You may know me as one of my characters; The raging and lisping "Francis", the southern redneck "Jessy" or maybe you just know me as me; Boogie2988. Gamer, vlogger, armchair philosopher and all around (and I do mean round) kinda guy.
Trailer Drake/Comic Drake is an all-around nerd. He's one of the internet's leading comic book experts, the creator of the hit shows Smash History and Crossover for the Game Theorists, and a tabletop game designer.
If it is nerdy, he's a fan.
Pat Contri is a game historian, collector, and online content producer known for Pat the NES Punk, Flea Market Madness, and The Video Game Years. He is the executive producer of Not for Resale: A Video Game Store Documentary and has authored two books: Ultimate Nintendo: Guide to the NES Library and Ultimate Nintendo: Guide to the SNES Library.
Max grew up with a PlayStation but truly fell in love with gaming when he first played the Dreamcast. This started his lifelong journey to try and beat everything he get his hands on! Now DreamcastGuy has sprung up on YouTube with his weekly reviews of games and random rants on the biggest dumpster fires.
The Game Chasers
Billy and Jay make up the dynamic game collecting team known as The Game Chasers. Their mission: to scour the land far and wide to uncover gaming treasures of old. Whether it be gaming stores, flea markets, thrift stores, or even people’s attics, they search out retro games and have a blast while doing it. In 2011 they decided to put their adventures on YouTube and became an instant hit.
John Riggs has a knack for nostalgia with everything from classic breakfast cereal of our Saturday mornings to video games and all points in between. His YouTube channel shows his love for classic games, especially NES, ranking them by publisher or covering the best, worst, most obscure and underrated games for all consoles. He has also been known to hack NES games and fix a game or two with 'open cart surgery'.
8-bit Eric started playing video games at the age of four when his older brother bought a Sega Master System. From there he was instantly hooked on playing with anything he could get his hands on. Shortly after, his life was forever changed when he received his own NES for Christmas and the rest is history. In 2010, Eric decided to start a video game review show on YouTube called The 8-bit Eric Show, since then he decided to start collecting video games again and became friends with many other gamers in the YouTube community.
Okchief420 loves everything video games. He plays, collects, hunts, anything and everything to find old games. He is best known for his GameStop Dumpster Diving series, where he finds all sorts of free items tossed away by the game store. Along with his best friend, Will, he also does food reviews as The Food Chasers.
Tyler Esposito is the creator of "My Retro Life", an episodic documentary series and YouTube channel about life as a '90s gamer. Using home movie footage straight from VHS, Tyler tells the blast-processed story of what life was like growing up in a family obsessed with video games. "My Retro Life" was recently featured in the Paramount Plus documentary film "Console Wars".
Taffeta Darling has been a pop culture herald in the geek community for over a decade. She's a published model and cosplayer, blogger, live-streamer and lends her Fangirl energy to various pop culture events across the country, as a moderator and panelist. By day she's a comic art researcher and cataloger, and by night reviews all things geeky and hosts artists and celebrity interviews via The Fangirls of Dallas channel.
She enjoys indie console and RPG gaming, loves Batman, J.R.R. Tolkien, and her favorite movie is Big Trouble in Little China- and she even was written into an issue of the "Big Trouble in Little China" comic. Most of her free time is spent on her newest venture of making and selling homemade soap, or lounging around with her 100-pound dog, Thor.
Stina Glitters is a lifelong gamer, cosplayer and costume designer/leather worker that runs on all things sparkly and colorful. She and Taffeta Darling make the dream team The Fangirls of Dallas. Fangirls puts out daily content covering all things geeky as well as doing weekly live streams ranging from current reviews to crazy experiments. Check them out every Wednesday evening on Facebook live to see what shenanigans they get into each week.