1. What is the story behind your channel name?
I started out streaming my World of Warcraft raids and Synnistar was the name of my Death Knight
2. What is your video game history/background and all time favourite game?
Gaming since the atari. Everything from jrpgs to mmos and fps competitive. Streaming I play MMOs, survival games and fps.
3. What/Who inspired you to start creating content on the internet?
I decided to record progression raids for my guild to review and that turned into live streaming/recording at the same time
4. When did you start creating content on the internet?
5. How did you find the first few weeks/months of content creation? (any funny stories/mistakes/highlights?)
I always had fun and just focused on that. In the beginning it was just uploading fight attempts on youtube and usually had good laughs
6. How did you grow your channel? How did you network?
I do a ton of networking with other creators. That and just having fun with people in game.
7. What has been your proudest moment so far?
Honestly every moment I get to go live and hang out with cool people. I work full time, I'm a volunteer fireman, hisband and father of 2 young boys. I'm just happy to have fun with friends and meet new friends
8. How did you find the technical side of content creation? Setting up your channel, etc?
Every day is a struggle to improve. I have learned an absolutely insane amount through research and friends
9. What do you enjoy most about your content creation hobby/career?
I get to have fun playing games with friends, be creative, strive to improve, meet new people and make people happy and laugh
10. What don't you enjoy so much about your content creation hobby/career?
Sometimes the time investment from networking or fixing stream tech\art can keep me away from family more than i would like. As much as I try not to spend a lot of money on streaming gear I also sometimes eat into my budget more than I am comfortable doing.
11. What are you short term and long term goals for your channel/s?
I tell everyone the same thing in my channel, I don't expect to make a career out of this I just want to have fun and make people laugh. I'm going to be here as long as I can afford to, I'm having a blast.
12. What advice would you give anyone looking to get into content creation?
Do it for the love of it and have fun. If you expect to make a career out of it you can sometimes lose sight of the enjoyment and then your content suffers.
13. Finally, what other content creators do you enjoy watching and recommend people check out?
GusMercs, Retroxit, MuthaFluffa, Jayne, Stuffheplays, Jadesilk, ForgedUnity
Synnistar is a streamers who's main goal is to make you laugh and have fun with his community. You can find him on twitter: www.twitter.com/synnistar and on twitch : www.twitch.tv/synnistar
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