#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

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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

#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 S2E5 – What is your vision?

Welcome back! Sharky and Seek3r invite you to dig a bit deeper on this week's episode of #TMPOD. We take a step back to discuss and explore the importance of your vision. Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS It’s wise to know WHAT … Continue reading #TMPOD S2E5 – What is your vision?

Cooperation Makes It Happen: How The Sims Can Fix Their Representation Issue – Part 2

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

#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 6 – The Scary-i-scode

Happy Halloween! Sharky and Seeker byke with a Scary-i-sode. We talk #RIP vine, Giphy being the Hero that Vine deserves, Bethesda not sending out game preview copies, Beam.pro streaming services being native to PC and X1 with the new Windows 10 update and finalize our horror recommendations! Special Shout Out to: Lost Queens - a dope, … Continue reading Thumbstick Mafia Podcast: Ep 6 – The Scary-i-scode

TM Spotlight: Junae Benne

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 Junae Benne - a multifaceted Gamer, Content Creator and Natural Hair Enthusiast! You identify as a Natural Hair, Gamer - tell us … Continue reading TM Spotlight: Junae Benne

Thumbstick Mafia Podcast: Ep 5 – The Black Renaissance

Sharky and Seeker are back! We’re on Episode 5 ya’ll, can you believe it?! On this episode we talk our first impressions of Mafia III, The Park playthrough and the possible Red Dead Redemption teaser. We also touch on the idea of respectability politics in Luke Cage and start building our Halloween Movie List! Our … Continue reading Thumbstick Mafia Podcast: Ep 5 – The Black Renaissance

Thumbstick Mafia Podcast: Ep 3 – Sharky & The Sims

On this episode Sharkyshood and Seeker talk The Sims, EA, Black Simblr, YouTube Changes, Rise of Iron, Netflix Recommendations and more! Our Round Table this week : Sharkyshood: Twitter | Twitch | Tumblr Seeker: Twitter | Twitch | Tumblr  Episode 3 - Listen Here Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS  The official hashtag when discussing … Continue reading Thumbstick Mafia Podcast: Ep 3 – Sharky & The Sims