Posts Tagged “Penny Arcade”

Penny Arcade To Show Off Rain-Slick Precipice Episode 3 At PAX East

Fans attending the Penny Arcade Expo East in Boston this weekend will get to take a look at the continuation of Penny Arcade’s RPG series, On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness, Episode 3. Read On »


posted April 5, 2012 - 8:46 am in Gaming, News by

Child’s Play Raises Spirits This Holiday Season

Most of us can say we’ve been in a hospital at least once in our lives; whether as a patient or visitor of family or friends.  You may remember the smell of the sterile environment, the harsh glare of bright lights, and the pleasant voice occasionally blaring over the P.A. System paging a doctor, nurse, or someone.  Even though hospitals are places of healing and recovery, you never want to stay for an extended period of time – if you can help it.  As a child, a hospital is the last place you want to be in.  Locked up and not being able to run around, with just a TV and some old toys to keep you company can be extremely difficult on a kid – or at least that’s the way it was before the inception of the Child’s Play Charity’s in 2003. Read On »


posted November 4, 2011 - 9:00 am in Charities, Gaming Life by

Child’s Play Charity Brings 1.8M Needed Smiles This Christmas

If you’re a gamer, you may enjoy web-comics such as Penny-Arcade.  And if you’re a fan of Penny-Arcade, you probably know about the Child’s Play Charity.  If you don’t, then sit down, enjoy your hot cocoa, and let Uncle Will tell you a little story. In late November of 2003, Bill France, a columnist for the Herald in Everett, Washington, had written a story entitled, “Violent video games are training children to kill“.  Like many… Read On »


posted December 28, 2010 - 3:05 pm in Charities, Gaming Life by