Zant On Finding Success Through The Games He Loves

Zant’s Stats

  • 14.9k Twitter followers
  • 27.9k Twitch followers
  • 16k Youtube Subscribers
  • 1.6m Channel Views
  • 60 Average Viewers

On this week’s premiere of the OPSEAT videopodcast, we were joined by Zant! From Video editing, speedrunning, and glitch hunting in games ranging from Call of Duty to Breath of The Wild, Zant tells the story going from youtuber, to Twitch Partner!

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  1. 2019 is about halfway done.How have things been going for you?
  2. We appreciate you joining us today! If you could, please tell us your name and what most people might know about you.
  3. When and how did you first start playing video games?
  4. What inspired you to become a speedrunner?
  5. How did your online content creation begin?
  6. I see your Twitch and Youtube are both doing extremely well, which platform do you prefer?
  7. What was your ‘aha moment’ in knowing you could keep playing games instead of getting a traditional job?
  8. I’m sure that for a lot of people listening, becoming a Twitch Partner is one of their biggest goals. How did you manage to snag the coveted Checkmark and how has it impacted your stream?
  9. What can you tell me about that journey and how you’ve retained/keep your audience interested?
  10. You’ve been streaming Zelda ‘Breath of the Wild’ and regularly post glitches you’ve hunted. How do you go about finding some of these glitches? Why do you do it?
  11. Subs and bits are a big part of this field sure. Do you take advantage of the bounty systems, ad programs, and or types of partnership arrangements like with OPSEAT?
  12. How does your game or its audience impact what you do? It’s gotta be hard to chat and speed run at the same time.
  13. Do you see your stream shift depending on where you go with your convo or your particular ability to perform the speedrun that day?
  14. Has there been another content creator that you’ve looked up to, or has helped you get to where you’re at?
  15. What about yourself do you think is the trait that helps you become most successful in this field?
  16. Did you ever see yourself doing this kind of thing? Were you always so creative and technical?
  17. You have a Youtube Channel that is also successful and there were many changes of game inspiration. Which game did you have the most fun editing, was it Call of Duty, Runescape, etc?
  18. As a Twitch partner I’m sure you have faith in Twitch but are there other things you see on the horizon? Where do other streaming platforms fit into your mindset?
  19. What’s your opinion on the current state streaming as profession?
  20. What advice can you give someone trying to become a Twitch partnered streamer?
  21. Where do you go to learn more about what you do?
  22. What is your favorite accomplishment doing what you do?
  23. Over the years there are bound to be things that don’t go the way you had hoped. If you don’t mind sharing, what has been your biggest or most memorable failure or learning experience in your path as an online personality?
  24. Are you planning on heading to any events soon where people can come meet you? Do you plan on going to TwitchCon in 2019 at San Diego?
  25. It doesn’t have to be your but what’s your favorite peripheral?
  26. What keeps bringing you back to zelda games? The level design? The Puzzles?
  27. If you could change one core thing about the zelda series, what would it be?

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