Rastamar-i

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Teaching everyone to speak like a JAMAICAN !! Transforming the way people learn a NEW language.
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Rory Burchenson
Gaming
Kingston
Jamaica
2 Team Members

Why do this ?

As a Jamaican, It seems like whenever we travel and speak to someone they are fascinated by our accent and try every which way to get me to say something else. I used to say to myself WHY don’t they learn to say it themselves and stop harassing me ? LOL. Well sadly, there is nothing for them to learn from, outside of listening to countless hours of Reggae music. SO we decided to do something about it.  

WE WANT TO MAKE EVERYONE A JAMAICAN !!!!

 

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What is the Rastamar-i app?

It's  a Jamaican Language (Patois) learning app with a superbly unique spin on language learning altogether. 

1. First go to "High"School and learn key words that will no doubt be an assest later.

2. After completing "High" School, take Rastamar-i through one of his many story board style episodes while he interacts with memorable and funny characters using the words you learnt in "High" School.

With over 10 story board style episodes, learning Jamaican (Patois) will be a blast !!!!! Characters are memorable and the situations are Hilarious 

Example of some Episodes:  Rastamari Goes to the Bank, Rastamar-i Party Time, Rastamar-i ITAL Cooking, Rastamar-i looking for HERB. Just a few of the many episodes we want to create !!!!

Who is Rastamar-i made for?

Anyone who wants to learn the coolest language on Earth, or Even for those who know it already but just want to test their knowledge and have some fun with a memorable and unique GAME. 

So, what's the plan?

  1. Reach fundraising goal! Without this, nothing goes forward.
  2. Finalize plans with Script Writer and Story Board Illustrator by July 2013.
  3. Developers create the app in August 2013.
  4. Beta-Testing August 2013.
  5. Launch the app by September 2013. 

 

Yow Mon ! Where will the funds go?

  1. 31% goes to App Development.
  2. 30% goes into script writing and story board development.
  3. 11% Website and Hosting.
  4. 8% Research and Licensing Costs.
  5. 7% Indiegogo and Credit Card Fees :( 
  6. 2% Server to Host App.
  7. 11% Advertising and Marketing

Who are we ?

We founders are all JAMAICAN "20 somethings" with backgrounds varying from Enterprise and Mobile App Development,(Black Russian and Mario) Web Development (Shadow) and Database Engineering (Ram Goat), Marketing, Project Management and Innovation Management (Daco). Therefore, we have the perfect mix of Nerds and Flashy personalities to make Rastamar-i a reality. 

We have been fortunate enough to have travelled the Globe and have seen what the world has to offer. We now think its time we offer something back, outside of our GREAT MUSIC AND CULTURE.  

Can I get it on my phone?

It will be available on iPhone and Android first, and hopefully more platforms after. 

 

Sceptical ?  

See another popular app we have built before: 

http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/52447/?countrycode=JM

 

Not ready to contribute yet? 

Share the campaign link with your friends, your family and your colleagues and you will already give us a tremendous tap on the shoulder!

Thanks so much for your support!

 

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This campaign ended on July 3, 2013
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  • $5USD
    Blessings Mi Brother/ Sista

    1.Be a Beta-tester and the first one to get the app. 2. E-Mail with a special thank you from Rastamar-i himself.

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  • $15USD
    Yea Mon !!!

    1. All the above 2. Special Mention on the Website "Thanks For making it Happen" Section 3. Rastamar-i E Poster. 4. Get first 2 additional episodes of Rastamari for Free.

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  • $90USD
    Jamaica No Problem !!

    1. All the above and 2. 5 episodes of Rastamari for Free. 3. Limited Edition Rastamar-i : "Jamaica, No Problem" T-Shirt

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  • $130USD
    Mi LOVE IT !!

    1. All the above and 2. Signed Poster with thank you Video from the team

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  • $200USD
    BoBo DREAD Producer !!

    1. All the above and 2. Free Episodes for Life! of Rastamari. 3. Producer Credits 4. Personalized thank you Video from Rastamari

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  • $500USD
    RASTAMAN ANGEL

    1. Get everything you see above and 2. We draw a caricature of you, and create an episode in the game with your character in it !!!!

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