Saturday, 23 September 2017

Enter in Meet The Gamers Supreme Global Contest

Meet the Gamers have announced their next Supreme Global Contest in partnership with Tesoro, WASDPCs and Esport Clothing.


Meet The Gamers Supreme Contest runs from 22 September to 1 October 2017: https://meetthegamers.com


Meet The Gamers Supreme Contest prizes:

  • 1st prize: Super Gaming PC ( over 1000$ ) from WASDPCs + Zone Balance gaming chair ( 250$ ) from Tesoro
  • 2nd prize: GRAM Spectrum keyboard ( 150$ ) from Tesoro
  • 3rd prize: Sagitta mouse ( 35$ ) from Tesoro
  • *BONUS: The winners will receive a personalized Jersey T-Shirt with Meet The Gamers logo from Esportclothing




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Friday, 22 September 2017

Captain Disaster in: The Dark Side of the Moon - Trailer

Since I've been playing around with a video editor I thought it was about time I put together a reasonably proper trailer for one of my old games - so I did!  Here it is:


The game itself can be downloaded from GameJolt..

This game's only recently achieved an overall rating on its AGS page too:

Visual:
76%
Immersion:
76%
Puzzles & Pacing:
88%
Overall Enjoyment:
80%



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Seven Prominent Gaming Charities Unite for One Gamer Fund Weekend Fundraiser

Boston, MA – Sept. 21, 2017 – One Gamer Fund, a newly unveiled initiative committed to supporting AbleGamers, Child’s Play, Games for Change, Global Game Jam, IGDA Foundation, Stack-Up and Take This, will unite gamers and game developers this weekend in the name of fun, contributing to seven of the most impactful gaming charities in the world.

One Gamer Fund will raise funds and share the proceeds amongst the supported organizations, benefiting a large community of gamers and game developers through the excellent work of these charities.

Gamers who want to support One Gamer Fund can:

  • Purchase a game or bundle published by Good Shepherd Entertainment on Steam this weekend. Fifty percent of Good Shepherd’s proceeds from the sale of these titles will go to One Gamer Fund.
  • Tune into Twitch, where streamers raising money for One Gamer Fund will be featured on the front page all weekend long
·         Stream on Twitch and use Tiltify to collect donations and get your stream promoted on One Gamer Fund’s social media channels
  • Dress to the nines in a One Gamer Fund shirt, available for purchase for $12.00 at The Yetee
  • Give directly via OneGamerFund.org or send donations via PayPal to onegamerfund@igdafoundation.org.
  • Become a corporate sponsor by emailing Seven Siegel

"Gamers are among the most generous humans on earth, raising millions of dollars a year for charity," said Russ Pitts, co-founder and president of Take This. "One Gamer Fund is a logical and long-overdue next step in harnessing the bottomless heart of the gamer community. Seven charities combined into a Voltron of altruism. And we're honored to be a part." 

“Millions of gamers have already contributed to the individual charities One Gamer Fund supports because each of their causes are so meaningful,” says Seven Siegel, co-founder, One Gamer Fund. “With One Gamer Fund, it’s never been easier to help some of the most distinguished gaming charities all at once.”

For more information, please visit the official website or follow One Gamer Fund on Twitter.

About One Gamer Fund

One Gamer Fund is partnership between AbleGamers, Child’s Play, Games for Change, Global Game Jam, IGDA Foundation, Stack-Up and Take This dedicated to uplifting the gaming and game development community. By supporting organizations focused on helping gamers and game developers make the most of everything games can be, One Gamer Fund will enrich society and support the diverse range of people who make and play games.



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MAG Interactive Joins Charity Fundraiser ‘One Special Day’

Stockholm, Sweden -- September 21, 2017 -- Swedish developer MAG Interactive today announced participating in an upcoming charity event One Special Day, organised by British charity SpecialEffect to help disabled gamers. Alongside 30 other mobile game developers, MAG Interactive will donate all their UK revenue generated for their word puzzle game WordBrain on September 29th.


“We at MAG are proud to be a part of this very special cause making the gaming world into a more inclusive place for everyone”, said Daniel Hasselberg, CEO of MAG Interactive. “We admire the work SpecialEffect does in changing people’s lives and we hope that by donating WordBrain revenue as well as cross-promoting One Special Day message across our most played games we’ll help them reach this year’s goal.”

During One Special Day mobile game developers unite in order to help disabled people play video games. The donations will be used to create custom control setups that facilitate movements for gamers with various disabilities. This year more than 30 mobile game developers are joining forces to raise £100,000 from the revenue generated on September 29th in the United Kingdom.
About MAG Interactive
MAG Interactive is a mobile gaming company built on creativity and passion. With offices located in Stockholm and Brighton, the team is working hard towards one goal: to create high quality games that make players want to come back for more. The company reached 100M downloads across its portfolio in 2016 and has just surpassed 70M downloads with its flagship franchise, Ruzzle. MAG was also included in the Inc. 5000 List of the fastest growing companies in Europe for 2017. MAG Interactive’s most successful titles include Ruzzle, Ruzzle Adventure and Wordbrain, all of which have reached #1 spots on the App Store and Google Play. For more information visit http://maginteractive.com
About SpecialEffect
SpecialEffect is a UK based charity which uses video games and technology to enhance the quality of life of people with disabilities. From controller modifications to eye-control, all customised gaming setups are designed to suit the very specific individual needs of every person regardless of his or her disability. For more information visit: http://www.specialeffect.org.uk

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Announcing DreamHack Jam! All entries will be shown at DreamHack

DreamHack and Game Jolt are teaming up to bring you DreamHack Jam where all entries will be showcased to thousands of people at the Game Jolt booth during DreamHack Denver, October 20-22nd
Create a game in 72 hours based on the surprise theme September 29th - October 1st.
Tweet #dreamhackjam what you think the theme will be!
There will be 5 winning games, learn more
DreamHack is the world’s largest digital festival, bringing esports tournaments, BYOC LAN parties, cosplay competitions, music acts, technology exhibitions and panel discussions!
Voting will be done by the community and Game Jolt judges during the week following the end of the jam, until October 8th.
View Jam
Read the official jam rules
Have questions? See the FAQ

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