Simple CasparCG media playout with Ross Dashboard

Just got started learning Ross Dashboard and of course, I had to ask: can it control CasparCG? And the short answer is: yes it can through TCP messaging. But! I would never recommend using Dashboard solely to make a CasparCG Client. The regular client and many custom solutions are, in my opinion, way better in…

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Replays: some software solutions

You see them in almost all regular sports broadcasts. The slow-motion movement of that incredible goal that someone makes and because esports mimics, for better or worse, aspects of regular sports broadcast you will see them also popping up there. The first time I ever was involved with replays we did it the hacky way…

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The new DreamHack Open Virtual Arena

Some months ago when I was staying in Stockholm for 2 months working on several productions in the DreamHack Monster Energy Studio I spend some time working with Unreal Engine to make the first Virtual Arena. First used at DreamHack Showdown, an all-women CSGO tournament, and after that also at DreamHack Open. Previously I had…

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Make your own Pick & Ban for League of Legends

You have probably seen them popping up at different tournaments. A lowerthird/custom Pick & Ban for League of Legends that gives just that little bit more to a broadcast and grants you space to do more during the sometimes lenghty phase of the game. The best one I came accross so far is the lol-pick-ban-ui…

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Getting started making your own overlay for Rocket League esports tournament

While diving into the Rocket League scene one hot topic is creating your own HUD for tournaments. The easiest way at this moment of doing that is the SOS-plugin. An extension for the popular BakkesMod that gives the ability to get live data from the game and translate that to a HTML page with the…

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The best CasparCG resources

This will be a post that will be updated when I find or make some new recourses for using CasparCG within a broadcast. Leave a comment if you think there is a recourse missing or if one needs updating. Most of the recourses I still use on a regular basis. Download linksLatest CasparCG Server Release…

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