TechRaptor’s Black Friday Shopping Guide

TechRaptor Black Friday

Ah, Black Friday. The one day a year where people are actually willing to wake up early to go shopping for the best deals they can get their hands on. For the lucky ones who manage to not get trampled, they may walk away with a great deal, but for those of us at home, there’s a ton of deals that can ... Read More »

Streaming Update End of November 2015


Hello viewers and site goers, it’s time for the monthly update on streaming news. First I’d like to give a big thank you to all who donated to the Extra Life charity event. For 24 hours our team was online playing games to raise money for them. While our Extra-Life team did not meet our goal of $500, they came close ... Read More »

TechRaptor will stream for 24 hours in support of Extra Life Game Day 2015!


Saturday, November 7th is Extra Life’s Game Day 2015. Gaming enthusiasts from around the world will be coming together in order to support Extra Life, and this year TechRaptor will be joining the effort! Extra Life was formed in 2008 by Jeromy “Doc” Adams in memory of Victoria Jo Enmon. Miss Enmon lost her battle to leukemia in 2008 at ... Read More »

Streaming Update: End of October 2015


Greetings and salutations audience member, this is the first ever streaming update and recap, and there is quite a bit to cover. This will be a monthly post about shows, recaps, and events on the TechRaptor Twitch channel. We have a few topics to cover for the month of October going into November, so let’s begin. Getting the pat on the ... Read More »

[Giveaway] Gladiators Online: Death Before Dishonor Starter Packs (36 Prizes)

TR Giveaway Gladiators Online

Gladiators Online: Death Before Dishonor is a new free-to-play action game with real time strategy elements releasing on Steam on October 27th. Dorado Games has offered us 36 keys (in 3 tiers) to give away to our readers in anticipation of the game’s release! Check out the details and enter below: The contest will run from October 21st at 1 PM ... Read More »

13 Days of Horror


It’s near that time of the month again here at TechRaptor where we have our Theme Week. This month, we wanted to make it a bit more spoOOOooky and have it go for 13 days instead of our regular seven. The normal ol’ Theme Week has been expanded to include several Games You Never Heard Of (GYNHO) articles that will ... Read More »

There Is No Diversity Crisis In Tech by Brian Hall

Silicon Valley Diversity

Editor’s Note: We are reposting this article by Brian Hall with his permission after he got the copyright to it from Forbes. It had previously been up on their website for about 24 hours and then got pulled for mysterious reasons with “violating terms” cited but no more description. While there are a lot of theories on why it was pulled, we ... Read More »

A Week of Mario

Super Mario Bros Boxart

TechRaptor’s Theme Week has returned, and the obvious theme for this month was of course Mario, as Super Mario Bros. just celebrated the 30th anniversary of its release in Japan on September 13th. Check out an article Robert Grosso wrote on the game changer that was Super Mario Bros. to celebrate that day—you’ll probably learn a few things about the mustachioed man ... Read More »

Gratipay Followup: A Necessity for Clarity

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A github post discussing our application was brought to our attention from an email we received from Gratipay (this is what the email is largely in response to). In it you should see a lot of insight into the reasoning/discussion behind the application process at Gratipay. You’ll also find some rumination on how they plan on improving the application process through ... Read More »

[Updated] A Warning on Gratipay’s Application Process

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Update: Gratipay responded to us in Email, where the same Tech Communications guy told us that our application had been reopened on their github for discussion. He posted his thoughts on it as well saying “I don’t think this post qualifies TechRaptor as “haters”” among several other comments, also suggesting that there needs to be some more rigor in the ... Read More »