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Dimitri Pascaluta
Content Creator


Content Creator. PhD Student in English at UofT. Spams Earth Spirit, Hibana and Moira.
Games: Dota 2
Twitter: @DPascaluta
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The Incredible AWPer Cursed to Miss CS:GO’s Easiest Shots
Everyone misses their shots now and then.Even the sharpest of shooters occasionally throw away free kills because of momentary lapses in concentration. But what if these events weren't...
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Why a Misfit Millionaire Sacrificed His Ferrari to Esports' First God
These days, esports’ biggest players are basically nerdy rockstars. They’re wearing thousand dollar shoes, driving flashy sports cars and even starring in overly obnoxious Doritos...
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How an Out of Control Genius Hijacked Esports' Biggest Tournament
The International is the crown jewel of Valve’s esports empire. And every year, millions of people tune in to watch the best Dota 2 teams in the world fight over Gaben’s pocket change....
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How CS:GO's Most Hated Prodigy Became The Smoke Criminal
When you look at Stewie2K’s legendary B-hold, you probably see a feisty little freedom fighter. A scrappy up-and-comer who, against every odd, became one of five misfits to cement...
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The Rise and Fall of CS:GO's Most One-Dimensional Superstar
For the vast majority of Counter-Strike players, one-taps are nothing more than a flashy way of asserting mechanical dominance on the server. But for Adil "ScreaM" Benrlitom, they're not...
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How One Streamer’s Ridiculous Crusade Made Siege’s Ultimate Meme a Reality
Everybody wishes that they were in charge of balancing their favourite game. Everyone wishes that they could complain to their heart’s content, and have a developer at their beck and...
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The Top 10 One-in-a-Million Plays in Esports
Sometimes, esports isn’t JUST about skill, prowess or strategy. Some of our favourite plays of all time weren’t born solely out of someone outplaying, out thinking or outmaneuvering their...
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Why is Esports Lore So F@#!ing Bad? | OverExplained
The relationship between esports titles and their in-game stories, or lore, is pretty weird. Some games have almost none. Others had to build a story to justify why the game exists at...
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How Valve Nearly Destroyed One of Their Most Beloved Games
The Crate Depression, as it's known now, sent Team Fortress 2’s economy into a tailspin. And just like the market collapse of the 1930s, things were going slightly off the rails before...
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The Man Who Conquered His Demons and Became the God of Dota
For a long time, people thought that Anathan “ana” Pham was one of the most overrated players in Dota. A self-conscious sixteen-year-old who just didn’t have the mental fortitude to cut...
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What is Hacking? How Harmless Pranksters Became Gaming's Gutless Cheaters
In a world where the most popular video games are online, there exists a better class of criminal. Rogues who refuse to play by the digitally-coded rules. Villains who can be as absurd as...
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How Siege's Teenage Prodigy Went From Suspect to Superstar
Since creating his channel in 2016, Jason "Beaulo" Doty has amassed one of the most fanatical followings in esports. Regularly uploading montage videos in which he makes Diamonds look...
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What is Techies? How EG Weaponized Dota's Greatest Meme Hero at TI
Techies. The name alone evokes a certain kind of reaction. On-top of being the most rage-inspiring character in Dota, Techies is the troll pick that all others wish they could be. So what...
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The Story of Twistzz
At first glance, Twistzz seems like your usual, carefree superstar. He’s a cool, cocky nineteen-year-old who’s made well over half a million dollars playing Counter-Strike. His fans want...
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Top 10 Clown Fiestas in League of Legends
There are those lovely matches in League of Legends where the throne means nothing, and kills mean everything. Where wins and losses don’t matter, but kills do. Moments where two teams...
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Valve's Greatest Failure
At this point, calling Artifact a dead game would be disrespectful to dead games. Defense of the Ancients, Counter-Strike 1.6 and StarCraft: Brood War are "dead" games, and there are...
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The Story of Jjonak
Often, greatness carries with it, the cries of its admirers and those who wield it, make sure you know it. But sometimes, the greatest among us let their action, speak louder than words....
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The Story of Pokimane
Twitch chat is juxtaposed overtop of Pokimane’s webcam feed. Pepe the frog emotes run northbound on the right side of the screen frantically. She just won the Twitch Rivals League of...
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The Top 10 Incredible Tekken 7 Underdog Moments
A few weeks ago we brought you The Top 10 Tekken 7 comeback rounds, but as we all know, a single round doesn’t tell the whole story of match. A comeback begins when you’ve fallen behind,...