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The Impact of Iwata

A project in Lexington, KY by NF Publishing, LLC

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A new book chronicling the life and achievements of Nintendo's legendary president, Satoru Iwata!
Backers: 2587
Average Pledge Per Backer: $49

Funded: $127,131 of $29,000
Dates: May 30th -> Jul 13th (45 days)
Project By: NF Publishing, LLC
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Latest News

24 Hours to Go + Final Stretch Goal Completed!

July 12th - via:
Great success! With our last Stretch Goal accomplished, we'll now add 16 extra pages to bump The Impact of Iwata up to an even 240 overall! It occurred to me that I never explained why 16 would be the number of pages added – it's a printing thing.... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #7 Unlocked! So, Let's Go for Another!

July 11th - via:
Boom! You're now living in the timeline where The Impact of Iwata's $99,000 Stretch Goal was achieved even before the critical final 48 hours of the campaign had a chance to begin, so if you're pledged to any tier of $29 or higher, you've got a... (Read More)

Announcing a Partnership with OverClocked Remix!

July 11th - via:
I hinted at this back when the Stretch Goal to create it was met, but now it's time to officially confirm it: The Impact of Iwata's audiobook version will be enhanced by an official partnership with OverClocked ReMix!  If you're unfamiliar with OC... (Read More)

Final Days!!!

July 10th - via:
Impact of Iwata backers, we're closing in on the finish line! We've got less than 70 hours left: The campaign will conclude this Thursday at 5:00 p.m. Eastern.  Please do what you can to keep spreading the word until then! We're still climbing... (Read More)

Looking from Stretch Goal #5 to Both #6 & #7!

July 3rd - via:
Good Monday morning, Impact of Iwata backers! Once again, you've all contributed to another Stretch Goal being nearly completed: As of this writing, Goal #5 is just a few hundred dollars shy of being met!  If we carry on and clear that benchmark,... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #4 Surpassed + #5 Revealed!

June 27th - via:
Oh hey, it's a late night Kickstarter update, since The Impact of Iwata just moved past $69,000 in total pledges at about 11:00 p.m. Eastern! But no worries at all, because I was staying up late playing Pikmin 2 anyway. With Stretch Goal #4... (Read More)

$60,000 Surpassed + Magazine Promo

June 24th - via:
Impact of Iwata backers, you continue to amaze, as we've now climbed above $60,000. Thank you, thank you, thank you! Most of you backing this book are probably already subscribers to our magazine, Nintendo Force. But if you're not, I wanted to give... (Read More)

Audiobook Goal Met! + Stretch Goal #4 Revealed!

June 23rd - via:
Following another week filled with strong surges of support, we've officially pushed past the milestone for Stretch Goal #3. And we're also beyond 200% funding! You all have brought in more than twice the original funding target. You're amazing! An... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #3 Revealed: Audiobook Version!

June 14th - via:
Hey again, Impact of Iwata backers! It's time for another Stretch Goal update. We're now less than $1,000 away from hitting Stretch Goal #2, which is a cover upgrade to enhance every physical copy of the book! Thanks to all of the new backers who've... (Read More)

The Collector's Edition Tier is Now Available!

June 12th - via:
Announcing The Impact of Iwata: Collector's Edition! In recognition of the rapid response that propelled this project to full funding in less than two days (and has us nearly hitting Stretch Goal #2 already as well), we've put together an even more... (Read More)

New Pledge Tier Coming on Monday!

June 9th - via:
Once again, honestly everyone, I'm amazed at how quickly this campaign continues to grow! We had nearly hit Stretch Goal #1 when I last wrote an update less than three days ago, and now we're already halfway toward hitting Stretch Goal #2 as well! ... (Read More)

One Week In + Stretch Goal #2!

June 6th - via:
Hello again, Impact of Iwata backers! I gave you all a break from updates here for a few days so you could all get back to playing Tears of the Kingdom uninterrupted, but I have to jump back in today to get everyone up to speed! Our campaign has been... (Read More)

Victory Achieved! + First Stretch Goal

June 1st - via:
You did it!  Thanks to all of you early Backers jumping in so quickly, "The Impact of Iwata" has been fully funded in less than two days! We're blown away! Because we've got so much time left between now and the scheduled end of the campaign, we've... (Read More)

A Great First 24 Hours!

May 31st - via:
Hey there, Impact of Iwata backers! Thank you all for being the first to jump in and support this project.  As of this writing the campaign has been active for just a few minutes over 24 hours, and within the first day we've climbed past 400 backers... (Read More)

Nintendo Force Magazine team launches 'The Impact of Iwata' book Kickstarter

May 30th - via:
The book will blend text and artwork together, with quotes from Mr. Iwata himself and the colleagues who worked alongside him, spotlights on the games he helped create and the legacies they’ve inspired in the years since, and beautiful full-color illustrations to introduce each of 16 different chapters. (Read More)

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