Getting Started with Facebook Gaming

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So maybe you are a new streamer that loves social media, or maybe you are looking for an alternative to Twitch. Whatever your reason, Facebook Gaming provides an established platform to create your content on, especially since they have been in the social media game for over a decade now. So why Facebook? Good question! […]

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Getting Started with Viewer Engagement

Getting Started with Viewer Engagement

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Streaming on Twitch, YouTube Gaming, or any other platform can be really frustrating, especially when it comes to making your first streams. You will probably get very few people, wonder if things are going well, and when you get a new viewer you may even ask him for a follow. Well, you’re probably doing it […]

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Elgato Delay Fix

The Elgato Capture Card 2 Second Delay: Fixed

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SPECIAL NOTE: The below guide will work with any external capture card that uses USB 2.0 speed, as all of those cards will have some type of delay.  To find out how much delay, see the “How to check if you’re Synced” paragraph. So you’ve hooked up your Elgato capture card perfectly.  You’ve sat down […]

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Elgato Game Capture HD

Elgato Game Capture HD Setup for Consoles in OBS

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You might be wondering, “Since I can stream directly from my current generation console, why do I need an Elgato capture card or to run OBS through my PC?”  Well…StreamerSquare already posted a handy guide for streaming directly from your PS4.  But you may want to boost your streaming experience for your viewers by using […]

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

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“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 the first question out of their mouth.  And if they’re not fans of video games or the Internet, the conversation is usually a lost cause.  But the question still remains: Why […]

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Dealing with Technical Difficulties

Dealing with Technical Difficulties

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There’s nothing like having an argument over which actor played in a certain film, and then turning to your smart phone for an instant answer. When I was growing up, we were still chiseling out our math homework on stone tablets. And also lumping our dinner over the head and dragging it into the cave. […]

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Silence Is Not Golden

Beginner’s Guide to Streaming: Silence is not Golden

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If you’re thinking about streaming or have just started, then you have already read the numerous articles telling you to continually talk no matter if the chat is empty or not.  And I know what you’re thinking, “Wait?  You want me to talk to myself?  Like a crazy person?”  Yep.  Just like that individual on […]

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Twitch How to Stream from PS4

How to Stream from the PS4 to Twitch

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I’ll go on record and say that I did not buy a PS4 with the intention of streaming to Twitch. However, Sony and Twitch have made the ability to stream to Twitch a breeze, so I figured I might as well give it a try. (Note PS4 also allows streaming to USTREAM) Why stream from […]

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Getting Started in Streaming

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So you want to be a streamer huh? Ah, the simple life of playing video games and interacting with your guests. Not so simple though. Dedication, hard work, a little luck, and a ton of time is needed before you can truly call this a job. That’s like any job though, isn’t it? You want […]

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