Barely Infected

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Hello everyone! My name is René and I am the guy behind the YouTube Channel Barely Infected. In March 2013 I started to create videos about the experiences I had in my favorite game DayZ and four years later I am still at it! I always approach DayZ as a survival simulator and I try to immersive myself into a Post-Apocalyptic world as a survivor. There are a lot of threats out there. Regularly I need to defend myself against other survivors, zombies and the environment. Even though DayZ is a harsh game, I always try to interact with other survivors and going on adventures with them. My videos often start with me spawning and tell the story of a complete life until the bitter end.

Besides making videos I occasionally livestream on YouTube. I also try to host community-events. Some of you might be familiar with the DayZ Meeting Game and right now I am launching the DayZ Village where the DayZ community can bound together together, build and protect a village. From time to time I make music that I feature in some of my videos. You can listen to them on Soundcloud at

I never intended to start a YouTube Channel but ever since I started, I love doing it. I spend a lot of time creating content. I really enjoy the creative process and I try my hardest to figure out how I can tell the stories as compelling as I can for all of you. I do all of this in my spare time (evenings and weekends), because I have a full-time day job in IT.

Fact is that I have put way more money in my Channel than I make out of it. As some of you might know, the ads on YouTube don't generate a lot of money. I really don't want to increase the amount of ads that run on my Channel.

Now that the channel has 10,000 subscribers, I decided to set up this Patreon so you guys can support my creativity and give me additional support if you want to. Many of you are already supporting some of your favorite creators on Twitch via a subscription and I want to also set this up via Patreon.

I know Patreon uses rewards and goals but I like to keep it simple and not have specific rewards and donation tiers at the moment. If you donate 5 dollars a Month your name will be listed at the end of my videos. :)

Some of my future goals:
  • Keep producing regular quality content
  • Livestream more often
  • Monthly events
  • Host a DayZ community server
  • Reduce my workweek to spend more time on my Channel
  • Stop working all together! :P

I will greatly appreciate it and thank you so much for your support!
-- René, a friendly dude
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