Calling all livestreamers!

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  1. Berek

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    UPDATE: Join our Livestreamer Program today!

    Do you livestream on Twitch or another platform, or record your gameplay sessions and toss them up on YouTube afterward? List them in our upcoming livestream calendar!

    Over the past few weeks, we've been putting together a community calendar of livestreamers. This calendar will show tentative dates and times that your favorite livestreamers or YouTubers are expected to be playing the game or posting video updates.

    There are dozens of active weekly livestreamers that we know about, but surely more that we don't. Contact me here in the forums if you wish to be included in our calendar, or know of someone that you think we should add! Post below your video portals as well to share with the rest of the community.

    Also, if you are streaming our game, please be sure the following are applied, if possible:

    1 - Please play in multiplayer mode
    2 - Please don't run night vision for extended periods
    3 - Feel free to turn up the quality settings if framerate does not suffer.

    Also visit Thexedor's post for more YouTube and Twitch channels!

    Stream on, Avatars!
     
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    check out kbruder on twitch twitch.tv/kbruder
     
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    I livestream on-and-off throughout the day and week. I often play with a real life friend and broadcast our adventures.

    I tend to have anywhere from 6-10 viewers at a time (very impressive I know) and will be utilizing a facecam and microphone after May 10th.

    https://www.twitch.tv/mastersnek
     
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    Hey @Berek , This game is not ready for a big twitch reveal. Non MOBA or card games die off very quickly.
    Twitch traffic will get some new blood in here, but it wont last and you only get 1 shot at twitch front page. Otherwise the 'heat' (@Chris ) has passed and you're in the 10 viewer graveyard.

    There's no interesting game mechanic to showcase that black desert, path of exile, or GTA has.

    Do you really want to showcase people doing auto toe to toe combat with wolfs and bears? while chopping a tree randomly? Do you think a viewer will watch a stream while I craft a 30 minute longbow, to get something lackluster?

    Delusional


    I say this with the good of the game in mind, this will kill alot of potential players.

    Better to target the games age demographic, pay for an influencer on youtube and have them do a let's play or weekly stream.


    I'm not telling players not to stream. Honestly I've stopped playing and just watch others stream it time to time. What i'm trying to get across, its not time to pump money or effort in to promoting the game in this fashion.
     
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    Please explain
    I have played all 3... well like 20 min of bdo but the other 2 I have actually played and their far more generic than SotA so don't really understand your point of view here
    ooh and twitch is not only for moba there's a ton of followers for the fps genre aswell. I don't watch streams I just play myself but I have a hard time seeing why anyone would wanna watch the 3 you mentioned any more than say SotA or my little pony or anything else for that matter. might just be I had as much valuable input for this thread as you ^^
     
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    Sure thing.
    I have twitch on almost 24/7 on my side tab.
    From a range of casino slots and poker to Cat go's fishing .

    Sota lacks 2 things that brings viewers to the twitch venue:
    ~Clear sense of progression that's challenging (new aaa games that launch and fall off the front page 1 day being beaten, hearthstone ladder, poker final tables)
    ~repeatable active conflict vs other players, that shows a clear level of skill or reward that the viewers themself cannot achieve (dota2, lol, hearthstone)

    The last thing (outside of the games design) is the factor of the dynamic influencer. With crowds that follow game to game.

    When Cat go's fishing is in the front page, it's because a mega stream like sofapoppin is sponsored by the game to play and throws it into his mix.
    (soda is not sponorshed by this game, just using it as an example)
    Even if sota used an influencer, there's nothing in game to keep the small % of turn over around.

    So, why put sota flaws on parade? Let's get some challenging skill based content. ...... please?
    @Chris, @Lord British , @Attenwood
     
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    As far as what's gives me the right to call sota PvP non challenging and bland .
    ~Season 1 and 2 gladiator in wow arena (mage class, 2`s and 3's)
    ~Long history of Dota and Dota 2(6000 mmr)
    ~UO stealth archer/ nox mage / mace thief/ hally mage.

    Hopefully when the combat system is revamped, a meaningful skill set can be created.
    Guess it's the downside of 'everyone is everything' so all skills will be generic.

    Meteor shower is just a poor wow blizzard without the channeling cost.
     
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    Different people watch different things for different reasons. I watch streams daily. I, for instance, find PVP streams incredibly boring.
    In particular, I especially avoid what I would politely refer to as the "cancerous" DOTA and LOL community.

    The things I watch are anything from challenge runs to game development, which many people would find very boring.
    I actually got into SotA through a livestream. Via my own livestream (streaming SotA by the way) I've received incredible support in both viewership and donations.

    Flawed or not, people want to watch. Now that the thread has been derailed...
     
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    Cancerous, ya sure. Forced teamwork is difficult and everyone has a hero complex.

    "Flawed or not, people want to watch. Now that the thread has been derailed..."
    If you couldn't read the intentions of this post, and how sota was going to use the streamers to drive the game.....

    I'm sure I watched your stream afew times as well, its a great thing to have in the background. But you really missed my point of how many people will view, and how many will convert to playing the game vs leaving.
    Your mindset, is that people will play the came for the personal relations with the other players like a irc chatgroup. And the content is mote.
     
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    Given that I only started streaming a few days ago, I find it very hard to believe you've seen my stream at all.
    Additionally, I'll have to overlook you assuming my "mindset" for sake of not continuing in this attempt at a flame-fest.

    @Berek asked for livestreamers, therefor livestreamers will post here. It is very clear you are deeply upset by something, however...

    Your vitriolic commentary is unnecessary and hardly constructive when you implicate "ridiculousness", and furthermore this isn't the place for you to air your begrudgement.

    That is all I'll say on the matter, thank you!
     
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    No grudge here, debating if this is the right time for this with the state of the game. Maybe you don't remember the steam review fallout'
     
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    I think the request was for people that wanted to be on the calendar to let @Berek know.

    Perhaps the best way to voice your complaints about this is in a PM to Berek and not hijack the thread.

    Just sayin'
     
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    We're not necessarily calling out for new Twitch streamers at this time as you rightly point out, we just want to recognize those that are currently streaming.

    This is your chance to be leaders of the Twitch community in a way! And to bring about a way for other Shroud players to casually watch others play when they themselves don't feel like playing.

    No big promo push beyond that right now :).
     
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    I stream Mon-Fri 11am-5pm PST all streams recorded and saved to the videos on my twitch channel.

    twitch.tv/0xNullTv
     
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    I'm gonna start livestreaming, but I boycott playing SotA until my custom NPC is in the game, sorry. (We're not even talking streaming, I'm talking playing the game at all, which is why I'm still low low level and never login).
     
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    post daily at Skeggy media I am slowly working toward streaming.

     
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