Hope everyone had a great Halloween. We’ve got a little to cover today, so I’ll get right to it. This might sound at first like more sad news but stick with me (but if you would like the cliffnotes end result, tl;dr at the end).
Firstly, as has been said before, we’re operating as best we can with a lead developer whose time and choice of what to spend it on are both extremely limited. Crimson is and has been only a degree or two from homelessness for a long time. However, the fact that my health situation has gotten as troublesome as it has might have a silver lining.
One department of the government already considers me disabled due to my chronic pain. Recently I have begun the process of seeking Universal Credit, what used to be called Disability Allowance, in order to keep my head above water since I can by no means work as much as I used to. My doctor’s more than confident I qualify for it. Now, once that happens, I’ll no longer be reliant on your support through Patreon to keep the lights on, so my plan is to begin handing that over each month to Crimson instead.(more…)