Patreon Launch FAQ
 
There's a few questions you probably have if you've been taking a look at this project! I'm here to try and answer them.

What is the priority between the Museum of ZZT website, Zookeeper, and Closer Look articles?
The Museum of ZZT website is the top priority as I feel it's the most important. Zookeeper is a farther off second place, with Closer Look articles in last. However, as the quota of articles increases will additional Patrons, Closer Look articles will likely surpass Zookeeper.

Will the Museum of ZZT site replace z2?
Maybe! If it does, the current z2 site will be preserved as well. I'm leaning towards yes, and fellow ZZTers on z2 have expressed support in the past for doing so. The ultimate location of the site will be settled closer to launch.

What happens when the site is launched?
Once the site is live, focus can shift towards Zookeeper, and Closer Look articles. There will still be plenty to do to enhance the site as well. Those pledging at the $5 tier for beta site access will have their reward changed to something not yet decided.

Where are the Closer Look articles posted?
Prior to the site's launch, they will be posted on the Pokyfriends blog where my other ZZT related posts currently live. https://pokyfriends.com/blog/

How many Closer Look articles will be written?
To begin, just one per month. As more goals are met, this number will increase. In addition, there are two $50 Patron tiers which allow choosing a game to receive a Closer Look article. These articles do not count towards the monthly quota.

When/Where will live streams occur?
Specific dates have yet to be set, but I would like to make them reasonably consistent for the sake of the audience. Weekend afternoons (PST) are the most likely candidates for this. They will be streamed on my Twitch channel.

How often will the Patreon development blog update?
Weekly, I intend to have a summary post for the week every Friday.

My question wasn't answered!
Get in touch! Either via e-mail at [email protected] or on the @Worldsofzzt twitter account.

Tier Benefits
Gems Give You Health
$1 or more per month 8 patrons
Thank you for your support! You're helping keep the memory of ZZT alive. As a patron you're able to vote in a monthly poll for which ZZT game should receive a Closer Look article. Plus access a Patrons only channel on the Worlds of ZZT Discord server!
Includes Discord rewards
Pledge $2 or more per month
6 patrons
Char 2 Tier

At this level of support, you'll gain access to Patrons only blog posts featuring summaries and previews of what's to come with the Museum of ZZT site and Zookeeper library. You'll also receive access to a very flexible list of ZZT worlds to receive Closer Looks/streams in the future
Pledge $5 or more per month
10 patrons
Five Purple Keys Tier

Congratulations! You've unlocked the five purple doors and will have exclusive access to the ongoing development of the Museum of ZZT website. A regularly updated beta version of the site will be made available for Patrons of at least this tier. Includes all previous rewards
Pledge $10 or more per month
1 of 10 patrons
Invest In Leaves Tier

Did a Worlds of ZZT tweet catch your eye? At this tier, each month, you'll be able to request to see more about a game. I'll tweet some more screenshots, and tell you what I know (or can find out) about a game. It's no full article, but it can provide context, or make things even more confusing! Includes all previous rewards
Pledge $20 or more per month
3 of 5 patrons
20 KB Board Size Tier

You'll get to select a game to appear on the monthly Closer Look article poll. Includes all previous rewards
Pledge $50 or more per month
0 of 2 patrons
?Health Tier

Bypass the backer poll entirely! Each month you'll be able to name a game to be written about. These limited bonus articles are independent of the monthly Closer Look article quota. Includes all previous rewards excluding the $20 tier reward.
Pledge $100 or more per month
1 of 3 patrons
Bribe the Mayor... Tier

Each month, I'll create a Blitzkrieg ZZT game. Select a topic, and I'll make a ZZT game with a two hour time limit. Includes all previous rewards excluding the $20 and $50 tier rewards.
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