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TFTV RGL S4 Coverage Feedback Thread
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#1
NA Production Lead/EIC
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Hi all,
Season 4 of RGL 6s has wrapped up, so as we look towards a new year, we welcome your feedback on our casts and news coverage of the last season!

Thank you to everyone for joining us for 38 casts over this season!

S4 Staff (sorry if i missed someone)

Backend/Development: erynn, JMaxchill, louster200, Beater (StreamStats) Phoenix Red (Cheatfeed), Wiethoofd (HUD)

Producers: louster200, Shears, mitch, Rahmed, antlers

Casters: je'mond, caleb, Tery, Unicorn Wizard, just jazz, antlers, louster200, Shears, august, bear, chill, The Godfather, Console-, DerpMan, eXtine, FrickMyNick, THE BILLDOZER, Scream, Makkabeus, gecks, mustardoverlord, Crasian, Fleskore, slugmundo, Tcmano, trad, Walrex, virgil, xattuu

Writers: Tery, caleb, brandy, ire, PrestusHood, failure

See you next year, Happy Holidays!

Hi all,
Season 4 of RGL 6s has wrapped up, so as we look towards a new year, we welcome your feedback on our casts and news coverage of the last season!

Thank you to everyone for joining us for 38 casts over this season!

[b]S4 Staff[/b] (sorry if i missed someone)

Backend/Development: erynn, JMaxchill, louster200, Beater (StreamStats) Phoenix Red (Cheatfeed), Wiethoofd (HUD)

Producers: louster200, Shears, mitch, Rahmed, antlers

Casters: je'mond, caleb, Tery, Unicorn Wizard, just jazz, antlers, louster200, Shears, august, bear, chill, The Godfather, Console-, DerpMan, eXtine, FrickMyNick, THE BILLDOZER, Scream, Makkabeus, gecks, mustardoverlord, Crasian, Fleskore, slugmundo, Tcmano, trad, Walrex, virgil, xattuu

Writers: Tery, caleb, brandy, ire, PrestusHood, failure

See you next year, Happy Holidays!
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#2
7 Frags +

Did we really do 38 casts this season? Good lord no wonder why I was so exhausted by the end.

Also my only feedback is that louster fellow is pretty neat.

Did we really do 38 casts this season? Good lord no wonder why I was so exhausted by the end.

Also my only feedback is that louster fellow is pretty neat.
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#3
newbie.tf
6 Frags +

Really great people working on the streams this season and from what I watched, the coverage was fantastic. Great job to everyone and I'm sure next season will follow :)

Really great people working on the streams this season and from what I watched, the coverage was fantastic. Great job to everyone and I'm sure next season will follow :)
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#4
7 Frags +

i'll give the same feedback i give every season. the casters need to talk way less and think way more. almost all of them start sentences without thinking about what they're saying, end up with a word salad mess, and usually by the time they've corrected themselves they're 15 seconds behind. remember: we're watching. it's not radio, it's tv. you do not need to painstakingly list every player movement and every kill. and if the observer is doing his job, when you say things that contradict what we're seeing, it just makes the cast dissonant. trust your observer.

watch professional sports broadcasts. notice how they use the downtime (before the pitch or snap, which in tf2 corresponds to during stalemates) to prep viewers for what could happen. they do this quickly and precisely, and it saves them a bunch of talking during the action that follows. remember that you don't have to fill every second of action with words for the sake of words.

(of course, i recognize that they're volunteers and none of this really matters. but just in case they want to improve, or springboard into doing industry casting in another game like sideshow, cornpop, etc. ...tf2 casting has gone downhill, and i think it's because most of the people who liked casting as much as they liked tf2 have left for different games.)

note: i thought the observation was excellent in every invite cast i watched this season. noticeably improved from years past. seemed like the viewers hardly ever missed highlights and often the observers saw offclasses and aggressive plays before the casters did.

i'll give the same feedback i give every season. the casters need to talk way less and think way more. almost all of them start sentences without thinking about what they're saying, end up with a word salad mess, and usually by the time they've corrected themselves they're 15 seconds behind. remember: we're [i]watching[/i]. it's not radio, it's tv. you do not need to painstakingly list every player movement and every kill. and if the observer is doing his job, when you say things that contradict what we're seeing, it just makes the cast dissonant. trust your observer.

watch professional sports broadcasts. notice how they use the downtime (before the pitch or snap, which in tf2 corresponds to during stalemates) to prep viewers for what could happen. they do this quickly and precisely, and it saves them a bunch of talking during the action that follows. remember that you don't have to fill every second of action with words for the sake of words.

(of course, i recognize that they're volunteers and none of this really matters. but just in case they want to improve, or springboard into doing industry casting in another game like sideshow, cornpop, etc. ...tf2 casting has gone downhill, and i think it's because most of the people who liked casting as much as they liked tf2 have left for different games.)

note: i thought the observation was excellent in every invite cast i watched this season. noticeably improved from years past. seemed like the viewers hardly ever missed highlights and often the observers saw offclasses and aggressive plays before the casters did.
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