October was a busy month – we represented at the Brazil Game Show, Streamlabs Summit, NAB NY, Techstars Foundercon, and Twitchcon. We learned a ton and met a lot of great people. Our booth at Twitchcon was packed all weekend – and we wanted to take a moment to share the fun!

Twitch signage at Twitchcon 2018

Lightstream x AbleGamers #bongocat Twitchcon pin

#Bongocat took over Twitchcon

We worked with @StrayRouge, the original artist of the little blob that became #bongocat, to create a unique pin just for Twitchcon. As usual, he stole the show! Word quickly spread that you could pick these up at our booth and we ran out of our stock by Sunday afternoon.

$2,880 Raised for AbleGamers

AbleGamers creates custom gaming setups and assistive controllers for people with disabilities – using the power of video games to improve quality of life with recreation and rehabilitation. 

We’re excited to announce that we successfully raised $2,880 for AbleGamers at Twitchcon this year! Thank you to everyone who came by the booth and participated!

How it worked:

Lightstream donated $1.50 for every #bongocat pin that was picked up at our booth (free for attendees) and doubled that donation to $3 for every tweet from the show floor using the hashtag #LightstreamAble. There was a GIF photobooth on site to help attendees make their own fun animation for their tweets.

Here’s a few of our favorite tweets & photo-ops:

Giveaways

With the help of our amazing partners – we had another successful raffle this year. Shout outs to Steelseries, EVGA, Madrinas Coffee, and Webaround Gaming for everything you do for the community! The booth was packed and we sent some lucky attendees home with some sweet new gear each day.

Lightstream x Webaround Twitchcon raffle

Here’s some other fun photos from the weekend!

The Lightstream crew celebrated our successful booth setup with a pre-requisite stop at In-N-Out
Kaskade performs at the Discord Twitchcon party
As always, Discord came through with another amazing party! Kaskade was the headliner and there was no shortage of things to do.
Some fun League of Legends show matches at Twitchcon
Casters doing play by play at Twitchcon
Our booth was near the esports stage. On Sunday there was some pretty intense League of Legends show matches going down.
There were no shortage of opportunities to get your hands on some new games and compete in tournaments.
Our friends at Jackbox kept the crowds entertained with some hilarious party games.
Sea of Thieves booth at Twitchcon
Arrr! The salty dogs at Rare made sure there was a place to hang out and collect your bounties.
Creatives at work - cosplay and pumpkin carving
Being so close to Halloween, the cosplay at this year’s Twitchcon was amazing! Here they’re putting their pumpkin carving skills to the test.
People playing Dungeons & Dragons at Twitchcon
There was plenty for D&D fans to immerse themselves in as sessions were running throughout the weekend.

We had a blast at Twitchcon and hope to see you all again next year!

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