Streamer Reckful has reportedly died

Brenda Watkins
July 5, 2020

Tributes are pouring in on social media after the devastating news that popular online gamer Byron Bernstein has died at the age of 31. At the time of writing Reckful's channel on Twitch is playing an old stream that is being watched by tens of thousands of people, with the comments section of the video inundated with tributes to the streamer. Rest in peace, Reckful. His death was confirmed by his girlfriend, who said he committed suicide.

He was also permanently banned from World of Warcraft after sharing his account. One thing I've been petrified of taking place for therefore lengthy occurred.

As reported by PC Gamer, popular WOW streamer Asmongold was actually livestreaming when the news of Bernstein's death broke.

Yiliang "Peter" Peng said on Twitter: "Reckful was someone I looked up to growing up".

"Byron was someone who talked about his struggles to help make from for others to do the same", Twitch wrote in the same statement following Byron's death. "As we process this loss, we have to recognize that the stigma around mental health and treatment often prevents people from seeking and getting the help they need".

Never before has an event organised organically by gamers seen so numerous Mages, Warlocks and Warriors of Azeroth gather together in such numbers.

Byron Bernstein

He was one of Twitch's early stars, attracting attention through his skills and savvy in the MMORPG as well as with his personality.

Many of those kneeling to remember him in Stormwind Cathedral last night will have related to his experience. Remember, his words / tweets affect people, even people. famous.

"The gaming community comes together in the most lovely ways".

Reckful served as a beacon for members of the gaming and streaming community of all walks of life, especially those that struggled with mental health.

Reckful is a name that has become a legend among the gaming community.

If you are anxious about your or someone else's mental health, the best place to get help is your GP or local mental health provider. His ex-girlfriend Blue Madrigal also knows as Blue Goes Mew, shared her grief on Twitter. Anyone that knew him knew how much it scared and affected him. From retail to Classic, people are paying respects to the person that gave them countless hours of joy.

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