1. What is the story behind your twitch channel name?
Nickname is Jimmylurks while using Twitch, so The Lurking Twitch - like a pun to want to stream
2. What is your video game history/background and all time favourite game?
Been playing games for 27 years (nes, snes, gameboy, n64, wii, ps1, ps2, ps3, computers) - No all time favorite since there are too many too enjoy
3. What/who inspired you to start streaming?
twitch.tv/Wish and sharing time with people while playing games seemed like fun
4. When did you start streaming?
12/28/2017 first time ever
5. How did you find the first few weeks/months of streaming? (any funny stories/mistakes/highlights?)
Lonely while waiting for views / Fun replaying some games / Meeting new people
6. How did you grow your stream? How did you network?
Talked with people from other communities, shared twitch with some friends, Twitter, begging on street corners lol
7. What has been your proudest moment while streaming?
Proudest moment probably having handful of people chatting and enjoying the game content with me
8. How did you find the technical side of streaming? Setting up your stream, etc?
It was a bit annoying trying to work with a crappy CPU and getting the audio/video in OBS set up to match my system, but google does wonders along with asking people to come check it
9. What do you enjoy most about your streaming career
It has a different angle with being home / playing games, so it makes it more interesting and exciting.
10. What don't you enjoy so much about streaming?
It can get stressful and can be like work without the pay
11. What are you short term and long term goals for your stream?
Short term is to get established as a streamer / Long-term is either going full time streaming if it pans out, but plan was to have it on the side while working as a way to make side income while having fun playing games.
12. What advice would you give anyone looking to start streaming?
Make sure your CPU and Internet are good enough, pay attention to chat, avoid group games because voice chat tends to get annoying -- and AVOID having annoying background like kids, people making noises, and a generally overloud voice when yelling/laughing.
13. Finally, what other streamers do you enjoy watching?
Wish, NotoriousNorman, TheFamRP (GTA5), some TeamBNN, people that respond to chat quickly and fix their audio while streaming, and people generally having a good time and not looking/sounding bored
Jimmylurks is a twitch streamer who loves to interact with his chat while streaming a variety of games, is a member of multiple twitch communities large and small, and is looking forward to increase his own Lurking community with friendly people.
Find his stream at www.twitch.tv/Jimmylurks, Follow him at www.twitter.com/LurkingTwitch