Discover Feely Human -- Community Newsletter Issue 4

published4 months ago
2 min read

Hey Reader!

David Kessler here. One of the best things–or dare I say, THE best thing–about Protospiel Online is the community. When I first attended, back in the Summer of Covid, 2020, I thought I’d have a good opportunity to fill seats at my game table while hiding behind the anonymity of the internet. What I found instead were people devoting their time and energy to help me with my goals; openness, generosity, no judgment, laughter, advice, hard truths; friends I see event after event, and people I genuinely care about. It’s the community that keeps me coming back three times a year.

If you want even more awesome community, spearheaded by one of Protospiel Online's moderators, check out the Feely Human Community.

Feely Human

Nōn Wels, one of Protospiel Online’s fantastic moderators, is a great conversationalist who has a knack for helping people feel seen and appreciated.

Nōn is launching the Feely Human Community, and you can get in now as a founding member!

The Feely Human Membership Community is a private community created for feely humans—mental health advocates, the big-hearted, seekers and big feelers, and those who want to make the world a better place one heart at a time.

Heather Newton, the lead organizer for Protospiel Online, had this to say:

I have been participating in events and consuming content from the Feely Human Collective for awhile, so I was excited to become a founding member of this new community that brings all the different parts of the collective into one place.

I made a quick video to show you what Feely Human and its new community space is all about -- and what my favorite parts are from the member perspective.

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While the Feely Human Membership community offers plenty of space to be more of who you are in its free tier, the paid membership features more live online events such as monthly expert-led workshops, a Movies That Make Us Feel movie club, weekly deep dives on specific topics (like boundaries or the books that shaped us), and a twice-monthly Emotional Check-In cohort.

Protospiel fosters community around playtesting and games. Feely Human does that around empathy, vulnerability, and emotional curiosity.

Through February 11, anyone who joins as a paid member will get a special founding member rate! After February 11, the price for joining as a paid member goes up.

Feely Human also has sliding scale pricing and a few scholarships available to help make sure finances never have to be a road block for people who need this community. Email if you'd like access to either of these options.

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Protospiel Online Community members are spreading the news! Here are a few more awesome newsletters for your reading pleasure:

🎉 Congrats! 🎉

In case you missed it, the replay of our Protospiel Online January 2023 Giveaway Results Twitch stream is available to watch on Youtube.

That’s it for now. Stay tuned for more awesome events, community opportunities, and updates about games tested at Protospiel!


P.S. If you have something you'd like to see featured in our Community Newsletter, you have 3 options -- either submit an official feature request, reply to this message, or post in the #🙌share-your-wins channel in the Protospiel Online Discord server to let us know the details. We'd love to celebrate you!

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