Join the quest for suicide awareness and prevention at Rolling in the New Year!

Tuesday, December 28, 2021

Jasper’s Game Day is a non-profit organization that raises money for suicide prevention and awareness. They do this through RPGs such as Pathfinder and Starfinder. JGD strives to reduce the stigma around talking about mental health so the world can start to treat it just like physical health. But they are so much more than that: they are building a community of individuals that are unique and have a love for all things RPG. They combine the fun of Pathfinder and Starfinder with the quest toward suicide awareness and prevention, and it will an epic experience.

Jasper's Game Day, Paizo, and Demiplane presents. Rolling In The New Yearr


JGD is having an event Dec 30th–Jan 2nd that is being hosted on twitch.tv/officialpaizo! (This site is a change from the previous post.) If you want more information about the organization, you can find them at @jaspersgameday on social media and Jaspersgameday.com.

The Schedule

Thursday 12/30

  • 12–3pm EST GM: Gabe Hicks and Players: Jen Kretchmer, Ron Ogden, and Morgan Peter Brown from The Dungeon Run.

  • 3:30–6:30pm EST GM: Dustin from Fantastic Worlds and Players: Casual Campbell and friends.

  • 7–10pm EST GM: Jared from Nothing Ventured Nothing Gamed and Players: Bee Zelda, Adam Bradford from Demiplane, and Persephiroth.

Friday 12/31

  • 12–3pm EST GM: Jake Kile and Players: Hayley from Party of 2 RPG, Grady and Theo from Gallant Goblin, and Anne Hearthsinger.

  • 3:30-6:30pm EST GM: Waffles from WafflesMapleSyrup Players: Syrup from WafflesMapleSyrup, KP11 Studios, Aki, and DuvalKingJacob.

  • 7–10pm EST GM: Jess from Find the Path as GM and the Find the Path crew!

Saturday 1/1

  • 12–3pm EST: There will not be a game in this slot as it is the morning of the new year and we wanted to give time for people to rest after a night of celebration!

  • 3:30–6:30pm EST Skald’s Tale Entertainment and The Adventures' Vault Collaboration!

  • 7–10pm EST GM: No Nat 1s and Players: Aubrey from Goblets and Gays, Aaron Shanks from our very own Paizo staff, Josh Schorcher, Aramau the fiery Secretary, Tickout, and Mike from Golarion In-Depth!

Sunday 1/2

  • 12–3pm EST GM: PJ Megaw and Players: Duval King Jacob, Riley Gryc, Shannon Roby from Paradice RPG, and KP11 Studios.

  • 3:30–6:30pm EST: Join the crew of Pod Against the Machine, along with special guests Daft from To Have and To Roll and Steve from Hideous Laughter, for a B.R.I.A.N. Identity adventure!

  • 7–10pm EST GM: Rob from Sage Tower games and his crew playing!

Special Thanks to Demiplane for the technical production support.

Join us at Discord.GG/DWB Fri Dec 31 through Sun Jan 2 Join us for adventureesr League Epics, Starfinder Society Multi-table events, and DWP RPG West Marches Event the Tomb of Horrors!


Along with the streaming event, they have an online convention being run by @DaddyWarrbuxx on Twitter! This convention is titled Daddy Con Winter 2022 and is being run through Discord. If you are looking for more information, you can find them at Discord.gg/DWB or tinyurl.com/DaddyCon. Many game systems are available, and all donations go towards Jasper’s Game Day!

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A worthy cause. Be sure to take care of your mental health along with your physical health, folks. Be well and look out for each other.


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Does Paizo or any of the executives have anything to say about Diego's posts on twitter about how he was denied a promotion because he didn't "need" it or he was "emotionally unstable" based on posts from many years past on a private vent account where he discussed his past struggles with mental health?

Don't get me wrong I support this, but this feels a little hollow coming from those same people

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Lonesomechunk wrote:

Does Paizo or any of the executives have anything to say about Diego's posts on twitter about how he was denied a promotion because he didn't "need" it or he was "emotionally unstable" based on posts from many years past on a private vent account where he discussed his past struggles with mental health?

Don't get me wrong I support this, but this feels a little hollow coming from those same people

Paizo does not comment on private personnel matters. This is in line with standard professional practice.

Paizo has mental health care options that are available to employees as part of the full paid medical, dental, and vision plan for employees and immediate family. My unmarried domestic partner of 25 years gets healthcare via Paizo. I see this as authentic care fo the health of the staff and our families.

I'm the one who drives the Jasper's and Paizo relationship because it is largely about promotions and gathering the Community Content Creators, who I am most close to. A year or so ago I approached the Exec Team and they gave me the green light. (We had an event last May.) It is a good organization and many staff members feel motivated by the cause. Same with Extra Life. I am supported by the VP of Marketing and Licensing and the Director of Community. I am grateful Paizo leadership has given me permission to support meaningful causes on company time. This is is in line with standard professional practice.

Paizo does a lot of charitable giving and work, including product donations requests email (which are often not seen), Humble Bundle, and organized play events. Some of those decisions are made at the highest levels, some are initiated from the middle, and some from the player-base. It is all authentic, from my perspective.

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Thank you for your hard work Aaron.

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TriOmegaZero wrote:

Thank you for your hard work Aaron.

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It is my privilege. We've raised over $5000 with this event so far! Thank you to all the donors and volunteers.

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Name correction: should read "Aubrey" from Goblets and Gays, not Ashley. Apologies.

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We raised over $7,700 dollars for suicide prevention. Thanks all!

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