How to get out of Silver in Competitive Games?
All games with a competitive aspect have something in common and that means that it has different ranks. “It doesn’t show us our real skill level”, but it’s still something that we bother ourselves with. Here are some basic tips on how to get out of the Silver or any other low rank in competitive games.
Of course, it’s possible that something else is wrong, but you always need to start with the most obvious thing. Maybe you are just too bad and you need to put some effort into improving your skills. There are different ways you can practice your skills.
For example, you can practice farming in LoL, Dota 2, and Overwatch, or you can play Deathmatches in CS:GO...
How to make a team for competitive gaming?
Playing matchmaking and SoloQ can be fun as you meet new people and you are excited because you don’t know what to expect. However, if you are ambitious when it comes to competitive gaming, you need your team. Therefore, you need how to make a team for competitive gaming.
Study the game and current Meta
Before creating a team, you need to thoroughly study the game you decided to play as well as the current Meta. That basically means that you need to watch as many pro games as possible. You need to figure out what set-ups the best teams use. Also, you need to see how they chose their own team.
For example, in CS:GO, there are some particular things that are important for particular roles such as AWPer or In-game Leader...
What things you must avoid doing in competitive gaming?
If you want to be good in competitive gaming, there are some things that you must avoid doing. These bad habits stop you from showing your full potential, and you have to get rid of them in order to get better. These are the three things you must avoid doing in competitive gaming.
Avoid doing things that pro players don’t practice
In every game, there are things that affect your performance badly. There are two ways to figure out if you are doing something that you shouldn’t. You should avoid it if it makes your game bad. Also, you shouldn’t do that if it’s something that pro players don’t practice. For example, constantly crouching in CS:GO or leaving your support undefended in Overwatch is something that can make you lose the ga...
What is the best mindset for winning games?
Skills and motoric abilities are definitely important for being good at competitive gaming. Nevertheless, if you don’t have the right mindset, it can cost you a lot. In this article, you can read about probably the best mindset for winning games.
Focus on your game
There are many things that have an impact on your game, but you can’t control them all. Things like FPS, ping, cheaters, game glitches and other stuff can really make your performance better or worse. Indeed, you can improve some of these things such as FPS or ping. But, when it comes to other players (cheaters, smurfs) and the game itself (glitches, unbalanced gameplay), there is nothing you can do about it.
If you think about the mentioned things, it will just make you angry and frus...
How to practice in-game reactions?
Practicing different aspects of the game is very important for improving your in-game performance. However, there are some things, like reactions, that you should practice outside of the game in order to be better. In this article, you can read how to practice in-game reactions.
Reactions are more about genes and less about practice
Unfortunately, reaction time highly depends on our talent. In other words, if you are not born with good reactions, you will have a rough time trying to improve them. Nevertheless, you can always make your reaction time at least 10-20% better if you know how to practice in-game reactions properly. Although it doesn’t sound too much to you, that can make a difference between losing and winning.
Also, there are games that don’t ...
How to deal with tilt?
Tilt is an inevitable part of life in general. However, it particularly manifests itself in a competitive environment such as Esports. In this article, you can learn about some of the best ways to deal with tilt.
What is the tilt?
In a gaming sense, the tilt is basically a synonym for rage. That’s a term that we use for the situation when we express our anger. It happens when reality doesn’t meet our expectations. For example, when the enemy’s jungler steals your Dragon in LoL, you get angry because you didn’t expect that.
Sports simulation gamers perhaps have the biggest problem to deal with tilt as it is really hard to control everything at once. So many players left FIFA and PES because these games have so many glitches and bugs...
How to become a pro gamer?
Esports is gradually becoming more popular every day. A couple of years ago, the majority of kids dreamed about becoming a professional football or basketball player. That is changing slowly as there are more young people every day who dream about becoming a professional gamer. But, the question is – how to become a pro gamer?
Pick the right game
Playing different games is fun, but it is also a pleasure that you have to get rid of in order to become a pro gamer. Of course, there are plenty of pro gamers who play different games occasionally. Nevertheless, they mostly played only one game until they mastered it. Therefore, you should try out as many games as possible and choose the one that suits you the most.
It’s very important to reveal if you feel more comfort...
How to beat stronger players?
Unless you are a real pro, you will always have to face stronger players than you. They might be better in a few segments of the game or they can be better in each aspect of the game. It’s not fun to play against stronger players, but there are are some things you can do in order to better your chances to beat stronger players.
Exploit their weaknesses
No matter how good someone is, he or she definitely has some weaknesses. Your job is to discover those weaknesses and try to exploit them. No one likes to face people who know their weaknesses. Imagine that you are bad at defending wings in FIFA 19, and your opponent is constantly attacking your wing-backs. Of course, that is going to annoy you and you will eventually lose the game.
Therefore, you need to make ...
When is the right time to take a break from gaming?
Although it sounds ridiculous, people can suffer from gaming burnout. It can easily affect your life as a whole. So, there is a time when you just should just take a break from gaming.
What is gaming burnout?
Just like any other activity, gaming can also cause something called burnout. Basically, it is the mental and physical state when a person feels very tired, depressed and lethargic. You just don’t have the will to do things and every task looks hard. It perhaps looks silly to talk about burnout and gaming in the same context. Nevertheless, that’s a real thing.
If you feel all these symptoms and you are not sure what the cause is, maybe you should check the time tracker on your game console...
Why you should prefer Premade over SoloQ matches?
In most of team-based video games, there are two types of matchmaking: Premade and SoloQ. Both Premade and SoloQ matches have their advantages and disadvantages. However, there are some reasons why you should prefer Premade over SoloQ matches.
What is the difference between Premade and SoloQ matches?
In team-based video games such as Overwatch, Rainbow Six Siege, CS:GO and others, you can choose if you want to match-up with completely random people or with the players that you know. If you choose to play on your own, that’s SoloQ matchmaking. On the other hand, if you invite your friends to the game, that’s Premade matchmaking.
You avoid trolls and flamers
Although it’s possible that your Premade teammate gets mad at you, it will happen m...