Hardcore Gaming 101

is creating a website and books based on retro video gaming

397

patrons

$2,104

per month
Tiers
Blast Processor
$2 or more per month
 ● Every Patreon exclusive episode of our podcast, The Top 47k Games of All Time

● Insider updates on HG101’s upcoming books, articles, expos

● a VIP role on our Discord and access to an exclusive channel 

Includes Discord rewards
Cheaper than Xbox Live
$5 or more per month

For $5, you’ll be getting: 

● Digital copies of our 5 latest books (Digest Vol. 5: Treasure, Epopee: Tales from French Game Developers, Digest Vol. 4: Star Fox and F-Zero, Digest Vol. 3, Guide to Retro Horror, and NES Cult Classics)

● Digital copies of all HG101 published books as they come out (2 to 3 books a year)

 ● Your name featured as in our credits in our upcoming books

On top of this, you also get all the earlier perks!

Includes Discord rewards
TurboBacker
$16 or more per month

● Collector postcards with originally commission artwork, mailed to your address (3 to 4 times a year)

● Digital copies of all HG101 published books (currently worth $74!)

● Exclusive previews of upcoming HG101 published books (3 to 4 a year)

● Listen in on our podcast LIVE, as we record episodes!

On top of this, you also get all the earlier perks!

Includes Discord rewards
The Dogs Bower Memorial Fund
$20 or more per month
 For $20, you’ll be getting:

● Paperback copies of upcoming HG101 published books! (3 to 4 every year) 

On top of this, you also get all the earlier perks!

(Please add $5 for non-US addresses to cover international shipping costs)

Includes Discord rewards
They Did the Math
$32 or more per month

 For $32, you’ll be getting:

● Nominate 1 game to be covered in an article (1 every 3 months)

● Send a message to be read during our podcast episodes (1 every 6 months)

● Ask for a rebuttal of a game in a podcast (eg: team needs to re-explore a game and justify their score) (1 every 12 months)

On top of this, you also get all the earlier perks!

Includes Discord rewards
Playing with Power
$64 or more per month

 For $64, you’ll be getting the following (We ask for a minimum of 3 months of contribution):

● Request a special solo episode about a game of your choice (1 every 6 months)

● Send a message to be read during our podcast episodes (1 every 3 months)

● Ask for a rebuttal of a game in a podcast (eg: team needs to re-explore a game and justify their score) (1 every 6 months)

● At every book release, you can request an autographed copy of two of our previous books.

On top of this, you also get all the earlier perks!

Includes Discord rewards
Tiers
Blast Processor
$2 or more per month
 ● Every Patreon exclusive episode of our podcast, The Top 47k Games of All Time

● Insider updates on HG101’s upcoming books, articles, expos

● a VIP role on our Discord and access to an exclusive channel 

Includes Discord rewards
Cheaper than Xbox Live
$5 or more per month

For $5, you’ll be getting: 

● Digital copies of our 5 latest books (Digest Vol. 5: Treasure, Epopee: Tales from French Game Developers, Digest Vol. 4: Star Fox and F-Zero, Digest Vol. 3, Guide to Retro Horror, and NES Cult Classics)

● Digital copies of all HG101 published books as they come out (2 to 3 books a year)

 ● Your name featured as in our credits in our upcoming books

On top of this, you also get all the earlier perks!

Includes Discord rewards
TurboBacker
$16 or more per month

● Collector postcards with originally commission artwork, mailed to your address (3 to 4 times a year)

● Digital copies of all HG101 published books (currently worth $74!)

● Exclusive previews of upcoming HG101 published books (3 to 4 a year)

● Listen in on our podcast LIVE, as we record episodes!

On top of this, you also get all the earlier perks!

Includes Discord rewards
The Dogs Bower Memorial Fund
$20 or more per month
 For $20, you’ll be getting:

● Paperback copies of upcoming HG101 published books! (3 to 4 every year) 

On top of this, you also get all the earlier perks!

(Please add $5 for non-US addresses to cover international shipping costs)

Includes Discord rewards
They Did the Math
$32 or more per month

 For $32, you’ll be getting:

● Nominate 1 game to be covered in an article (1 every 3 months)

● Send a message to be read during our podcast episodes (1 every 6 months)

● Ask for a rebuttal of a game in a podcast (eg: team needs to re-explore a game and justify their score) (1 every 12 months)

On top of this, you also get all the earlier perks!

Includes Discord rewards
Playing with Power
$64 or more per month

 For $64, you’ll be getting the following (We ask for a minimum of 3 months of contribution):

● Request a special solo episode about a game of your choice (1 every 6 months)

● Send a message to be read during our podcast episodes (1 every 3 months)

● Ask for a rebuttal of a game in a podcast (eg: team needs to re-explore a game and justify their score) (1 every 6 months)

● At every book release, you can request an autographed copy of two of our previous books.

On top of this, you also get all the earlier perks!

Includes Discord rewards