The Gamer’s Guide to Mental Health

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Pop quiz, Ready?

What’s the most important thing a Gamer must take care of at all times

A. Their Rig or Console?

B. Their insanely epic growing collection of games?

C. Their equipment (controllers, headsets, etc)

D. None of the above

Although all the above are important, they are not quite what I’m talking about. The most important thing a gamer must take care of is their mind. But why? Is it to stay sharp? Is it to keep up with the competition?  This week we are covering this past weekend’s twitchcon. One of the sessions was on streaming and mental health. It got me thinking and talking to my fellow hosts and I wanted to discuss a deeper issue. Video Games and Mental Health.

The Dark Side

Video games were introduced in the early 70’s and took the world of gamers by storm. It ripped us from the world…

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