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Viewer Parameters

Aug 18, 2017 | | Say something

A bottleneck is a point of congestion where weakness in one part of a workflow ruins the shit for all the goodness everywhere else. While I have the upload speed to stream 5000+kbps, many viewers can’t handle that. According to Netflix, none of them can. I took a look at my Twitch stats page and […more]

Avoiding Arena

Aug 11, 2017 | | Say something

Hearthstone Arena looks like trash so I’m not going to bother with it. All I really learned this week is that if I spent all night fucking around with my friend IRL, I don’t get enough rest and it spoils my ability to do anything for the rest of the week. I need to be […more]

Streaming More

Aug 5, 2017 | | Say something

When Do You Stream? The most common things you will see as advice on Reddit about getting viewers: talk to yourself a lot be involved in other communities have a schedule I do the first naturally, and the second as a form of procrastinating from streaming myself. I think about the third a lot. I […more]

First Daily Report: Monday, July 24, 2017

Jul 27, 2017 | | Say something

My whole week is about to get fucked over because my mom wants to spend time with me. This seems like a good time to record what I do each day, as next week when I have a normal week again, I can compare how I adapted to change. 01:04-09-47 = Sleep Sunday evening after […more]

Why I Stream

Jul 23, 2017 | | Say something

Prime Directive The purpose of the bashfoal name is to document progress toward objective results. The feelings expressed here are because I’m human and if you’re here, you’re probably at least a little bit interested in how another human being thinks and feels about how he’s interacting with the things he’s trying to better himself […more]

Where Online

Jul 23, 2017 | | Say something

Easy places to get my attention: Amazon Lists – buying things through this link helps me out financially Discord – good for extended conversations off-stream Facebook – just a fan page, major announcements only because I dislike using facebook Reddit – I follow a lot of subreddits, I might not notice if you message me […more]

Stream Schedule

Jul 23, 2017 | | Say something

All times CST. Thursday, 2AM If you want to be absolutely sure of catching my stream, Thursday at 2AM is the most common day and time I’m on. Thursdays are often also long streams, over 8 hours and up to 16. Tuesday, 2AM This is the second most common day and time. Usually not as […more]

What Games

Jul 23, 2017 | | Say something

What I Do Hearthstone Arena I’m more likely to be streaming this than anything else. Steam Games Reviews I occasionally receive gift copies of games and I’ll play them for up to an hour, then give a review at the end. The comments on these videos are great because YouTube users are really, really dumb. […more]

Who

Jul 23, 2017 | | Say something

Before Twitch Acting My first step toward trying to make a living being in front of a camera was acting, in 2008. I was in one feature, three short films, a handful of a commercials, and a web series. The web series I was in tried to integrate social media through the cast. Each cast […more]

14 Hour Arena Stream Review

Jul 21, 2017 | | Say something

Determining a stream schedule can be a bit of a struggle. I have two 12-hour shifts at work every weekend. It’s enormously difficult to want to wake up at midnight to get a six-hour stream in before my shifts. Mondays I’m similarly fried. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday are days that I go to the gym, […more]