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the best portable gaming site

a special place for people who love handheld games

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Wow, we can collab with artists, freelance writers, musicians, and other talented friends to create original content & make Tiny Cartridge feel even more special! We can also pay our chiptune overlord & columnist Dannel!
Original 3DS Videos
$2,500 per month
Oh man, we can buy special capture kits for our handhelds, eventually sharing videos from the games we're playing & previewing, with commentary.


We write about handheld games on 3DS, DS, PS Vita, Game Boy, GBA, etc. We don't just regurgitate the latest news at Tiny Cartridge; we share what we love about portable games, their developers, and the community.


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 Hi! We're JC and Eric! 

We created Tiny Cartridge five years ago, the most fun site about portable games. We do more than post news; we share what we love with our readers every day: weird imports, indie games, comic artists, chip musicians, and more. We are VERY passionate about creating the kind of handheld gaming site we'd want to read, and we take pride in delivering a blog that's unlike any other out there.

 Support Tiny Cartridge with Patreon 

Publishing 3-4 posts daily and editing podcasts take time, which we don't have much of -- JC is a full-time dad to twin girls, Eric has an office job, and we take on extra freelance work to pay bills.

With your help, we can spend less time chasing freelance gigs or advertisers, and more time putting together original articles and making Tiny Cartridge rad. Real talk, we'll also have less anxiety about making ends meet.

Patreon allows you to tip us a tiny amount every month ($1 or more) using a credit card or PayPal -- your account won't be charged until the end of the month. You can cancel your pledge at any point if you're low on cash or have a change of heart.

 Support us and join Club Tiny for special gifts 

 Club Tiny - Member 

Behind the scenes at Tiny Cartridge

links & convos that never make it to TC, now in our Patreon stream
Your name on Tiny Cartridge's credits page
where it will stand alongside other heroes of the realm
We will give RPG characters butt names & show you
enter your name: "MyButt" -> "welcome, MyButt"
adventures of butt heroes & heroines, shared exclusively with you

 Club Tiny - Ambassador 

Everything above, plus...
Mystery gifts delivered via Animal Crossing balloon
get a stream of exclusive QR codes (e.g. Animal Crossing outfits),
comics, wallpapers, chiptunes, & other cute digital gifts 

 Club Tiny
- Ambassador +1 

Everything above, plus...
Mystery gifts for a friend or lover or stranger 
we'll also send mystery gifts to anyone you want
(or we can pick someone for you if you prefer)
Automatic contest entry
we'll automatically enter you in every Tiny contest

 Club Tiny - Elite 

Everything above, plus...
Mystery notes from Tiny
what is this guy even sending out, we have no idea
Early access to the TinyCast
get the TinyCast before it's even on the site or iTunes
Shout-out on the TinyCast
we'll make sure to thank you by name on our podcast each month

 Club Tiny - Gold 

Everything above, plus...
You're a friend, and friends get Friend Listed
jump on our 3DS/Wii U, PSN, Instagram, & Twitter lists
A personal thank you note
and we'll enclose it with a kiss

 Club Tiny - Platinum 

Everything above, plus...
Let's hang out on Google
like Google Hangout, not at Google.com
we'll have a video chat party where we can gossip
and eat junk food and talk trash about Waluigi

 Club Tiny - Luigi 

Everything above, plus...
Private video chat with us
we can share dating advice or Spelunky secrets or Tumblr tips
or Sonic fantasies -- let's talk about whatever you want!
Pick a topic we'll discuss on a podcast segment
an esoteric import, a favorite retro classic, or even your game!

 Club Tiny - Lizard 

Everything above, plus...
We'll make you Mayor of the TinyCast for an episode
you, too, can talk about butts on a podcast!
appear on the TinyCast & oppress its citizens

 Club Tiny - Yamauchi 

Everything above, plus...
Help us help you (to give us your money)
wow, we want to do what we can to justify your donation!
we'll get in touch with you immediately, Mr/Ms Moneybags

 Other stuff 

Let us know if you have any questions on  Twitter or in an email -- we will be more than happy to provide you with answers.

Much thanks to The Shortsleeves for letting us use their song "Rabbit Feet" in our pitch video -- make sure to back their Kickstarter! The Animal Crossing GIFs used on this Patreon page are courtesy of Nookling, Nooklette, Doubutso no MoriAC USPocketoid, and Tourette Town Tours.
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