Gaming Progress: September

Hey, Gamers! Ah, September… the month of new beginnings, of starting university again and already feeling behind, and the month of decent gaming progress. Here are my previous two progress reports, and without further ado, this is what Josh and I got up to in September! Let’s start off with The Witcher, but not forContinue reading “Gaming Progress: September”

10 self-care tips for Gamers who are struggling with mental illness

Hey, Gamers! I feel like I’ve been pretty open about my mental illnesses, and lately, I’ve noticed a trend in a lot of gamers having mental illnesses. So, I wanted to share some tips that have helped both me and my partner over the years as we are both gamers and struggle with mental illness.Continue reading “10 self-care tips for Gamers who are struggling with mental illness”

Quote of the week #11

“Come on, Karen. Don’t act all hurt. It’s too late. Where were you when I broke my leg when I was 13? Not with me… When Daniel got a bad flu a couple years ago, you didn’t sleep next to him every night… Where were you?! Where were you?”- Sean, Life is Strange 2, 2018-2019Continue reading “Quote of the week #11”

Should Trigger Warnings be used in Video Games?

Hey, Gamers. This post is a little heavy and therefore I recommend making sure you’re in the right headspace before reading. It won’t be too bad but I am going to discuss things such as child abuse, sexual assault and hate crimes. I will also be talking a little bit about my experience with theContinue reading “Should Trigger Warnings be used in Video Games?”

Gaming Quote of the Week #10

So this one is kind of corny but I feel like it’s important to keep in mind. If you haven’t played ‘To The Moon’ (I haven’t either but that’s going to change very soon- I have read loads about it though), I recommend it. Personal touch, but I’m in my last year of University. I’veContinue reading “Gaming Quote of the Week #10”

Gaming quote of the week #7

“Don’t ever stop. Always keep going, no matter what happens and is taken from you. Even when life is so unfair, don’t give up.”- Ezio, Assassins Creed II I think this year has been bad in some way for everyone. I actually liked the quarantine because I don’t like going outside and interacting with otherContinue reading “Gaming quote of the week #7”

Should mental illness be used in video games?

I am not going to pretend I have a degree in psychology in this post (although my partner is doing a degree in psychology, so I do like to think I know a decent amount of stuff); this is going to be a sincere post about a very serious topic. I have several mental illnesses,Continue reading “Should mental illness be used in video games?”

What ‘Until Dawn’ teaches about mental health, and why it is important.

WARNING: SPOILERS FOR UNTIL DAWN (2014). Until Dawn is a psychological horror game, with emphasis on the psychological part. This article will discuss what this game teaches its audience about mental health illnesses, and why this is important. Mental illness is shown primarily through the character of Josh Washington, the elder brother of twins HannahContinue reading “What ‘Until Dawn’ teaches about mental health, and why it is important.”