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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If it wasn't, then I was going to get killed. It was that simple. The game was about
raw gun skill and that's what got me hooked on the series. Not only was the game
evolving, but video games in general were completely changing. When Xbox ...
It was more of a vanity title. There was no money involved. We weren't even
recording ourselves playing. YouTube hadn't been created, so people weren't
uploading content. What most people don't realize is that OpTic wasn't very well
It wasn't until a few years later that there were more opportunities to meet some of
these people at gaming events. KR3W is the guy who recruited me into OpTic
and I've known him for nine years, but I've still never met him in person. Orlando ...
It wasn't livestreamed. Updates on who won and who did what were posted in a
forum. This wasn't a highend production; it was very usergenerated content. In
the end, we did okay and finished third, but there was no cash takehome prize for
It wasn't until I was in that Orlando hotel lobby in 2007 that I came facetoface with
this guy who would later become one of my best friends. I had paid $656 for hotel
and airfare to play in the LAN tournament. I got there first and was checking in ...
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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