Nason Pybus

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  • CSGO Post-OCE Shuffle Thoughts ft. Max Melit

    The ubiquitous ‘Oceanic Shuffle’ has swept the region again. Lineups such as Tainted Minds, Grayhound Esports and Legacy Esports have all made changes to their starting five, while a brand new roster of top-tier players has formed under Kings Esports Club. The main talking point around these shifts in...
  • Dark Sided Samuel ‘flickz’ Jones Interview: “You need two good maps”

    Dark Sided’s rise from a decent division two team to a regional powerhouse started at the ZEN League offline qualifiers. Taking down Avant Garde to earn their spot in the biggest CS:GO league Oceania has seen was a huge result in itself, but their consistent play through the season,...
  • Kings Gaming Club CSGO

    Analysing Kings Gaming Club’s all-star line up

    The concept of a ‘super-team’ has yet to be fully explored in Australian Counter Strike. While many teams, such as Athletico of mid-late 2016 and Chiefs of 2017, have made roster changes throughout their tenure that have elevated them to the pinnacle of the scene, it’s rare we’ve seen...
  • Interview with MoeycQ: “We’re picking up prakM”

    Going into the ZEN League Finals, many, including myself, would have predicted Team Immunity to put in a good showing and possibly win the event, based on their recent performance at the Asia Minor. Unfortunately, wizard, who played a big role in the team’s third place finish, which included...
  • OPTIC hazed interview: “Literally not prepared for Inferno”

    OpTic established themselves as a top three team in the world after winning ELEAGUE Season 2 and placing second in the ECS Season 2 Finals. However, the loss of in-game leader stanislaw to Team Liquid has left the Green Wall in limbo, still yet to find a permanent replacement....
  • Renegades Nifty Interview: “We just played really, really bad”

    Renegades came into IEM Sydney as a wild card. With not much known about how the team would play and the fragging power of the Australian core of players, the Detroit-based side had the chance to pick up some upset wins. Unfortunately, convincing losses to FaZe, Chiefs and Astralis...
  • Interview with pecks from the Chiefs: “We came in with our own game”

    Chiefs were the surprise package of IEM Sydney. Picking up map wins against North and Renegades, as well as displaying some great potential against Astralis and OpTic, turned a lot of heads in the professional scene and put the Australian side on the international map. I sat down with...
  • FalleN Interview: “Keep up the same work to get more trophies”

    SK Gaming’s rise back to prominence after disappointing results with new addition felps has been bolstered by a victory at IEM Sydney. A flawless group stage, dominant semi final match against OpTic, and closely-contested 3-1 grand final win over FaZe allowed the Brazilian side to claim their second title...
  • IEM Sydney Day Two – Four Key Points

    The IEM Sydney group stage has concluded with SK, FaZe, Astralis and OpTic advancing to the semi-finals. Day two ran relatively smoothly compared to day one, with a lot of convincing map wins taking place. Results The results are as follows: Round 3 Renegades v ViCi – 16:5 (Cobblestone)...