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Good games make us better and change the world. We’re the people making and playing those games. We need a Secret HQ.
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Jane McGonigal

593 backers pledged $64,965 to help bring this project to life.

The forces for gamefulness are gathering...

... and the awesome is hard to keep to ourselves! So here are some good news updates for all of you brilliant Gameful founding members...

* THE SECRET SPREADS
The International Game Developers Association featured Gameful in its September newsletter, our first official press coverage! Read all about it: http://www.igda.org/newsletter/...

* FAIRIES REALLY DO EXIST
We have, incredibly, 16 Gameful fairies already. That means we now have enough year-one funding for more than one new challenge or gameful award every single month! Hope you're ready to do something awesome and have the fairies sprinkle you with awesome rewards...

* THE SECRET BACKDOOR IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION
Natron Baxter Applied Gaming is hard at work designing a secret backdoor for everyone who has kickstarted us at the $24 or higher level. Get ready to sneak onto the alpha site at 10:10:10 on 10/10/10....

* GLOBAL DOMINATION
When we made up the word Gameful, there were 0 Google results. Since launching this Kickstarter project, that number is now over 27,000! Oxford English Dictionary, here we come...

* 130 BACKERS TO GO...
Your secret mission unlocks at 500 founding members. We're at 370... if we can add 10 a day, we'll make our goal, and your puzzle piece/membership card will have an extra secret clue that only the lot of us will be able to make collective heads or tails of...

Please Tweet, Facebook status update, and email your friends and colleagues about Gameful! Just 12 days to go...

Your allies,
Jane, Kiyash, Matthew, Nathan

Comments

    1. Creator Tim Letscher on September 21, 2010

      An update on that "gameful" Google search - over 7.5 million results!

    2. Creator Andrew Wooldridge on September 18, 2010

      Perhaps you might collaborate with the new IGN indie Open House project http://gamersyndrome.com/2010/video-games/ign-help-indie-game-developers/

    3. Creator Jordy Mont-Reynaud on September 16, 2010

      Hey Jane, this is awesome. Can't wait for the official launch!