Gaming Patreon: Building Community for Fun and Profit

In four short years, Patreon has enabled thousands of gamers to take their journalism, podcasts, and channels to the next level. It’s proven a popular alternative to the whims of Google’s "adpocalypse"—though Patreon’s had a few bumps of its own along the way. We’ll chat with Patreon creators to learn about their crowdfunding strategies, setting effective goals and rewards, building a community, and how artists and patrons can steel themselves against potential changes to Patreon’s model.


Ken Gagne [Digital Content Developer, Gamebits], Ian Danskin [Founder and Editor, Innuendo Studios], Tanya DePass [Founder & Director, I Need Diverse Games], Lon Seidman [Content Creator, Lon.TV], Matt Conn [CEO, MidBoss/GaymerX]