Episode 22 — DaHanG

Tim Fogarty has been competing in various first person shooters for more than a decade, most recently sweeping a first place finish at DreamHack Winter 2018 playing Quake Champions Team Death Match with his teammate Shane Hendrixson, who goes by rapha.

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KakeBytes + Extra Life Gaming 2018

It’s almost that time of year!

I’ll be taking part in this year’s Extra Life Gaming marathon and I’ll be going live for 24 hours beginning at 8 a.m. on Nov. 3, 2018.

Be sure to follow me on Twitch @kakebytes to get a notification when I go live!

I’m smashed my goal last year and I hope that you guys will help me do this same in just a few weeks. You can read more at extra-life.org.

 

Episode 15 — The Long and Twisted Tail of Nibbler

Tim McVey joins me to talk about how he became the first billion point player in gaming and how his achievement won him more fame than could have been expected for a teenager from Ottumwa, Iowa.

His journey has been documented by the documentary Man VS Snake: The Long and Twisted Tale of Nibbler, which is available to watch on Netflix.

In today’s episode, Tim shares how a single quarter changed his life.

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Episode 14 — FATAL1TY

 

If you would have asked me a few years ago when eSports became “a thing,” I would have likely said the beginnings were somewhere in the avenue mid to late 2000’s.

This is clearly wrong, but this has more to do with my own personal limited exposure to eSports which was around that time. I learned somewhere down the road that I was wrong and that the emergence of eSports not only came from the first person shooter genre, but that it had happened much earlier than I thought.

I discussed eSports with Cameron Irvine, the commissioner of the Simulated Football League, who highlighted the journey of breaking into eSports with wholly unique idea and the struggles and successes that he has had in growing the franchise.

This week, I bring you Johnathan Wendel. His given name may not ring a bell, but his gaming handle might: FATAL1TY.

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