We want to do more with the content we stream to our Twitch and Mixer channels going forward.
At the moment we’re using these channels to showcase upcoming game content for Conan Exiles, AoC and SWL, celebrate cool stuff made by the community, and sometimes play a game or two with members of community, but we also wanted to know if there was anything you felt was missing in terms of streaming content?
Do you want to see more of our own games? Do you want more chill streams where we play whatever we feel like and interact with chat? More focus on community creators, streamers and mod creators? More playdate streams where we play games with the community? Something we haven’t thought of that sounds like a fun idea for a stream?
We appreciate whatever feedback you can give us, not just about the Conan Exiles streams but about streaming content you’d like to see from Funcom in general.
I would think they might clash with your beautiful body art!
Personally I would like to see more hand-to-hand combat, more siege warfare with bombing by Aleksander (like at pre-launch lol) and it would be great for you to descend on an Official Server and cause some trouble.
1 - Join random official servers, and scour the land to see what people have built. Maybe even reward them something for the time they spent making cool things in the world (if possible).
2- Promoting, and showcasing mods. Can boost the modding community to make more varied content, and also maybe giving you some new ideas on things to implement in the game.
3 - Theme events with the community and/or staff members. Maybe a building contest, or who finishes x dungeon first.
4 - Random story telling of things you encountered in the company games. Can be your own, or from other players.
5 - More Q/A focused streams. Helps the community by informing them of the current state of the game they’re playing, and also helps you identify new possible things that have not been listed on the forums.
Hope they are of any help
I always watch your streams, albeit when it’s ended (From europe I’m not sure the exact time you start streaming, and sometimes I’m busy doing other things).
I would like to see Streams contain multiple segments (short portions) so that its not ‘all or nothing’ for a stream.
Maybe 5-10 minutes of upcoming content (“sneak peek”).
Maybe 5-10 minutes of “Fanworks” (showcasing some base building, construction technique, armor combinations, or a mod or two that enhances the CE experience).
Maybe 5-10 minutes on current bug fixes: what issue is being addressed, how is it messing up the game, and how is it being fixed. Something like, a short interview, (maybe pre-recorded) like 5-10 minutes, with a representative that is helping move the game towards the polish we all desire Conan Exiles to have (give the community a chance to see what’s going on behind the scenes).
And maybe 5-10 minutes of the top voted on questions the community has (like a monthly poll in the forums - Questions for the Month) about CE. (And with you all having ‘veto’ rights on those submitted questions so that upcoming content doesn’t get announced too early or redundant questions get put together or even ignoring ‘inappropriate’ questions). By doing a question poll each month, it also encourages community involvement in the development and interaction between players and developers.
The above “times” (‘5-10 minutes’) are arbitrary divisions to help get an idea of what I mean. Of course, different segments may require tweaking for time frames depending on the content. But that’s the basic idea.
I would like to see your development process, possibly during working hours, maybe show us how you handle bug reports and how you handle bug fixing.
Just anything that revolves around Conan and not playing fortnite. tnx
It’s just a shame you can’t spark a doobie on there. Not that I do anything of the sort. No, I say just be yourself. That is what makes those vids. I am not the general population though. I am just one. But I do have dragonbone weapons so even alone I can kick some ksjd!!! And I have hops. So drink away my friend.
I don’t want to see people, but I have to because I don’t live in this world alone. j/k… Ok maybe not. But anyway, “antidote of one” feat lets you drink till your hearts content I think. Usually works for me. Never poisoned but I get tons of buffs depending on the concoction.
I would rather the stream be dedicated to Conan Exiles. No offence, nothing against the other games. I am just here for Conan Exiles myself. That is just how I feel. Will I continue watching if you do? Probably. I might fast forward the youtube video after the recording posts and only watch what I came to see but yeah. I wouldn’t mind seeing more mods and interviews with modders. That would be cool. But this is your baby. Raise it the way you see fit. And thank you for considering our thoughts on the matter.
In your Newsletter you asked what you could do to improve your streaming content.
About Conan Exile, you should focus on pratical things rather than trying to have a seductive speech (which is accompanied by the useless presence of your social media specialist who only serves to hide your technical gaps by masking them under a nice speech). Its only presence is in line with the false excuses to which you have accustomed us like: “We have in the past been too quick to fix bugs, now we will patch only once every 1.5 months it is more reasonable!” You can feel the fake in advance and… All this looks so artificial that is running out of breath and, above all, is so visible.
I think you would have more positive feedbacks, if you communicate on your pratical progress in fixing all the bugs known since the early access version (recipes impossible to carft because the item is not implemented, disappearances and objects depop , problems of bearing capacity of buildings, bad settings of the ruins system etc…) and which are still present because the released version of the game is always the same as in the early access phase one…
Focus on the lore and narrative content that is sorely lacking! With a universe as rich as this one, it is a pity to be faced with something so empty in terms of story ! Finish correctly the areas already in the game rather than adding new half-finished areas (for example the volcano whose hit boxes were surreal when it opened…). Think and design your dungeons properly rather than turning them into vulgar mob bashing mazes without interest, without story, without reality… Communicate on your pratical corrections because for the moment, these streams are nothing more than smoke and mirrors, empty advertising, like a pasteboard set from old cowboy movies.
Yet this game has such fabulous potential and you have so good ideas. Please finish what you started before you start doing big jobs!
It’s not just about attracting new players, but also about keeping the already acquired community that is running away (and that is ready to buy your dlcs if it doesn’t feel like a bunch of idiots…). The community who support you from the begining is fleeing not for lack of novelty but for lack of corrections and after seeing that you have launched a game that is not finished!
The “social media” speech does not forever compensate for the real shortcomings.
Hello and thankyou for asking.
More Oscar, please! Oscar knows so well what he is talking about and can explain all the technical reasons why some request is or is not possible. He does not sugar-coat his replies or say “maybe” when he knows damn well the answer is no.
You guys have a great game and I’ll be playing it whether some creative idea may or may not be implemented, I’d rather know the truth than be given false hope.