CouchWarriors: 10 Years Building a Gaming Community

What does it take to build a successful gaming community?  CouchWarriors has been running events bringing gamers together for 10 years. What makes a good community? Learn what groups large and small need to know about working together to achieve big things, from grassroots gatherings to one of Australia’s largest national esports events in BAM - Battle Arena Melbourne.

A look at what it takes to build community, host live events and ask where we are going in the future.


Daniel Chlebowczyk [Strategy Director], Brendon Watson [Founder], Michael "Javi" Thai [Treasurer, Anime Organiser], Darren Taing [Vice President, Melee Organiser], Jason O'Callaghan [Partnerships, Broadcast production], Jack Gorman [Smash 4 Organiser]