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More goals for Finlay!
Wednesday, August 21, 2019

More goals for Finlay!

Last week our OTs Nomi and Mhairi went to Scotland to visit some gamers who’d asked for our help ..
Playing GNOG with your eyes
Friday, August 09, 2019

Playing GNOG with your eyes

Love this. Our mysterious R&D team sometimes wander into our noisy Fundraising and Comms off ..
One Special Day is back
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

One Special Day is back

One Special Day, the games industry’s biggest annual day of fundraising, returns on Friday 4 Oct ..
Second round of mods keeps Shaun gaming
Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Second round of mods keeps Shaun gaming

It was great to see Shaun again this week. He has Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy and we first hel ..
Chickens, BlapBash and sweaty lycra
Friday, July 26, 2019

Chickens, BlapBash and sweaty lycra

Becky (whose birthday it is today BTW!) just messaged the rest of the team with ‘This is insane  ..
​Playing above the pain
Thursday, July 25, 2019

​Playing above the pain

Naomi’s a keen PS4 gamer who loves open world games like Assassins Creed and Uncharted, but pain ..
King cyclists take on Italian challenge
Wednesday, July 24, 2019

King cyclists take on Italian challenge

Flashing the candy-coloured lycra in Italy this weekend will be a group of intrepid King (https: ..
10k Team SpecialEffect raise over £25,000!
Wednesday, July 24, 2019

10k Team SpecialEffect raise over £25,000!

Was it all a dream? No, this ACTUALLY happened! 190+ runners took to the London streets for the  ..
​Saim's joining in the family gaming fun
Friday, July 19, 2019

​Saim's joining in the family gaming fun

What a lovely photo of Saim sharing some gaming magic with his sisters! His cerebral affects mai ..
Sticking point: choosing a joystick for the XAC
Thursday, July 18, 2019

Sticking point: choosing a joystick for the XAC

So you’ve got a Microsoft XAC and you need a joystick. But which one? Frankie takes you through  ..
Team SpecialEffect nearly 200 strong!
Monday, July 15, 2019

Team SpecialEffect nearly 200 strong!

They said it couldn’t be done! After Team SpecialEffect hit the heady heights of 125 runners tak ..
Setup tweak keeps Beth on the gaming track
Thursday, July 11, 2019

Setup tweak keeps Beth on the gaming track

Frankie and Nomi were super excited to report that the amazing Beth is still gaming brilliantly  ..

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