Mental Health

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The Bodhana Group: How Gaming Eases Mental Health

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Jack Berkenstock Jr. talks about how tabletop gaming eases anxiety as well as how players can make their tables more welcoming.
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The Appeal of Escapism in Gaming

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This past year has felt like a whirlwind. How do we cope with things unraveling beyond our control? Our grief?
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How the Fallout Games Saved My Life

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In the darkest time of my life, Fallout gave me something to reach for. This is a story of how this game series saved me from myself, and helped me discover how strong I really am.
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How Football Manager Helped Me Get Through the Pandemic

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The pandemic hasn't been easy for sports fans, but thanks to the Football Manager franchise, one fan found a way to cope in the lockdown.
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Supporting Mental Health - TechRaptor is now partnered with Safe In Our World

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Our Founder's story of mental health, and our dedication to partnering with Safe in Our World through monthly donations and fundraising.
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Safe In Our World To Hold Major Mental Health Fundraiser In May

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Next month, the mental health gaming charity Safe In Our World is holding a major fundraising event, and TechRaptor is getting involved.
Izzy from Lost Words writes in her journal, wondering if her grandma will recover from a stroke

How Lost Words: Beyond the Page Teaches You To Platform Through Grief

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I spoke to Lost Words: Beyond the Page developer, Mark Backler, to speak about how his new game takes players through the grieving process, one platform at a time.
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In Sound Mind Strikingly Manifests Mental-Health Struggles

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In Sound Mind places you directly into surreal mindscapes of mental health struggles, helping you both understand characters in the game while uncovering mystery after mystery. See why you should pick up this survival horror experience from developer We Create Stuff.
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Gaming Charity Safe In Our World Launches Today

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A new global gaming mental health charity launches today. Safe In Our World aims to help gamers with mental health issues.