RG: Introduce yourself
RG: Which game(s) are you streaming?
DJSquirrelWizard: Rift mainly. Also some story driven rpgs.
RG: Give us 3 facts about yourself you would like your fans to know.
DJSquirrelWizard: I love gaming. I love my family. I love food
RG: Streaming is a fun yet challenging job. How did you decide to start streaming?
DJSquirrelWizard: Streaming gives me the opportunity to hang out with people who are into the same things I am. It’s relaxing. I really started for the sole purpose of dedicating myself to being a part of a community that loves the same thing I do. I wish I could live, sleep, and eat gaming.
RG: What is the one piece of advice you wish someone gave you when you started streaming?
DJSquirrelWizard: Do it 5 years ago. I’m not in it for the money, but damn. To be able to game and spend all day with like-minded individuals. That’s the dream.
RG: Tell us about your gaming rig – CPU, GPU, PSU, Memory, Video Card, Motherboard, Monitor, etc 🙂
DJSquirrelWizard: I7 7700k, Asus maximus ix hero, 16 gigabytes of 3000 mhz corsair ddr4 ram, 2 tb Seagate hdd, 250 gb Samsung 850 evo ssd, Asus strix gtx 1080 ti, Evga g3 750 Psu, phanteks enthoo evolv atx tempered glass case, Samsung s2716dg 1440p Gsync panel.
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?
DJSquirrelWizard: Double my amount of RAM. Also, I’m looking at pressure sensitive keyboards for future possibilities. It’d be nice to also have the Xbox One Elite controller.
RG: Which, in your opinion, is the piece of hardware no self-respecting gamer would compromise on?
DJSquirrelWizard: Graphics card. More powa!
RG: Which, in your opinion, are the must-have peripherals for a novice streamer on a budget?
DJSquirrelWizard: A decent mechanical keyboard. Mech is life
RG: Is there anything you would do differently if you were starting your streaming channel today?
DJSquirrelWizard: Not really. I did quite a bit of research and I’ve watched many streams. I’m not perfect, I just try to get better with every stream.
RG: A final word of advice to our readers?
DJSquirrelWizard: Keep going hard! 0 viewers for a month? That was me. Keep talking to yourself. Eventually someone will talk back.