1. What is the story behind your twitch channel name?
When i was a bit younger, my brothers gave me Mayling as a nickname, growing up with a lot of brothers is hard as it as but when they give you nicknames it winds you up ahah but not this one for some weird reason it stuck and i have called myself mayling ever since.
2. What is your video game history/background and all time favourite game?
I started gaming when the PS1 came out, i loved it so much i still have my PS1 packed away, moved to Xbox, PS2, Xbox 360, PS3,Xbox One and now PS4. I have had PSP, Nintendo's etc but they are nothing compared to console gaming.
My favourite game has to be MW2, exciting to play, can sit and play for hours on end.
3. What/who inspired you to start streaming?
I was Inspired to start streaming by a Youtuber Known as KSI, entertaining and funny to watch, it was just up to me to start streaming and get out of my comfort zone.
4. When did you start streaming?
I am fairly new to full time streaming i started just before Christmas 2017, I used to make little videos back in 2014 but never really made any effort to make something of it.
5. How did you find the first few weeks/months of streaming? (any funny stories/mistakes/highlights?)
The weeks/months of me starting my streaming went up and down had good streams, bad streams but without TEAMBNN (The British Nerd Network) I would not be where I am today.
6. How did you grow your stream? How did you network?
I grew my stream/channel by dedicating myself to play games and communicate to viewers for hours, i used BNN as a community as I heard good things about them, I joined and ever since I have grown thanks to these guys/girls.
7. What has been your proudest moment while streaming?
I have had alot of proud moment while stream, like reaching my 50 followers, 1000 channel views these are some on the thing I am proud of, I am most proud of the support i have from the people whole follow and watch me every time i go live.
8. How did you find the technical side of streaming? Setting up your stream, etc?
As I only stream from my ps4 straight to twitch it is very easy, few clicks and I’m live, I will soon be getting a capture card to add detail to my streams.
9. What do you enjoy most about your streaming career
I enjoy meeting new people and getting to know how other people live there life, what kinda games other people enjoys
11. What are you short term and long term goals for your stream?
I don't have no short term goals, My long term goals are to grow my channel so I am well known and bring the people who helped me get big up with me.
I have a goal of turning streaming into a full time job and my passion for gaming is huge
12. What advice would you give anyone looking to start streaming?
The Advice I would give is be yourself, don't try and be someone you are not, enjoy yourself, be patient no one gets massive straight away, dedicate yourself and you will become something you have dreamed about.
13. Finally, what other streamers do you enjoy watching?
I enjoy watching plenty of streamers, Castro, nick28t , kyr0ki there are to many if I tell you them all I will be here for ages haha.
Mayling1994 is a twitch streamer who streams All types of games. Is also a member of the hype squad at The British Nerd Network.
Find his stream at www.Twitch.tv/Mayling1994 and on twitter at www.twitter.com/lukepowell1994