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Lucky Bucks








GawkBox was a gaming startup that tested new ways to reward and monetize influencers. They supported content creators with tools to build community through live chat and to recognize active players through a system of ranks and rewards. Their platform also allowed gamers to reward their favorite content creators through ad viewing.

Client Challenge

  • Serving as the Product Owner, the CEO of Gawkbox was seeking a game design and development partner for Lucky Bucks, a free-to-play sweepstakes scratch-off game that allowed users to win real cash
  • One of the biggest challenges was the Product Owner’s need to produce a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) in only six weeks, from high concept to release

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Robot Sea Monster Solution

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  • Robot Sea Monster built Lucky Bucks from the ground up, forming an integrated agile development team with our client, GawkBox
  • We produced the MVP in only six weeks, remarkable for a major project that included a built-in Unity engine, a Microsoft Azure PlayFab back end for analytics, and in-game events
  • Players could log in via Facebook and receive payouts through PayPal
  • Success following launch led to a very strong Day 2 retention rate of 53%

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