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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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<br />The Top 10 Dumbest Ways to Die in Esports
There’s no embarrassment quite like the shame you feel when you die for the dumbest reasons possible. Whether you got hit in the head with a flashbang or you fell off a cliff and watched...
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The Top 10 Things YOU Hate in Rainbow Six: Siege
Rainbow Six Siege is a wonderful game. We love it! But sometimes, it really sucks. And yet, we keep playing it. We love it, but we also kind of hate it. So to celebrate our weird twisted...
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How CS:GO's Sloth-Like Superstar Vibed His Way to a Grand Slam
It’s no secret that esports competitors can be extremely regimented in how they play. But this isn’t just about weuird, organizational quirks. It's about what they say about those who’ve...
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Valve Just BANNED All Coaches From CS:GO... Sort Of
Roughly six months ago, the abuse of a spectator bug caused a massive coaching scandal and rocked the CS:GO scene. Three coaches were initially banned, 37 coaches were eventually found...
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The Brilliant Beefcake Who Bench-Pressed the Gods of CS:GO
These days, esports’ biggest stars routinely dismantle old stereotypes about ‘gamer’ health. How? Uh, well, by getting swole. But I think it’s fair to say that all of them shrink in...
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Built Different, Built to Last: The Retired Legend Who Came Back to Run-Over CS:GO
Unlike many of his French kinsmen, Cedric 'RpK' Guipouy has long been regarded as an altogether unemotional assailant. A silent yet slippery sentinel who’s strong in any position and able...
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How a Filthy Casual Risked Everything to Save Siege's Scrubbiest Players
Some of us are born with an innate talent that manifests itself at a young age - a God-given mastery of a game that can carry you through the craziest situations.But for most of us, the...
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How Siege's Greatest Prodigy Created a Cult of Cracked Copycats
In every esport, there are those truly sick superstars whose inhuman achievements everyone not only admires but, every once in a while, seeks to imitate. And in the world of Rainbow Six:...
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The Controversial Grind That Turned a Panda into WoW's Most Famous Pacifist
Sponsored By GEICO - Leveling up as a pacifist in World of Warcraft may not be easy, but you know what is? Switching to GEICO – 15 minutes could save you 15% or more on car insurance:...
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How CS:GO's Dirtiest Cheater Inspired the Game's Most Ridiculous Meme
Esports is a truly global phenomenon — but that doesn’t mean that every region is on equal footing. But among the regions that are expected to soak up all the silverware, are those that...
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Did He Cheat? The Unsolvable Mystery of CS:GO's Most Suspicious Player
Robin “flusha” Ronnquist, a three-time Major winner who, in addition to having one of the biggest brains in CS:GO, is one of the game’s most controversial figures. Not because of anything...
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How a One-Sided Rivalry Became League's Greatest Revenge Story
Competition is built on rivalry. And some of esports' greatest stories are about two great players vying for glory, constantly outdoing one another in pursuit of victory.But "xPeke" vs....
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The Brutal Legacy of Esports' Most Disrespectful Beatdown
Carl "Perfect Legend" White spent years building a respectable reputation as one of the best Mortal Kombat players. But this long-time fighting game player isn't celebrated for being a...
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The Wonderchild Who Became CS:GO’s Most Bullied A**hole
It’s no secret that, in any game, people love to watch winners lose. It doesn’t matter if it’s Faker, Fabian, the entirety of Astralis, or the awe-inspiring underdog OG. Dominance...
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The Rise and Fall of League's Most Self-Destructive Superstar
Being known for something in the game you play can be a badge of honour. But depending on what that trademark is, it can also very easily become a blight on an otherwise promising...
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The Lovable Bully Who Became the Undisputed King of CS:GO’s Deadliest Alleyway
In esports, as in life, rulers are destined to rise and fall. Sometimes, a crown naturally finds its way onto the brow of an up-and-comer, heralding a new era of royalty. Other times,...
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How Esports' Greatest Rap God Emerged From Its Most Agonizing Game
Every hero has a storyline that defines them. Sometimes it’s a fateful event that turns an ordinary person into a legend, or maybe it’s through their determination to overcome...
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How Bad Luck and a Big Ego Ruined the Career of League’s Most Promising Superstar
Every once in a while we see the rise of a true superstar. A world-class, one-in-a-million competitor who, quite simply, has it all. These individuals have the plays, they have the...
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How Faker’s Greatest Play Turned One Man into the Face of Esports Failure
No one likes to be on the receiving end of someone else's highlight. But typically, most top tier competitors are able to shrug-off these humiliating instances and move on with their...