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Game Servers / Re: Minecraft Server Whitelist Request!
« Last post by Remix on June 27, 2016, 12:10:25 AM »
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Announcements / Re: What to do?
« Last post by DARK_RAISTLIN71 on June 24, 2016, 08:09:06 PM »
My input is do the one Twitch channel and the 720p is not bad at all since the 1080p lags out and drops you for the ones that cannot get the high end of the streams. Hopefully with more watchers, the option (later on) to choose which speed will bring even more watchers.

On the game to play have the BF for 2hrs (especially since BF 1 comes out later, and this is only my opinion) and then the change to any other game of choice till you get tired as a freedom to come watch you.

We are loyal and will watch you either way. Good luck and see you soon...  :P
Announcements / Re: What to do?
« Last post by Kolemen on June 22, 2016, 08:50:59 PM »
     Stream to twitch only,  that way you don't have a split audience.  You'll have everyone on one site,  thus having more viewers to get noticed on twitch.

    Play a game new viewers can get invested In.  Something with a story and isn't repetitive like online battle field. After a while whatching someone play the same maps over and over gets boring,  then people get won't watch any more.  Instead play something like dark souls or something you can level your character and do new stuff or quests every time you play.

       Or play a game that is popular at the moment,  that way more people watch.

    Just my two cents.  Good luck!  :D
Announcements / Re: What to do?
« Last post by Socks on June 22, 2016, 07:08:51 PM »
Hey Ske,

So I think you're on the right track with the idea of dropping Youtube and dedicating the stream to Twitch. Its unfortunate for the Youtube watchers but i think with the lower quality they should have no problem switching platforms if they want to watch.

As for the "one trick pony" thing, I have to agree with Medium for the most part. It will get old eventually however it seems like the best way to build a larger community. Consistent stream times  (given that Comcast will actually give you the internet you pay for) while playing the same game will be hard for people to miss and will bring in new and lasting viewers. I like the idea of having an early stream and a late stream because i like the fact that you're a variety streamer. That is always fun for me. I enjoy seeing reactions to different games and even being involved in some of the games and whatnot. My only concern with that double stream thing is that it might get taxing for you over time. You could always start the stream with your main game and dedicate the majority of the stream to that game, and then switch over at the end to something different each night. But i guess that is essentially the same thing just without the break.

I already know the answer to this but would streaming at different times be possible? You work, we work, we are all used to seeing you at the same time so i know this is not the smartest thing but it seems like it can bring in new people also. If it's not possible due to work and whatnot then so be it. Just trying to think of new things.

You've been doing this for over 200 days. Clearly the passion and dedication is there. You're a talented and entertaining dude. You engage with us and have a friendly and loyal community. The foundation is there and it is solid. Just make some minor changes to bring in new faces and you will be on your way up.

On board with dropping the Youtube platform as far as streaming goes. Feel as if a dedicated stream game will bring in new and lasting faces. LOVE the variety and definitely dont want to lose that if possible. Love you long time.

AKA WidgitySocks
AKA #1StreamSniper
Announcements / Re: What to do?
« Last post by Skedog on June 22, 2016, 06:27:13 PM »
I am not sold one way or the other on which stream to do as battlefield and which one to do as other games. I am open to suggestions on this.

If I do an early Battlefield stream - then I am welcoming the EU people, and if I do it late then I am welcome the NA people.

I appreciate the support from both of you - no matter which route I take. :)

Announcements / Re: What to do?
« Last post by MediumTheWhale on June 22, 2016, 03:18:37 PM »
As I see it you might have to "become more of a one trick pony" - But how early and how late are these two streams gonna be? You already know that I prefer variety when it comes to streams - hence me bitching about Overwatch - So the Battlefield only streams won't really make the cut for me. As for streaming to only one platform, I support you on the decision of streaming only to Twitch as YouTube is a dead platoform.

I get what you're trying to do, you want to grow your channel while also keeping your current viewers entertained. I hate to be the one to say this - But you can't make everyone happy, believe me. I don't much care for the loss of quality, nor the games you play, just do what you wish. I've been here a long time, since May of 2015, your channel may not have grown much, but you as a persoon did.

Whatever decision you take - I'll support you, like always mate.

~Jorge aka MediumTheWhale/Troll/Bully
Announcements / Re: What to do?
« Last post by Jev on June 22, 2016, 12:32:58 PM »
Ske, I know that this in gonna be some shit advice but honestly, do what you feel like is the best for you, not for us. We are your viewers and we are loyal. We respect whatever decision you make. As for playing one game every night to develop that fanbase, personally I would chose Rocket League purely on the fact that I love that game. But then again, I wouldn't mind watching you play Battlefield at all. You are good at the game and you like the game. Either of those are the best for me and probably most people. But with what you are trying to do with your channel, I'd go with playing Battlefield and develop that fanbase. Btw sorry I haven't been at the streams lately, had some shit to do, but I'm good now, see you tonight! And I hope my advice helps in any way
Announcements / What to do?
« Last post by Skedog on June 22, 2016, 11:56:23 AM »
I have a ton of problems at the moment as far as the streams are concerned - and I really really want the opinion of those of you who matter most.

As it stands - I am at a standstill - the channels are not growing at all - and I have been thinking a lot about what I can do about it.

I can stream to only Twitch - but if I do that - I have to drop my quality from 1080p60 to 720p60 at around a 3500 bitrate so more people can watch. Which for most of you - won't be noticeable - but it sucks for those that can.

The other option is to become more of a one trick pony - meaning playing one game - every single night - to build a community around that game until I can get quality options on Twitch or even get partnered. The option with this is to do two streams every night maybe? An early stream and a late stream. One being my main game (Battlefield) and the other being what I always do, Culling, Rocket League, etc.

Or I can do both of those, which is honestly the option I am considering. I currently stream every single day - and have done so for over 200 days - yet that doesn't make the channel successful - or help it progress at all.

YouTube streaming is already a dead platform - so my focus can't revolve around that anymore - and it's not the platform I really want to be on anyway.

Any feedback you are willing to give, please do so. I really want to know what you, the community, thinks. If you have other suggestions, I want to know those too, please!
Announcements / Re: New Schedule?!
« Last post by Jev on May 22, 2016, 11:27:47 PM »
Announcements / New Schedule?!
« Last post by Skedog on May 18, 2016, 05:49:53 PM »
So I want to change my streaming schedule a bit to try to get some more time live for you all! (all times are EST)

Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday: 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
Monday & Wednesday: 6:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
Friday & Saturday: 9:00 p.m. to at least 2:00 a.m. - probably later

Let me know down below what you think of the new schedule!
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