NemRaps is one third of the YouTube music group NerdOut. Established in late 2014, these independent artists specialize in making songs for video games, comics and movies. Their YouTube channel has over 700,000 subscribers, and counting. They've worked with huge video game developers like Ubisoft and Rockstar, as well as some indie publishers like Studio Wildcard, the developers of the critically acclaimed game Ark: Survival Evolved. As one of the main vocalists of the group, NemRaps oversees songwriting, music production, and video integration. With over 25+ years of combined musical experience between them, NerdOut's mission is to write the greatest tunes about all things geek.
He's Tall... He's Hairy... He's Scottsquatch! Scott Sheppard began playing and collecting video games 28 years ago. His Youtube channel Scottsquatch is best known for the shows Video Game Sellers and Garage Sale Game Finds. Scott is a pro at finding all kinds of great deals at garage sales, and thrift stores and selling them at his local flea market. Scott has built a very large following and has one of the most entertaining panels at video game conventions.
When Shawn Long isn't writing for the popular site nintendoenthusiast.com he is creating some of the best content for his Youtube Channel RGT 85. His channel focuses on both new and retro video game news and reviews. From hidden gem videos to reviewing the latest Nintendo Switch game, Shawn's expertise in the video game industry is among the best.
Mira Scarlet is a self taught seamstress, cosplayer, artist and official partner and live streamer on Twitch whose main inspirations stem from anime, video games, comics and Japanese fashion. Over the course of 5 years she has made 40+ costumes for herself and others and in the last year began working as an alterations specialist and became a creative partner on Twitch. She is always eager to learn new things, share what knowledge she knows, and express love for the nerdy influences that constantly inspire her to create. Twitch
When Amanda was a child, she tied a blanket to her neck and pretended to be a superhero. She never grew out of that phase. Amanda has been cosplaying for 7 years. Her inspirations include comic books, Halloween, and Vincent Price films. She lives in Greenville, SC with her two cats, Zatanna and Mera.
Caleb Michael Riley started the YouTube Channel "Game Glyph" out of his feverish obsession with video games and video-gaming culture. With an obvious hankering for all things Sega, Caleb reviews classic games for all systems, does Let's Plays and even occasionally vlogs about gaming news, as well as does pick-up videos. Mixing humor as well as gaming facts, Game Glyph blends a love of video games with Caleb's more quirky, if not sometimes "eccentric" personality, creating an entertaining mix of informative video and zany weirdness! New to the YouTube block, Game Glyph is here to stay, and ever expanding in ideas and vision!
Jay Crouch's love for NES and other old school video game systems began at a young age. In the early 90s, he traded in his NES and the few games he had for the newly released SNES - a decision he would later regret. **While Jay loved the SNES, it just wasn't quite the same as the original.** Fast forward to adulthood. While Jay was channel surfing YouTube, he stumbled upon Cinemassacre's Angry Video Game Nerd, James Rolfe. Jay was instantly transported to his younger years. Soon after, he got his hands back on an NES. Now motivated to share his passion of old video games, the NES ADDICT YouTube channel was born.
Lack is a speedrunner of a wide variety of NES and SNES games. He has set over 20 world records in The Legend of Zelda (NES) and 2 world records for Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars (SNES). He's been involved with the Games Done Quick charity marathons since January 2015 and had the closing speedrun at SGDQ 2016. He continues to speedrun other classic games, gunning for top times in the Super Mario Bros. series and Final Fantasy VI. This Twitch partner hosts a family-friendly stream, so that parents can enjoy watching with their children.
Matt is best known for his speedruns of Super Metroid, having set over 100 world records for the game and appearing at 7 "games done quick" marathons to run the game for charity. He's done VGM remixes dating back to 2004, and as a long-standing twitch partner, he's been broadcasting his undying love for music and 2d gaming since 2012.
Skybilz is a speedrunner of games from classic retro series such as Mario, Castlevania, and Star Fox. At Summer Games Done Quick 2015, she ran Oregon Trail on an actual Apple II and made it to Oregon against all odds. In addition, she has also done commentary and hosted several Games Done Quick marathons. Sky is also a Twitch Partner and a member of several teams such as Southeastern Speedrunners, Girls on Fire, and Retro Gaming Live TV.
Some people prefer quality over quantity, but not authorblues. He has speedrun more than 170 different games over literally tens of different consoles, and sometimes the speedruns are even fast. Between skyrocketing into international superstardom with his groundbreaking Twitch channel and his critically-acclaimed retro speedrunning podcast The Frame Savers (almost 40 reviews on iTunes!), he has been probably delighting audiences with the worst games imaginable for years: Bubsy 3D, Bible Adventures, Zelda: Wand of Gamelon for the CD-i, and Superman 64, to name a few.