Best Equipment to Start Streaming on Twitch

There are plenty of places online that can offer recommendations for the most expensive PCs, cameras, lights, microphones and capture cards money can buy, but knowing what you actually need is another question altogether. Many professionals stumbled into streaming using the barest of minimum required equipment and we can all tell stories of how frustrating … Read moreBest Equipment to Start Streaming on Twitch

AT2020 and AT2020USB+ Review for Twitch Streaming

That's my favorite mic!

The Audio Technica AT2020 and AT2020USB+ condenser microphones are some of the most recommended for beginner streamers, but are they really all that great? If they are that great, are they even practical to use compared to a headset, or even another studio mic in the same price range? In my How to Stream on … Read moreAT2020 and AT2020USB+ Review for Twitch Streaming

How to set the Best Goals for Professional Twitch Streaming

Namely: Don't choose Mountain Climbing.

Nobody takes the same road to professional Twitch stardom as any other streamer. We each have different Twitch goals and we’ll each have different complications that will affect the trip. However, As long as we know the right direction we will get there. Nearly 50 years ago, acclaimed film director Stanley Kubrick had a disastrous … Read moreHow to set the Best Goals for Professional Twitch Streaming

Free Fully Customizable Twitch Stream Overlay Template

I’ve seen a lot of new streamers who are using an absolutely horrible or obnoxious stream overlay. There are streamers out there that paid for these busy, cluttered disasters. In some cases, I’ve seen them not using anything at all on just a black background. It’s enough to make a dinosaur cry. I had enough: … Read moreFree Fully Customizable Twitch Stream Overlay Template

Always Check Your VODs and/or Soundcheck

Streamed a little over 3 hours tonight and had a blast playing some Rogue Leader and Ghosts N Goblins. Both on the original hardware (Gamecube and NES respectively) patched through the tv in a complicated mesh of wires (more detail in yesterday’s post). Yesterday I had recorded myself locally within OBS Studio while playing NES … Read moreAlways Check Your VODs and/or Soundcheck