Roll for a Sanity Check: Games and Mental Health

Have you found a community that understands you better than people IRL through games? Have you played a game that helped with anxiety? Has an experience in a game worsened your depression? Our panelists will explore how games, the gaming community, and working in the gaming industry can help and hurt mental health issues.


Tifa Robles [Founder, Lady Planeswalkers Society], Yakaru Dezaki [Senior Software Development Manager, Amazon Game Studios], Robert J Schuster [Game Designer (Magic R&D), Wizards of the Coast], Jimmy Chi [Support Operations Lead and Punmaster, Humble Bundle], Liz Leo [Creative Director, RE/MAX Northwest], Kyle Kinkade [Founder, Monocle Society]