Chris Schmidt (crschmidt) wrote,
Chris Schmidt


Since the launch of YouTube's Gaming property -- essentially a competitor to Twitch -- I've been partaking more of our live streams there, and have even done some myself. (on a new channel I set up, Chris Plays Games.)

Some things I've learned:

  • These people work marathon hours. It seems not-atypical for people to stream for 8-10 hours a day, for 5+ days a week.

  • Anyone playing anything N64 or older is a million times better at video games than I will ever be.

  • Live chat, even for smaller streams, attracts a lot of bullshit. I don't really get why this is.

  • Twitch is a lot bigger than YouTube Gaming.

None of this is particularly shocking, but just some random things I've learned.

Also, I'm not really good at Excitebike.

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