Breaking The Stigma (and Kickstarter) – Bipolar Explorer

Kickstarter has become a major component in the tabletop gaming world over the past few years. This year, Kickstarter challenged creators to do something different and break the traditional Kickstarter formula. They’ve called the campaign Break Kickstarter. Matt Williams, founder and chief cat herder at Steam Kitty Games is one of the many creators who […]

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How Board Games Can Help With Mental Health

I was looking through my Facebook memories today and I came across a post of mine from a year ago where I discussed the mental health struggles I was going through at the time. I was dealing with post-partum depression on top of my already existing depression and anxiety and I ended up hospitalized for a week. It’s hard for me to believe that it’s already been a year since I hit that low point in my life. Since then, I’ve come a long way and gaming has been a part of that journey in getting better. As a sort of celebration of my ongoing recovery, I thought I would discuss some of the mental health benefits board games can bring. 

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