Michael R. Baker is creating Epic Fantasy Fiction, Fantasy Maps and Short Stories
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Tiers
Early Days....
$1 or more per month 3 patrons

Just like the little village of Mallisbrook, some things need time to grow.


 

All patrons from this tier and up will be given access to my exclusive content feed, where I'll post tips on writing, updates and small excerpts from my work. Starting today, all backers no matter how small will get access to WIPs of any personal world maps I create.


Rengar: Every little helps!
$3 or more per month 1 patron

One of my first maps...a long time ago. Only proof that time is a great builder.


You guys are incredible! 



You will also receive access to my Google Drive link, which will contain lore of the Counterbalance universe. This will contain general lore and the history of the world, as well as character profiles of the Counterbalance series.


  

3$ Tier - 

- Character list of The Thousand Scars and brief overview of its factions.

- The magic system of my world.

- The darkest and most powerful spells of the universe.

- The beginning of the Balian Empire

- Two short stories: "Sade" and "Immortal Horrors"

- Character Interviews - Tyir of Irene.

The Beginning of the World
$5 or more per month 3 patrons

This is for those wonderful people who want to add a little more support. 


To thank you, the more intimate lore of Rengar is open to you. Teeming with life, factions and continents, the Counterbalance universe has a vast history. Learn about them from this tier onward! Faction documents, the many political and magic system and races will be available to you via Google Drive link.


(Some of these will be released free initially to gather interest, then will be locked!)


You will also gain access to my flash fiction shorts, a new experience for me so it will be a pleasant journey. They'll usually be in fantasy, sci-fi or horror genre, just a little gift! You can expect these every few weeks or so as I build new content. 


  

5$ Tier - 

- History of the Valian Conquest of Harloph

- Information on the Balian Empire

- Factions and Powers of Harloph

- Lore of The Thousand Scars

- Lore of The Kahal

- Short stories of Harloph:  The Keepers of Sirquol and "Eye of the Keidan"

- Character Profiles of the Counterbalance Series

War and Blood
$7 or more per month 1 patron

A word of advice, Horse can outdrink everyone.


All those in this tier will gain complete access to all Drive content, including digital battle maps and lore of the battles of Rengar.


  

7$ tier - 

- Miniseries - "Trust in Me" 8 Chapters so far.

- Harloph History:

. The Kahal Civil War

. Battles of Harloph

. The Chaos of Pharos's Bane

- Klassos History

. Rise of Daractus

. History of Pyra

. The first Klassos - Bale Wars

- Uldur History

. Prologue to the world and history of mankind

. The Alressian Empire

. Birth of Drapnor




To further promote my cartography services, all those who join this tier will be eligible to a 15% discount on one commission from me! 

Character Creation
$10 or more per month 1 patron

In this tier, you get a special treat, a chance to be part of the universe!


You will get a character of your likeness and set to be the main character of a short story! It will be delivered to you either privately, or publicly onto my Patreon or blog, it is your choice, as well as all previous rewards.


By doing this, you can create a character (that is in canon with the world. No sci-fi planes and stuff in this fantasy!) This will be done in private chat with me, whether messaging, Skype or Facebook, whatever will be suitable to you.


 





A Relic of Marcus Dragen
$15 or more per month 0 patrons

Congratulations, you have joined the ranks of the most fierce mercenary army in recent memory: The Thousand Scars! 


With every reward comes a new bonus: you will also receive one signed print of one of my Rengar maps! Selecting from a small roster, you pick one, I'll sign it and ship it to you with a little personalised note thanking you for your support!


(Note: To cover costs of this, the patron will be eligible for shipping costs. However, production costs will come from your beautiful pledges. To be eligible for this reward and to avoid abuse, pledges of this level and higher must maintain the cycle for at least three payments, consecutive or non-consecutive, otherwise they will be void.)


You will also get access to be the beginning of my own interactive video series, in which I'll recreate historical battles from my world with my narration. More on this to come!  

Army of Pharos: Saviours of Harloph
$25 or more per month 0 of 10 patrons

You are heros and survivors. Hinari, great leader of the Pharos Order, has permitted me to grant you these rewards. Oh I have a treat for you! 


Send me anything (you'll cover shipping costs) and I'll sign it, plus all previous rewards. This is a one-time thing, but it will be cool! 

Going on the reward previous, you will receive one signed map, as well as an ADDITIONAL map of your choice. 


In addition to the character creation of the 10$ tier, you will also get a short story written about your character once per quarter (2,000-3,000 words) I love world-building more then anything, and your character will get important roles. Rengar is virtually endless, and since my writing commissions are 10 cents/word, this is an excellent deal. They will be exclusive to you too, only for your enjoyment! 


All previous conditions apply.


Want to hang out? Now you can! In fighting my anxiety, I want to expand into Twitch streaming. Love video games? You can watch along with me during my journey! If not, we can just chat on any platform! This will be dependent on my health, but will try and make it as frequent as I can. 

Nectar of the Gods: The Octane
$50 or more per month 0 of 5 patrons
Wow. This is extraordinary! You have elevated to deity level of awesomeness. 


All previous rewards, plus a bonus. One of which will be perhaps my finest project: A full, interactive multi-piece map of Rengar. This is only just in the beginning stages, so this may take some time to come into fruition. It will take many months to put this together. More on this as it develops. 


You are also welcome to join my hangouts whenever we are both free, where we can talk about anything. Even secrets about Rengar which nobody but I know! The world is vast, much of it I am still exploring. 


I will also send you Octane Boxes of goodies every so often, depending upon finances and health. They will be relatively random, but I will try and make them exciting for you. 



Down the line I will likely add more content if this grows, as will the rewards! 

Tiers
Early Days....
$1 or more per month 3 patrons

Just like the little village of Mallisbrook, some things need time to grow.


 

All patrons from this tier and up will be given access to my exclusive content feed, where I'll post tips on writing, updates and small excerpts from my work. Starting today, all backers no matter how small will get access to WIPs of any personal world maps I create.


Rengar: Every little helps!
$3 or more per month 1 patron

One of my first maps...a long time ago. Only proof that time is a great builder.


You guys are incredible! 



You will also receive access to my Google Drive link, which will contain lore of the Counterbalance universe. This will contain general lore and the history of the world, as well as character profiles of the Counterbalance series.


  

3$ Tier - 

- Character list of The Thousand Scars and brief overview of its factions.

- The magic system of my world.

- The darkest and most powerful spells of the universe.

- The beginning of the Balian Empire

- Two short stories: "Sade" and "Immortal Horrors"

- Character Interviews - Tyir of Irene.

The Beginning of the World
$5 or more per month 3 patrons

This is for those wonderful people who want to add a little more support. 


To thank you, the more intimate lore of Rengar is open to you. Teeming with life, factions and continents, the Counterbalance universe has a vast history. Learn about them from this tier onward! Faction documents, the many political and magic system and races will be available to you via Google Drive link.


(Some of these will be released free initially to gather interest, then will be locked!)


You will also gain access to my flash fiction shorts, a new experience for me so it will be a pleasant journey. They'll usually be in fantasy, sci-fi or horror genre, just a little gift! You can expect these every few weeks or so as I build new content. 


  

5$ Tier - 

- History of the Valian Conquest of Harloph

- Information on the Balian Empire

- Factions and Powers of Harloph

- Lore of The Thousand Scars

- Lore of The Kahal

- Short stories of Harloph:  The Keepers of Sirquol and "Eye of the Keidan"

- Character Profiles of the Counterbalance Series

War and Blood
$7 or more per month 1 patron

A word of advice, Horse can outdrink everyone.


All those in this tier will gain complete access to all Drive content, including digital battle maps and lore of the battles of Rengar.


  

7$ tier - 

- Miniseries - "Trust in Me" 8 Chapters so far.

- Harloph History:

. The Kahal Civil War

. Battles of Harloph

. The Chaos of Pharos's Bane

- Klassos History

. Rise of Daractus

. History of Pyra

. The first Klassos - Bale Wars

- Uldur History

. Prologue to the world and history of mankind

. The Alressian Empire

. Birth of Drapnor




To further promote my cartography services, all those who join this tier will be eligible to a 15% discount on one commission from me! 

Character Creation
$10 or more per month 1 patron

In this tier, you get a special treat, a chance to be part of the universe!


You will get a character of your likeness and set to be the main character of a short story! It will be delivered to you either privately, or publicly onto my Patreon or blog, it is your choice, as well as all previous rewards.


By doing this, you can create a character (that is in canon with the world. No sci-fi planes and stuff in this fantasy!) This will be done in private chat with me, whether messaging, Skype or Facebook, whatever will be suitable to you.


 





A Relic of Marcus Dragen
$15 or more per month 0 patrons

Congratulations, you have joined the ranks of the most fierce mercenary army in recent memory: The Thousand Scars! 


With every reward comes a new bonus: you will also receive one signed print of one of my Rengar maps! Selecting from a small roster, you pick one, I'll sign it and ship it to you with a little personalised note thanking you for your support!


(Note: To cover costs of this, the patron will be eligible for shipping costs. However, production costs will come from your beautiful pledges. To be eligible for this reward and to avoid abuse, pledges of this level and higher must maintain the cycle for at least three payments, consecutive or non-consecutive, otherwise they will be void.)


You will also get access to be the beginning of my own interactive video series, in which I'll recreate historical battles from my world with my narration. More on this to come!  

Army of Pharos: Saviours of Harloph
$25 or more per month 0 of 10 patrons

You are heros and survivors. Hinari, great leader of the Pharos Order, has permitted me to grant you these rewards. Oh I have a treat for you! 


Send me anything (you'll cover shipping costs) and I'll sign it, plus all previous rewards. This is a one-time thing, but it will be cool! 

Going on the reward previous, you will receive one signed map, as well as an ADDITIONAL map of your choice. 


In addition to the character creation of the 10$ tier, you will also get a short story written about your character once per quarter (2,000-3,000 words) I love world-building more then anything, and your character will get important roles. Rengar is virtually endless, and since my writing commissions are 10 cents/word, this is an excellent deal. They will be exclusive to you too, only for your enjoyment! 


All previous conditions apply.


Want to hang out? Now you can! In fighting my anxiety, I want to expand into Twitch streaming. Love video games? You can watch along with me during my journey! If not, we can just chat on any platform! This will be dependent on my health, but will try and make it as frequent as I can. 

Nectar of the Gods: The Octane
$50 or more per month 0 of 5 patrons
Wow. This is extraordinary! You have elevated to deity level of awesomeness. 


All previous rewards, plus a bonus. One of which will be perhaps my finest project: A full, interactive multi-piece map of Rengar. This is only just in the beginning stages, so this may take some time to come into fruition. It will take many months to put this together. More on this as it develops. 


You are also welcome to join my hangouts whenever we are both free, where we can talk about anything. Even secrets about Rengar which nobody but I know! The world is vast, much of it I am still exploring. 


I will also send you Octane Boxes of goodies every so often, depending upon finances and health. They will be relatively random, but I will try and make them exciting for you. 



Down the line I will likely add more content if this grows, as will the rewards!