Gamely Giving: Ethan’s Mini Marathon


Originally posted on Later Levels:
Earlier this year, myself and the rest of the Gamely Giving team participated in a 72-hour stream with the aim of raising as much awareness and money as possible for the amazing SpecialEffect. This was the longest gaming marathon we’ve ever completed together and it was certainly an eye-opener. Not…

Ethan’s Mini Marathon: an explosively good time


Once again, a huge thank you to everyone who supported us throughout our 72-hour stream for GameBlast17 at the end of April. This was the longest marathon we’ve ever completed and not everything went according to plan, but it was worth all the hard work: we’ve learnt some valuable lessons for next time and managed … Continue reading Ethan’s Mini Marathon: an explosively good time

GameBlast17: lessons learnt


Originally posted on Later Levels:
That’s it: the GameBlast17 event is now over. During the weekend just passed, myself and the rest of the Gamely Giving team participated in a 72-hour gaming marathon with the aim of raising as much awareness and money as possible for the amazing charity that is SpecialEffect. A huge thank…

GameBlast17: it’s here!


The time has come: our 72-hour stream in honour of SpecialEffect is finally here, and you can catch the action live on our Twitch channel right up until 16:00 GMT on Monday, 01 May 2017. Everything we’re doing this weekend is for the charity and all money raised will go directly to the organisation to … Continue reading GameBlast17: it’s here!

The final countdown


There’s not long to go now: tomorrow sees the start of our marathon stream in honour of SpecialEffect. We’ll be live on our Twitch channel from 16:00 GMT on Friday for 72-hours to raise as much funds and awareness as possible for this amazing charity, helping people with physical disabilities across the country to play … Continue reading The final countdown

Marathon preparations: when gaming gets real


Participating in a streaming event for charity – be it for 24-hours or longer – is no small feat and isn’t something to be entered into on a whim or without preparation. The experience we’ve picked up through previous GameBlasts has taught us that you need to be a part of a team whom you … Continue reading Marathon preparations: when gaming gets real