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Update #6

XGen Reddit AMA

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Hey guys, just a quick notice here: we JUST launched our Reddit AMA.  So if any of you guys are registered over at Reddit, come feel free to join us in the conversation here:

http://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/xkkwh/we_are_xgen_studios_indie_game_developers_and/

-Taylor

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    PRE-RELEASE ADVANCE COPY: Be the first to own and play the game! Receive a digital download of Super Motherload for Mac and PC before it retails commercially! "Finally something worth beating at your computer without having to google pr0n!"

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    RETRO GAMER'S DELIGHT: Get the pre-release download of Super Motherload AND a downloadable copy of the GOLDIUM EDITION version of the original Motherload game! "For peeps who kick so old-skool they're from the skool that burnt down before they even built the old skool."

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    SPECIAL EDITION ADVANCE COPY: Get the pre-release download of Super Motherload for Mac and PC, get the Goldium version of original Motherload, AND GET THE LIMITED EDITION SUPER MOTHERLOAD COLLECTOR'S COIN! This thing has some heft. It's like 2 inches across and it's heavy. We're talkin' a real-deal dead-man's medallion. Check out pictures of it in the 'incentives' section on this page. "The only currency that will buy you real love." (Outside of Canada / US, add $10 for Shipping)

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    DA GAMES AND NUTIN BUTT DA GAMES. Brand new pledge tier! For people that want the games (both digital and board styles) and not all the extras. You get the pre-release advance copy of Super Motherload, you get the Goldium Edition of original Motherload, AND YOU GET THE SUPER MOTHERLOAD BOARD GAME. Watch update video #2 to see details regarding the board game!!! (FREE SHIPPING if you live in US / CANADA, add $20 for international orders)

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    THE FINE-ART FASHIONISTA: You get the Mac/PC downloadable pre-release version of the game, the Goldium Edition download of the original Motherload game, the limited edition SML coin, plus Super Motherload desktop backgrounds, THE SUPER SWANK SUPER MOTHERLOAD POSTER PRINT, AND THE DEAD SEXY SUPER MOTHERLOAD T-SHIRT! "Now you'll have something to cover your holes with." (Outside of Canada / US, add $25 for Shipping)

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    THE UNHOLY MOTHER OF MOTHERLOAD LOADS: Get EVERYTHING from the previous tiers PLUS THE CD SOUNDTRACK AND DVD MOVIE. Just to re-iterate, that means: the new game, the old game, the coin, the graphics, the poster, the SML t-shirt, the CD soundtrack, AAAANNND... the DVD movie! Now THAT is a haul-and-a-half! "An unholy load that only a mother could love." (Outside of Canada / US, add $25 for Shipping)

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    THE ANALOGUE GAMER'S PACKAGE (SUPER MOTHERLOAD BOARDGAME): You are a special breed of gamer. You don't put binary limits on your gaming horizons. Your options often have 6, sometimes 12 sided outcomes. You are a complex and discerning individual. When the keyboards stop working you'll know how to use a pen. YOU PLAY SUPER MOTHERLOAD ON A TABLE, WITH A BOARD THAT HAS PIECES AND WHERE MULTIPLAYER MEANS HAVING A SIGNIFICANT IN-PERSON SOCIAL GATHERING WITH FRIENDS. YOU WANT THAT? YOU GOT IT!!! You get the new game, the old game, the coin, the graphics, and the official soundtrack to listen to while you and your friends play THE OFFICIAL SUPER MOTHERLOAD BOARDGAME. That's right, it's real... and it's yours. "Die, die, die!" (Outside of Canada / US, add $25 for Shipping)

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    THE BIG MOTHERTRUCKER: This is the COMPLETE 'SOLID GOODS' package. You get ALL of the standard-level solid goods and downloadable content that we are offering. This includes EVERYTHING from the previous tiers, including: the new game, the old game, the coin, the graphics, the poster, the shirt, the soundtrack, the movie, AND THE BOARDGAME. If you're a true fan with only a modest budget, this is the package with ALL the goods. "Finally... a package bigger than your father's!" (Outside of Canada / US, add $25 for Shipping)

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    THE REAL JOHN HANCOCK: Now we're beginning to get into elite backer territory! Thank-you for joining us! From here on in we start getting into more specialist items that would interest the real gaming connoisseur. In this tier, you get some of the previously listed solid goods, but yours are HAND AUTOGRAPHED by the XGen team! You will receive: the new game, the old game, the coin, the graphics, an AUTOGRAPHED POSTER, an AUTOGRAPHED CD SOUNDTRACK, a heartfelt signed letter of thanks, an official certificate that authenticates the aforementioned memorabilia, and in-game credit as a 'financial backer' of the project! Now you're playing in the BIG LEAGUES. "Yes, now you too can have XGen's hancocks all over your junk!" (Free Shipping)

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    THE MINECRAFTER: This is where you make your mark. This is the tier where you get to make a direct impact on the final outcome of the game. You get the new game, the old game, the coin, the graphics, the shirt, the poster, AND you get to DESIGN A TILE that will appear in the final game! You mock-up a square tile image and we'll create it and bury it beneath the planet surface! You also get a signed certificate of authenticity to prove to all your friends that you DID design that tile, and in-game credit as "tile designer"! Welcome to the industry. (tile design subject to approval; blatant nudity/profanity/copyright infringement or otherwise offensive material will not be accepted at XGen's discretion... but feel free to go crazy with it otherwise! The weirder the better!) "Craft some blocks and call them mine!" (Free Shipping)

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    THE NARCISSIST: Get the new game, the old game, the coin, the graphics, the shirt, the poster (autographed at this tier!), and a HAND-DRAWN PIXEL ART PORTRAIT of you or someone/something you know put in the game credits along with a 200-character message of your choosing (NOTE: subject to the same discretion as the previous tier). Sure, you could slap your mug on there but if you were a real die-hard motherload geek you'd send us a picture of a ring and a proposal to your fiancée. Comes with certificate of authenticity. "There just aren't enough pixels in the world to do you proper justice." (Free Shipping)

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    THE INVADER: Get the new game, the old game, the coin, the graphics, the shirt, the autographed poster, AND BE IN THE FREAKING GAME. That's right. Be made into a playable, unlockable in-game character. Includes pixel portrait (send us a photo), custom character name and a custom cheat code that anyone can use to play as your character! Comes with certificate of authenticity and in-game credit "starring as:"! Character name and portrait subject to XGen's approval for appropriate content. "Immortality has a price, and it's totally affordable!" (Free Shipping)

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    THE COLLECTOR: Here's the full-meal-deal for the gamer who has it all. You get ALL of the solid goods: the new game, the old game, the coin, the graphics, the t-shirt, the autographed poster, the official soundtrack, the movie, the boardgame, a letter of thanks, AND the opportunity to design a tile to be used in the game. You get the certificate of authenticity and the in-game credit as 'tile designer'. (Tile design subject to XGen's final approval as mentioned in $300 level tier.) "With this much swag you could probably get your own Hoarder's special." (Free Shipping)

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    THE VISITOR: You get everything from The Collector package (see previous $850 tier), PLUS an invitation for you and a guest to come hang out with the XGen team at our downtown Edmonton studios! Spend a day hanging out with us, learn about the mysterious art of electronic game development, grab some lunch and stick around as a guest of honour at our our official Super Motherload launch party! Bands, DJs, food, drinks... it's going to be a great time. This is your chance to hang out with the team! Flight and accommodation to Edmonton, Alberta Canada to be arranged and paid for by backers, but we will be happy to provide assistance and recommendations. "YOU'LL KNOW WHERE WE LIVE." (Free Shipping)

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    THE CREME-DE-LA-CREME: You get everything from the previous tier, PLUS one of 6 ultra-rare original pieces of character-design concept artwork that was actually created while designing the game. And of course, the accompanying certificate of authenticity. Be among the elite few to own real Super Motherload concept art! "A package to truly make you cream." (Free Shipping)

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    Are you not just a Super Motherload fan but also a Defend your Castle zealot? We have the ultimate package for the true XGen defender. Get everything from 'The Visitor' package, PLUS the original items that were scanned and used in the Wii and iPhone versions of Defend your Castle! That includes the paper cloud, the allen key, the pencil, the bread tag (the cursor!), the pop cap ring, and the scrap paper texture. You will be the only person IN THE WORLD who owns the objects that were used to make DEFEND YOUR CASTLE!!! That's right, I'm giving away ALL of the actual objects. If there's something in the game that you don't have in this collection it's because I drew it by hand. AND YOU GET IT ALL! You know you want it... (Free Shipping)

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