24 hours. 1440 minutes. 86400 seconds. I won’t pretend that I haven’t done ridiculous things for the love of video games and community but I personally believe that a gaming stream lasting 24 hours - for charity or not - is severely pushing the limitations of what is safe and healthy for a gamer. What’s … Continue reading Toxic Stream Culture: Why I won’t support 24 hour streams
We are happy to announce that Thumbstick Mafia will be at Play-NYC as Press, covering this inaugural event. What is Play-NYC? New York's first and only dedicated gaming convention for creators and players alike. Featuring the latest releases from studios large and small and from developers old and new; Play NYC celebrates every facet of gaming … Continue reading Thumbstick Mafia at PlayNYC
We are back with our special guest Simply Undrea. In this podcast episode, we talk about building your team, evaluating your strengths and weaknesses when it comes to your team, and the importance of setting boundaries.
We are joined again by Special Guest; Undrea of Simply Undrea | an experienced streamer and content creator as well as Brand Ambassador and Community Manager as we continue the conversation on Community + Team Building and lead into Polling, Statistics and Networking. Listen here: Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple … Continue reading #TMPOD S2E7 – Lying Ass Pollsters + Networking
On S2E5 we discussed vision. This leads right into developing your vision into a community and the importance of Team and Community Building. We are joined by Special Guest; Undrea of Simply Undrea | an experienced streamer and content creator as well as Brand Ambassador and Community Manager. Podcast: Play in new window | Download … Continue reading #TMPOD S2E6 – Team + Community Building
As previously stated [Twitter thread], Thumbstick Mafia will never be spam/repost account where we just tweet links to various channels from Twitch, Youtube, Mixer, ::insert your favorite platform:: We want to provide a space where people can truly find content creators that they can rock with, become fans of and possibly support. In our opinion, … Continue reading #TMSHARE- Working to Find Each Other!
This is the second and final part to Sharkyshood’s article; Cooperation Makes it Happen: How the SIMS can fix their Representation Issue. Working Together For the Sims team to create a gaming experience that is inclusive of various identities, they should focus on building a system that allows them to work directly with … Continue reading Cooperation Makes It Happen: How The Sims Can Fix Their Representation Issue – Part 2
Diversity is a topic we continue to talk around - yes, we have seen some change - with the advent of movements that hope to bring that conversation to the consumer, as well as turn it inward to the developers, writers, gamers and the Game Industry at large. This is not a post debating whether … Continue reading Active Support
#TMPOD is byke and we’re finishing off our Diversify your Platforms mini series. If you didn’t catch part 1 of this series, then make sure you listen here. In Episode 2 we covered Twitch, Youtube Gaming, Beam and Facebook Live. This episode we talk a bit about a few more options for you; Ustream, Hitbox, … Continue reading #TMPOD S2E3 – Diversify Your Platforms #2 + Twitch Affiliate Program
Sharkyshood and Seeker here with a new mini series: Diversify Your Platforms. We’re assuming you listened to S2E1 All About Your Coins - We continue our mission to get your right by breaking down all of the options you have as a Broadcaster/Streamer/Content Creator. In this episode, we cover the four major platforms: Twitch, YT … Continue reading #TMPOD S2E2 – Diversify your Platforms