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“All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.” ― Gandalf the Grey
You can donate to the Alakajam! non-profit by following the link above. All financial help is welcome! It will help us cover the costs of the servers, plus the occasional little gifts we award during events like stickers and magnets. Also maybe, someday, we can host a jam a yacht.
To keep things transparent you can keep track of the donations and expenses below. Big thanks to you for supporting the community!
Goal: Fund a server upgrade for 1 year = 200€
|August 2021||DigitalOcean hosting||6.14€|
|July 2021||DigitalOcean hosting||6.14€|
|June 2021||DigitalOcean hosting||6.14€|
|May 2021||DigitalOcean hosting||6.14€|
|November 2020||OVH Hosting (3 months)||14.36 €|
|September 2020||Donations||15.00 €|
|August 2020||Donations||15.00 €|
|August 2020||OVH Hosting (3 months)||14.36 €|
|June 2020||Donations||20.00 €|
|June 2020||Domain name renewal (3 years)||46.80 €|
|June 2020||OVH Hosting (3 months)||14.36 €|
|March 2020||OVH Hosting (3 months)||14.36 €|
|February 2020||Donations||49.36 €|
|December 2019||OVH Hosting (3 months)||14.36 €|
|September 2019||OVH Hosting (3 months)||14.36 €|
|August 2019||Donations||10.00 €|
|July 2019||Donations||10.00 €|
|June 2019||Domain name renewal (1 year)||15.60 €|
|June 2019||OVH Hosting (3 months)||14.36 €|
|May 2019||Donations||45.00 €|
|April 2019||T-Shirts for team meetup||81.36 €|
|April 2019||Donation for team meetup||81.36 €|
|April 2019||Goodies for gifts||26.00 €|
|March 2019||OVH Hosting (3 months)||14.36 €|
|March 2019||Donations||98,47 €|
|December 2018||OVH Hosting (3 months)||14.36 €|
|September 2018||OVH Hosting (3 months)||14.36 €|
All hail Wingardium LevioJam!, the new incarnation of Alakajam!
After launching this website back in July 2017, we quickly realized its name wasn't completely effective, as a lot of people didn't get the pun between "game jam" and the "Alakazam!" magic word (which it definitely is). Because of that, we have finally grown tired of the Alakajam! name and decided to retire it.
After long debates and dozens of rejected names, including "Code Prog-jammers", "World Jam-pionship", and "OSWALD" ("OSWALD Surely Wasn't Another Ludum Dare"), we unanimously praised the discovery of the awesome pun: Wingardium LevioJam!
Sure, we feared for a moment that the name was a bit long and forced, but then we remembered this great quote:
"Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself" - Albus Dumbledore
Inspired by these great words, we have eventually decided to stick with the name and launched this new version of the site. We hope you'll like it!
Alakajam! is a young community gathering game development enthusiasts from all backgrounds. We host a series of informal events, that give you a chance to both make games and get people to play them:
Sounds exciting? Come join us! You can start by making an account in a few clicks, then check the home page or the Events to learn the date of the next jam. Feel free to introduce yourself with a blog post!
This site just launched, so you will most probably encounter bugs. Please report them there:
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