No Man's Sky Name-a-thon Fundraiser


Louisiana has experienced historic flooding over the last several days after being struck by a "once-in-a-thousand-years rain event."

Since many of The Independent Gaming League's team members and supporters live in the effected areas, or have friends and family who do, we at IGL wanted to figure out a way we could activate our dedicated community of gamers to join forces to do something above and beyond to help the tens of thousands who have lost homes, livelihoods, and in some cases, family members this past week.

We came up with an idea that's a little bit outside the box, even for a gaming fundraiser... 

When you donate $1 or more, IGL's team of digital explorers will venture out in the vast universe of No Man's Sky and discover a new planet, animal, outpost, or just about anything never-before-seen and name it whatever you like!

You can have us name something after your mom, your favorite artist, the last thing you ate for dinner, really just about anything (as long as it isn't offensive and won't get blocked by the No Man's Sky profanity filter). Every dollar raised, minus payment processing fees, will be donated directly by us to the Red Cross of Louisiana. 

Here's how this works:

  • Click donate below
  • Fill out all the required fields in our donation form
  • Donate $1 or more
  • Specify a name that won't be caught in the No Man's Sky profanity filter (if your name doesn't work for any reason we'll try a logical variant, at our discretion)
  • You'll then be added to a list of donors, and when your time arrives we'll name our next discovery whatever you specified in your donation (i.e. you're next on the list, we discover a planet, that planet is named whatever you asked for)
  • Your donation/discovery may not be posted in real time, but we will get to you as soon as possible
  • A screenshot of all discovered and named items will be posted in the gallery below

Total Donations $102

Total Discoveries 10

Not into the whole donating to strangers on the internet thing? Donate directly to Red Cross now.


Discoveries Gallery