Streaming a tournament but want your fans to do more than just watch? Have them play mini-games to show their support for their favorite streamer? This guide is to help you set up the same.
Note: You'll need a YouTube account to enable this feature. Also, you'll have to download Open Broadcasting Software (OBS) to begin streaming.
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How to Enable a Stream Mini Game?
1. Open YouTube. Login to your account.
2. Click on “Create” button on the top right and select “Go Live”.
3. This will bring you to the YouTube Studio page.
4. Make sure "Ultra Low Latency" is selected at the bottom of the page.
5. Copy the stream key.
6. Click on "Settings" in the bottom right on OBS. Go to the "Stream" section and paste your stream key.
7. Launch the game.tv app and select the drawer icon located top left.
8. Click the right arrow button on top to head to the Profile page.
9. Scroll down to the "My tournaments" section and click on the "more >" button.
10. Select the "Manage tournament" button in blue.
Note: If there aren't any displayed, you'll have to create a tournament first.
11. Copy the “Host on PC” link.
12. Use that link to open the host console on your Desktop. (for more details, check this guide out.)
13. Click on "Stream Games" on the right and it will bring you to the Stream games dashboard.
14. Copy the URL provided in the “OBS Link” section.
15. Go to OBS, click on the “+” icon in the "Sources" section. Choose the "Browser" option.
16. Paste the link that you copied from the Stream games Dashboard onto the “URL” section. Set the "Width" and "Height" as 1920 and 1080 respectively. Click on "OK" after.
17. Make sure that the "Browser" source that you added is on the top of all the other sources.
18. Click on “Start Streaming” in OBS located bottom right.
19. Go to the YouTube Studio page. Click on the right pointing arrow symbol on the top right.
20. Copy the video link.
21. Go to the Stream games dashboard and paste the link in the “Stream link” section.
22. Choose the guild you want the stream to appear on. This is the first option in the dashboard.
23. Click on "Go Live". The stream will be live on the app as well, in the guild that you chose.
Note: The streaming settings cannot be changed once you enable this option.
24. Under "Game settings", select between the "Mini games" offered: "Boxing" or "Stream race".
25. Under "Teams", select the following:
a. "CHOOSE CHARACTER CATEGORY": Select between a "monster", "superhero" or "turtle".
Note: Choose "Preview" to see how the characters will look.
b. "TEAMS PER RACE": Choose whether you want to host a "2 teams race" or a "3 teams race".
c. "TEAM NAMES": Max amount of characters you can enter is 12.
26. You can choose to enable or disable logos. If you decide to use logos, the logo images resolution must be 512x512.
27. Scroll to the top right and click on “Start Race”.
28. Read through the "Start the Race?" pop-up and press "Yes, start now".
29. As soon as you do this, the characters will appear on the stream.
30. Two or more buttons will appear on the game.tv app. These are what viewers will tap to send their preferred team colour to the finish line.
31. Once the race is finished, click on "Abort race" button in red found top right.
32. Read through the "Abort the Race?" pop-up and press "Yes, abort now".
33. Refresh the page to run another Mini Game.
Last Updated 15th June 2021.
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