This year's total surpasses 2020's and proves fun and duty can live side by side.
The non-profit is looking for publishing partners to help raise funds and awareness.
Helmed by Super Evil Megacorp CEO Kristian Segerstrale, the initiative aims to leverage the games industry's immense popularity to combat global warming.
The announcement came on last week's National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day.
The organization raised $30 for charities in 2020, a year that has emphasized social injustices.
Leyline founder and CEO Jeremy Dela Rosa is an industry veteran who wants to leverage the power of the world's most popular entertainment medium. He spoke to GameDaily about the project's origins and its planned partnerships.
Modus CEO Christina Seelye talks about the origins of the program, and how the indie publisher settled on the Exceptional Women Awardees Foundation for its first charity partner.
"Acting meaningfully" is a core value for indie dev and publisher 11 Bit Studios. Pawel Miechowski, the company's partnership manager, talks to GameDaily about the charity campaign.
The initiative benefited Doctors Without Borders.
GameDaily speaks with the fund's director, Jeff Burrell, and Julia Connolly, director of nonprofit partner City Year, about the impact of the charity venture.