Tag: viewers

Viewer Parameters

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…


14 Hour Arena Stream Review

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,…


Twitching on Twitter

Being a prodigious procrastinator, I have done everything in my power to improve my viewer count other than actually streaming. I’m not being scientific about anything, I’m just sharing a resource I’ve discovered. I already have the automatic tweet occurring when I start my stream, and I’m not going to disable it, because I will…


Troll Trolling Trolls

It really amazes me how adamant some viewers are about how a game “should” be played. Pictured above is Cosmo, and his Cheesepuff. If you don’t know who Cosmo is, I’d say he’s probably best known for his Ocarina of Time speedruns, though he runs other games as well. If you aren’t familiar with speedrunning,…


Hearthstone SCALE

I have a dirty, filthy lust for spreadsheets and initialisms. I’ve identified that the game that intersects on “size of audience” and “my ability to play” is definitely Hearthstone. There’s no doubt in my mind there are games I like more, nor doubt that there are more popular games. But if there’s a game that…