Following on the heels of the highly successful campaign for the GoCache Card Game, this week we have our second consecutive blog post on a Geocaching related Kickstarter campaign; Pimp Your Cache! – New Geocaching Album by The Travel bugs, which has went live the day before this blog post, Wednesday, October 15th, 2014, and has been chosen as a staff pick by Kickstarter.com. The Travel Bugs released their first album of Geocaching related songs, “Found it”, in 2010, and are hoping to finance their second album, obviously titled “Pimp Your Cache!”, with this Kickstarter campaign. We were able to get Steve Weeks, the man behind the band, to answer some questions for us about himself, the “group”, and the campaign.
Above is the Kickstarter video for the GoCache geocaching card game, by Tortoise and Hare Creations. The Kickstarter campaign for this geocaching themed card game was just launched today, Thursday, October 9th, 2014, at 4:00 Eastern Time; just a couple hours before this blog post. You can see they are already well on their way to their $1,500 funding goal to make this game a reality. Before the campaign kicked off, Tortoise and Hair Creations (hereafter known and THC), were nice enough to answer some questions about the game and the campaign for this blog via email.
10/14/14 UPDATE: Geocachers have been showing the GoCache Kickstarter campaign some serious love! Their initial goal of raising $1,500 was reached in an amazing 6 hours. Note the “stretch goals” they have set, about about 1/3 down their Kickstater project page. Over $2,000 has now been raised, and the first stretch goal (a custom icon for the trackable on Geocaching.com card) has been attained. There are still 25 days for you to get in on this very popular Kickstarter project.
Hikerjamz After-Cache is an internet radio show on Spreaker.com. We discuss geocaching stories that you, the listener, send in about your favorite geocaching adventure of the week. Listen in to find out how you can contact us with your favorite stories and finds with your Host: James (Hikerjamz) From Ohio, USA. Here is the link to send a voice message: https://www.speakpipe.com/hikerjamz. sponsored by cacheface.social http://www.cacheface.social.
Show note: Adam Blevins “slackr_” YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQifOHybDS8
We never made an official announcement, but since mid-July, all the posts to this blog, save one, have been about or related to our August 2014 Diversified Cacher Contest! Not including the guest content of HikerJamz and The Geocaching Doc, of course. Fear not, we are getting back to regular blogging this week, with an interview with the creators of a Kickstarter campaign for a Geocaching related product, with the post probably coinciding with the day of the campaign’s launch. After that, we will be bringing you an interview with an official from a National Wildlife Service Refuge who has worked with OpenCaching North America to allow virtual caching on that refuge.
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Hikerjamz After-Cache is an internet radio show on Spreaker.com. We discuss geocaching stories that you, the listener, send in about your favorite geocaching adventure of the week. Listen in to find out how you can contact us with your favorite stories and finds with your Host: James (Hikerjamz) From Ohio, USA. Here is the link to send a voice message: https://www.speakpipe.com/hikerjamz. sponsored by cacheface.social http://www.cacheface.social
OCNA Admin Mr.Yuck received the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge from guest blogger HikerJamz about 9:00 PM on Saturday night, September 20th, and did the challenge within 24 hours outside the event cache Happy Trails, BarbershopDru in Tonawanda, New York. He declined (i.e. forgot) to challenge anyone else.
OCNA Admin DudleyGrunt’s Father Ben was diagnosed with ALS in late October, 2013. Please visit DG’s fundraising page at tinyurl.com/bens-buddies to see DG doing the Ice Bucket Challenge, and please consider donating.