From an early age, Twitcher Nick Kolcheff has always had a soft spot for gaming. He spent his teen years enthralled in countless games of Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory and Gears of War. After he finished high school, parental pressure forced the young adult to enter a community college and find ways to play video games during his spare time.
A helpful tip from a friend, Nick, better known as Nickmercs, began streaming his gaming sessions to earn subscribers and donations. After seeing a steady rise in supporters, the Michigan native placed all his attention on content creation.A friend suggested @NICKMERCS stream his gaming sessions. Today, he has 6.2M subscribers on @Twitch. #gaming #contententrepreneur #creatoreconomy Click To Tweet
Why we’re a Stan: Twitcher Nick realized his passion for gaming could become content that an audience would pay to watch.