Trash talking is a time honoured tradition, passed from father to son. Watching any kind of sports game, a viewer is imbued with an immediate, desperate desire to argue with those fans of the opposing team. Without out, where would be the fun in sports?
Trasktalk Live comes about out of a desire for a father and son to do just that – trash talk one another. Inspired by the son moving away, the developers wanted a way to easily connect with one another over sports matches and trash talk the hell out of each other. Most importantly, they didn’t want what they said to be saved.
Inspired by the son moving away, the developers wanted a way to easily connect with one another over sports matches and trash talk the hell out of each other. Most importantly, they didn’t want what they said to be saved.
Thus, Trashtalk Live allows users to connect to any currently live sports match and participate in the trash talk.
A simple concept such as Trashtalk Live needs to be executed extremely well – if the UI isn’t worthwhile, what’s the use? Thankfully, Trashtalk Live is visually and aesthetically simple to both look at and use.
With a design reminiscent of traditional sports gambling pages, Trashtalk Live presents you with a choice of the major sports leagues to choose from. Then, from there, you pick any currently live matches, click join and pick your team. From there, you’re brought into a simple chatroom, again reminiscent of old-school AIM conversations.
Then, the trash talk can begin.
The beauty of trash talk is that it’s all in good fun. Good natured ribbing about the integrity of the rival team’s players, their ability and even, if you choose to go down that route, the validity of their births; this is what sports is all about.
The intent of Trashtalk Live is to connect sports fans with one another in an anonymous setting. With the rise of cyberbullying and stringent internet protections, it is only too easy for someone not understanding the nature of trash talk to presume that hurtful comments made towards the enemy team are made seriously.
Sports fans don’t actually hate one another – they merely loathe their very being for the length of the sports match, then go back to being regular people. The comments made sometimes can seem harsh, but that doesn’t mean anything realistically.
To this end, Trashtalk Live protects your anonymity, giving you an alias and the ability to have the entire chat wiped every 24 hours. This ensures you can all enjoy talking trash about each other, safe in the knowledge that no one’s going to know what awful things you say about supports of the enemy team.
This ensures you can all enjoy talking trash about each other, safe in the knowledge that no one’s going to know what awful things you say about supports of the enemy team.
Trashtalk Live is an app that needs to exist – trash talking is a reality, something that is an honest necessity to sports fans everywhere. Most people wouldn’t like trash talk existing in public discourse, but with Trashtalk Live, sports fans can take to the app to vent their frustrations.
An app that needs to exist and now finally does is a beautiful thing.
Now if only we had somewhere to talk trash about it…
|Fulfills a gap in the app marketplace - finally somewhere to talk trash. The UI is simple and ergonomic.||The population of the app needs to increase to get some proper trash talk in.|