The biggest reason we stream games is for our audience and fans. Some do it for a hobby and the love of playing with a bunch of people, some do it to make a living. But whatever your reason, you have to do things to keep your audience interested and engaged. Alerts became a thing. The quick adrenaline of seeing an animated gif pop up with your name announcing to all the viewers that you are now a loyal follower! Or that you just donated $5 to support this guy that you watch 3 times a week for 5 hours at a time. As the guy sitting on your monitor playing the latest CoD shouts a thank you, your heart beat flutters as you lose a breath….