Clay, Terminally Nerdy is creating Tabletop Gaming & RPG Content (Blogs, Vlogs, and More)
86

patrons

$196
per month
Hello everyone. Thanks for visiting my little Patreon here and being a fan of my work. Hopefully I continue to amuse you!

My name is Clay, and I am Terminally Nerdy. It’s a chronic condition, no hope for a cure. What do I do about this horrible condition you may ask?

Well honestly I do a lot of things. I write RPG focused articles on my blog (www.terminallynerdy.com) for both Tabletop and Video games. I stream RPGs on Twitch (twitch.tv/terminallynerdy) that I intend to review, as well as my Tabletop RPG One Shots on the weekends. I also post video reviews and vlogs randomly on Youtube (youtube.com/terminallynerdy) when I have a reason to do so! I also post Tabletop Tips and Plot Hooks as well as messages about positivity and inclusion on twitter quite a bit. Quite frankly, I am a multi focused creator.

So you might be wondering what the point of this Patreon is. Or not. I am not a mind reader.

WHAT AM I, THE SUPPORTER, PAYING FOR?

Pretty simple really.  You pay for whatever content I am producing.  Whether that be Twitch Streams, Blog Posts, Videos on Youtube, and for some it even means my Twitter antics, your support is applied to all these things.  Basically, your supporting helps pay for what amounts to a part time job for me, as I spend 20-40 hours a month on Terminally Nerdy Content.

WHAT ARE YOU (TERMINALLY NERDY) SPENDING THE MONEY ON?

I try to be very transparent with what I do here. Here is a list of the things the money may be used for:

  • New stuff to Review! (Tabletop Products, Video Games, ect)
  • Personal Expenses. As of January 2018 my work moved me to a new location that now involves a 1 hour 15 minute commute one way, and increased my insurance costs. This has caused me a bit of strain so at times I may need to use funds here to help stay afloat in meatspace. Basically I work 60 hours a week, and only get paid for 40 of it.
  • My Web Hosting (Roughly $110 a year with the domain name)
  • Video Equipment Upgrades (Portable Camera, Better Camera, Tripod, ect)
  • Possible Video Game Consoles / PC Upgrades to keep up with RPGs and expand my ability to review games.
  • Possible Cons / Events (to do v-logs / articles about, but I need better portable camera equipment first! This would be expensive cause we got tickets + hotel + airfare! Never mind that I would want to take my wife with me)
  • Support RPG focused Kickstarters and other Patreon Pages. This way I can help the community AND get things to review.
As far as rewards go, given what content I create, there is not much I can offer. This entire page has been created so folks who want to help me can do so. There is a single reward tier, and you can pledge as little or as much as you like. Everyone is equal to me no matter what.

THE REWARDS:

  • Access to the Terminally Nerdy Discord Server VIP Room (Directly connect with me!) The server is public but there is a special patron room.
  • Access to Patron Only Events. These could be Hangouts on Voice Chat using Discord, Game Streams, and even Tabletop RPG Ones Shots (using the Savage Worlds Rule System)! These are random but I am trying to get better at doing them.
  • Patreon Only Updates on my life and work!
  • Copies of any Tabletop Content I create for free! If I make something for sale, you get a copy. As well as copies of any Tabletop Content I work on for others OR contests I judge.
  • Input on Future Reviews / Topics & Release Order when I finally run out of things to work on.
  • Early Access to Posts/Videos/Reviews. The instant I am done with something you all get access to it.
  • A Twitter Shoutout every so often using the #FF hashtag as well as the #KnightsofNerdy tag.
  • Put on the Friends of the Nerd list on my website!
  • Discounts and Other Cool Things!

As a note, Patrons do get a specific role in my Discord based on their pledges.

  • $1 to $4 you are a Bugbear
  • $5 to $9 you are a Minotaur
  • $10 to $19 you are a Young Gold Dragon
  • $20+ you are an Ancient Lich

What do you mean "Discounts and Cool Stuff"?

I understand that's a really vague sort of thing to offer. But for example, this is what my patrons get right now:

  • 10% Off any purchase at TabletopLoot.com
  • 30% off anything at TeePublic
  • A copy of DMs Guild Jam #1 and #2
  • A custom "Knights of Nerdy" dice bag design offered by Greyed Out (you still gotta buy it though)

And hopefully down the road I can get more cool stuff! Basically any time I work on a product for sale, the requirement will be that I get a copy for you all. Any time I judge something (for example, more of the DM Jams) I will be giving copies to all of you!

When do I post things?

I try to do something at least once a month written, plus my weekend twitch streams. Because of my work load in real life (55-60 hour work week, but I only get paid for 40 of that...I love commuting!) I dont have a lot of free time for really ANYTHING. If I am streaming, I am not writing. If I am writing, I am not creating a youtube video. If I am creating a video, I am not streaming ect ect. So I try to do at least one thing a month that is NOT a twitch stream. Also my focus shifts frequently due to my ADHD from Tabletop to Video games, so what I am doing will vary. It will ALWAYS be RPG focused however. Thats my genre love.

Anyway I hope this helps explain all the nonsense, tomfoolery, and shenanigans I am about.

Thanks for reading, and remember:

GET THOSE HITS! TAKE THOSE HITS! KEEP PUSHING THROUGH AND ALWAYS...STAY NERDY!

Also, for those who are curious, here is a prime example of one of my Video Game reviews:


Tiers
Terminally Nerdy Supporter
$1 or more per month 79 patrons
 
  • Access to the Terminally Nerdy Discord Server VIP Room (Directly connect with me!)  The server is public but there is a special patron room.
  • Access to Patron Only Events.  These could be Hangouts on Voice Chat using Discord, Game Streams, and even Tabletop RPG Ones Shots!
  • Patreon Only Updates on my life and work!
  • Copies of any Tabletop Content I create for free!  If I make something for sale, you get a copy.  As well as copies of any Tabletop Content I work on for others OR contests I judge.
  • Input on Future Reviews / Topics & Release Order
  • Early Access to Posts/Videos/Reviews (I try to write 4 Tabletop RPG Blog posts a month in addition to Video Game Reviews every so often)
  • A Twitter Shoutout at least Once a Month via the Follow Friday Tag (#FF).  I will need your twitter handle for this.
  • Put on the Friends of the Nerd list!
  • Discounts and Other Cool Things!
  • Automatic Entry into Any Giveaways I publish (Rare and requires your shipping address)


As a note, Patrons do get a specific role in my Discord based on their pledges. These roles will be added manually (all start as a bugbear)


  • ​$1 to $4 you are a Bugbear
  • $5 to $9 you are a Minotaur
  • $10 to $19 you are a Young Gold Dragon
  • $20+ you are an Ancient Lich​
Includes Discord rewards
Goals
$196 of $750 per month
At this point at least one con a year would be a sure thing, and I would take votes to determine which con to attend.  This would also help with living expenses for sure, as well as basically pay for my website and anything I could want for reviews.
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Hello everyone. Thanks for visiting my little Patreon here and being a fan of my work. Hopefully I continue to amuse you!

My name is Clay, and I am Terminally Nerdy. It’s a chronic condition, no hope for a cure. What do I do about this horrible condition you may ask?

Well honestly I do a lot of things. I write RPG focused articles on my blog (www.terminallynerdy.com) for both Tabletop and Video games. I stream RPGs on Twitch (twitch.tv/terminallynerdy) that I intend to review, as well as my Tabletop RPG One Shots on the weekends. I also post video reviews and vlogs randomly on Youtube (youtube.com/terminallynerdy) when I have a reason to do so! I also post Tabletop Tips and Plot Hooks as well as messages about positivity and inclusion on twitter quite a bit. Quite frankly, I am a multi focused creator.

So you might be wondering what the point of this Patreon is. Or not. I am not a mind reader.

WHAT AM I, THE SUPPORTER, PAYING FOR?

Pretty simple really.  You pay for whatever content I am producing.  Whether that be Twitch Streams, Blog Posts, Videos on Youtube, and for some it even means my Twitter antics, your support is applied to all these things.  Basically, your supporting helps pay for what amounts to a part time job for me, as I spend 20-40 hours a month on Terminally Nerdy Content.

WHAT ARE YOU (TERMINALLY NERDY) SPENDING THE MONEY ON?

I try to be very transparent with what I do here. Here is a list of the things the money may be used for:

  • New stuff to Review! (Tabletop Products, Video Games, ect)
  • Personal Expenses. As of January 2018 my work moved me to a new location that now involves a 1 hour 15 minute commute one way, and increased my insurance costs. This has caused me a bit of strain so at times I may need to use funds here to help stay afloat in meatspace. Basically I work 60 hours a week, and only get paid for 40 of it.
  • My Web Hosting (Roughly $110 a year with the domain name)
  • Video Equipment Upgrades (Portable Camera, Better Camera, Tripod, ect)
  • Possible Video Game Consoles / PC Upgrades to keep up with RPGs and expand my ability to review games.
  • Possible Cons / Events (to do v-logs / articles about, but I need better portable camera equipment first! This would be expensive cause we got tickets + hotel + airfare! Never mind that I would want to take my wife with me)
  • Support RPG focused Kickstarters and other Patreon Pages. This way I can help the community AND get things to review.
As far as rewards go, given what content I create, there is not much I can offer. This entire page has been created so folks who want to help me can do so. There is a single reward tier, and you can pledge as little or as much as you like. Everyone is equal to me no matter what.

THE REWARDS:

  • Access to the Terminally Nerdy Discord Server VIP Room (Directly connect with me!) The server is public but there is a special patron room.
  • Access to Patron Only Events. These could be Hangouts on Voice Chat using Discord, Game Streams, and even Tabletop RPG Ones Shots (using the Savage Worlds Rule System)! These are random but I am trying to get better at doing them.
  • Patreon Only Updates on my life and work!
  • Copies of any Tabletop Content I create for free! If I make something for sale, you get a copy. As well as copies of any Tabletop Content I work on for others OR contests I judge.
  • Input on Future Reviews / Topics & Release Order when I finally run out of things to work on.
  • Early Access to Posts/Videos/Reviews. The instant I am done with something you all get access to it.
  • A Twitter Shoutout every so often using the #FF hashtag as well as the #KnightsofNerdy tag.
  • Put on the Friends of the Nerd list on my website!
  • Discounts and Other Cool Things!

As a note, Patrons do get a specific role in my Discord based on their pledges.

  • $1 to $4 you are a Bugbear
  • $5 to $9 you are a Minotaur
  • $10 to $19 you are a Young Gold Dragon
  • $20+ you are an Ancient Lich

What do you mean "Discounts and Cool Stuff"?

I understand that's a really vague sort of thing to offer. But for example, this is what my patrons get right now:

  • 10% Off any purchase at TabletopLoot.com
  • 30% off anything at TeePublic
  • A copy of DMs Guild Jam #1 and #2
  • A custom "Knights of Nerdy" dice bag design offered by Greyed Out (you still gotta buy it though)

And hopefully down the road I can get more cool stuff! Basically any time I work on a product for sale, the requirement will be that I get a copy for you all. Any time I judge something (for example, more of the DM Jams) I will be giving copies to all of you!

When do I post things?

I try to do something at least once a month written, plus my weekend twitch streams. Because of my work load in real life (55-60 hour work week, but I only get paid for 40 of that...I love commuting!) I dont have a lot of free time for really ANYTHING. If I am streaming, I am not writing. If I am writing, I am not creating a youtube video. If I am creating a video, I am not streaming ect ect. So I try to do at least one thing a month that is NOT a twitch stream. Also my focus shifts frequently due to my ADHD from Tabletop to Video games, so what I am doing will vary. It will ALWAYS be RPG focused however. Thats my genre love.

Anyway I hope this helps explain all the nonsense, tomfoolery, and shenanigans I am about.

Thanks for reading, and remember:

GET THOSE HITS! TAKE THOSE HITS! KEEP PUSHING THROUGH AND ALWAYS...STAY NERDY!

Also, for those who are curious, here is a prime example of one of my Video Game reviews:


Recent posts by Clay, Terminally Nerdy

Tiers
Terminally Nerdy Supporter
$1 or more per month 79 patrons
 
  • Access to the Terminally Nerdy Discord Server VIP Room (Directly connect with me!)  The server is public but there is a special patron room.
  • Access to Patron Only Events.  These could be Hangouts on Voice Chat using Discord, Game Streams, and even Tabletop RPG Ones Shots!
  • Patreon Only Updates on my life and work!
  • Copies of any Tabletop Content I create for free!  If I make something for sale, you get a copy.  As well as copies of any Tabletop Content I work on for others OR contests I judge.
  • Input on Future Reviews / Topics & Release Order
  • Early Access to Posts/Videos/Reviews (I try to write 4 Tabletop RPG Blog posts a month in addition to Video Game Reviews every so often)
  • A Twitter Shoutout at least Once a Month via the Follow Friday Tag (#FF).  I will need your twitter handle for this.
  • Put on the Friends of the Nerd list!
  • Discounts and Other Cool Things!
  • Automatic Entry into Any Giveaways I publish (Rare and requires your shipping address)


As a note, Patrons do get a specific role in my Discord based on their pledges. These roles will be added manually (all start as a bugbear)


  • ​$1 to $4 you are a Bugbear
  • $5 to $9 you are a Minotaur
  • $10 to $19 you are a Young Gold Dragon
  • $20+ you are an Ancient Lich​
Includes Discord rewards