MuffinManKen is creating World of Warcraft Addons
11

patrons

$30
per month
In 2010, one of my favourite addons, AutoBar, stopped being developed because the author stopped playing.  I contacted the original author and he handed the project over to me.  AutoBar relies heavily on LibPeriodicTable and the maintainers of it had either moved on or just become much less active, so I took over most of the maintenance on that.  You might be seeing a pattern here. :)

I now look after 8 addons:

Maintaining these takes a lot of time and effort.  Many of them need constant updates to keep up with new/changed content in World of Warcraft.  To be able to justify putting in the amount of effort required for these addons, I need to be able to take time away from my job and that means finding a way to make some money from these efforts.

These addons are free and will always be free which makes it very difficult to earn any money, so I am turning to Patreon.  I would love to keep working on these addons (and adopting more abandoned ones), but I need your help.  If you find these addons helpful, please consider becoming a Patron.

Tiers
Uncommonly Nice People
$1 or more per month 3 patrons
You will get:


  • the satisfaction of knowing you're supporting the World of Warcraft community
  • access to periodic patron-only project status updates.
  • the Uncommon Muffin replacing the standard muffin on in-game dialogs (optional, requires that you give me your character name) 


Rare Force One
$3 or more per month 3 patrons
You will get:


  • the satisfaction of knowing you're supporting the World of Warcraft community
  • access to periodic patron-only project status updates.
  • a badge of some sort on the Muffin Man Games forum
  • the Rare Force One Muffin replacing the standard muffin on in-game dialogs (optional, requires that you give me your character name) 


Epic Adventurers
$5 or more per month 4 patrons
You will get:


  • the satisfaction of knowing you're supporting the World of Warcraft community
  • access to periodic patron-only project status updates.
  • a better badge of some sort on the Muffin Man Games forum
  • access to pre-releases. Essentially you get to be a guinea pig, but you get to see new releases before anyone else.
  • the Epic Muffin replacing the standard muffin on in-game dialogs (optional, requires that you give me your character name) 


Legendary Lieutenants
$15 or more per month 0 of 10 patrons
  You will get:  
  • the satisfaction of knowing you're supporting the World of Warcraft community
  • access to periodic patron-only project status updates.
  • a better badge of some sort on the Muffin Man Games forum
  • access to pre-releases. Essentially you get to be a guinea pig, but you get to see new releases before anyone else.
  • As one of the few and the proud, you get a vote on development priorities.
  • Access to the Trello boards I use for development.  This level of access is contingent on good behaviour; if you break stuff you'll have this access revoked.
  • the Legendary Muffin replacing the standard muffin on in-game dialogs (optional, requires that you give me your character name) 


Living Artifacts
$10,000 or more per month 0 of 2 patrons
What? It could happen!  Maybe Bill Gates or Ryan Reynolds plays WoW and likes my addons?

You will get:  

  • the satisfaction of knowing you're supporting the World of Warcraft community
  • access to periodic patron-only project status updates.
  • a better badge of some sort on the Muffin Man Games forum
  • access to pre-releases. Essentially you get to be a guinea pig, but you get to see new releases before anyone else.
  • As one of the few and the proud, you get a vote on development priorities.
  • Access to the Trello boards I use for development.  This level of access is contingent on good behaviour; if you break stuff you'll have this access revoked.
  • the Artifact Muffin replacing the standard muffin on in-game dialogs (optional, requires that you give me your character name) 
  • What else do you want? I give good back rubs.


Goals
$30 of $400 per month
If we reach this goal, I will set aside half a day every week for maintenance and improving addons.  I'll still do additional time as my schedule allows, but this guarantees a weekly minimum.
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In 2010, one of my favourite addons, AutoBar, stopped being developed because the author stopped playing.  I contacted the original author and he handed the project over to me.  AutoBar relies heavily on LibPeriodicTable and the maintainers of it had either moved on or just become much less active, so I took over most of the maintenance on that.  You might be seeing a pattern here. :)

I now look after 8 addons:

Maintaining these takes a lot of time and effort.  Many of them need constant updates to keep up with new/changed content in World of Warcraft.  To be able to justify putting in the amount of effort required for these addons, I need to be able to take time away from my job and that means finding a way to make some money from these efforts.

These addons are free and will always be free which makes it very difficult to earn any money, so I am turning to Patreon.  I would love to keep working on these addons (and adopting more abandoned ones), but I need your help.  If you find these addons helpful, please consider becoming a Patron.

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Tiers
Uncommonly Nice People
$1 or more per month 3 patrons
You will get:


  • the satisfaction of knowing you're supporting the World of Warcraft community
  • access to periodic patron-only project status updates.
  • the Uncommon Muffin replacing the standard muffin on in-game dialogs (optional, requires that you give me your character name) 


Rare Force One
$3 or more per month 3 patrons
You will get:


  • the satisfaction of knowing you're supporting the World of Warcraft community
  • access to periodic patron-only project status updates.
  • a badge of some sort on the Muffin Man Games forum
  • the Rare Force One Muffin replacing the standard muffin on in-game dialogs (optional, requires that you give me your character name) 


Epic Adventurers
$5 or more per month 4 patrons
You will get:


  • the satisfaction of knowing you're supporting the World of Warcraft community
  • access to periodic patron-only project status updates.
  • a better badge of some sort on the Muffin Man Games forum
  • access to pre-releases. Essentially you get to be a guinea pig, but you get to see new releases before anyone else.
  • the Epic Muffin replacing the standard muffin on in-game dialogs (optional, requires that you give me your character name) 


Legendary Lieutenants
$15 or more per month 0 of 10 patrons
  You will get:  
  • the satisfaction of knowing you're supporting the World of Warcraft community
  • access to periodic patron-only project status updates.
  • a better badge of some sort on the Muffin Man Games forum
  • access to pre-releases. Essentially you get to be a guinea pig, but you get to see new releases before anyone else.
  • As one of the few and the proud, you get a vote on development priorities.
  • Access to the Trello boards I use for development.  This level of access is contingent on good behaviour; if you break stuff you'll have this access revoked.
  • the Legendary Muffin replacing the standard muffin on in-game dialogs (optional, requires that you give me your character name) 


Living Artifacts
$10,000 or more per month 0 of 2 patrons
What? It could happen!  Maybe Bill Gates or Ryan Reynolds plays WoW and likes my addons?

You will get:  

  • the satisfaction of knowing you're supporting the World of Warcraft community
  • access to periodic patron-only project status updates.
  • a better badge of some sort on the Muffin Man Games forum
  • access to pre-releases. Essentially you get to be a guinea pig, but you get to see new releases before anyone else.
  • As one of the few and the proud, you get a vote on development priorities.
  • Access to the Trello boards I use for development.  This level of access is contingent on good behaviour; if you break stuff you'll have this access revoked.
  • the Artifact Muffin replacing the standard muffin on in-game dialogs (optional, requires that you give me your character name) 
  • What else do you want? I give good back rubs.