Guides & Write-ups

Modding Your Game Server – A Guide

Modding

To Mod or Not To Mod? Modding your game server can be a painful process, but it doesn’t have to be. Our servers are typically setup in what is referred to as a “Vanilla” state.  This means there is a basic configuration in place to get you playing.  There are no mods/plugins installed. At TRUgaming,... [Read More]

I Ordered a Server – Now What?

I Ordered a Server

I ordered a server…   Depending on the game you ordered, it may take several minutes to setup.  Creating your account is quick and simple, but setting up a server may take a little longer, as there are files that need to be copied and permissions that need to be setup. Games like ARK and... [Read More]

How to Broadcast on Twitch

How to Broadcast on Twitch

Nowadays, video games are not meant to be played – or viewed – alone. And with applications like Twitch, it’s easier than ever to share your experiences with friends via a few simple clicks.

How Do Streamers Make Money?

How Do Streamers Make Money on Twitch

How Do Streamers Make Money? Thanks to superfans and popular streaming services like Twitch, streamers can actually make a living off of playing video games (everyone’s dream job, right?) It’s not quite as simple as “just playing games” – most of these streamers go for 8 hours or more at a time, and are constantly... [Read More]

From the Desk of TRU_IT_GUY: Contacting Support

contacting support

The steps for contacting any Help Desk are fairly universal, whether it be about your favorite TRUgaming game server or calling the operating system provider about your PC or a an application you have installed.  Yet the inevitable.. “it’s broke, fix it!!!” is issued… regardless of why or who broke it! Contacting Support Via Phone:... [Read More]

How To Stream To Twitch From A Phone

How To Stream To Twitch From A Phone Learning how to stream to Twitch from a phone used to be a somewhat confusing process. That is, until Twitch made things a LOT simpler. Now, conveniently, the Twitch app itself allows you to stream to your channel directly from your phone’s camera. The times of using... [Read More]

Twitch Thursdays – HOSTING on Twitch

Twitch Hosts

Hosting is one the most powerful ways to see growth on Twitch Chances are, you know of at least one streamer who has been lucky enough to get a huge host. Twitch hosts are exciting! They can bring tons of new eyes to your stream, and help to jump-start a stream towards success. However, while getting hosts... [Read More]

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