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A starting out Minecraft YouTuber has asked if I would be interested in joining a server (if it ever gets set up)

This leads me to this question, has any one ever thought of playing on a server and running their own YouTube series?

I think if I was going to move to a server I would rather do it with people I have a connection with.
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I’ve definitely thought about it.
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I too have thought about it, but honestly, fuck YouTube's ToS for uploading. I didn't do it only to avoid the hastle. But, if you're in need of additional players to star in your series... ;) wink* *wink
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I think if you're wanting to take the development of a series seriously you will want to be on a server with people you know you can work with. Sadly this kind of thing, although enjoyable, is much more of a working relationship than just popping on somewhere and playing the game. I'd do my due diligence before committing to run anything on your channel.
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Yeah, I don't disagree with any of that. I'd have to become more frequent with my uploads and play time to start with. Yeah I'm a long, long way off the running a server stage of my channel.
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I tried starting up a youtube channel. It's a lot of work. Unfortunately for me life got busy and the channel disappeared into the night. All of this was before the adpocalypse, so there's that as well.
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I've tried doing the regular video many, many times. It sadly comes down to priorities like you say @Tuvek. Unless you're one of the lucky randoms that just seem to go viral like magic it's a proper amount of hard work building it. Hard work just like any business you want to start. More often than not, life keeps proving to me that the gains are to be made with my day job and not my random youtube exploits. At least how my current priorities are set anyway.
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Well I'm keeping regular, about 1 a month at this point.
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that's how it's done. Committing to something you can maintain is the best way to build your audience.
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I agree with @blaknite. The reason Yogscast worked so well was because you had a group of good YouTuber's pitching in and helping each other. It's also great to watch their individual series too because there's that hint of collaboration in there too from the server setting. Or "ohhh, well, Simon just died" random events during the video. So I'd say give it a go but be cautious and probably record 1-2 weeks ahead so you can at least attempt to do a bit of a "series end" if shit goes pear shaped.
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Just as a side note, if we committed multiple people to a Lanbox channel we could probably get regular content out. I've tried doing youtube stuff before on some of the servers we have ran with LB, but I've always ended up losing enthusiasm mid-recording and given up on it.
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Agreed, if we each did 1 per week (or bi-weekly) it'd be pretty good. Just 15-30 minute recordings.
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So...we want a communal channel?
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Want, sure. Will it happen? idk. It would probably be a logistical mess.
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@Furcas I feel like I'm currently at that stage, found my self playing another game The last few nights. Plus the last few videos haven't being getting many views at all. Which doesn't help one bit.
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Yeah I see a 'logistical mess' and @blaknite has enough going on with out watching over that too.
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If something like this were to happen, I can guarantee @blaknite wouldn’t want the LB name connected to it. Not because he thinks it’d be shit, but because knowing him he would worry about it constantly and why would any of us want to put him in that situation?
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Yea, the easy way to look at this is. Colabs and group efforts are awesome, and feel free by all means, but since there isn't any gain or reason to have it branded it's best to avoid potential issues of branding.

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^ This. Would be far better if it was it's own entity.
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