An Inside Story to My Streaming Adventures.
I havent entered any new thing in my journal in the recent past. Things have gotten an interesting turn on Twitch and YouTube. I had chronicled the tough time I went through previously on my original entry. I has to spend a good sum of money to get the equipment. I can never get used to talking to myself on Camera though. There is a time I didnt know whether to keep doing it or not. Not seeing any returns for the work I was doing did not make things better. MTG is not a cheap game though. For a single 5-match league, I had to cough up eight dollars every day. I was paying much more than that. Because I wasnt ready to buy the digital cards, I opted for a rental service that set me back 35 dollars every month. It was a huge financial commitment. There is a time I was lost on what to do even though I was assured the track I was on was correct. This is at a time when I did not have anyone else in my team but me. When I started this website, new ideas started dawning on me. I had set my eyes on the bigger prize.
I wanted the site to be all about nerd culture. Even though a stream sounded like a great idea, I wasnt all about that because it is only the huge fans who would commit to watching a single game. Thus, I branched out to other games. However, this could not be done without securing a new computer. Because I was familiar with niche websites, content writing was not a new thing for me. Even so, I was eager to reach higher heights. I believed I could come up with the next Gizmodo. However, this could not be achieved with written content alone but also video content. I need social channels for promoting this. It would be a tough break for just a single person but I felt like everything I have gone through before had prepared me for that. This is why I didnt stop at that. I put up the site and planned the content. I started a Twitter account too and these are the things which held my attention.
I talked to Jon, one of my friends. I was interested in doing a podcast that would address things related to the site. He was excited to co-host. This is the first person to help me with content creation. At the beginners, I was doing this on YouTube.
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