Extra Life – Donation Incentives

Hello everybody. We’re coming close to Extra Life now, only a handful of days until Saturday and our RPG games. As always, you can go here to give for the cause.

Last time we had the schedule and a reminder on the prizes, but today I’d like to talk to you about some of the fun stuff you can make happen in the different adventures with your donations. Yes, you can influence what’s happening with your donations, you just have to tell us what you’d like to see happen. Continue reading Extra Life – Donation Incentives

Summer Games Done Quick 2017 is ON!

It’s that time of the year again, when speedrunners from around the world get together for a week-long marathon of game, space and time breaking playthroughs of both famous mainstream games and some obscure gems of the gaming world of which only the runners themselves and their community have heard of.

Yes, it’s Games Done Quick, specifically Summer Games Done Quick, raising money and awareness for Médecins Sans Frontières, aka Doctors Without Borders. Last year the speedrunners community raised nearly $1.3 million and you can be sure they’ll attempt to beat that record this week, using their amazing incentives to draw donors. Continue reading Summer Games Done Quick 2017 is ON!

Here Comes a New Challenger! – Extra Life 2015

Last week I announced I was taking part in this year’s Extra Life, to raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals as part of the amazing Team Tomb Raider Community.

Last year I was part of another site’s writing staff and through them I had the honour, the pleasure and the privilege of participating in Gameblast 2014, raising money for SpecialEffect, a UK-based organisation that focuses on helping people with disabilities enjoy the world of gaming and in turn helping them through gaming. It was a wonderful experience that left me with the desire to do more. Continue reading Here Comes a New Challenger! – Extra Life 2015