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Blind Twitch streamer gets his first Overwatch Play of the Game

Published: 17/Sep/2019 16:18

by Michael Gwilliam

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Despite being completely blind, with some help from his viewers, Twitch streamer BlindlyPlaying was able to dominate Overwatch.

Technology has allowed more and more people with disabilities to play and stream video games. While some people are only able to use one hand to play or are hearing impaired, being blind can be one of the most difficult factors to overcome.

BlindlyPlaying’s primary game of choice is World of Warcraft because he started playing it back when he had some vision left (about 20/400), but stopped when Cataclysm was released. After going fully blind, however, he tried figuring out if he could still play and hopped back on during the Battle for Azeroth expansion. Since then he actually wrote a full guide on how to play World of Warcraft while blind. 

Blizzard EntertainmentBlindlyPlaying picked up four ‘play of the games’ with Torbjorn.

But Warcraft isn’t the only game BlindlyPlaying partakes in. With the help of his chat, the blind warrior can even play first person shooters like Overwatch.

According to the streamer’s Twitch info, his chat is read to him by a screen reader on a separate laptop. So they will help out by feeding him instructions like “go left” or “aim down”. 

While playing as the hero Torbjorn, who has an auto-aim turret ability, the blind streamer marched into battle on the map Hanamura.

Despite not really playing very much Overwatch, BlindlyPlaying was able to use his turret and Molten Core ultimate to pick up four kills on the defense leading to a play of the game highlight.

It didn’t stop there. The Twitch entertainer was able to nab play of the game four times in a row, with each looking crazier than the next. While his aim was certainly off, the turret’s wasn’t, resulting in some rather amusing highlight reel performances against the easy-level bots.

BlindlyPlaying is far from the first disabled streamer to gain a following on Twitch. Perhaps most notably, FaZe Clan’s 13-year-old Fortnite sensation Soleil ‘EwOk’ Wheeler has amassed over 250,000 followers on the platform despite being deaf. 

Others such as Rocky ‘RockyNoHands’ Stoutenburgh is able to dominate PUBG lobbies while playing with his mouth after suffering a spinal injury when he was 19. Additionally, Street Fighter player BrolyLegs uses his mouth as a controller too and still places well at tournaments

It just goes to show that no matter who you are, you can have success in this industry. 

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Logan Paul’s custom car collection has to be seen to be believed

Published: 23/Oct/2020 12:35

by Kieran Bicknell

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Logan Paul has risen to fame as one of the most prominent YouTubers and online personalities of the 21st Century. His success brings financial rewards, and his growing exotic car collection reflects this. 

YouTuber and online personality Logan Paul is no stranger to the spotlight. Along with his brother Jake Paul, he is now one of the best-known content creators on the planet.

While not all of his news features are for the right reason, his success is undeniable with 22 million + followers. His car collection reflects this, and contains some very unusual and unique vehicles.

 

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IT’S FINISHED!!! Three months of customization and “The Cool Bus” is finally complete 😈 We turned a regular, boring school bus into the most ridiculously obnoxious and savage content machine in the United States. It’s not a head turner – it’s a god damn neck breaker… AND IT BANGS, @WestCoastCustoms y’all killed it 🔥🔥🔥 FEATURES: Smart glass (automatic window tint), 30 interior speakers, electric winch, color changing LED lights, toilet, microwave, kitchen, hammock on the inside, 50 inch flatscreen with Apple TV & wifi, two @Lovesac beanbags, air conditioning, an intercom system and a bunch of other dope stuff 😂🙌🏼 (p.s. swipe over and check out the tires, always plug, Merch link in bio YEET)

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Logan Paul’s car collection

One of the best-known vehicles in Logan’s collection is his Mercedes G-Class G500 4×4 squared. While that may be a mouthful of a name, it is an undeniably impressive bit of kit.

Despite being dramatically styled from the factory, Logan took his 4×4 squared one step further and sent it to RDB LA for a number of personal customizations. Dubbed ‘The Yeti’ once completed, the imposing jeep was fitted with a massive snowplow – the first in the world to receive such treatment.

Alongside his ‘Yeti’ Logan also has another standout custom vehicle – the ‘Cool Bus’. A fully customized and kitted-out ex-school bus, this isn’t a regular vehicle for Logan but is instead used a way of promoting his merch.

Featuring a custom teal blue wrap, pumped-up sound system, heavy-duty front winch, and custom exhaust system, the Cool Bus is a serious piece of marketing kit.

Logan Paul Polaris Slingshot
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His Polaris slingshot is one of his less practical vehicles.

Logan Paul exotic cars

While Logan isn’t one to splash out on expensive supercars in the same way his brother Jake does, he still has some interesting performance cars.

His Dodge Challenger is a V8-engined American ‘muscle car’ that is designed for all-out straight-line speed. While not extensively customized in the way his ‘Cool Bus’ is, Logan appears to wrap it to match his latest merch line designs and uses it as another way of promoting his range.

As well as the Challenger, which was given away to one lucky subscriber earlier this year, Logan also has a Polaris Slingshot for a ‘fun’ car. Purchased as a gift to himself on his birthday, it is likely to just be used as a casual car for fun rather than any serious motoring.

While he may not have the biggest collection in the world, Logan has more unique ways of showing his wealth, such as spending $200k on Pokemon cards. Either way, it is still a very unique collection of vehicles for the YouTube star.