So for a while now I’ve been dabbling with streaming purely from a technical / production standpoint. I’ve been looking at a few different challenges including having a workable Sound FX board option. Now to make a sound board “Streamable” you could simply run one on your local machine which OBS Studio (https://obsproject.com/) will easily pick up. I personally wanted to re-purpose my aging Surface RT tablet to have an external touch enabled sound board instead of an app running on my main machine. Software wise there are likely tons of options, the first search in the windows store that worked with windows 8.x->10 include ARM (RT) was Media Soundboard (https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/p/media-soundboard/9wzdncrdl7g2) for $3. I felt a small investment was worth it. You could duplicate this effort with any phone/tablet/computer that has an aux out. Adding an audio input in OBS and selecting the aux input for the soundcard was simple and doesn’t need explanation here, the downside to just using OBS to do so means you must set windows to always play that input back to you.
I however would prefer to have the audio play through teamspeak (which regular desktop audio doesn’t do, thankfully). While I do stream most of the time I just play with my friends on teamspeak, and this soundboard was mostly to annoy, er, engage with them. This is a little more tricky, so lets get started!