CheckpointXP On-Demand – Twitch DMCA Drama

More DMCA takedowns to Twitch streamers have the guys wondering what the future of the platform looks like. Why can’t they get this figured out?! We also ask whether major streamers capping their donation limits is actually a good thing. Then we breakdown some drama in the Fortnite community. Producer Kali joins us to try and figure out some knock-off Halloween costumes, and on this week’s Patient Gamer we’ve got Darkest Dungeon. All of that and more on this week’s CheckpointXP On Demand!


No Fun Staying At The DMCA

(0:00) Twitch Drama and DMCA There’s more issues in the world of Twitch and creators are getting slapped with DMCA takedowns left and right. Is this the sort of thing that kills a platform? (12:00) Pokimane’s Donation Decision Pokimane recently made waves when she decided to limit how much people were allowed to donate.


This week on CheckpointXP On-Demand

  • (0:00) Twitch Drama and DMCA
    • There’s more issues in the world of Twitch and creators are getting slapped with DMCA takedowns left and right. Is this the sort of thing that kills a platform?
  • (12:00) Pokimane’s Donation Decision
    • Pokimane recently made waves when she decided to limit how much people were allowed to donate. Is it a good gesture from someone who makes enough money or a dangerous precedent for small streamers?
  • (24:15) Fortnite Toxicity
    • Fortnite players are getting punished by Epic for their toxicity on social media. Is that the place of a developer, especially in a game more aimed at kids?
  • (34:15) Looking For Group
    • Are you or someone you know looking at playing esports in college? It can be a nightmare to find the right program, but luckily there’s a group making it much easier.
  • (44:04) Guess that costume
    • Producer Kali joins us to try and figure out what the knockoff gaming costume is based on the title. It’s harder than you might think.
  • (56:04) Gaming and Esports News – 
  • (1:08:19) The Patient Gamer
    • On this week’s edition of the Patient Gamer, we look at the endlessly fun, yet frustrating, Darkest Dungeon.
  • (1:18:19) Social Media Check-in
    • We check in with our social media followers to find out if you’re playing to hold you over until Cyberpunk.

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About The Author

Kali Scales Kali got into gaming from a young age when her mom bought her a GameBoy with The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening. She’s been a lifelong gamer, particularly fond of the Final Fantasy, Mass Effect, and Star Wars franchises. Her interests extend outside gaming; she loves comics and is particularly passionate about movies. As a member of the LGBTQ+ family, she feels strongly about working with charitable causes and has hosted numerous charity streams. She serves as the Head of Content for the CheckpointXP brand, but also as a producer for the CheckpointXP Radio Show. She occasionally appears as a guest on CheckpointAFK.

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