One Last Tetris 99 Stream Before I Left for My Vacation

Before hopping on a plane, I did one more stream with Tetris 99! We get a few wins and a lot of close calls, but of course the conversation goes in all sorts of places! This time, we talk about the rumors of Overwatch 2, E3 speculation, places we’ve traveled, my quarter-life crisis, places we’d love to travel to, fave concerts, and more!

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Tetris 99 and E3 Speculation

In advance of E3, we talk about some hot rumors, leaks, and some of the things we’re hoping to see come out of the show! With my trip just days away at the time of the stream (I’m probably on the plane now), I talk about some of my concerns with not streaming for the next few weeks. I share a few stories of console launches I’ve been a part of. Also, Tetris 99 action of course!

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Tetris 99 and Streaming Advice

Looking to start streaming? One viewer asks me for advice, which sparks a big discussion about how to be a better streamer! We also talk a bit about the new Elton John movie, games to play on vacation, and a bit of Wii show and tell! Also, a few Tetris 99 wins and one of my craziest close calls yet!

Highlights

There were a lot of great clips that came out of our streaming advice chat. I’ll break those out into a separate post! For now, here’s a few highlights from the stream!

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Fresh Games for My European Travels

With London, Paris, figuring out how to watch the rest of the NBA Finals while in Europe, and a date with the Spice Girls at Wembley Stadium ahead of me, the last thing I should be concerned about is what games I’ll be playing for the next few weeks. Odds are, I won’t have much of any time to play stuff. And that’s for the best! I’m excited to explore new parts of London and England that I didn’t get to last time, while immersing myself in a whole new world in Paris.

And yet, here I am, making preparations to ensure that I have something fresh to play during the flights, trains, and whatever little down time we have. Partially cause those moments of down time could be great for trying something new while giving me more things to write about. But mostly because I have the attention span of a peanut and require constant mental stimulation.

In light of the circumstances, this list is comprised entirely of Nintendo Switch titles. It’s also a little price-conscious, as this adventure has already proven to be a pricey one before we’ve even stepped on a plane.

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Tetris 99 and the Notion of Streaming Only One Game

There are real advantages to only streaming one video game. Doing so makes it easier for you to attract and maintain an audience that loves that game. Ninja’s fans love him as a skilled player and as an on-screen personality, but they also love Fortnite and can count on him streaming it daily. As much as I would love his money and at least some of his fame, I struggle to wrap my head around how and other single-game streamers keep their sanity playing only one game for that long.

Being a variety streamer can help you stay sane. Streaming games as they move in and out of my life is a more natural way for me to play games and the approach I’ve planned on taking from the start. However, I lose the stability that comes with streaming only one game. I even see this phenomenon with my own small stream, where certain viewers only tune in for Overwatch and others only drop by for Paper Mario. Can’t blame people for wanting to watch games they like, versus sticking with me regardless of what game I’m playing.

In spite of my vow to not get monogamous with any one game, the thought of getting steady with Tetris 99 heats up every time I stream that game.

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Tetris 99 and the International Cuisine Tier List

What’s your favourite cuisine? This hot-button question caps off another Tetris 99 stream! But before we get there, we also talk about the Toronto Raptors playoff run, my thoughts on the new Aladdin movie, my hot takes regarding DLC and loot boxes, high school memories, and more!

Highlights

Shout-outs!

    • Thank you Extra Life Toronto for hosting!
    • Thank you to everyone that tuned in! Appreciated the company and your opinions on how you’d rank international cuisine!

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Tetris 99 – Last Day to Get the Game Boy Theme

Did you get the Game Boy theme? We played many rounds of Tetris 99 while sharing all sorts of stories about our experiences with traveling around the world, region-specific McDonald’s menu items, Detective Pikachu, why I play Tetris 99 with a DualShock, and more!

Highlights

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Tetris 99: Getting the Game Boy Theme and Tetris Show and Tell!

Throwback! Tetris 99 adds the theme we’ve all been waiting for as part of the 3rd Maximus Cup! Along with a few wins, close losses, and embarrassing blowouts, we talk about some Tetris 99 tips, Super Mario Maker 2 hype, safety in professional wrestling, a tour of my newly-decorated streaming space, and a special Tetris show and tell!

Highlights

Top 2 and I’m Not 2

Worst Job

The Difference Between Live Streaming and Pre-Produced Content

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Mortal Kombat 11 and the Evolution of Scorpion’s Spear

“Come here!”

One of the genre’s most iconic special moves, Scorpion launches a spearhead attached to a chain directly at his opponents. If it successfully makes contact, he yells out one of his two signature catchphrases as he reels in his now-stunned opponent. From there, his opponent is left standing in a dizzy state, primed for Scorpion to smack them any way he so chooses. In the old games, my go-to follow-up was the classic uppercut.

In most Mortal Kombat games, this is how the spear works. It’s not quite so in Mortal Kombat 11.

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How Super Mario Maker 2 Won Me Over

I liked Super Mario Maker a lot. I’m not one who enjoys making stuff in games, but I did have a great time during the brief stretch where I was into it. However, it fell out of my rotation pretty quickly when my interest in making levels waned and it felt like all of the user-created levels I encountered were awful. Because of this, Super Mario Maker 2 was not on my radar at all.

Then the Super Mario Maker 2 Direct happened. What I saw knocked my socks off! While I expected Nintendo to make improvements over the original, the sheer volume of improvements on display were staggering.

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