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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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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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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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