This is the Contextual Essay for ‘A Nervous Twitch’
Ideation and Concept Development
The origin of my digital artifact came from an intense sense of envy towards full time streamers, I mean who would not be jealous of people playing games and doing whatever they want and getting paid. It is basically reality TV. However I didn’t want to simply submit a recount of a semester of streaming, for several reasons, one because I knew the content might not be super appropriate (I know my mate and the game communities I play in, toxicity is a norm there), so I needed to generate a better idea.
The Idea for a Comparative Essay and Affiliate Program Viability Report was a win in the ideating process. Its benefits were twofold, It allowed me to have a clear end goal for my Digital Artifact and it allowed me to potentially achieve something theorized in the DA; a intro to a streaming career.
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