Why Twitch Loves This Animation of a More Gentle Pepe

If you don't spend time watching them, it's hard to understand Twitch streamers and the relationship they have to their fans. It's one marked by both the closeness and accessibility one has to their favorite streamer, but also the distance the one sided relationship creates. Animator HeydoubleU created two short animations that explore the pleasure and pain of that experience. Since they've gone viral, thanks to big name streamers posting their reactions to HeydoubleU animations, he's also experiencing it from the other side.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/m7jz9y/why-twitch-loves-this-animation-of-a-more-gentle-pepe