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Madang FC fans back team in crunch match

first_imgMaintaining the second spot with 15 points with Lae Welgris United followed closely behind with 14 points Madang FC must win this game this weekend against rivals Lae Welgris to maintain their lead.Madang FC Patron and Governor Jim Kas while hosting the teams get together after the weekend home game against Goroka Goshia FC, assured the boys he will be there with them in Lae to cheer them on and urgec them to stay focussed and win this game.“It is a must-win game and I want all of you to stay focussed, give your best on the training field and grasp what is given by coaches to go up against Welgris,” Kas said.Madang FC Board comprises of Governor Jim Kas as Patron, Chairman is Deputy Provincial Administrator Paul Ito, Managing Director of Sigma Construction Sigfred Beche as Deputy Chairman responsible for home games grounds, Burnie Meten Principle Lawyer, Meten Lawyers as legal advisor, Collin Mileng Telikom Momase Regional Networking Manager as Treasurer, with other board members including Adolf Duanga Deputy Provincial Administrator Corporate and Government Affairs, Madang Chamber of Commerce President Kevin Murray, Lukae Mano and Freda Pomat.Board Member Duanga who is in charge of MFC Administration wants nothing more than a win this weekend to keeps the fire burning.Duanga yesterday, during the boys training urged them to aim high and win this weekends game against Lae Welgris before coming back for the last home game against Lae City Dwellers.Duanga says the board members stand together with the management and fans to support the boys and will not let them down.Meanwhile Madang FC coach Bob Morris with his assistant Amos Romo said the mistakes of the last weekend game against Goroka FC have been worked on during the training season this week.He said this weekends game will be a tough one but he is ready to put a strong team to challenge Welgris United who are one point behind them.Morris said he will announce the team tomorrow before travelling to Lae and are looking forward to the game against Lae Welgris.He said he will be  calling on captain Max Sengum and his assistant Vanya Malagian to lead the boys with Felix Komolong and Langarap Samol provide good leadership in the backline.However, Morris said the boys know what is expected of them and will play to their best.He said the boys will leave for Lae tomorrow and will prepare for the game on Saturday.last_img read more

Double Fines Kickstarter ends with 3336371 pledged

first_imgWhen Tim Schafer and his company Double Fine Productions decided to find funding independent of a publisher for their next project, they turned to Kickstarter. It was worth a shot, and they only needed $400,000. Little did they know that Double Fine Adventure would set a record and draw an unprecedented number of backers.After just 24 hours not only had the $400,000 goal been reached (that happened in just 8 hours), the funds pledged had surpassed $1 million. Two days later the total went past $1.6 million. Yesterday, the Kickstarter project ended, and the final total has reached an incredible $3,336,371 through the backing of 87,142 people.The additional money raised is certainly not going to waste. Double Fine continued to add new rewards for backing the project as time went by. The funds means that Double Fine Adventure can appear on more platforms, and has been confirmed for PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, and Android. Plus there will be no DRM accompanying the game and multiple language translations (French, Italian, German, and Spanish).On top of shipping to multiple platforms, there’s a documentary in development with a soundtrack created by Terrence Lee. The budget and scope of the documentary also seems to have increased due to the funds available.To say that using Kickstarter has been a success story for Double Fine is a bit of an understatement. Not only does it mean the team is well funded, it potentially sets them up to repeat the same formula again in the future and continue to develop independent games entirely through crowdfunding. Of course, it all depends on how good Double Fine Adventures turns out to be, but does anyone think it will be anything less than awesome?We should also expect other studios to follow Double Fine and start trying to fund games in this way. For example, Obsidian Entertainment is considering a Kickstarter project for a game that could end up being a sequel to Planescape: Torment.Read more at Kickstarterlast_img read more