Ironman 2013: Miniclip Sponsors Triathlete

“So, I’ve got this friend… he’s an amateur triathlete and he’s just qualified for a place at the World Ironman Championships in Hawaii, where he has to run 26.2 miles (42km), then swim 2.4 miles (4km) and finish with a 112 mile (180km) cycle! But he’s got to raise some cash to get there. Any chance Miniclip can help him?”

This was pretty much how it all started a few months back, when we embarked on our sponsorship of Raphael Vorpe, a 30-year-old triathlete from the Bernese Jura region of Switzerland.

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Miniclip Tech Blog: Transitioning to a DevOps Culture

Miniclip today has over 100 million players every month, our game library extending beyond 800 titles, and almost 200 employees across our offices in the UK, Portugal, Switzerland the USA. In our new Tech Blog series, written by our DevOps Manager Dave Shanker, we’ll take a look at the challenges faced – and overcome – in growing Miniclip from its origins to what it is today.

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Miniclip Interview: Zombality creator Yuri Shapkin

It’s the zombie apocalypse. The dead are rising, walking the streets in search of human flesh. There’s nowhere to hide. Nowhere. What would a zombie killing expert want in his hands in this situation? “A box of pencils,” he tells us. “And some sheets of paper.” Oh. Um. Okay. “To avoid boredom.” And here was us thinking that the only danger was having your brains eaten out.

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