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Youtube Adpocalypse: How The Fallout Has Exposed New Concerns #TMPOD

Back again with another bonus episode. If you are content creator on YouTube, or a regularly YouTube watcher, then you probably heard of the dreaded Adpocalypse. If not then here is a quick rundown: Companies found out a few ads were placed on content that was offensive. Big name companies started remove their ad dollars … Continue reading Youtube Adpocalypse: How The Fallout Has Exposed New Concerns #TMPOD

‘We Need to Have Our Stories’: The Black Girl Gamers Fighting for Inclusion via Vice Broadly

Our Sister Community Black Girl Gamers has been featured on Vice Broadly! Here's the interview with BGG Founder: Jay aka Supadupacurl Jay-Anne Lopez. Screenshot via YouTube channel BlackGirlGamers   I was just like anybody else. I got a Super Nintendo, then I had a PS1, then I had a PS2, I skipped PS3 and moved onto … Continue reading ‘We Need to Have Our Stories’: The Black Girl Gamers Fighting for Inclusion via Vice Broadly

Thumbstick Mafia: Clans, Communities & Clubs

Hey Ladies! We wanted to formally announce our Destiny 2 Clan. Join Here. The clan is both on Xbox 1 and PlayStation 4. We will have sherpas available to help you through the game or assist if you have any questions etc. For those of you looking to generally connect, outside of Destiny 2 - … Continue reading Thumbstick Mafia: Clans, Communities & Clubs

Thumbstick Glo Up: The Next Phase of TM

Sharkyshood and I, as you know are very passionate about gaming culture from the perspective black women and woc in the industry. We recently announced our Mid Season break from the Podcast as we would like to take a step back and re-analyze what  the next steps are as our vision is growing and expanding along with the community we support.

#TMPOD S2E9 – Accountability, E-sports + MidSeason Break

Welcome back to another episode of the Thumbstick Mafia Podcast! In Season 2, Episode 9 we wrap up our conversation with Simply Undrea by talking about creating a space for your Team and what accountability looks like in that space. We also discuss the difference between comparison and inspiration and why it’s important to know … Continue reading #TMPOD S2E9 – Accountability, E-sports + MidSeason Break

Toxic Stream Culture: Why I won’t support 24 hour streams

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

Thumbstick Mafia at PlayNYC

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

#TMPOD S2E8 – Building Your Team

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.

#TMPOD S2E7 – Lying Ass Pollsters + Networking

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