The world of tech and video games can be an incredibly daunting place for parents. Kids now have access to an entire universe of information and media that even twenty years ago seemed impossible, and, somehow, their parents are tasked with managing that! On the one hand, the media...
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Starting this week we are holding our regular GamerMates sessions! GamerMates is a pro-mental health gaming community. Join us on alternate Tuesdays for Overwatch and Thursdays for Minecraft, in our dedicated servers and team matches. Meet friends, chat, watch or simply just play and be part...
There has been a lot of hype in the media over the last few days due to renewed interest in the concept of a psychiatric disorder involving video games. This has come in response to the WHO releasing details of the beta-draft of the ICD-11 which includes proposed...
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...
This guest feature was written by Devon Wiersma, Game Designer and Writer. Some names in this article have been changed, but all stories are real-life examples from game development students. If you feel affected by anything in this article, please refer to our global mental health directory. ...
This guest feature was written by Dr Neil R. Jeyasingam, Bsc(Med), MBBS, MBus, MPsych, Cert(Old Age), FRANZCP. He is a Psychiatrist, Psychotherapist, Philosopher and Player of Games. Buy his book (it’s pretty good!) It was Super Mario Bros 2, World 4-1, when I had my first beneficial...
June has been a huge month for us here at CheckPoint. We started by achieving our funding goal on Kickstarter, securing $63,000 for The CheckPoint Series. We recently met with our producers and have begun scripting, aiming to commence filming this August. I’m thrilled to have on board...
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,...
The Royal Australia and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) is the principal body representing the medical speciality of psychiatry in Australasia. They account for training of specialist doctors to become psychiatrists, as well as research publication, governance and policy management. Your Health in Mind They recently launched Your...
We are thrilled to announce the launch of our new Kickstarter campaign “The CheckPoint Series”! By pledging, you will help to create a 16-episode webseries looking at Mental Health and the Power of Video Games. If fully funded, the webseries will be divided into two seasons, and will launch in...
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Join the GamerMates pro-mental health community and explore the awesome world of tabletop games! We'll be doing a CheckPoint themed puzzles, then learning the ways of Tabletop Simulator with a variety
Join the GamerMates pro-mental health community and explore the awesome world of tabletop games!
We’ll be doing a CheckPoint themed puzzles, then learning the ways of Tabletop Simulator with a variety of different board games to learn and have fun with.
(Saturday) 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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