Continuing from last week’s episode, today we explore even more games that have featured mental illness – for better or worse. Features interviews with Alec Holowka, co-creator of Night in the Woods.
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Registered Nurse Darren describes a few ways to look after yourself, from the basics to more complicated techniques for hacking your thought patterns. Includes a guided meditation with a very special guest.
A number of video games have explored representations of mental illnesses over the years. Today the CheckPoint team looks at who does it well, who does it badly, and explores why. Featuring interviews with developer Matt Gilgenbach, creator of Neverending Nightmares.
This episode is all about one of the most common mental health issues: depression. Featuring Ken Levine, Teddy Dief, Matt Gilgenbach, Zer0Doxy, Rae Johnston, Kelsey Gamble, and Jess Hodgson.
Over the years, games have gotten a bad reputation from the media. Words like “violence” and “addiction” crop up regularly. But what are the facts? Can video games actually be beneficial to mental health? (Spoiler alert: Yes!) Sources here.
We’ve had an incredible year. From the Kickstarter, to actually being privileged enough to film and produce the CheckPoint Series. Then there was PAX and the opportunity to partner with the incredible Child’s Play. And of course the launch of GamerMates – the internet’s first pro-mental health gaming...
Here at CheckPoint, we couldn’t be more thrilled to let you know that we are well underway in filming The CheckPoint Series. After a long 30 days gaining momentum on Kickstarter, our audience showed us how much they care about mental health. It was absolutely phenomenal. That...
It’s Your Last Chance to Back The CheckPoint Series, Tackling Mental Health Issues Using Video Games
Hello everyone! We have been hard at work over the last three weeks promoting our Kickstarter campaign for a webseries that aims to help people with mental health issues using the power of video games. There’s Just Three Days Left to Pledge! There are just 3 days left,...