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The Trials of Gameplay Recording

For the longest time, I have wished to record my gameplay, but it always seemed like too complex a process, and years passed without any progress being made in the matter.  No, I thought, I shan’t ever get to record my gaming prowess because I’m just not fancy enough to set up all that technical mumbo jumbo.  Nevertheless, there were times I would defeat a boss with 1 unit of health left or complete a challenge with less than a second to spare, and I would think to myself, I really need to record this kind of stuff and share it with the world.  So many missed moments, where I basked in the glory of a seemingly impossible victory.  With no one to share it with.

And then, not too long ago, Hatm0nster told me about a simple device one could use to record gameplay.  It’s the Avermedia Live Gamer Portable, and after doing quite a bit of research into the thing, I decided to give it a go.  It was about $150 on Amazon, and while I worried I wouldn’t be able to figure it out, I decided now wasn’t the time to chicken out when I had come so close to fulfilling a longtime dream.  Fast forward a few weeks, and I finally understand how this device works, and I want to explain the details for anyone else wishing to try their hand at gameplay recording. Continue reading The Trials of Gameplay Recording