My Life in Pixels
By Frankie Ward
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Frankie Ward talks to industry insiders who loved video gaming so much, they decided to make it their business, from developers to Twitch streamers.
||CleanEpisode 11: James Banks, esports host||Esports host and former Counter-Strike 1.6 pro player James Banks chats to Frankie Ward about getting his break in esports, and his move into being on camera. Follow James on Twitter at @BanKsEsports||16 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: HenryG, CS:GO caster||[CONTAINS SOME STRONG LANGUAGE] CS:GO caster HenryG is one of the best-known faces in esports. A regular fixture at events by ESL, PGL and FaceIt, and having casted several Majors, the Londoner is clearly at the top of his game. But he didn't always fe||18 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode nine: Jason Kaplan, esports shoutcaster||Frankie squabbles with freelance caster Jason Kaplan, who orginally left his native USA for the German city of Cologne to work full-time for ESL. Starting out as a League of Legends caster, Jason has casted a multitude of games and is currently one of t||12 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode eight: Derek "WTFmoses" Moseley, PUBG caster and content creator||Frankie chats to one of PUBG esports' most recognisable voices, Derek "WTFMoses". Since going full-time as a content creator and caster, Moses has been in constant demand, even casting the finals at the PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS Global Invitational||29 8 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode seven: Tabitha Lyons (Artyfakes), host, cosplayer, model and streamer||Tabitha "Artyfakes" Lyons talks to Frankie Ward about how she went from creating characters for LARP (live action role play) events, to being one of the most successful cosplayers on the covention circuit. As well as her running the Artyfakes props busi||26 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode six: James Duffield - esports host, Streamgasm founder and Twitch staffer||Frankie chats to one of the busiest people she knows, James Duffield. Originally a graphic designer, James started his career in gaming with COD and CS-focused YouTube channel Streamgasm. He's now the Senior Creative Producer for Twitch EMEA, working on||11 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode five: Rochelle Snyder, games publicist||[CONTAINS SOME STRONG LANGUAGE] Rochelle Snyder has lead PR for huge games such as PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS. She speaks to Frankie about her experiences of being part of the LGBTQ+ community, while working in an industry that is predominantly||26 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode four: Vincent "Deathsie" Chu||Star of GINX Esports TV's The Bridge, Vincent "Deathsie" Chu talks about going pro in Hearthstone, competing in a game with famously challenging RNG, and living in different places around the globe.||15 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode three: Rachel "Ray" Gaskin||Rachel "Ray" Gaskin talks to Frankie Ward about her route into her role as Studio Manager at London's Red Bull Gaming Sphere, including meeting legendary film composer John Williams, working at Blizzard, becoming a professional Heroes of the Storm pl||26 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode two: Jason Kingsley OBE, Rebellion CEO||[CONTAINS BRIEF POTENTIAL SPOILERS FOR HELLBLADE AND FALLOUT 4] Jason Kingsley OBE, CEO of Oxford-based developer and publisher Rebellion, teaches Frankie about how games used to be distributed via pages in magazines, and how a chip shop led him into a||4 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode one: Jake Roberts, Gorogoa developer||When Jason "Jake" Roberts gave up his job as a software developer in 2012, he probably didn't realise he'd spend four years on his debut game Gorogoa - but he probably didn't think it'd lead to him taking home the BAFTA Games Award for Best Debut, eithe||18 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|