Featured Big Hearted Gamer: Martin “MartB64” Brinkley

We support the gamers who play games and volunteer for charity. BigHeartedGamers.com wants to recognize people who support their communities, locally or at large.

What was the game that turned you into a gamer?


What video game charities do you play or volunteer for?

Extra Life.

Do you volunteer or support any non-gaming charities?

Several local charities.

What made you decide to play for charity?

When I realized that playing games could help raise money….probably around 2001.

How do you promote your campaigns?

Head shaving, drunk streams, walking the streets with a walking billboard, the usual stuff.

What are some of your most rewarding experiences in gaming for charity?

Being able to visit the people that the money has a direct impact on.

What is your defining “Big Hearted Gaming” moment?

Attending Extra Life United. I’m so proud to be a part of a community that can make such a difference and have so much fun doing it!

What are some of your prominent successes or memories?

Anytime I raise a dollar, I consider it a success.

Thank you Martin! You can support Martin and his endeavors with gaming for charity on his Extra Life participant page.

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