I was born on 1959, but age has not posed any kind of problem to Anabel villa, alias The Vengeful Grandmother, to stream 6 hours a day in su canal de Twitch a League of Legends, one of his favorite video games. The newspaper El Pas recently picked up the curious story this gamer that, to their 62 to, has been doing live on Twitch since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, when the crisis forced her to close her manicure business and pursue one of her greatest passions in life.
Anabel villa, madrilea born and fond of video games since she was young, she broadcasts on the Twitch live platform from almost two years ago. He does this for about 6 hours every day, from Monday to Friday. Its star game is League of Legends, the MOBA from Riot Games that brings together millions of players around the planet. Anabel currently has about 180 subscribers on his channel, a modest figure, but in continuous growth. His effort has led him to earn about 300 euros every month. “My dream would be to be able to live on it, that in addition to helping me psychologically it helps me financially”, has commented Anabel.
My dream would be to be able to make a living from it, that in addition to helping me psychologically it helps me financially.
It all started when the coronavirus pandemic became strong all over the planet. Anabel was a businesswoman, she had a manicure business, but COVID forced it to close. “I was already playing, but I started with this streaming thing just in March 2020, a few days before the lockdown began”. According to account, thanks to LoL I managed not to fall apart. Interestingly, that was not the first time the video game saved his life.
Nine years ago Anabel got divorced and was depressed. Fortunately his eldest son taught him League of Legends. Since then she has enjoyed games in Summoner’s Rift like no one else. His nick, The Vengeful Grandmother, wryly comments that she wore it “After I got trolled in a game. Then I changed my nickname, deleted all my contacts and I swore revenge on all the rat children“.
Anabel doesn’t really want revenge on anyone, just to enjoy of video games and have fun. Something that shows in his live shows right away. She says that, in addition, has not felt discriminated against by the LoL community in these years, neither by their gender nor by their age. “What matters to the players is that you are good, they don’t care if you are a boy or a girl”. Yes, recognize not having met many people his age with which to share some games. The majority of League players are between the ages of 16 and 25 and are male.
What matters to the players is that you are good, they do not care if you are a boy or a girl.
Despite this, the illusion of this Vengeful Grandmother does not decline. Meanwhile, we can continue to see her in her streams, something that “It’s helping me as a person to be more open, to have less shame. And to have fun, which in the end is what it’s all about.”.
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