Charity Project Completed: 18 Penguins Adopted ✓
2 weeks ago, we started a campaign for raising awareness of how easy it can be for game devs to build a linux version of their game.
We promised to donate 100% of the revenue we make through the linux version of our game in Oct to charity.
Here are the results:
we've made $757.40 in revenue, 100% of that has been donated
18 penguins have been adopted from the linux sale revenue, you can see their digital counterparts happily walking around in the main menu of our game:
As we obviously need names for the adopted penguins we had announced that the penguins are going to be named after the top 18 players within our special penguin-ranklist.
The winners are:
Yes, there should now be a penguin named "PonyPunch" walking around somewhere:
Most of our collegues won't be happy to hear that we had to throw them out of the ranklist before picking the winners.
To avoid those "but I really want my own penguin" discussions and to save more penguins we've rounded the donation amount to $1,000.
For transparency reasons, here's the donation process to SANCCOB:
The 18 winners are going to receive certificates of their penguins via mail, we will contact them via steam / twitter / whatever we find from them :)
The certificates will look like this one we had booked before this charity program:
Thanks a lot to everybody who has participated in this charity program, either through buying the linux version of our game, telling their linux friends about this or retweeting our penguin tweets :)
In case you want to help penguins and other seabirds, you can find a lot of information how you can help on the website of SANCCOB: