Popping the Question!? – Stardew Valley Live Stream – Part 13

Things between Haley and I seem to be getting pretty serious these days. Or are they? In this latest Stardew Valley stream, we also spend a lot of time talking about streaming advice and debating Pitchfork’s picks for the best game soundtracks of the last 20 years!

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Winter is Coming! – Stardew Valley Live Stream – Part 12

What do you mean plants don’t grow in the winter?! This startling revelation has me shifting my Stardew Valley strategy! Along the way, we call Haley on Facetime, and the Just Chatting section at the end goes into very personal territory.

Take care of your mental health. If you’re not feeling okay, it’s okay to ask for help from family, friends, or a mental health professional. And make sure to let everyone you care about know that you love them.

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Video Game Characters Who Wear Masks

During these uncertain times, one of the best things we can do to protect ourselves and others is to wear a mask. There’s no shortage of evidence out there that show how effective they are. I’ve been wearing a mask for months now and I agree with my government’s laws around masks in public spaces.

But don’t just follow my lead. You can be just like these star video game characters who also wear masks!

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Haley…Loves Me? – Stardew Valley Live Stream – Part 11

Did Haley and I just hit a turning point in our relationship? Did Abigail actually eat what I think she did? A lot went down in this edition of Stardew Valley!

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We Make an Adventure Game Live on Stream!

The original plan of streaming Overwatch went into the toilet when my upload speeds failed me. Instead…we made Twitch-controlled video games with just OBS and LioranBoard? YES!

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Got Robbed in Stardew Valley! – Stardew Valley Live Stream – Part 10

Ain’t no love in these Stardew Valley streets! I don’t feel the same way about this community after I got robbed multiple times. The audacity! Along the way, we partake in the jellyfish festival, our favourite genres of music, and I perform multiple concerts throughout the stream!

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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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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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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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