Underworld LARP

$34,532 of $20,000 goal

Raised by 153 people in 43 months
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Underworld LARP

(As seen on Dragon's Den!)

LARP stands for Live Action Role Playing.  We create a world, much like you would see in a video game, complete with stories, plot twists, quests, and epic battles, but instead of people sitting behind a computer all day, they play this game in a live environment.  Our players escape their lives for a few days in a fully immersive and interactive landscape, filled with villains, heroes, monsters and even dragons! 

Once every three weeks we host a weekend long event where players pay us to create characters that they then assume the role of, and follow along in an interactive storyline.  Our game combines improv acting, swordsmanship, medieval history and a great deal of exercise. 

We are raising funds to build a permanent home for our first guild, Jericho, based in the Toronto, Ontario area.  Our goal is to build a facility that includes a medieval village suitable for year round game play.  The support that we receive will go towards purchasing land and building the facilities.  Of course, we’ve got some great rewards for our supporters, including both in-game rewards and very cool Underworld swag!

Any donation of $500+ will get your name into the main rulebook with a thank you!

Check out some of links to see what we're about!
Website: www.underworldlarp.ca
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Wow, $34,542. All of us at Underworld are blown away by your generosity and contributions. I literally can't even.

From the bottom of our hearts, thank you. We surpassed our wildest dreams in terms of money raised. Coinciding with the closing of this crowdfunder I'm stupid happy to announce that we just had an offer accepted on 100 acres of land. Financing pending we have our home. This is all a result of our amazing players, local supports, friends and family. Again thank you so much.

Once we close we're going to invite everybody that donated, supported, or just even spread the word of this campaign, out to a BBQ at our new site. I hope you all can make it. Keep an eye on this page for more updates on location and date.

Thank you all again so much.

Cheers,
David, Ted and the UW crew.
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WE DID IT! Thank you much from the bottom of our evil larper hearts. With this donation and some amazing private donations outside of the GFM, we hit our $30,000 goal! Ted, myself and our UW family want to sincerely thank everybody for reaching deep and helping us move one step closer to our goal of badass larp land.

While you've been donating, we've searching. I've spent countless hours trudging through knee deep swamps and thick hardwood forests, trying to find our dream site. We're close. Thanks to the help of a few trusted friends we've covered a lot of ground in the past 9 months. We have a short list of sites and if all goes well we'll be putting in an offer by the end of the week. It's not a guarantee but it's getting there!

I know you're probably saying to yourself "but David! I wanted to donate still but it seems you reached your goal! (please be saying that)

Let me tell we've raised almost $90,000 through crowdfunding, penny saving and investor help. That's half of what we need for a site to support our size. It's enough for a down payment but we're still going to have a ton of costs. We need to zone the land with the city, building outhouses, structures, a logistics building, and dig wells. All that has a huge cost and we still need help if you can give it.

This GFM and the rewards will stay active until Monday June 1st. Anything to give between now and then, will be used to owe the bank less or build the things we need to get this site playable.

Once again, thank you so much from all of us. We never expected to hit our goals so fast and we're incredibly grateful at the generosity of our friends, family, and UW supporters. We look froward to inviting you all to the epic celebratory bush party when we get the deed!

Cheers,
David and Ted
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Hello friends and loyal supporters! We have one week to go! If you're waiting for the last minute, THIS IS IT.

We're so close to our goal, both through the GoFundMe and in our land search.

On the land front, we've narrowed down our list to 3 sites and we're working on financing now. This is why we need your help!

We've updated a couple rewards. Personal plots have had their price drop. If you purchased a personal price at the old price, you'll get some extra to make it worth while. In addition we've added Wizard Locks. Wizard locks are permanent barriers that you can place on a tent. They have the ability to be raised up or down, as you desire, through the use of a special key. Once placed on a tent they cannot be moved during event but should you decided to move your tent between games, the wizard lock will follow. These Wizard Locks will last for one year, cannot be dispelled (though you can lose your key) and can only be destroyed by the most powerful ritual magic. Sleep in safety!

The end is near, help us cross the finish line.
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Ok UW fans, we're in the final stretch. Now that the land has somewhat thawed I'm spending weekend after weekend searching for our dream home. We need you to help make that possible.

This crowdfunding project will end May 29th, 2015. That's just over a month. That's the date of our first summer season event. If you've been waiting until the last minute... it's almost here.

We brought down the total number needed a little bit because we've also been saving our own pennies during this campaign. We've also updated the campaign description to include images of all of the swag you can score if you donate.

We've already exceeded our wildest dreams in donations but in order to make this happen, we need just a wee bit more from our loyal friends, fans and family. We're almost there. Donate what you can!

Special love to Sam B who worked tirelessly to create all this amazing artwork for us.
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$34,532 of $20,000 goal

Raised by 153 people in 43 months
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Created October 6, 2014
$5
UW Button
Show off your UW pride with this epic 1.75", "UW LARP" button. Complete with our Rose/Triangle logo. Stick on your bag or pin em to your jacket like a punk
$15
Red Armband
Want to get a little down and dirty at a UW fight? Don this custom armband and you can rough house with the best of them. Complete with our Rose/Triangle logo
$25
Magic Keychain!
Protect your keys with our magic (ok, maybe not magic, but definitely awesome) limited edition Underword keychain!
$30
UW Thong!
Limited edition sexy.
$50
UW Tee!
Because you can't always wear your chainmail to taverns outside of game... We've got limited edition black tees!
$75
Bag of Holding
This sturdy side bag carries the UW Rose Triangle but is otherwise logo free. You can use it IG and OOG. Store the loot you stole off your dead friends!
$100
UW Hoodie
Dark, warm and limited edition. You know you want one. Zipper and Non Zipper options! You choose!
$115
Personal Plot
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UW Owners will run you a short plotline from your background which will center around you (for good or for bad) Min 3 events long. Not responsible for death
$125
Race Change!
Donate $125 and we'll let you alter the in game race of your GUILDHOUSE JERICHO character. Now open to Frag Book Races if you've already unlocked it!
$150
Wizard Lock
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One casting of Wizard Lock on your tent. Tent can be moved between events. Up/Down barrier with 2 Keys. Year Duration. Sleep in safety. Protect your loot!
$200
L3 Character!
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Donate $200 and you receive a new L3 character OR raise an existing character to level 3. Includes weapons, armour and equipment! (Core rulebook races only).
$350
1 Skill Rebuild
8 of 10 left
"Why did I buy a 2 handed sword spec when I'm a mage??" Now take care of that pesky problem with this single skill refund.
$500
UW for 1 Year!
Attend all GUILDHOUSE JERICHO events for one year without paying event fees! The clock starts ticking the first event you attend. (Non-transferable).
$600
VIP Game!
We'll provide a powerful or important character, a tent and camping gear and tasty food all event at a GUILDHOUSE JERICHO event of your choosing. (1 event only)
$750
Frag Race!
3 of 5 left
We'll work with you to design the unique race you've always wanted! Includes a race change from your current character if desired. (GUILDHOUSE JERICHO only)
$775
L6 Character!
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Donate $750 and receive a new level 6 character OR raise an existing character to level 6. Includes weapons, armour and equipment! (Core rulebook races only).
$1,250
Full Rebuild
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Man you really screwed up. This full rebuild will refund you all your spent CP so that you may rebuild your character from scratch. Race a/o Occupation exempt
$1,800
L10 Character!
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Donate $1800 & receive a new level 10 character OR raise an existing character to level 10. Includes weapons, armour and equipment! (Core rulebook races only).
$2,500
Lifetime of UW!
For $2500 you'll receive a lifetime of UW GUILDHOUSE JERICHO events plus the XP of events you don't attend in person! (Non-transferable).
$3,000
Vial of Tears
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Donate this and I will give you a vial of my own tears. Just 1. Real tears. I'll watch a lot of sad movies. Maybe my g/f will break up with me...who knows??
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