Berkin

is creating software & games

3

patrons

$4

per creation
I'm Nicholas Fleck (a.k.a. "Berkin") and I develop a variety of free software libraries.

I'm best-known for creating Rant, a procedural text generation engine. More recently, I've developed Cards Over LAN, a CAH clone designed for hosting on your home network. I also do research on speech synthesis, procedural generation, and natural language generation.

Unfortunately, there are costs that come with my work: commercial development tools, hosting fees, decent computer hardware, and any specialized equipment I need for a project can together get quite expensive. I have started this Patreon campaign so I can worry less about funding my passion, and focus more on improving the quality and feature variety of my projects.

By becoming a patron, you can help me make more games and deliver tools that in turn help the developer community at large. I appreciate your support!

TheBerkin on GitHub
Tiers
Access to Patron feed
$1 or more per creation
You gain access to my Patron-only feed and will be the first to get updated on what I'm currently working on, as well as any new projects I start in the future.

Includes
  • Patron-only content feed
Your name in the credits
$5 or more per creation
Your name will be added to a credits page on all my major projects after the next payment.

Includes
  • Patron-only content feed
  • Your name in the credits
Goals
$4 of $100 per creation
Reaching this goal would enable me to offset the cost of better development tools and equipment, so that I can focus less on money and more on actually writing software.
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I'm Nicholas Fleck (a.k.a. "Berkin") and I develop a variety of free software libraries.

I'm best-known for creating Rant, a procedural text generation engine. More recently, I've developed Cards Over LAN, a CAH clone designed for hosting on your home network. I also do research on speech synthesis, procedural generation, and natural language generation.

Unfortunately, there are costs that come with my work: commercial development tools, hosting fees, decent computer hardware, and any specialized equipment I need for a project can together get quite expensive. I have started this Patreon campaign so I can worry less about funding my passion, and focus more on improving the quality and feature variety of my projects.

By becoming a patron, you can help me make more games and deliver tools that in turn help the developer community at large. I appreciate your support!

TheBerkin on GitHub

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Tiers
Access to Patron feed
$1 or more per creation
You gain access to my Patron-only feed and will be the first to get updated on what I'm currently working on, as well as any new projects I start in the future.

Includes
  • Patron-only content feed
Your name in the credits
$5 or more per creation
Your name will be added to a credits page on all my major projects after the next payment.

Includes
  • Patron-only content feed
  • Your name in the credits