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Finding a Job in eSports – Part 3

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Still haven’t quite found what you’re looking for in the eSports landscape?  Sheesh, how many suggestions do you need?…Luckly for you I have another option ready to fire.  This one is a doozie, and of all the ways to break into the industry (aside from actually playing at a professional level) is the most difficult to be successful in.  Streaming.

We Are Live in 3…2…:  Live streams have rocked the gaming world and are a large contributor to the rapid growth of eSports as an entertainment source.  There are thousands of live streams covering hundreds of games at any given time across the globe and joining that army of Continue reading

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Cracking the Code: Foreign Hope

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I don’t know if it has quite hit most of us yet, in fact, I don’t know if it has hit the fluffy-haired Frenchman himself, but Stephano (now legendary Zerg player) has retired from competitive StarCraft.  Whether you loved or hated him, you do have to admit that the world of StarCraft will not be the same without him.  As with most eSports competitors, Stephano is quite young and whether or not this “retirement” will last is yet to be seen, but I took this time to re-examine something that has always confused me in competitive gaming…

Stephano as a player has been controversial to say the least (see compLexity/Millenium mess and numerous steps into the not-so-lime light), he was often referred to as the “Foreign Hope.”  Why exactly is that a status that all professional SC2 players outside of South Korea Continue reading

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