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2.13.2012

Livestreaming Is Too Much Fun! (20+ Hours Inside)


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This weekend I finally put some of the hard-earned PayPal dollars we've earned selling our guide to use and purchased a full version of XSplit Premium. We've been using the free beta version for a while now to do those cool multi-screen section videos the last month or so. (Download XSplit beta at XSplit.com).

Over this weekend we went ahead and created a proper twitch.tv account (http://www.twitch.tv/jimyounkin/) and started livestreaming. Over the weekend we did 20+ hours of livestreaming. We had a blast. Livestreams are far different than YouTube videos in that there is live interaction between myself and the audience. Head past the jump for a list of all the livestreams we did this weekend.

While the below livestreams may sound long in length, many people (myself included) love watching livestreams (even recorded ones) as a way to pass the time as you are doing other things in World of Warcraft. As time goes on we will be doing more livestreams which will be announced on on our twitter account. You can also subscribe to our twitch.tv channel so you don't miss a livestream.

While I do discuss gold-making on the livestreams they are not limited gold-making alone. This is my JimYounkin twitch.tv which means I may stream non-WoW stuff from time to time.

Also we have added a twitch.tv gadget to the upper left hand of Power Word: Gold. If we're live, it will be shown there as well.

Livestreams from this last weekend:


Yes the lengths above are in hours. Livestreams are such a different  beast than anything I've done before. Sitting down and playing for a few hours while chatting with people watching the livestream is a real two-way street.

While the titles above are what I intended to to at the beginning of the video but because ot the nature of livestreaming interaction there are all sorts of topics covered in each livestream. You really just have to watch them to get an idea what I mean.

Also I include the livestream chat in the video themselves so you can see what the chatters are talking about. I think this really helps people watching it later to know what I'm talking about.

Watch twitter and subscribe to our  http://www.twitch.tv/jimyounkin/ account for more livestream announcements. 


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6 comments:

  1. I dare people to watch all 20+ hours...

    -K

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  2. It was fun until I linked that long cut and paste in chat and they jacked my i.p. Oh well. I will check back later....

    WE GOTTA KNOW, WHAT IS IT YOU ARE LOOKING AT IN EVERY IMAGE YOU HAVE PLASTERED ON EVERYTHING?

    I see quite a few of these "looking into space" portraits, and they are always in black and white. It may just be me, but, why not a PW:G logo? It might make more sense.

    ¯\(°_o)/¯

    If it was a commercial for beard trimmers or the glasses I get it, but...just...so....confused.


    Alto.

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    1. Haven't you ever gone through the "I'm looking off camera whistfully." phase? I know I did.

      Second this is the Jim Younkin livestream not just the PW:G livestream. I'll likely have other non-WoW stuff on the stream from time to time. That said, most (at least at first) will be WoW gold-making related.

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  3. Honestly, I was seriously thinking about writing how your streams were addictive on Twitter because of how nice it was.

    It made me get going with audio/video for many hours today. It made being sick kind of okay.

    Keep it up!

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    1. I want more of your audio and/or video.

      Glad I could keep you cheered up!

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