Say it ain’t so Dodger.
LOL I don’t know who that is but they obviously don’t know wtf they’re talking about.
I started Swords & Stitches when we were still The Game Station. I wanted Maker resources so I filled out a form saying “I appear in TGS content all the time and have never asked to be paid so I would love to have some help in making my DIY show” and they thought that was a perfectly fair trade. THUS SWORDS & STITCHES WAS BORN.
Unfortunately my only set option at the time was my coffee table at the old house, forcing my guests to sit on the floor. It wasn’t a very good option, even though it looked fine. I hated that the people who helped me always had to adjust and find a comfortable way to sit.
Because of this, when I had to take a break because of some meltdown-style personal issues I suggested that we write up a new request form asking that the remaining resources (which were a LOT. I barely used the money they gave me) be used to create a legitimate set for the show so that cameras, lights, etc wouldn’t have to be toted to my home every time AND so that my guests could be comfortable and have as much fun as possible.
At that point, Maker was going through a LOT of changes and the request form was on hold. It has continued to be on hold and thus I’ve discussed with many people how to continue S&S on my own without sacrificing clarity.
Swords & Stitches was never a show I was paid to do, nor has it ever been discussed as a “branded” show or a show companies could pay to be featured on. That has never been my intent and will never happen.
I’m not sure who the “Polaris Anon” is but their facts are either entirely misguided or they’re making things up to appear as though they’re involved with us.