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Real Name

Jaybonaut is a Twitch streamer. He is also a script writer, voice actor, footage capturer, editor, etc. for Curse.

Twitch channel


Like nearly everyone, and in order to sound like a broken record, I've been a gamer all of my life. My first memory of enjoying a video game was with Pacman. I've been around long enough to have seen it all in this industry.

Gaming/YouTube/Twitch is a great way for me to stay active and busy while at the same time staying off my feet due to a disability.

I like a wide variety of games - however I do not claim to be good at them. I enjoy RTS even though I am terrible at the genre. I am a big fan of the fighting game genre but I am only mediocre - in fact, the fighting game genre is probably in my top 2 favorite genres. I've just 'rediscovered' pinball on Pinball Arcade and Pinball FX2 - pinball was everywhere when I was younger but I NEVER understood how complex they were, or that they have levels, rules, and goals.

I am mostly known on YouTube for my Planetside 2 and City of Heroes content. My most famous series is "Be Less Derp @ Planetside 2©" which I may expand into other games. I also really enjoy Diablo 3 and many other titles - I think Team Fortress 2 is still one of the best FPS games that has ever been created.

To answer the question, I was always more of an Unreal Tournament guy than a Quake 3/Arena guy.

I've been told I am well known by SOE/Daybreak Game's Planetside 2 development and community management team. I've been privileged enough to be on their official stream shows a couple times, where I've spoken to the players with "Wrel" (who I've also helped with on video creation tips and game discussions.)

I am very grateful for the fans and any contributions and relationships related to them. You all rock. My wife has stopped me and has told me how proud she is when I get fans requesting that I stream or create content, or subscribe, or get donations. I think this is the first and only thing I've done where she has said anything like that.

In gradeschool, I think 5th and 6th grade was when I started doing video recording and learning about editing. This was during video infancy, with VHS-C camcorders, the VHS/Betamax war, and so on. My family didn't have money for such things but I had a very good friend who did. We learned how things worked - we wanted very much in high school to get our hands on the Amiga NewTek Video Toaster. I've been messing with video for a very, very long time. It is so much easier today, it's almost laughable (and hella cheap in comparison.) I remember buying my first editing VCR in college, complete with a jog/shuttle control on it and the remote, for a whopping $400 (back when I actually had money from working.)

I do have a top 10 list of games, and among the top two I have to list Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, and Super Metroid. The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past is also right up there at number 3.

Was a HUGE fan of City of Heroes and I played that for nearly all 8 1/2 years it was running. Mechanically I found it superior to WoW, Champions Online, and DCUO.

Streaming schedule

All times are Eastern (EST).


Gaming PC built January 2017

Intel 7th Gen Intel Core Desktop Processor i7-7700K

16 GB G.Skill TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz 16-16-16-36

Gigabyte Nvidia GTX 1080 G1 Gaming Edition

Asus ROG Maximus IX Hero z270 Motherboard

Sound Blaster Z PCIe Sound Card

Arctic Liquid Freezer 120 CPU Cooler

Cooler Master HAF 912 Case - front USB 3.0 port edition

Corsair RM750x 750 watt Gold Cert PSU

500 GB Samsung 850 EVO SSD

250 GB Samsung 830 EVO SSD

WD Black 5 TB 128MB Cache 7200 RPM HD (games)

Seagate Pro 4 TB 128MB Cache 7200 RPM HD (game footage)

WD 4 TB External USB 3.0 My Passport HD (backup)

WD 2 TB External USB 3.0 My Passport HD

LG WH16NS40 16x Super Multi Blu-ray Disc Writer

Hootoo 9 port USB 3.0 Hub

ViewSonic XG2701 144Hz 1ms 27" Monitor 1080p

Asus VN279Q 27" Monitor 1080p

Logitech G900 Mouse

Corsair K70 LUX Cherry MX Blue RGB Keyboard

Plex Transoding PC built 8/6/18

  • Cooling: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X using Wraith Spire cooler (3.6-4.2 GHz)
  • RAM: 16 GB Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000MHz
  • Motherboard: ASUS ROG Strix X470-I AM4 mini-ITX
  • GPU: Gigabyte Geforce GTX 1050 2GB
  • Power supply: Thermaltake Toughpower SFX 600W 80+ Gold Modular
  • Case: Cooler Master Elite 130 mini-ITX
  • OS drive: XPG ADATA SX8200 NVMe M.2 2280 480 GB
  • Media drive: Seagate Barracuda Pro 8TB 256MB Cache

Chat commands

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