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Microsoft to donate X019 ticket proceeds
Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Microsoft to donate X019 ticket proceeds

We’re indebted to Microsoft for their immensely generous offer to donate the ticket sale proceed ..
Chris plays and the community raise
Friday, September 13, 2019

Chris plays and the community raise

Wow, we’re lost for words here. We recently helped Chris, a gamer with muscular dystrophy, to ma ..
Two for one joystick offer
Thursday, September 12, 2019

Two for one joystick offer

Many of the people we work with can use one joystick more comfortably than two, so we’re always  ..
It's sweaty hero weekend!
Monday, September 09, 2019

It's sweaty hero weekend!

There were SO many people grimacing through the pain during these last two days to help us creat ..
It's a family affair as Leigh faces Scottish Challenge
Friday, September 06, 2019

It's a family affair as Leigh faces Scottish Challenge

Scottish cyclist Leigh isn't going to be alone when he takes on the Scotland Classic this weeken ..
GamesAid in £21k boost to our work
Thursday, September 05, 2019

GamesAid in £21k boost to our work

We’re very grateful to GamesAid () for a donation of over £21k to support our work. We’re one of ..
"All he wants to do is get involved"
Thursday, September 05, 2019

"All he wants to do is get involved"

“Max often watches his brother and sister play games and all he wants to do is get involved,” s ..
Another amazing Insomnia!
Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Another amazing Insomnia!

We had a truly amazing weekend at Insomnia65 in Birmingham last week. A HUGE thank you to everyo ..
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 ..

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