Tag Archives: AFK

Going to MAGFest? Help Us Help Other Attendees By Volunteering at the AFK Room or Booth of Hope

MAGFest is almost here. From January 4-7, we’ll be in National Harbor, MD, bringing the AFK Room to the show for the first time. Take This and the AFK Room are things many attendees have come to rely on as a part of the con experience at many major cons. The AFK Room helps them […]

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Dr. B Recaps PAX Unplugged 2017

The first-ever PAX Unplugged has come and gone, and it was a fantastic time. Our volunteers were amazing, our supporters were wonderful, and our panel was packed full of awesome people. We’ll let Dr. B run down the details of our last big show of 2017. It may be a wrap for our ground team […]

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Where to Find Take This and the AFK Room at PAX Unplugged

This weekend, Take This will be at PAX Unplugged. We’ve shared the full details of our Unplugged plans, but if you’re headed to the show and you want a quick reference, here you are! AFK Room Visit the AFK room when you’re feeling anxious, overstimulated, or otherwise not OK. The AFK Room can be found […]

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Join Us This Weekend at PAX Unplugged

Are you heading to the first ever PAX Unplugged this weekend, in Philadelphia, PA? If so, good news: Take This will be there, and we’re bringing our full complement of Psychomancers and volunteers, our mental health experts, and piles of awesome loot for anyone who donates. Badges are still available at the time of writing, […]

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Take This AFK Room Powered by CheckPoint

Take This is proud to be working with local Australian mental health and video game advocacy organization, CheckPoint, to bring the Take This AFK Room experience to PAX Aus. Take This has long been a fan of the great work CheckPoint has done “Down Under”, starting with its founders’ work with Take This as the […]

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Take This and the AFK Room Will Be at PAX West 2017

Heading to PAX West 2017? We’ll be there, bringing the AFK Room, panels, and some amazing new merchandise. From Friday, September 1st to Monday, September 4th, you’ll find Take This in the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle. We have two bases of operations at PAX: the AFK Room and our booth in the Diversity […]

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We’re Helping Attendees and Exhibitors at PAX West, and We Can’t Do It Alone

Are you in Seattle on September 1 – 4, maybe heading to PAX West? Believe in supporting mental health awareness? Thanks to our amazing supporters, we’ll be there — and we need your help. We’re looking for more people to join the wonderful volunteers at our booth and in the AFK Room. Booth volunteers spread […]

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Catch Dr. B Talking Take This, Stigma, and Nerd Life on ‘Our Fractured Minds’

In this episode of the Our Fractured Minds podcast, our very own Dr. B, Raffael Boccamazzo, sits down with host Jeff Renoe to talk about some very important (and some not-so important) subjects: What brought Dr. B to Take This Why neither of them watch The Big Bang Theory The healing power of fantasy The […]

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Need a Breather or a Mental Health Break at E3 2017? Visit the AFK Room

We’re just a few days out from E3 2017, and Take This will be there. If you’re at the show and it gets to be too much for any reason, join us at the AFK Room for quiet and, if you need it, the support of our clinician volunteers. For those of us following along […]

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Where to Find Take This and the AFK Room at MomoCon 2017

Heading to MomoCon? Don’t forget to stay hydrated, wear comfortable shoes — and note down where to find the AFK Room. The AFK Room is a quiet, safe space staffed with licensed mental health clinicians and volunteers. If the busy convention gets to be too stimulating, your anxiety gets to be too much, or you […]

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