Gwen Montgomery is a full-time twitch streamer that was able to launch her broadcasting career by going viral on twitter earlier this year. Candid in her approach as a transgender woman, Gwen’s “From pro gamer to e-girl” tweet caught the attention of major influencers and jumpstarted her fanbase. In this episode, she talks about how to handle going viral and strategies for silencing hurtful trolls.
1:37 How’s overwatch?
7:00 Fixing role-based matchmakinging
10:16 Balancing games for casuals and pros
16:15 Gwen’s professional Call of Duty run
20:42 How Gwen went viral to start streaming
29:57 Dealing with trolls and toxicity
40:41 Which game is the most toxic?
46:16 Representation matters, especially in Dota
53:46 Is Twitch doing a good job?
58:46 Voice profiles and competitive gaming
1:08:36 Captivating twitch content
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