Twitch Spotlight: Captain Richard!

Twitch Spotlight: Captain Richard!

Standby for barrel rolls, crotch shots and butts lol! TEST Gaming’s very own Captain Richard is getting the twitch spotlight for this next week! For those of you that do not follow streamers on Twitch, getting featured as a spotlight is a huge honor and brings a lot of new viewership to the streamer. Captain Richard will appear on the front page of Twitch, starting today, Friday 5th of May at 8pm He will continue to be featured for the rest of the week at 8pm until next Friday! Please come by and support Richard, there are over $2000 worth […]

The Outsider: Lessons from Twitch.TV

The Outsider: Lessons from Twitch.TV

Do you ever feel like an outsider simply observing from the sidelines? I’m sure everyone has felt like that at some point in their life. For me, it’s a constant. I have a tendency to observe, but rarely have the confidence or drive to join in. Part of it is from a general lack of desire to join in—I do better on my own. But another part of me desperately wants to be a part of something but is way too anxious. A year and a half ago, that changed. I had been encouraged to start streaming videogames on a […]

How Star Citizen made me love graphic design again.

How Star Citizen made me love graphic design again.

“Have you ever heard of Twitch?” We were sitting in the dark just talking.  This was December 2014, and while it was still early, the sun had already gone down.  The room was starting to get cold.  And we were talking yet again about Star Citizen. It seemed like he’d been talking about Star Citizen for as long as I’d known him.  We were both fellow gamers and writers, and he was just as excited about the lore as the gameplay.  I’d heard about the game before because of it’s unique funding efforts, but I was more concerned about playing […]

The Creative Writer: How to Stream Your Process and Entertain Viewers

The Creative Writer: How to Stream Your Process and Entertain Viewers

So you want to be an author, and you want to stream your creative process on Twitch. Or, at least, you think you do. The first question you need to be asking yourself is, “Why do I want to stream my writing process on Twitch?” Hopefully, I can give you an answer. But, before I do, let me explain a little about myself and why I’m writing this in the first place. My name on Twitch is ErikMcKetten. I have been streaming games for almost two years now, mostly a little independent game called “Star Citizen.” You may have heard […]

Captain Richard Reaches 10K Followers!

Captain Richard Reaches 10K Followers!

In case you missed it last night, Captain_Richard was doing a 10k follower celebration and giving away $1000 worth of ships! The whole thing exploded and he had upwards of 2000 viewers on at one time! For those of you that don’t watch streams, currently the top spots on Star Citizen get around 250-500 viewers when they stream, so this was gigantic by Star Citizen standards! The stream was fast paced and full of energy, chat was exploding and hype levels soared with every 5th subscriber to his stream triggering a hype train celebration! By the time I called it a […]

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