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Shadow’s Edge is inspired by the journaling book, Digging Deep: A Journal for Young People Facing Health Challenges, by Rose Offner, MFA, and Sheri Brisson, MA. Find more about the Digging Deep Project as well as resources for parents and professionals working to help young people find resilience at diggingdeep.org.

Shadow’s Edge is the next step in our journey, the first FREE self-help mobile game designed for teens and young adults to tap into their healing power of self-expression.

Everyone is dealing with something. Our hope is that Shadow’s Edge will help you deal with your “something” in a way that leads to growth.

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Awards

Our Team

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Sheri Sobrato Brisson

Founder of the Digging Deep Project

Sheri survived brain cancer as a young adult. She coauthored and philanthropically distributed Digging Deep, on which the game is based. Sheri is now on a mission to help more young people through developing electronic products. She has a long-term passion for working with kids and teens facing health challenges and holds a Masters in Counseling Psychology.

Read more about Sheri at DiggingDeep.org.

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Kevyn Eva Norton

Player Research and Design Lead

Kevyn Eva is a digital transformation consultant working with global clients on how employees connect, communicate and collaborate using the latest technologies. Kevyn Eva holds a Master in Media Innovation and brought “The Identity Upgrade” to market. She advises Swiss niche publishers on their digital go-to-market as well as engages in mentoring students and women to gain access to the job market.

Read more about Kevyn at ch.linkedin.com/in/kevyneva

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Nancy Imado

Research and Customer Relations

Nancy conducts web and social media and analytics for both the Digging Deep project and Shadow’s Edge. She provides insights and feedback for our social media platforms, research on trends about our markets and our products. She is also responsible for customer relations, processing orders, prepare correspondences and fulfils customer needs to ensure customer satisfaction.

Read more about Nancy at linkedin.com/in/nancy-imado

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Lacey Aimee-lee Vernon

Community Manager

Lacey is a social media content creator, illustrator, and animator for the mental health game Shadow’s Edge. She spends a lot of time talking with players and followers across the game’s social media accounts to better understand how to make the game better for getting through challenges and frequently participates in the game development process. She also hosts and organizes monthly webinars for the Digging Deep Project to share mental health information and resources. She graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design with a B.F.A in Animation in 2017 and strives to make the world a more kind and human place with her skills she learned there. Because as Dr. Suess said – “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, it’s not going to get better – it’s not!”

Read more about Lacey at www.laceyvernon.com

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Rosemary Lokhorst

Senior Advisor

Rosemary is a writer, technology entrepreneur and game producer. She concentrates on working in social and environmental change and philanthropic projects. She uses her ‘techspertise’ to produce content she is passionate about, focusing on impact messaging in entertainment and gaming. She regularly blogs and writes screenplays. She is an investor and mentors young entrepreneurs.

Read more about Rosemary at lokhorst.ch.

The Developers

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Little Chicken Game Company

Little Chicken is among Europe’s most renowned applied game developers. Since its foundation in 2001, they’ve have been a front-runner when it comes to applying game technology to the business, education, and healthcare domains. Their games are developed in house by a team of talented game fanatics, whose capabilities range from research and strategy, through concept, to development and implementation.

More about Little Chicken at www.littlechicken.nl

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StickyLock Game Studio

StickyLock is a privately owned indie game developer- and publisher based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. They have been developing software for 20 years, with a focus on Gaming, Augmented Reality, and Virtual Reality. StickyLock’s multifaceted team creates serious tools for businesses and consumers while maintaining the highest standard when it comes to user engagement and entertainment.

 

More about StickyLock at  https://stickylock.com/en/

Good Soup Music

Jordan Halpern Schwartz and Jeff Klein

Jeff taught himself various instruments and recording disciplines. He has produced for artists such as Frank Ocean and Kevin Abstract. His music is featured in Academy Award-winning film maker Charles Ferguson’s documentary.

 

Jordan observed his formal training at the Silverlake Conservatory and scored multiple original series for Netflix, HBO, VICE, Nat Geo and Amazon Studios as well as various features and documentaries.

Check them out at www.goodsoupmusic.com

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Special Thanks to

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A special thanks to the Community Initiatives.

For more information, please visit https://communityin.org/

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A special thanks to the Schwyzer Winiker Foundation for supporting our impact in Switzerland.

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A special thanks to the Creative Industries Fund NL for supporting our impact on building an in-game community.