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  1. Click here to donate! What do you MEAN this is my 10th year doing Extra Life!?!? Yep, it's true. Time has flown by! To start off the year I think it'd be nice to share some numbers... Total raised to date (Feb 2022): $15,438.45 Donations received: 286 Years I didn't make my goal: 1 Years I SMASHED my goal (a significant increase): 4 (can we make it 5!?!?) Each year I do what I can to at least meet my goal, and the new goal each year is the amount raised the year prior. This means that there's been a fairly steady upward trajectory over the years, especially with some of you folks being extremely generous especially over the last few. I'm seriously humbled by the support especially last year where the dynamic duo @spacepup and @Jeevan picked up the slack while I was going through some stuff. I can honestly never adequately express my gratitude to them, and to you all here at VGS. Last year together we raised an amazing $3707 for Sick Kids Hospital, making that the number to beat in 2022! Our resident angel in disguise, @Jeevan, has already started the donation train with a very generous... *looks at the page*... $25 every week or two... gosh. The generosity never ends with this guy, for real. In fact it's his constant donations that reminded me to make this post. He's trying to sneak them in late at night but joke's on him, I'm wide awake baybeeeeeeee! I'm going to of course be doing Game Day in November per the usual, but I'll also try and get some more streaming in every so often on weekends here and there when I can find the time. I've got a nice little setup in my bedroom for retro gaming, and I can take my laptop in there to get some time in without having to massacre my PC space. I'll update you all as I have more info!
  2. UPDATE: The live auction completed on 12/18. Thank you very much to all of those who participated! Winners: Lot #1: Zelda Bundle - winner: ninjistar, $52 Lot #2: Digital Switch Bundle - winner: Lastcat, $56 Lot #3, Physical Switch Bundle - winner: ninjistar, $81 Lot #4, N64 Classics Bundle - winner: Splain, $40 Lot #5, N64 Fun Bundle #1 - winner: Splain, $42 Lot #6, N64 Fun Bundle #2 - winner: ninjistar, $50 Lot #7, Mario Kart / 64 bundle - winner: B.A., $100 Lot #8: PC Fun Bundle, winner: xelius, $100 Lot #9: Xbox 360 Bundle, winner: xelius, $100 Lot #10: Wii Action RPG Bundle, winner: ninjistar, $40 Lot #11: Wii Party / Game Mix Bundle, winner: drxandy, $33 Lot #12: Wii Sealed Bundle 1, winner: ninjistar, $40 Lot #13: Wii Sealed Bundle 2, winner: Splain, $60 Lot #14: Get Fit or Die Trying Bundle, winner: ninjistar, $31 Total raised by bidder: $294 -- @ninjistar -- Lots 1, 3, 6, 10, 12, 14 $200 -- @xelius -- Lots 8, 9 $142 -- @Splain -- Lots 4, 5, 13 $100 -- @B.A. -- Lot 7 $56 -- @LastCat -- Lot 2 $33 - @drxandy -- Lot 11 $825 - Total Raised! Thank you so much! And a big thank to you others who bid, either in advance or live: @Deadeye @Reed Rothchild @SailorScoutMandy @RH @Noid Jeevan and/or I will reach out to the winners, and make sure everything gets worked out. Thanks! --- Hello Sages! The VGS crew here is working hard to continue raising money for Extra Life, an awesome charity - and this year we are supporting Gloves’ campaign which supports SickKids Foundation. - Check out more HERE We are conducting a special Live Auction this year, with 14 Lots of Fun gaming goodies, with a total estimated value of over $1,000! How Does it Work? This will work slightly differently than our normal auctions. The main event will be a Live Auction format, to take place on Saturday, December 18th, starting at 8:00PM Eastern Time, in the VGS Discord! We will auction off one lot at a time, through all 14 lots! Can’t make the live auction? OK! If you are unable to attend the Live Auction, you can send me a PM with your bids (do not post bids here) until 11:59PM Eastern Time, on Friday, December 17th. These will be private and not shared until auction night. Private bids before the live auction are considered commitments - if that is the winning bid, you agree it is binding. On auction night, live bidders will place their bids as we auction the lots, in our "charity-live-auction" channel in Discord. We will start there with the starting amounts listed below. If the bid begins to approach a private bid I've received, we will then announce the private bid. Live bidders will have the opportunity to continue bidding. If, during the live auction, a period of 2 minutes has elapsed after bidding, the auction will end and the winner will be announced! If you placed a private bid and won the auction, we will notify you via PM on Sunday, December 19th! Please see the third post in this thread for even more information and details about the process! I Won?! Now What? Once you have a confirmed win, you will make a donation to Glove’s Extra Life Campaign! Send me a PM with proof of your donation, as well as your address, and once we confirm it, we will send out your items to you! Super easy right?! And the money goes to a great cause. Shipping I will cover all shipping costs for the winners if you are located in the US. If you are located outside the US, I will cover at least $10 or split the actual shipping costs 50/50 with the winner. Fees There is a small transaction fee for donations to Extra Life. You are not required to cover the fee. However, we kindly request that you do so if you are able - it would be much appreciated! OK, NOW TO THE FUN STUFF! Please see below for the 14 Lots of Fun items, as well as links to Imgur galleries with pictures of everything, including some bonus items included with most of the lots! Thank you for your interest, and please let us know if you have any questions! We will continue other non-live standard Extra Life Auctions between now and December 28! And remember, you can always donate directly to Extra Life if you want to support the event but don't want to bid on the auction lots. Thank you!
  3. Hey Sages, Up for grabs is a Cart of Majora's Mask and Cart of Ocarina of Time! Donated by @spacepup and Jeevan. One game is so shiny it won't photo correctly!!!!!!!! Donate directly to @Gloves charity link here. **click on here above for the link** Game Pics below https://imgur.com/a/ml3vAbV Shipping will be covered by pup and jeeves!!!! I will keep this updated as much as possible so you all know who is in the lead. Also, the processing fees don't have to be covered, but it would be very gracious of you if you cover them. Auction will end at 10:00 pm VGS Time, aka EST, November 30, 2021 Auction will start at $40 USD. Current High Bidder: Neodolphino $42
  4. Hey Sages, Jeeves is feeling all warm and fuzzy now that @spacepup has so graciously offered up his wares for @Gloves! Up for auction is a CIB Star Fox 64! Once again, not in perfect condition, so perfect price not asked! https://imgur.com/a/Cjf6Anb All I ask you to do is buy it for the kids!!!!!!! Donate Here! I will personally cover shipping for this one as it is my game that is being sold!!!! I will keep this updated as much as possible so you all know who is in the lead. Also, the processing fees don't have to be covered, but it would be very gracious of you if you cover them. Auction will end at 10:00 pm VGS Time, aka EST, November 30, 2021 Auction will start at $60 USD. Current High Bidder: @NESfiend at $60
  5. Hey Sages, You saw round 1, now comin' atcha with round 2!!!! Up for grabs is a CIB Oscar for the SNES! Please note, once again, condition is not perfect, but we aren't asking perfect prices either! I would personally have this in my collection as yes, the box is a little less than stellar, but it still looks crisp and pretty. Pictures are provided and I will be more than happy to take a picture of anything you want, corner, board, label, instruction page 4, you name it and I will do it. @spacepup has graciously provided the game, and is covering all shipping costs, insurance as well for safety for us all, and wants you to donate directly to @Gloves charity link here. **click on here above for the link** You didn't think he was done trying to get you to the goal did you @Gloves? Have you met spacepup? He is a very generous person. To those of you wondering, why don't you list something I can afford. Well hold on to your butts because Spacepup has said that we should do this as much as possible until the end of the year. Even lower priced items will be up for auction in the coming days! Keep on the lookout!!!! Anyway, without further ado, https://imgur.com/a/FiqAvfl I will keep this updated as much as possible so you all know who is in the lead. Also, the processing fees don't have to be covered, but it would be very gracious of you if you cover them. Auction will end at 10:00 pm VGS Time, aka EST, November 30, 2021 Auction will start at $250 USD. Current High Bidder:
  6. Hey Sages, Up for grabs is a CIB Mega Man Anniversary for the Gamecube and CB Tales of Symphonia for the Gamecube! Donated by @spacepup. Donate directly to @Gloves charity link here. **click on here above for the link** Game Pics below https://imgur.com/a/xTzIpt6 Shipping covered by pup! I will keep this updated as much as possible so you all know who is in the lead. Also, the processing fees don't have to be covered, but it would be very gracious of you if you cover them. Auction will end at 10:00 pm VGS Time, aka EST, November 30, 2021 Auction will start at $20 USD. Current High Bidder: Zeldafan042 at $24
  7. Hey Sages, Up for grabs is a CIB Conker's Bad Fur Day! Please note condition is not perfect, but in pretty decent shape for being an N64 game. Pictures are provided, but I will be more than happy to take more pictures of it if you are wanting them. @spacepup has graciously provided the game, and is covering all shipping costs, insurance as well for safety for us all, and wants you to donate directly to @Gloves charity link here. **click on here above for the link** Anyway, without further ado, https://imgur.com/a/c3Y1LKe I will keep this updated as much as possible so you all know who is in the lead. Also, the processing fees don't have to be covered, but it would be very gracious of you if you cover them. Auction will end at 10:00 pm VGS Time, aka EST, November 21, 2021 Auction will start at $175 USD. Current High Bidder: @drxandy at $175
  8. Huge thanks to @CasualCart for donating his art to the cause! It's that time of year again! As with every year for the last 8 years, I am participating in Extra Life! On November 7th 2020 I will be playing games live on Twitch for 24 straight hours, raising money for Sick Kids. Make a Donation! Here's the quick n' dirty deets: When: November 7th, 2020 Starting around 8am, EST Where: Twitch! Join me at this link: https://www.twitch.tv/glovesoffgames Donations: Handled through Extra Life Donate here: http://extra-life.org/participant/douglasglover ALL proceeds go toward helping kids in need! Note: You don't HAVE to donate ON Game Day; I can take donations any day of the year, so feel free to toss a coin to your Witcher whenever you feel the urge. This is a cause that is very close to my heart; kids should be the last to suffer, yet many battle through significant hardships well outside of their comprehension and ability to manage alone. Your donations really do go a long way to help make the Childrens' Miracle Network Hospitals better able to accommodate their needs during the hard times. This year the state of things has kept me quite busy so I've not been able to really come up with an hour-by-hour plan or anything (not that I ever really follow one anyway!), but per usual I am happy to follow a "Donate and I will play your game of choice" kind of approach. I of course will have games at the ready for the lulls, but there's always that incentive. If you have any ideas of how I might spice things up I'm all ears! Custom Art Auction! Speaking of spicing things up - that banner looks pretty rad, amirite? It was made by our resident art guy (title pending) CasualCart! And this year in the name of charity he has offered up his pen for the cause - I will be holding an auction here on VGS for 1 week leading up to and ending on November 7th (Game Day!), with the winner receiving a custom piece created for you by CasualCart! There will of course be some stipulations regarding content, but I'll have those ironed out for you all in the auction thread when the time comes. I'm looking forward to another Game Day chilling with you all, playing games and having a good time. I'll update you all in this thread with any news, and the occasional reminder!
  9. STOP! AUCTION TIME! *cue MC Hammer* This year as a fun treat for my Extra Life charity fundraising, our good friend @CasualCart has graciously offered up his services as an artiste for the cause! If you want more info on Extra Life and my fundraising in general, check the main thread here: Current High Bid Amount: $155 Bidder: Spacepup Details at a Glance Here's the quick 'n' dirty of it: WHAT: The winner of the auction will work with CasualCart for him to create a custom digital piece for you There are stipulations which I will go into further below, read on if you plan to bid! WHEN: Begins immediately upon this thread going live Ends Saturday November 7th @ 9pm EST WHERE: Right here in this thread! HOW: Simply post in this thread how much you want to bid You can bid more than once if you are outbid or if you simply wish to put up more money for charity Bidding will start at $5! Any new bids need to be higher than the current highest or they won't be counted, simply ignored! Bidding will end RIGHT at 9pm EST, new bids will not extend the auction at all, it will be simple: the highest bid when the clock strikes 9 is the winner DO NOT EDIT YOUR BIDS; if you want to change your bid, make a new post with the new number. Don't worry about double posts. Getting Deeper Here are the full rules, guidelines, stipulations, all that jazz: What you're bidding on You are bidding on a custom piece done by @CasualCart. If you've not seen his work before I'd first suggest coming up for air every so often from your underground lair; beyond that, if you click on his name there you can check his posts, many of which contain character art he's done here on the forum. In fact, the artwork in my main Extra Life thread was done by CasualCart! Very cool. There are a few stipulations that Cart will be following, and I'd ask that you respect them: Any sort of character drawing (multiple characters in the same drawing are fine too, within reason) Rated-G artwork only No copyright infringement (any trademarked characters must be altered for "fair use", meaning a highly transformative piece, like mashups or parody) Only digital copies available; physical/original artwork will not be mailed out If you'd like a physical print, I'd say chat w/ Cart about it; suffice it to say that that is beyond the scope of this auction Why you're bidding Well I mean... you've seen this guy's work, right? It's pretty cool to get something custom made, whether it's for a desktop background, a forum avatar, or what have you. Beyond the art itself, of course this is for charity - your donations really do go a long way to help kids in need, especially given the current state of the world. I've been doing this for 8 years now and the generosity of my friends (yes, you!) has blown me away time and again. Where does the money go? Every single penny will go straight to Sick Kids through Extra Life. When the auction ends I will officially declare the winner and will PM that person. I'll ask that you make your donation directly to Extra Life; no money will go through my hands personally, you are committing simply to make a donation to Extra Life through my fundraising page. A cool benefit of doing this that way is that by you donating directly to Extra Life yourself, it is tax deductible - you will receive tax info for a credit in the future from Extra Life themselves, something you'd be foregoing if you chose to have me make the donation on your behalf. You are able to pay through Extra Life using a credit card directly, or through PayPal, or Amazon Pay. If despite the above you'd personally prefer to pay your bid to me for one reason or another, I am happy to do so, despite the above. I would in that case ask that you PayPal me the funds and I will donate on your behalf. Note that doing so would forfeit any tax benefits, etc..
  10. Day 2 Update! I'm going to be doing the second part of my stream this Saturday, December 21st! I'll be getting up and starting around 8-9am, and honestly just givin' 'er 'til I give out! Come join me as I play games to raise money for kids! It's that time of year again! TOMORROW is Game Day! I've been so busy lately I've not had a whole lot of time to prep and post about this, but tomorrow I am doing my annual 24 hour gaming marathon live on Twitch! Make a Donation! Join me as I play games to raise funds for Sick Kids hospital here in Toronto through Extra Life! Any donations are so appreciated, this charity really does mean a lot to me! If you can donate please pop by my donor page here: https://www.extra-life.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.participant&participantID=348327 I'll be starting at around 8 or 9am EST and going for the full 24 hours. If you make a donation you can request a game! I'm currently setting up the graphics and all my consoles so it should be easier to switch between them and play whatever is requested (or whatever I feel like playing, barring any requests). Hopefully it goes nice and smooth, and hopefully I see some of you there! Really looking forward to it, please do come say hi!
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    Every year for the last 7 years I've participated in Extra Life and this year will be no different! As busy as I've been lately I've not had a whole lot of time to advertise or update or... even plan really. But I am still going to definitely be doing my 24-hour gaming marathon live on Twitch, so please come by and watch me play games, chat, hang out, and maybe donate for the kids! For more info check my donor page here: https://www.extra-life.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.participant&participantID=348327 The tl;dr is that I am raising money for Sick Kids Hospital here in Toronto, playing games for 24 hours live to raise awareness (and test my sanity).
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