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

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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.

GTA V Cinematic Short by @RoyalZeeXO

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

#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?

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 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

#TMPOD: S2E1 – Content Creation + Revenue Generation

    #TMPod is back for Season 2! We’ve definitely missed ya’ll so  we kick off the first episode by discussing Content Creation and Revenue Sharing because what better way to show we love you by helping you get your coins together? The back end game is changing and Sharkyshood the prophet has us covered … Continue reading #TMPOD: S2E1 – Content Creation + Revenue Generation

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

TM Spotlight: Phoenix Queen

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. This week’s feature is on the multi-talented content creator PhoenixQueen! She curates a well rounded YT channel that will fulfill all of you nerdom needs and … Continue reading TM Spotlight: Phoenix Queen