1. What is the story behind your channel name?
Got the nick Kya as a teen because there were too many Emmas and I had a thing for Dir En Grey (singer's name is Kyo -> Kya)... Later on I was signing up for a larp and wanted to make my nick more elvish -> Kyathil
2. What is your video game history/background and all time favourite game?
Oh boy... I started gaming at a very young age, ~4 and have some distinct memories from the N64, Win 95 and Supernintendo era. One of my first favourite games, and that is one I love still, is Heroes of Might and Magic 3.
However, I have many more favourites. favourite rpg would be Vampire the Masquerade: Bloodlines, best open world Witcher 3, best horror SOMA, best RTS They are Billions, best soulsborne Bloodborne.... And many many more
3. What/Who inspired you to start creating content on the internet?
I was competing in Hearthstone and saw it as a way to reach out to more people. Quickly stopped streaming that though
4. When did you start creating content on the internet?
2015 but wasn't regularly streaming until 2017
5. What is your content creation setup. Specs and accessories?
Ryzen 2700X, 16 GB memory, some fans, some mb, GTX 970 (wanna upgrade), two monitors from Samsung, HyperX headphones, Yeti mic, Xtrfy mouse, Steelseries fake mechanic keyboard.... And stuff
6. How did you find the first few weeks/months of content creation? (any funny stories/mistakes/highlights?)
I honestly can't remember more than that my first stream was with Dragon Age: Inquisition
7. How did you grow your channel? How did you network?
Knew lots of people through Hearthstone, including esport pros and people working with esports in general. When I left Hearthstone I started connecting with similar creators through various platforms.
My growth is partly from that and also because I got better at marketing.
8. What has been your proudest moment so far?
My charity stream that collected $200 for Visual Snow research
9. How did you find the technical side of content creation? Setting up your channel, etc?
10. What do you enjoy most about your content creation hobby/career?
Connecting with people, making them laugh and geek out about games!
11. What don't you enjoy so much about your content creation hobby/career?
The competition and pressure, keeping a certain image up always
12. What are you short term and long term goals for your channel/s?
I am considering quitting so I'm not sure
13. What advice would you give anyone looking to get into content creation?
Figure out what goals you have for the content, research others to find inspiration, let things take it's time and not beg for money
14. Finally, what other content creators do you enjoy watching and recommend people check out?
NyxSaga, Ryjax, MrsNanna83, bbcat, pewdiepie, CarbotAnimations... So many great creators in TheForge and HIVE as well.
Are you looking into calm, family friendly content, showing off amazing gaming skills? Then don't look into Kyathil's channel, because she is the absolute opposite! Totally not family friendly -> https://www.twitch.tv/kyathil
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