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.

Violent Heart

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Watch live video from ultraviolentheart on www.twitch.tv

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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Beyond Strafe Jumping – Episode 10 Interview With Makaveli

Interview with Makaveli on the evolution of Quake and esports (Beyond Strafe Jumping)

For the 10th episode of Beyond Strafe Jumping I’m with Quake II and Quake III legend Makaveli as we talk about the evolution of esports throughout the years and his experience casting on Quake Champions This interview was conducted on the 18th January 2018

Visuals by ZeroQL: https://www.youtube.com/user/flukkzmedia

State of Quake Podcast – Episode 9 PlagueTV

Episode Breakdown

In this episode, special guest PlagueTV joins us as we passionately discuss the confidence (or lack of) in the Quake community, community managers, rumors around id taking over development, on-boarding and inspiring new players, content creation, changes to the duel format, Joe Rogan playing Quake Champions and much much more!

Giveaway!

Don’t forget to enter our Scalebearer Statue Giveaway: playr.gg/contest/uP0XzIM

Timestamps:

  • 1:34 – Plague’s background
  • 4:09 – State of Quake community events
  • 7:41 – The community confidence crisis
  • 9:48 – Quake community management discussion
  • 16:42 – The lack of Quake Champions news
  • 20:20 – id’s involvement in developing Quake Champions / Takeover rumors
  • 24:49 – The importance of on-boarding for new players
  • 31:25 – How to inspire new players to “git gud”
  • 36:35 – The importance of shareable game content
  • 39:06 – The role of content creators in relation to gaming
  • 47:14 – Who should the development team cater to?
  • 50:08 – Where do you see Quake Champions in 2 years?
  • 52:06 – What is your favorite map / champion?
  • 55:10 – What are your top 5 games?
  • 58:40 – Who is your favorite streamer / caster?
  • 1:00:39 – Discussion around changing the current duel format
  • 1:11:53 – More Battle Pass afterthoughts – the XP grind
  • 1:17:50 – Joe Rogan was spotted playing Quake Champions
  • 1:20:18 – TWLOHA – To Write Love On Her Arms shout-out

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