OpTic Gaming: The Making of eSports Champions
OpTic Gaming, the four-time Call of Duty Major League Gaming Champions and one of the top eSports teams in the world, now takes fans behind the controller—into the game and the minds of the greatest gamers in the world—in this fascinating and unique memoir and insider guide.
Emerging on the scene in 2006, OpTic Gaming has dominated the Call of Duty e-sports arena, thanks to the talents of legendary players such as Matt “NaDeSHoT” Haag, the biggest eSports personality on earth; Seth “Scump” Abner, the best Call of Duty player in the world; Midnite, one of the first girl gamers to rise to stardom on YouTube; and Hector “H3CZ” Rodriguez, the team founder and CEO. With over 14 million followers across social platforms like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube, no other team of players in eSports can match OpTic's popularity or ability to bring fans into the game.
Now, these remarkable players have collaborated to produce this one-of-a-kind book. In OpTic Gaming, they candidly share their story of becoming Call of Duty's global royalty—ESPN XGAMES, MLG, ESWC and GFINITY champions—laying bare their lives, exploring what it takes to make it in professional gaming, and speaking honestly about the consequences of their newfound fame. These best-of-the-best take you behind the controller, offering insights, knowledge, and strategies to help you improve your shot, master the most complex maps, and conquer the game with the ultimate weapons. Going beyond their number-one game, the team also discusses the rest of their lineups and how to become a champion in any arena. Revealing their go-to strategies, best missions, and favorite challenges, OpTic Gaming brings fans closer to these wildly popular professional gamers more than ever before.
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... about how awesome it was, but I didn't pick it up right away. The game didn't
completely register with me until a year later when I bought my first Xbox 360 and
started playing Call of Duty 2. I played the campaign and jumped into multiplayer.
Once those relationships within the team were strained, chemistry suffered and
we started to lose. Sure enough, Cereal Killers fell apart. I still wanted to play, but
the drama was taking its toll. I wanted to get back to the root of it all and play with
All of this really started to revolutionize the way we played video games. Players
now had the ability to become a weapon themselves—not like the previous
games, which were strictly about gun skill. It was super addicting and the game ...
As soon as I started playing I was blown away and I quickly beat the game on
campaign mode. Everything in the game was so reallooking. I was always into
war movies—sniper movies in particular. Sniper, Enemy at the Gates—anything
As soon as they started calling me by my gamer tag, I realized that these were
other people online. “I'm not going over there. You're gonna kill me,” I told him. “
No, I'm not,” he said. “We're on the same team.” Oh my God. This is a thing.
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The Best Year of My Life
From GTA to
One Step Back and Two Steps Forward
The OpTic House
Losing a Legend 27 Scump Theres Nothing Better Than Winning
A Long Way from Ohio
My Career in Gaming
Keep On Keepin
Livin the Dream
Already Focused on Next Year
OpTics Best Year Ever?
I Loved Advanced Warfare
OPTIC TODAY AND TOMORROW
About the Authors
Credits Copyright About the Publisher