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absolute 02-21-2012 05:55 AM

IGL is Fundraising!
 
Hey All,

As some of you know, for the last 18 months I have been working with a group of individuals to revolutionize eSports. IGL is in the process of raising funds through personal investments, government grants, angel investors and group fundraising.

We're now accepting donations and looking to get the word out. If you could like our link on Facebook and share, it would be greatly appreciated.

We have a long way to go!

Share on facebook, or donate: www.gofundme.com/PlayIGL
Like our facebook & share our link: www.facebook.com/PlayIGL

Additionally,
Follow us on twitter: www.twitter.com/PlayIGL

Please pass on to your friends, family, steam friends, IRC, forums ect - and ask them to pass onto theirs and so forth. We're looking for help to get deep reach.

Thank you to all for your help.

oaties 02-21-2012 08:58 PM

Ill consider donating when FF gets players.

FDA_Approved 02-21-2012 11:40 PM

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Originally Posted by oaties (Post 491463)
Ill consider donating when FF gets players.

Flawless logic Oaties. Sure got him.

oaties 02-21-2012 11:44 PM

Well, the thing is, I would have no problem donating to IGL, and I probably will eventually.

But its a league site. I have heard nothing about a potential Fortress Forever or Team Fortress Classic league, and guess what? Those are the only games I care about. Why would I want to donate money to a league if it doesn't even host the games that I want to play. I don't care for CS:GO or TF2 or the other trash coming out.

KubeDawg 02-22-2012 01:12 AM

If they had an FF league, I'd consider donating as well, but we need a lot more players for that to happen.

CaptainAhab 02-22-2012 01:35 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by KubeDawg (Post 491476)
If they had an FF league, I'd consider donating as well, but we need a lot more players for that to happen.

I'm putting together a serious post for ESR (the Quake community), GameSpot, and I'm also looking into streaming the pickup games that I spectate to get some awareness for the game. Great things have small beginnings; hopefully a combination of these things will help put FF on the map.

raum 02-22-2012 05:33 PM

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Originally Posted by CaptainAhab (Post 491477)
... streaming the pickup games that I spectate...

awesome idea!

CaptainAhab 02-22-2012 06:27 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by raum (Post 491488)
awesome idea!

Hopefully my mediocre laptop will be able to effectively stream; if it can't, hopefully someone here can.

NeonLight 02-22-2012 06:31 PM

What are your specs + net speed? I could help you out with that

CaptainAhab 02-22-2012 06:37 PM

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Originally Posted by NeoNL (Post 491491)
What are your specs + net speed? I could help you out with that

2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo

Nvidia 8600M GT

4GB RAM

I get roughly 550kb/s most of the time. It fluctuates from 500 to 600.

NeonLight 02-22-2012 06:47 PM

The processor is really what's holding you back. You might be able to stream if its like 800x600 but its a very slim chance

Atreuce 02-22-2012 07:01 PM

I can help with streaming or whatever is needed. Alex just hit me on steam if you need me.

I'm on a i7-2600k sandy bridge 16gb ram, and a 30/4 net connection.

CaptainAhab 02-22-2012 07:07 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by NeoNL (Post 491494)
The processor is really what's holding you back. You might be able to stream if its like 800x600 but its a very slim chance

Damn. I don't think I'll even attempt it then; my computer barely functions now as it is. :| Here's hoping for a replacement within a year... :thumbsup:

I think the man above me is better off doing this sort of thing.

Regardless, I will definitely be making enticing advertisement posts on ESR and GameSpot, the two sites I frequent.

NeonLight 02-22-2012 07:10 PM

I'm waiting on 2 parts for my new PC and I'll be definitely ready to stream FF. www.twitch.tv/voss423 is all set and ready to go

CaptainAhab 02-22-2012 07:18 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by NeoNL (Post 491500)
I'm waiting on 2 parts for my new PC and I'll be definitely ready to stream FF. www.twitch.tv/voss423 is all set and ready to go

Awesome! :) Can't wait! Will definitely be tuning in if/when it becomes available.

absolute 02-28-2012 05:57 PM

Glad I sparked some discussion.

We actually managed to land an investor, and the Group Funding is no longer needed!

Thanks all :)

CaptainAhab 02-28-2012 11:16 PM

Awesome! Glad to hear everything worked out. Good luck.

eomoyaff 03-06-2012 06:52 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by absolute (Post 491718)
Glad I sparked some discussion.

We actually managed to land an investor, and the Group Funding is no longer needed!

Thanks all :)

Translation: Fuck this mod.

absolute 03-08-2012 10:39 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by eomoyaff (Post 491905)
Translation: Fuck this mod.

Not at all.

In fact... nothing in this thread really has anything to do with this mod...

reaper18 03-09-2012 04:54 AM

So wait, your the "Vp of marketing" and your advertising IGL to us. hmm


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