The Obsolete Gamer Show: Luminaries of eSports (Walter, Billy, Todd, Ben, Steve, TriForce)

If you are a gamer then you most likely know a little about eSports. eSports is big right now and is only going to get bigger over time. What people may not know is where eSports began. We talk with not only pioneers of gaming, but the first eSports team.

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The Obsolete Gamer Show: Ghana’s National eSports event – Playbox’s Gamers Fest

eSports is taking the world by storm as millions watch gamers compete in fighting and RTS games live and online. Most of us as used to seeing competition come from the U.S. Europe and Asia, but Africa also has a strong eSports community and we were happy to sit down with Aaron Boateng founder and event coordinator of event fest to talk about Ghana’s National eSports event, Playbox’s Gamers Fest.

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The Obsolete Gamer Show: Triforce Johnson (Twin Galaxies 35th Anniversary)

The historic Twin Galaxies arcade celebrated its 35th anniversary as hundreds of gamers attended the event in Ottumwa, Iowa to pay tribute to whom many call the father of competitive gaming, founder, Walter Day. We welcome Triforce Johnson back to the show to talk about the history of Twin Galaxies and its importance in video game history.

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The Obsolete Gamer Show: The North East FGC Redevelopment Plan with Triforce Johnson & Wes

Their North East FGC redevelopment plan will give gamers from New York and the Tri-start area more opportunities to prove themselves in a gauntlet (4v4) style team tournaments to earn a place at the top of the eSports food chain.

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The Obsolete Gamer Show: Online Gambling & eSports with Scott Cooley (Bookmaker EU)

We talked with Scott Cooley, the official spokesperson for Bookmaker.eu one of the largest sportsbooks in the world that are now offering betting from some of the biggest eSport tournaments ranging from European Gaming League to Evolution Championship Series and Major League Gaming.

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The Obsolete Gamer Show: Walter Day

Any gamer worth their controller or keyboard knows Walter Day and his work with Twin Galaxies and our conversation with him covers what was truly the birth of eSports and competitive gaming. We also discuss the changing face of gaming and the effect the internet has had on games and gamers alike and the legacy of Twin Galaxies.

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The Obsolete Gamer Show #6: Isaiah-Triforce Johnson

We welcome CEO and founder of Empire Arcadia, world record holder and classic gamer, Isaiah-Triforce Johnson to the show this week for a candid conversation about his early days of gaming from playing his first videos games on the Game and Watch to tearing it up in the arcades of New York.

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Johnathan “Fatal1ty” Wendel talks gaming preparation.

When preparing for a gaming competition gamer’s have different ways that they get ready or keep cool before their match. In this clip from the Obsolete Gamer Show professional gamer and entrepreneur Johnathan “Fatal1ty” Wendel tells us about some of the things he used to do before some of his be tournaments.

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The Obsolete Gamer Show: Rahul Sood

With eSports taking the world by storm with numbers that rival the World Series and the college football championship fans now have a new way to enjoy this brand new American pastime. In this episode of G.P.S. we profile Rahul Sood, a true entrepreneur that founded the gaming PC Company Voodoo and created the first incubation fund for startups at Microsoft and eventually became the global head of Microsoft Ventures.

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