The Tragedy of Darth Krepo the Wise

Last year I gave some advice to League of Legends analysts to avoid playing up to the crowd as then a viewer would have to second guess everything else you said from there on. While that still applies, I feel it’ll be less prevalent for the Western cast as they are in China. So instead […]

October 3, 2017

You’re not supposed to be able to watch all the games

The LCS circuit as a whole has always tried to model itself after sports. In which case, I don’t see why the league needed to switch back from bo3 to bo1. Even the most hardcore sports fan is not going to watch every game of the regular season or every match in a tournament. The […]

October 3, 2017
Boltz is the heart and sole of Immortals' CS:GO team

Fortitude: A Boltz story

When looking at the Immortals Counter-Strike roster all the way back to when that core group of Brazilian players were Games Academy, one can tell they’ve always had talented stars.

October 3, 2017

On the Tyler1 debacle

There was a Tyler1 vs. Riot Games situation that went down Sunday, in which a Riot employee said “honestly.. its fine he’ll die from a coke overdose or testicular cancer from all the steroids.”

October 2, 2017

Speaking of toxicity and League

I don’t go out of my way to call people out, but if you’re going to make a grandstand and then do something shitty, I’ll say so.

October 2, 2017

On the EU LCS Financial Crisis

Following this entire EU LCS debacle has been strange as Reddit’s collective opinion about the entire problem has been weird

September 29, 2017
Team Liquid, Astralis and SK Gaming will rematch at Group D of the ELEAGUE CS:GO Premier

ELEAGUE Group D, the rematch in Atlanta: Team Liquid will now feel the pressure of being chased

At ESL One New York, Team Liquid pulled off the unimaginable in defeating Astralis and SK Gaming during a run to the finals.

September 29, 2017
Leenock retired earlier this month

Alma Mater: a Leenock Retrospective

Lee “Leenock” Dong-Nyoung announced his retirement Sept. 14 following the GSL Super Tournament. It was to be his last StarCraft 2 run before entering military service, one last hurrah before it all came to an end.

September 28, 2017

The theme of Super Mario World

An article about Super Mario World came up in the Slingshot Discord.

September 28, 2017

Mental Gymnastics

In competition, mental state is important. Because of that, it is often the case you have to make mental loopholes you ignore in order to get into the right mindset and be confident.

September 28, 2017