Gunmetal Gods: The Ultimate Collector's Edition

A project in Longmeadow, MA by Zamil Akhtar

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The definitive illustrated Collector's Edition of the hit, dark epic fantasy novel 'Gunmetal Gods'.
Backers: 1217
Average Pledge Per Backer: $95

Funded: $115,378 of $8,000
Dates: Nov 14th -> Dec 5th (22 days)
Project By: Zamil Akhtar
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Latest News

We did it. $100,000 raised for the Gunmetal Gods: Ultimate Collector's Edition!

December 4th - via:
That Fold-Out Map is coming home. We have unlocked every Stretch Goal of the campaign with a day to go! The Gunmetal Gods: Ultimate Collector's Edition has achieved its final form. Congratulations, everyone!  (Read More)

I can't keep this a secret any longer: Announcing the FINAL STRETCH GOAL

December 3rd - via:
You know what they say: "If you want to keep a secret, you must also hide it from yourself."  Which doesn't even sound possible, unless you have split personalities or something. The truth is, I can't hold all this suspense inside me anymore. I'm... (Read More)

FREE UPGRADE: Sprayed Edges -> Custom Designed Edges!

December 2nd - via:
Hello! With only 80ish hours to go, we are in the home stretch for this campaign. But the Gunmetal Gods: Ultimate Collector's Edition has not yet achieved its final form. Today, we are taking a huge step toward that. We all love the orange sprayed... (Read More)

$80K Stretch Goal UNLOCKED! And the final ART REVEAL!

November 30th - via:
Hello again! Today we shot past the $80K Stretch Goal which gives us another full-color double-page illustration, taking the total number of color illustrations to nine! To celebrate, it's time for our final art reveal of the campaign. Keep in mind... (Read More)

FREE UPGRADE: Single-color ribbon marker -> Dual-color ribbon marker!

November 29th - via:
Hey Everyone! Remember when we all voted on the ribbon marker color? Remember how Orange won, but Blue was not far behind? After seeing how well both Orange and Blue complemented the book in different ways, I joked that we should have a ribbon that... (Read More)

SLIPCASES for Gunmetal Gods are HERE! And they are FAUX-LEATHER!!

November 28th - via:
Hey Everyone! Today we're delivering the number one requested add on: a slipcase for Gunmetal Gods: The Ultimate Edition. Just look at that beauty, in all it's faux-leather goodness. This slipcase is only for this book, the Gunmetal Gods Ultimate... (Read More)

Announcing a new Add On: Bookplates for the Paperbacks!

November 27th - via:
Hey all! Hope you had an awesome weekend! I've got the first of two much-requested add-ons to announce today. Hand signed bookplates! These bookplates are not for the Ultimate Collector's Edition, which will have tip-ins hand signed by me. They are... (Read More)

Another Stretch Goal Goes Down! Only Two Remain Standing.

November 24th - via:
Hey everyone! Earlier in the week, while many of you were wading through nightmarish traffic and surviving airport stampedes to get to your parents' houses, we crushed the 4th stretch goal. That means all backer names will be in the Acknowledgments... (Read More)

Reddit AMA + Winning Ribbon Marker Color!

November 21st - via:
Hey all! Just wanted to post a quick update with the link for my Reddit r/Fantasy AMA. Come on down and ask me about anything and everything! Oh, and we also have the winning ribbon marker color. *Drum roll* And the winner is... ORANGE! From the... (Read More)

ART REVEAL! Closing in on the 60K Stretch Goal!

November 20th - via:
Hey Awesome People! Welcome to week two of the Gunmetal Gods Ultimate Edition campaign. I've been relentless with these art reveals, and I'm not stopping now! Before I reveal the latest illustration, let me tell you about a special feature of the art... (Read More)

$50K Stretch Goal UNLOCKED! Another ART REVEAL + Vote on the Ribbon Color!

November 17th - via:
Hi Everyone! Zamil again. I didn't expect to post another update so soon, but you amazing people absolutely blasted through the $50K stretch goal, which gives us another full-color interior illustration for eight total until we meet even more stretch... (Read More)

New Art Reveal! And let's get to the next stretch goal!

November 16th - via:
Hey Everyone! Zamil here. The past 48 hours have been exhilarating. I'm humbled and thrilled that so many of you have backed Gunmetal Gods: The Ultimate Edition. Within hours, we smashed our funding goal and the first two stretch goals, and are now... (Read More)

We Funded — And a Lot More!

November 14th - via:
Hi All, Andrew from Merrick Books here helping Zamil with campaign management. Poor Zamil has been buried under an avalanche of enthusiastic messages and comments, so I'm making a quick update on his behalf. We funded, which is cool, so now we have... (Read More)

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