Dating site for young gamers
But alongside the ample financial opportunities, the negative risks and online abuse in the gaming industry clearly cannot be ignored.
The announcement I made at my birthday party three months ago was certainly unusual.
Back then, I was the least likely contender to turn teetotal.
Another gamer, Chelsea, known as XMINKS in the gaming world, earns a six-figure salary from her live-streams.
From the comfort of their homes, the girls are able to make fortunes.
'This is a very unique opportunity that we have that people before us did not necessarily have,' Kathleen says.
I never questioned my consumption, as among my friends it was the norm and dates always complained I was ‘dull’ if I didn’t drink.
My parents occasionally gasped at me going out again, but I attributed that to generational differences.