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Esports talent from around the world are travelling to watch paint dry in a UK studio

James Banks. TeaGuvnor. Jacky. Veracity. Fluke.

Tons of UK broadcast expertise like this have expressed curiosity in doubtlessly coming collectively for an epic, one-off manufacturing about… watching paint dry.

Sure, you learn that appropriately. No, it’s not April 1st.

Esports expertise from so far as Canada (CSGO caster Davey) wish to journey to a studio within the UK, to look at totally different colored emulsion paint adorn partitions. Not solely that, however they’re going to check it collectively, analyse it and produce a broadcast for others to look at.

And it’ll assist elevate cash for Maggie’s Centres, a UK-based charity that gives free sensible and emotional assist for individuals dwelling with most cancers.

So, who’s the thoughts behind this daring endeavour? Freelance esports producer and esports broadcast manufacturing tutor Jakub ‘Atroix’ Szmyt, who teaches on the Confetti Institute of Artistic Applied sciences in Nottingham, the place the published is predicted to happen.

He requested on Twitter:

Now, it appears to us that Jakub could also be doing this partly to show to college students the ‘construct it and they’re going to come’ mentality with productions, and that will seem like the case from what he advised us.

However the response has been surprisingly overwhelming.

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The total broadcast expertise line-up on board has not but been introduced – and neither has the date – however we’ll replace this text when they’re.

Right here’s an inventory of simply among the world esports expertise within the stream, whether or not it’s the concept of it, watching it or in some instances collaborating. This contains the next casters, digicam operators, producers and extra (we now remorse sifting by and typing this entire factor out – so we might have missed a couple of):

  • NaoriMizuki
  • Novicaine
  • OfficerNaughty, MNM Gaming
  • OnlyJoshinTV
  • Ravish Khanna
  • Rob Evans, Challengermode
  • Robin Engström
  • Ryan Randall
  • Septilence
  • Salty_Jayy
  • Sölvi Kálsson
  • sfX
  • Shink
  • Shrikel
  • Skriv
  • Skyscraper
  • SneakyBeakyTTV
  • Steve Kangas
  • Tanner Metro
  • TeaGuvnor
  • Temporal
  • TheSwaggKing
  • TimeToLight
  • TudorCasts
  • Tyler Gough
  • Tyler McNally
  • Veracity
  • WaXeN
  • XRTROIKA
  • Xset
  • Zephyr

It’s not the primary time a paint-drying manufacturing has been made – this video of a paint-drying stream has been watched nearly 2m instances. It’s harking back to that ten-hour Overwatch stream of former lead dev Jeff Kaplan sitting beside a hearth.

Atroix is a former pupil of the Staffordshire College esports course – he left early as a result of he was annoyed with the course – earlier than educating esports broadcast manufacturing at Confetti.

Atroix has additionally labored on the Halo Conflict Collection, Six Memevitational, Esports Information UK interview streams (like this one with Alphari) and extra. The Six Memevitational beforehand raised £5,000 for the Maggie’s Centres charity.

Now, go away us as we crack open a tin of Dulux in anticipation of the paint-drying stream.

If you wish to sponsor the stream or get entangled, contact Atroix on Twitter



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