experience with this awesome collector’s edition! This reward is all about the physical feelies. At this level, you get the limited edition collector’s box, paper manuals, cloth map, and a physical copy of the Illustrated Bestiary Art Book. And if that’s not enough for our feelie fans, you’ll also get wooden tavern dice, quest cards, adventurer’s journal, keyboard overlay, a collectors coin. and more. We dare you to find another game that gives you this much feelie joy! We double dog dare you!

    ++Add-ons available. See Add-on section++

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    • All DIGITAL KNIGHT rewards
    • Cloth Map
    • Players Reference Card
    • Adventurer’s Guide
    • Quest Journal
    • Bestiary Art Book
    • Quest Cards
    • Keyboard Overlay (PC)
    • Wooden Tavern Dice
    • Mandlebrot’s Cipher (Metal)
    • Game Soundtrack CD
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    COLLECTOR’S EDITION (C64) EARLY BIRD

    Dust off your C64 and hold on to your pants as you take a quantum leap back in time to the Golden Age of RPGs! All the rewards of the collector’s edition PC level, plus the one of a kind “Book of Lore” game cartridge for the C64 or C128 computer!

    ++Add-ons available. See Add-on section++

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    • All COLLECTOR’S EDITION (PC) rewards
    • C64/C128 Game Cartridge
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    DIGITAL KNIGHT + NPC PORTRAIT

    Send us your picture, and you will be immortalized in pixely 8-bit glory in the game. Pretty cool, right?

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    • Custom NPC Portrait*
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    COLLECTOR’S EDITION (C64)

    You’re thrilled to discover your mom didn’t throw out your old C64 after all and now you want in on the sweet RPG action – we saved a spot for you. Once these collector editions are gone, there will be no more printed, ever.

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    COLLECTOR’S EDITION (C64)

    Dust off your C64 and hold on to your pants as you take a quantum leap back in time to the Golden Age of RPGs! All the rewards of the collector’s edition PC level, plus the one of a kind “Book of Lore” game cartridge for the C64 or C128 computer!

    ++Add-ons available. See Add-on section++

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    • All COLLECTOR’S EDITION (PC) rewards
    • C64/C128 Game Cartridge
    • Keyboard Overlays (C64/C128)
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    COLLECTOR’S EDITION + TOMBSTONE

    Here lies...a very special backer. Create a custom tombstone that we will place in one of the various cemeteries or crypts in the game. It's up to you to go and find it.

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    COLLECTOR'S EDITION + NPC PORTRAIT

    Send us your picture, and you will be immortalized in pixely 8-bit glory in the game. Pretty cool, right? Includes Collector's Edition box (PC or C64).

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    • All COLLECTOR’S EDITION (PC or C64) rewards
    • Custom NPC Portrait*
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    COLLECTOR'S EDITION + JESTER

    So you think you're a funny guy, eh? Now's your chance to prove it. Become a Jester in one of the castles in Unknown Realm and entertain players with your wit and humor. (Juggling skills not required) Includes Collector's Edition box (PC or C64).

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    • Design a Jester NPC*
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    COLLECTOR’S EDITION + BARFLY

    Unleash your inner barfly. Back us at this level and get the collectors edition, an extra digital copy of the game to share with a friend, and we’ll create a Tavern NPC in your likeness with a few barfly sayings of your choice.

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    • All COLLECTOR’S EDITION (PC or C64) rewards
    • Extra Digital Copy of Game
    • Design Barfly NPC*
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    COLLECTOR'S EDITION + BARD

    Calling all musicians! Show off your musical abilities as a tavern bard NPC and write a tavern jingle for Unknown Realm. Includes Collector's Edition (PC or C64).

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    • Be a Bard!*
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    COLLECTOR’S EDITION + MERCENARY

    Join the mercenaries’ guild in the game. Players will be able to hire a mercenary companion made in your likeness to help them on their quest.

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    • Extra Digital Copy of Game
    • Design Mercenary NPC Companion*
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    BLACK EDITION (PC)

    For the ultimate collector. This Kickstater exclusive black edition is limited to just 20 copies. You get all rewards found in the collector’s edition (PC) plus a special signed and numbered certificate of authenticity, a physical copy of the Hint Book, a limited edition companion figurine, custom engraved wooden keyboard overlays, and a Realm Stone all in a limited edition black box.

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    Includes:
    • All COLLECTOR’S EDITION (PC) rewards
    • Signed Certificate of Authenticity
    • Hint Book
    • Limited Edition Pug Companion Figurine
    • Engraved Wooden Keyboard Overlay (PC)
    • Realm Stone
    • Extra Digital Copy of Game
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    COLLECTOR'S EDITION + OUTLAW

    Become a wanted outlaw in the Realm! Choose what type of outlaw you'd like to be (from a list of options) and have your portrait on a wanted poster. Players will be able to hunt you down in the game for rewards. Includes Collector's Edition box (PC or C64).

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    • Be an Outlaw!*
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    BLACK EDITION (C64/C128)

    All rewards from the THE BLACK EDITION (PC) tier plus a black edition exclusive version of our one of a kind game cartridge in a black velvet pouch.

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    • All BLACK EDITION (PC) rewards
    • Engraved Wooden Keyboard Overlay (C64/C128)
    • Black Edition C64/C128 Game Cartridge
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    COLLECTOR’S EDITION + TAVERN OWNER

    Who wouldn't want their own 8-bit tavern? With this reward your likeness will be used for a tavern owner NPC’s in the realm. You also get to choose your menu offerings, a custom in-game tavern sign, and offer sage advice to tavern patrons.

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    • All COLLECTOR’S EDITION (PC or C64) rewards
    • Design Your Own Tavern*
    • Extra Digital Copy of Game
    • Launch Party Invite
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    THE CHRISTMAS 1985 EXPERIENCE (C64)

    Miss your old C64? Miss the 80’s? Treat yourself to this ultimate 80’s RPG nostalgia package! You deserve it! We’ll send you an actual C64 or C64C system in original box along with the Collector’s Edition version of the game, both wrapped in retro Christmas paper! You’ll also get two surprise 80’s posters to hang on your walls and two extra digital copies of the game to share with friends. Relive your childhood memories or give someone you love the ultimate 80’s gift, all for the same amount the original C64 sold for back in the 80's!

    + Add $100 to pledge total to upgrade game from COLLECTOR'S to BLACK EDITION (C64) instead.

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    • All COLLECTOR’S EDITION (C64) rewards
    • A C64 computer system w/ original box (NTSC Only)
    • C64 S-Video cable for LCD/TV Hookup
    • Retro 80’s Posters
    • Extra Digital Copy of Game
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    BOOK OF HEROES BARON CREDIT

    You’re a special part of making this project a reality and we want everyone to know about it. Your pledge at this level makes you an honorary member of the Stirring Dragon family and earns you patents of nobility as a Baron (or Baroness) of the Realm. You’re name will be recorded in the Book of Heroes in-game credits as well as a special location in the game world for all to see. You'll also be invited as a guest of honor to our launch party.

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    • All BLACK EDITION (PC or C64) rewards
    • In-Game “Book of Heroes” Baron Credit
    • Patents of Nobility
    • Extra Digital Copy of Game
    • Launch Party Invite
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    BOOK OF HEROES DUKE CREDIT

    Your pledge at this level earns you patents of nobility as a Duke (or Duchess) of the Realm. You’re name will be recorded in the Book of Heroes in-game credits as well as a special location in the game world for all to see. You'll also be invited as a guest of honor to our launch party.

    Includes:
    • All BLACK EDITION (PC or C64) rewards
    • Copy of COLLECTOR'S EDITION (PC or C64)
    • In-Game “Book of Heroes” Duke Credit
    • Patents of Nobility
    • Extra Digital Copy of Game
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    BOOK OF HEROES KING CREDIT

    There can be only one King (or Queen). You will have our undying thanks and your name will be spoken throughout the Realm with praise, honor, and gratitude. As defender of the classic RPG you will receive a Stirring Dragon Games Royal Signet Ring and your name will be recorded in the Book of Heroes as well as a special location in the game world as King (or Queen) of the realm. Your likeness will be used as the NPC portrait for one of the rulers of the realm.

    Includes:
    • All BLACK EDITION (PC or C64) rewards
    • Copy of COLLECTOR'S EDITION (PC or C64)
    • In-Game “Book of Heroes” King Credit
    • Patents of Nobility
    • Stirring Dragon Games Royal Signet Ring
    • Extra Digital Copy of Game
    • Ruler NPC Portrait*
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    8-BIT SUPERSTAR

    It doesn’t get much cooler than this. Pledge at this level and you (or someone you love) will star in their very own video game for the Commodore 64 and PC! You get to pick the main character and choose the theme and Stirring Dragon Games will work with you to design a three level shoot 'em up style action game with the star of your choice! You’ll get three copies of your game in its own shrink-wrapped custom designed game box with fabulously retro style artwork. Each box copy will include the game on a custom floppy for the C64 and CD-ROM for the PC. Give the ultimate birthday or gag gift to someone you love or be one of the elite few who can claim to have starred in their very own video game!

    (Estimated delivery for personalized game will be approximately 3-4 months after delivery of other rewards.)

    Includes:
    • All BLACK EDITION (PC or C64) rewards
    • Copy of COLLECTOR'S EDITION (PC or C64)
    • Extra Digital Copy of Game
    • Launch Party Invite
    • Personalized 8-bit Shoot'em Up Style Video Game*
    • Boxed Copy of Personalized Video Game
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