Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Clark Stacey - AJHQ Profiles

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It's a lot of hard work to make Jamaa THE place to be to play as your favorite animal, hang out with your buddies, decorate your den and more. Animal Jam is made by WildWorks, in partnership with National Geographic. The CEO of WildWorks is Clark Stacey.
CEO means chief executive officer. In other words, he's the boss of the company and makes the final decisions. But little did you know, Mr. Stacey didn't start off that way.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Play Wild BETA - Official Website Unveiled

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It's been a while since Play Wild BETA has been announced. And you can probably tell from the link above, that there's now an official website for the app.
Remembering how you can access Tunnel Town and AJ Jump based on the app's name, "", I tried, and it worked! Isn't this exciting?

Saturday, February 21, 2015

My Little Pet Ponies: Friendship is Jamaagic

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Ponies. There are many things that may run through your mind when you think about the hoofed animals. Jamaa's newest pet arrived last week and it has caused quite an uproar of cuteness and controversy. May I introduce to you...the pet ponies?
If you ask me, My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic was running through my mind when these pets were first introduced. I'm a fan of the show after all. I adore it for it's many themes on kindness, generosity, and friendship.

Friday, February 20, 2015

Jamaa Population Reaches 30M Players + Play Wild Due Date

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Our little game sure has grown. I started playing July 1st, 2012. Jamaa reached 1 million players in 2011.
Jamaa Township during the Animal Jam beta testing phase
2 years later in 2013 Jamaa soon grew to 10 million Jammers.
In-game newspaper explaining recent milestone of 10 Million players
There were decorations all over!
10 Million Jammers banner decorations around game rooms (lands/biomes)
And banners were given out as den items.
10 Million Jammers Banner
Also, every game was on Double Gems.
Earn double the primary currency when playing any arcade game in Jamaa
Yep, it was quite the celebration at the time.

Sunday, February 15, 2015

WildWorks Partners with Toy Company - Plushies?

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WildWorks, the company that runs Animal Jam, recently inked a deal with Commonwealth Toy & Novelty, an accredited toy company that was founded in 1934.
Commonwealth Logo
Commonwealth has worked with many iconic brands that you may have heard of such as...

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Online Safety Tips for Jamaa and Elsewhere

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Today is Safer Internet Day! In a time where it's even easier to get access to the world wide web, It's important to practice good internet etiquette not only today, but every time you're online. Without further ado, here are Jamaasian World's tips to have a great online experience in Jamaa and elsewhere on the internet.

Sunday, February 8, 2015

How AJHQ Hinted That Owls Would Be Members-Only

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Recently owls have arrived in the game and they have caused quite the controversy over whether or not they deserve to be members-only Diamond Shop animals or not. I and many others thought that the owl, being the third bird in the game and the second flying animal, would be available for all Jammers.
Owl, as depicted in game art
And I think it's safe to say that this was the initial reaction when most, if not all, Jammers found out it was in the Diamond Shop.
Owl in the Diamond Shop
But what if AJHQ hinted that nonmembers wouldn't be trying out the first released animal of the year? What if all these subliminal messages pointed in the right direction? It sure doesn't seem impossible. Let me clarify...