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Tiers
Tip jar
$1 or more per month

Tier 1: Tip jar. $1-4.

Thank you for your support to help further the goals of the RPG Research! 


Includes access to our Discord Chat server's Basic Patreons-only channel.

Includes Discord rewards
Aspirant
$5 or more per month

 Tier 2  Aspirant: $5-9.  

Thank you for your support to help further the goals of the RPG Research volunteers around the world! 


Receive access to occasional all-Patron-levels-only content 1 or more days before the public (does not include more exclusive content from higher tiers).


Includes access to our Discord Chat server's basic Patreon-only channel (does not include higher tier Patreon Hero channel).  


Participate in all Polls.


Listed on “Thank you” credit as an “Aspirant” level 1 supporter on our web pages and published books in our “Supporters” section.

Includes Discord rewards
Adept
$10 or more per month

Tier 3: Adept: $10+.

BASIC MEDIA CONTENT: ENTERTAINMENT/EDUTAINMENT: Patrons at this level will receive 4+ weeks before the general public: access to recorded entertainment & edutainment related video and audio from RPG Research. This is usually broadcast live to the general public, but then the recordings are only made available to all Patreon supporters at this level or higher. 


Includes episodes of "Heroes of the Mist", "Applied RPG", special unboxing and playthrough episodes, and other more entertainment & edutainment related audio/video content.  


HERO POINTS 1: Supporters at this level or higher receive 1,000 bonus  Hero Points* per month per $10/mo.


Listed on “Thank you” credit as an “Adept” level 2 supporter on our web pages and published books in our “Supporters” section.

Plus the features of lower support levels.

Includes Discord rewards
Hero
$20 or more per month

Tier 4: Hero: $20+.  

ADVANCED MEDIA CONTENT: All Patreon supporters at this level and higher receive early access to “meatier” audio & video content 4+ weeks before the general public. This includes the “RPG Talk Show”, GM Workshops, Training & Lectures, and similar news and educational content. 


HERO POINTS 2: Includes 2,000 bonus Hero Points* per month.


Includes the features of lower tiers.


Listed on “Thank you” credit as a “Hero” level 3 supporter on our web pages and published books in our “Supporters” section.

Includes Discord rewards
Theurgist
$25 or more per month

Tier 5: Theurgist. $25+.

RESEARCH CONTENT: All Patreons at this level and higher receive early access to our research related content 4+ weeks before the general public. This includes select blog postings & essays from our researchers, formal reports, research studies updates, convention panels, formal presentations, etc.


Includes special features from lower tiers.


Listed on “Thank you” credit as an "Theurgist” level 4 supporter on our web pages and published books in our “Supporters” section.

Includes Discord rewards
Guardian
$50 or more per month

 Tier 6: Guardian. $50+. (limit 100)

APPLIED GAMING PLAYERS: All Patreons at this level and higher have the option to participate as players in any of our live “Applied Gaming”, “Applied RPG”, “Applied RPG”, or similar special gaming sessions (sessions are anywhere from 30 minutes to 3 hours typically), either in-person or remotely over the Internet.  


Maximum 3 Patreon members per participation session, must RSVP and first come first serve. Rules & restrictions apply.


Unlimited number may be supporters at this level or higher, but available seating to participate in any one given session is not guaranteed.  


Seat placement is based on first-come-first-served RSVP and arriving on time.


If unable to participate in one session due to already reaching maximum capacity, then each person unable to attend will receive +1 placement bonus for each subsequent session you RSVP and show up for, but after we are at limit. This bumps you up the list (which does mean potentially bumping someone who arrived earlier that time (they will get a +1 for their next time), so that there is a fair rotation of opportunity for everyone.


See the “Patreon Participation in Live Sessions” Page for details. Please remember our shows are family friendly, so please keep language “clean”. :-)


HERO POINTS 5: 5,000 Hero Points* per month.


Listed on “Thank you” credit as an “Guardian” level 5 supporter on our web pages and published books in our “Supporters” section.

Includes Discord rewards
Champion
$75 or more per month only 50 left

Tier 7: Champion. $75+. (limit 50)

In addition to the lower tier benefits, all Patreons at this level and higher receive free access to the online learning platform RPG.Education for as long as they maintain this level or higher. This includes access to all introductory self-study courses up to level 199 as they become available. This may include participation in alpha and beta development stages of the course material. RPG.Education access is donated to RPG Research by RPG Therapeutics LLC.

Listed on “Thank you” credit as an “Champion” level 6 supporter on our web pages and published books in our “Supporters” section.

Includes Discord rewards
Wizard
$100 or more per month only 20 left

 Tier 8: Wizard. $100+. (limit 20)

In addition to the lower tier benefits, all Patreons at this level and higher have the opportunity to participate in live training workshops once per month. Our highly trained staff will provide a 1-3 hour training sessions related to RPG Research’s goals, mission, & vision. Want to become a better GM? Want to learn to incorporate RPGs into your educational programs? Want to add RPGs to your therapeutic program with specific populations? Want to walk through the RPG.Education course in person rather than self-paced?  

These workshops will help you accelerate the process, potentially saving you decades of trial and error. Topics are limited to the areas that our staff have experience, training, and expertise in. We can discuss and negotiate the specifics of the content you would like to cover in each month’s workshop.

While we prefer that these workshops are broadcast live, if you have privacy reasons or other concerns that you would rather the workshop was not broadcast publicly, we are willing to accommodate, though it will be recorded for internal training and research purposes.

Listed on “Thank you” credit as an “Wizard” level 7 supporter on our web pages and published books in our “Supporters” section.

Includes Discord rewards
Superhero
$200 or more per month only 10 left

Tier 9: Superhero Sponsor. $200 (limit 10)

Official sponsor of RPG Research. You or your organization of choice will be mentioned in one or more of our weekly, monthly, or special event audio/video broadcasts and/or recordings. We currently typically broadcast/release around 5-10 audio/videos per week!

We will add you to our Official Sponsors page, including your logo of choice, and a short 1-sentence blurb about you or your organization.

Sponsors may request to be mentioned in 1 specific program if they have a preference, otherwise they will be rotated across different programs. 

Please note sponsors do not gain voting authority or ability to alter RPG Research goals, content, shows, etc.

Listed on “Thank you” credit as an “Superhero” level 8 supporter on our web pages and published books in our “Supporters” section.

Includes Discord rewards
Deity of Benevolence
$500 or more per month only 10 left

Tier 10: Deity of Benevolence $500 (limit 10)

In addition to all of the above, including listing sponsor (if desired by you):


GAIN: Access to the RPG Research’s internal community Intranet the Role-Playing Gamers Social Network.net (RPGSN.net). Talk with our entire community with in depth discussions, including our volunteer staff from around the world, researchers, and other partners from various related organizations.


Codes of conduct as per the site’s EULA apply. It is a safe, nurturing, friendly, supportive environment of volunteers and professionals. We would love to make it public, but cannot afford to d so, but we wanted to try to expand it to more than just our internal staff and select partners currently on the site.


ALSO: In addition to the lower tier benefits, all Patreons at this level and higher receive additional free access to the online learning platform RPG.Education (donated by RPG Therapeutics LLC to RPG Research) for some of the higher level courses, for as long as they maintain this level or higher. 


This includes the lower tier access up to 199 level, as well as any of the online versions of the 200 through 499 level courses. as they become available!


This may include participation in alpha and beta development stages of the course material. RPG.Education access is donated to RPG Research by RPG Therapeutics LLC.


AND: Listed on “Thank you” credit as an “Deity of Benevolence” level 9 supporter on our web pages and published books in our “Supporters” section.


ALSO: if desired, work with one of our game masters to create a deity, in honor of you or your organization, in the Worlds of Beru Multiverse setting that will be featured in one or more of our shows such as “Heroes of the Mist”.

Includes Discord rewards
Tiers
Tip jar
$1 or more per month

Tier 1: Tip jar. $1-4.

Thank you for your support to help further the goals of the RPG Research! 


Includes access to our Discord Chat server's Basic Patreons-only channel.

Includes Discord rewards
Aspirant
$5 or more per month

 Tier 2  Aspirant: $5-9.  

Thank you for your support to help further the goals of the RPG Research volunteers around the world! 


Receive access to occasional all-Patron-levels-only content 1 or more days before the public (does not include more exclusive content from higher tiers).


Includes access to our Discord Chat server's basic Patreon-only channel (does not include higher tier Patreon Hero channel).  


Participate in all Polls.


Listed on “Thank you” credit as an “Aspirant” level 1 supporter on our web pages and published books in our “Supporters” section.

Includes Discord rewards
Adept
$10 or more per month

Tier 3: Adept: $10+.

BASIC MEDIA CONTENT: ENTERTAINMENT/EDUTAINMENT: Patrons at this level will receive 4+ weeks before the general public: access to recorded entertainment & edutainment related video and audio from RPG Research. This is usually broadcast live to the general public, but then the recordings are only made available to all Patreon supporters at this level or higher. 


Includes episodes of "Heroes of the Mist", "Applied RPG", special unboxing and playthrough episodes, and other more entertainment & edutainment related audio/video content.  


HERO POINTS 1: Supporters at this level or higher receive 1,000 bonus  Hero Points* per month per $10/mo.


Listed on “Thank you” credit as an “Adept” level 2 supporter on our web pages and published books in our “Supporters” section.

Plus the features of lower support levels.

Includes Discord rewards
Hero
$20 or more per month

Tier 4: Hero: $20+.  

ADVANCED MEDIA CONTENT: All Patreon supporters at this level and higher receive early access to “meatier” audio & video content 4+ weeks before the general public. This includes the “RPG Talk Show”, GM Workshops, Training & Lectures, and similar news and educational content. 


HERO POINTS 2: Includes 2,000 bonus Hero Points* per month.


Includes the features of lower tiers.


Listed on “Thank you” credit as a “Hero” level 3 supporter on our web pages and published books in our “Supporters” section.

Includes Discord rewards
Theurgist
$25 or more per month

Tier 5: Theurgist. $25+.

RESEARCH CONTENT: All Patreons at this level and higher receive early access to our research related content 4+ weeks before the general public. This includes select blog postings & essays from our researchers, formal reports, research studies updates, convention panels, formal presentations, etc.


Includes special features from lower tiers.


Listed on “Thank you” credit as an "Theurgist” level 4 supporter on our web pages and published books in our “Supporters” section.

Includes Discord rewards
Guardian
$50 or more per month

 Tier 6: Guardian. $50+. (limit 100)

APPLIED GAMING PLAYERS: All Patreons at this level and higher have the option to participate as players in any of our live “Applied Gaming”, “Applied RPG”, “Applied RPG”, or similar special gaming sessions (sessions are anywhere from 30 minutes to 3 hours typically), either in-person or remotely over the Internet.  


Maximum 3 Patreon members per participation session, must RSVP and first come first serve. Rules & restrictions apply.


Unlimited number may be supporters at this level or higher, but available seating to participate in any one given session is not guaranteed.  


Seat placement is based on first-come-first-served RSVP and arriving on time.


If unable to participate in one session due to already reaching maximum capacity, then each person unable to attend will receive +1 placement bonus for each subsequent session you RSVP and show up for, but after we are at limit. This bumps you up the list (which does mean potentially bumping someone who arrived earlier that time (they will get a +1 for their next time), so that there is a fair rotation of opportunity for everyone.


See the “Patreon Participation in Live Sessions” Page for details. Please remember our shows are family friendly, so please keep language “clean”. :-)


HERO POINTS 5: 5,000 Hero Points* per month.


Listed on “Thank you” credit as an “Guardian” level 5 supporter on our web pages and published books in our “Supporters” section.

Includes Discord rewards
Champion
$75 or more per month only 50 left

Tier 7: Champion. $75+. (limit 50)

In addition to the lower tier benefits, all Patreons at this level and higher receive free access to the online learning platform RPG.Education for as long as they maintain this level or higher. This includes access to all introductory self-study courses up to level 199 as they become available. This may include participation in alpha and beta development stages of the course material. RPG.Education access is donated to RPG Research by RPG Therapeutics LLC.

Listed on “Thank you” credit as an “Champion” level 6 supporter on our web pages and published books in our “Supporters” section.

Includes Discord rewards
Wizard
$100 or more per month only 20 left

 Tier 8: Wizard. $100+. (limit 20)

In addition to the lower tier benefits, all Patreons at this level and higher have the opportunity to participate in live training workshops once per month. Our highly trained staff will provide a 1-3 hour training sessions related to RPG Research’s goals, mission, & vision. Want to become a better GM? Want to learn to incorporate RPGs into your educational programs? Want to add RPGs to your therapeutic program with specific populations? Want to walk through the RPG.Education course in person rather than self-paced?  

These workshops will help you accelerate the process, potentially saving you decades of trial and error. Topics are limited to the areas that our staff have experience, training, and expertise in. We can discuss and negotiate the specifics of the content you would like to cover in each month’s workshop.

While we prefer that these workshops are broadcast live, if you have privacy reasons or other concerns that you would rather the workshop was not broadcast publicly, we are willing to accommodate, though it will be recorded for internal training and research purposes.

Listed on “Thank you” credit as an “Wizard” level 7 supporter on our web pages and published books in our “Supporters” section.

Includes Discord rewards
Superhero
$200 or more per month only 10 left

Tier 9: Superhero Sponsor. $200 (limit 10)

Official sponsor of RPG Research. You or your organization of choice will be mentioned in one or more of our weekly, monthly, or special event audio/video broadcasts and/or recordings. We currently typically broadcast/release around 5-10 audio/videos per week!

We will add you to our Official Sponsors page, including your logo of choice, and a short 1-sentence blurb about you or your organization.

Sponsors may request to be mentioned in 1 specific program if they have a preference, otherwise they will be rotated across different programs. 

Please note sponsors do not gain voting authority or ability to alter RPG Research goals, content, shows, etc.

Listed on “Thank you” credit as an “Superhero” level 8 supporter on our web pages and published books in our “Supporters” section.

Includes Discord rewards
Deity of Benevolence
$500 or more per month only 10 left

Tier 10: Deity of Benevolence $500 (limit 10)

In addition to all of the above, including listing sponsor (if desired by you):


GAIN: Access to the RPG Research’s internal community Intranet the Role-Playing Gamers Social Network.net (RPGSN.net). Talk with our entire community with in depth discussions, including our volunteer staff from around the world, researchers, and other partners from various related organizations.


Codes of conduct as per the site’s EULA apply. It is a safe, nurturing, friendly, supportive environment of volunteers and professionals. We would love to make it public, but cannot afford to d so, but we wanted to try to expand it to more than just our internal staff and select partners currently on the site.


ALSO: In addition to the lower tier benefits, all Patreons at this level and higher receive additional free access to the online learning platform RPG.Education (donated by RPG Therapeutics LLC to RPG Research) for some of the higher level courses, for as long as they maintain this level or higher. 


This includes the lower tier access up to 199 level, as well as any of the online versions of the 200 through 499 level courses. as they become available!


This may include participation in alpha and beta development stages of the course material. RPG.Education access is donated to RPG Research by RPG Therapeutics LLC.


AND: Listed on “Thank you” credit as an “Deity of Benevolence” level 9 supporter on our web pages and published books in our “Supporters” section.


ALSO: if desired, work with one of our game masters to create a deity, in honor of you or your organization, in the Worlds of Beru Multiverse setting that will be featured in one or more of our shows such as “Heroes of the Mist”.

Includes Discord rewards