Thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you. That’s one from each of us, but it will never be enough to express how truly grateful we are. Thanks to you astoundingly generous people, we have received over $11,000 in donations — enough to buy new, awesome podcasting equipment, pay for hosting fees, and help us on our way to putting out the highest quality content we can in our post-1UP lives.
Whether you had the means and/or inclination to donate, or wrote us a comment/e-mail/Facebook/Twitter/1UP/GAF/etc. message of support, or simply took a second to check out the site or podcast, we’re in your debt. I can’t imagine this happening in any other industry, and — for me, at least — confirms that I’m absolutely doing the right thing with my life. I’ll keep talking and writing about games until someone forcibly shuts me up.
We never meant to be withholding about the donations, for those who felt that way. We were just trying to figure out the legal and tax implications of such a thing (if anyone knows, please pass on your knowledge to us!), since we’re not really business types. And as Anthony wrote earlier, as soon as our podcasting setup is finalized, we’ll post pictures of what we ended up with.
So again: thank you. I would say “we couldn’t have done it without you,” but there truly is no “without you.” And that’s why we do this.