RG: Introduce yourself
HB: I’m Harles Bently.
RG: Which game(s) are you streaming?
HB: The Crew, Dark Souls 3, Absolver, GTA5
RG: Give us 3 facts about yourself you would like your fans to know.
HB: Flamboyant, Fun, Talkitive
RG: Streaming is a fun yet challenging job. How did you decide to start streaming?
HB: Decided to start streaming to keep gaming entertaining.
RG: What is the one piece of advice you wish someone gave you when you started streaming?
HB: Dont give up. Just keep going.
RG: Tell us about your gaming rig – CPU, GPU, PSU, Memory, Video Card, Motherboard, Monitor, etc 🙂
HB: Intel i5 -7600k, AMD rx460 2g, 24gig ddr4, 850 80+ Bronze psu, Tomahawk MSI Arctic Motherboard, Samsung 32 in monitor, Acer 27 in Monitor, PS4 Slim,
Acermedia Capture Card,
RG: Tell us about the peripherals you use – Mouse, Keyboard, Headphones/mic, Headset, Mouse Pad
RG: Which is the next hardware part you consider upgrading? Which is the next peripheral you plan to change with a newer/ more versatile/ more powerful one?
HB: Motherboard and CPU for AMD Ryzen 7 1700. Plan to also upgrade graphics card. Hoping to upgrade Mic to an xlr with a sound board.
RG: Which, in your opinion, is the piece of hardware no self-respecting gamer would compromise on?
HB: Should never compromise on a good Mic. Your viewers will be hearing you all the time and they should be able to hear you in good quality.
RG: Which, in your opinion, are the must-have peripherals for a novice streamer on a budget?
HB: A decent Mic. Webcam is optional but if decide on one, don’t skimp on an ultra cheap, go a mid-budget one.
RG: Is there anything you would do differently if you were starting your streaming channel today?
HB: I would have gotten a better CPU for gaming and streaming at same time.
RG: A final word of advice to our readers?
HB: Do your research and really make sure to get the right parts for what you are wanting to do, whether it’s pc gaming streaming or capture device streaming. Also start off at a lower quality so everyone can view your content.
As the saying goes: There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.