My Patreon wasn't started to provide the Coverage Bot service — that was just an extra perk. The primary motive was to create interesting video content, and secondarily, of course, to help wean off from contract work.
People aren't patrons because of this video content... people are patrons because of this service I am providing!
This service is bringing money in. This service is providing value! This can genuinely help people across the entire games industry!
It wasn't something I could just ignore. After juggling contracts and indie life for so long, this seemed like a path to freedom, and a path with a purpose in helping others.
It was time to redirect my focus. It was time to take this project seriously!