Worlds-Level Tactics: The Split-Push

It’s hard to tune into a League of Legends game without hearing a lot of jargon thrown around: rotation, objective, scaling. In this series, I’ll try to clear up some of the jargon one term at a time, by explaining just what it is and showing how teams execute it in game. Without further ado, let’s get to it. The topic of the hour is one of the most mentally taxing – and yet conceptually simple – plays in League of Legends: The Split-Push.

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Worlds-Level Tactics: The Tower Dive

It’s hard to tune into a League of Legends game without hearing a lot of jargon thrown around: rotation, objective, scaling. In this series, I’ll try to clear up some of the jargon one term at a time, by explaining just what it is and showing how teams execute it in game. Without further ado, let’s get to it. The topic of the hour is one of the most simple – and yet powerful – plays in League of Legends: The Tower Dive.

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Worlds-Level Tactics: The Gank

It’s hard to tune into a League of Legends game without hearing a lot of jargon thrown around: rotation, objective, scaling. In this series, I’ll try to clear up some of the jargon one term at a time, by explaining just what it is and showing how teams execute it in game. Without further ado, let’s get to it. The topic of the hour is one of the most simple – and yet powerful – plays in League of Legends: The Gank.

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Worlds-Level Tactics: The MadLife

It’s hard to tune into a League of Legends game without hearing a lot of jargon thrown around: “rotation”, “objective”, “zoning”. In this series, I’ll try to clear up some of the jargon one term at a time, by explaining just what it is and showing how teams execute it in-game. Without further ado, let’s get to it. The topic of the hour is one of the most mind-boggling feats of prediction in League of Legends, not to mention one of the coolest to watch: The MadLife.

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Worlds-Level Tactics: The InSec

It’s hard to tune into a League of Legends game without hearing a lot of jargon thrown around: “rotation”, “objective”, “zoning”. In this series, I’ll try to clear up some of the jargon one term at a time, by explaining just what it is and showing how teams execute it in-game. Without further ado, let’s get to it. The topic of the hour is one of the most mechanically complicated plays in League of Legends, not to mention one of the coolest to watch: The Insec.

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2014 World Championship Meta: Top 10 Sleepers

Going into the 2014 World Championship, we have a pretty good idea of the champions we expect to see, but what about the surprise? Today, I’ll detail my top 10 sleeper picks for Worlds!

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Building a Team Composition

The Draft phase – banning and picking champions – is one of the most undervalued aspects of the game by casual spectators, partly because it’s just so damned hard to understand. Today, I’ll try demystify the process a little.

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