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comment by OftenBen
OftenBen  ·  532 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Big Livestream party ideas

Maybe a decent way to start would be to go look at what existing stream sites are putting out for content and see what you liked and disliked from the existing offerings?

Like from the get-go it seems kind of obvious to me that you would not want any kind of gaming related stream content but maybe that's not true?

I think that stuff like this is a great way of trying to figure out how to digitize real-world relationships like the economies that form at Burning Man type of events.

Fun idea.

A friend of mine has just sent me an invitation to a online music festival that's supposed to be going on until the 10th. Theres a lot of exploration going on in the realm of distance socializing.

elizabeth  ·  532 days ago  ·  link  ·  

No problem with a gaming component if that's what people want to offer actually :)

Yeah - there is lots of regular streams going on already so we want to push the boundaries a bit a make it more "participative" vs performative. Which is harder than just putting up a couple streams with links if you want some kind of interaction going on. I also find it hard to interact when there is 7+ people on a video call, so it's tough to design a space for small conversation rooms and bigger scale watching of a singular event. Should be inclusive and open - but with fun small places and small rooms to "explore".

What if i want to include a poll for example that would let people vote on what I do next?

It's a challenge :)