To my first year, and to many more!
It's weird to think that it's already been 1 year since I started streaming. Here's a couple of fun facts of the milestones we hit this year:
- 1000+ hours streamed on air (that's approx. 1/6 of my waking hours!)
- 250,000+ views on my channel
- 100+ custom keycaps made
- Over $15,000 raised for charity (Extra Life, Child's Play, St. Jude Play Live, #Q4TC - 10 diff charities!)
I'm not really sure I can capture my feelings completely in word format, like I said, I'm not quite an eloquent person. I could honestly go on about all the accomplishments of my stream, but I think none of this would have been possible without a lot of people. So let me start my saying, thank you.
To my ever loyal, friendly, and uber positive Twitch communiteee:
Whether you lurk in the background, or whether you're a frequent chatter, I really appreciate you for being part of the bestest tea parteee on Twitch. To all my subs, thank you for keeping the gears running, your monetary support helps me upgrade and make the stream better. Thank you all for being part of and for creating a safe place for anyone and everyone to hangout. My hope is that as we grow, we can still continue to be one of the most friendliest communities on Twitch. This is my second home and I'm grateful for everyone one of you goobers. tnyLove
To my fellow streamers, artists, and artisans:
Thank you for your encouragement and support. A big thanks for sharing your community with me If you've ever hosted/raided my channel. I'm surrounded by many talented and generous humans beans on Twitch and I hope that I can continue to carry on the tradition and spread love and support similarly as it as been shown to me. For the artisans of the mech keyboard community, I'm forever blown away by the talent and creativity that you bring, and I hope that we can collaborate together in the near future.
To the mechanical keyboard community:
This hobby is the reason why I started doing what I do in the first place. Even though the community has changed a lot in the past years, there is no doubt in my mind that this will continue to be a hobby of mine for many years to come. I know some of you will never accept nor appreciate the keycap art that I do (and for that, I do not blame nor judge you!) but for those that have encouraged and supported my not-so-accepted approach to artisan keycaps, you are the reason I keep creating keycaps. To those who have commissioned me, thank you for allowing me to sculpt something for you. In some cases, thank you for sharing part of your life and experience with me so that I can have a better understanding of how to craft your idea into a keycap design.
Last, but not least...
To my very good friend, biggest supporter, and forever cheerleader, beefcunningham:
Thank you for encouraging me and giving me the push to start streaming, to do my art, and ultimately, to pursue my dreams & passions. And thanks for being part of the journey at every step. Thank you for helping me foster the community (& also for being the bad cop when necessary :P). Thank you for believing in me, even during the times where I don't believe in myself.
It's all a bit overwhelming (we had a 12 hour celebration stream as well as a charity stream where we raised over 5K!) and I'm still trying to get organized from the mess that was the past few weeks, so if you are waiting on an order/giveaway/charitycap, just be a little patient with me.
My journey is far from over, and I'm glad to have celebrated this 1 year (check out this video recap that Beef made + my reaction!). I'm working on creating new content (TKilla rap album incoming) continually and I hope that you will stay with me for the many years to come <3