Considering integrating your next game into a live streaming platform? Start here.

Live Video Streaming is disrupting the way that Game Studios market and develop games. Historically, video games were developed to be played by a single individual or with a group of individuals in the same room. As internet technologies evolved, online multiplayer matchmaking became a defacto feature for competitive style games. With the rise of live streaming platforms like Twitch, video game players now have tens of thousands of online viewers watching their gameplay. This new paradigm has created the concept of “crowd play” where the audiences themselves…

Fighting to keep your view count up? Twitch Extensions can help.

*Ding Dong*

You’ve been streaming for a few hours when you hear the doorbell ring. You quickly check your phone and don’t see any new texts, your friend isn’t supposed to come over until later. You tell your chat that you’ll be right back and get up to check the door. Turns out the pizza guy’s got the wrong apartment number. You shrug, close the door and return to your streaming chair only to see that your viewer count is now 30% smaller.

Answering the door, taking a bathroom…

If you’ve ever build a web service on AWS before, you know that the out-the-box domain names are quite ugly and not human friendly.

AWS default DNS names aren’t pretty.

Luckily, it’s really easy to set up your domain ( or subdomain ( to use instead of Amazon’s.

Register a Domain with a Domain Registrar

Firstly, register your domain through a domain registrar like GoDaddy or NameCheap or take one that you already own.

Once you have your domain, go to the advanced DNS tab or wherever you can configure custom A-Records/CNAMES/etc in your registrar’s website.

Las Vegas, where people’s net worth drop overnight

A friend of mine asked me the other day“What’s your total net worth?” I instinctively replied that it was none of his business while deflecting the question with a chuckle. It got me thinking afterwards that I had no clue how much my net worth was. I thought tracking net worth was for multi-millionaires who had income streams from every direction. Net worth was just the sum of my checking and savings account right? I soon learned later that I was wrong. That moment inspired a late night session spent browsing the web and researching all I could on how…

Montana Wong

I write about ideas, startups, and convergence of tech. Ex-AWS engineer and now startup founder. Sharing my journey along the way.

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