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Edelmann (Founder)

The Edelmann is a Backer pledge tier in Shroud of the Avatar.

Rewards[edit]

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Edelmann (Founder)
< Citizen (Founder) Knight (Founder) >
Pledge:

$550

Honorific Title:

Hoher Edelmann

Property Deed:
Limited to 1 per pledge
House:
  • Edelmann Village Waterfront Cabana - A waterfront, German-style Cabana, sitting on stilts, in the water, attached to your Village property by a bridge (**Village waterfront lots available to Village, Town, or City property deed holders; early founders and higher value pledges have lot selection priority **). Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Founder Edelmann Village Home - Unique, upscale, German Early Founder Edelmann's home. Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Edelmann Village Home - Unique, upscale, German Benefactor Edelmann's home (German home styles to be submitted and voted on by community; available only to pre-launch backers).
  • Waterfront Cabana - A uniquely identifiable Founder's, waterfront Cabana! Yep, you heard it right, a waterfront Cabana, sitting on stilts, in the water, attached to your Village property by a bridge (**Village waterfront lots available to Village, Town, or City property deed holders; early founders and higher value pledges have lot selection priority **) Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Exclusive Home - Available only to backers, be the envy of the neighborhood with your upscale Early Founder Citizen's home, uniquely identifiable as a Founders Citizen house! Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Exclusive Home - A unique, upscale, Benefactor Citizen's home (available only to pre-launch backers)
  • 4-Story Row House - An extra story in your Row house to hold your belongings!
  • 3-Story Row House - An extra story in your Row house to hold your belongings!
  • 2-Story Row House - A 2-story stone Row house to use as your base of operations!
Basement:
  • 1-Story Basement - A 1-Story, Village Stone Basement
  • 1-Story Basement - A 1-Story, Village Stone Basement
  • 2-Story Row Basement - In addition to an extra story to your house, you will also receive an extra level to your basement!
  • 1-Story Row Basement - In addition to an extra story to your house, you will also have a basement!
House Items:
  • Founder Owl - Get your very own, unique Founder's house pet, to lavish you with adoration every time you return home Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Founder Plaque - Special Founder Level plaque as a digital, in-game decoration for your house. Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Vendor - A special, commission free Vendor
  • Wind Power Decoration - Nature power decoration for your house!
  • Piano - A unique, in-game, musical piano for your home!
  • Reagent Plant - Choose from one of three reagent bearing plants. Water it each day to receive its reagent the next day.
  • Benefactor Plaque - Special Benefactor Level plaque as a digital, in-game decoration for your house.
  • Darkstarr Moondial! A special in-game, yard decoration which will track the heavens day and night! Very useful when planning strategies in-game, as astronomical events which drive some story aspects will be easily determined with this device. See Source for Details: [1]
  • Tinkerer House Decoration - A digital, framed "Tinkerer" Certificate as an in-game decoration for your house.
  • Phonograph - A unique, in-game item that plays wax cylinders of recorded music.
  • Tombstone House Decoration - You will receive a duplicate of your digital tombstone as an in-game yard decoration for your house. Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Domesday Book Certificate - You will receive a digital, framed certificate of your inclusion in the Domesday Book, as an in-game decoration for your house.
  • Framed Map (Digital) - You will receive the new world map as a digital, uniquely framed, in-game decoration for your house. Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Framed Cover Art - You will receive the box cover art as a digital, uniquely framed, in-game decoration for your house. Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • The Darkstarr Metronome! For those of you planning to play virtual instruments this mechanical metronome could be very useful! Set this in-game decoration next to your instrument and turn it on! See Source for Details: [1]
In-Game Items:
  • Aether Vibration Amplifier - A wireless device that plays streamed audio from a Moon Tower to an in-home decoration.
  • Ancestor's Cloak - An exclusive cloak with the Ancestor Symbol on it.
  • Final Clockwork Pet - Your choice of one of three non-combat, clockwork pets: Cat, Dog, or Raven!
  • Your choice of one of these three non-combat pets: Greyhound, Raven, or Siamese Cat.
  • Fyndoro's Tablet of Finding - Grants the player the ability to find another player by writing their name on the tablet. (once per day).
  • Magical Printing Press - Once per week, you will be able to print a book in New Britannia without having to pay the publishing fee!
  • Additional Clockwork Pet - Your choice of one of three non-combat, clockwork pets: Cat, Dog, or Raven!
  • Indestructible Crafting Tool - You will receive one (1) starter-level, indestructible, crafting tool for the skill of your choice. Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Starter Founder Armor - Four (4) complete sets of starter armor, uniquely identifiable as Founder armor, for both male and female: Cloth, Leather, Chain, and Plate. Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Your choice of one of these three non-combat pets: Greyhound, Raven, or Siamese Cat.
  • Iolo's Lute - A unique, in-game, musical lute specially designed by David "Iolo" Watson!
  • Puzzle Box - Once per week, this box presents the player with a puzzle to solve. If you can master the puzzle, you will be rewarded with a prize!
  • Founders Bow - Starter ranged weapon, uniquely identifiable as a Founder weapon. Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Iolo's Crossbow - Starter ranged weapon, uniquely identifiable as a Founder weapon, based on a unique design by David "Iolo" Watson!. Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Royal Founder Starter Bow - Starter ranged weapon, uniquely identifiable as a Royal Founder weapon. Royal Founder Rewards are only available to Founders who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Royal Founder Starter Crossbow - Starter ranged weapon, uniquely identifiable as a Royal Founder weapon. Royal Founder Rewards are only available to Founders who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Creature Taming Call - Unique ability to tame an elusive monster that an ordinary player could never tame! Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Creature Taming Call - Unique ability to tame an elusive monster that an ordinary player could never tame! Royal Founder Rewards are only available to Founders who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Indestructible Artisan Tool - You will receive one (1) starter-level, indestructible, artisan's tool for the skill of your choice.
  • Artisan's Box of Plenty - This unique box will generate a random resource or reagent once per week.
  • Supply Cache - As a practicing artisan, you will start with enough supplies to craft four of each of the starting recipes in your crafting book.
  • Your choice of one of three non-combat, clockwork pets: Cat, Dog, or Raven!
  • Crystal Sword - Kill almost any enemy you encounter with a single blow using your Crystal Sword! (Lord British is impervious to the Crystal Sword!) Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Starter Melee Weapons - Start the game with 2 starter melee weapons, uniquely identifiable as Founder weapons. Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Founders Tunic - Special tunic for your in-game avatar to wear, proudly displaying unique symbology identifying you as an early Founder of the game. Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Benefactor Tunic - Special tunic for your in-game avatar to wear, proudly displaying unique symbology identifying you as a Benefactor.
  • Your choice of one of these three non-combat pets: Greyhound, Raven, or Siamese Cat.
  • Darkstarr Cloak - A special cloak for your in-game avatar to wear, proudly displaying the unique Darkstarr symbol, identifying you as a backer of the game. See Source for Details: [1]
  • Royal Elderberry seed - lanting the Royal Elderberry seed will yield a Royal Elderberry which is necessary for crafting the unique, Royal Purple Founder's Dye. There will be no other source, ever, for creating the Royal Purple Founder's Dye. Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Special cloak for your in-game avatar to wear, proudly displaying unique symbology identifying you as an early Founder of the game.Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Immortality Fruit seed - With the Farming Craft you can plant the Immortality Fruit seed, which will bear a single fruit. When eaten, this fruit will fully heal you, and leave you with a single seed which can be planted and harvested, over and over, for all eternity.
  • Geoff Mellon's beautifully crafted in-game version of the Benefactor Cloak.
  • Ankh of Virtue Necklace - The mystical Ankh has been the symbol of spiritual rebirth and eternal life in many cultures.
  • Founder Shield - One starter shield, uniquely identifiable as a Founder Shield.Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Royal Founder Shield - One starter shield, uniquely identifiable as a Royal Founder Shield Royal Founder Rewards are only available to Founders who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Replenishing Snowball Box - In the spirit of the season, the Replenishing Snowball Box was added as a basic pledge reward on December 25, 2013.
  • Coconuts! They sound like horses when banged together!
  • SteamPunk Top Hat - Added as a thank you for reaching $5 million dollars raised!
Digital Rewards:
  • Design Documents - PDF version of Developer Design documents.
  • Unity Asset Packs - SotA will not only be crowdsourcing content from users but also crowd sharing! At least once a month SotA will release Unity content packs for download by those at the Developer tier (and above)! These Unity content packs contain a large number of game assets which can be used, free of charge in your own creations. This includes using the assets in games you intend to sell with the only requirement is that we are named in the credits!
  • All Shroud of the Avatar Episodes - In addition to Episodes 1, 2, and 3, you will receive DRM-free, digital download versions of the final TWO, full-length, standalone games, Shroud of the Avatar Episode 4 and Episode 5 (including Beta access to Episodes 4 & 5)!
  • Custom Crest In Game - Get your own Family Crest or display on your shield, tabard and house flag, made from a customized image uploaded by YOU! (Submitted Art subject to Developer Approval). Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Digital download Runic Language Translation
  • Digital download PDF Art Book
  • Digital download Shroud of the Avatar Soundtrack
  • In addition to Episode 1, DRM-free, full digital content of the future Episodes 2 & 3 including Beta access
  • High quality scanned images of Richard "Lord British" Garriott's The Story of Mondain in the World of Sosaria
  • Richard "Lord British" Garriott’s, original handwritten notes for the Akallabeth!
  • Digital download, serialized, Shroud of the Avatar novel by Tracy Hickman.Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • DRM-free, digital download of the game
  • Exclusive Early Bird Alpha and Beta Access
Physical Rewards:
  • Autographed Property Deed - Printed Village Property Deed, hand signed by Richard "Lord British" Garriott. Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Autographed Blade of the Avatar - Printed novel signed by Tracy Hickman and Richard Garriott! Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Printed Tinkerer Certificate, hand signed by Richard "Lord British" Garriott Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Cloth map hand signed by Richard “Lord British” Garriott
  • Autographed "The Story of Mondain in the World of Sosaria" - Hand signed, physical reprint of Richard "Lord British" Garriott's, original typewritten, high school English class essay of "The Story of Mondain in the World of Sosaria." This is the original story that became the foundation of Richard's Ultima games. Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Autographed Akallabeth D&D Campaign - Hand signed, physical reprint of Richard "Lord British" Garriott's, original handwritten notes for the "Akallabeth!" (yes, the original spelling included two "L's" in the title) Dungeons & Dragons campaign he designed as a teenager, and that became the foundation of his first commercial RPG, "Akalabeth." Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Printed Blade of the Avatar - Can't properly devour a book without holding it? Get the printed version of Blade of the Avatar! Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • "The Story of Mondain in the World of Sosaria" - Physical reprint of Richard "Lord British" Garriott's, original typewritten, high school English class essay of "The Story of Mondain in the World of Sosaria." This is the original story that became the foundation of Richard's Ultima games. Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Akallabeth D&D Campaign - Physical reprint of Richard "Lord British" Garriott's, original handwritten notes for the "Akallabeth!" (yes, the original spelling included two "L's" in the title) Dungeons & Dragons campaign he designed as a teenager, and that became the foundation of his first commercial RPG, "Akalabeth." Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Official Collector's Coin - Hefty, solid metal Shroud of the Avatar coin. Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Runic Translation Print - Physical copy of the Runic Language Translation Print.
  • Trinket - Mysterious physical artifact! (Is it an ankh? Is it a serpent necklace? What could it be?)
  • Cloth Map - Full size cloth map of the new world (Current image is an artist's concept only)
  • Collector's Box
  • Tangible Game Media - Get the game on a recorded media game (format of recorded media TBD)
  • Soundtrack - Recorded media game soundtrack (format of recorded media TBD)
  • Game Manual - Old-school style, illustrated, printed manual.
Bonuses:
  • Teachable Emote: Currently Unknown - Get ready to show off (and teach) your unique Edelmann emote! Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Brew Beer! - Unique Beer Brewing Ability adhering to the German beer purity law, Reinheitsgebot. Only you will be able to teach this unique beer formula to others!
  • Your name will be proudly displayed in the in-game credits, along with Richard Garriott and the rest of the development team. Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Design an NPC - Help create and name a character in the game. Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Teachable Emote: Shadow Boxing - Get ready to show off (and teach) your unique Developer emote! Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Access to Developer's Chat
  • Access to Developer's Forums
  • Teachable Emote: Tai Chi - Get ready to show off (and teach) your unique Navigator emote! Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Teachable Emote: Jumping Jacks - Get ready to show off (and teach) your unique Ancestor emote!
  • Third Character Slot - You will be able to have second additional character, marked as Kindred, which shares reputation and last name with your first and second character.
  • Name on Tombstone - Your (or your character's) name permanently displayed on an in-game, centrally located, tombstone as an ancestor of the old world.
  • Teachable Emote: Head Stand - Get ready to show off (and teach) your unique Patron emote! Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Domesday Book - Your name permanently listed in the in-game Domesday Book.
  • Teachable Emote: Face Slap - Get ready to show off (and teach) your unique Collector emote! Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Teachable Emote: Gaze - Get ready to show off (and teach) your unique Explorer emote! Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Teachable Emote: Chicken Taunt - Is your opponent too cowardly to accept your challenge? Taunt them with this teachable emote! Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Second Character Slot - You will be able to have an additional character, marked as Kindred, which shares reputation and last name with your first character.
  • Teachable Emote: Facepalm - Be ready when someone does something truly cringe worthy with this teachable facepalm emote. Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Double Starting Recipes - You will start with twice as many known recipes as other players!
  • Teachable Emote: Dust Off - Hard day's adventuring? That's nothing. Show off how easy it is with this teachable emote. Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Developer Blog Access - Access to the private Developer's Blog
  • Last Name - Experience in battle leads to Notoriety, but unlike ordinary adventurers, Immortal Adventurers will have the right to select and display both a first and last name right from the get-go! Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013[2]
  • Vanduul Polearm See Source for Details: [3] Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Teachable Emote: Flex - Show off those biceps and impress the crowd! Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Early Skill Access - Be the envy of all the other players when they see you wielding new skills they don't have access to! You will have 2-weeks, Early Skill Access to some new skills as they are added to the game.[4]
  • Teachable Emote - Flourish Weapon - Get ready to show off (and teach) your unique Adventurer emote! Exclusive Early Founder Rewards are only available to Backers who pledged any amount by May 20, 2013
  • Darkstarr Salute - A special emote that only backers can master and teach to others. See Source for Details: [1]

Gallery[edit]

See Also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Portalarium. "Update of the Avatar - 07/05/13". Kickstarter - Shroud of the Avatar. 5 July 2013. Retrieved 07:22, 21 July 2015 (UTC).
  2. Status and Priority of Pledge Rewards, Kickstarter Stretch Goals, and other items
  3. Must pledge $40+ to Star Citizen, Kickstarter Update 23
  4. Status and Priority of Pledge Rewards, Kickstarter Stretch Goals, and other items


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