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

If you believe in fighting for mental health awareness, come join us at Momocon! 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. Volunteers at our booth spread word of the Take […]

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Help Us Bring Color to Mental Health Awareness Month

If you’ve ever visited one of our AFK Rooms, you know we keep them well-stocked with coloring books. The act of coloring can be grounding; it can be a temporary distraction from the noise and crowds of a busy convention; it can make people more comfortable taking the time they need. So in celebration of […]

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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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Last Day to Support the AFK Room Kickstarter!

The finish line is just ahead of us: this campaign is ending in less than a day. And we’re going into it with some huge news. PAX South Unlocked You’ve done something wonderful, friends: You’ve made sure Take This will be able to bring the life-saving AFK Room program to PAX South 2018. The program […]

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This Is It!

Dear friendos, It’s time for a personal confession: I’ve been losing sleep over this campaign. For me, this Kickstarter is about more than how many dollars we can raise to put life-saving AFK Rooms in convention spaces, and how many we can add in the future. For me, this is about whether or not Take […]

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Feel Like Game Development is Hard on Your Mental Health? This Panel Proves That You Aren’t Alone

It can be hard for people in the video game industry to acknowledge that mental health issues exist at all levels. Stigma hits hard, and when you’re a professional in the industry it’s natural to worry that opening up might have an impact on your career prospects. When you’re an employer or studio head, that […]

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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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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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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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