Our team is proud to be able to say that it has multiple YouTube personalities associated with it as both dev assets and testers. With a combined total of close to 450k subsscribers on YouTube we are hoping to bring the fun factor to many more retrogaming enthusiasts to the platform. This being said let’s take a look at who the current YT affiliates are:
qbertaddict1, AKA Q or Qbert, has been a member of the team since mid 2018. He has been a very solid tester and contributor to the team as well as the community. He truly enjoys not only providing gameplay footage, but has a vast knowledge of games to include many obscure ones from various systems we support. He can normally be found on our Discord server and is always willing to help those on the team, the emulator developers, and the community when asked to assist. He not only provides entertaining hands-on work in many of our branded videos, but loves to share gaming footage on his budding YouTube channel. Here is a snippet from his About section on his channel:
“Opensource Gaming, Reviews, Gameplay, and Pickups Videos are what you will find here – qbertaddict1”
ETAPRIME has been on board as a tester and backer since the inception of the idea for ORA. He has been in the SBC and tinkering scene for several years. He specializes in Tutorials , Retro Emulation and Gameplay On Raspberry pi , Android , PC , Mac And Other Single Board Computers. He is also the YouTube personality for LaunchBox as of fall 2017. He also has a Patreon which he provides various incentives to for the different tiers of support to include giveaways every so often.
8 Bit joined the team as a tester and nerd knob turner fall of 2018 and is another awesome addition to the family. He has always been about being friendly and providing not only enjoyable content, but also very useful tutorials and custom build content with his 3D mini and micro creations. From retropie to classic minis to the Nintendo Switch he has loads of cool content so view, like, and subscribe!
Eazy Hax, AKA Forrest, has been a member of the team for a while now. He brings great scripting skills and a firm understanding of Linux in general. Even though this is a hobby he treats it with professionalism and dedication to ensuring as good a user experience as possible. He has been working to port his famous RetroPie Toolkit to the RetroPie builds for the Odroid XU4. Here is a snippet from his About section on his channel:
“A channel about….Well…easy hacks…. I fix a TON of stuff. Everything from smart phones, old radios, old retro gaming consoles to old flickering LCD Screens (curb rescues). Hacking old consoles, phones, whatever! I also know A LOT about Linux. I have been working with it professionally and personally for over 17 years and it just happens that is exactly what retropie runs on. I decided to make a channel dedicated to all the stuff I have learned….given that at least some of it came from other youtubers. Thanks for watching and I hope at least one of the videos helps you out of a bind! -Forrest”
Simply Austin joined the team as a tester and nerd knob turner the beginning of 2018 and is another awesome addition to the family. He has always been about being friendly and providing not only enjoyable content, but also very useful insight into the emulation scene. Here is a snippet from the About section of his channels:
“The Simply Austin Channel is a unique blend cutting edge video tutorials on some of the most entertaining systems and programs out there. The channel began in April 2015 on Youtube and exploded in popularity. After realizing that I could make an impact on the industry through entertaining and informative videos, I had finally found my calling. Bringing YOU everything YOU need! Unlike many channels out there I do not do this for any money. I do it for the love of the scene and the wanting I have to better it and expand it. I will always offer my help in any way I can and would like a loyal fanbase who would work with me to make this a better place for us all, not just Pewdy bate!”