Literate Gamer is creating An erudite podcast for hip and intelligent people
4

patrons

$29
per month
Because we like money, and we hear that you have some. We think it'd be fantastic if you gave us some of your money. 

To be frank, we're here to give those that enjoy the podcast an opportunity to contribute to the underlying costs involved in making the show. We probably aren't the most responsible place to spend your money, I mean, we'll just blow it on video games. 

Your money would be better spent at a respectable charity, but some of you may be in a position where you can give to charity and to two pseudo-intellectuals with microphones and a disproportionate sense of self-worth. We aren't here to get rich, or famous, and we have no delusions about our ability to 'go pro' or full time. We enjoy this far too much to be getting paid for it. 

Irony aside, we're here because we want to bring gaming podcasts to a new level- a pompous, pretentious, and ostentatious level, but still, ya'know, new.

We'd like to become the NPR¹ of game podcasts. If you'd like to contribute to that, welcome, but we won't be offended if, instead,  you contributed your money to organizations that do far more good towards improving the world in more meaningful ways.  

Regardless, we love you.

Thanks for listening. 

If you're looking for a good charity, our charity of choice is Indy Reads, they provide an adult literacy program in our hometown of Indianapolis 

¹If you are NPR, please don't sue us. This site should be a clear indication that we don't have enough money to be worth the trouble. Unless we go viral, in that case, make sure you delete that footnote. Why are you typing all of this? You were supposed to stop after the 'worth the trouble' bit. Seriously. Stop looking at me like that.
Rewards
We'll love
$1 or more per month 1 patron
We'll love you. You won't show it in any measurable way, but seriously appreciate your contribution to our endeavors. 
Pre-Release Access
$3 or more per month 1 patron
You'll get access to the secret Literate Gamer email list. It's so amazing, we had to restrict access. 


This level will include access to our episodes and content before they are published. You will have preview access to all Octopus Park podcasts, including Literate Gamer. 


You will also have access to our up-coming history podcast, Literate History, two weeks before everyone else.

Plus, we'll love you more than the Supporters. Objectively, we'll love you 3 times as much. 

Supporter
$7.50 or more per month 0 patrons
Agustin Gets a raise!


All prior rewards, and we pass along your contribution directly to the unsung hero of our podcast, Agustin the editor. 

Secret feeds!
$8 or more per month 1 patron
(All Previous Rewards)
Access to live recording sessions, view the calendar for all up-coming recording sessions, and get invited to check our secret video and table-top game streams. 


This reward tier will allow you to access the full recording of each episode as well, so you can see all the fun things we cut. 


As a Super Bonus- You'll have access to our secret Patreon only podcast - Explore the Lore - where we dive into and steep in the complex worlds our favorite podcasts. 

Participant
$12 or more per month 0 patrons
(All previous rewards)
 After your first month you will receive everything Octopus Park (our "Parent" company) has released to date. During your sponsorship you will receive advanced copies of all current releases and customized autographs from both of our illustrious hosts. 


This tier includes brain-storming discussion access - you can actively participate in the discussion on new and upcoming content. Have a hand in planning episodes and projects!


This level will also entitle you to participate in Octopus Park business meetings, if you really cared about that.

You know you want an autograph. Limited to the US. If you are international and interested in support at this level, contact us directly. 

SWAG!
$20 or more per month 1 patron
AKA The Swag level and Choose Your Own Episode
(All previous rewards)
T-Shirts. Bumper stickers, buttons, commemorative mugs, whatever we have, it's yours. You also get to request a specific episode of your choice! Want us to review carpet cleaners? Well, it's weird that you're into that, but we're game. We are not obligated to fulfill all requests, but we'll try. 


Swag is limited to availability, and there will NOT be new swag every month. When new swag is made, you'll get some.

Limited to the US. If you are international and interested in support at this level, contact us directly.

King of the Patrons
$100 or more per month 0 patrons
(All previous rewards)
If you sponsor at this level, we will fashion a crown for you (by hand) and dub thee 'King of the Literate Gamer Patrons'¹. We will refer to you as 'My Lord' and watch with glee as all other patrons grovel in your majesty. Ownership of the Crown, and title, is dependent on duration of sponsorship level and total contributed. You'll get a mention in every episode and the opportunity to record the occasional cold open (pending reasonable limitations). Don't let one of those upstart plebeians take your crown though, renew that membership tier and cement your royal reputation.


This is also a clever way to force us to advertise your product, service, or site. If you are into that kinda thing

¹ Please note, Nick's formal title is actually Emperor, so he will technically out rank you, but he super-swears he'll bow in fealty to you.

Goals
$29 of $30 per month
Breaking even-ish

At this point, we'll be recouping a majority of our reoccurring monthly costs. This doesn't include direct production costs.
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Because we like money, and we hear that you have some. We think it'd be fantastic if you gave us some of your money. 

To be frank, we're here to give those that enjoy the podcast an opportunity to contribute to the underlying costs involved in making the show. We probably aren't the most responsible place to spend your money, I mean, we'll just blow it on video games. 

Your money would be better spent at a respectable charity, but some of you may be in a position where you can give to charity and to two pseudo-intellectuals with microphones and a disproportionate sense of self-worth. We aren't here to get rich, or famous, and we have no delusions about our ability to 'go pro' or full time. We enjoy this far too much to be getting paid for it. 

Irony aside, we're here because we want to bring gaming podcasts to a new level- a pompous, pretentious, and ostentatious level, but still, ya'know, new.

We'd like to become the NPR¹ of game podcasts. If you'd like to contribute to that, welcome, but we won't be offended if, instead,  you contributed your money to organizations that do far more good towards improving the world in more meaningful ways.  

Regardless, we love you.

Thanks for listening. 

If you're looking for a good charity, our charity of choice is Indy Reads, they provide an adult literacy program in our hometown of Indianapolis 

¹If you are NPR, please don't sue us. This site should be a clear indication that we don't have enough money to be worth the trouble. Unless we go viral, in that case, make sure you delete that footnote. Why are you typing all of this? You were supposed to stop after the 'worth the trouble' bit. Seriously. Stop looking at me like that.

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Rewards
We'll love
$1 or more per month 1 patron
We'll love you. You won't show it in any measurable way, but seriously appreciate your contribution to our endeavors. 
Pre-Release Access
$3 or more per month 1 patron
You'll get access to the secret Literate Gamer email list. It's so amazing, we had to restrict access. 


This level will include access to our episodes and content before they are published. You will have preview access to all Octopus Park podcasts, including Literate Gamer. 


You will also have access to our up-coming history podcast, Literate History, two weeks before everyone else.

Plus, we'll love you more than the Supporters. Objectively, we'll love you 3 times as much. 

Supporter
$7.50 or more per month 0 patrons
Agustin Gets a raise!


All prior rewards, and we pass along your contribution directly to the unsung hero of our podcast, Agustin the editor. 

Secret feeds!
$8 or more per month 1 patron
(All Previous Rewards)
Access to live recording sessions, view the calendar for all up-coming recording sessions, and get invited to check our secret video and table-top game streams. 


This reward tier will allow you to access the full recording of each episode as well, so you can see all the fun things we cut. 


As a Super Bonus- You'll have access to our secret Patreon only podcast - Explore the Lore - where we dive into and steep in the complex worlds our favorite podcasts. 

Participant
$12 or more per month 0 patrons
(All previous rewards)
 After your first month you will receive everything Octopus Park (our "Parent" company) has released to date. During your sponsorship you will receive advanced copies of all current releases and customized autographs from both of our illustrious hosts. 


This tier includes brain-storming discussion access - you can actively participate in the discussion on new and upcoming content. Have a hand in planning episodes and projects!


This level will also entitle you to participate in Octopus Park business meetings, if you really cared about that.

You know you want an autograph. Limited to the US. If you are international and interested in support at this level, contact us directly. 

SWAG!
$20 or more per month 1 patron
AKA The Swag level and Choose Your Own Episode
(All previous rewards)
T-Shirts. Bumper stickers, buttons, commemorative mugs, whatever we have, it's yours. You also get to request a specific episode of your choice! Want us to review carpet cleaners? Well, it's weird that you're into that, but we're game. We are not obligated to fulfill all requests, but we'll try. 


Swag is limited to availability, and there will NOT be new swag every month. When new swag is made, you'll get some.

Limited to the US. If you are international and interested in support at this level, contact us directly.

King of the Patrons
$100 or more per month 0 patrons
(All previous rewards)
If you sponsor at this level, we will fashion a crown for you (by hand) and dub thee 'King of the Literate Gamer Patrons'¹. We will refer to you as 'My Lord' and watch with glee as all other patrons grovel in your majesty. Ownership of the Crown, and title, is dependent on duration of sponsorship level and total contributed. You'll get a mention in every episode and the opportunity to record the occasional cold open (pending reasonable limitations). Don't let one of those upstart plebeians take your crown though, renew that membership tier and cement your royal reputation.


This is also a clever way to force us to advertise your product, service, or site. If you are into that kinda thing

¹ Please note, Nick's formal title is actually Emperor, so he will technically out rank you, but he super-swears he'll bow in fealty to you.