Formerly professional Counter-Strike player in 2004-2012. Now part-time analyst, writer & podcast host.
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Episode 4 - Viktor "@vuggo" Jendeby
I spoke with fnatic's long-time coach vuggo about his team's recent changes, the new coaching rule, and preparation in the future of CS:GO. He also revealed the story of fnatic's roster changes, his future in fnatic, and gave his thoughts on GODSENT, NiP and SK, as well as much more.
0:00:27 The story of fnatic's changes
0:05:13 What if the off-season started a few weeks earlier?
0:07:15 Assessment of JW as a player
0:09:35 The status of olofmeister's injury
0:10:22 Assessment of GODSENT as a team
0:12:48 Why is NiP not making changes?
0:14:28 Thoughts on disco doplan, draken, other upcoming players
0:16:15 How it worked out with PlesseN
0:18:09 New fnatic roster
0:21:00 Why didn't twist join the tier one teams sooner?
0:22:15 AWPing in new fnatic
0:22:52 Thoughts on major and qualifier format
0:26:40 Was SK robbed by the next major taking place in 2017?
0:28:26 Why is SK so good?
0:30:18 Assessment of Virtus.pro and fnatic changes' affect on their ELEAGUE win
0:32:40 Valve's new rule on coaching
0:36:32 What about allowing coaches to speak during freezetime?
0:40:03 Why does Valve value matchmaking players over the spectator sport?
0:45:48 The potential long-term effects of uncertainty Valve isn't dissolving over CS:GO's future
0:48:44 vuggo will not be new fnatic's coach
0:50:02 How much staff do top teams employ?
0:52:22 Potential developments in CS:GO
0:57:01 Major group stage format: BO3 vs. BO1
0:59:05 Preparation for games in the future
1:01:47 Heatmap-style analytics vs. demo viewing - replacement or complementary?
1:02:34 "Watching tape" in CS:GO as a way of preparation
Episode 3 - Jason "@OnFireMoses" O'Toole
I caught up with Jason "moses" O'Toole, former professional Counter-Strike player from more than a decade ago and one of the most popular analysts of 2016, currently representing RoomOnFire. We focused on ELEAGUE and the North American scene, but also touched on a couple of other issues such as oversaturation.
0:01:15 Thoughts on ELEAGUE's inaugural season
0:09:17 moses on attending CPLs with a fake ID, and Astralis's adjustment post-gla1ve
0:17:05 ELEAGUE effectively monopolizing the calendar
0:21:42 ELEAGUE viewership and its potential effects on future plans
0:26:01 mousesports's surprising run at ELEAGUE and reported oskar change
0:30:55 Switch to North American Counter-Strike; talk about Liquid's Pimp change
0:39:16 Cloud9's reported Slemmy changed and future outlook
0:43:04 Being the in-game leader as a coach versus a player
0:48:14 CLG's new coach and to be announced roster
0:55:15 TSM and OpTic's recent performance and future
1:03:17 Next major being in January 2017 and the off-season's effect on performance
1:08:21 Chat about old CPLs when CSDM did not exist; talk about the old days