RPGWatch Forums

RPGWatch Forums (https://www.rpgwatch.com/forums/index.php)
-   News Comments (https://www.rpgwatch.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=10)
-   -   Matt Barton - Crowdfunding Video (https://www.rpgwatch.com/forums/showthread.php?t=23194)

Couchpotato January 30th, 2014 02:15

Matt Barton - Crowdfunding Video
Matt Barton has a video of his own kickstarter for his show.



For five years now, I've been providing folks like you with in-depth historical retrospectives and interviews with industry legends and pioneers. Many of you have supported my efforts by donating with Paypal. However, now there's a better way—Patreon!


Patreon is essentially a Kickstarter-like system, but instead of a one-time payment, you pay a small amount per episode or release. You only pay when I release a new episode, and you can set a monthly cap to ensure you don't go over your budget.

Like Kickstarter, Patreon supports all manner of goals and rewards, so you'll get more stuff depending on how much you give.

As always, thanks for your time and support, and please let me know if you have any questions or suggestions about my Patreon page.

Zed January 30th, 2014 02:15

new? it's nearly a year old.

Couchpotato January 30th, 2014 02:34

I uploaded the wrong video. It's fixed now here is the right one. :blush:

Drithius January 30th, 2014 03:41

Am I the only person thinking that's he's jumping the shark here?

TimtheTaxMan January 30th, 2014 12:42

Not so sure about his one. The guy is a professor at a public university, so the taxpayer is already supporting him nicely, not to mention he has published several books. No he doesn't HAVE to do this, but when the public is providing you a very nice lifestyle to teach, doing a little extra pro bono teaching on the side is not that much to ask.

Gloo January 30th, 2014 14:20


Originally Posted by Drithius (Post 1061238572)
Am I the only person thinking that's he's jumping the shark here?

Oh no, you're notů !

crpgnut January 30th, 2014 17:03

I have zero interest in this type of stuff and I don't think I've ever seen one of his chats. I really don't care what devs think about while they're developing a game. I just want to play it when its done ;)

ChienAboyeur February 1st, 2014 20:15

Great finding. I wasnt aware of that crowdfunding platform. Seems rough and will benefit from a more readable layout.
Could come handy to fund low level tournaments etc…

Found a couple of links:
For story lovers:

For indie lovers:

All times are GMT +2. The time now is 20:52.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.10
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright by RPGWatch