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#1 WildeHilde

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 12:51 PM

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From left to right:  寒剑 (Rogue) - Lareina (Shaman) -  天堂之声 (Warlock)

Today I talked with Team Old Boy, the Chinese long-time big fishs playing RLS. They do not speak English so I had a translator for the questions.

The name "Team Old Boy" is derived from their long streak as one of leading Chinese arena teams and not based on the Korean movie. When talking about Korea - the rivalry is strong and these guys have a huge respect for the Korean players. Korea is the Asian E-Sport Mekka and so the gigantic China is the underdog in WoW.

In China the MMR exploit was made public earlier than in EU and US and so they had a hard time finding decent opponents for training. They followed streams, videos and the armory of the opposing teams in order to prepare.

Without experience against the players from Europe, US and Korea the Chinese teams are the clear underdogs. First impression was that they do not play on the level we are used from tournament players like Snutz or Talbadar. But remember last BlizzCon when a team no one had on the list took it all.

Good luck and have fun Team Old Boy. I wish you the best. May a team with a rogue defend their honor.

#2 Minpojke

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 01:09 PM

Things like this is really fun, take alot of pictures!

Edited by Minpojke, 15 November 2012 - 01:11 PM.

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#3 Solleks

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 01:10 PM

Hope rogue knows how to play warrior or mage alt, good luck regardless

#4 WildeHilde

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 01:16 PM

View PostMinpojke, on 15 November 2012 - 01:09 PM, said:

Things like this is really fun, take alot of pictures!

Will add more to my FB page. You can see Day1 here.

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 02:59 PM

Dont you just want to hug "天堂之声 (Warlock)" x)

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 03:05 PM

View PostSeveny0, on 15 November 2012 - 02:59 PM, said:

Dont you just want to hug "天堂之声 (Warlock)" x)

LMAO

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 03:30 PM

View PostSolleks, on 15 November 2012 - 01:10 PM, said:

Hope rogue knows how to play warrior or mage alt, good luck regardless
I swear it's hard to play a warrior right now :duckers:
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Posted 15 November 2012 - 06:33 PM

do you know if they are streaming all games?

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 12:49 AM

By the looks of that picture, if they lose then they will most likely be killed.
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Posted 16 November 2012 - 12:51 AM

hello team old boy
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Posted 16 November 2012 - 02:15 AM

I hope they smash through everyone

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bro you got +rep'd by rapture...

#12 WildeHilde

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 02:35 AM

View PostRylezlol, on 15 November 2012 - 06:33 PM, said:

do you know if they are streaming all games?

No, not all will be streamed. There are two commentator teams. Conrad/Diziet and Reckful/Vhell. You can see the streamed matches here: http://us.battle.net/bwc/en/schedule/

After the round robin is finished all matches will be played. Streaming 90 matches would simply be impossible as five caster teams would be needed and five streams as well.

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 03:16 AM

View PostMinpojke, on 15 November 2012 - 01:09 PM, said:

Things like this is really fun, take alot of pictures!

awww you laughin about the fact they are poor.. or they look bad... ? cause as far as i remember you don't look like Brad Pitt either... just sayin
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Posted 16 November 2012 - 07:59 AM

Good Luck China ;]




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