State of Quake // Episode 11: Jehar (TastySpleenTV)

Episode Description

In this packed 2-hour episode, we’re honored to have special guest Jehar (Alex Popa) with us. Jehar is the host and creator of TastySpleenTV, he’s been a pillar of the Quake and Doom community for over a decade and is a seasoned esports caster having covered big stage events like Quakecon, Dreamhack and PGL.

Jehar on Twitter

TastySpleenTV on Twitch

Time Stamps

  • 0:27 – State of Quake community events
  • 2:47 – Jehar Intro
  • 6:00 – The origin of Jehar’s gamertag
  • 8:18 – Rotten Rose / The Quakecon proposal
  • 11:34 – How’d you get hooked on Quake?
  • 14:50 – Quake 2 <3
  • 16:12 – Least favorite Quake game
  • 17:40 – Quake mods spawned future game franchises
  • 21:10 – Doom or Quake?
  • 24:44 – Exploration and creativity in video games
  • 28:40 – How’d you get into casting and commentating?
  • 32:10 – TastySpleenTV origins / The Planet Quake days
  • 37:16 – When is a game “dead”?
  • 39:50 – The evolution of streaming
  • 46:50 – Most memorable casting moment
  • 50:30 – Advice to new casters / Jehar’s approach to casting
  • 56:46 – Behind the scenes help
  • 59:28 – Quakecon production
  • 1:00:25 – Casting at Quakecon
  • 1:04:52 – Who do you like to cast with?
  • 1:06:50 – Watching people play video games
  • 1:08:12 – Quakecon then vs now / What is Quakecon like for a newbie?
  • 1:15:00 – Quake: The granddaddy of gaming communities
  • 1:16:54 – The difficulties of modern AAA game development
  • 1:19:00 – Will id ever allow the community to help?
  • 1:26:50 – Jehar’s take on the id/Saber takeover rumors
  • 1:28:33 – What would John Carmack do if he was still at id?
  • 1:34:50 – Bringing people into Quake
  • 1:36:52 – The March patch – do or die?
  • 1:37:58 – What if they pull the plug?
  • 1:39:50 – Apex Legends
  • 1:40:13 – Things we should be thankful for in Quake Champions
  • 1:42:50 – Apex Legends contd’
  • 1:44:46 – Diabotical thoughts
  • 1:49:04 – Is this game alive?
  • 1:51:36 – Doom Eternal thoughts / Spectator mode?
  • 1:54:52 – We’re all part of the same Quake family tree
  • 1:56:08 – What players to look out for in 2019 (NA)

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State of Quake | In the Keep // EP. #1- Violent Heart

State of Quake is proud to announce a new interview series titled “In the Keep” hosted by The Motherload of Cthalha’s Keep With an Interview with Violent Heart.

Violent Heart is a former Quake 4 pro (megablaz0r) turned software developer, Fatal1ty house veteran, Ultraviolence community manager and an all-around amazing player/human being.

Sit back and and enjoy the conversation which covers: how he got into pro gaming, what he’s been up to since his Quake 4 pro days, a peek inside the Fatal1ty house, running a gaming community, the importance of supportive people, the life (or death) of Quake Champions and much more.

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Timestamps

00:50 – ViolentHeart’s background

02:44 – How did you get into Quake/AFPS

08:57 – Transitioning from Doom to Quake

10:55 – Getting into Quake 3

14:04 – Becoming a Quake 4 Pro

20:20 – The Fatal1ty house / Life on the road

26:00 – Learning a new game / Strategy / Improvement / Aim

42:50 – Managing a gaming community

45:00 – Quake Champions: life or death

50:15 – Writing for Gaming Junkie/Pro Gam3r Magazine

54:00 – Shout-outs / A great support system

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