Tag Archives: AFK

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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We Did It!

WAHHH! You lovely humans! What did you do? You funded our AFK Room Program 2017 Kickstarter to $38,721! That’s AMAZING! Combined with the $28,265 we raised in the first half of our interrupted Indiegogo campaign, that makes for a grand total of $66,536 raised to put life-saving Take This AFK Rooms in conventions around the […]

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Where to Find the AFK Room, Take This Merchandise and Panels at PAX East 2017

We’re two days out from PAX East, and thanks to our supporters, we’ll be there. Everyone here at Team Take This is making lists and checking them twice — or four or five times, just to be sure. If you’re getting ready to head out to the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (BCEC) on Friday, […]

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Help Bring the AFK Room to Conventions Around the World

If you’ve ever been overwhelmed in a crowd, you know how good it can feel to step out of the chaos into a quiet, still space. For a lot of us in the video game industry, the AFK Room program offers that space — a room at busy gaming conventions where there’s no crowd, no […]

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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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