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TJSMCftC: ETHERMEET 2021 UPDATE!

Hello all! Happy 2022! I just wanted to put out another update for The Jerry Stefek Memorial Crawl for the Cure: Ethermeet 2021! The memorial tokens are in and our crew fought the Chicago cold to get together and package up the physical thank yous for your incredible support for the Crawl! All the memorial tokens and physical rewards coming out of Crawl HQ have been packaged up and I’ll get these sent out this week as soon as I can get a block of time to get the postage figured and get them to the Post Office!


I also wanted to share with you this thank you letter from the American Cancer Society and Maryland’s Hope Lodge! The PayPal collected earnings were collectively approved by the donors and sponsors for this opportunity, allowing us to have our donation matched by the Schulze Family Foundation up to $2 million dollars to help folks in need. Our donation helps cancer victims, loved ones and caregivers better cope with their struggle during their care with free lodging and programs at the Hope Lodge! Thank you all for your gift to those who will benefit from this aid!


Happy New Year to all, thank you for your generosity and we’ll see you at the next Crawl – Gamehole Con 9, 2022!

DONATIONS HAVE BEEN COMPLETED – THANK YOU!

Hello Crawlers! I am sorry about the late response from after the Crawl – a flurry of evil from a certain logging module up-ended the tech world a bit and I’m still in recovery! Thanks to you all for your patience!

We have tallied all between Tiltify and PayPal donations, as we have posted earlier, we received an astounding $3,160.23! One good thing came out of the delay, we were given an opportunity to double our impact by donating to a facility called the Hope Lodge in Baltimore, Maryland. (https://cancer.org/Baltimore) The facility provides programs and support to cancer patients and caregivers in the Baltimore area. The Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation is pledging to match $2 million in donations to expand and renovate the facility and these support programs!

We took a vote of our donors and sponsors on whether to support ACS directly for research and support, or to use the money to match the project, and the overwhelming decision was to use the money for the Hope Lodge project; we have allocated these funds to the cause in Jerry Stefek’s memory! To give the maximum impact, the TJSMCftC crew has donated the PayPal fees and ACS donation fees to make the full impact of your awesome donations! We definitely wanted to generate the maximum Good from your generosity and we’re happy to make that happen!

Thanks so much for your support – as a reminder, that brings our total donations up to $3,160.23 for total donations, and a maximum potential total impact of $4,446.46 if we hit the full match level from the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation! THAT IS AWESOME!

We had an incredibly successful year because of the staggering support of our donors and sponsors! We cannot say how much it means to us to help you all make a difference to so many through the hobby we love! THANK YOU FOR YOUR AWESOMENESS! Happy Holidays and Happy New Year – Cheers to 2022 and the Good we can do in the New Year! Take care and stay healthy, all!

ADVENTURERS HAVE CONTRIBUTED LOOT BEFORE THE EVENT! tHE TREASURE ROOM IS FILLING!

Hello all! The donation links are open and our fine contributors have already answered the call! The Treasure Room has already filled with 7 contributors giving 5 Monster Donations (greater than $25) for a total hoard of $263 for the ACS! We haven’t even gotten to the first official day and we’re almost to $300! Thank you all!

Second, we have approvals for the completed memorial token! We’ll clean it up a bit, but this will be the token by Artificer Hazel with awesome artwork by Doug Kovacs and the logos of all our sponsors, Ioun Stone-style! Jerry would be well energized! Thank you to all our sponsors for allowing us to use their logos for a great commemorative for the occasion! We will mail this 2021 memorial token and the 2019 and 2020 tokens (while supplies last!) to you as a thank you for your $3 minimum pledge!

Please join us at our Twitch stream tomorrow at DCC Mayhem, December 11th, 2021 from 8 AM to Midnight to join our 4 charity live plays and contribute your dollars to help the American Cancer Society and their good works in Jerry’s memory! Check the Game and Donor Raffle schedule to be sure you are watching the entertaining play and in the running for your favorite raffle prizes – they are abundant and awesome! Use your donations to inject elements in the game for judge or player to spice up the action – we’re here for your pleasure!

Thank you for your support of The Jerry Stefek Memorial Crawl for the Cure: Ethermeet 2021!

Website: https://crawlforthecure.net/wpcftc/?page_id=844
Donation Page: https://crawlforthecure.net/wpcftc/?page_id=1059

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EARLY DONATION LINKS GO LIVE AT MIDNIGHT – AND MORE!

Hello all! You have asked, and we have heard! We’ve made our Artifact Check and have Tiltify set up as well as our PayPal donate button if you would prefer to use that method of donation. We’re going to open these links tonight (near) Midnight so folks can donate at their leisure tomorrow if they cannot make the stream on Saturday! Find all the details on the donor page that can be navigated from the Ethermeet page. We will post a quick update when the links are live!

Additionally, we wanted to share that while you can fully enjoy the DCC Mayhem Twitch channel, DCC Mayhem will also be streamed through Tiltify proper on the The Jerry Stefek Memorial Crawl for the Cure: Ethermeet 2021 Campaign page. There you can watch our Tiltify donation totals, see the donations roll in live, and we’d appreciate it if you’d use the Twitter and Facebook links to help us spread the word! Otherwise, you can also just use the our Tiltify Donation Link to send your donation to the cause! We’ll have the Tiltify extension installed on DCC Mayhem, so you should be able to track progress there as well. We’ll update the Tiltify page description with the highest donor information between Tiltify and PayPal to keep everybody informed for the Troll Lord Games physical Players Handbook rewards!

We have also completed a memorial token design by our inhouse Artificer, Hazel! We are using company logos and have to get permission to do so, so we can only give you the less exciting front sneak peek which has been approved, but let’s say the back as a “Ioun feel” to it, and I’m personally excited to share it with you!

That’s about it for now! We’ll enable donation links on Thursday, Midnight, CST! We’re excited to bring this awesome event to you and looking forward to seeing all the good it will bring! Let’s do some Good, everybody! Visit https://crawlforthecure.net/wpcftc/?page_id=844 for all the latest updates!

AWESOME! MORE GENEROSITY ABOUNDS! THANK YOU TROLL LORD GAMES!

Hello all!  Just an update to sweeten the mead for our donors!  Thank you to all of our extremely generous sponsors for their incredible support! Please take a click tour for your holiday shopping and give your adventurers some gems to savor! Troll Lord Games has added another physical PHB to the second highest donor, and all donors will receive a Digital Swag Pack including Castles & Crusades and Amazing Adventures merchandise, and the Sanctum Secorum Podcast has opened their vault of secrets for a hardcover prize to covet! 

BEHOLD THE UPDATED TROVE:

  • To the highest donor: Troll Lord Games has offered the bounty of a Stephen Chenault signed Castles & Crusades 8th Printing Players Handbook!
  • To the second highest donor: Troll Lord Games will ship the Castles & Crusades 8th Printing Players Handbook!
  • Dandyline Games has bolstered the trove with 2 physical copies each of their adolescent misfit mayhem RPG, the Dare-Luck Club, and their new Mutant Crawl Classics release, In Search of the Un-K’Nown!
  • Stiff Whiskers Press has offered paired sets of 5 PDFs of their massive 900+ page Weird Frontiers RPG Rulebook and a set of their WF themed funky dice to lucky donors!
  • $25 Gift certificates from Frog God Games online store!
  • Sanctum Secorum has generously joined the fray donating with a hardcover DCC Annual to the raffles!
  • Studio 9 Games has generously contributed a hoard of Villagers and Villains and the expansion, City Builder, to lucky donors!
  • Awesome “Gaming Wizards” figures of Gary G and Dave A from MudPuppy Games! 
  • PDFs from Goodman Games, Troll Lord Games, Purple Sorcerer Games, Gamehole Publishing, 2 Old Guys Games, Thick Skull Adventures, Shield of Faith Studios, and MudPuppy Games!
  • Every donation of $3 or above will receive not only the memorial token for The Jerry Stefek Memorial Crawl for the Cure: Ethermeet 2021 (TBD – the artificers are engaged!), but also the tokens from the 2020 and 2019 Crawls for the Cure (while supplies last), sent straight to your door! Invoke your Doug Kovacs and build your Luck token stash!
  • ALL donations will receive a Digital Swag Pack from Troll Lord Games including the 7th Printing Players Handbook, Monsters and Treasures 3rd Printing, the Amazing Adventures 5th Ed quickstart rules, character sheets and adventures for both!
  • ALL donations will receive a code for a free PDF for Perils of the Sunken city from Purple Sorcerer Games!

One note on the Villagers and Villains with the City Builders expansion (MSRP around $40):  These will be out of pocket shipping, so I have to put some limitations on the reward.  We’re going to award these hourly to the highest donor minimum $15 (to minimally cover the shipping, in donations to the ACS).  We’re hoping this spurs some good-hearted competition for this very generous donation from Studio 9 Games! This is in addition to your raffle chance, and does not exclude you from that reward!

Additionally, for anything but the memorial tokens, we cannot afford international shipping, sorry. However, international donors are certainly eligible for the bountiful PDF rewards! Thank you for your understanding!  Let’s smite some disease, y’all! 

Please stay tuned to your favorite media and we will give you updates as they unfold!  Thank you for your support! We hope to see you all on December 11, 2021! 

Check out our website for more details and the latest updates: https://crawlforthecure.net

THE JERRY STEFEK MEMORIAL CRAWL FOR THE CURE: ETHERMEET 2021 AUDIO SPOT

Hello all! It’s been crazy and hectic – there has been an outpouring of support on all sides from sponors and aside from IRL crazy, we’ve and some new curves in the way donations will run this year via Tiltify, we have our work cut out for us!

I put out this audio spot to promote the Crawl – if anybody knows of anybody who’d like to promote our event and would like to run it on their podcast or stream, we’d be in your debt.

We look forward to the Mighty Deeds which will be displayed on December 11th! Excited and nervous, we delve into the depths! Thanks for you support and we hope to see you on Saturday, December 11th on DCC Mayhem!

Heroes will Rise

Sincerely,

Cory Welch

The Jerry Stefek Memorial Crawl for the Cure

SPONSOR E-MAILS OUT, GAMES SCHEDULE AND SEARCH FOR PLAYERS TO BE OUT SOON!

Hi all! I just wanted to get you an update – I sent out inquiries for sponsors for the event, and we have gotten tremendous response! Most are on the Sponsors page, but we have a few I don’t have official artwork or company statements from them, so I’ll just mention them here. Our current lineup of incredible sponors:

  • Goodman Games (DCC, MCC, XCC, Fifth Edition Fantasy)
  • Purple Sorcerer Games (DCC Adventures and incredible online gaming tools to enhance your gaming!)
  • Stiff Whiskers Press (Weird Frontiers RPG (formerly Dark Trails RPG))
  • 2 Old Guy Games (DCC and 5th Edition Adventures)
  • Frog God Games (Swords and Wizardry and 5th Edition Modules)
  • Dandyline Games (The Dare Luck Club RPG, DLC and MCC Adventures)
  • MudPuppy Games (MCC and Adventure gaming supplements (SCIENTIFIC BARBARIAN!) and figures)
  • Thick Skull Adventures (DCC, MCC and Weird Frontiers/Black Powder, Black Magic RPG Adventures)
  • and we’re hoping many more!!!

This has been an INCREDIBLE outpouring of support and I am proud to be a part of such a generous community! We have our sights set on AWESOME! Buckle up!

Thanks!

Cory

THE CRAWL MUST GO ON…

Hello all! I apologize for the dead air on the site – it has been a challenging 2021 for Judge Cory with increased work, family passings and family medical issues. Unfortunately, I could not arrange for my desired tournament at Gamehole Con this year, but we are looking to make it up at Gamehole Con IX in 2022!

However, with this massive support we received last year on our online streaming games, we would love to continue that tradition and bring in as much gamer support as possible for this awesome cause, the American Cancer Society! We’re planning more incredible systems and raffle prize support for your generous donations to this most worthy cause!

We will work to get these details in place for our stream in December! Please check the site and your favorite gaming media where you found this post for updates! We can’t wait to make a difference with our beloved hobby with your support! Quest on, adventurer!