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Lloyd Ritchey
Lloyd Ritchey
Support page for ExplorersUnlimited.com, SavageRifts.com, ShadowsUnlimited.com, and the Radio Free Merctown podcast. If you're a gamer & fan of Palladium Books, Savage Worlds, Shadowrun, or love collaborative storytelling, come hang out with us!
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Lloyd Ritchey
I've been very fortunate to be able to collaboratively create podcasts for our community's little niche of the internet, but I'll not rest on my laurels. I constantly seek out ways to grow the podcast within the community, and expand the reach of the podcast to other gaming communities. Before the podcast, I had already done this with the website itself for over a decade. This thing we build together, our conversation and family within the larger gaming culture, is my passion. Ultimately, everything I do, all the support I receive, somehow finds its way back into feeding this passion, growing this community, and making everything we do better.

I started by creating a PBP site for Palladium Books' games (Explorers Unlimited), and some years ago added a PBP site for Pinnacle Entertainment Group's games (Savage Rifts), and recently started a PBP site for the Shadowrun franchise (Shadows Unlimited). I'm looking forward to adding value through this podcast to these communities, and supporting those communities in any way I can.

Game on!

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People are rarely so mercenary IRL as to ask "what's in it for me?" But it's a perfectly reasonable question to ask what the benefits are for being a supporter. I also LOATHE those pages which cloak the commercial nature of the arrangement with platitudes & sophistries.

There are three things I think you'll find value in pledging your support for:
  1. You'll enjoy the long-term investment into the maintenance and improvement of the community websites
  2. You'll enjoy the player privileges of being a supporter on the community websites
  3. Priority access to our Roll20 games & custom characters

The first two things require no further explanation, but what are these player privileges?
  1. Patron Items: gear your characters can select from which are uniquely available to supporters
  2. Milestone Rewards: these are benefits available to all patrons once a milestone (goal) is reached.
  3. Access to our Discord Server(s)
  4. Recognition of your support via special ranks on the sites
  5. Other benefits unique to each site

All supporter benefits are detailed in this forum post.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact me in whatever way is best for you:
  • Augur#7429 on Discord
  • lloyd.ritchey at gmail for e-mail

And finally, thank you for your support! Not only does your support help the community, and maintain the websites, but it also helps to keep a roof over the head of my family, and for that I'm ever grateful and thankful.
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  • Host: Lloyd (Augur)
  • Guest: Ellie (Maeve)
  • Guest: Jeff/SalmonMax
  • Guest: Matt
  • Guest: Casca (Cristian/Pall)
Topics: 
  • Review of EUCON experiences & lessons learned
  • What's Coming in 2022
  • The Expanse RPG Roll20 campaign
  • Setting Questions & Overview
  • Cast of Characters Overview
  • Question Time!
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The 70 supporter milestone reward was that I would run a 5th and final Roll20 campaign. As everyo...

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Radio Free Merctown #69: The Nice Episode

Run-time: 54 minutes
Crew:
  • Lloyd (Aka: Augur on Explorers Unlimited)
  • Guest: Ellie (Aka Maeve)
Topics:
  • Plug & Overview of EUCON
  • 70-Supporter Milestone achievement
  • Discussion Topic: What the Community needs!
  • Discussion Topic: Interludes/downtime on Roll20 & in Play By Post
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70-supporter Milestone unlocked!
REWARD: I'll open up an additional Roll20 campaign slot.

THANK YOU!

Ryan Lee
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Crew:
  • Lloyd (Aka Augur)
  • Casca (Aka Sir Cristian)
  • Ellie (Aka Maeve)
Topics:
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