Games for Charity + Child’s Play + Travis Eriksen + 007
- +7 Talks with Travis Eriksen of the Gamer-founded charity, Child’s Play
- We talk about how Child’s Play was founded by gamers of Penny Arcade wanting to counter negative press with positive action
- How the most uninteresting game of all time is used to raise money
- Child’s Play donates games because the positive effects on mood, morale, confidence, and even because it reduces the need for pain medication
- Please consider donating to Child’s Play – if that’s not something you can do, then spread the word around.
- Child’s Play Charity Home Page
- The Therapeutic Game Guide
- Donate to Child’s Play
- Snow World – pain reduction in VR
- Desert Bus-the most inoffensive video game of all time from Penn & Teller
- Penny Arcade
- EEDAR – the videogame database
- Quora Session with Ches – taking questions until Wednesday 8/9, 4pm Eastern. That is when you will get to start seeing my responses.
- You can submit questions about the show and anything else you see fit!
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