Sword of the Stars: Ground Pounders

A hex-based, sci-fi strategy game for PC & Android - featuring the tanks, air craft and infantry of the Sword of the Stars universe.
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$18,051USD
raised of $20,000 goal
90%
0 time left
This campaign started on Oct 01 and closed on October 29, 2013 (11:59pm PT).
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Campaign Closed
This campaign ended on October 29, 2013
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  • $1USD
    Upgrade Your Perk!

    Forgot to add extra shipping costs to your Perk? Want to combine your Perk with another at a reduced cost? If you've gotten one Perk and decide you want one or more of the other Perks as well, use this option to pay the difference and get your Perfect Swag Combo. See our first update for the list of Upgrade Prices to put together your package. You can also use this option to make a donation if you do not wish to claim a Perk.

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    13 claimed

  • $13USD
    Early Bird Price!

    Early supporters of our campaign can grab their download copy of Ground Pounders upon release at a special price. Thank you for your support!

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    66 out of 1000 claimed

  • $15USD
    Listed in Game Credits!

    All Supporters at this level and above will be able to download a copy of the game upon release and will have the option of being listed officially in the game's credits if they wish.

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    31 claimed

  • $25USD
    Buddy Pack!

    Download TWO copies of Ground Pounders for one low price on release! Instant multi-player fun for you and a lucky friend. Plus a listing in the game's credits, and access to the Backer's Only forum!

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    20 claimed

  • $30USD
    Digital Bundle!

    You will get a download copy of Ground Pounders on release day, listing in the game's credits, plus a Digital Bundle of Wallpapers and art.

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    18 claimed

  • $45USD
    Beta Access Bundle!

    Supporters at this level and above will get immediate access to the Backers-Only Beta of the game beginning in October 2013 and access to the closed Backers-Only Beta forum! In addition to the items of the Digital Bundle, listing in the game's Credits, and a downloadable copy of the game upon release, supporters at this level and above will receive a FREE COPY of our first successful indie game, "Sword of the Stars: The Pit", and its first expansion, "Mind Games".

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    16 claimed

  • $50USD
    PLAY VERSUS THE LEAD DESIGNER!

    Supporters at this level will receive the Beta Access Bundle, including a free copy of The Pit and Mind Games, plus at least one guaranteed multi-player match versus the Lead Designer of Ground Pounders! A rare opportunity to beat the developer at his own game. Who can resist?

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    1 out of 50 claimed

  • $50USD
    Beta Plus Dice!

    Backers at this level and above will receive both the Beta Access Bundle and a complimentary set of special decorative Sword of the Stars dice! Each set contains six beautiful six-sided dice, with emblems representing the six major empires of the Sword of the Stars universe in the years 2408-2508. Add $10 USD to ship outside the US

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    11 claimed

  • $75USD
    Challenge Coin!

    Supporters at this level will receive the Beta Access Bundle, a set of beautiful SotS Dice, plus the official Ground Pounders Challenge Coin! This beautiful collectible coin is a replica of the Sol Force challenge coins which are issued to survivors of each successful Ground Forces campaign. Add $10 USD to ship outside the US

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    4 claimed

  • $125USD
    PREMIUM LORE BOOK!

    Supporters at this level will receive the Beta Access Bundle, a lovely set of SotS Dice, and a copy of the Sword of the Stars Premium Lore Book! Over 300 pages of art and fiction for the Sotsverse. Personally signed by the creators! Add $20 USD to ship outside the US

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    11 claimed

  • $125USD
    Stick Pack!

    Supporters at this level will receive Beta Access Bundle, a set of beautiful SotS dice, the official Challenge Coin, and a Special Edition 16-gigabyte USB drive! Your USB drive will arrive with the contents of your Digital Bundle loaded onto it, as well as a few extra surprise goodies from the team at Kerberos Productions. Add $15 USD to ship outside the US

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    3 claimed

  • $150USD
    Gambler's Pack!

    Supporters at this level will receive Beta Access Package, SotS dice, the official Challenge Coin, the Special Edition 16GB USB drive, and a printed deck of Ground Pounders Playing Cards. Add $25 USD to ship outside the US

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    5 claimed

  • $150USD
    Collector's Combo!

    This reward level includes Beta Access Package, the Sword of the Stars Premium Lore Book, the USB Stick and its digital goodies, and a set of our SotS Dice. Add $20 USD to ship outside the US

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    11 claimed

  • $200USD
    Barrack's Pack!

    Supporters at this level will receive the Beta Access Package, SotS Dice, the official Challenge Coin, the Special Edition 16GB USB drive, TWO printed decks of Ground Pounders Playing Cards, and a Ground Forces t-shirt in sizes S-4XL. Add $25 USD to ship outside the US.

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    11 claimed

  • $250USD
    DESIGN A CHARACTER!

    Backers at this level will be able to Design a Character to be added to the Sword of the Stars Universe! Work with Lead Writer Arinn Dembo and receive professional credit for your contribution to the Lore of the franchise. This reward comes with the Beta Access package and the physical items of the Barracks Pack. Add $25 USD to ship outside the USA

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    3 out of 10 claimed

  • $300USD
    DESIGN A CARD!

    Supporters at this level will be able to Design a Unique Combat Card to be added to the final game! Work with the Design Team for Ground Pounders and receive professional design credit for your contribution. This reward comes with the Beta Access package and the Physical Items of the Barracks Pack. Add $25 USD to ship outside the US

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    2 out of 10 claimed

  • $400USD
    DESIGN A UNIT!

    Backers at this level will be able to Design a Unique Combat Unit to be added to the final game! Work with the Design Team for Ground Pounders and receive professional credit for your contribution. This reward comes with the Beta Access package and the physical items of the Barracks Pack. Add $25 USD to ship outside the US

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    1 out of 5 claimed

  • $600USD
    DESIGN A BATTLE!

    Pick your favorite historical battle and work with the Ground Pounders design team to create a canonical planetary battle of the Hiver War era! Receive professional credit for your contribution to the game and to the Sword of the Stars universe. This reward comes with the Beta Access package and all of the Physical Perks for the campaign, including the Barrack's Pack and copy of the Lore Book. Add $30 USD to ship outside the US

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    1 out of 5 claimed

  • $1,000USD
    True Believer!

    Supporters at this level will receive a copy of every Kerberos Productions release for the next ten years, plus 2 Campaign t-shirts, a complimentary Stick Pack, and a special VIP card printed with your name. Holders of the VIP card will have free entry to any Kerberos public event, including those that would normally be Press Only, and the right to cast a vote when choosing the company's next project. Please add $25 to ship items outside the USA.

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    3 out of 15 claimed

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