EB Games Starlight Week

April 28, 2015

Starlight Week 2015 27 April-3 May, 2015 From EB Games’ Starlight Week home page: Starlight Week 2015 Since forming as a Australian Childrens Charity in 1988, Starlight have brightened the lives of seriously ill and hospitalised children, youn...

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Tin Man Games Humble Bundle

April 20, 2015

Tin Man Games Mobile Humble Bundle 20 April-4 May, 2015 From the Humble Bundle page: Humble Tin Man Games Mobile Bundle For the next time you travel down a yellow brick road. Unless you want to opt to skip and sing, the trek across miles and miles o...

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Australian STEM Video Game Challenge

April 20, 2015

Australian STEM Video Game Challenge 20 April-21 August, 2015 Want to design, build and test video games to win great prizes?? The Australian STEM Video Game Challenge is a national competition open to all Australian students in Years 5-12. The Chall...

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April 18, 2015

WiDGET Zine April onwards, 2015 WiDGET is an organisation set up to help support women devs in games and technology. According to its Facebook page, “WiDGET hopes to increase the number of women making awesome stuff in our culture and community...

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Kiwi-Cast Gaming Live Stream

April 7, 2015

Kiwi-Cast Gaming Live Stream | Rebuild Christchurch 11-12 April, 2015 Natural disasters can cause a stir of emotions, and when it happens overseas a lot of support is often given. In 2011, however, the same thing happened in our backyard–Christ...

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Time Trial Challenge at Perth OCC

April 6, 2015

Gold Coin Time Trial Challenge | Game 4 Life 11-12 April, 2015   Kartanym Productions and PN2: PlayNicePlayNow are proud to announce our charity fundraiser coming to Oz Comic Con Perth on April 11-12. We’re running our Gold Coin Time Trial Cha...

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Medic April/May Children’s Health

April 5, 2015

Medic April/May Children’s Health Campaign | SIDS and Kids April/May, 2015   The following is an overview, taken from Medic’s campaign page. For a message from Medic founder, Eve, research and donation links and more details, be sure...

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SMG Studio & Indie Game Film Fest

April 3, 2015

SMG Studio is an independent games studio in Sydney. On April 1, in partnership with Microsoft Australia, SMG will be hosting an ‘Indie Game Film Fest’ in Sydney–a double bill of GameLoading: Rise of the Indies and US & the Gam...

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Indie Game Film Fest

April 1, 2015

Indie Game Film Fest | GameLoading: Rise of the Indies Sydney premiere and US & the Game Industry screening. 1 April, 2015   We have two indie game documentary films–GameLoading: Rise of the Indies (Sydney premiere) and US & the ...

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Altruism in games

March 26, 2015

The following was a series of tweets via the @heartsandcoins Twitter account on March 26, 2015. The tweets are collated here, in order. I completed #LifeIsStrange (http://www.lifeisstrange.com) ep 2 the other night, and the idea of ‘altruism *i...

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March 2015 events

March 17, 2015

EVENTS: 14-15 MAR Pretty Average Gamers Charity Stream: PAG will be doing a marathon games stream on Twitch to raise money for Child’s Play. [Link]...

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Donate your ‘done with’ games

March 16, 2015

As a console gamer, one of the simplest ways you can help others is through the donation of your ‘done with’ games to a community or welfare project. There are a number of services that are keen to accept video games, including hospitals (eg. Roy...

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Pretty Average Gaming Stream

March 15, 2015

Pretty Average Gaming Stream for Charity | Child’s Play 14-15 March, 2015   Join us for 24 hours of non-stop gaming! Beginning 2pm Saturday 14th March and ending 2pm Sunday 15th March, Pretty Average Gamers will be on a quest to raise mone...

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February 2015 events

March 1, 2015

EVENTS: 14-28 FEB McGrath Foundation Digital Cup: Raise money for the McGrath Foundation by playing an online cricket game and competing in the McGrath Foundation Digital Cup [Link]   BLOG POSTS: What to expect: I want to provide a place where ...

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What to expect

February 24, 2015

With today’s soft launch of Hearts & Coins, it’s probably a good time to outline what you can expect from the site over the coming year. While the primary focus will be on building out a calendar of games-related charity events, the ambit...

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McGrath Foundation Digital Cup

February 24, 2015

The McGrath Foundation has launched Australia’s first online cricket tournament, the McGrath Foundation Digital Cup, a ground-breaking, online cricket game that can be played on smartphones, desktops and tablets. Aussies across the country will hav...

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A new heart

February 23, 2015

When I started Hearts & Coins in early 2014, I was searching for a way to combine my love of games with a heart to help those in need. My idea back then was to create short-term altruistic projects that would meet a specific need and could be replica...

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January 2015 events

January 30, 2015

EVENTS: 4-10 JAN Awesome Games Done Quick 2015: A charity video game marathon featuring high-level speedrunners (including a group of Australians) raising money for Prevent Cancer Foundation. [Link]...

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Awesome Games Done Quick 2015

January 4, 2015

Awesome Games Done Quick 2015 is a charity video game marathon that features high-level play by speedrunners raising money for Prevent Cancer Foundation. AGDQ 2015 takes place in Herndon, Virginia at the Hilton Washington Dulles Airport hotel and sta...

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