Author Archives: Katrina Keller

Announcing a Partnership with Crisis Text Line

We’re happy to announce a new partnership with Crisis Text Line! It’s a free, 24/7, confidential text-messaging support line for people in crisis. You can text our keyword AFK to 741741 (US) and be connected with a live, trained Crisis Counselor. They cover a whole range of crises, from anxiety and depression, to eating disorders and […]

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Take 10 Charity Stream 2018

World Mental Health Day is Wednesday, October 10th. Take This Ambassador Streamers have put together a special Take 10 Charity Stream on October 10th to fight mental health stigma.  The Stream will be broadcast https://www.twitch.tv/team/takethisambassadors. You can find the campaign here and donate here. In the video games industry, Take This is the preeminent organization for game industry developers and the gaming community […]

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One Gamer Fund Steam Sale

This weekend you can support Take This and 6 other game-related charities when you purchase one of over 40 games, which are all on sale! The Steam Sale runs from 10 AM PT on Thursday September 20th to 10 AM PT on Monday September 24th. Visit the One Gamer Fund Steam Sale page for a full list of the games. Thanks to the […]

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Mental Health & Language Panel

During PAX West 2018 we joined Coco the Louder for a panel discussion on Mental Health and Language.  Thank you to both Caffeine.tv for streaming the panel and Coco the Louder for organizing and moderating the panel and being a great mental health advocate in the game community! Learning how to effectively and conscientiously talk about mental health […]

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Take This Announces Its Streaming Ambassadors

Take This, the first mental health nonprofit organization geared toward game developers and the gaming community, announced the first partners to join its “Take This Streaming Ambassador Program” on August 31, 2018 during PAX West.  Take This Streaming Ambassadors will serve as frontline, grassroots innovators and motivators in Take This’ campaign against the stigma, hopelessness, and […]

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We’re Heading to PAX West 2018

It’s almost time for PAX West and we’re getting ready for another great show! We’ll be bringing the AFK Room, our trained team of Psychomancers, the Hope Booth, and a few panels. Stop by and say hi! For more details about the AFK Room and Hope Booth, keep an eye on our Twitter and Facebook pages: AFK […]

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Through the Fog and into the Light

  To say that this was an easy journey would be a lie. To say that this is the only time I’ve made this journey would also be a lie. To say that the journey is to be made alone is perhaps the biggest lie of them all. Depression is a hell of a thing. […]

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Take This Named as Charity Partner

We are very pleased to have been named as the official Charity Partner of the inaugural Business of Indie Games Virtual Summit, to be held July 24-27, 2018. This global online event will focus exclusively on the strategy, finance & marketing of independent video games, and is an excellent forum in which to highlight that, […]

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Highlighting Hope Charity Event

If you’re in the Seattle area this Thursday, June 21st, come join Take This at Mox Boarding House in Bellevue, Washington for our first annual Highlighting Hope charity speed painting contest, as part of Mox’s Lock & Load pre-show event, and judged by our special guests: the Privateer Press studio team! The grand prize for […]

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Industry Veterans Jeff Green, Christian Svensson, and Kelsey Wesley join Take This, Inc. Board

The world’s first video game non-profit announces a massive expansion to its Board of Directors, adding industry veterans from Devolver Digital, Six Foot, EA, Uber, IGDA, Microsoft, and Hit Detection. Los Angeles CA —June 7, 2018 — E3 2018 — Now hosting its third consecutive AFK (Away from Keyboard) Room at E3, Take This will […]

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