Controlling Chat: The Good, The Bad, and The Moobot

"I don't get it…Why would anyone watch someone play video games?"  Every time I tell someone that I stream video games, that is always...
Avoiding Dead Air

Avoiding Dead Air

One of the biggest challenges streamers face, especially smaller streamers, is avoiding dead air. What is dead air? Dead air is a point in...

Streamer’s Must-Have Checklist

So, you love Twitch. You watch it so much that you are thinking about cancelling your cable bill for faster internet. That’s wonderful! Welcome...
Ensure Video File Compatibility

How to Ensure the Compatibility of Video Files for OBS Studio (0.13.1)

A streamer I moderate for ran into some problems with her outro video in OBS Studio version 0.13.1, where the video was just a black screen...
Reaper Audio Guide

Guide to REAPER for Better Microphone Audio

Greetings readers! Expanding on my last article, it is time to take the next step for those of you who are looking at perfecting your...
OBS Getting Started

Getting Started on OBS

When you open OBS, or Open Broadcaster Software, for the first time, you're greeted with a blank screen and some buttons. It's kind of...
OBS Encoding Problems

How to Fix Encoding Problems with OBS

It happens to the best of us. You'll be streaming, everything will be going fine. Then, a little red message pops in the bottom...
Creating Your Channel

Creating Your Channel

So, you’ve decided to start a streaming adventure, this article will go over the initial steps and thought process when creating your channel, to...
Chat Overlay

How to Display Chat on Stream

Although not too common, especially with the recent addition of chat replay in Twitch VoDs, some streamers like to show their chat on stream. Here, we'll...
Steam Group

Creating a Steam Group for Your Channel

One of the best ways to let viewers know you are going live is with a Steam group. If you're a Twitch streamer, a small...