Cyber Knights: a cyberpunk RPG

An Illustrated History of Game Controllers Vol. 1

A project in Canberra, AU by Player One Books

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Player One: An Illustrated History of Game Controllers Vol.1 details a selection of joysticks and game controllers from 1972 to 1989.
Backers: 81
Average Pledge Per Backer: $68 AUD

Funded: $5,524 AUD of $1,000 AUD
Dates: Oct 19th -> Nov 7th (19 days)
Project By: Player One Books
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November 5th - via:
Greetings all, Welcome to all our new backers and thank you for helping unlock our bookmark stretch goal. We will now be including a pair of bookmarks with every printed copy of the book. We are already over halfway to the art print stretch goal, and... (Read More)

New Stretch Goals!

November 3rd - via:
Greetings all, Thank you so much for your awesome support to help bring this fantastic game controller book into production! We have just introduced the following stretch goals to add some extra bonuses to your printed book rewards: The bookmarks... (Read More)

Funded in One Hour and Five Minutes!

October 19th - via:
Greetings gamers! What an outstanding surprise to fund so quickly! Thank you so much for your early support. I had hoped that with a $1000 AUD goal we would make it over the line in a few days time and at least be able to get the book produced, but I... (Read More)

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