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.
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
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.
For colored girls who pull up on folks when cruising around San Andreas isn’t enough. This cinematic short was created by Miss Zephyr and it’s everything you didn’t know you needed. In this cinematic short, we follow two people as they cruise from the countryside to the city. I’m not sure I can put into … Continue reading GTA V Cinematic Short by @RoyalZeeXO
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!
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
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
This is the second part of the Gaming Basics Series - Team Morale and Call Outs