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"ESL One Cologne followed in the footsteps of ESL One Frankfurt in that it transformed a mere esports event into an esports festival," ESL said in a statement. "Visitors on-site were able to take part in many festival-like experiences including bullriding, testing their reflexes on a T-Wall, and getting an airbrush tattoo, brought to them by ESL’s sponsors/partners."Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is an ultra-competitive first-person shooter, but who said it couldn't be a clothing line too? One fashion label has decided it can be and, in partnership with Valve, is taking votes on the best designs. As the image above suggests, if all goes to plan you'll soon be able to wear jackets brandished with your favourite weapon skin. But there are other, more sneaky ways to make yourself a tidy sum via the Steam marketplace. Some users run "bots" that watch the marketplace and quickly nab any weapon that falls within particularly profitable requirements. The user can then take the botted items and sell them on for profit, with minimal effort required."Today we had a meeting with Ashley and Jones, two of our volunteer moderators. Ashley and Jones has been collecting questions from the community that we discussed during the meeting. Two of the topics were stat boosts and the latest COP reward. We're currently looking into what we can do to make up for the final COP-reward. Ashley and Jones gave several suggestions from the community that we are currently discussing internally.Our main goal is to try to find a way to reduce or remove the random elements of the final reward, whatever that reward will be. Regarding stat boosts, Ashley and Jones suggested that we introduce something similar to StatTrak as part of future safes, a feature used in CS:GO in their cases. This is something we've been thinking about as well, and something that we will discuss going forward. I must stress however that we cannot currently make any promises but these are things we will be discussing as we move forward."This is Crown: a new map for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive nine months in the making. After over 100 substantial revisions across those nine months, Crown is nearly finished. It was designed with two goals: to make CS:GO's hardcore fans happy while disrupting GO's stagnant competitive map pool. It's inspired by classic maps like Dust2 and Inferno. But it's built to be even better. Just as CS:GO is a new evolution for the Counter-Strike franchise, Crown is a map which seeks to learn from the best and build upon the principles that have kept Dust2 and Inferno in competitive play for more than a decade. At heart, a map is an idea. Great maps conjure singular, iconic images in our minds. Dust2: the sandy desert village. Inferno: a labyrinth of grainy alleyways. Nuke: a towering facility. These places do not exist except in-game and in our collective consciousness.
As crazy as 0.64% might sound, which equates to one out of every 200 cases, obtaining a knife is brutally rare, sitting at 0.16%. That means you aren't likely to see a knife unless you open roughly 625 cases! And if you're hoping for a StatTrak variant of an item, then good luck. You're only going to see StatTrak on an item once in a blue moon, estimated to be somewhere around 10% of the time for a given item.The prospects for people who get scammed aren’t good. Valve’s official FAQ says the economy of the market would be too adversely affected if they were to simply re-gift items to users who were scammed. “If more copies of the item are added to the economy through inventory rollbacks, the value of every other instance of that item would be reduced.”
The U.K. Gambling Commission, which regulates betting, declined to comment on individual providers but said any site offering gambling services to British residents must be registered.Valve delayed the CS:GO beta, which was due to launch in October, because of feedback given by professional Counter-Strike 1.6 players.Through many weeks of hunting, I managed to track down a trader who, somewhat appropriately, goes by the name of DonSelf. The Don was one of the first and most prominent gunrunners of Global Offensive, and a well-known name among past and current traders.Do the guns fire the same? Do teamies still choose to blind you via many a poorly thrown flashbang? The latter holds true, but as for the core game mechanics, I’m afraid that I am not pro enough to truly know if spray patterns, recoil, etc really differ to that of Source. I can tell you that the old weapons all feel similar to the way they did in CSS, but their sounds, look and animation have changed. Rifle selection has remained the same, but a couple of new weapons have been thrown into the mix.The only problem that comes to mind is that some of the really amazing professional players choose to play on these casual servers too. Sure, I’m used to it because I played CSS for years and I know some players can pull off the unimaginable. However, I can only imagine the feeling of rage a new player experiences when he has died a hundred times before he has even seen his enemy. “Let me just walk through this door…” *DIES* “Alright that sucked I think I’ll go this way…” DIES “OMG maybe I’m using the wrong weapon! I’ll just buy this…” DIES
Oddly, just as in gambling at a casino, the skins are akin to casino tokens, which are indirect representations of real money and are indeed a part of the regulations surrounding gambling and casinos. So perhaps even this indirect betting could be considered actually illegal if brought to the attention of Law Enforcement or the Department of Justice.Slayer didn't want to talk at first. “I don't think any good for Ultra Cheats would come from this,” he said. I promised him I wouldn't use any real handles or even the site's real name, and that I wanted him to respond to quotes from developers like Gibson. I suspect the notion that he'd get a reaction from a game developer is what got him on board.
Spectators gathered to watch United Estonia beat Team Infused live on stage to win the majority of the ￡10,000 spoils.Our first GTX 980 notebook review is of MSI's GT72 Dominator Pro G, including gaming (FPS) benchmarks, thermal & temperature plots, battery life, and value. There's no softening the blow with this one: It's $3100, 2” thick, and weighs about 8.4 lbs. This is, in its truest form, a “desktop replacement” laptop. Of note, we previously reviewed CyberPower's Fangbook III with a GTX 980M, which is a rebranded MSI GT72 notebook using the mobile version of the GTX 980 – a slimmed-down offering from today's model. With the Fangbook on extended loan, we were able to re-benchmark performance and conduct a GTX 980 vs. GTX 980M laptop benchmark. To expand on this just slightly, a desktop GTX 980 was also benchmarked as a parity-check with the more thermally-constrained notebooks.It is hard to deny the popularity of multiplayer online battle arena games. With titles like League of Legends and Dota 2 breaking records in online viewership and competitive gaming prize pool money respectively, the numbers speak for themselves.Cliffe has taken to the Global Offensive sub-Reddit to share promising details about an upcoming remake of De_Nuke. Currently, De_Nuke favors the Counter-Terrorist team due to its low number of choke points with multiple points of defensive vision, and Valve is seizing the opportunity by doing a full remake of the map with both new textures and layout.CS:GO’s massive popularity eclipses its bizarre history. More than 8 million people play Counter-Strike every month. The average number of people playing CS:GO in August (357,535) was an incredible 14 times greater than it was two years ago (25,961). Even Team Fortress 2, at the peak of its popularity, drew less than one-fifth of the concurrent players that CS:GO does today.When you’re first starting to play, figure out what sort of video, audio and control settings work for you. There’s no specific settings that are “correct,” so you’ll have to find out what works best with your personal preferences and your current hardware. Make sure you’re getting at least 64 frames per second, because that’s the “tick rate” of CS:GO’s official matchmaking servers (ie. 64 times per second is how frequently your client communicates with the server.)Deathmatch is a game mode where there’s no objectives, no rounds, and no worrying about money. It’s the purest distillation of CS’s gunplay, and since there’s no downtime after you die like there is in a real match, it’s the quickest way to learn how all the different guns work. It won’t teach you team tactics or how to play objectives, so you should play other game modes as well, but it’s certainly a good way to start learning the recoil patterns and other behaviours of the game’s various firearms.
The goal, of course, is to avoid fragmenting the player base, a familiar annoyance in the current age of big multiplayer games. "For an online, competitive multiplayer game it’s imperative that we don’t create a divide in the community or introduce 'pay to win' mechanics. By doing it this way, we hope to keep our community united and engaged over the long term."The stadium seating is full, the 500-strong audience lit fire red and ice blue. Gamescom, held annually in Cologne, Germany, is Europe’s largest video game fair. This game of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, a popular first-person shooter, is its big draw.Another appeal the game has for a certain niche of gamers is real money trading. I got very into trading in another Valve game, Team Fortress 2, and it is done in very much the same way in CS:GO. The community market allows players to buy and sell weapons that randomly drop in online matchmaking. Some of these skins can sell for hundreds of dollars. However if you choose not to buy into this side of the game, that’s okay, because these skins do not affect gameplay in anyway.
“You can request a refund for nearly any purchase on Steam—for any reason.” stated the announcement. “Maybe your PC doesn't meet the hardware requirements; maybe you bought a game by mistake; maybe you played the title for an hour and just didn't like it.”ʏһҳúcs g0