Category Archives: Take This

Support the AFK Room Program with a Brand-New Pinny Arcade Pin

Take This is thrilled to announce a delightful addition to our AFK Room fundraising campaign: a gorgeous Pinny Arcade pin designed by Penny Arcade’s Mike ‘Gabe’ Krahulik. Above, you can see Krahulik’s original art for the pin. Stay tuned — we’ll have the final pin design for you soon. All proceeds from this pin will […]

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Join the Fight Against Mental Health Stigma – Volunteer With Us at PAX East

If you believe in fighting for mental health awareness, come join us at PAX East! We’ll be there, thanks to our wonderful supporters, and we need your help. We’re looking for more people to join the wonderful volunteers at our booth and in the AFK Room. Volunteers at our booth can spread word of the […]

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Take This Needs You

If you’ve come to appreciate the Take This AFK Room program, please give us a boost and spread the word: Take This needs your help. We’ve launched a campaign on Indiegogo to support the program, and we can’t do it alone. There’s a lot to love about the AFK Room program. We hear it again […]

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Find Take This and the AFK Room at PAX South 2017

PAX South is almost here. On Friday, Take This will be joining many of you in San Antonio, TX, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. Enjoy playing all the games, exhibiting, helping out at the show, or otherwise living PAX life, and we’ll be there with the AFK Room if things get to be […]

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How to Help Us Support Devs and Gamers at PAX South

PAX South is just a few weeks away. Are you going to be there, or will you be in the San Antonio area on January 27-29? Want to help our mission to fight stigma in the gaming community and make the convention a better time for attendees with mental health issues? Come help us out! […]

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Thanks For Your Support Over the Holidays!

Last week, we held our annual holiday fundraiser. Today, we want to thank you for making it a success! With your help, we raised over $1,500 to support the Take This programs you know and love. You were generous with your time and money, raising funds by streaming, spreading the word, watching the streams, and […]

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A Long Road

This September marked the four-year anniversary of the founding of Take This. An anniversary we allowed to pass with little fanfare, because although our founding marked the beginning of a journey that has taken us from a gathering of concerned citizens to a full-fledged non-profit charity with operations all over the world, the date also […]

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We’re Streaming With Friends Today – Come Join Us!

Our holiday stream gets into full swing today, so be sure to come watch! Our co-founder, Russ Pitts, has promised to join us on stream today. Will he be playing the eternally-charming Chibi-Robo!? Tune in to find out. We also have ElisaRockDoc joining us from 2 p.m. PST onward to play through Borderlands 2, and The Mana […]

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It’s Dangerous to Stream Alone, So Let’s #StreamTogether

The holidays are here, so let’s settle in with some good video games start streaming – it’s time for the It’s Dangerous to Stream Alone holiday fundraiser. We’re making our own merry with game streams and good times all week, and we hope you’ll come too. Starting today and going through December 30th, we’re inviting everyone […]

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It’s Dangerous to Stream Alone – So Stream With Us Next Week!

The holidays are upon us, which means it’s time to get nice and cozy, settle in with a good video game, and stream with some of our wonderful friends and supporters. It’s a Take This tradition: the It’s Dangerous to Stream Alone holiday fundraiser. We make our own merry with five days of game streams […]

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