The Game of Rent

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A gamified teaching tool for communities facing affordable housing challenges.
  • Funding Breakdown
  • Goal $5,000.00
  • Total Pledged $3,380.00
  • Backers 55
  • Pledge Rewards $2,870.00
  • Addons & Shipping $510.00
  • Avg. per Backer $61.45
  • Rank 7835 of 13511
  • Rewards
  • Reward Levels 8
  • Lowest Level $5.00
  • Highest Level $400.00
  • Most Popular
    Pledge $100.00 or more
    14 backers
    Get a physical copy of the full Game of Rent, customized for your community! Housing costs, salary data, game board map, and graphics will be customized to reflect the most current reliable data for your local area.* Each Custom City backer will have access to a 30-minute phone or video chat with the Game Creator to answer any questions, provide recommendations and share educational tips. These calls will be scheduled after games are shipped. *Local area will be defined as the nearest major metropolitan area, based on availability of reliable data.

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    Pledge $5.00 or more
    6 backers
    Show your support for affordable housing with a snazzy sticker
    Pledge $25.00 or more
    7 of 50 backers
    Come play the Game of Rent at an exclusive premiere event with other local housing advocates! Food and beverages provided. This reward does NOT include a copy of the game, but limited quantities of the Game of Rent: Nashville Edition will be available for purchase on site at a discounted rate. *LOCAL BACKERS ONLY. The event will be held in Nashville and backers are responsible for travel to and from the event.
    Pledge $50.00 or more
    10 backers
    Get a customized print-and-play edition of the Game of Rent with data for your local area.* Includes instructions for printing and cutting. Print + Play editions include printable PDF versions of playing cards, game board, player markers, score sheets, and instructions. In order to make the game complete, backers will need a standard six-sided die or access to an online dice simulator. Backers will receive a digital download link. *Local area will be defined as the nearest major metropolitan area, based on availability of reliable data.
    Pledge $70.00 or more
    2 backers
    Get your very own copy of the full, original Nashville Edition of the Game of Rent! High-quality components make this an excellent teaching tool to help your community understand the housing cost challenges people in Nashville are facing. This reward level also includes an invitation to the Nashville premiere Game Night and a Supporter Sticker.
    Pledge $75.00 or more
    5 of 8 backers
    Get an exclusive early release copy of the full Game of Rent: Nashville Edition!
    Pledge $100.00 or more
    14 backers
    Get a physical copy of the full Game of Rent, customized for your community! Housing costs, salary data, game board map, and graphics will be customized to reflect the most current reliable data for your local area.* Each Custom City backer will have access to a 30-minute phone or video chat with the Game Creator to answer any questions, provide recommendations and share educational tips. These calls will be scheduled after games are shipped. *Local area will be defined as the nearest major metropolitan area, based on availability of reliable data.
    Pledge $250.00 or more
    1 of 15 backers
    Want the inside perspective on the Game of Rent? This copy of the Game of Rent: Nashville Edition (physical copy) comes with a professionally facilitated Game Night. The game's creator will come facilitate the game for a group of up to 50 people complete with a guided discussion about housing in Nashville. Attendees will also receive "Not a NIMBY" Supporter Stickers. *LOCAL BACKERS ONLY - 30 mile maximum travel distance from Nashville. 90 minute maximum event time, maximum 50 attendees for each facilitated Game Night.
    Pledge $400.00 or more
    0 of 10 backers
    POVA is a Nashville-based non-profit organization that supports a creative community of artists impacted by homelessness. Each backer at this level will receive a physical copy of the full Game of Rent, Nashville Edition or customized for your community, plus a piece of artwork of your choice from a POVA artist.* Artists receive 60% of the funds from every art sale. Learn more about POVA and view artists portfolios at www.povertyandthearts.org. Housing costs, salary data, game board map, and graphics will be customized to reflect the most current reliable data for your local area.** *Artwork selection shall be up to $250. **Local area will be defined as the nearest major metropolitan area, based on availability of reliable data.

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