A satirical approach to discussing a prominent issue in the Dota community.
Battle Pass Guide: Path of the Spellbinder (PORTFOLIO)
Theorycrafting is one of my strengths. I’m very comfortable coming up with conclusions and ideas in a variety of game titles. I always test my hypothesis personally & consult with other players to ensure my suggestions are ideal for the average player.
Top 10 Best Hero Combos in Dota 2 to try with your friends (PORTFOLIO)
A more lighthearted article designed to give players evil ideas unique combinations to enhance their experience.
Your Survival guide to Vrogos the Underlord (PORTFOLIO)
This article was written the day after Vrogos the Underlord was announced as a new Dota hero. In order to write the article, I watched several Warcraft 3 replays featuring Pit Lord & analyzed what worked best situationally. I also had to extrapolate a lot based on the current meta and make educated guesses to […]
9 Dota Mechanics You’ve Never Heard of (PORTFOLIO)
“Technically correct” is the best kind of correct. This article was a lot of fun to write and required a lot of investigating/verifying various forum rumors. I’ve always loved stats, mechanics, spreadsheets and analyzing what most people never think of when they play a game. My goal was to translate “boring” numbers & choices the […]
This Was Dota in 2002 : Part 1 of the MOBA Evolution (PORTFOLIO)
The following article was written for DailyEsports.gg. Unfortunately, I never had the opportunity to continue this series. In preparation for this article, I did extensive research on the early Dota scene and analyzed how other games in the genre developed concurrently. I even went to the extent of located & reaching out to several community […]
Why I Adopted Rabbits – Facing Gain in Loss
Why adopting rabbits is the best choice I could’ve made. I think I was 4 years old when I first started begging my parents for a dog. I was relentless, in the way children are when they suddenly decide they need a MASSIVE and expensive lifestyle change and nothing else will satisfy them. To be […]
1k player actually 4k, punished by Valve with unusual teammates
In 2017, Walmart employee “MacroMan” was happy with his life. DotA 2 quickly became one of his favorite hobbies.In 2018, everything changed. After angering Valve employees by refusing to apply an expired coupon to a set of towels, MacroMan was unfairly targeted by an exploit in the matchmaking system allowing Valve to target specific players […]
Breaking News: Person In Planetside 2 Command Chat Isn’t Annoying
“I can’t believe people are still in Tumas.” A platoon leader shares in disgust after a 15 minute long passive aggressive rant blaming other squadron leaders for not packing up their fights and relocating to a location that cannot be captured. “I can’t believe it it’s not butter.” a WildCards member replies. In times like […]
It’s Bell Let’s Talk Day.
Today I got prescribed Prozac. Despite being fairly open regarding the issues I face, I haven’t spoken terribly often about my own mental health– while it’s less likely to kill me than everything else that’s happening, it’s still an incredibly important aspect of my health. I’m not entirely sure why I’ve stayed relatively silent. I […]