Let’s Playing 101: Video Editing Software

Let’s Playing 101: Video Editing Software

There’s a jungle of video editing software out there. Some are pricey and some are free. Well, who are we kidding. Most of them will create a hole in your wallet. But you don’t necessarily need those.  Continue reading

Let’s Playing 101: Microphones


The microphone is an extremely important tool when it comes to let’s playing. If the sound quality is rubbish, you will notice people will not even bother to watch past the first few minutes. For let’s players such as Cryaotic and MangaMinx, a good microphone is a necessity. Their voices are an integral part of their persona, and without it, their channels wouldn’t be as fun to watch. Ashen is another example. He just has a recognizable voice, coupled with that smexy brown sofa of his. You need a good microphone. And I’m here to help you choose one.  Continue reading

Exploring the Psychology of “Let’s Play” : The Rise of the Let’s Player – “The Community”

Hello everyone!

Well, this is a first post for me here so I’d like to thank Erika first for agreeing to let me scribble stuff on the site. Secondly, I’d like to welcome all the Let’s Players both old and new to this website. Continue reading

Let’s Playing 101: Recording Software and Hardware

Let’s Playing 101: Recording Software and Hardware

You need something to record with. Now, this is a tricky one. Like with the games, everyone got a hundred different opinions. My best advice is to submit the recording software for trial and error. Now, most of the good software costs cash. I’m not recommending you spend your hard-earned cash on something you might only use once. So. Piratebay. Kickass Torrent. You know, use your imagination. Continue reading

Let’s Playing 101: Games


First and foremost you’ll need a game to play (no kidding). Selecting a first game to let’s play is really something you need to decide yourself. Games which you’ve played before is good – it means you can probably come up with witty commentary or some interesting facts. Games you played when you were younger is probably also a good idea. Only for the nostalgia kick. Continue reading