Nightbot Gavel

How to setup nightbot

This guide will be more catered to tournament organizers but some most of it is still generic enough and applicable enough to other streamers as well potentially. As a tournament organizer, one of your best tools at your disposal during the event is chat moderation. Having an automatic setup is absolutely key in having a good chat experience for those in your channel. If you haven’t already, check out some best practices on what to plan for in an esports event, marketing your esports event and dealing with esports publishers. Bonus, if you’re feeling extra paranoid check out my article

Why do players wear two headsets in esports?

Why do esports players wear two headsets?

If you’ve seen an esports event, chances are you’ve seen esports players wear two headsets or event three. The reason for this is for preventing cheating at your esports event. How does this prevent cheating? The inner earbuds are for in game audio so the player can hear their game and teammates. Ie, Dota 2 audio, etc. The outer headsets (depending on setup) feed whitenoise OVER their in game audio so they cannot hear the casters, fans etc. An alternative is a completely sound proof headset without white noise and white noise coming in from their own in ears. A

Tournament integrity

10 ways to prevent cheating in your esports tournament

When I started planning esports tournaments almost 10 years ago, I didn’t have much of a clue into a lot of things. It’s one thing to budget out a tournament but it’s another thing entirely to plan for rules and the esports tournament itself! Competitive integrity and rulesets were definitely one of them. I assumed that everyone who wanted to be there was going to play clean and play hard. Back then the tournaments I was hosting were for around $100. The highest tournament i’ve held was for 1000x that at $100,000. The rigor and what’s needed at those levels