WeirdPhil

is creating RPG Maker games and content.

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Man/Woman of Culture

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All tiers, including this one, will get access to the latest builds of the game first. They will hopefully be bug free. I'll make public builds available at a later time.
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More Cultured than the Average Patron

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Every from the lower tier but also includes Discord access and voting power, should there be any polls for any content or additions for the game.
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VCP Patreon - VeryCulturedPerson Patreon

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You don't need to do this. If you've considered one of the lower tiers, that's okay. This includes access to the early builds before the public releases, access to the Discord + some additional discord channels, AND voting on polls related to the Patreon and the Game.
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About WeirdPhil

I still upload content to YouTube from time to time, but I've recently moved my focus from playing games to making games. I picked up a copy of RPG Maker MZ on a whim. I've owned 2 other versions (VX Ace and MV) and only spent a little over 2 hours combined on those, mostly because I had no ideas. That's not the case anymore.

I have played loads of other RPG Maker games, learned quite a bit based on how other games play, how things should be working, what other people are interested in... I've lurked on certain forums for years, never commenting, only reading. You could call it market research for *ahem* culture.

I have not felt this compelled to make games since I got my first TI-82 calculator in school years ago. During that time, I had made over 700 games using TI-92 and 83+ calculators as my canvas. If you went to the school I went to, chances are very good you had some of my games on your calculator. I was the reason other people had trouble with math classes. I would spend my time at home programming away, and spend my time at school programming whenever I had finished my assignments. Similar to back then, I've clocked over 60 hours in on RPG Maker in the last two weeks. The difference today is instead of school being the issue, it's my job. I work overnights 5 nights a week. I try to hop on RPG Maker in the morning after work and it's a hassle, trying to balance work on the game with sleep and an overnight job.

With help from nice people here, I could see myself working on games full-time, maybe switching my overnight job to a part-time gig, or whatever. The job isn't the goal here, it's the game: Which we'll talk about next.

So, to summarize: I'm looking to work on this project of mine full-time, taking time away from my overnight job, using patreon money to pay my rent and bills, and hopefully an artist. I've got a lot of ideas for this game. I have a small piece of it that I believe to be bug-free (I try to break my game on purpose because I don't want any dead ends). I'm looking to getting whatever pieces of my game available so that people can try it, give me feedback, tell me what they liked, what they didn't like, give me suggestions. I already have a discord that can be used for feedback and the like. I'd like to hear what people think about this. What sort of interest this game can generate.
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This covers a good chunk of my monthly spendings (Rent/PhoneBill/Food/Gas/CarRepairs/Etc). Meeting this goal means that I can safely work on this game Full-Time and give it the attention that it deserves. It will also allow me to look into releasing builds more often.
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