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The Minecraft avatar of wyld
Born (1968-12-13) 13 December 1968 (age 55)[1][2][3]
Country Australia
Gender M
Other names Wyldstein

wyld, also known by his personal name Mark Limburg, is an Australian Twitch broadcaster and a guest of Mindcrack Ultra Hardcore Season 22. He attended PAX South 2015 and PAX Prime 2015 with the Mindcrackers.


A father of five girls, Wyld currently lives in Adelaide, Australia and was a system administrator for 20 years before becoming a fulltime livestreamer.[4] He is of Scottish and Dutch ancestry.[5] He has hinted at moving to Seattle, Washington.[6][7][8]

Personal life[edit]

Social and political views[edit]

A 2008 Stateline news report featured Wyld pushing for an R18+ rating to allow for more appropriate classification of video games in Australia.[9] He uploaded video of the segment to YouTube on 19 February 2010.[10][11] As of 1 January 2013, the R18+ rating has been implemented.[12]

Wyld is a supporter of Australia's NBN.[13][14] In mid-2015, he moved to an NBN-connected house.[15] He was featured in an NBN advertisement showcasing how users can develop online friendships.[16][17]

He is an atheist,[18][19] and self-described free thinker. He has praised same-sex marriage in New Zealand.[20]



External links[edit]


  1. Wyld (12 December 2014). Twitter. <https://twitter.com/Wyld/status/543317301605318656>.
  2. Wyld (13 December 2014). Twitter. <https://twitter.com/Wyld/status/543693258879037440>.
  3. Wyld (28 August 2015). Twitter. <https://twitter.com/Wyld/status/637429242473484288>.
  4. Wyld (25 July 2015). Twitter. <https://twitter.com/Wyld/status/492575210587971584>.
  5. Wyld (3 December 2013). Twitter. <https://twitter.com/Wyld/status/407996669267943424>.
  6. Wyld (20 March 2015). Twitter. <https://twitter.com/Wyld/status/579105349568831488>.
  7. Wyld (22 March 2015). Twitter. <https://twitter.com/Wyld/status/579711141913313280>.
  8. Wyld (11 April 2015). Twitter. <https://twitter.com/Wyld/status/586832296440893440>.
  9. Leah MacLennon (7 November 2008). "Video Games Power Play". Stateline. <http://www.abc.net.au/stateline/sa/content/2006/s2415032.htm>.
  10. MrWyld (19 February 2010). "No R18 Gaming Classification in Australia". YouTube. <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ox7MzboA25s>.
  11. Wyld (13 February 2013). Twitter. <https://twitter.com/Wyld/status/301953216776638464>.
  12. "Australian Classification Board: Adult ratings for video games". Wikipedia. Retrieved 13 September 2015. <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Classification_Board#Adult_ratings_for_video_games>.
  13. Wyld (11 December 2011). Twitter. <https://twitter.com/Wyld/status/146074414402912256>.
  14. Wyld (4 April 2012). Twitter. <https://twitter.com/Wyld/status/187523685538734080>.
  15. Wyld (27 May 2015). Twitter. <https://twitter.com/Wyld/status/603788466921480192>.
  16. (22 July 2015). "When the Limburgs met the McGlinns: A friendship forged in the digital age". NBN. <http://www.nbnco.com.au/blog/when-the-limburgs-met-the-mcglinns-a-friendship-forged-in-the-digital-age.html>.
  17. Wyld (22 July 2015). Twitter. <https://twitter.com/Wyld/status/623747088480735232>.
  18. Wyld (27 December 2010). Twitter. <https://twitter.com/Wyld/status/19585143781986304>.
  19. Wyld (27 December 2010). Twitter. <https://twitter.com/Wyld/status/19540711963631617>.
  20. Wyld (30 August 2012). Twitter. <https://twitter.com/Wyld/status/241294478307127299>.
  21. Wyld (12 December 2013). Twitter. <https://twitter.com/Wyld/status/411370118048780288>.
  22. Wyld (26 March 2015). Twitter. <https://twitter.com/Wyld/status/581165509296586752>.