Archive for the ‘competitive gaming’ Category.

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 […]

This Week in SpyParty: Sharing SpyParty’s Arcanum

After a hiatus, we’re back with zerotka posting to the blog! – checker Information is a valuable thing in all areas of life. The government does a great deal of work to keep ‘sensitive’ information from the public, Coca-Cola has a vault for its secret formula, and there are even rumors of secret societies like the […]

Zero’s Replays Trailer Teaches You How Not To Get Shot in 3 Minutes (maybe)

What, are you saying my 30+ minute rambles about the new In-Game Replays System are too long? Fine, be that way. Well, zerotka‘s got you covered. He created a short and punchy trailer for using replays on the SpyParty YouTube channel to figure out why you got highlit1 and shot, check it out: What’s that […]