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Beep is a feature-length documentary film & book  of game sound & music from the mechanical arcades through to today's orchestras.
Beep is a feature-length documentary film & book of game sound & music from the mechanical arcades through to today's orchestras.
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    You've become a part of game sound history! Get your name on our website backers section, some good karma sent your way, and a thank-you on our Twitter feed.

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    Level 2 ********************************************
    Level 1 + plus digital download/streaming of the finished film!

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    Level 1 + Level 2 + the official Beep soundtrack!

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    Level 1 + Level 2 + Level 3 + Level 4 + a postcard sent from on location signed by the director and an artist being interviewed!

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    A copy of the BEEP DVD PLUS a Retro City Rampage CD soundtrack PLUS a BEEP t-shirt (certified sweatshop free, organic Canadian made). The Retro City Rampage Soundtrack is a full-length 34 song soundtrack featuring high-quality chiptune music by composers "virt" (Jake Kaufman), "Norrin Radd" (Matt Creamer) and our film's composer "Freaky DNA" (Leonard J. Paul) in the style of the original Nintendo Entertainment System.

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    MINI BOSS 1 ******************************************** Level 1 + Level 2 + Level 3 + Level 4 + a certified sweatshop-free, Canadian made organic cotton Beep t-shirt. Worldwide shipping included.

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    Bonus Round 1 ********************************************
    Level 1 + Level 2 + Level 3 + Level 4 + Mini Boss 1 + Limited edition screen-printed poster! Silk-screened large minimalist Beep poster (approx 26" x 38") on high quality paper. Shipped in a tube for safe keeping!

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    Level 6 ******************************************** Level 1 + Level 2 + Level 3 + Level 4 + hard copies of the book and DVD.

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    Mini Boss 2 ******************************************** Level 1 + Level 2 + Level 3 + Level 4 + Set of 3 Limited Edition screen-printed minimalist posters. Hand numbered and signed by the artist and the film's director, 3 large posters (approx 26" x 38") on high quality paper.

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    Level 8******************************************** Level 1 + Level 2 + Level 3 + Level 4 + Beeper Kit: We'll give you a special place at the top of our website backers list, and a "PC beeper" kit: make your own retro game sound by programming our specially made Arduino & beeper speaker kit. Kit will come with a game song already programmed in for you, and instructions on how to change the tune! Easy to learn, and turn into a wearable device!

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    Level 1 + Level 2 + Level 3 + Level 4 + your name in a special place at the top of our backers list, and a meal and selfie taken with at least one member of the crew at one of the screening events or at the Game Developers' Conference 2016! (travel is not included).

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    Boss 1 ******************************************** Level 1 + Level 2 + Level 3 + Level 4 + Book advertisement. Get a full-page advertisement on the inside jacket or inside page (your choice) of the book! Hard copy of book included.

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    Logo on sponsors pages (Kickstarter, website), promotional material (DVD, poster), flyer inclusion in all our mailings.
    Logo at end credits of film.
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    Associate Producer Credit************** Associate Producer credit on IMDB and in the film title and end credits. Signed BluRay/ DVD (10 copies), exclusive Beep crew t-shirt, 2 signed copies of posters, 2 signed copies of books, and your name in a prime spot on our website! Standing invite to one day on the set (at your travel expense). Plus exclusive black "beep crew" zip-up hoodie.

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    Level 3 (earlybird) ********************************************
    Level 1 + Level 2 + the official Beep soundtrack + the award winning Retro City Rampage Soundtrack download! The Retro City Rampage Soundtrack is a full-length 34 song soundtrack featuring high-quality chiptune music by composers "virt" (Jake Kaufman), "Norrin Radd" (Matt Creamer) and "Freaky DNA" (Leonard J. Paul) in the style of the original Nintendo Entertainment System: $8 value!

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    Cut-Scene 1 ********************************************
    The pack for music lovers! You get a digital download of the film, PLUS a digital download of the BEEP soundtrack, PLUS a digital download of the Videopac console-inspired Videopacolypz G7002, PLUS a digital download of the award winning Retro City Rampage Soundtrack! The Retro City Rampage Soundtrack is a full-length 34 song soundtrack featuring high-quality chiptune music by composers "virt" (Jake Kaufman), "Norrin Radd" (Matt Creamer) and "Freaky DNA" (Leonard J. Paul) in the style of the original Nintendo Entertainment System.

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    New! Level 3 "Back to School Special"**********
    Digital download of the Beep film.
    Digital download of the Beep soundtrack.
    Digital download of the Retro City Rampage soundtrack (see above for description).
    Digital download of the soundtrack to the game Hawken. Limited--this deal is over Sept 1!

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    Easter Egg (early bird) *************************************
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    Bonus Round 2 ********************************************
    Level 1 + Level 2 + Level 3 + Level 4 + Surprise sound-related gift from our travels! We don't know what it is yet, but we'll find something cool to ship to you!

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    Level 1 + Level 2 + Level 3 + Level 4 + Appear in the film! Yes, that's right, we'll either drop by if we'll be in the area, film you at GDC 2015, or get you to record a statement (TBA) that we can incorporate into the documentary. You'll appear in the credits of the film as well.
    + A special surprise gift selected for you.

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    Sponsor package #2 ********************************************
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    Sponsor package #3*************************************** DVD advertisement. Have your 30-second ad inserted on our DVD and on digital downloads before the feature begins. Ten copies of DVD included.
    Logo on sponsors pages (Kickstarter, website), promotional material (DVD, poster), flyer inclusion in all our mailings, logo at end credits of film.
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