Chairman of the Boards - How Online Forums Influence Game Makers and Marketers

Tyler Malka is the 24-year-old owner of one of gaming's most beloved Internet stops. On any given day, thousands of game fanatics -- and a sizable number of developers, marketers, and journalists -- take a break from whatever they should be doing to log in to the message boards at, a no-holds-barred WrestleMania of breaking game news and snarky commentary. "I like to think of it as a nexus of fandom, media, and industry," Malka says. "GAFers take gaming news and issues very seriously, and you'll often see big names jumping into discussions and flame wars with everyone else."

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