On the Shoulders of Dwarves

Streaming RPGs (episode 82)

On the Shoulders of Dwarves
Streaming RPGs (episode 82)
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**Definitions** (01:45) There are 2 types of RPG streamings - Around the table vs virtual conferencing. **Technical Prerequisite** (03:15) Streaming platforms: Twitch, youtube, facebook, etc. Consider [OBS](https://obsproject.com/). What are the needed components to create a stream? * Streaming software * Conferencing software * Overlays (see an example in our game “[Folk vs. Medicine](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOgnrDz8R38)” using [The Ward RPG](https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/222793/The-Ward-Acute-Care-Edition?affiliate_id=29668)) For a few nice examples of setup check out happy jacks [http://www.happyjacks.org/](http://www.happyjacks.org/) **What cool things can you do when streaming** (07:30) * Audience involvement * Interactivity (the audience can influence the game) * Integration with social media **Issue: Role Players (GM/players) as entertainer.** (09:20) **Minding your audience** (12:50) **Channel vs group: Franchises vs Critical Role** (12:35) **The attraction of Personas vs narrative** (15:3) **Pre-prep vs organic: Dimension 20 vs RollPlay** (18:20) **Some effects of streaming on the community** (21:05) * Expanding the roleplay community * Lots of new GMs * Fanart * Custom art (the creation of a market) **Summary** (27:55) In short: contact Aviv on twitter ([@icel](https://twitter.com/Icel)). **Taking the load off** (29:20) Re-download the last episode Uri - Have started editing episodes. Visited Dragonmeet 2019 in the UK. Eran - Publishing Exotic Ingredients Aviv – The Burn ([theburn.live](http://theburn.live/)) & Aces in Mechs ([icel.itch.io](http://icel.itch.io/)). ----- Email us at show@dwarfcast.net with questions, topic suggestions, and comments on this episode, and check out [our Facebook group](https://www.facebook.com/groups/dwarfpodcast) [We have a Patreon page](https://www.patreon.com/dwarfcast), in case you'd like to support us in a monetary fashion. Also, most links to [DriveThruRPG are affiliate](http://drivethrurpg.com/?affiliate_id=29668), which means we get a bit of money if you buy through them, with no added cost to you. Intro and outro based on On the Shoulders of Dwarves by the Cliches Duo. On the Shoulders of Dwarves is shared under [Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International](https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/)
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