Slingshot senior columnist. StarCraft and CS:GO expert who pushes narratives over numbers.

The Charm of FGC casting

If you were to ask me if I wanted an objective cast or a biased cast, I’d choose objective. CS:GO in particular does this well as they can still do hype without having to crutch on any kind of biased commentary to run it. But if a commentator can’t let go of their bias, you

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Be honest in your prediction

With Montecristo confirmed as not a participant at Worlds, I’d like for those remaining analysts to take a page from his book. For reference, I’ve only watched some of the world championships. For various reasons, I always find regional play alone and the league format boring. So this is just in reference to worlds itself.

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Personal story time

I’m usually happy and content. I don’t know how to be otherwise.  There are multiple stories I could tell that about my past that could explain this. But then I remembered I really can’t. All the good ones are of extremely dubious nature. Some of them are stories not about myself, but of others I’ve

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You can learn from other sources

Today it was leaked on PvPLive that Riot was going to introduce crowdfunding with a number of other ways to help LCS. All of this happened because Tryndamere went on reddit to tell teams that they should spend their millions of dollars made from LoL and to put it back into the LoL space. In

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Censoring language doesn’t solve anything

Gamers and the online community have always used questionable terms. Some have been racist, homophobic, xenophobic, etc. I’ve been playing online games for over a decade now and while some certainly are some or all of those things, I don’t think it’s any more than the normal populace of people. It’s just how this specific

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Two sides of the same coin

Someone once asked me how I could write great pieces that uplift and glorify a player’s career in one hand and then smack talk him in the other. I was never sure how to answer that, but as I’ve read and consumed more media, I’ve come up with an answer. Other writers or content creators

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