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Do you believe in RNG? LCS Spring Split arrives

Renegades were originally founded as Misfits, a strong-willed and ambitious challenger team comprised of a mixed bag of solo queue standouts and former LCS professionals. Determined to qualify for the North American LCS, the hungry bunch adopted the Renegade mantle, […]
November 5, 2015
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Schrodinger’s Fan: The Transitory Properties of HLTV and Reddit Commenters

The Experiment Imagine if you will, a box. Inside this box is a small amount of radioactive substance. Within the hour(although it could take longer) the substance’s atoms will decay. The decay will cause a poison to be released into […]
November 3, 2015
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How the West Was Lost: NA’s Continued struggle vs Eastern Teams

Culture In Esports It doesn’t matter what anyone has told you, not all cultures are equal. This difference in culture leads to many conflicts around the world.  From genocide to border wars, cultures have been clashing for thousands of years. […]
October 23, 2015
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The New Meta: eSports Teams Shift Their Focus

Growth   There is something dynamic in esports. Something that transcends the competition or the personalities. Something that keeps you coming back because it never gets boring. It’s so ingrained in everything that as a fan it’s almost imperceptible, yet […]
October 10, 2015
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Self Fulfilling Prophecy: NA’s Struggle Against Europe in CS:GO

The Frustration   There is nothing as frustrating to a fan or enthusiast of an individual or organization as watching them fail continuously. This is especially true as a follower of esports. Unlike mainstream sports, esports lets us have an […]