Streaming a Game of Worms
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Streaming requires a moderate or powerful computer (i7 does it just fine).
Exampe of a streamed tournament: http://www.tus-wa.com/cups/cup-590/
Prerequisite: having W:A in a window
- Install Worms Armageddon with the latest update.
- Run W:A, go into Settings and set the in-game resolution to 1280x720 (recommended for streaming, but you can pick your own).
- Go into Advanced Settings.
- Tick "Load WormKit modules".
- In the "Graphics" drop-down select Direct3D 9 (shader palette).
- Exit W:A.
- Download and extract the archive with the D3D9Wnd module (by Kawoosh and StepS).
- Start W:A again. Now you are in a windowed mode.
- Register at http://www.twitch.tv
One of the following broadcasting software is required for streaming.
- Download and install XSplit
- Start XSplit
- Add your twitch.tv channel
- Go to View -> Resolutions -> Edit resolutions and tick 1280x720 (the one you chose in the W:A settings)
- View -> Resolution – choose 1280x720
- Now, set up your scene. Click “Add screen region” and click on your W:A window
- Stretch it in the XSplit window
- Start your broadcast
- Download and install OpenBroadcaster
- Start OpenBroadcaster
- Go to Settings -> Broadcast settings
- Select Twitch.tv
- Select a server (nearest to you is recommended)
- Insert your stream key
- Go to Settings -> Video, select 1280x720 (the one you chose in the W:A settings)
- Now, set up your scene. Add a W:A source by right-clicking at the "Sources" area or use "Global sources" button
- Use either Window Capture or Game Capture (if it works). To stretch, use "Edit scene" button
- Start your broadcast
Stream vocal commenting
- If you need an easy way to comment games with your friends just use Mumble
- Install client
- Add server:
Label: Worms Address: worms2d.info Port: 64738 Username: (your nickname) Password: (no password)
- Turn your speakers off. Use headphones. Otherwise you will have annoying echo that can ruin your stream
- Ask everyone who participates in the show to do the same
- Check your hardware for background nosies
- Make sure there will be no noise in your room (talking, tv or any other sounds except your voice)
- Configure "Push-to-talk":
Configure->Settings->Audio Input->Choose “Push-to-talk” from drop-down menu. Shortcuts->Add->Choose “push-to-talk”->Click under Shortcut tab->Push “Right Ctrl” (or any other key of your choice)