Gaming influencer plays Before I Forget as they partner with charity for World Alzheimer’s Day

3-Fold Games, the microgame studio co-founded by Chella Ramanan and Claire Morwood, launched its debut game, Before I Forget in July 2020. On World Alzheimer’s Day (Monday 21 September) Before I forget launched its partnership with Alzheimer’s Research UK to raise awareness and funds for the UK’s leading dementia charity. Developed with support from medical professionals at Gaming the Mind, Before I Forget is a short narrative game about dementia, using gameplay and atmosphere to portray a confusing world where memories elude you. Players step into the world of Sunita…

Read More

Sir Jackie’s dementia charity back on the grid to fund more research

Sir Jackie Stewart’s Race Against Dementia charity, in partnership with Alzheimer’s Research UK, has announced a second call for pioneering dementia research projects worth £1m. Early career researchers are now being invited to apply for the prestigious Race Against Dementia Research Fellowship. Designed to power outstanding early career scientists in their pursuit of innovative solutions to the big questions in dementia research, the second round of the successful scheme will give researchers unique access to development opportunities, including a mentorship from figures in the world of Formula One racing. Almost…

Read More

Before I Forget, the narrative game exploring dementia launches with Alzheimer’s Research UK

3-Fold Games, the microgame studio co-founded by Chella Ramanan and Claire Morwood, launches its debut game, Before I Forget. Developed with support from medical professionals at Gaming the Mind, Before I Forget is a short narrative game about dementia, using gameplay and atmosphere to portray a confusing world where memories elude you. Players interact with objects to unlock Sunita’s memories and unravel a mystery. The game launched on 16 July on Steam and itch.io for PC, Mac and Linux, after being included in the June Humble Originals line-up. 3-Fold Games…

Read More

Convex Group selects Alzheimer’s Research UK as its first global charity partner

Convex, the international specialty insurer and reinsurer, has chosen Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity, as its main charity partner. The partnership is initially for three years and Convex hopes to help raise vital funds for research and to raise much-needed awareness of dementia. Convex has kicked off the partnership with a generous donation of £125,000 to the charity, with further funds expected to be raised by employees over the next 12 months. Dementia is the UK’s leading cause of death and over half of people in…

Read More

Alzheimer’s Research UK announces partnership with Garmin to empower people to reduce their dementia risk

The UK’s leading dementia research charity, Alzheimer’s Research UK, today launches a three-year partnership with Garmin International, Inc, to raise awareness of risk reduction and raise vital funds for groundbreaking research. As the charity’s official sporting events partner, Garmin will encourage people to help reduce their risk of developing dementia through consistent cardiovascular exercise, no matter their age or fitness level. The use of Garmin smartwatches is an effective means to track progress, stay motivated and promote personal accountability in pursuit of individual goals. Lucy Squance, Director of Supporter Led…

Read More