Content Creation

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Creative Department

Streamers

ZigZak_Guy - Streamer, Youtube, Coach & Caster

Boom, or as guys probably know him, ZigZak, is from Thailand.  Even though his English isn’t perfect, he’s constantly working on it and improving rapidly. He started streaming around October 2019. He also has a Youtube channel, but most of his content right now is in Thai, because he’s trying to introduce Gwent to the Thai community and make it grow.

ZigZak is one of the first few streamers that joined BG, and the very first youtuber. He’s been playing Gwent since December 2018.
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GhostArya- Streamer, YouTube & Caster

Arya lives in the ever so beautiful Prague, Czech Republic. Video games have always been a part of her life. She enjoys story focused indie games, but the Witcher universe stole her heart and thus she found her way to Gwent. Her favourite faction of all time would be Scoia’tael. She took part in the closed beta and played on and off but decided to come back in 2020 and started streaming as well.

Streaming is her safe space and she loves creating a welcoming community on her streams. She also owns a campbell hamster named Benny, which she never stops talking about. Outside of her stream, she works as a mental health professional and she is also a part of a game developing duo.

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Carrost - Streamer, Article Writer & Voice Actor

Carrost is trying too hard to be hip and with it. His breath stinks too. But also he’s been playing Gwent for “long enough” and he joined Bandit Gang in 2021. His streams are pretty good and I- HE thinks you should check them out as he is trying his best to make a career of it.

True to the Bandit Gang creed he enjoys the path less traveled when it comes to deckbuilding. A self proclaimed “peddler of jank” he has gone on record saying “the harder the fight the greater the victory”. One day wants to make a deck that becomes a widely used meta deck but is also terrified of that moment because he knows he won’t be able to use the deck once it becomes popular.

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Kalvino - Streamer

Kalvino has resided in Southern California for the majority of his life but wishes to see the World! A creative at heart; He enjoys Photography, Graphic Design, and appreciates all things Artistic. He does his best to implement his eye for visual quality in his streams where he enjoys playing Meme & Off Meta decks. He loves nothing more than catching up with his viewers and welcoming new players. Like many, he fell in love with Gwent through the Witcher 3, however the wholesome community of the standalone game is what made him stick around! Dubbed the “Adoring Fan of BG” by Enz0 and the personification of “PepeSmile” by BJ, he is very glad to finally be working with the Team.

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Weevil89 - Editor & Streamer
Number one (well, only) Irish Gwent streamer since 2018. Supporter of Triple Commandos. Aspiring caster and voice actor. Pro rank pretender. His streams are a combination of rambling, occasional Gwent and his Keg Game League. They are always wholesome and filled with joy, like a really warm Irish stew amidst the winter cold. His slogan is “start where you are, use what you have, and do what you can”.
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SuinoValente - Streamer

Suinovalente (a.k.a bravepig) is a 35 years old Brazilian Gwent streamer who’s been in love with the Witcher universe since he discovered the RPG games on PC. When he was a kid, he always dreamed about working in the game industry, but his life took a different course and now streaming is the way to keep the flame of these old dreams alive. Nowadays, Suino streams Gwent mainly in Portuguese, but English speakers are always welcome to join the cards fiesta on his stream as well.

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Pokkas88 - Streamer

When he is not working, you will find Pokkas doing one of these four things: Organizing his comic book collection, pretending to be a good photographer, watching sports with friends, or playing games on his computer. Occasionally, you will also find him chilling on a beautiful beach on the lovely Mediterranean island of Cyprus where he resides. Out of all his hobbies, he secretly enjoys gaming the most. A big fan of RPG games, it was only natural for him to get involved with the Witcher games/lore and subsequently with Gwent itself. He always loves his meme decks, although he usually gets obliterated when he tries to use them on ladder. He also recently started streaming with the sole purpose of sharing his Omega-level pepega-ness with the world.

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MoriartyUK - Script Writer & Voice Actor

Tom, also known under his alter ego of MoriartyUK,  is a Highschool English teacher by day and an all-inclusive Shadow-realm tour guide by night. He’s tall, dark, and his mum thinks he’s handsome.

He played Gwent a lot in the Beta stages, and then didn’t touch it again until July 2020 where he reached pro rank in his first month! Now he streams a variety of decks in standard and seasonal modes whilst subjecting chat to dramatic readings of whatever they send him. Pretty new to the Gwent scene and the Streaming scene but he’s loved every minute of it so far, and looks forward to putting out plenty of content going forward. Also Lord forgive him, He’s a Northern Realms Fan boy.

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Decode789 - Video Editor, Article Writer & Streamer

You may know him from Twitch as Decode789, or just Decode for short. He has been playing video games ever since he was in kindergarten. He loves music and basically listens to anything that vibes with his soul. He loves to create stuff, be it pixelart, photoshop manipulation, games, applications, and in the case of Gwent – deck building. He was not a huge fan of CCG games until one of his friends decided to drag him into Gwent and that was when Gwent was in open beta. He has been utterly impressed by the combinations you can do in deckbuilding and it triggered his inner creativity, this got him genuinly hooked! His favorite faction is Monsters. Now as a part of BG, he is working as an Assistant Editor and Article Writer.

Article Writers

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Escanbryt - Article Writer
Escanbryt or most often just Escan started out as an article writer for seasonal mode guides when he joined the Bandit Gang. He’s been around since the launch of open beta and always considered the deckbuilding itself just as important as playing actual games. While custom deckbuilding felt a bit easier in Gwent beta, the arrival of the seasonal mode made it rewarding again with its unsolved niche metas and some sort of creative freedom.
 
His work has lately not been exclusive to the seasonal mode anymore though. He is participating in standard deckbuilding, releasing deck guides from time to time or contributing to the Bandit Gang meme snapshot for example. People also claim that he has a certain obsession with pirates, who knows why.
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LawAndOtter - Article Writer & Graphic Designer

Yes, her handle sounds like a dumb pun on Law and Order, but it actually started out as LawnOtter because she has an actual lawn ornament of an otter (don’t ask). She also loves otters. Feel free to call her Eva, it’s easier.

She played Gwent in open beta, then left when Homecoming was just too much change for her brain to handle. She came back last year in the wake of the great Hearthstone battle pass debacle, and she is not looking back. Her lukewarm take is that Gwent now is better than it has ever been.

She’s nowhere near the top levels of competitive Gwent, but tries as much as time allows, usually hitting Top 600-700 every season. She loves Gwent strategy, so expect lots of beginner’s guides and strategy deep dives.

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akaean - Article Writer & Attorney

Akaean is a mid thirties hobbyist Gwent enthusiast and aspiring writer. He is also an active member of the Reddit Gwent community and has signed on to Team Bandit Gang to create new and exciting content aimed at helping new players and veteran players alike.  Favorite factions?  Scoia’Tael, Northern Realms and Monsters.   Favorite Card?  Barnabus Beckenbaur.  Team Yen or Team Triss?  More like Team Zoltan, what a scoundrel.

Outside of Gwent, akaean enjoys miniature wargaming such as Warhammer 40K and Bolt Action and, in the before Covid times, used to travel to tournaments across the United States.  But we aren’t here for that, are we?  Lets strap in and talk about Gwent! 

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Bigdaddy843 - Article Writer

Often found riling up the crowd in various Twitch streams and Discord servers, BigDaddy843 is really mostly average. They also go by:
MediumParent/SmallMommy/843.

In Gwent as in Life, their central principle is FUN. Look out for the dankest articles and the hypest chats. Admittedly, they are not yet a great player/builder. But, whether it’s meta or memes, BD/SM/MP/843’s insatiable desire to learn things and lecture people will ensure everyone gets something out of their flailing. 

If you see them, do say “Hi”. They’re always up to talk about anything. 

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AcidBunny - Article Writer
AcidBunny or just Acid, lives in Lahore Pakistan and he has been playing card games ever since his childhood. It all started from Pokemon TCG to Yu-Gi-Oh and Uno. Acid started playing Gwent in the mid master mirror expansion and has been playing Gwent regularly ever since. Although he is a beginner in article writing, he has been eager to learn and shows a lot of interest in creating content, especially for Deck Guides.

Acid’s favorite faction is Nilfgaard followed by Monsters and his favorite card is Master Mirror.

Resource Department

Graphic Designers

McKathcat - Graphic Designer

Kelsey is an artist from Canada with a focus in layouts and landscapes. She’s done work as both a graphic designer and a background painter for animation. While She hasn’t played Gwent, She does enjoy a variety of games including DnD and Legend of Zelda. Along with creating art and playing games, she has been a competitive athlete for many years. You can catch her on any of her socials creating art and hanging out. 

Data Analysts

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AndreNL - Data Analyst

André is a computer scientist from Brazil, who loves analyze data. He has been playing Gwent since the beta times, but became more active in the community only after Homecoming. Last year he started collecting and analyzing data from pro ladder. Eventually he decided to make the data public through the site GwentData.com starting at the beginning of 2021.

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Dream - Data Analyst

Dream is a 21 years old young man from Poland. He’s been playing Gwent since 2019, so unfortunately, he never had the opportunity to play the mythical Beta version of Gwent. He started his adventure of putting together statistics thanks to Mettie, who taught him everything. In fact, they prepare them together to this very day. He never tried to achieve high placement on the ranked ladder, and instead, he prefers just chilling and playing for fun and enjoyment of the game.

His favourite factions are Scoia’tael and Skellige, and his favourite card is the best druid in the game – Heymaey Flaminica. 

Editors

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Gabelheld - Editor

What is a Gabelheld? I would define it as a guy from Austria who likes odd and nerdy things. A being who took some time off of cardboard crack, started a free to play CCG and stumbled upon a community of like minded individuals. A community which that being managed to become a full member of.