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

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#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?

#TMPOD S2E4 – Managing and Re-purposing your Content

We’re back and we’re always here with the hotness so, without further delays, we present - #TMPod S2E4 - Managing and Re-purposing Content.  Another week of @sharkyshood and @chasinglux covering a bit more of the business end of things. This is a continuation of our Series that has been covering the back end business of … Continue reading #TMPOD S2E4 – Managing and Re-purposing your Content

Active Support

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 S2E3 – Diversify Your Platforms #2 + Twitch Affiliate Program

#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

#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

An Extra Fif – #PerformanceMatters ft Danielle McCrae

Voice Actor, Content Creator and Gamer Extraordinaire: Danielle McCrae stops by to talk to us about the SAG-AFTRA strike and how we can lend out support as well as how she got into Voice Acting, her most memorable experiences on stream, Waifus of Overwatch and more. #PerformanceMatters - Click Here Subscribe: iTunes | Android | … Continue reading An Extra Fif – #PerformanceMatters ft Danielle McCrae

Thumbstick Mafia Podcast: Ep 4 – Get Your Black On

Sharkyshood and Seeker are back with another duo episode - we discuss Twitch Prime+ Upload, The Dudebros getting mad, What we've enjoyed this week and the flourishing beauty of black entertainment. Don't forget to use hashtag #TMPod on Social Media to leave feedback, suggestions or comments! We love hearing from you! Our Round Table this … Continue reading Thumbstick Mafia Podcast: Ep 4 – Get Your Black On

TM Spotlight: Nevi

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  Nevi aka BlkLoliGamer! In her own words:  Hey everybody, my name is Nevi! I'm 23 years old and am a Let's Player and … Continue reading TM Spotlight: Nevi