StreamElements is software that helps your Twitch Stream look and act more professional. They provide overlays for your screen, so you can show recent donations, subscribers and cheers as well as chatbots, themes and loyalty programs.
On Thursday, Wizards of the Coast announced a partnership with StreamElements for Magic: The Gathering. It will be known as the Magic: The Gathering Creator Program.
The deal isn’t for groups that stream their D&D games.
Magic streamers need to join the program, which is an application process and once in they’ll start to receive challenges from Wizards of the Coast. Wizards of the Coast believe that these challenges will make it easier for streamers to produce fun and engaging content for their fans.
Here’s what Wizards have to say about them;
“What are these Challenges,” you ask. Well, they can be anything! One might ask you to stream for 4 hours straight. Another might ask you to destroy a specific creature in a particular way, or stream yourself playing in a particular event or getting wins with a deck built in a certain way.
There are two types of challenges that Wizards can issue and the first is why they needed the StreamElements partnership. Automated Challenges are those that the StreamElements software can detect and verify the streamer has done. Manual Challenges are those which the streamer needs to prove to Wizards that they’ve done; chiefly by sending in a video clip of their success.
In the same announcement, Wizards of the Coast also put $1 million on the table in their Greenlight Fund.
Previously, Wizards have offered financial backing to series like Game Knights, Friday Nights and What the Deck. Now the company is looking to invest in significant community content projects.
So, if you have a content idea that can grow your community significantly, then you can use the new Magic: The Gathering Creator Program to pitch your idea to Wizards.
Wizards of the Coast have said they’ll consider investing between $5,000 and $250,000 in projects they like.
More information is available from Wizards of the Coast’s Magic site.
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