I recently shared my favorite YouTube channels in a post, so I decided to also share some of my favorite Twitch streamers as well since I watch Twitch just as much as I do YouTube. Continue reading
Yesterday we talked about my favorite con experience, and for today we are talking about my least favorite. Continue reading
When it comes to video games, I really love indie games. I basically only play indie games and very, very rarely play anything else. So I figured I’d share some tips and places I learn about new indie video games. Continue reading
This past weekend was Twitch Con in San Jose! I got to go this year and it’s my second Twitch Con, as I went in 2016 as well. Although my focus for this year was meeting up with friends I met through the platform, I did also do a bunch of other stuff and we’re going to recap it all right now. Continue reading
If you’ve been around the blog before, you have definitely seen that I have written about Twitch quite a bit before. I had the awesome opportunity to attend Twitch Con this year and connect and experience the community and platform on a whole new level.
A new style of gaming has come out based on the major popularity of of live-streaming services, particularly Twitch. As an avid stream watcher, I was very interested in these new games, called stream first games, where the game is made with primary focus of being played by broadcasters and having viewer involvement in the game, whether it be in the play or the outcome.
I wrote a post awhile back about watching Twitch and using it as a way to be a game viewer. Now it has become one of my main forms of entertainment, especially for gaming content. But, when you are new-ish to Twitch, it’s kind of hard to find streamers to watch. I have the answers to that.
I’ve mentioned in previous blog posts that I don’t play video games, but I avidly watch other people play games. My focus is on the story of the game or the artwork of the game, and how the gamer plays the game. So, I would watch on YouTube primarily, and then that connected me to Twitch.