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    Streamer Dies during a 24-Hour Charity Streaming
    By Vedran Ostojic on Feb 24, 2017

    Horrific news have struck down the gaming industry: A Twitch World of Tanks streamer has died during 24-hours streaming that he organized as a charity event to collect donations for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Brian “Poshybrid” Vigneault is said to have died from the unknown causes as police officials have announced. Brian Vigneault was 35 years old, a father of three. According to the watchers on his stream, Vigneault was streaming for 22 hours, during which he took a cigarette break from which he never returned. 

    Local police is still unable to confirm officially what the causes of death were, but it's important to add that no connection was found to his streaming. Brian Vigneault was a devoted streamer with a big following and many friends in the gaming industry that are mourning his death currently. Even though to some people streaming and playing video games might seem harmless, some streamers and professional video players have said that streaming is creating more and more pressure that it is taking its toll on their health.

    Vigneault was a well-liked member of the gaming community and since his death his Twitch streaming channel has been converted into a memorial channel that pays respects to his family and all the gaming community. His death caused many members of the gaming and the streaming community to come out in public with their messages of condolences including the Wargaming.net a company behind the World of Tanks video game.





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