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Miles Hackett
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Twitter: @miles_hackett
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The Story of TSM Reginald
In 2009, a small indie games developer out of Santa Monica, California launched their inaugural game. It was called League of Legends: Clash of Fates, and among the first 100 people to...
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What is Kappa? The Story Behind Twitch's Undisputed King of Sarcasm
The world of memes is a complex and oftentimes bewildering landscape to navigate. To the outsider, it’s an ever-expanding language of seemingly nonsensical words and images. But to the...
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"Love me some Regi" – The Feud That Changed the LCS
Here’s something weird: A conversation about balance in League of Legends changed the pro scene forever.That’s not even hyperbole. In 2016, League players and team owners were mad that...
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The Story of Get_Right
Get_Right might be the greatest Counter-Strike player in history. His game sense and skill across multiple incarnations of the game are unmatched. But despite his incredible ability –...
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s1mple and the most expensive flashbang in the world
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is by definition a first-person shooter, which means that incredible aim is at the core of what makes the game exciting.But at the top level, strategy is...
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What is haHAA? [A Trip Down Meme-ory Lane]
When it comes to esports, things can sometimes get a bit awkward.There are emotes for basically everything on Twitch. And since we’re talking about a medium where anyone with a PC, webcam...
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The Story of Coldzera
Marcelo “Coldzera” David is one of the best Counter Strike: Global Offensive players to ever live.But before Luminosity Gaming’s fer recruited him to help his Brazilian team reach the top...
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The Unbenchable Demon King: Faker's Grind to Reclaim His Spot in the Mid Lane
You know Faker as the greatest player to ever play League of Legends. But in 2015, one of the game’s most exciting mid laners was regularly playing behind a substitute. In interviews, he...
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The Story of Fly and N0tail
In any given year, the competitive Dota scene sees hundreds of roster changes. Even if you just pare it down to the major teams, dozens of players are kicked, signed or transferred every...
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The Top 10 Commentator Calls from the FGC and Smash
Great commentary can elevate a play in any esport. Making the memorable into the unforgettable, turning a good play into one that's iconic.And there are few better examples of this than...
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The Story of Nadeshot
Esports competition is grueling and can wear down even the best pro players. But fans don’t just want to watch players compete, they want to care about them too. And nowhere was the...
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When Twitch Users Fight Back: The Origins of WutFace and TTours [A Trip Down Meme-ory Lane]
In this episode of A Trip Meme-ory Lane, Josh uncovers the mysterious origins of both WutFace and TTours – two of Twitch chats' most used broadcast-ridiculing emotes.For more videos like...
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Iconics Esports Moments: Tokido's Legendary EVO Run
Heading into EVO 2017, Hajime “Tokido” Taniguchi – a fighting game legend – was entering year 10 of an EVO first place drought.He had 21 Top 8 finishes, including two titles in Capcom vs....
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The Story of kennyS
Kenny "kennyS" Schrub didn’t have your average ascent to greatness. But the French prodigy, who grew up in the world of Counter-Strike, has become synonymous with the game’s tradition of...
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The Story Of ZeRo: The king of Smash 4
Esports has plenty of prodigies. Heroes who have triumphed thanks to their undying love of the game, and players that proved their doubters wrong through hard work and skill alone. While...
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What is Paid by Steve? [A Trip Down Meme-ory Lane]
The interaction between esports and memes is always fascinating. Often, we see the esports community repurpose popular memes for their own use. But every now and then, esports fans bring...
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The Most Iconic Scandals, Bugs and Broken Updates in Dota 2 History
Dota 2's history is one of greatness, but it’s also one that’s not exempt from the absurd, the embarrassing and the controversial.From game-ruining bugs to the biggest of professional...
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What is LUL? [A Trip Down Meme-ory Lane]
Since its inception, Twitch has been responsible for creating moments that we’ll remember forever.Drama, sadness and hype all abound in the broadcasted lives of esports pros, streamers...
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Iconic Esports Moments: SKT and the Dawn of Korean Dominance
SK Telecom T1 are perennial favorites at Worlds and each year they qualify, if they aren’t the front-runners to lift the Summoner’s Cup, they’re always in the mix.But at Worlds 2013, that...