NerdFensive…what is it? We are a site founded by a group of friends who share a common interest and passion in nerd things. Comics, cons, cosplay, gaming, movies, books, and pretty much everything. If it’s nerd related, we are on it. We decide to take our love for these things and bring them to the masses. So what in the world does this have to do with you thee Patreon community? You can help us bring you the best quality content possible by partnering with us on this crazy adventure. Now, don’t think that you will be walking away empty handed, we will be providing some phat loot, but more about that later.
Initiative 1: Cons and Cospaly
Our dream is to attend as many local and national Cons as possible and create video recaps and cosplay videos of those who attend. In attending the cons, we will be able to network you with cosplayers, artists, comic book writers, and gaming developers. We will bring you their interviews and insights and hopefully get them on our official NerdFensive Podcast.
Think of this as your virtual VIP ticket to the cons that you are unable to attend. Or, if you attend, it’s a way to re-live the memories that are created and see things you may have missed! Because, let's be honest, the cons are MASSIVE, you don't always get a chance to see all of the cosplayers or visit all of the vendors. Maybe you were busy buying that super awesome variant cover or that rare POP figure, in doing so, you missed the amazing dance competition that was going on at the cosplay judging stage, HOW WILL YOU EVER LIVE!? How, I’ll tell you how, by seeing our SUPER AWESOME videos!
Initiative 2: Streaming and Gaming
Another thing that we are passionate about is gaming. Streaming, reviews, achievement hunting, retro replays, pretty much anything you can think of. We want to increase the quality and frequency of our Twitch stream and YouTube content. We want to be able to bring you the games you want to see and the latest play-throughs, achievement hunting, and epic community gaming nights. We will be bringing you reviews of games, both written and in video form.
The Road to Victory
So, let’s get down to the nitty gritty…the creamy caramel center. To film a con and do It well, you need more than an iPad and an ok microphone. (yes, we’ve seen people film interviews at cons on iPads and it hurts us inside. Not a slam against them, We just hold ourselves to a higher standard) To do it right, you need a decent camera, a couple good lenses, a quality microphone, and a decent shoulder rig to stabilize that shot. We have been fortunate enough to have generous friends who have loaned me gear for cons, but we can’t borrow stuff forever. We don’t want to over extend their generosity or be liable for expensive gear. Renting gear also gets very pricy and still requires funds which are not readily available.
With gaming, we need better computers for streaming and components for gaming as well as the games themselves. Headsets, comfortable chairs, lights to make the camera shot look nice. It takes a lot of small components to make it look and sound good.
Now, don’t think that “thumbs up” and “pats” on the back are all you are going to get for helping us out. You will obviously reap the benefit of glorious, high-quality, entertaining content. Do you really think that would be all that we offer?? We always want to take things to the next level.
We will be doing a monthly raffle for epic prizes that will be exclusive to our Patreon community. For every dollar you pledge ($5 or more), you will receive one (1) entry in to the monthly raffle.
Tier 1Tier 1 raffles will include comics, variant covers, special swag from cons and much, much more. The more support we get, the more vendors we will be able to partner with and the more epic the loot will become.
Tier 2Tier 2 monthly raffles will have upgraded loot for you. Some of the prizes we have in mind will be signed comics, PoP Figures, T-shirts, special requests from cons we attend, Loot crate exclusive gear, and even video games for the system of your choice. Sounds pretty enticing, doesn’t it?
Thank you for joining us on this Nerdtastic Journey!
-The NerdFensive Crew