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Where to Find the AFK Room and Take This at PAX South 2018

Even as Team Take This gets set up for our first show of the year, our second is creeping up quickly: we’ll be at PAX South 2018 January 12 – 14, and we’re looking forward to seeing you there. Below, we have all the info you need to find the AFK Room, Booth of Hope, […]

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Heading to MAGFest 2018? We’ll Be There, and So Will the AFK Room

It’s not quite 2018 and — thanks to the support of our amazing supporters and Patrons — we’re already packing for our first show of the year: MAGFest 2018. We’ll be at the Gaylord Hotel and Convention Center in National Harbor, MD from January 4th to January 7th with our great team of Psychomancers and […]

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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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Discover How Geeky Hobbies and the Mental Health Profession Combine in Our PAX Unplugged Panel

At Take This, we work with a lot of amazing mental health professionals. We know they can be fascinating, multi-faceted geeks and gamers, and we want to show that side of the profession to the world. For PAX Unplugged, our clinical director, Dr. B, moderated a panel for just that purpose. Trusting the Party’s Healer: […]

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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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Feeling Those Post-Con Blues? You’re Not Alone

If you just got back from PAX Aus and you’re feeling a bit down, don’t worry — you’re far from alone. A lot of us come back from big events feeling off in ways that can’t be solely attributed to too much walking, too much junk food, and not nearly enough water or sleep. Gizmodo […]

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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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Going to TwitchCon? Don’t Miss This Panel

Watch live video from Twitch on www.twitch.tv Twitch is many things to many people. To some, it’s a business. To others, it’s a way to unwind. It can be a place to build a community, but it’s also a place where where — as with most of the Internet — harassment can be an issue. […]

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