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corlando1992
03-17-2009, 03:09 PM
I plan on letting my school know again but i'm going to go bigger and promote it in my city newspaper!

Bakanekokao
03-17-2009, 04:26 PM
Well I already linked TSG in the rp fourm I go to (through C-box will make thread later)
http://www.childrenofcrisis.com/

told several friends about the up coming marathons
and I'm gonna do fanart and link it from the fanart on my deviant art account :D.

edit:
I just thought of this. I'm gonna do fanart and hand out some papers at the animecons in my area in April *I think that'll be before the Mother marathon* and tell people to check out TSG.

capcommaster1881
03-17-2009, 04:37 PM
well im going to make several videos on youtube and make sure people check em out, i might also go arround to other sites and start promoting it.

buckeyefan25
03-17-2009, 04:40 PM
I will send a letter to all newspapers in my area and let my school know.
:mrgreen:

DeaPGalaxy
03-17-2009, 04:48 PM
Just tell all my friends and show it on another forum that I'm on. Even tough there's a no advertising rule :S. But I'll find a way round that ;). BTW, how do you get the promoter medal?

corlando1992
03-17-2009, 04:51 PM
You get the promoter medal if you promote the marathon b4 it happens. I emailed The Speed Gamers after that at thespeedgamers@gmail.com. But just to be sure, you should ask a mod about that.

SmilesandTears
03-17-2009, 04:54 PM
I normally just tell my friends about the upcoming marathons. In person/using AIM statuses/MySpace statuses/etc. Not really anything big, but my friends normally stop in for a bit so... it's all good. :>

zach2m1
03-17-2009, 04:56 PM
Well just get the word out man. All you need to do is just tell people about the details of the marathon. Post in forums, blog sites anywhere! We are going to make an event of Facebook and Kmm is probably going to make a myspace thing for it. But just tell your friends to come and donate! We need all your help to make this great!

Scy
03-17-2009, 05:00 PM
I'll probably post it on my deviantArt journal and leave it up all that weekend, when that time comes around. ^^

TheUserless
03-17-2009, 05:07 PM
Im call the radio station morning show that has a really big following here and let them know.

the1stpkmnfan
03-17-2009, 05:08 PM
I think I was like the first person to promote immediatley after the trailer aired. I went to Serebii's Video game section, and did all the info adding all my own.

http://www.serebiiforums.com/showthread.php?t=386782

But Im thinking about using the TSG Logo to make a shirt and wear it to school and public places that says on the front and back:

Front: "I (logo) TSG" - which whould mean 'I watch The Speed Gamers'. pretty good, huh?

Back: www.thespeedgamers.com (http://www.thespeedgamers.com)

I already got a White Tshirt for this, but Im going to have to get Britt permission first. This'kk get people to check us out in general and they might find out about the marathons. A lot of people at my school like those kinds of games: MGS and FF. So they might attend them.

LiGH
03-17-2009, 05:09 PM
I'll write up a DeviantArt journal about it, post it on the other forums I attend, and tell people I know in real life about it.
Hopefully I'll have a job by the next marathon, so I can actually donate money to the cause.
:D

KatTheBard
03-17-2009, 05:44 PM
I'll post it in my Facebook status (since that's how I found out about the Zelda marathon, and then the forums). I also hope I have a (real) job in time to donate (some) money to the causes. bah saving for college.

TwilightWarrior
03-17-2009, 05:46 PM
I'll try and make a video again, and see if I can tell this news to anyone I can get a hold of.

capcommaster1881
03-17-2009, 05:50 PM
im currently making my promotional trailer right now, im going to make several and release them at different times so people will remember. I will put it on the forums when its done.

Boo_24_7
03-17-2009, 06:47 PM
I plan on making a video for my youtube account. And putting like every tag related to the video as possible to get as many viewers. :roll:

the1stpkmnfan
03-17-2009, 06:52 PM
Yeah Im also going to do a YouTube recording as well, since I have it right in front of my computer.

politobrent
03-17-2009, 09:19 PM
this is how i am promoting the marathon early its kinda crappy since i made it in like 5 mins tho -_-

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ZjOPe7_ ... annel_page (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ZjOPe7_cpU&feature=channel_page)

fredy31
03-17-2009, 09:26 PM
I'll promote it on websites that I know!

Well, I never played Mother but I'll be watching the next Marathon for sure!

NicoCW
03-17-2009, 09:46 PM
On my website:

http://www.carrotworks.net/

Quick question: is there a way I'll be able to host the stream? Is there just some kind of Embed code I need?

corlando1992
03-18-2009, 01:31 PM
NicoCW i dont know for sure but you should try asking a mod.

AlanEdgeHead
03-19-2009, 05:12 AM
I plan on plastering my thoughts on how people should tune in all over the boards I post in on GameFAQs. I'd like to think I'm fairly respected over there on my regular boards.

Blaumagier
03-19-2009, 05:35 AM
I'm going to write letters to GI and NP and another bigger, bolder, more ambitious method that I shall leave a secret so that it doesn't discourage anyone else from trying it and in case it fails, I don't want to look like the jerk who promised something big and delivered nothing.

diddyknux
03-19-2009, 12:20 PM
I'm trying to get back into using YouTube and uploading regularly. After that, I figure I can upload a video promoting it, and later the other 3 marathons. I may also mention it at the site linked in my sig.

Cel
03-19-2009, 01:00 PM
I will talk about it with people using studiVZ (http://www.studivz.de), a german student's board, similar to Facebook, you may know ... I think that not many german people know TSG and I hope that they will get curious about this project!

Haruka
03-19-2009, 01:07 PM
Probably going to start with normal postings on various known -and less known Forums, promoting on them as well as possible, and trying to get as many people as possible interested too.

Also planning to maybe promote the Marathon in an epic unseen way when I figure it out. :)

someone70
03-19-2009, 04:20 PM
I'm not really part of anything, so I'll start by promoting TSG at school. Maybe I can get my parents to promote TSG on facebook or something (the only good time to have parents of facebook! :lol: ). I just hope no one thinks I'm promoting something random. I've already told most of my friends about TSG. I have an idea, I'll wear a Phil hat with TSG on it _hat_ . Genius!

SeriousKano
03-19-2009, 06:03 PM
My promo trailer for the Mother marathon is nearly finished. I will upload it during the next few days. Be prepared!

Walrushead12345
03-19-2009, 06:22 PM
Even though i'm not to big on Mother/Earthbound ill try to promote the FF and Metal Gear marathons (most of my friends are huge Metal gear fans) and i really like final fantasy. But if i really should ill try to promote the Mother marathon on my youtube when that marathon is coming up.

SuperPaperNess
03-19-2009, 11:46 PM
I'll post a vid on YouTube... once I'm able to.

Sonic62
03-20-2009, 01:07 AM
Is every marathon going to have it's own promoter badge?

Gwellin
03-20-2009, 01:13 AM
Is every marathon going to have it's own promoter badge?
Not ever marathon, but Mother probably will. One thing we may do is to not bother with medals for marathons without charities, i.e. Metal Gear.

Stalfos
03-20-2009, 04:50 PM
I'll make a video for the Mother marathon using my limited ability and Windows Movie Maker. I'll spam (in a good way for a change) every forum I know. I may also tell friends, although I'll probably get strange looks for telling them to watch a 'Mother marathon'.

aStupidGecko
03-20-2009, 05:26 PM
Im not really sure, i'll tell some of my friends, maybe even post a video on my youtube and gotgame accounts, and post some links on GameFaq,
what ever helps

SeriousKano
03-20-2009, 06:49 PM
My new promo video is finished. I hope you like it.
Similar to my last video, it's based on a scene from Earthbound.
If you played the game, you will definately recognize the lines it refers to.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VvAPV_jOQKs

Enjoy!

capcommaster1881
03-20-2009, 08:11 PM
wow nice video man

the1stpkmnfan
03-20-2009, 10:09 PM
Ok, so if we promote the Metal Gear Solid & the Secret Marathon (if it's not for charity) then do we just get regular promoter/donator medals? I would assume so, but Im just asking.

puregamer123
03-21-2009, 05:05 AM
Idk... I'll probaly just tell people who I know watches these kind of things... I'll probaly promote TSG on the different online-games I play.

SeriousKano
03-21-2009, 06:55 AM
wow nice video man
thanks. did you recognize the part of the game i was referring to?

DavyBones24
03-21-2009, 11:04 AM
Next Month, I'll Make a Youtube Video.

the1stpkmnfan
03-21-2009, 11:16 AM
My Youtube video might not be up till next month as well. I think Ill talk about all four marathons, instead of doing 4 seperate ones.

iHeart_Absol
03-21-2009, 01:21 PM
I'll try my best like I always do. Right now I have info on my Facebook, but this time I think I will look around some more.

mariox123456789
03-21-2009, 06:03 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ho88szy0 ... annel_page (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ho88szy0Ygs&feature=channel_page) i made a video promting the next 4 marathon well her you go ps: if its not got the ill make it beter

Blaumagier
03-22-2009, 05:54 AM
I have set my promotion plan into motion (hey that rhymes!) with a blog post on myspace - http://blogs.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuse ... =478313442 (http://blogs.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=blog.view&friendId=142185321&blogId=478313442)

I still have more plans to promote this marathon though.

fredy31
03-22-2009, 10:16 AM
I've created a Facebook fan page to promote the Speed Gamers (and the marathons they do 8-) )

KatTheBard
03-22-2009, 10:21 AM
I've created a Facebook fan page to promote the Speed Gamers (and the marathons they do 8-) )

You should link to it in the Facebook group (http://www.facebook.com/home.php?ref=logo#/group.php?gid=29781810040). :)

fredy31
03-22-2009, 11:10 AM
Already done in the forum related to the Facebook Group. Look on the page!

KatTheBard
03-22-2009, 11:22 AM
*looked* heh, sorry...

fredy31
03-22-2009, 11:57 AM
No problem dude... :lol:

Aeronautical
03-22-2009, 12:20 PM
I need some suggestions for this. I don't think I have any sites to promote on. Any ideas so I can start leveling up my profile XP And I'll wait for Kat to pipe up about that.

fredy31
03-22-2009, 12:24 PM
I just promoted the Mother Marathon on a forum I know well...

http://www.tmuqc.goglu2.org/forums/view ... f=7&t=1103 (http://www.tmuqc.goglu2.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=1103) (in French)

Now I think I'm good to get a Mother Promoter Medal :lol:.

WoW how to try to get medals... _metroid_

fredy31
03-22-2009, 12:26 PM
I need some suggestions for this. I don't think I have any sites to promote on. Any ideas so I can start leveling up my profile XP And I'll wait for Kat to pipe up about that.

I don't know... Tell your friends about it.

If they already know about The Speed Gamers: Congratulations and Thanks! :D :lol:
If you don't have friends... get out and try to get some? :shock: :? :o

/!\/!\/!\ Sorry Double Posted /!\/!\/!\

nmufred
03-22-2009, 04:37 PM
My new promo video is finished. I hope you like it.
Similar to my last video, it's based on a scene from Earthbound.
If you played the game, you will definately recognize the lines it refers to.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VvAPV_jOQKs

Enjoy!

Loved this video SeriousKano. It was original and loved the use of the coffee scene from EB and the uses of the eight sanctuaries song.

bobo_dude16
03-22-2009, 05:29 PM
guys, favorite a couple of TSG vids so if you have any friends on youtube you thay can see it in the 'friends' bar!

YalWerdna
03-22-2009, 05:33 PM
Youtube video. Should be up next week.

KatTheBard
03-22-2009, 05:41 PM
guys, favorite a couple of TSG vids so if you have any friends on youtube you thay can see it in the 'friends' bar!

Done. Placed a couple in my video log and linked people to it via Facebook status.

killerwombat
03-22-2009, 10:11 PM
I am going to make a promo video again, and this time it will actually be good. My last one was kind of half-efforted because of a lack of content to use, but this one is going to rock!!! I will also post about it all over. Maybe even contact a news network. They may use it on one of the slower days. How does that sound? I will actually do this. It isnt a maybe, I will write them a letter and maybe make something else. Anyway, the last marathon was a total success. I see alot of new members on the boards, so we must be doing something right. Keep up the great work TSG community!!!

Slpr100
03-23-2009, 10:19 AM
I told the head manager at the McAlister's I work at about it. She said to just give her the next date of the marathon and the website (just did through a text) and she would ask the owners about it and if it gets approved we'll put up jars for tips to go to the donations. I hope it gets approved o.o

Trombonus
03-23-2009, 11:04 AM
I'm going to frequently update my status on Facebook, make a video about it on YouTube since that's what got me here in the first place, and talk about it during my streams. I'd like to use the banner or some kind of ad as well to put up on my sites.

capcommaster1881
03-23-2009, 12:33 PM
I posted a short update to my subscribers on the marathons, im still planning to do individual promos with the dates and charities tho. Heres the vid: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=me6QCV06 ... annel_page (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=me6QCV06OLs&feature=channel_page)
Check it out if you want.

Syrup
03-23-2009, 01:04 PM
ima go rant on the interwebz :)

fredy31
03-23-2009, 01:09 PM
When will the mother marathon promoter medals will be given out?

corlando1992
03-23-2009, 03:08 PM
i dont know when but i would ask a global mod or the founder that one.

Gwellin
03-23-2009, 07:00 PM
When will the mother marathon promoter medals will be given out?
First we need to make the medal. Then I'll probably create a new topic for promotion and ask that everyone post there. Could be a week or two.

the1stpkmnfan
03-23-2009, 08:25 PM
Im looking forward to that coming up. :) Ill post all the stuff I've promoted so far in that thread.

fredy31
03-24-2009, 01:08 PM
I'll make an entry if its a medal creation contest... I'll try!

iHeart_Absol
03-24-2009, 01:43 PM
No, the mods/ whoever makes the medal, makes them XD Just worry about promoting and once Gwellin posts his topic, be sure to link what you have done there! You'll get the medal in no time =P

RobZombie
03-24-2009, 02:27 PM
Ya I think im gonna by some addspace on a bilboard or something lol or at least make some flyers and talk up gaming fourms

fredy31
03-24-2009, 03:06 PM
No, the mods/ whoever makes the medal, makes them XD Just worry about promoting and once Gwellin posts his topic, be sure to link what you have done there! You'll get the medal in no time =P

Yep, it would be my very first medal. Wepee!

And dont think you'll win the next banner contest that easily. I will be in next time!

Letifer
03-24-2009, 03:35 PM
I can't promote it IRL, Because:
1. I don't know alot of people who play video games and I know NO ONE that knows about Mother. (Okey, except one..)
2. I have about 7-8 classmates(Asperger class...), most of them is really into games. But they dismiss suggestions on new games ect.
3. The guy I know who knows about mother will probably not see the marathon. He never listen to any of my suggestions.
4. Why nobody have heard about Mother here, Is because it never came to europe. So.. Yeah...

I will however make a video on youtube about it, I'm actually working on it right now.

Gwellin
03-24-2009, 03:39 PM
I can't promote it IRL, Because:

I will however make a video on youtube about it, I'm actually working on it right now.
That is awesome regardless. :D It is hard to people you really know to watch these things. I got one of my friends to watch little bits of the past few marathons, however that is all. No one else has watched...

Posting on forums, making videos, etc. is very effective however. You will get people looking at it who may never have found out otherwise.

fredy31
03-24-2009, 05:52 PM
Asperger class...

What? There is Asperger classes? I've got the same thing an I never got into a Asperger Class.

And yes I know what asperger is... it's kind of a lower level of autism.

nmufred
03-24-2009, 05:56 PM
I talked to my fellow Mother fan about it, and if we are both around, he's going to play EB along with me and TSG.

Boo_24_7
03-24-2009, 06:27 PM
I put a like to your website in my sig on another forum so hopefully that will get some people to come and visit here.

corlando1992
03-24-2009, 06:47 PM
I promoted this site, and i promoted the EarthBound Marathon, by posting a link, background info, previous marathon, and about the EarthBound marathon, to my friends' site. Im not gonna stop there!

Halladay32
03-24-2009, 06:58 PM
I'm gonna try to get my friend who works at our school newspaper to write a brief article about the upcoming marathon - it's not much, but it's the best this technologically-challenged guy can do :oops: :D
Also, I'll post on some other forums a week before the marathon starts to try to raise some awareness

corlando1992
03-25-2009, 07:04 PM
Part 17 of my EarthBound LP is up and running on my youtube channel: www.youtube.com/user/corlando1992 (http://www.youtube.com/user/corlando1992).

YalWerdna
03-25-2009, 07:06 PM
Long epic YT video for me. Should be up this weekend.

MattTBK
03-25-2009, 08:27 PM
I'm gonna post on a few forums I frequent, and I might try and get it on the radio (A friend of my mom's is one of the host's so that might get some donations : D)

nmufred
03-25-2009, 10:39 PM
Part 17 of my EarthBound LP is up and running on my youtube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/corlando1992.

Yay, perfect timing, since I'm all caught up on chuggaaconroy's LP of Mother 3 to where I am at in my game.

KariOhki
03-27-2009, 07:32 PM
I told my mom about it, which really got her interested since it's for breast cancer and involves Earthbound. I might tell her to spread the word to her coworkers, since some are casual gamers.

nmufred
03-28-2009, 01:14 AM
That's awesome when you can get the adult/parent population involved!!

Born2Own
03-30-2009, 10:17 AM
I will probably post a video to promote it and tell my friends. Its not much but its good enough I guess.

fredy31
03-30-2009, 10:32 AM
Every little bit of promoting is good!

1 month and a half before the next marathon!

CodeZTM
03-30-2009, 10:53 AM
I have an article that I write for my town's newspaper, so I'll be sure to mention ya'll there.

Also, I have complete control over the newspaper's website, which gets about 4000 hits a day, and I'll post up a link.

Plus, I have about 110 youtube subscribers, so I'll be sure to inform them as well.

I also plan on making a video of pure win. _awesome_

nmufred
03-30-2009, 11:01 AM
That's awexome, the resources that we as a community have.

fredy31
03-30-2009, 12:28 PM
That's awexome, the resources that we as a community have.

Yep. Really Pure Win.

Letifer
04-01-2009, 07:39 AM
Asperger class...

What? There is Asperger classes? I've got the same thing an I never got into a Asperger Class.

And yes I know what asperger is... it's kind of a lower level of autism.
I thought I had answered on this! o_o!

Where I live there is an Asperger class, but I got there for a special reason and I learned that I had Asperger about half a year after being there. >_>
I have no problem with communicating with other people because of it though. :I

fredy31
04-01-2009, 09:11 AM
Yep. That's our reality.

Richord
04-01-2009, 09:52 AM
Rooms filled with rabid rats do their job.

Other than that, I'll get my friends interested and such. Maybe find some forums. Attempt to make a youtube video. >_>
I've got a long list.

Anatotitan
04-03-2009, 09:00 PM
A cartoon, as usual. I actually started on it shortly after they showed the trailer during the Zelda marathon and finished it after working on it off and on for about a week. Hooray for motivation!

Final Fantasy cartoon is already done and the Metal Gear one is almost done too. I got you covered! :D

... then it'll turn out the secret show is some horrible game with ear-numbing music like Wild Woody or Hydlide or something _awesome_

fredy31
04-04-2009, 09:19 AM
Are they on YouTube? Well... Can you show them?
I would like to see this. Looks like awesome _awesome_

KatTheBard
04-06-2009, 08:25 PM
'kay guys. For those of you that have me on Facebook, you may notice that I have linked to my youtube, where I have favorited some (well...two) of the videos and put them in a video log. If it helps. :D

corlando1992
04-19-2009, 11:25 AM
I'm still posting more LP episodes to promote this, and i plan on posting them until i finish the game. I recently added parts 18 - 22 and i have a special guest co-starring with me for those parts. The link to my channel is in my signature.

nmufred
04-19-2009, 11:34 AM
Yay corlando, I look forward to watching your latest LPs.

corlando1992
05-02-2009, 07:49 PM
hey everyone! Good news, I have posted Parts 23 - 30 of my EarthBound LPs. Part 30 is a promotion to this site as well as the cause. My youtube channel is in my signature, so be sure to check them out. Enjoy

Tanexion
05-03-2009, 10:13 AM
I'm ashamed to say that I haven't gotten to do what I was planning to do for promotion. Stupid school just got in the way of everything. I've tried to do a bit of promoting on facebook though.
On the plus side, I've already started working on my Metal Gear marathon promotion! :D

Sonic62
05-04-2009, 01:12 AM
I'll promote it on my Facebook page when the time comes. Also, the other day I loaded the TSG website on a laptop in Future Shop. :D

fredy31
05-04-2009, 07:40 AM
Also, the other day I loaded the TSG website on a laptop in Future Shop. :D
Epic promoting... I would give you 2 times the medal for this because you promoted it in a public space that is pretty popular.

corlando1992
05-09-2009, 10:06 AM
I made a flyer and posted it in every homeroom teacher's room. Plus Parts 31 - 40 are up.