‘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

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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 S2E2 – Diversify your Platforms

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

Thumbstick Mafia Podcast Ep 2 – Versus The Industry

The crew is back with our Special Guest – Simply Undrea; she’s a Brand and Community Manager as well as Content Creator and Steamer and has been featured on thumbstickmafia.com !! Our full round table this episode is: Sharkyshood: Twitter  / Twitch  Supadupacurl: Twitter  // Black Girl Gamers Twitter  Simply Undrea: Twitter // Twitch // … Continue reading Thumbstick Mafia Podcast Ep 2 – Versus The Industry

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 … Continue reading Gaming Basics: Dual Streaming

Gaming Basics: Party Conduct

Chances are, you’re not new to Xbox Live or Playstation Plus but if you are - both are subscription services that allow you to play video games online with friends and strangers alike.  While some games have different terms for the group in-game - both Xbox Live and Playstation have a voice chat system built … Continue reading Gaming Basics: Party Conduct