Just getting things ready for Saturday. Decided my old streaming scene was a bit boring, so I tried upping my game. So far I like what I’m seeing and probably won’t change it too much.
There’s a bunch more color and visual interest. Before, I was using a super-sparse background and I thought it best to change it to something that was busier, but dropped the opacity so it wouldn’t dominate.
I kind of dig adding the silhouette of the St. Louis skyline there. I’m raising money specifically for children’s hospitals in the St. Louis metro area, so it feels fitting and gives it some additional personality.
This kept me up way too late but I love giving just a touch more effort to the look of the stream. Hopefully this will catch some eyes in the main Extra Life directory.
I hope you’ll join me on Saturday.
8:00 a.m. Central Time, October 25th—8:00 a.m. Central Time, October 26th.
Watch this live on Twitch.tv
We Did $700 Last Year; This Year Let’s Make It Even More
LISTEN TO THIS: I DECIDED TO GET CRAZY AND UP MY GAME – LET’S MAKE THIS GOAL FIVE GRAND
As an incentive, the more donations we get, the more Pinball Arcade I’ll play, starting with the beginning of the stream. Y’all get the four core tables for free, and for every $100 donated, I’ll add another table in the order they were released. If you donate at least $100, you can ask for a specific table to be done next in your donation comment and I’ll bump it to the front of the list. I’ll play each table until I hit a score that puts me on the high score list. Here’s the order of tables:
Tales of the Arabian Nights, Black Hole, Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, Theatre of Magic
The Machine: Bride of PIN*BOT
$300 – Cirqus Voltaire
$400 – FunHouse
$500 – Gorgar
$600 – Monster Bash
$700 – Black Knight
$800 – Creature from the Black Lagoon
$900 – Harley-Davidson
$1000 – Taxi
$1100 – Elvira and the Party Monsters
$1200 – No Good Gofers
$1300 – Scared Stiff
$1400 – Big Shot
$1500 – Twilight Zone
$1600 – Star Trek: The Next Generation
$1700 – Attack from Mars
$1800 – Genie
$1900 – Dr. Dude and His Excellent Ray
$2000 – Firepower
$2100 – Cactus Canyon
$2200 – Central Park
$2300 – Space Shuttle
$2400 – White Water
$2500 – Centaur
$2600 – PIN*BOT
$2700 – The Champion Pub
$2800 – Whirlwind
$2900 – Flight 2000
$3000 – Goin’ Nuts
$3100 – Terminator 2: Judgment Day
$3200 – Tee’d Off
$3300 – Haunted House
$3400 – Victory
$3500 – Class of 1812
$3600 – Cue Ball Wizard
$3700 – El Dorado: City of Gold
$3800 – Fish Tales
$3900 – Black Rose
$4000 – Black Knight 2000
$4100 – WHO Dunnit
$4200 – High Speed
$4300 – Junk Yard
$4400 – Lights…Camera…Action!
$4500 – High Roller Casino
$4600 – Diner
$4700 – Bram Stoker’s Dracula
$4800 – Phantom of the Opera
In addition, I have gift links for a bunch of free Steam games that I’ll be giving out throughout the stream, but only if we have a good number of people watching the stream.
If we don’t make it to a next tier in the pinball list, I’ll start having to play other stuff to try and fill the time. You might or might not want this to actually happen. :) If there are too many tables added to the list, I’ll add another stream night or three to fit them in and will get them all streamed out before the end of November.
SO WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR LET’S MAKE THIS HAPPEN SO CLICK HERE TO DONATE ALREADY
UPDATES WILL BE POSTED BELOW
Last year, I participated in the Extra Life fundraising campaign, and raised over $700 for St. Louis Children’s and Cardinal Glennon Children’s hospitals. (The campaign benefits Children’s Miracle Network hospitals in a given local area.)
This year, I’ve set what I think is a somewhat audacious goal of $2,000 as my marathon stream goal.
I’ll be streaming from 8 a.m. on Saturday the 25th of October until 8 a.m. the next morning, taking only occasional breaks. I’ll be involving my family and hopefully some of my friends in the marathon. (If you want to help, please let me know if you are available and what you want to play.)
Please consider watching! I’ll post more details soon. And if you would be so kind, please consider donating and spreading the word regarding this marathon! I hope you’ll help me provide donations directly to hospitals for children who need medical care. :)