The Inside Voices Family is Getting Bigger

It’s been a little over a year since the Inside Voices Media Network was launched. We started with 3 shows: Ding & Dent, Greatway Games, and The Five By. In that year we’ve done a lot together. We participated in GenCan’t by sponsoring a game night for a lucky contest winner: we bought them food and drinks for their game group and sent them some IV swag. We invited listeners and hosts to subscribe to the Dispatch game box and chatted about it on our Facebook page. We also launched a Media Fellowship, to mentor an upcoming show and bring them into our little family.

More important than those activities, however, has been the people we’ve added to the Network. Our first expansion brought Boardgames In Bed to the show. Becky and Kelly’s biweekly podcast is a lovely look into their life with games. We also brought Eric Yurko of What’s Eric Playing? into the network as a collaboration partner. He participated in the Fellowship program and will continue to partner with us on various projects (and you’ll likely hear from him on our shows!). Today we’re announcing two more additions: Cardboard Vault and Metadaming.

Phobe and Mark are the team behind Cardboard Vault. They produce written and video content about smaller press or independent games you may not hear about anywhere else. As of this posting, their homepage includes a review of an edible games cookbook!

Metadaming is our 2018 Fellowship Awardee. It’s a 5th Ed Dungeons & Dragons Actual Play podcast, full of adventure and drama. We’re very excited to have them on the team and hope you check out the show and enjoy it as much as we do.

The response and applications to our fellowship blew us away. It was exciting to see how many amazing ideas are out there, and we wish we could have helped so many more. A big thanks to everyone who applied, and to everyone who has supported us to this point!

- The Inside Voice Family

Announcing the Inside Voices Media Fellowship

A year ago, Inside Voices was founded on the idea of bringing together content creators with the shared goal of helping to build a tabletop community for everyone.  Together we have strived to contribute to our shared goal through our own individual dialogs with the community, and with group projects such as last year’s GenCan’t Giveaway emphasizing the importance of gaming together.

As we reach the one-year mark, we are looking to spread the tabletop tent even wider by finding a new voice to add to this community via the Inside Voices 2018 Media Fellowship.  We want to help fund a new individual or group in the tabletop media space who will help bring our shared values of community, inclusivity, and fun to all. The IVM Fellowship is intended for first-time media producers in whatever medium they find most interesting, be it written work, a podcast, or a YouTube channel, or any other creative media.  We will be offering mentorship and support along the way as they get their work up and running with the goal of them joining the Inside Voices Family. The process will be anonymous, and we are not asking for any samples of work in order to avoid any bias towards previous experience. We're open to board gamers, RPG players, miniature wargamers, painters, and more! If it's tabletop related, we're interested.

Together we can build this community and spread our love for tabletop games and the people who play them.  Please consider applying now:  http://bit.ly/IVFellowship

Applications due July 30th.

If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to reach out to us, or our individual shows:

Inside Voices: http://Twitter.com/InsideVoicesNet
Ding & Dent:  http://Twitter.com/DingAndDent
Greatway Games: http://Twitter.com/GreatwayGames
Board Games In Bed: http://Twitter.com/BoardGamesInBed
The Five By: http://Twitter.com/FiveByGames
What’s Eric Playing: http://Twitter.com/WhatsEPlaying

 

We want to sponsor your game night!

Gen Con is right around the corner and with it comes #GenCant, a social media community of gamers joining the fun right from their own home. We want to recognize and celebrate that community from wherever we are and so have partnered with the #GenCant team to run a giveaway. We want to see you and the people you game with! We'll pick a winner at random from all the entries and send you a sticker pack featuring logos from the shows, and also get in touch with you to send you a gift card to your favorite local food place so we can "host" your next game night!

To enter, share a picture of your game group with the hashtag #mygamegroup and make sure you tag @InsideVoicesNet so we can see it! After the convention we'll announce a winner and get in touch so we can send you stickers and so that you can let us know where you want your game night food to come from!