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.



  • 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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