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

Nodecg Twitch Auth

This is going to be a very short post about nodecg which I have started using to achieve two things. First improve the quality of my stream by creating cool notifications and second to learn a little javascript/Nodejs. In my simplistic understanding nodecg is a small web server which you can use with the OBS […]

Posted by adrian on November 5th, 2015

The size of things

If you are trying to have a ‘brand’ then you are probably like me in that you have a consistent theme to images on your social media outlets. However one size does not fit all in these circumstances. This means I keep having to dig around and find the optimal sizes for different images.  So […]

Posted by adrian on June 20th, 2015

My 2014 in video games

Dull title I know but I thought it would be an interesting experiment to look back on the games I have played this year, turns out there are quite a few and I have no doubt I’ve missed some out. The full list is at the bottom of the post but there are a few […]

Posted by adrian on January 1st, 2015