I do like my tech. Okay, “early adopter” seems to have picked up a negative connotation these days, but I’m still happy to identify as such!
How to Survive a Haunting is a Mental Health LARP from an experienced disability coach
In the game, the single player is “Stranger” – an entity with a ghost problem and a potential solution with the surprise discovery of an old journal written by someone who only refers themselves as “The Journalkeeper”.
Training like a superhero: Rugby site makes workout suggestions
Geeks can and do, look good. More importantly, it’s about health, not appearance, and health doesn’t happen by magic. We do have to work at it, and lots of geeks do.
Hardware site Ebuyer dares a path into meatspace fleshsuit advice
Bodies! It’s a stereotype for a reason; although beginning to change, geeks haven’t an excellent track record with health and bodies.
RPGs & Mental Health: A RPG designer on social anxiety
You know, they’re just as nervous as you are… even more so”
RPGs & Mental Health: A RPG designer on games as self-discovery
In games, we’re used to exploring magical lands and dangerous dungeons. What about exploring ourselves?
Quell: This computer RPG will help you get fighting fit
It’s not usual that a Kickstarter has to reassure potential backers that they don’t need real-life combat skills.
Do I play too much video games?
You will receive a computer-generated normative feedback based on the answers you have provided in relation to all other participants of the study recruited to date.
Is gaming addiction a disease? The World Health Organisation decides this week
A year ago, the WHO announced plans to include Gaming Disorder in The International Classification of Diseases (ICD).
The real monsters gamers face
Artist Toby Allen has done a great thing. He’s created a series of monster cards that depict mental illnesses as monsters. These are the real horrors that so many gamers and members of the geek community face every day. These brilliant illustrations are also available on Society6 so you can buy these as mugs, stationary […]