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August 2016

Gaming Basics: Dual Streaming

Dual Streaming is a great way to connect with your viewers and fellow casters, it can certainly help with the pressure of having to carry the energy of the stream by yourself; especially during long broadcasts as well as introduce your community to other content creators they might also enjoy.

With that said – there are lots of streamers who prefer to stream alone. It’s important to respect that once the boundary has been established.

IF you are interested on how to enhance your casting experience by way of Dual Streaming, then I’m here to help. I’m assuming you’ve already read the previous articles in the Gaming Basics Series: Party Conduct + Team Morale & Call Outs  as this continues to build on the etiquette in console gaming culture.

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TM Spotlight – Gabby (HDMG)

ThumbstickMafia is dedicated to supporting and promoting diverse women in gaming – we’re happy to introduce a spotlight to gamers, content creators, streamers, developers and members of the industry.

Today’s spotlight is on Gabrielle from HappyDagger!

In her own words: My name is Gabrielle but I go by Gabby. I’m am 28 years old and your typical artsy-fartsy type. I love gaming and have a deep appreciation for story line above anything. I enjoy art, music, reading, and my two fur babies. I was born in Florida, but thanks to my dad being in the Navy, I was raised a little bit of everywhere. I have just recently started a gaming channel on YT called HappyDagger mediocre gaming.

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Thumbstick Mafia – The Discourse -Episode 1

On the first official Thumbstick Mafia Podcast, I’m joined by fellow gamers and TM cornerstones: (Sharky Streamer and Content Creator )
@supadupacurl Content Creator and Streamer as well founder of the Black Girl Gamers FB Group

We discuss what to expect from TMP, representation behind the scenes, Tommen’s fall from grace, recent changes on twitch #BlackLivesMatter and share a few laughs.

Please be patient with us – there are some audio imperfections but we didn’t want to lose an amazing conversation. Our next episode’s audio will reflect the quality we’re known for.  Thanks again!

Sharky:
Twitch:
YT:
Twitter: @sharkyshood
TM Spotlight – Sharkyshood

Supadupacurl:
Twitch:
YT:
Twitter: @supadupacurl
TM Spotlight: SupaDupaCurl

First Episode HYPE 

TM Spotlight: Phoenix Queen

ThumbstickMafia is dedicated to supporting and promoting diverse women in gaming – we’re happy to introduce a spotlight to gamers, content creators, streamers, developers and members of the industry.

This week’s feature is on the multi-talented content creator PhoenixQueen! She curates a well rounded YT channel that will fulfill all of you nerdom needs and also streams! 

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Parasyte: The Maxim – Anime Review

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The Fine Print:

Written by: Hitoshi Iwaaki
First Published: 1988
Adapted for anime in 2014
Anime Written by: Shoji Yonemura
Directed by: Kenichi Shimizu
Music: Ken Arai

Parasyte: The Maxim starts by introducing you to Shinichi Izumi, a kind, gentle high-schooler who’s life changes dramatically when he is infected by an “alien” parasite. Shinichi experiences some of the changes overnight – namely, that the parasite is cognizant and can operate independent of his body.

 

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An Extra Fif – The Real Racist

Sharkyshood and I are back with another Extra Fif episode. We talk inclusive spaces, community building, women having fun and dudebros being perpetually mad.

Check out the episode here.

Episodes too far inbetween? No worries – there’s more content on the way soon. In the meantime you can check us out on twitter: Sharkyshood + Asiaelle

 

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