We are extremely excited about this week’s episode! Myself as an avid gamer nerd this topic and person were close to my heart! Sex and gaming merged together into one awesome platform experience…who could ask for more? I could! And I did! And I asked to speak with the brain behind it all…Brian Shuster, a brilliant web pioneer starting off in the very very early days of the adult online entertainment business. It was a real treat to speak with this veteran and we spoke about his past, present, and what he hopes to accomplish in the future!
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More about Brian:
Brian Shuster is often credited with being the person who popularized adult entertainment on the web. His first adult company, XPics Publishing, Inc., was started in 1996 with $700, and under the direction of Mr. Shuster, grew to become the undisputed leader of internet adult entertainment within 18 months, boasting almost 2 million paying subscribers, 150 employees and contractors, over 60,000 webmaster affiliates, more than 600 web sites, and revenue in excess of $9,000,000 per month.
Brian is considered one of the trail-blazers in both adult internet and mainstream internet content provision, and has been discussed and featured in many industry and general news outlets, including: MSNBC.com, Business 2.0, Yahoo, Wired News, AVN Magazine, AVN Online, Hustler, Penthouse, Klixxx, Webmastervault.com and many others. He has invented more than 50 patents and pending patents on core web technologies which are in use by virtually all web sites today.
Mr. Shuster founded Utherverse, Inc. in 2003 to develop a network of interconnected virtual worlds using a common platform. By 2006 the company was expanded to Canada where Shuster continued to innovate in the virtual world space, culminating in the release of the “Virtual World Web” in the fall of 2009. The VWW includes flagship adult world, Red Light Center, and also boasts more than one million user-generated Virtual Worlds operating on a uniform platform and the world’s first 3D Internet browser.
Twitter: @Utherverse | @Redlightcenter
Special Guests Segment:
As a special feature, Brian is joined by two Redlight Center successful webmasters/property developers, Chandie Foster (Rude.com)and Loki (Lokiland3d.com) for a candid look at their experiences indeveloping venues in the world.
Since the late 90′s Jason “Loki” Smith has been creating both “Virtual” and 3D Toon content. As one of the co-founders of the 3D Toon Porn niche he was dubbed “The Godfather Of 3D Toon Porn” by AVN in 2004.
He opened the first 100% 3D Toon sponsor program and paysites, and was the first 3D company to produce ALL of their own content “in-house” & run via “member requests” Over the last 14 years Loki has helped bring awareness to the budding 3D Toon niche, and helped bring it out as a standalone niche. He’s worked with companies both large and small within the adult industry as a content creator, marketer or general consultant.
He has been interviewed multiple times and has been featured in various Adult Trade publications, and hosted Adult webmaster radio shows. In the summer of 2008 Loki opened the doors to his content department “LokiPorn” to the Adult community.
In the winter of 2011 Loki opened the doors to his new affiliate program LokiCash.com which features some unique attractions for both webmasters and consumers. Loki has a lot planned in the coming years for the 3D Toon market so…. STAY TOONED!
Chandie Foster is a 14 year adult industry veteran who is currently the sales director for both Rude.com and their partner site, RudeVirtual.com.