Top Gaming Reddit IAmA's http://www.topiama.com/cat/gaming The latest Gaming IAmA's collected from Reddit GamingIamA Videogame developer in Mexico AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5944/iama-videogame-developer-in-mexico-ama My short bio: Hi Guys! I am a video game developer from Mexico member of a small studio called Bromio. We started the studio in 2013 in Puebla and since then it has been a difficult road to our dreams to make games for a living.

Since we started we had to take a lot of software related jobs to be able to pay the bills, from app development, mobile games to interactive displays for museums. On the way we have been able to make some mobile games of our own and those games are the projects we love the most.

Now we are developing our first game for PS Vita and PC/Mac! The game its called Pato Box, it’s a Punch Out!! inspired game with a black and white art style that resembles comic books and graphic novels with a mix of 2D and 3D art since we are adding an exploration element to the formula. The game is currently on its last hours of it’s Kickstarter and we have reached the 86% of our goal.

Ask me anything about how is the development of games in Mexico, about the Pato Box and anything you want!

My Proof: https://twitter.com/tonyel3/status/850393325526020098

More Proof: https://twitter.com/patoboxgame/status/850394915402121218

Even more Proof: https://mobile.twitter.com/BromioDev/status/850743488547241984

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Fri, 07 Apr 2017 0:00:00 EDT
GamingWe are Teknopilot / Sarepta - Norwegian Game Developers AMA http://www.topiama.com/r/5938/we-are-teknopilot-sarepta-norwegian-game I’m Rusel DeMaria. I’m a writer, game designer, and narrative lead for Starfighter Inc. Come join me and I’ll tell you why narrative is so important in games and why our approach is like nothing you’ve ever seen in a team-based combat game. I’ll tell you how we’re going to get you involved in our world. We’ll surprise you. We’ll let you in on the secrets of The System. Ask me anything.

PROOF: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10154534265299211&set=a.10150987060309211.428120.595984210&type=3&theater

CURRENT PROJECT: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/impellerstudios/starfighter-inc-0/comments

http://starfighterinc.gamepedia.com/Starfighter_Inc_Wiki

https://impellerstudios.com/

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Thu, 06 Apr 2017 0:00:00 EDT
GamingWe are the staff of Giant Bomb, a site about video games, and our decades of video game coverage experience are here to serve you today. Ask Us Anything! http://www.topiama.com/r/5918/we-are-the-staff-of-giant-bomb-a-site-about-video We’re Jeff Gerstmann, Vinny Caravella, and Dan Ryckert from giantbomb.com, an outfit devoted to covering video games and the culture that surrounds it. Between the three of us we’ve got something like 50 years of combined experience in this field, which is pretty ridiculous when you see it typed out like this.

We run a website and premium content business and can probably speak to some of that as well as whatever questions you might have about video games and the industry that surrounds it. It’s a weird business! Ask away!

Proof: https://twitter.com/giantbomb/status/846861852839596032

EDIT: OK, thanks everybody for all the questions. Sorry we couldn't get to all of them but it's kind of an overwhelming feed of stuff! Am I supposed to... plug stuff here? I keep seeing people plugging movies. You should see Tokyo Drift, it's a fantastic film, I'm proud to have been a part of it by seeing it on opening night and multiple times since then. Oh. Uh... also, go and... subscribe to our YouTube channel? It's youtube.com/giantbomb, OK? We've got some new shirts coming to the store soon and hey, if you like those videos on that there YouTube channel we also have a premium service that gets you EVEN MORE VIDEOS, an ad-free site, you get to watch the Giant Bombcast live, and more? You can see more about that over at https://www.giantbomb.com/upgrade/ if that's your thing. Cool, thanks again y'all!

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Wed, 29 Mar 2017 0:00:00 EDT
GamingI am a retired Starcraft pro-gamer, now full-time board game designer, AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5915/i-am-a-retired-starcraft-progamer-now-fulltime Edit: After nearly 12 hours, I'm calling it quits. Thanks for all the questions. G'night.

My name is Kevin 'qxc' Riley and I can answer faster than you can ask.

About me: I'm 27 years old and grew up on the north shore of Chicago and attended Harvey Mudd College where I got a degree in CS. So far, I haven't used that degree at all. While at university, I began playing Starcraft 2 pretty heavily. Not long after its release, I was competing in, and winning various online tournaments.

Upon graduation, I moved into the Complexity gaming house and played Starcraft 2 full-time. About 8 months later, I moved in with my girlfriend who's almost done with her PhD in mathematics. After that, I continued playing full-time for another few years.

While playing Starcraft, I eventually ran out of pages in my passport. I remember almost melting while playing in a non-AC convention in China, and getting caught outside during some sort of tropical storm in Korea while jogging. I played numerous events in Germany and even made it out to Dreamhack once. Sweden was like something out of a fantasy book. While in Korea, I all-killed one of the top Korean teams in a team competition. Not the best thing I ever did in Starcraft, but perhaps the most memorable.

In 2015, I took a few months off to let my mind clear. You may also know me as the keyboard smasher. I've always grappled with stress and anger issues as they relate to Starcraft. During my break, I began dabbling in board game design with my girlfriend. I returned to Starcraft later that year and performed well, for a time but eventually retired for good. Once I retired, I pursued my board game fervently. What began as a slight variation of a game we had played many times before, eventually became a coherent 1vs1 competitive game that stood on its own. After a number of cold pitches, I succeeded in finding a publisher, Action Phase, that was interested in what was then, a 1vs1 competitive game, but would eventually become the fully cooperative game, Aeon's End.

Last December, Aeon's End was finally released in retail. We were all incredibly excited to see our passion project hit shelves but had little time to celebrate as we had begun work on a new expand-alone for Aeon's End last June. I spent last summer living in Tokyo (benefits of being "unemployed") while my GF took a research position at a university there. We began designing what would eventually become War Eternal (newest expand-alone) there and hit the ground running with actual playtesting when I returned state-side in September.

About Aeon's End: It is a cooperative deck builder for 1-4 players set in a unique fantasy world. You won't find any elves, dwarves or dragons here. In each game you'll play as a different breach mage which has a different starting setup and ability. Many have likened Aeon's End to a 'boss battle' from RPG games. In each game you play, you and your allies will be working together to defeat a big bad nemesis that's threatening the last stronghold of humanity, Gravehold. War Eternal, which is the new set of content we just finished expands on the original by adding more of everything. I committed the same level of care to all of the gameplay in War Eternal as I did with the initial Aeon's End: spending ~40 hours a week working on the game for months and months. When everything was polished enough, we recruited dozens of blind playtesters and received feedback on over 400 games played externally. Last year, Aeon's End raised ~190k in our month-long KS campaign. A week into this campaign and we've already surpassed 200k.

FAQ: I played Starcraft 2, not 1. I will not likely be playing Starcraft: remastered

You can find out more about Aeon's End: War Eternal here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2012515236/aeons-end-war-eternal/description

Random other things I've been doing: Trying to figure out how to not overheat while doing sports

Trying to figure out if I'm addicted to sugar

Learning Squash/Tennis

Rock-climbing

Designing other small games

Gwent!

I cook ~90% of my meals

I'm really introverted. Like. a lot.

Spent a semester in Madrid. My Spanish is not terrible.

Spent a summer in Tokyo. My Japanese is terrible

Spent a month in Taiwan. My chinese is most terrible.

My Proof: Picture of me today: https://twitter.com/coL_qxc/status/846700020598521856

Proof that I am who I am: http://wiki.teamliquid.net/starcraft2/Qxc

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Tue, 28 Mar 2017 0:00:00 EDT
GamingHow do you make hard science space combat fun? We worked on the X-Wing series, Blood Wake, Saints Row, MechWarrior 2, Far Cry, and Crysis. We're here to talk about Starfighter Inc. Ask us anything! • r/IAmA http://www.topiama.com/r/5914/how-do-you-make-hard-science-space-combat-fun-we Thank you! I'm signing off for the night. Hope to talk with you all again.

Here is a subReddit that might be of interest: https://www.reddit.com/r/JordanPeterson/

My short bio: He’s a Quora Most Viewed Writer in Values and Principles and Parenting and Education with 100,000 Twitter followers and 20000 Facebook likes. His YouTube channel’s 190 videos have 200,000 subscribers and 7,500,000 views, and his classroom lectures on mythology were turned into a popular 13-part TV series on TVO. Dr. Peterson’s online self-help program, The Self Authoring Suite, featured in O: The Oprah Magazine, CBC radio, and NPR’s national website, has helped tens of thousands of people resolve the problems of their past and radically improve their future.

My Proof: https://twitter.com/jordanbpeterson/status/842403702220681216

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Sat, 25 Mar 2017 0:00:00 EDT
GamingIamA A 17 year old who just released his very first video game AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5908/iama-a-17-year-old-who-just-released-his-very Thank you! I'm signing off for the night. Hope to talk with you all again.

Here is a subReddit that might be of interest: https://www.reddit.com/r/JordanPeterson/

My short bio: He’s a Quora Most Viewed Writer in Values and Principles and Parenting and Education with 100,000 Twitter followers and 20000 Facebook likes. His YouTube channel’s 190 videos have 200,000 subscribers and 7,500,000 views, and his classroom lectures on mythology were turned into a popular 13-part TV series on TVO. Dr. Peterson’s online self-help program, The Self Authoring Suite, featured in O: The Oprah Magazine, CBC radio, and NPR’s national website, has helped tens of thousands of people resolve the problems of their past and radically improve their future.

My Proof: https://twitter.com/jordanbpeterson/status/842403702220681216

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Tue, 21 Mar 2017 0:00:00 EDT
GamingI'm an early Twitch.tv employee and face of a popular gaming meme Kappa - possibly the most digitally reproduced face in the world. AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5829/im-an-early-twitchtv-employee-and-face-of-a I am the face of Kappa, popular gaming meme from Twitch. AMA!

https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/why-a-former-twitch-employee-has-one-of-the-most-reproduced-faces-ever/ Proof: https://twitter.com/lazythunk/status/831616023610609664

All right folks, that was fun. I hope I answered enough of your questions. I don't have any books or movies to promote, so just Kappa in the chat next you're on Twitch. :D

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Thu, 16 Feb 2017 0:00:00 EDT
JournalistI'm Soledad O'Brien. Journalist, political talk show host, documentarian, CEO, and philanthropist here with a special guest, Dr. Clarence B. Jones, former personal advisor and lawyer to MLK Jr. - Ask Us Anything! http://www.topiama.com/r/5822/im-soledad-obrien-journalist-political-talk-show I'm Soledad O'Brien. Journalist, host of the weekend political talk show Matter of Fact, documentarian and CEO of Starfish Media Group, and philanthropist.

My special guest is Dr. Clarence B. Jones, former personal counsel, advisor, draft speech writer and close friend of Martin Luther King Jr. He is the author of What Would Martin Say? and Behind the Dream: The Making of the Speech that Transformed a Nation

Proof: https://twitter.com/soledadobrien/status/831242404887986177

https://i.redd.it/yfwwyfp1wofy.jpg

Edit:

Clarence: Thank you so much, it's always a pleasure to see this extraordinary woman, Soledad O'Brien. I've seen her, as some of your other listeners too, I've seen her develop from a younger woman to a more mature woman. And share her ideological compass has always been on the money. And I don't know how you've managed to be do that in the business she's in, but she's been able to do it and that's the source of the admiration that I, together with millions of other people I'm sure, have for Soledad.

So I'm delighted that I could participate in this discussion today. If there's anything I would say, from my experience, a long journey, is that, if you wanna change you have to be willing to work to bring about change. Sitting around and complaining, and saying “Nothing is going to make any difference" - that’s not the empirical experience that I had. I would say particularly to my younger colleges, is that I am a testament, I can tell you. I have seen the successful results of effective organization of effective 24/7 resistance and now with the advent of the new technology that you have, that we never had during the Civil Rights Movement, is you have the capacity to really get your message out and to make a powerful statement.

Exhibit A - is what happened in the Women's March early last month. You had 100 or more cities. Hundreds of thousands of people, I understand that, well I don't know the average amount, but there were several millions of people nationwide that came out. Well you have that now with the social media, and so if you use the media effectively and you understand, and I have to end with this, not voting is a vote. Not voting is a vote. That's not even an intellect academic question anymore.

If you don't vote, it's a vote.

Soledad: I'm honored to have introduced Clarence to this audience because every time I interview him I love it and to be able to bring him to more people was even more enjoyable for me. It was an honor to chat with you sir, as always.

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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 0:00:00 EDT
Request[AMA Request] Anyone who works for Netflix. http://www.topiama.com/r/5808/ama-request-anyone-who-works-for-netflix My 5 Questions:

  1. How long has "Dear White People" been in development? Answered: It's been in development since May 2016.

  2. What is the pervasive opinion of it in the workplace?

  3. Do we have any numbers as to how many people are canceling their subscriptions?

  4. If the number is significant, what are the reactions to people leaving?

  5. What is your opinion of it?

We may have an answer (unverified)

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Thu, 09 Feb 2017 0:00:00 EDT
Director / CrewThis is Ceyda Torun, director of KEDi a documentary about the street cats of Istanbul...AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5811/this-is-ceyda-torun-director-of-kedi-a My bio: Three years ago I decided to get into the fight of preparing children for the workforce of tomorrow. I ran and won a seat on a School Board in Hampton Roads. In that time I've learned a lot about local Education and championed causes that I think make our community a better place.

The Department of Education has limited influence on k-12 education. Local leaders, such as members of the local School Board, make a surprisingly large number of decisions in public education. I believe that public education is the most efficient path to the American dream.

Proof: Here is post on my public facebook page for proof.

If you have any further questions, you can follow or like me on facebook. To be a leader of the people I need to hear from the people, so ask me questions.

EDIT: I'm still answering questions. Let's keep the discussion going. I also have more initiatives from my school division on my facebook page that you can ask me about.

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Thu, 09 Feb 2017 0:00:00 EDT
GamingI'm /u/gribbly of Against Gravity. We make Rec Room, the popular social VR app for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5791/im-ugribbly-of-against-gravity-we-make-rec-room EDIT: Thanks everyone for your questions! I have to get back to my duties as ref, but make sure to watch Puppy Bowl XIII this Sunday, February 5 at 3 PM ET/12 PM PT on Animal Planet!

Hi everybody! I'm returning this year to be the official referee for The 13th edition of Animal Planet’s PUPPY BOWL premiering this Sunday, February 5 starting at 3 PM ET/12 PM PT. You can check out some the adorable stars competing in the big game here! In case you missed last year's AMA, here's a little bit about me: I had a relationship with ANIMAL PLANET before this - I was the host of a few one hour specials for the network. I'd also worked as a narrator for Discovery in the past. The guy who had the job before me moved on to another network, so there was an opening, I had to submit an audition tape after they approached me - so I went into dog parks in NYC and recorded myself officiating football games with random dogs (much to the consternation of the owners) and I also recorded some hijinx with my sister's dogs in their backyards. Anyways, it wound up being a fun tape, and I did a testimonial straight to camera about how this was my dream job, and it was my AMERICAN IDOL moment - and I got it!

My proof is here: https://twitter.com/Danschachner/status/827214318194262016

So here I am, ready to answer your questions about the world's cutest game. AMA!

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Thu, 02 Feb 2017 0:00:00 EDT
GamingIamA Programmer who got laid off 1.5yrs ago and am releasing my 4th game on Steam today! AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5788/iama-programmer-who-got-laid-off-15yrs-ago-and-am Last week I brought Marco Rubio a spine to replace the one he lost when he voted to confirm Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State. Today the Senate will be holding a hearing and possibly voting on Tillerson’s nomination. Sadly the spine and I will be working from my office at Greenpeace for this one.

I’m also an attorney, and spent several hours at Dulles International Airport yesterday volunteering my services for detainees affected by Trump’s executive order. AMA!

The spine in the news:

https://www.buzzfeed.com/juliareinstein/prop-comedy-is-back

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/greenpeace-marco-rubio-spine_us_588766fde4b0e3a7356bbf63

http://www.spin.com/2017/01/this-is-how-you-own-a-politician/

http://www.deathandtaxesmag.com/316134/someone-offers-marco-rubio-a-spine-after-his-vote-for-rex-tillerson/

Reddit thread: https://www.reddit.com/r/pics/comments/5psio3/someone_is_holding_a_spine_next_to_marco_rubio/

Proof: http://imgur.com/a/kisuS

https://twitter.com/greenpeaceusa/status/826175178875006976

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Fri, 27 Jan 2017 0:00:00 EDT
GamingWe are The Behemoth, developers of BattleBlock Theater, Castle Crashers, and our latest game Pit People. Tomorrow we release Pit People. Ask us anything! http://www.topiama.com/r/5744/we-are-the-behemoth-developers-of-battleblock My short bio: I worked for a well-known cruise company for 6 years, and have met some weird and wonderful people and had some great experiences around the world. AMA!

My Proof: http://imgur.com/a/TMaEE

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Thu, 12 Jan 2017 0:00:00 EDT
GamingI'm Greg Miller -- CEO of Kinda Funny, Trending Gamer of the Year 2015, Buffalo wing connoisseur. AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5742/im-greg-miller-ceo-of-kinda-funny-trending-gamer My short bio: I worked for a well-known cruise company for 6 years, and have met some weird and wonderful people and had some great experiences around the world. AMA!

My Proof: http://imgur.com/a/TMaEE

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Tue, 10 Jan 2017 0:00:00 EDT
GamingHey Reddit, we’re Game Attack, one of those Rooster Teeth brands. We launched our YouTube channel in October after splitting away from ScrewAttack. http://www.topiama.com/r/5737/hey-reddit-were-game-attack-one-of-those-rooster Hey Reddit, we’re Game Attack, one of those Rooster Teeth brands. We launched our YouTube channel in October after splitting away from ScrewAttack.

At Game Attack we release new original videos every day on our YouTube channel. We play a lot of party games like Mario Party and Gang Beasts, have some fun with our Let’s Plays, have a random ass podcast called the Try Hard Podcast and even play the occasionally crappy mobile game. At the end of the day, we’re a bunch of dudes who enjoy turning our love for video games into entertainment for you.

Game Attack's Reddit Page - https://www.reddit.com/r/GameAttack/

Craig Skistimas - Dude who runs things /user/CraigSkitz/

Shaun Bolen - Master Mutha Suck /user/ShaunMcLane

Bryan Baker - Beard Man /user/Bryan_GameAttack

Proof: https://i.redd.it/lbd5gds9ks7y.jpg

UPDATE - This is been SUPER fun but we have to get back to work. We'll come back later to answer some more questions but in the meantime, if you're new make sure to sub to our channel (https://www.youtube.com/GameAttack) for new videos daily at 8am CT. Remember that #DEATHWEEK is next week! We appreciate your guys for allowing us to do what we love!

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Mon, 09 Jan 2017 0:00:00 EDT