I’m very close to being invited to become a Twitch Affiliate, but I need your help! I need an average of three viewers per stream on my channel to complete the requirements to be invited, but now I’m averaging less than one. Would you be willing to come and watch? You can just lurk in the channel, you don’t need to chat with me if you don’t want to (though I’d be happy to chat with you).
I’ll be streaming tomorrow afternoon and Sunday afternoon. Tomorrow, I got to go Christmas gift shopping after I wake up before I begin my stream, but I should be live around 3 pm or so (watch my Twitter account for the announcement). I’m planning on streaming some more Surviving Mars tomorrow and Sunday as it’s a game I enjoy and have fun playing (and I’ve been told that’s the most important thing to remember). I’m glad I’m off until Christmas Eve as it means I can be rested up and ready for the holidays. I’m also not recording videos for my YouTube channel, but I’m two weeks ahead, so taking a week off due to the busyness of Christmas won’t hurt.
I won’t be live streaming late at night anymore unless it’s part of a stream that I started earlier in the day. It’s not worth the people who try to encourage me to kill myself while I’m streaming Minecraft or the other crazy people I’ve seen in my chat late at night. Besides, I just finished a five-hour stream and got one follower out of it, for four total gained this weekend. That’s nice, but I was hoping to pass the fifty I need as part of my push for affiliate status on Twitch. I’m also not getting the three concurrent viewers either, the other stat I need for affiliate status. Hopefully streaming earlier in the day will result in both of those getting accomplished, no matter what game I want to play that day.
I won’t be live streaming until Friday because I working to get an extra week ahead of when I schedule videos to be released to the public on my YouTube channel. Christmas Eve and Christmas Day will be too busy for me to create any content, so rather than falling behind, I am planning on taking the week off from creating videos for YouTube. I will probably relax and work on other projects that I’ve been putting off due to a lack of time except for Christmas Eve and Day which are already booked solid with events with family and church.
Thanks to all the support I’ve been getting from the BSo7 community, I’m only seven followers away from my goal of 50 followers (what I need to apply for Twitch Affiliate status) by the end of the year! If you’re already following me on Twitch, thank you so much for your support. If you aren’t please consider doing so and enabling notifications – you will be then notified the next time I go live on Twitch! (Also thanks to hard work by myself, I’m back to a week ahead of my schedule for YouTube video releases.)
I’m going to resume recording videos! Last night and tonight I will be live streaming (and hopefully raising some money for the Movember Foundation), and starting Sunday afternoon, I will be recording, uploading, and scheduling the release of new episodes of my two current YouTube series: Swagtown and Village Architect. I’m also going to be working on moving my videos from a page on this website to a dedicated website called Swagnilla Ice (I’ll add a link to the sidebar when it’s ready for visitors!). Each video will be in its own dedicated post, with posts in the same series linked to one another.
I was hoping to live stream this weekend to Twitch in support of Movember Foundation Canada (for whom I am raising funds for this month in support of men’s health) but my health is still not up to par. You can still follow the link here to donate, and maybe I will be well by Monday or Tuesday to be able to live stream then. I will also be using Streamlabs OBS for my software and Nightbot as my chatbot, so hopefully, that will solve the issues I’ve been having with chat.
I will be live streaming to my Twitch channel tonight and tomorrow night at 11 PM and at 2 AM (both times are based in the America/Edmonton time zone). Each live stream will last for about two hours and that will be the schedule for my live streaming going forward. More likely than not, I will be streaming Minecraft – sometimes from a server called Chipping Blocks (a survival server on hard mode) and sometimes from a streamable game I’ve created for the Peaceful Pack I play through as a series on my YouTube channel.
I’ve added Environmental Tech to the Peaceful Pack. It’s a high-end tech mod that requires you to have at least acquired diamonds and gone to the Nether to start crafting the blocks in it. However, it has powerful mining and energy producing capabilities once you get into it. I would consider the Peaceful Pack with all the tech mods in it more of a tech modpack than a Vanilla+ one at this point.
I will be streaming on occasion to my Twitch channel, but only when the mood strikes me, and I will not be streaming Minecraft or the other game I am playing through at the moment on my YouTube channel. I am working on a new project today, but I may stream a game this afternoon if I get it done or get bored as it’s just data entry of categories that need to be completed before I can open Gate 90 as the web’s newest business directory.
Next weekend (July 27th – July 29th) is my family reunion, so I doubt I’ll be able to stream anything Friday or Saturday, and maybe something on Sunday evening again. I’ll try to make up for this by streaming in the morning Mon – Thurs (with Thursday being longer as a day off work).