Community Connect

Ben "smokie" Robinson was the VP of Gaming at Fandom, responsible for the Gaming team, Gaming Business Development, and Editor Experience team. He is the Top Gun.


Ben joined Curse in 2012 after founding the DayZ wiki. He then co-founded Gamepedia and began expanding it into what it is today. In his spare time he loves playing games, watching Detroit sports, and animals. He used to play top level competitive CS 1.6 with team shockwave and raided WoW with Gummi Bears and Exodus achieving multiple top 10 world boss kills.

Community Connect involvement

Ben presented on the history of Gamepedia, the merge of Gamepedia and Fandom, and what the future looks like. Expect to see pictures of his cats in these presentations.