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

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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 Write a Novel by Breaking it into Manageable Chunks Using Scrivener

I’ve used and loved Scrivener for breaking all my writing into manageable bits, but what is it and how do you write an entire book with it? As part of my post-job goals, I plan to publish more. This is the process I follow that works for me. Creative Writing is Tough Sitting down to … Read moreHow to Write a Novel by Breaking it into Manageable Chunks Using Scrivener

NES Powerpak Arrived – Saying Goodbye to Emulators!

Awhile ago I ordered an NES Powerpak from RetroUSB and it arrived! The Powerpak is a flash cartridge for the original Nintendo Entertainment System. In practice, that means you can load homebrew roms and others onto it to play the games on the original hardware with minimal trouble. Playing on Original Hardware Why is playing … Read moreNES Powerpak Arrived – Saying Goodbye to Emulators!

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

Capture Card and CRT Ready to Roll!

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Awwwwwwwwww yess, finally got the NES cooperating with the Dazzle capture card and my usb mixer. I’m really excited to start streaming a lot more retro titles. I really can’t recommend the Dazzle enough after going through with all of this. I’ve also ordered a PowerPak, so I’ll be playing a lot more NES games on the original … Read moreCapture Card and CRT Ready to Roll!