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Mute All is Like Locked Camera

One piece of advice I’ve seen given frequently is “You should mute all your teammates at the start of every game.” Here’s why I think you should reconsider that.

Weightlifting Advice from Someone Who Is No Longer Strong, Fit, Healthy, or Particularly Big

This article about weightlifting contains useful advice about working out in general, and includes one tip in particular that applies to esports play as well.

How to Win Games and Influence Teammates

In his seminal book, “How to Win Friends and Influence People,” there’s one particular anecdote that Dale Carnegie uses which I felt was particularly apropos to MOBA gaming behavior.

Communion Skills

In this follow-up to Why Players Int I take a closer look at Communion Skills.

Why do players int?

In gamer terminology, to “int” means to intentionally feed, that is, to basically give up and allow your opponent to kill you repeatedly. Sometimes the term is used loosely, when a player might exclaim, “I’m totally inting” when he makes a poor play. But originally (and still) it can mean when someone isn’t trying at all, and in fact is helping the opposing team as much as they can. In this post I’d like to discuss that extreme form of inting.