Alt F4 #1: E-Sports are becoming bigger than Major League Sports

Our E-Sports focused web series is back. J.A. and Joshua cover a series of topics from Pro Gamer, Ninja making close to 500k per month to The Overwatch League finales selling more tickets than Drake concerts and finally League of Legends winning a settlement against Mobile Legends.

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You don’t get the show #15: Cheaters, Hackers and Lawsuits

We’re talking cheaters, hackers and lawsuits from Overwatch players wanting to sue Blizzard for banning them for cheating to Blizzard suing software hackers for messing with their game.

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The Obsolete Gamer Show: Greg Street (Riot Games), Lead Designer of League of Legends

Greg is going to be one of several high-profile guests on the upcoming, GaCuCon Game Cruise convention and event being held in Miami on January 26th thru 30th 2017. Hosted by the Miami based, Game Trep team and Make Games Miami, it’s the first of its kind so we wanted to get Greg’s thoughts on conventions, interacting with fans and being stuck on a boat with nowhere to run.

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League of Legends ARAM: Surrender to Sona Victory

In this League of Legends ARAM match, I stated out with a quick yolo death trying to help out with an early push but after that we got things rolling and pretty much dominated the rest of the match until they surrendered a little before we reached their core.

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You don’t get the show #4: I got your Pokemon right here

Pokemon Go has taken over and we discuss the dangers of it happening in Miami. We also talk about the guy who impersonated an Apple employee and stole 19 Iphones, how the surrender button in League of Legends is driving J.A. crazy, how Katsuhiro Harada of Tekken 7 summoned a horde of SJW’s and a parrot that makes sex noises.

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You don’t get the show #2: We seriously didn’t plan the show to be like this

So yeah, three gaming related stories that are also adult entertainment related stories. It’s all in a day’s work for the Obsolete Gamer team. We did listen to your feedback from our first show so we made this show shorter. Check it out and let us know what you think.

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You don’t get the show 1: We’re like school on Saturday…no class

J.A. talks about the lady in League of Legends who was totally down with a three-way with him and his girlfriend sight unseen because “Love don’t got no eyes.”
We also learn that you can find real legitimate gameplay video on sexy sites which not only confused J.A. but wait till you hear why he was on those sexy sites to begin with.
Now the show isn’t complete without “normal” gaming news so the guys talked about Blizzards meeting with Nostalrius the group behind the WOW legacy servers.

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Siege Breakers Sessions #3: How PC Gaming got its Groove Back

We talk PC building, the death and return of PC gaming, the fallacy of MMR hell in MOBA’s, World of Warships, embarrassing bowel moments, official lyrics for the original Mario Bros game and more.

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Siege Breakers Sessions #1: Star Citizen 2.0 & More

In our very first episode we talk about Star Citizen 2.0, how Fallout 4 has been enjoyable for 90% of us, the final campaign of StarCraft 2, mobile games and celebrity endorsements, the disappointment that was Star Wars Battlefront and League of Legends vs. Heroes of the Storm.

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Amrack’s Gamer Profile

So my name originated from my youth (like most people). To me a name is like a connection to the past that you can never experience again; it’s a memory of what I once was. When I was little (~8 years old) I use to write crazy RPG adventure books. I used to stay up talking to my brother (because I bunked with him) and role played stories with him so I had more content to write in my chapter books. Though my characters changed from story to story their names remained the same. Names like “Drakis”, “Amrak” (yes, it’s misspelled for a reason), and “Larkins”, to name a few. These were my online names that I gravitated to choose when playing games with my brother.

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Gamer Profile: Pamela Horton

I heard about it from my group of friends who had read articles on it back in 2009. The very first character I ever played was Janna. I was really good with her (or so I thought.) The second character I played was Teemo. It was love at first mushroom kill. He’s so cute! With Teemo I play AP hybrid, starting with boots and pots, building into a malady and a wits end. I always built Magic Resist because I was usually mid with Teemo. I was hard on banks top too. 🙂 I also play an AP support Soraka so my heals and skills do more than your typical support. It tricks the enemy team to blowin their ults and CDs thinking they are going to get a kill. Then they see their target full health and start focusing me. 😀

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We Interview Chris Avellone From Obsidian Entertainment: Part 1

Neal Stephenson (with Snow Crash) is not only a huge host of design ideas on just about every page of his books, but he taught me when it was important to describe something and when it was not – there’s a end chapter line in Snow Crash that simply says “and a car chase ensued.” He had no need to describe anything further, that was enough, and it was simple, elegant, and I appreciated he didn’t try to force details and action when none was needed. Scott McCloud’s Understanding Comics to this day makes me understand why it’s better to have less voice and less focus on ultra-realistic visuals if you truly want a player to empathize with a subject. Sometimes it’s easier to empathize with a stick figure than a highly-rendered 3D model, and it’s because the viewer is able to project more of themselves onto an abstract than something someone else has excessively detailed.

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