Code challenge Week #01

OK, deep breath. And relax. I need to code more, it’s just like exercising a muscle but I always seem to pick large projects and even though I am quite good at breaking projects down into manageable chunks I never seem to get things finished. So to fix this I decided I need to produce […]

Posted by adrian on April 15th, 2018

Twitch Auth using WPF and C#

I’ve just spent a bit of time since I released the first build of a new streaming tool trying to understand Twitch oAuth mechanisms. I ran into a few problems along the way but learnt loads so I thought I’d write a quick post. First I ended up writing a sample which shows how to […]

Posted by adrian on December 31st, 2016

Twitch streaming widget – dynamic Twitch data in file form

If you’ve read any of my other posts you’ll know that I am a keen streamer on Twitch and that I have also written some javascript code which you can use in OBS or XSplit to display information like poster art for the game you are playing. I got a DM on Twitter the other […]

Posted by adrian on December 22nd, 2016

Moving to v5 of the Twitch API

I got an email as part of the Twitch Developer community about upcoming changes to the Twitch API (Kraken). On an initial read I was a little bit confused and slightly worried as the changes come into effect quite quickly. So I thought it was worth a look to see how problematic the changes were […]

Posted by adrian on November 18th, 2016

So pleased

I am stupidly pleased with myself, no I’ve not got a new job or a new car or won the lottery. I’ve finished a video game and what’s so pleasing about that you ask? The video game I just finished is Dark Souls. I’m 47 this year, I have a mortgage and a job and […]

Posted by adrian on July 16th, 2016

So you wanna be a “video game influencer”? – The Dream

“What the hell are you talking about Adrian?” Hang on, don’t shout let me try and explain. What I mean by “video game influencer” is Twitch streamer, YouTube Let’s Player, video game Blogger or a mixture say for instance a YouTube streamer. The reason I ask the question of you is that my answer is […]

Posted by adrian on July 13th, 2016

Streamer Health Pack 1 – Watch your back

You’re head down, you know you can get this one last enemy in your sights. You sneak left and right, the AI in the game is awesome and the lone enemy spots you and lets loose with a grenade launcher catching you unawares and taking away a large chunk of your remaining health. You need […]

Posted by adrian on April 11th, 2016

Twitch box art code dissection

I recently posted about adding Twitch game box art to your stream using a web page that I wrote, it took me quite some time to work out how to do it and I thought I would share my experience and also give anyone the opportunity to amend the code as they see fit. I’m […]

Posted by adrian on March 18th, 2016

How to add the current game’s box art to your scene when streaming to Twitch

Have you ever wanted to display the game art for a title that you are playing on your stream but not wanted to download a new image for each new game you play. Well help is at hand I’ve written a very quick script that you can include as a browser page in OBS or […]

Posted by adrian on March 18th, 2016

Dual PC Connections for Streaming

I’ve been trying to find time to work out how to explain my Dual PC streaming setup and I thought I would write a few words about it to see if it inspired me to explain everything clearly. Video: Console(s) to HDMI Switch Input 1 Gaming PC to HDMI Switch Input 2 HDMI Switch Output […]

Posted by adrian on March 9th, 2016