Just a reminder that the second test stream will happen in about 3 hours. The things I will test mainly are music, a new upload speed, and any other applications that I will most likely run during the 11/6 twitch stream.
Thank you to all who have helped out during my 10/24 test session, I feel like music, quality, fps, and settings were all taken care of during this stream.
The one big problem that I had was configuring my microphone. As I see that it has caused a few ear drums to pop, I will be looking for ways to fix that before next Saturday. I am thinking the best time for a stream for me is 10/31 at 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Also I was hoping to find a good balance between music and audio during the stream as well.
If all goes well, then 11/6 should be a great stream and fun for us all.
After looking at all of the twitch activity this server has, I've come to a conclusion. I think it's better that one person streams at a time so that way we don't divide the views among each other.
I hope you fellow streamers don't mind, but I'm pretty set on an 11/6 broadcast. I will let Warrior, Fiach, and any other streamers work out their schedules for dates and even take some of my other TDF streams. Just let me know and I can add it to the calendar as a server event.
For anyone who wants to stream, we welcome you to do so, but with a warning. The website can only hold 10 streamers and we're at 9 so far. If we go over 10, we will have to take down inactive streams (Most inactive are Kave and RememberTheBeat).
One last thing that I need advice on. Instead of using Skype, should I use mumble or Teamspeak? I think I will go with popular demand on what the community wants.
I use teamspeak for WoW, havn't opened it in ages though. so ill have to recover my login. also im going to be busy 99% of Monday-Friday so ill only be able to stream on weekends. I was planning on doing some raid streaming this weekend if that's cool with ppl. lmk
Remember when Theman didn't totally abandon this thread?
Yea, I'm terrible for keeping you guys updated on this news. Now, I will give you guys a few dates to look forward to, a "to do" list to hold myself accountable, and what projects I am currently working on.
First I would like to tell you all that there will be a special New Year's Day TDF stream on, you guessed it, January 1st! Right now the current stream is scheduled to go from 7-9 PM but there is a 90% chance that this will be extended by one hour. I have also added a secret surprise that you will all enjoy, but you have to be present at the end to receive it.
I will have to work out certain technical details on my side to make sure the stream will not be as disastrous (overstatement) as December's stream (I was mostly at fault there...). On the other hand, I would like you (the community) to help me as well. If you go onto the calendar on the dynmap page and click on my twitch event, you can sign up for two jobs. These jobs are the Quality Assurers, and Mumble chat. PM me for mumble server details.
Additionally, I was thinking of shaking things up a bit. On January 2nd, I was thinking of streaming a game played with a bunch of my high school friends. There won't be a set time for this, it will just kind of happen and I must warn you about the language that my friends will probably use. Would anyone care to watch this? please let me know and this might become a regular thing.
Finishing the "to do list" and the current projects in a subsequent forum post because I am a lazy-ass
configure OBS to support all of my games (including decorations for stream) Done!
consolidate accounts for easier access Done!
stabilize the mumble server and make sure my computers work with mumble ( I don't control it but am good friends with the guy who does) Mumble is dead, oh well.
set up social media presence (even though it will be empty for the next few years) Done!
get a better mic asshole!
Purchase software for other game captures (Frapps or Bandicam, any suggestions?) Technically editing footage covers screen captures.
quality editing software This is a hilarious situation and I'll explain it if you ask me about it.
Figure out a plan for a better computer (This won't happen until 4 years latter)
console game capture / emulator FOUND ONE!!! YAY!!
Things that can be done with your help:
I need twitch moderators!!! Please pm me if you would like to be one!
edit twitch channel server description Done!
Share the channel (I kinda want to devise a strategy as how I/us are going to do this)
be present during streams (pretty please? )
This section is really about what's going on that's preventing me from working on this whole projects. Certain things happen in real life and other projects arise. I'm not going to go into much detail about these things, just kinda letting you know what's going on.
School (Duh!) High School is done a long time ago but college is now the reality.
Still not going to college, nor do I know how I'm paying for it. WE'RE GOING TO COLLEGE!!!!
Took advantage of a 10-day free trial for lynda.com. Currently started a 10 hour course on Adobe Premier. Wish to start courses on Sony Vegas and Photoshop. This is really going to help me for future things about this stream along with deciding what video editing software I choose... Done, how much I learned is debatable.
Trying to work out kinks at home base for friend's streams. As you might know my good friend Polo300 is a good companion to have on the stream, but I really screwed up when trying to optimize his pc for stream. I'll find a way to do this, eventually. LOL, we're now in two different cities
So thanks for listening guys, please leave your comments below. Any comment really helps me. I will update this and schedule post often so KEEP YOUR EYES PEELED!!! Now go play alanthya, you're wasting your time here...
UPDATE: The New Years day stream has been canceled due to a relative of mine passing away last night. I apologize for pulling the plug on you guys so soon. The friend stream on January 2nd MIGHT be still on, but I won't add it as an event on the calendar.
Next TDF stream will be March 4th since I will be unavailable on February 5th as well. I'll move the special surprise to then. I will consider doing non-TDF alanthya streams since I've been dropping so many streams.