Earlier this week, I wrote my first article on my new blog and covered a concern I had within the Fighting Game Community (FGC). This article was pretty lengthy, but seemed to have good reception among some of the members of the FGC. I would say the majority who read the article, actually agreed with the message. Even more so, I had a few professionals in the scene re-tweet the message as well. I think of the ones that re-tweeted the message, only one didn’t actually read what he was re-tweeting. Players like LXG|Infrit, JuiceBox and AndyOCR all seemed to agree with the message and passed it onto their own followers. GamerBee was the only one who didn’t really want to read my wall-of-text and just re-tweeted it to support is own followers like myself (which is epic).
As I saw more and more community members agree with the message, I in return upped my efforts on promoting the article to people who I thought were influential in the FGC. Hence why some of the pro’s picked up on the article and re-tweeted to their followers to boot. However, a good portion of those I reached out on the Twittersphere didn’t actually respond. Either they were too spammed by their thousands of followers or simply did not care enough to give me some returned feedback. Either way, the night is still young and the article was only published yesterday. Hopefully in time, some more of the so called community leaders can and will read the article and return some much needed feedback on what they think.
If all goes well with that message, maybe some change will happen in result. Because I think in the end, a lot of people agree that there needs to be a little more coverage on the bigger community. Lots of people are doing great things all over the world and it’s just slipping through the cracks. Instead of us spawning new fish for the bigger fish to eat, we are just let them die to natural causes instead. My message wants to help preserve those smaller fish and get them out into the ocean to either eat or be eaten.
Now for some stats on how well the article penetrated the interwebs:
As you can see, lots of decent exposure from all over the world. The most being the US with Canada right behind them. Maybe tonight will see something much different, especially if any of those community heads decided to share their input on the overall article.
Until next time!