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Welcome to IRL


What is “irl”?

IRL’ is any live (or once live) content that is not video games.

Historically, the term comes from the removed category/game “IRL“ in Twitch’s directory. Spiritually, IRL lives on as “Just Chatting“, and still to this day is the community’s bucket for all non-gaming content discovery.

Watching irl

If you haven’t yet, register to Twitch and setup notifications on your mobile device and/or web browser.

Discovering Streamers

Most discovery comes from reddit’s r/livestreamfail. It’s become the bucket for recent top clips of live streams and

Growing as a streamer

Twitch is a great place for live content, but it’s terrible at helping you grow. If you have a following on youtube or other platforms, try and educate them on signing up to Twitch and getting notifications so they can watch and interact with you in chat.