What makes a minecraft lets play entertaining to youtubers?

#1 Edited by bandan11 (1 posts) -

I am quite curious because I am thinking of starting a minecraft lets play series.

#2 Edited by Ravenlight (8011 posts) -

Kids love that shit. Toss out references to Naruto and crap and they'll eat it up.

#3 Posted by RandomHero666 (3185 posts) -

A personality I guess, think up some good topics to talk about before you start recording.
There's way too many minecraft youtubers out there to get away with just playing, maybe play with some cool mods.

Alternatively, go full retard like Tobuscus/pewdypie and hope to get people who watch MLP to latch on

#4 Posted by SexyToad (2722 posts) -

Hmm, well being funny is usually helpful.

#5 Posted by Nonused (222 posts) -

Boob thumbnails.

#6 Posted by ShadowConqueror (3110 posts) -

Everything about the Achievement Hunters' let's play is amazing. Take cues from that.

#7 Edited by Tarsier (1078 posts) -
#8 Posted by Xymox (2128 posts) -

I always liked the faux-roleplay of the Shadow of Israphel series.

#9 Posted by TobbRobb (4881 posts) -

Setting up a narrative for what you are doing and why, and just be a likable person in general. Like, there is no fun in watching any old fool just mining rock and building another house on the beach. But if you set up a story/purpose for what you are doing and keep the action fairly well paced "through the magic of editing" then there is totally room for some interest.

#10 Edited by CaLe (4072 posts) -

Lots of surprises and jolly cooperation. Anthropomorphizing doesn't hurt either.

#12 Posted by theguy (797 posts) -

Play multiplayer with people you have good chemistry with. Avoid private jokes that make sense to you and your friends but not viewers. Actually have fun, its really boring and frustrating to watch someone continue playing while they're bored and frustrated. Feel free to cheat if it's in service of fun and a more entertaining video. That was mostly what not to do but I hope it helps.

#13 Posted by charlie_victor_bravo (1054 posts) -


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#15 Posted by 49th (2897 posts) -

Nothing, it's so boring and overdone now I don't even enjoy playing that game.

#16 Posted by 49th (2897 posts) -

Nothing, it's so boring and overdone now I don't even enjoy playing that game.

#17 Posted by falserelic (5407 posts) -

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#18 Posted by Fattony12000 (7632 posts) -

World first.

#19 Edited by Dubstepislands (7 posts) -

Minecraft Lets play are favored by all ages. One observation i made was multiple people playing a lets play together is favored over solo letsplay, do to the fact that they are generally more fun.

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