JoeR247 Interviews... TAPGaming

October 22, 2020

 

1. What is the story behind your channel name?


Not very interesting but It’s my initials scrambled with my nickname. 

Tonloc Anthony Perata


2. What is your video game history/background and all time favourite game?


Been playing video games since I was 2. No joke with videos and images of me in a diaper playing SNES and also playing games on the computer.


3. What/Who inspired you to start creating content on the internet?


Vanoss (Funny Moments in Games) first video ever was Old men hide and seek 


4. When did you start creating content on the internet? 


I wanna say 5 years ago. First three were YouTube. Most recent two have been twitch


5. What is your content creation setup. Specs and accessories? 


Super basic. MacBook from college, elgato game capture, and a usb mic. 


6. How did you find the first few weeks/months of content creation? (any funny stories/mistakes/highlights?) 


Rough in all honesty. I was excited and ready to conquer the world and....no one watched anything I made. 

 

It’s a grind but every second of recording and editing had me smiling. 


7. How did you grow your channel? How did you network? 


Honestly for first two years of Youtube, terribly. I did all the wrong things. Follow for follow, networking with channels I had no interest in. And didn’t connect to my channel what so ever. It was a learning curve. And that’s when I started to give up YouTube.  


8. What has been your proudest moment so far? 


Would have to be hit 1000 followers on twitch and keeping a consistent 22-30 average viewership.

 

The numbers aren’t anything crazy either but it’s the fact I’ve worked hard to build this AMAZING community full of love, respect and friendship really makes me proud 


9. How did you find the technical side of content creation? Setting up your channel, etc? 


Not easy but not difficult either? My current job is in IT application analyst. So computers com naturally but DUDE does streaming require a lot of hidden knowledge and setup. SOOO many new skills I’ve learned purely by making a twitch. 


10. What do you enjoy most about your content creation hobby/career? 


The people! Honestly it’s cheesy but the people you both meet with the same desires and passion for content creation, along with the countless friendships you can make along the way. 

 

Would I be here 5 years later if not for the amazing friendships I’ve stumbled upon? 

 

You bet your ass I would 😂 but I would not have as much joy as I do now continuing to make new friends. 


11. What don't you enjoy so much about your content creation hobby/career? 


I think honestly how much it means to me. I get caught up in the numbers far to easily. Not because I NEED any specific numbers but to stream full time as a career is my number one goal in life and I’m not stopping until I make it.

 

So to have this insane drive to make this a reality I can easily get sucked into the numbers game of twitch. 

 

12. What are you short term and long term goals for your channel/s?


Short term continue this trend I have in my channel. I’m growing fairly steady and quick in my opinion and I’m loving every minute. 

 

Long term obviously to make my passion and love for gaming into a full time career. And to live the rest of my life living off of my ability to make  people laugh and smile


13. What advice would you give anyone looking to get into content creation?


You actually got to want it. Truly in your heart of hearts you gotta love content creation no matter the ups and downs you go through. If you arnt having fun first or foremost you’ll never be happy chasing this dream. 


14. Finally, what other content creators do you enjoy watching and recommend people check out? 


Lots of amazing friends and streamers to name here.  Without going too far into my massive list, I would have to say 
Anyone in the 4LM community (Niko, Panda, Jack and Pat), Tinbotcreative true friend and an amazing artist and gamer, Tricxy my dubian brother!, Adriana and Decky my Lekker dings (Dutch for sexy friends I think?), and StrongestWaffle for purely his voice.

 

There’s so many more but these are just some of these people that have been alongside me for a very long time, and are there pretty much each and every stream. There’s so many more but that would take ages. 

 

Future Full-time Streamer/Youtuber who loves a good laugh and gaming with friends. TAP Prioritises fun over anything else and is always aiming to spark a laugh. Come join the stream and we'll be friends forever. 😙

 

Twitch: www.twitch.tv/tapgamingg And @TAPGAMINGG on all Socials (Insta, Twitter, Facebook, maybe one day Onlyfans)

 

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