Cathy and bearzly developed and maintained Shoddy Battle from 2006–2010 for free. They released the software as open source for the benefit of the community.

The Shoddy Battle project did not solicit donations. However, a few people graciously made unsolicited donations over the years. We thank the following people for financially supporting our efforts:

Person Donation Date
Adam Nelson (Earthworm) US$5 November 2, 2007
Nicholas Reynolds US$50 November 11, 2007
Ross Blackburn US$100 September 11, 2009
Rory Neithinger US$20 September 16, 2009
William Young (mingot) US$50 December 17, 2009

If you enjoyed using Shoddy Battle or have questions or comments, please feel free to email Cathy and bearzly at and let them know. They appreciate hearing from you. After Pokémon, Cathy went on to litigate and win a landmark judgment for transgender equality rights. You can read about that at