Together, We Raised $2,000 for Extra Life!

 

Our 4th annual Extra Life fundraising campaign is complete! With your help, we raised $2,000 USD for the Children’s Miracle Network of Hospitals this year! Since we began fundraising with Extra Life in 2018, we’ve raised $6,820 USD for this incredibly important cause. Can’t even wrap my head around what we’ve been able to achieve to-date and what we’ll achieve in the future!

This is gonna be a short post cause I’m still recovering from the 24-hour gaming marathon, but I wanted to share a few more shoutouts:

  • Thank you to everyone who made a donation. You’re the real MVPs!
  • Thank you to executive producer Steff who helped out with all of the behind-the-scenes stuff, as well as taking centre stage for multiple segments of the show!
  • Thank you to my family and friends who participated in this year’s show, whether you were on mic or just playing games with us. Sharing this experience with you makes the marathon so much better!
  • Thank you to Extra Life Toronto and Raw Fury for providing many in the community with game codes to give away as part of the festivities! Congratulations to everyone that won!
  • Thank you to anyone who has watched the marathon stream and any of the mini-event streams leading up to Game Day.
  • Thank you to everyone who liked and shared any of my content relating to this campaign. You’re helping to raise awareness and inspiring others to join this movement.

I won’t be closing the door on the 2021 campaign quite yet. Hoping to share my thoughts on this year’s campaign in at least one more post. There are many Extra Life rewards I need to prepare and mail off to donors. Also, I have lots of video from the event to edit and share. For now though, I’m gonna get back to recovering from this year’s campaign. Thank you again for everything! Enjoy the week ahead!

And if you’d still like to make a donation, it’s not too late! Link below!

Our Extra Life 24-hour gaming marathon begins tomorrow!

One more sleep!

Tomorrow at 9am EST, my friends, family, and I will embark on a 24-hour Extra Life marathon! We’re fundraising in support of the Children’s Miracle Network of Hospitals by playing games, eating snacks, opening packs of Pokemon cards, and more!

You can watch the show here: twitch.tv/inthirdperson

The schedule may change once game day occurs, but below is the tentative itinerary. Feel free to drop by at any time. Make sure to say hello to us in the chat!

9am-11am: Tetris 99

11am-1pm: Mario Party Superstars

1pm-3pm: Mario Golf Super Rush

3pm-5pm: Jackbox Party Pack 8

5pm-7pm: Exit: The Game

7pm-7:30pm: Pokemon card pack opening

7:30pm-8pm: Secret snack taste test

8pm-10pm: Mario Kart 8

10pm-12am: Among Us

12am-2am: Pokemon TCG Online (3-hour)

2am-4am: Animal Crossing: New Horizons

4am-5am: Overcooked 2

5am-7am: Nickelodeon All-Stars

7am-9am: Monopoly: Animal Crossing Edition

When you make a donation during the show (donation link here), we’ll fire my trusty money gun in your honour! Better yet, if you donate at one of the three reward tiers, you’ll be eligible to receive spray paint art prints, a signed Pokemon card, and a thank you note from me!

Even your Twitch channel points can make a difference! If you cash in for the Poke Flute and manage to score a Shiny Jett, not only will I do the rest of the marathon in a Snorlax onesie, I’ll also make a $100 donation in your honour AND I’ll send you all of the rewards! If you manage to pull off this feat, send me your mailing address in a Twitch whisper and I’ll hook you up!


Game On!

Can’t wait to get this show on the road! We’ll see you tomorrow and I thank you in advance for your support of the Children’s Miracle Network of Hospitals!

Our Extra Life 2021 campaign begins now! Get your spray paint art rewards and tune into the 24-hour gaming marathon on November 6th!

Since we began supporting Extra Life in 2018, we’ve raised over $4,800 USD for the Children’s Miracle Network of Hospitals. For everyone who has supported the cause to-date, thank you!

We’re keeping the support going with our 4th annual Extra Life fundraising campaign! We’ve got a 24-hour marathon lined up, spray paint art rewards for donors, and more in store for this sprint to November 6th!

If you’re ready to donate, head over to my Extra Life page, make a donation, and get your rewards! If you want more detail on the upcoming events and activities, keep reading!

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Spray Paint Art Rewards, Tetris 99 & Overwatch Events, and a 24-Hour Gaming Marathon as Part of My Extra Life 2020 Campaign!

Over the past two years, we’ve raised over $2,000 in support of the Children’s Miracle Network of Hospitals through Extra Life. With 2020 being the year that it is, our help is needed more than ever! This year, your donations will go towards the Children’s Hospital COVID-19 Impact Fund. In light of where things are in the world, it’s crucial that we step up and help the kids during these unprecedented times.

If that’s all the convincing you need to support the cause, head over to my donation page and contribute whatever you’re able to spare. But if you’d like to learn more about the cause or follow along with all of my initiatives to support Extra Life this year, read on!

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Tetris 99 Live Stream – Donating to Extra Life for Every Top 5 Finish!

[NOTE: Due to an unjust copyright claim and no real way for me to dispute it, I pulled the YouTube version of the video down. You can watch the whole stream on Twitch though!]

Playing Tetris 99 for the kids! I put my skills to the test in Tetris 99 Invictus mode and celebrate our top 5 finishes with donations to Extra Life! While I claw my way to the top, I tease some events that could be happening during our upcoming 25-hour gaming marathon, anime, careers in the gaming industry, upcoming Nintendo Switch releases, and I explain my motivations for supporting Extra Life!

View the full post to see the shoutouts!

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Notes from the Mortal Kombat 11 Gameplay Reveal Event

First revealed at the 2018 Game Awards, Mortal Kombat 11 had its big coming out party at a January 17th event. We got our first real glimpse at its gameplay, expanded variation system, story prologue, and more! Not going to provide a comprehensive rundown here, but I’ll highlight a few notes that I thought were worth noting!

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Closing Thoughts on Pokemon Go’s Halloween Event

After five days of spooktacular action, the Halloween event in Pokemon Go has come to a close. Based on anecdotal evidence and some research from Sensor Tower, the event was a huge success. What made this event such a hit? And does it give us any clues into the future of the game?

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