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Found 51 results

  1. East Berlin

    Just realized I never posted my event here. On facebook yes. So For the second year we are running an event in East Berlin PA, for any of those local to York.
  2. KC Game On Event

    Here's your schedule! We have a lot of overlap during the day, so the new kids will get plenty of experience! Location: Cerner: 2702 Rock Creek Parkway, North Kansas City, MO 64117 Located in North Kansas City, MO (nearly the centerpoint of the KC Metro) - our venue is right off of I-35 and Armour Road, just north of downtown KCMO. There is no public transportation to this area on Saturdays so you will need to drive/carpool to the event. October 7th : 12pm to 10pm Finch 12-3 Ashley 12-3 Sean 2-5 David (Brie) 2-5 Anthony Hayes 5-8 Michael Andrews 5-8 Brigid 5-8 Kevin Kelly 6-9 Jessie 7-10 Billy 7-10
  3. Miami Kick-off Event!

    Hey there everybody! I'm excited to announce that Nichlaus Children's Hospital, with the help from our local Microsoft Store, will be hosting an Extra Life kick-off event at the hospital this coming Monday, September 25th. This event will be a chance for the kids currently at the hospital to hang out, play video games and party along with the community as a way to raise awareness for Extra Life. This is a kid friendly event, happening from 5 to 7 pm, a perfect way to round out your Monday, get those after school jitters out, and have a fun time. You can see the Facebook event here! Feel free to message me if you have any questions! I'm really excited for this event, and I hope to see a great turn out! -Alex "aBigScaryDino"
  4. DigitalPantheon Kickoff Stream!

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    Join Us! This weekend, from August 31 to September 4, Digital Pantheon will be supporting Children's Healthcare of Atlanta over the DragonCon weekend. While this is a little early for the 24 hour event, we'll be tallying a total of 24 hours over a few days as we attend DragonCon in the morning to afternoon, and streaming from evening till midnight or later! Be sure to Tweet out to your friends and give us a little push to get our names out there. We are a group of diverse channels on Twitch, and have unified into DP to team up permanently! Follow us on: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKs2QGNVIAtRTZrFN1rTnuQ https://www.twitch.tv/digitalpantheon https://twitter.com/DigiPantheon https://www.facebook.com/DigitalPantheon/
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    It's a common misconception that Extra Life is solely a video game marathon, when in reality, we had over 15,000 people participate by playing tabletop games just last year! We’re excited to announce that on Saturday, Sept. 23 we will be kicking off the third annual Extra Life Tabletop Appreciation Weekend! Think of Tabletop Appreciation Weekend as the pre-party for the crazy fun that will go down on Game Day on Nov. 4th. Thousands of our #EXTRALIFETabletop supporters will be creating Extra Life teams, playing their favorite games and sharing Extra Life with their friends and fans. Let's give a shout out to tabletop players everywhere for their relentless support of our hospitals and the families they treat!
  6. Hey everybody! Otakon is a little over a week away and we're in need of volunteers. Otakon is one of our busiest events of the year, so it would be great if we could get a lot of table coverage without burning people out. If you're going to be there and would like to help out (or if you don't already have a badge and want to see what all the fuss is about) please head over to the forums and respond to our calendar event: http://community.extra-life.org/calendar/event/1275-otakon/ Even if you can only help out for a couple hours, every little bit helps! Thanks guys, and keep up the great work.
  7. Upcoming ComicCon

    Hey all, Just wondering if we have ironed out the details for the team members that want to go to the con and represent! I would like to be there and can commit to both days!!!! ( I like cons) Also, I can bring, anything tech that we might need. I know some people mentioned bringing a console? Any who, hopefully we get some replies and get something worked out! Talk soon, thank you
  8. Hey everyone! We have another exciting opportunity to volunteer coming up with Southern-Fried Gameroom Expo! I personally have not been to this one but from the sounds of it they are growing and they love having us there! SFGE has given us 2 badges that we can swap out in shifts during this event. Depending on how many people would like to attend will determine the length of the shifts. Also in addition to recruiting at a table, SFEG has asked us for 2-3 members to help them with their "Class of '82" tournament! These will be additional volunteers that will help them from about 11:30 - 1pm on Saturday. If you are interested please let me know as soon as possible because they need to know if the next 2 days. Here is our volunteer signup sheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/116mavUSrzf5VRW9iL9iam1wUSews4CzhyAIjU63Pf0o/edit#gid=2068846278 Please let me know as soon as possible if you would be interested in helping the tournament! Update 05/26/2017
  9. Half Life

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    Join us June 24th for Half-Life, a 12 hour gaming marathon in the heart of the Children’s Hospital brought to you by Extra Life Nashville and Dell. RSVP on the eventbrite page here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/half-life-nashville-tickets-35199657122 We’ll be gaming for 12 full hours from 10am-10pm to recruit more Extra Life members along with raise money for Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital. Bring your own computer, laptop, console, or even board games! Nothing is off limits! We’ll also provide consoles for anyone to play! We’ll be holding giveaways and gaming tournaments throughout the day as well. Come for 2 hours, 8 hours, or the full 12 hours, anyone and everyone is welcome! What's the best part, besides 12 hours of gaming? It's absolutely free! The only requirement is that you have a registered account on extra-life.org. Please use the same e-mail address for your Extra Life account that you do to register for Half-Life. Tournaments: Tekken 7 Mario Kart Wii Rocket League Giveaways: Nintendo Switch Gift Cards And more announced soon! RSVP HERE: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/half-life-nashville-tickets-35199657122 FAQs: Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event? No! This is a family friendly event, anyone and everyone is welcome to attend! What do I bring? You're welcome to bring any gaming system and games you would like! We'll have one room dedicated for a PC/LAN area and another room for consoles and tabletop games. Don't want to bring your own equipment? We'll have consoles and games provided as well if you'd like to casually play through the day. How much does it cost? FREE!!! That's right, FREE!!! The only requirement is that you have a registered account on extra-life.org. The e-mail you use for that registration will be compared to this eventbrite registration when you walk in the door. What if I can't stay all 12 hours? That's perfectly fine! Come and stay as long as you please, we'll be holding tournaments and giveaways throughout the day. How do I enter for the giveaways? When you enter the theater we'll take your name and throughout the day we'll draw names for the giveaways.
  10. Hello Kansas City Extra Lifers! I just wanted to take a second to invite you to an Extra Life event that LeagueKC is hosting next month at SoPro Gaming. It will be League of Legends focused but if you don't play, there will still be plenty to do, see and raffle prizes to win! If anyone is interested in hosting an Extra Life booth or helping out sell raffle tickets or anything at the event, please let me know, we can always use a few extra hands! Here is the link to the Facebook event and here is our website with more information on the event.
  11. Emerald City Comic Con

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    Sign up for a recruitment shift HERE or just stop on by our booth to say hi at ECCC!
  12. TEDx Nashville

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    We will be getting a team together to head to TEDx on March 17th and 18th to raise awareness for Extra-Life! If you'd like to volunteer, please sign up for a time slot HERE.
  13. TEDx Nashville

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    We will be getting a team together to head to TEDx on March 17th and 18th to raise awareness for Extra-Life! If you'd like to be involved and come play games at TEDx Nashville with us, please comment here. http://tedxnashville.com/event/tedx-nashville-2017/
  14. This is where we begin!

    Hey gamers, My son and I have started sharing our gaming experiences on YouTube in June 2016 and I have been using this as a way to provide family-friendly entertainment and to "gamify" important life lessons such as proper planning, internet etiquette, overcoming adversity, building confidence, etc. and so far, it's been an amazing adventure! The week after Christmas after a recording session, he came to me and said that he asked if we could give the money that we are making from the platform to the community, more specifically to help children that are fighting for their lives. What really touched me from his behavior was that for a 7-year old, thinking of giving back instead of asking for a new video game or something that he may be able to play with was incredible! Since he asked and one of our core family values is the importance of helping our peers by giving back, I have looked into what we could plan together for children. And I have found Extra-Life.org. After researching, looking at the videos that explained the history behind this beautiful movement and community, I knew that this was the one that we were going to do it for. More importantly, the ability to help a local foundation made it even more special! We have been planning this event for a few weeks now and I have found myself feeling so rewarded for the amount of time that I have put through promoting the event, getting some game development studios sponsor us with some game keys to giveaway, making graphics for shirts and even wrist bands, spreading the word to get people from all over the world to watch and encourage us... this is a calling that's been dormant within me that I'm excited to begin and repeat throughout the year. Enough blabbering, on to the important stuff. We are doing this even on January 27th. We are starting at 6pm EST and we are going for the full 24-hours. Of course, the little one won't be there for the entire duration but there will be scheduled events where he will be joining me for some good fun. If any of you are interested in joining us by watching, here are the details; Youtube: https://goo.gl/70K0IE Twitch: https://goo.gl/ioRfId Beam: https://goo.gl/vN6qnf If YOU want to come and watch or simply want to extend the reach by sharing this post, it would be tremendously appreciated. The more people we can have, the more donations that we can get for this amazing cause, the better! If you want to support our effort, you can also check out our donation page and/or our event wrist bands! They are $5 (USD) each and $2 from each sale will be donated to the charity. Donation page: https://goo.gl/TayDSl Event Wrist bands: https://goo.gl/U4XeB6 Although we have streamed in the past and we are very comfortable with the technical "behind the scenes" stuff, if you have any best practices from your previous experiences, please share them, we'd like to know! Hoping to be able to make a difference! K.
  15. SNH February Guild Meeting

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    Our first guild meeting of the year is Wed. Feb 8. We will be meeting at The Microsoft Store in Salem, NH at The Mall at Rockingham Park. Social Hour begins at 6 with the meeting beginning at 7. Please RSVP. Hope to see you all there.
  16. Extra Life at Cecil Con 2017

    Hi all! I spoke to the people at Cecil Con and they'd like to have us back again this year. They have two spots they can put us, there's a section for information booths off to the side as people come in. They also have a video game demo room where they can set up a table for us. I'm inclined to go with the game room location. Last year the information booth section was a little secluded and didn't get a whole lot of traffic. Also the people going to the game room would be more in line with our target demographic. Let me know what you all think and I'll get back to the Cecil Con people!
  17. Battle Royale 10

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    Looking to do more to help out CHEO after your Game Day marathon? Feel confident enough to test your skills against your fellow gamers for the chance at some fantastic cash prizes? Look no further than Battle Royale 10! Date: Saturday, November 12th until Sunday, November 12th Time: 10:00am - 10:00am Location: Algonquin College, T-102 1385 Woodroffe Avenue Special Instructions: For more information, including to register for your ticket, please see: http://www.battleroyale.ca/br10/
  18. Hey all, I talked to Cindy and she wasn't able to squeeze us in to the Halloween event at Johns Hopkins Children's Center for this year, but we are confirmed for next year! Unless my employment situation changes drastically I should be able to help out next year as well, but we can get to staffing it later. Much later
  19. Due to another EL event I want to be a part of on November 5th, I will be doing my marathon early this year! This Saturday, I'm going to do my 25 hours. I will be doing all the game giveaway stuff and I'll hopefully have some silly inventives planned out. Any support y'all can give would be fantastic XD I've also decided to try a loose schedule of events this year instead of playing one game the whole time or winging it as I go. We'll see how well I stick to it throughout the day, but I'm gonna do my best! You can find that schedule here if you're interested. Thanks!
  20. Extra Life Game Day Event!

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    Come one, come all - we've solidified a sweet spot to celebrate Extra Life Game Day 2016! Please join us... Saturday, November 5, 2016 1:00pm - 5:00pm Player Haven Game Lounge Player Haven (3355 S Yarrow St, Unit e133, Lakewood, CO 80227) is set up with all types of gaming options: console games, PC games, board games, current and classic video games... the list goes on and on! We are so thrilled to work with them for our special event, and we're hoping to pack the house for our time there. This is our chance to come together and show the community what Extra Life is all about and why it's important to us as a local fundraising program. We'd love to have some patient kiddos represent at this event - but the only way to do that is to have you all commit some of your time to show up and celebrate with us! Here's the Player Haven site if you're interested in finding out more about them. Details to come on day-of fundraising at the venue, etc. http://www.playerhavengames.com/ In the meantime, keep recruiting and fundraising like the rock stars you are, and I hope to see you all on November 5th! Thank you for all the work you do For The Kids!
  21. Marathon Plans

    25 days until the 25 hour marathon! Is anyone as excited as I am? What plans does everyone have for the main event? Share them here to pass ideas around or look for advice.
  22. Hey gang! My team and I are doing our Game Day event on 10/22! We would hope to see some of you there representing the Extra Life community! It starts at 9am EST and will run until Sunday 10am EST. We decided to keep with 25 hours since many of you will be playing on November 5th this year and have to deal with that extra hour! This is our 3rd year and we are hoping to smash our previous years goals. Any signal boosts on twitter or Facebook would be great appreciated! You can find me on twitch.tv/allthewayj or twitter @allthewayj27. A fellow teammate as well as Extra Life Stream Team Member will also be streaming over at twitch.tv/rufioohhh or you can find him on twitter @RufiOOHHH same way he spells it here in the community! Love you all! #ForTheKids AllthewayJ
  23. Event Sign Ups

    October 4th, Roosevelt HS National Night Out! https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1hNrjc2T-KkGsYVD3WunYxQ8VnNJPqz7m2NK_NSV4eNU/edit?usp=sharing
  24. Extra Life 24 Hour LAN Party!

    Hey everyone! I just wanted to stop in, say hello, and let you guys know about an Extra Life event that I'm helping to organize in partnership with GameOn LAN. On November 5th, we will be hosting a massive, 24-hour LAN party fundraiser event at GameOn's facilities on Delaware Rd. It will run from midnight to midnight and will be $25 per person to play all day. A small portion of the fee will go to maintain operating costs, but the rest of the admission fee is going directly to the Women and Children's Hospital through our the donation page of our Extra Life team, the Buffalo Blizzard. They've got high end gaming PCs, all consoles, and lots of space to play - they've been extremely gracious hosts in helping us plan this and make it the greatest it can be. We're also going to reach out to sponsors, local businesses, and the news to make the event as wide and public as possible so we can make the greatest impact. We're planning on having a basket raffle, tshirt sales, tournaments, and (hopefully) food to drive people to the event and raise even more money for Extra Life. It would be fantastic if you guys were interested in coming out that day and having some fun with us for a great cause! If you have any questions, check out our page on Facebook: facebook.com/BuffaloBlizzardGaming or contact us at BuffaloBlizzardGameOn@gmail.com! Thanks everyone!
  25. Guild Meetings

    Hi everyone! This is where I will post calendar links for our upcoming Guild meetings. Meetings will be the second Tuesday of every month, from 6:30pm-8:00pm, and take place at various locations in the greater Orlando area. Please mark either "Going", "Maybe" or "Decline on the calendar entry. Even if you cannot attend, please mark that you are "declining" so that we know who did and did not see the meeting entry. Thank you! Next Meeting: April 11th, 2017 Past Meetings: March 14th, 2017 January 10th, 2017 December 13th, 2016 November 8th, 2016 October 11th, 2016 September 13th, 2016 August 9th, 2016 July 12th, 2016 June 7th, 2016 May 9th, 2016 April 18th, 2016 March 9th, 2016 February 9th, 2016 Meetings Prior to 2016