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To those new to this newsletter, welcome 👋🏼. We reach out periodically to keep you updated on our progress. The Luna Park family is growing whether it’s our team members, hosts, or players. However, our mission is unchanged: We’re creating an all-in-one tool where hosts can produce a branded, interactive game show allowing users to 📺watch and 🎮play from self-formed parties 👯‍♂️👯‍♀️.

Highlights

  • The team has grown to 8 as we recently added two more engineers (one from a notable music product and the other from the world of live streaming)

  • We survey players after the game and recently we’ve been seeing ~80%+ of players say Luna Park is a better solution for trivia than the alternatives

  • Private chat is launched (more on that below) and we are in the early days of testing our “on stage” feature, which allows the host to bring up to 4 players on stage for everyone in attendance to see / hear

  • Since the last newsletter we ran over 30 events on Luna Park with a lot of happy hosts and players


💡 Lowlights

  • We are still in “closed beta” so the process to onboard hosts is still slower and more intensive than we’d like but it sets our hosts up for success

  • We know we need to do a better job of facilitating the solo player experience but we have some exciting developments in the pipeline there


🆕 Product Updates

Recently I’ve been talking to you a lot about stabilization and optimization. We made huge strides there over the last couple of months so our focus has turned back to new feature development. Last week we launched “private chat,” which was one of the most requested features from hosts and players alike. The new implementation allows for:

  • All Event Communication → Send a message to everyone in the event

  • Team Chat → Send a message to everyone on your team

  • Private Chat → Send a private message to one other person in the event, such as the host

This will help streamline communication and make things more seamless for everyone in attendance. It’s been in place over the last week and we are seeing positive feedback already.


📆 Select Upcoming Events

  • 3/17 - Multiple corporate events

  • 3/19 - Multiple corporate events

  • 3/20 + 3/21 - Multiple corporate events + Sunday Night Special

  • 3/22 - Drag Trivia, Community Game

  • Many more throughout the week!


😍 Kudos

  • Garry for being patient and persistent 🙌

  • Gervan for opening us up in London 🎉

  • Jai for blazing a trail in Dubai 🥂

  • Jeff & Miranda for putting on a great show 🕺💃

  • Ali for creating a ton of fun ✨

  • Pam for being Pam! 💅


Thanks for reading! As always, don’t hesitate to reach out to me with any thoughts, feedback, or concerns. Until then, we’ll be hard at work building Luna Park.


Arlen, Ben, Bo, Boen, Yusang, Kumo, Drew, and Hugh

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