The Art of Repurposing Stream Highlights for Social Media

Sharing highlights from your stream can be a great way to attract new viewers or keep your existing fanbase engaged with content they might have missed. For a number of my social media followers, they’ve never gone to my stream but regularly engage with my highlights. If that’s the way they want to connect, that’s cool too!

The process could be as simple as taking a snippet from your stream and uploading it to your social media platforms. However, you’re likely to be leaving money on the table if you don’t go the extra mile. Here are a few tips to get the most out of your streaming highlights when you share them on other platforms!

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Watch the Throne! I Got a New DXRacer RW106 Racing Series Gaming Chair!

My past chair was in a bad spot. After years of faithful service, it broke down. The derriere cushion had worn out, which I tried to augment with a memory foam cushion on top. Then the back of the chair gave out. It hurt to sit, which is not a good thing to experience when I sit at my desk for 50+ hours per week.

For this go-around, I decided to treat myself. Went over to Staples and treated myself to a DXRacer chair. Check it out!

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Xenoblade Chronicles Maximus Cup! – Tetris 99 Live Stream

The latest Tetris 99 theme is rockin’! Not just the music, but the competition. Quite possibly the fiercest set of competitors I’ve faced yet! I also talk all about the process of building my new PC, favourite barbecue foods, and serenade viewers with my new and improved Auto-Tune!

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Catherine: Full Body and Revisiting Old Games

Originally released in 2011 and remastered for modern consoles in 2019, Catherine: Full Body makes its presence felt on the Nintendo Switch today. It’s an opportunity for new players try one of gaming’s most unique titles while also having a bit of new material for experienced players.

My strong affinity for the game will probably be enough motivation I need to purchase it. However, carving out the time to actually play through it is a much more difficult challenge.

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I Finally Bought a New Streaming and Gaming PC

“and with that…i think this build is…done?”

After many months of planning, saving, and countless messages exchanged with my PC sherpa fakeghostpiraterobot, I’d arrived at a place I never thought I’d reach. The money was ready. The parts were picked. All I had to do now was go shopping.

A few pickups and deliveries later, I finally was in possession of everything I needed to build a new PC.

“that’s going to be an awesome computer for a long time.”

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Change of Heart? – Stardew Valley Live Stream – Part 9

Though I only saw Abigail as the girl who eats flowers, I saw a new side of her that makes me think I should reconsider my life choices. We also make quite a bit of progress digging towards the bottom of the Stardew Valley mines. Throughout this Canada Day stream, we also discuss the importance of wearing masks during these unprecedented times, food we struggle to eat, and whether we could live the country lifestyle.

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New Streaming Studio. Who Dis? – Tetris 99 Live Stream

Get your first look at my revamped streaming studio! We christen it with a few rounds of Tetris 99, a Show & Tell featuring assorted new computer parts, and a deep dive into the world of international ice cream!

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Troubleshooting Rendering Lag and Encoder Lag in Your Twitch, Mixer, or YouTube Live Streams

Of all the calamities that can occur on stream, lag is one of the most common and most annoying to wrestle with. There are many potential reasons for why lag occurs, all of which require different sets of solutions.

In the last installment, I covered how to troubleshoot network lag. Now let’s cover rendering and encoder lag. Unlike network lag, dropped frames caused by either rendering lag or encoding lag are tied to your PC’s performance. Here are some pointers for reducing the strain on your PC and maintain a smooth presentation!

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My Fave Open World Sandbox Games

The origins of open world games go back almost as far as the genre itself. However, the genre wouldn’t have its watershed moment until the release of Grand Theft Auto III in 2001. Players love the freedom that comes with exploring a full world, whether that means stealing cars, scaling mountains, fighting dragons, or cooking meals with whatever ingredients you’ve scrounged up from the forest.

In no particular order, here are a few of my fave open world games!

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