MonkeyDKS is creating Minecraft Streams on Mixer
6

patrons

$23
per month

About Me

My name is Dan, and I live a bit north of Boston, MA. I work in a Cable Access TV Studio and I also work with the local high school students teaching TV Production. I am married (no kids) and I drink so much tea, I should have been a Brit.

What do I do?

I am a Minecrafter.  I have been playing since around 2009 and I'm still going!  Although I started by making videos on YouTube, I have recently run out of time to record, edit, upload and tag videos, and for a while I just sort of disappeared.  Then I rediscovered beam.pro (now mixer.com ) and I've been having a blast over there.  It's a smaller community than "that other livestreaming service" and it's not nearly as difficult to manage.  They also have lag-free streams...which means that I can have a conversation with my audience as fast as they can type it!  It's really incredible.  That and a few other neat things over there and I've decided it's time I show everyone what I've been up to these past few months!

The main Minecraft server that I stream from is the Monkey Mines private SMP server that my brother and I started many years ago even before maps were infinite (like late 2009-ish). We have about 5-10 active members, and although most of them don't record or stream, you will see them pop in and out of my videos occasionally!

Having worked with students for so long, I long ago decided that I would keep my channel very family friendly, which I have done and will continue to do for a long time.

I have been branching out recently to other Minecraft servers as well as other games like Fortnite Battle Royale, Rocket League, and Need For Speed! But no matter what other games I play, I always come back to punch some trees!

Why do I stream?

I spent a lot of time watching Minecraft YouTube videos (Etho, Xisuma were my first favorites) but at the time I was still playing in creative because that's how I started and it was what I was used to! But one day I caught up to everyone I watched and I had nothing else to do and decided I would give it a shot. I've been hooked ever since!

My favorite part of streaming is the audience interaction. I LOVE hearing from people who enjoyed my streams (or didn't, with suggestions on how I can improve). I think Patreon is a really neat platform for reaching the people who really enjoy my stuff and can afford to donate something. It gives me the chance to send email updates to you when I'm going live too so you never miss a moment of Monkey Minecraft!

Where does the money go?

You already know that I have a full-time job (which often interferes with my game schedule!) so why do I need money for this? Well right now I am the only Monkey Miner paying for the server each month and I have also increased my internet speeds which is costing me extra. Lastly, I keep upgrading my computer to handle all the things I want to do with it, and it's been feeling like I've been just throwing money into this project without really getting anything back.

Don't get me wrong, I LOVE streaming, and I'm not going to stop until it's not fun anymore, but making at least a little money off it would be really useful!

If you can't afford to donate

Please don't feel bad! Many people can't donate! I do not keep anything from the general public in favor of my patrons. Many of you are too young to donate, some of you just don't have the kind of job that leaves you with extra cash lying around. If you can't afford it, then just keep watching, tweet the stream out, post on the Facebook, and most importantly CHAT!  I'd love to hear from you!
Rewards
🍌 Banana Supporter 🍌
$1 or more per month 2 patrons
Rewards:
  • My eternal gratitude
  • Access to the Patron-Only Discord channel!
Includes Discord rewards
🌴 Banana Tree Supporter 🌴
$5 or more per month 5 patrons
Rewards:
  • My eternal gratitude
  • Access to SGA Craft, the SGA's Group Supporter Server*
  • Access to the Patron-Only Discord channel!
  • Your name and social info (Mixer, Twitch, YouTube, Twitter, etc.) on a Patron Build on SGA Craft!


SGA Craft is for the Mixer stream team: Sacred Gaming Alliance.  Come play Minecraft with MonkeyDKS and all your favorite Family Friendly streamerson Mixer!

*SGA Craft is running on the JAVA PC Minecraft version.  It is not compatible with XBox or the "Better Together" versions of Minecraft.  SGA Craft is available to those pledge this level AND have more than 5 hours of watch time in my channel.  And supporters who do not follow the rules of SGA Craft will be removed regardless of pledges.

Includes Discord rewards
🎈 Jungle Party Supporter 🎈
$10 or more per month 0 patrons
Rewards:
  • My eternal gratitude
  • Access to SGA Craft, the SGA's Group Supporter Server*
  • Access to the Patron-Only Discord channel!
  • Your name and social info (Mixer, Twitch, YouTube, Twitter, etc.) on a Patron Build on SGA Craft!
  • A Monkey Mines server tour hosted by me in Spectator or Adventure mode (your choice). This can be redeemed twice per year per patron!
  • A personal hand-written thank you letter with a 3D Printed MonkeyDKS Avatar from MineToys (Shipped after second month of being a patron) – US ONLY 


 SGA Craft is for the Mixer stream team: Sacred Gaming Alliance.  Come play Minecraft with MonkeyDKS and all your favorite Family Friendly streamerson Mixer! 


 *SGA Craft is running on the JAVA PC Minecraft version.  It is not compatible with XBox or the "Better Together" versions of Minecraft.  SGA Craft is available to those pledge this level AND have more than 5 hours of watch time in my channel.  And supporters who do not follow the rules of SGA Craft will be removed regardless of pledges. 

Includes Discord rewards
Goals
$23 of $30 per month
This would be awesome!  I would actually be MAKING money on my videos instead of spending it!  If I reach this goal I will be getting a permanent green-screen and using it for for my streams so you can better see me spit tea all over my camera when a creeper sneaks up on me!
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About Me

My name is Dan, and I live a bit north of Boston, MA. I work in a Cable Access TV Studio and I also work with the local high school students teaching TV Production. I am married (no kids) and I drink so much tea, I should have been a Brit.

What do I do?

I am a Minecrafter.  I have been playing since around 2009 and I'm still going!  Although I started by making videos on YouTube, I have recently run out of time to record, edit, upload and tag videos, and for a while I just sort of disappeared.  Then I rediscovered beam.pro (now mixer.com ) and I've been having a blast over there.  It's a smaller community than "that other livestreaming service" and it's not nearly as difficult to manage.  They also have lag-free streams...which means that I can have a conversation with my audience as fast as they can type it!  It's really incredible.  That and a few other neat things over there and I've decided it's time I show everyone what I've been up to these past few months!

The main Minecraft server that I stream from is the Monkey Mines private SMP server that my brother and I started many years ago even before maps were infinite (like late 2009-ish). We have about 5-10 active members, and although most of them don't record or stream, you will see them pop in and out of my videos occasionally!

Having worked with students for so long, I long ago decided that I would keep my channel very family friendly, which I have done and will continue to do for a long time.

I have been branching out recently to other Minecraft servers as well as other games like Fortnite Battle Royale, Rocket League, and Need For Speed! But no matter what other games I play, I always come back to punch some trees!

Why do I stream?

I spent a lot of time watching Minecraft YouTube videos (Etho, Xisuma were my first favorites) but at the time I was still playing in creative because that's how I started and it was what I was used to! But one day I caught up to everyone I watched and I had nothing else to do and decided I would give it a shot. I've been hooked ever since!

My favorite part of streaming is the audience interaction. I LOVE hearing from people who enjoyed my streams (or didn't, with suggestions on how I can improve). I think Patreon is a really neat platform for reaching the people who really enjoy my stuff and can afford to donate something. It gives me the chance to send email updates to you when I'm going live too so you never miss a moment of Monkey Minecraft!

Where does the money go?

You already know that I have a full-time job (which often interferes with my game schedule!) so why do I need money for this? Well right now I am the only Monkey Miner paying for the server each month and I have also increased my internet speeds which is costing me extra. Lastly, I keep upgrading my computer to handle all the things I want to do with it, and it's been feeling like I've been just throwing money into this project without really getting anything back.

Don't get me wrong, I LOVE streaming, and I'm not going to stop until it's not fun anymore, but making at least a little money off it would be really useful!

If you can't afford to donate

Please don't feel bad! Many people can't donate! I do not keep anything from the general public in favor of my patrons. Many of you are too young to donate, some of you just don't have the kind of job that leaves you with extra cash lying around. If you can't afford it, then just keep watching, tweet the stream out, post on the Facebook, and most importantly CHAT!  I'd love to hear from you!

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Rewards
🍌 Banana Supporter 🍌
$1 or more per month 2 patrons
Rewards:
  • My eternal gratitude
  • Access to the Patron-Only Discord channel!
Includes Discord rewards
🌴 Banana Tree Supporter 🌴
$5 or more per month 5 patrons
Rewards:
  • My eternal gratitude
  • Access to SGA Craft, the SGA's Group Supporter Server*
  • Access to the Patron-Only Discord channel!
  • Your name and social info (Mixer, Twitch, YouTube, Twitter, etc.) on a Patron Build on SGA Craft!


SGA Craft is for the Mixer stream team: Sacred Gaming Alliance.  Come play Minecraft with MonkeyDKS and all your favorite Family Friendly streamerson Mixer!

*SGA Craft is running on the JAVA PC Minecraft version.  It is not compatible with XBox or the "Better Together" versions of Minecraft.  SGA Craft is available to those pledge this level AND have more than 5 hours of watch time in my channel.  And supporters who do not follow the rules of SGA Craft will be removed regardless of pledges.

Includes Discord rewards
🎈 Jungle Party Supporter 🎈
$10 or more per month 0 patrons
Rewards:
  • My eternal gratitude
  • Access to SGA Craft, the SGA's Group Supporter Server*
  • Access to the Patron-Only Discord channel!
  • Your name and social info (Mixer, Twitch, YouTube, Twitter, etc.) on a Patron Build on SGA Craft!
  • A Monkey Mines server tour hosted by me in Spectator or Adventure mode (your choice). This can be redeemed twice per year per patron!
  • A personal hand-written thank you letter with a 3D Printed MonkeyDKS Avatar from MineToys (Shipped after second month of being a patron) – US ONLY 


 SGA Craft is for the Mixer stream team: Sacred Gaming Alliance.  Come play Minecraft with MonkeyDKS and all your favorite Family Friendly streamerson Mixer! 


 *SGA Craft is running on the JAVA PC Minecraft version.  It is not compatible with XBox or the "Better Together" versions of Minecraft.  SGA Craft is available to those pledge this level AND have more than 5 hours of watch time in my channel.  And supporters who do not follow the rules of SGA Craft will be removed regardless of pledges. 

Includes Discord rewards