Introducing Cheering for Donation Rewards!

I realize that cheering may be quicker than donating for effects in the game and I may have an easier time of noticing it, as such I am updating the option to use bits to affect game play with the equivalent donation option.

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You can find the whole list of Donation Rewards here, but I’ve put them into each Tier of Reward for simplicity.

 

$1 Tier Rewards = 100 Bits

$2 Tier Rewards = 200 Bits

$5 Tier Rewards = 500 Bits

$10 Tier Rewards = 1,000 Bits

$20 Tier Rewards = 2,000 Bits

$40 Tier Rewards = 4,000 Bits

$50 Tier Rewards = 5,000 Bits

Understanding the Bits required for Donation Rewards

For each Bit that you Cheer, the Streamer sees around 1 cent worth of that Revenue. Therefore if you Cheer 100 Bits, I receive $1 USD. All of my Donation Rewards are in CAN, my local currency, which is $0.65 CAD per $1 USD. 

Due to the way that Twitch takes a cut of the Cheer money, and on top of that I get taxed extra for being outside of the US by Twitch (30%), I don’t see all of that Revenue, as opposed to Donations where I see 100% immediately, but since my currency value is so much lower it works out to be nearly the same so I have kept it as such for simplicity sake.

Some advantages to using Bits rather than Donations:

  • Along with receiving your regular Donation Reward, you earn different Badges to stand out in chat that display your support for the show
  • The Badges remain forever so everyone knows that you’re a big supporter for the stream
  • It’s a different and simpler option for Donating to the show

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