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Thanks I follow more the WCS EU but this could be interesting.

As long we dont see a 3h game again rolleyes.gif

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It comes down to sponsors I think. If not many people log on to see the stream there are not many people watching any ads. So sponsors are flocking to the games people like to watch.

I personally much prefer the RTS games to watch. It is like watching a build up to the climax of when some one unleashes their strategy on some one...plus then we get the skill of them activating and moving their units. In the MOBAs like you mentioned all we really get is the button mashing. The tactics are largely done by choosing classes before the game even starts.

You must have missed that record-setting 3 hour game. It was HORRIBLE! I'd check back in every 10 or 15 minutes only to find it still going. Shoulda called that game a draw, or just given both players a loss.

But overall, I agree with your point about RTS, I'm in the same boat. Much prefer to watch the skill of most players when it comes to different strategies/timings/etc...I just wish I had more time to dedicate to playing, but I'd rather watch the game and help generate ad sponsorship to keep it going cheers.gif
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You must have missed that record-setting 3 hour game. It was HORRIBLE! I'd check back in every 10 or 15 minutes only to find it still going. Shoulda called that game a draw, or just given both players a loss.

But overall, I agree with your point about RTS, I'm in the same boat. Much prefer to watch the skill of most players when it comes to different strategies/timings/etc...I just wish I had more time to dedicate to playing, but I'd rather watch the game and help generate ad sponsorship to keep it going cheers.gif

heh, I am pretty sure I missed that particular one, but I've seen plenty of slow games or games that played out like an unstoppable force meeting an unmovable object. You can't really glue your eyes to these streams. I typically have it up while gaming my self or watching something else. Just glancing at it every now and then and watching when it looks like something interesting is about to happen.

That could also be another reason why I like the RTS games in esports more...it is easier to tell when something interesting might be about to happen. In DOTA 2 for example you kind of have to be watching all the time or you might miss it.
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Got a ticket for Sunday, should be fun (+Soe <3)
    
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Go Jaedong!!!!!!
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Originally planned to go to this and watch but too much stuff came up so I wont be able to make it frown.gif.

Maybe I'll watch from the side lines while I'm at work.
    
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I was sad to see Polt get knocked down to the lower bracket by Hack, but at least JaeDong tied it up versus Genius. Hopefully he takes the win here.
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Holy Dear!!!

TBH, my fav part of the whole weekend was Polt & MC's casting. Especially MC. He has some awesome English 1 liners.
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There were SOO many people there at the congress center. Canadians make the most spirited crowds.
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