Beyond Bossfights Episode 11 – Gaming, Social, and Social Gaming

I’m joined this month by Lonrem, the community manager for Anook.com. Lonrem and I discuss how social has influenced gaming over the last several years, the advantages and disadvantages of social, and some of his experiences as both a guild leader and CM.

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Show notes:

Guest this episode: Lonrem from Anook.com

What Are the Kids Playing?

Animal Crossing City Folk – Penelope

Definitive Gaming History

Main Topic – Social and Gaming

Questions/Topics for discussion:

  • How has the social aspect of gaming changed within the last ten years or so?
  • What factors do you think have contributed to that change?
  • Is there a difference between a “social game” and a “game with social”?
  • Is social vital to today’s gaming market. or is it still a nice-to-have?
  • Is it equally important to the well-being of the gamer that these games include a social angle?
  • What are the detriments to constant social connectivity?
  • Have you seen online social situations have an impact on real-life?
  • What is your position at Anook.com?
  • From a social perspective, what gap is Anook.com trying to fill? (Considering all of the blogs and guild sites already available?)
  • Have you had any CM “challenges” yet with your position at Anook?
  • What has the most difficult part been?

What I’ve Been Up To

Beyond Bossfights has joined the brand new podcast network, The Gaming and Entertainment Network!

Featured TGEN show: Aggrochat

You awesome people donated $600 to St. Louis Childrens Hospital via Extra life! Donations will remain open for the remainder of the year at my page. Winners of my extra life raffle have been chosen.

I now have a Patreon page. You can pledge to donate a specific dollar amount per episode if you wish.

Feedback

None this week

You can send your feedback to braxwolf@gmail.com and I’ll read it on the podcast. Reminder that Beyond Bossfights is on iTunes and Stitcher. I would appreciate your ratings and reviews!

Contact information:

Guest

Lonrem:

Twitter: @AnookDotCom

Facebook: facebook.com/AnookDotCom

Website: Anook.com

E-mail: getinvolved@anook.com

Me

Twitter: @Braxwolf

E-mail: braxwolf@gmail.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/braxwolf

YouTube: www.YouTube.com/user/braxwolf

Blog: braxwolf.com

Voiceover by Alexa Rubinov

scr.ee tags:

#podcast #gaming #social

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