Wow, I can't believe we're already in the final quarter of 20 20. Time flies when you're stuck at home in the middle of the apocalypse! In 2020, I've been finding myself taking my mental health more and more seriously as the year has gone on. It's been one of the hardest years … Continue reading October Bullet Journal Spread
E3 is always an interesting conference to attend. There's so much to see and so much to do, but you've gotta be pretty picky to make time for everything. Unless you're just really patient. More power to you if you waited in that 3 hr line to play Pokemon...TWICE. When I go to E3, I … Continue reading E3 2019 Recap
Awesome Games Done Quick (AGDQ) 2019 is officially underway! Don't know what that is? Games Done Quick is a charity fundraising organization that raises money via speedrunning. The event is streamed live online, non-stop, and all donations go directly to the charity! AGDQ 2018 was responsible for over $2.2 MILLION donated to the Prevent Cancer … Continue reading Awesome Games Done Quick and the History of Speedrunning
Teamwork is essential to win a game, just as it is to deliver a product to a client. Okay, well not all games, but you get the gist. When I was working as an employer relations associate at the Career Services department at my university, I found that one of the 3 most sought-out qualities … Continue reading Gaming and the Professional World: Collaboration
Disclaimer: I am not and never was a true "professional" streamer. I did not want to be, and never advertise that I am or was. My advice here is based on professional experience in the media as well as personal experience as a part-time streamer. Hello chumps! Today's post is brought to you by a … Continue reading Starting from zero: first steps to live streaming
As a streamer, you learn quickly that you spend just as much time, if not more, watching other people stream, as you stream yourself. You watch people who play the same games as you and you create a relationship with them. Soon enough, both your communities benefit and grow from it. The power of networking … Continue reading Streaming and the Professional World: Networking
Something that I used to do on a very regular basis, was stream on Twitch. I've kept my name AndyPandyTV because of all the nostalgia it brings me. I played video games my whole life, but when I became a streamer, I turned it into more than just a hobby. The term "transferable skills" is … Continue reading Streaming and the Professional World: Brand Management
What's crack-a-lackin homie g? Okay. I'll stop. My name is Andrea and I have a dream. A dream to be a professional nerd. Right now I work at an advertising agency full-time where I put my nerd-brain to work in SEO and Digital Media management. I do some other stuff too, but it's much less … Continue reading Hello World!