NA is a joke in E-sports

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tempnameA461

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10-05-2012

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xSJRI...ailpage#t=227s
Anything that isn't played with a ball can't be a sport.


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Legendary Drew

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10-05-2012

bc esports are as important or more important than real sports in asian countries. we still dominate every real sport other than soccer/futball.


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Joell Ortiz

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10-05-2012

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Originally Posted by emailsupport548 View Post
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xSJRI...ailpage#t=227s
Anything that isn't played with a ball can't be a sport.
it stopped being funny when he said "we can all run!"

its sad to think about, but some of our youth are so obese they literally cannot run


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Zen Fury

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10-05-2012

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NA is a joke in E-sports because E-sports is a joke in NA.

As soon as people change the mentality of video games being things for children and manchildren in their mothers' basements, NA will get a lot better at E-sports.
No, e-sports are a joke in NA because we don't understand the concept of "team". The players are too egotistical and too self-centered to form a strong cohesive unit. When mistakes are made, teammates rage and point fingers instead of addressing the issues. When their strategy fails, they just fall apart.

The contrast between a real team and a NA team was pretty apparent yesterday when the Korean teams basically roflstomped them. It wasn't that individually they were much better than their American counterparts. It was that they played as a team much better than their American counterparts. The NA teams looked sloppy and disorganized by comparison.

If NA really wants to compete there needs to be a fundamental shift in our attitudes and perspectives. This is a TEAM game. Thinking you're god's gift to the gaming world and raging at everyone else is going to get you beat, and hard. Especially in professional competitions.


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tempnameA461

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its sad to think about, but some of our youth are so obese they literally cannot run
Back then, they could.


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Drewbie

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10-05-2012

in NA/EU wasting your time playing solo q will not help your 5v5 team game


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Astronaut Teemo

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10-05-2012

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This. We in 'merica are excellent at shooting things.
come visit us in 'straya kunt we'll show you how we cook it on the barbie


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Vrouge

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10-05-2012

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EU is stronger in DotA imo. Even though Dreamhack said otherwise. Na`Vi and M5 too stronk
Oh... so that's why ONLY 7 out of the top 8 teams in the International 2012 Dota 2 Championships were from Asia...


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rathy Aro

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10-05-2012

I don't know how many times I must say this but MvC3 and Super Smash Bros. Melee/Brawl.


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TacoBellAssassin

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10-05-2012

cause americans are casual.. whats wrong with that? i admit its pretty emabarassing that we didnt even try to change our playstyles to combat korean teams, but thats just who we are