Archive for the ‘competitive gaming’ Category.

Playing All My League Makeup Matches Today in a Single Block!

I’m playing a bunch of SpyParty today, starting at 2:30pm US Pacific time and going until around 5:30pm, which means I start in 3 hours from me typing these words! I will livestream these games, internet-willing, at I’ve posted about the SpyParty Competitive League before; it’s a really amazing ongoing competition organized and run by […]

SpyParty Competitive League Season 2 Update

The second season of the player-run SpyParty Competitive League (SCL) is well under way, and krazycaley has written an update for all the divisions. Please ignore the part about me losing all my matches this season, I’m sure there’s been some kind of mistake… Thanks to magician1099 for the intro trailer! Oh, and If I was better […]

The SpyParty Competitive League is now a Thing

As anybody who follows SpyParty knows, I’m drowning in stuff to do making the game, so sometimes (often?)1 I drop the ball with organizing things, so it’s so amazing to have a super-supportive community that pick up the slack and do a lot of the organizing that’s necessary for competitive play! Hardcore camping-sniper and in-spite-of-that all-around great person and […]

New Art Tournament Final Match Cast

If you’re not yet in the SpyParty beta or if you are but don’t check the (awesome) private beta forums,1 you may not know there was a tournament going on for the past few months. As usual, since I’m too discombobulated to do much of anything, it was a beta-tester organized tourney. This time around, bloom put it […]

l’esports d’escalier

I’m a big fan of the French term l’esprit d’escalier and its German counterpart, treppenwitz. A while back, Matthew RF Balousek posted a joke response to one of those “how do you spell esports?” threads with the most excellent l’esports d’escalier, which delighted me.1 Last week on the weekly Tuesdays at Ten on Twitch stream, I was playing […]