Rutledge DaugetteFounder & CEO
Founder of TechRaptor with a love of video games (B.S. in Game Programming) and technology. Started TechRaptor to create a place where people could come for quality content.
Scott RosenbergChief Technical Officer
IT Admin for TechRaptor. Full blown nerd. Crazy anime fan.
Andrew OttonEditor in Chief
Editor in Chief at TechRaptor. Lover of some things, a not so much lover of other things.
Don ParsonsNews Editor
I've been a gamer for years of various types starting with the Sega Genesis and Shining Force when I was young. If I'm not playing video games, I'm often roleplaying, reading, writing, or pondering things brought up by speculative fiction.
Alex Santa MariaReviews Editor
TechRaptor's Reviews Editor. Resident fan of pinball, Needlers, Rougelikes, and anything with neon lighting. Owns an office chair once used by Billy Mays.
Chris AndersonAssoc. News Editor
I've been playing games since I was just barely able to walk, and I never really stopped playing them. When I'm not fulfilling my duties as assistant news editor and tech reviewer, I'm either working on music, producing one of two podcasts or doing freelance work.
Travis WilliamsTabletop Editor
Maestro of cardboard and plastic.
Nick MailletVideo Lead
I used to be that band guy with super cool hair who lived and breathed breakdowns, now I work on TV shows as an colorist/editor. You can find me on twitter talking about my ever expanding collection of NES games and my love hate relationship with Tinder.
Tyler SzaboCommunity Manager
Travis ShrefflerCommunity Manger
Hi, I'm Travis, or you may know me as Daebol! I'm a Twitch streamer, reformed Youtuber, and most importantly, one of TechRaptor's new Community Managers! I play a LOT of Overwatch, I speedrun Outlast, Clustertruck, and Mega Man X (badly). I listen to too many albums and podcasts for my own good, and I'm a complete pesto snob!
Andrew StretchEvents Coordinator
I have been playing all kinds of games for as long as I can remember with a particular interest in action adventure and platforming titles. While I am primarily an Xbox gamer I also spend a fair bit of time on the PS4 and on my PC in VR.
Travis DonnellCreative Director
Creative Director & Producer @ TR
Brandon BobalPartner Manager
Brandon writes articles with focuses on video and board games, and Magic: The Gathering. When he isn't doing research for his weekly Magic: The Gathering column, he can be found enjoying the outdoors.
Kevin ParsonsStreaming Lead
I'm a long time gamer since the days of the Sega Genesis. I love everything there is about gaming from retro platformers to the fast paced fps games. My aim is to entertain you for a few hours on stream.
Milo LeeMarketing Manager
Harbinger of bad opinions and general snobbery. Only goes outside to acquire food and attend conventions.
Max MichaelSenior Writer
I’m a technology reporter located near the Innovation District of Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario.
Robert N. AdamsSenior Writer
I've had a controller in my hand since I was 4 and I haven't stopped gaming since. CCGs, Tabletop Games, Pen & Paper RPGs - I've tried a whole bunch of stuff over the years and I'm always looking to try more!
Drake LuptonStaff Writer
I'm a writer, musician and gamer who enjoys normal things like MMA, pizza and central air conditioning.
Samantha OoiStaff Writer
Ex-game-studio grunt, now freelance writing and floating around. Just don't ask me about what I have seen~
Makeda De'JeneStaff Writer
Courtney EhrenhoflerStaff Writer
A native New Yorker, Courtney loves playing all different genres of games, but if you start talking to her about Trails in the Sky, she'll never shut up.
Alex BaldwinStaff Writer
People sometimes call me the Hatman. I write about video games and Magic: The Gathering. In my spare time, I play video games and Magic: The Gathering.
Michael XiShadowverse Writer
Hi! I'm Michael and I'm an undergraduate student with a passion for gaming, especially visual novels. When I'm not wooing my 2D waifus, I can be found reading, baking, and generally being lazy.
Alec BlouinStaff Writer
When not playing video games, Alec is enjoying tabletop RPGs, landscaping, writing bad fiction, 80's music, and knocking over your trash bins. Do not feed him after midnight.
Alex EichStaff Writer
I love bad 3D Sonic games. Thus, ruining my credibility.
Travis HawksStaff Writer
Husband, father, small business owner, and a gaming fanatic since first playing Outlaw on the Atari 2600. I also make my own games, but nobody plays or buys them. In my spare time, I run and drink beer to counteract the benefits of running.
John QuiltyStaff Writer
I've been a lover of video games, writing, and technology for as long as I remember. I have a B.A. in English from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and I'm happy to write about gaming and technology for TechRaptor.
Sam Mcarthur-McleanStaff Writer
Writer for TechRaptor since 2014. An avid follower of the gaming industry that loves to write about it. Currently a student. From Glasgow, Scotland.
James GalizioStaff Writer
I'm a writer for TechRaptor, and an aspiring indie dev; technology and games in particular have been my passion my whole life, and to contribute to the industry has been my dream. If I'm not writing or working on other work, you can almost always find me playing some sort of game!
Patrick PerraultStaff Writer
Writer for TechRaptor, who hopes to gain valuable experience in a constantly changing industry.
Wyatt HnatiwStaff Writer
Wyatt Hnatiw is a lifelong gamer with a borderline inappropriate love of BioWare RPGs and Bioshock. Maybe he just loves the prefix Bio...
Shaun JoyStaff Writer
YouTuber Dragnix who plays way too many games, and has a degree in Software Engineering. A Focus on disclosure on Youtubers, and gaming coverage in general.
Alexander BaldwinStaff Writer
I am a UK based game/tech writer person. Also, I share a name (barring one letter) with a famous actor who I am not sadly.
Perry RuhlandStaff Writer
Aspiring author. FPS connoisseur. Tactical games journalist. Digger of giant robots. Professional hater of fun. No matter what role Perry's currently playing, it's a safe bet to assume that he's doing it fairly poorly - but still managing to turn it into some sort of article.
Luigi SavinelliStaff Writer
Gamer since I can remember and now writer for your enjoyment. Can't say more. Those games will not play themselves
Alexandria TaberskiStaff Writer
A tsundere lolita writing about games for the last three years. Somehow got involved in covering mobile games. Loves JRPG's and all genre's of gaming except for platform games. Platforming can go die in a fire.
Connor FossStaff Writer
I'm a writer here at TechRaptor and can also do translation work between English and Spanish. You can usually find me playing horror games or Zelda!
Jason EnglishStaff Writer
Super famous games journalist currently based in Melbourne, Australia. Avid gamer, student, comic writer, and technology enthusiast. Jason has also heard every possible joke you can make in regards to his last name.
Kyle DowneyStaff Writer
Staff Writer looking to keep you both informed and entertained. Favorite games include: Pokemon, Overwatch, Golden Sun, Portal, and Elder Scrolls.
Kindra PringStaff Writer
Teacher's aid by day. Gamer by night. And by day, because I play my DS on my lunch break. Ask me about how bad my aim is.
Reagan CoxStaff Writer
Reagan Cox is a writer living in Kansas. If you can’t find him playing games or in the woods then he’s probably listening to records like the dirty hipster he is.
Robert GrossoStaff Writer
A game playing, college teaching, erudite-minded scholar who happens to write some articles every so often. Have worked as a journalist, critic, educator and blogger for over five years now, with articles published (as user editorials) on Game Revolution and Giant Bomb as well as a contributor for the websites Angry Bananas and Blistered Thumbs. Now making TechRaptor my home.
Samuel GuglielmoStaff Writer
I'm Sam. Been playing video games since PlayStation. Favorite games include Ace Combat 5, Perfect Dark, Final Fantasy IX, Metro 2033, and MonsterBag. Also loves books and can be found face first in one all the time.
Scott MalcomsonStaff Writer
Old enough to have watched the first moon landing live on TV, I've been gaming since the days of ApVenture and the Zork series. My last console was an Atari 2600, and my first PC was an Apple IIc (in glorious monochrome!). If you want to understand the kind of person I am, it might help a bit to play Ultima IV.
Anson ChanStaff Writer
You ever wonder why we're here? It's one of life's greatest mysteries, isn't it? Good thing games exist so that we don't have to think about it. Or at least I don't have to think about it. Instead, I'll just play Halo or something.
Jason AshmanStaff Writer
Gamer, Programmer, TechHead, Australian. If I'm not here, I am probably knee deep in the dead somewhere, or the dropbears got me.
Jordan OlomanStaff Writer
History and Archaeology student from Newcastle in the UK. Loves old school point and clicks, Death Cab For Cutie, and anything made by Double Fine
Jeff PannellStaff Writer
Defender of waifus. Fighting game aficionado. Nearly 100% anime nonsense at this point. IT Specialist for the US Government by day but by night? JRPG/MMORPG addicted, constantly grinding in the lab to get better at Street Fighter and spending his time thinking critically about the medium he adores so.
Jon SchearStaff Writer
Graphic and web designer by day, amateur digital artist/illustrator and writer for Techraptor by night. When I’m not doing any of those things, you can find me getting extremely angry in WoW as I watch my Moonkin get killed multiple times in PVP or drinking scotch.
Himpe KennyStaff Writer
Writer in Mind, Gamer at Heart, I finish as many games as I can to give my impression in a useful way. A heart for moddable games and addicting mechanics so you'll spot me playing those a lot.
Kyle LawrenceStaff Writer
I like games with unique styles so long as they have the gameplay to back it up. Some of my favorite games are Rayman Origins, Katamari Damacy and Super Metroid
Matthew ArrojasStaff Writer
Just because I write about video games doesn't mean I'm very good at them. Unless it's Smash Bros. I'll wreck you in Smash Bros. I am also currently obsessed with Overwatch, so I'll wreck you in that too with Mercy.
Michael JohnsonStaff Writer
I'm one of the tabletop writers here at TechRaptor as well as an IT security analyst and full-time geek. If I'm not actively playing, I'm either painting something, enjoying burying my nose in a book or arguing on the Internet.
Mark JansenStaff Writer
When I'm not writing on TechRaptor, you can normally find me on YouTube pulling stupid faces under a silly pseudonym.
Michael SpiteriStaff Writer
Gaming and writing are my two biggest passions, and working with TechRaptor presents a phenomenal opportunity to combine the two. I can usually be found simultaneously relaxing and stressing over a rhythm game, or immersing myself in whatever RPG happens to catch my attention.
Nate GrayStaff Writer
Artist, writer, and avid fan of undesirables the world over.
Nicole SeraphitaStaff Writer
I've been gaming since the days of the NES and spend most of my time with the hobby playing RPGs and fighting games. Besides gaming, I also enjoy table top gaming, cosplay, writing and walking outside when its nice..
Steven RamosStaff Writer
A fanatic of all things human, Steven spends an alarming amount of time researching untrue facts. Did you know that the Trojan horse was nicknamed “Tro-jo”? Just like you, he loves video games, movies, “the telly”, and all sorts of wacky thingamajigs. Ask him a question about anything and he’s sure to start a conversation somehow! Also he lives in that Texas part of America! Though writing about games is his current side hustle, Steven hopes to create an impactful journalism career by turning his thoughts into words, sounds, and images.
TJ SpragueStaff Writer
I'm a writer for TechRaptor, reader, and mascot platformer enthusiast. When I'm not writing or playing games you can find me playing bass, drinking IPAs, or binge watching Parks & Recreation again.
Dom O'LearyStaff Writer
I'm a dyed in the wool gamer of the now irrelevant (I'm told) generation-X. If I'm not gaming, you'll find me writing about games, writing my wonderful fiction (opinions may differ), playing guitar, or eating... sleep is a distant memory.
Krista NorenStaff Writer
I'm a part-time writer, and a full-time gamer! I've been playing video games since I got my Sega Genesis with Sonic when I was 3 years old. Currently a college student hoping to become a professional writer one day.
Will CravensStaff Writer
Aiden Hutchinson-CheeStaff Writer
Joey ThurmondStaff Writer
I'm a part-time video game journalist with a BA in Game and Interactive Media Design and (almost) an MA in Writing Studies. I bleed theology, sci-fi, and fantasy. I grew up with Spyro and Crash on the PlayStation and love FPS, action-RPG, and platformer games. For more of my antics, mosey on over to Push Square and Gamechurch.
Speedrunner and fiction writer. Also that one guy who loves Star Fox Adventures and will defend it to the death. You'd better watch out. I know about timed hits.
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I'm the write of the GreenWatch series here on TechRaptor. When I'm not researching into the latest news centered around Steam and it's developers and community, I tend to be playing RPGs and/or multiplayer titles.