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Minecraft Marathon - a Child's Play Charity Fundraiser

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Posted 19 February 2013 - 09:51 PM

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Every year, a number of organizations - personal, private, or professional - will run fundraiser drives for the benefit of Child's Play, a charity focused on helping children in hospitals get better through the power of books, toys, and games, to help speed and ease their time in hospitals.

Minecraft Marathon is a livestream, which is supporting the Child's Play Charity, and will be running from February 22nd at noon PST (20:00 GMT) to February 24th at 5PM PST (1:00 GMT).  Besides the joy of helping out children, there are plenty of reasons to check out the Minecraft Marathon this year!  Donors will be able to hang out on a special server, which will see surprise visits from a number of notable Minecraft personalities!  In addition, there will be many special guests attending, such as Captain Sparklez, AntVenom, and CavemanFilms, just to name a handful.

What about prizes?  There will also be an auction for a really awesome J!NX goodies package, MCProHosting, Mojang-signed goodies from Minecon 2012, and much more!  Want a breakdown?  Here it is!

  • Friday, February 22nd through the 24th


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Posted 19 February 2013 - 09:59 PM

great ill participate
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Posted 19 February 2013 - 10:13 PM

They should all play a giant FFA with soooooooo many people. I'd like to see that. Maybe a large Hunger Games too. Just ideas.
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Posted 19 February 2013 - 10:35 PM

Weeeee! Gotta love good charity events! Donate Donate Donate!!!


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Posted 20 February 2013 - 12:26 AM

That could be cool. I probably won't have the time to attend, but I hope it'll raise a lot of money!
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Posted 20 February 2013 - 12:46 AM

erm my anti virus blocked some sort of Java exploit when i clicked the "where" link.
a bit disconcerting :(

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Posted 20 February 2013 - 01:03 AM

I Reckon this is cool!


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Posted 20 February 2013 - 01:04 AM

This is epic. But I can't make it.

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Posted 20 February 2013 - 01:32 AM

Malwarebytes caught something with java when I visited this page, a little weird.
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Posted 20 February 2013 - 01:33 AM

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Posted 20 February 2013 - 02:40 AM

Charity = epic
Giant Minecraft Thing = cool
Busy Weekend = sadness

Hope the event gets supported well :)
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Posted 20 February 2013 - 02:45 AM

Helping kids? Count me in. Minecon 2012 goodiebag? Ha, count me out of that. Good luck to all participants, hope the other prizes rock, and that lots of kids are helped!


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Posted 20 February 2013 - 03:25 AM

Wish that XDS could attend, but busy is busy. Hope that the kids get tons of donations. :D



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Posted 20 February 2013 - 03:52 AM

Being Australian can really suck sometimes. I miss lots of live streams that I want to watch of. D:
I hope everything goes well!

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Posted 20 February 2013 - 05:09 AM

View PostCdm98, on 20 February 2013 - 03:52 AM, said:

Being Australian can really suck sometimes. I miss lots of live streams that I want to watch of. D:
I hope everything goes well!
Yep true it can suck all of it happens somewhere else but not Australia that why us Australians cant go to these live streams there to far away :( but i hope that the kids can get lots of donations. Good luck :)



Posted 20 February 2013 - 07:29 AM

A noble marathon indeed!


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Posted 20 February 2013 - 12:05 PM

Had me up until antvenom.



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Posted 20 February 2013 - 01:53 PM

Be there, or be square ;)

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Posted 20 February 2013 - 01:57 PM

Nice idea!


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Posted 20 February 2013 - 02:01 PM

View PostLucke1234, on 20 February 2013 - 01:57 PM, said:

Nice idea!
i think it is too!!!!  :)
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