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My First Twitch Live Stream
08-12-2017, 02:36 AM
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My First Twitch Live Stream
G'day mates, just thought I'd invite you all to check out my first ever Twitch stream next Saturday (August 19th)! I'm aiming to start around 9PM AEST (UTC+10) which is probably early in the morning for you yanks, but I'll be going for at least four hours, and possibly a few hours after that playing Halo co-op with a mate from the US. You can find a link below to my Twitch Channel which I've already filled out with plenty of info, feel free to Follow me to find out when I go live! Below that I've also made a trailer for the first game I'll be playing there. Grin

https://www.twitch.tv/TrazFromAustralia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2IGsYc0iKAk

I'll be testing all my new equipment this weekend (mixer/microphone/webcam/etc) and if all goes well I might even have an unofficial first stream on Tuesday, starting my 'Tales of Tuesday' stream where I'll play through the entirety of the Tales of... series, starting with Tales of Phantasia (PSX) Hard Mode! Hope to catch some of you there. Cheers! Bouncy
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08-13-2017, 08:36 AM
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Man wish I didn't have to work so I could watch it. Sad

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08-13-2017, 12:46 PM (This post was last modified: 08-13-2017 03:12 PM by Jarlaxle.)
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I *might* be on track for a late Tuesday night (morning--lunch for you) stream; spent most of the day just setting up OBS and getting various alert sounds and silliness. When I wake up later today it will finally be time to test the new mixer and mic, which is probably the most fun part, haha. Is that the day you're working or did you mean on the Saturday? Do people work Saturdays? >_@ Well just for you folk I'll give you a sneak peek at my schedule plans:

~ Saturdays: Team Stream Saturday (Hosting; got some locals together to play through newer//popular games for 4-6 hour recordings).
~ Sundays: Hard Mode Sunday (starting with Langrisser 2, and then Warsong; probably a full playthrough of Lufia after that since Saiyuki Journey west is still being made!)
~ Mondays: Bloody Monday (old-school shooters, aptly starting with Monolith's Blood, and later Heretic/Hexen/Doom/Duke Nukem 3D/etc, all High Resolution Pack mods).
~ Tuesdays: Tales of Tuesday (as mentioned above, playing through the lengthy Tales of... series, starting with Phantasia).

How awesome are four-day weekends? >_> I won't get all of that going at once, but that's my overall plan. Sunday + Tuesday stuff will be my priority at first. Stop by whenever, even if it's just a quick g'day! You got a mention on my Channel info page. Grin
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08-13-2017, 02:07 PM
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woot I like being mentioned. Grin

I'll try catch it on Tuesday. My schedules are Friday through Monday. Sucks that I have that schedule but it pays the bills.

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08-14-2017, 08:10 AM
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Yeah the only downside in my case is waking up on a Saturday *afternoon*, haha. I quickly get over it. Grin Just had a quick little test stream, might do another five minute test later. Just tricky getting the balance right, such as noise removal without muffling the commentary, and getting a decent game volume. Just didn't realise I need an adapter for my graphics card for a second monitor, I thought it was simply another HDMI port, but I need HDMI to Displayport. First time I've come across that shite, haha. Still on track for tomorrow, and it's better if I make some mistakes with my first Tales of Tuesday rather than the Hard Mode stuff, I suppose.
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08-15-2017, 05:03 PM
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Totally forgot that was today! Sorry mate! Do you record those streams to video files for YouTube like others do?

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08-15-2017, 06:54 PM
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G'day mate, yeah it was almost four hours of fun! Had a few good mates from your country help me out, so all good! Yeah recorded to Twitch so you can check it out over the next few days if you want, excuse the testing now and then. Will chop it down for YouTube eventually! Was meant as a test stream so not bad, first official stream on Saturday! But since I'm only doing a stream every few days starting out, you can always check out bits and pieces over empty days. Let me know any criticism, happy to hear it to improve the stream. Only my cheap mic at the moment; hope to have the new one by Saturday! Grin Anyhow, bed time; till next time!

¬10AM in Australia, 12-hour shift begins at 6PM, HAHA! Good luck to them! >_>
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08-15-2017, 09:18 PM
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woot, sounds good!

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08-15-2017, 10:16 PM
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..And despite all my testing, I did make one big mistake; I forgot to have Twitch keep a recording archived, after disabling it from saving my short test streams. >_@ I do have a copy on my computer though, so I'll put about four edited parts on YouTube followed by an Uncut full stream, haha. Then a Highlights video. I knew I'd screw something up. Grin Would have been curious to see if the version Twitch saves looks any better than the OBS recording, but we'll see on Saturday. Tons of ton though! My 12-hour shift in five~ hours much less so! Bouncy
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08-16-2017, 10:03 AM
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(08-15-2017 10:16 PM)Jarlaxle Wrote:  ..And despite all my testing, I did make one big mistake; I forgot to have Twitch keep a recording archived, after disabling it from saving my short test streams. >_@ I do have a copy on my computer though, so I'll put about four edited parts on YouTube followed by an Uncut full stream, haha. Then a Highlights video. I knew I'd screw something up. Grin Would have been curious to see if the version Twitch saves looks any better than the OBS recording, but we'll see on Saturday. Tons of ton though! My 12-hour shift in five~ hours much less so! Bouncy

Cheers!

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