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Mathew Anderson is a leading community manager in the game industry. His years of experience come from passionately creating and growing online game communities at both media and developer companies. He truly belives that closely knit communities are the core of the success for a game.

Mathew has also explored the game industry in China while having spent a year teaching English in the Chinese city of Shenzhen. A book about his travels was published in 2013.  He is also writing another book about the history of civilizations, due to be published in March 2016.

Mathew is currently working at Six Foot game studio in Houston, TX as the studio's community manager for the RTS game, Grey Goo. Say hello to him at the following:

Twitter: @mathewanderson
Porfolio: http://www.mathewanderson.com
LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/mathewanderson

 

Member Blogs

Posted by Mathew Anderson on Thu, 17 Dec 2015 01:27:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Serious, Indie, Social/Online
Where does your community go during the holidays and your team is out of the office? Probably right to playing your game! Here are some quick tips on keeping tabs on your community when you and your team are 'afk'.


eSports, e-Sports, Esports. However you define or spell the term, it is quickly becoming a standard in the game industry. Here is a primer on being aware of what the term means for your game community and community management team.


What does it take to setup, manage, and tear down booths at events like E3 and Comic-Con? Here's a glimpse...


Are you hoping to make a profession out of the passion you have to bring together your game's community, or build further your portfolio that is already on its way to success? I have good news for you then! This type of career is just getting interesting.


Posted by Mathew Anderson on Thu, 19 Sep 2013 05:18:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Indie, Social/Online
The Syndicate runs their yearly SyndCon convention in a different city each year. As the community manager for Petroglyph game studio, I had the honor of attending. Here is a glimpse at the incredible history of one of the longest lived game guilds.



Mathew Anderson's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 04/13/2017 - 09:28]

Excellent article, Daniel r n ...

Excellent article, Daniel r n r nNewcomers to the industry need this advice. I would also add patience , as the industry sometimes seems to be just as much hard work as it does fortuitous good luck. Obviously you won 't do well without the hard work, but the good ...

Comment In: [Blog - 11/24/2014 - 03:52]

Great article John I wanted ...

Great article John I wanted to let you know that we shared it on Events For Gamers: r n r nhttp://www.eventsforgamers.com/post-pax-australia-2014-crabitron-kinect/ r n r nCheers, r nMathew

Comment In: [Blog - 06/25/2014 - 11:12]

That 's a great question ...

That 's a great question Scott This is why I tell prospective community managers to please be careful when looking for that next role... sometimes the job description isn 't what you will be doing, by a long shot Companies that are smaller or independent will need someone that is ...