A Streamers Diary (June/July)

It’s that time again, I have to update my experiences live on the twitch-o-sphere! The past few months have been host to a very sporadic streaming schedule; which I feel is understandable considering I became a father for the first time.

Even though my schedule has been all over the place though doesn’t mean I have nothing to talk about here, oh no, I’ve hit a few milestones and gained a few stories to tell.

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A streamers diary (March)

March was far from my most successful month streaming! In fact it seemed to be one disaster after another!

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Good months make for poor blogging I guess, the disasters should make this months edition of the streamer diaries more interesting for you guys!

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The big news this month for all us streamers was undoubtedly the hacking scandal. Well I say scandal, no-one really gave a shit about it. Anyway twitch’s security was breached and user names, passwords and stream keys were all compromised – this lead to the; now default, internet reaction of rage and panic. Even though, in the grand scheme of things, there are a lot more dangerous things to lose than a password and a stream key! Overall it was a bit of a non-issue and it was easily fixed…

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A streamers diary (Feb)

I am just a guy, playing games.

They are just people, who like watching games

If November, December and January were my teething months – the point in which viewers will give you leeway on technical hitches and issues then that makes February my first ‘real’ month of being a streamer.

This was a pressure that I embraced and as I scoured the internet looking for ways to avoid issues, pre-empt problems and cure what ails my stream and I think I have succeeded in all these counts.

February was a massive leap forward for twitch.tv/mr_luvva_luvva and I think that my stream is unrecognisable from those first few months.

Hi guys, and welcome to my update on my experience of a twitch streamer for the month of February.

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A streamer’s diary (Nov-Jan).

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Whats it like, through the looking-glass?

Four months ago I had written an account of a man and his idea to stream games over the internet to strangers; it wasn’t pretty.

Now that the new year has rolled round and I have vanquished the gremlins that plagued that early attempt at streaming; I thought the time had come for me to update those impressions.

“Why now?” I hear you scream, well MrJohnSherry has written a piece on the topic of Twitch chat on these hallowed pages and gamemoir also covered another issue over there too! All within the last week; someone has to offer a differing viewpoint and it might as well be me 😀

So grab a comfy seat and settle in for my tale of being a small-time streamer on twitch.tv (and with that a new monthly feature is born).

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My experience with game streaming

Since I started blogging my gaming life has gotten more sophisticated, I started with the 3 main consoles and an old gaming laptop; nowadays I have a PS4 and a;pretty powerful, PC capable of running modern games. I have also started a Youtube channel and was uploading with regularity, recently however this video making process has been hampered by problem after problem. I also had aspirations of streaming a little each week.

What follows is a newbies’ account of streaming via a PC.

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