Entertainment

Tips For Your First Video Game Streaming Sessions

Posted by on Jan 27, 2017 in Blog, Entertainment

If you have decided that you want to increase your income by streaming your gaming sessions online and earning money from advertising revenue or page views, then there are a few important things you need to do. Since you do not have any experience with the best practices for video game streaming, you should follow the following time-tested tips that have previously helped other gamers in your position to be successful: Tip: Consider Streaming Games That Are Not as Popular As soon as a new popular game comes on the market, many gamers start streaming it. This means that you have a lot of competition for viewers. However, if you choose to stream a less popular game, then you will have more fans and players of the game who are looking for streams to watch. Also, if you happen to enjoy some classic or retro games, these work well for streaming as well because they will always have people who are still playing and interested in them. Tip: Check Your Technology and Then Check It Again Before Streaming Before your first streaming session ever goes live, first you need to check your technology and ensure that it is properly working. Once you have checked everything, then do a test...

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Tips For Properly Maintaining And Repairing Your Arcade’s Pinball Machines

Posted by on Nov 1, 2016 in Blog, Entertainment

Today’s arcades are usually filled with kids playing computerized games. While computer technology has changed the world of playing games, many arcades still make a great deal of money from pinball enthusiasts. If you own an arcade and have one or more pinball machines, taking steps to maintain them is extremely important. Some pinball machines are vintage styles and worth a lot of money, so caring for them is the best way to protect your investment in them. Put Together A Toolbox Just for Your Pinball Machines No job is easy without the right tools. If you are going to make any repairs on your pinball machines, you will need the tools for doing so. Be sure to include riveters, crimpers, and a stapler for attaching ground braids, a set of magnetic screwdrivers, and a set of files. You should be sure to have a scalpel blade, a utility knife, and extra scalpel and razor blades. In some cases, maintaining your pinball machine might include scraping off built-up debris from the playing field. Be sure to have a soft brush and 400 grit sand paper for removing debris that has hardened onto the surface of the playing field. Level, foam cleaning swabs and a drill with various bits is...

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Short on Space? How to Make a Blindfolded Haunted House

Posted by on Sep 21, 2016 in Blog, Entertainment

If you really want to make a haunted house this Halloween but don’t have a lot of space to use for a haunted house, you can easily make a blindfolded haunted house using just one room in your home.  With a blindfolded haunted house, it is all about creating a sensory experience. Participants are blindfolded before they enter the haunted house, where they then have to feel their way around. Instead of scaring participants visually, you will engage their other senses and add in some scary storytelling to create a haunted-house experience.  You are going to want to put a blindfold on all participants before they enter the haunted house and remove it when they leave the haunted room.  Sound At the entrance to the haunted house, you are going to want to set the tone with some haunted, creepy music. You can find numerous haunted-house music videos on YouYube that you can play for free if you don’t own an appropriate haunted-house soundtrack. You may also be able to purchase a soundtrack of spooky and creepy music and sound effects at your local Halloween or party store.  If possible, play a different haunted-house music soundtrack right outside the entrance to the room and within the room itself. Ceiling ...

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Tired Of Early Mornings? Consider Permanent Makeup As A Way To Save Time In The Mornings

Posted by on May 3, 2016 in Blog, Entertainment

Getting up early every morning to do your makeup can quickly become a tedious chore that you may not want to do. If you are tired of doing your makeup each and every day, consider having a portion of it done in tattoo so that it is always permanently in place. The following guide walks you through a few things to take into consideration when getting permanent makeup. Consider the Color Scheme Before getting permanent makeup, you need to choose the color scheme you want to use for the tattoo very carefully. You want to be sure that you chose a palette that will be in style for years to come. There are many women who chose to get blue eyeliner tattooed onto their eyes when it was in style who are now wearing a shade that is not nearly as popular. Choose black or brown for your eyeliner as they will always be in style because they create a classic look. Consider the Areas You Want Tattooed It is important to take the time to consider what areas of your face you want to get tattooed. You can get eyeliner, eye shadow, and even lip color tattooed onto your face so that you do not have to worry...

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Three Health Benefits of Joining a Swim Club

Posted by on Feb 23, 2016 in Blog, Entertainment

Regardless of your age, swimming can be an effective activity for keeping your body and mind healthy. If you’ve been swimming alone, you could find that joining a swim club can make your workout even more enjoyable. A key benefit of belonging to a club is that you’ll have regularly scheduled workouts, your fellow members will boost your workout accountability, and you’ll have some extra fun along the way. Whatever you reason is for taking the plunge, you can expect your participation in a swim club to yield a long list of health benefits. Here are three that you’ll experience. Effective Caloric Burn If you’ve chosen swimming as a way to help you lose weight or maintain your current weight, one of the challenges that you might face is making time for a visit to the local aquatic center when you have a busy schedule. However, as a member of a swim club, you’ll be committing to swimming frequently. Because of that, this sport will help you burn calories. The high-intensity nature of swimming results in a quick caloric burn. While your body weight and swim stroke you use influence your burn rate, swimming burns calories faster than many other cardiovascular activities. For example, a 155-pound person who swims...

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