A Twitch streamer is utilizing a real-life dunk tank throughout his livestreams to inspire himself to keep away from falling within the tough precision platformer and livestreaming sensation, Solely Up!
Solely Up!, developed by SC-KR Video games, is an impediment course sport the place gamers are tasked with navigating steep environments with out tumbling again all the way down to the place they began. Suppose Getting Over It if it have been a 3D platformer, albeit one with no particular person utilizing a sledgehammer to catapult himself over hard-to-reach heights. The sport received so common that even a user-created clone in Fortnite drew enormous numbers. However we’re not right here to speak about Fortnite, we’re right here to speak concerning the Twitch streamer who determined to crank his Solely Up! streams up a notch by taking part in whereas sitting in a dunk tank.
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KeatDawg, a 20-year-old Twitch streamer hailing from Atlanta, Georgia, lately streamed himself taking part in Solely Up! In entrance of his 6,500 followers whereas anxiously swinging his ft above the welcoming water of the dunk tank under him. Because of his two-camera setup, viewers can see him up-close whereas one other digital camera provides us a transparent view of the dunk tank.
This isn’t the primary time that KeatDawg has used the tank whereas livestreaming on Twitch. “Initially the thought got here from a sport I performed final 12 months known as Soar King (related style to Solely Up!) the place I’d dunk for each fall,” KeatDawg instructed Kotaku by way of Twitter DMs. “That’s how I received my begin streaming final August, and since then I’ve been making different stuff, however I’ve gotten quite a lot of replies asking me to deliver the dunk tank again for Solely Up!.”
As of this writing, KeatDawg has solely streamed himself taking part in Solely Up! within the dunk tank as soon as, however he believes he’ll in the end handle to complete the sport with out getting dunked the “over 1000 instances” he did throughout his Soar King streams.
“These video games simply take some time to study,” he mentioned. “The most important hurdle for me is [that] I’m dunking as quickly as I fall, so I received’t be capable of save myself and can in all probability go straight again to the underside of the sport.”
You may take a look at a VOD of KeatDawg’s Solely Up! dunk stream.
Sadly, KeatDawg’s first Solely Up! dunk tank stream didn’t go so effectively (for his garments at the least) as a result of he plummeted into his makeshift dunk tank 20 minutes into his 50-minute livestream. In response to KeatDawg, his plunge into the murky depths was resulting from a nasty key-binding on his mouse which brought on him to float to the correct whereas strolling throughout metallic beams. He additionally added that he needed to reduce his first dunk stream quick as a result of his keyboard fell into the tank and broke. To his credit score, at the least his mouse by no means took the plunge, regardless of being dangerously near becoming a member of him.