RPGBOT.net displays paid ads. These ads are served through Ezoic, and while I have control over where they appear on the page and their dimensions, I have very limited control over the exact content of the ads. Like other online ads, these ads may be targeted based on personal information about you which is tracked by various companies using cookies (more about this is explained in the RPGBOT.net Privacy Policy).

I’ve put quite a bit of time into how the ads are displayed on the site. Ideally, none of them should cause the page to shift, misalign, scroll, or otherwise be reformatted or disrupted by the placement of the ads. However, this is an ongoing effort and I am making frequent, rapid improvements in order to provide the best experience possible.

If you encounter any issues with these ads (they break the page, they display in a weird place, they show something offensive, etc.) please email me so that I can investigate.

Why do you display ads?

Short version: To fund the time I put into this site.

While the actual costs of maintaining this site are small (my hosting and domain casts are all small annual costs), I don’t have a ton of free time between my day job and everyday responsibilities. Placing ads helps me invest more time in the site, and it helps me purchase the small mountain of sourcebooks it takes to keep pace with any single RPG so that I can provide the best content possible while keeping apace with the latest source material from multiple RPGs.

I don’t like seeing ads

If you don’t like seeing ads on the site, I totally understand, and I encourage you to install an ad blocker. I use Ad Blocker Plus, and I find it to be both effective at blocking ads and convenient for unblocking ads on sites that display ads in ways that don’t bother me (like this one).

If you still want to support the site, consider joining our Patreon.

Does this mean that you’re going to post “listicles” and clickbait?

Literally never.

Ezoic monetizes ads partially based on how long users are on a page displaying an ad. It’s actually more effective for me to post long-form articles with dense, high-quality content that you want to read start to finish.

Also: listicles suck.

Why ads instead of or in addition to crowdfunding (Patreon, etc.)?

I want the content we create to cost nothing but the time it takes to read.

That said, we do have a Patreon. Currently I reward patrons by posting links to work-in-progress articles, and at higher tiers you’ll get things like access to the private RPGBOT discord channel.

If that interests you, support us on Patreon. You can also support us by telling your friends about our work.