In most cases, it's usually @proudtreecko doing these streamer spotlights. However, since he's a permanent guest blogger here (and a good friend of mine) at #themodernistson, I felt he deserved his own. I have known "treecko" since 2009, but we weren't really close until 2017. You see, treecko and I reconnected through Facebook. Isn't that the beauty of modern social media? As long as both people have it, you can reconnect with whomever you like. Now, let's highlight the work of proudtreecko.
Spotlight on treecko:
Prior to his recent success on the streaming platform #twitch, treecko was an occasional streamer on YouTube. When WWE 2K18 was announced during the summer of 2017, treecko invited me to join his #watchparty while he streamed WWE 2K17. For those who are somewhat unfamiliar with this series, I'm referring to WWE-branded video games which have existed predominantly since the late 1990s and early 2000s. Keep in mind, I'm referring to the main series that has existed since 2000.
Image Credit: (c) WWE, and (c) WWE 2K20
How we became closer:
I know he won't have a problem with my mentioning this, but I will still spare the details. In 2019, both myself and treecko were injured so it meant more time spent at home. Since we both had problems sleeping, we would talk on Facebook while playing WWE 2K19 and sharing the storylines we created, our booking of matches, and more. Funny enough, he had this weekly trope of Kairi Sane throwing people off a huge truck in the backstage area. It was hilarious.
It was something I looked forward to, and we had a lot of fun playing the game. Not surprisingly, both of us pre-ordered WWE 2K20 later that year, and were the first two people in line during the early release of the game at our local EB Games. My friend treecko and I became closer in 2017 because of professional wrestling events, but I'm proud to say he has become my brother through our shared experiences with wrestling in 2019.
I'm really happy for this guy:
*warning: this channel contains mature language, and might include violent video games*
Since treecko is a good friend of mine, I just want to say I'm very proud of him and I'm happy for his success. He's one of the smartest people I know, and he deserves every amount of success he gets. I must confess, I don't always get the extra time to watch his streaming episodes, but I have become interested in the Persona franchise because of his channel. From watching his videos, it's clear Persona is one of those games you could play for hours and not even realize it's been so long. Based on our conversations, and watching him stream, it's clear to me treecko has a lot of passion for the aforementioned franchise. Treecko has been streaming since the fall of 2020, and I'm happy he's doing something he's so passionate about. He's a great guy, and he deserves all of his success. Do yourself a favour, go check out his channel! (link above)
The Modernist Son, 2020-