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Former CSGO pro Skadoodle is a glitch in Modern Warfare

Published: 20/Sep/2019 11:56

by Connor Bennett


Legendary Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player Tyler ‘Skadoodle’ Latham has shown that he could be a force to be reckoned with in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare with some insane plays.

Call of Duty fans around the world finally got their hands on the Modern Warfare beta as PlayStation’s exclusive week came to an end and Infinity Ward handed the keys to Xbox and PC players. 

Millions of players have already flocked to the open beta, which still has some time to run, as they get to grips with the upcoming release. One such player has been Skadoodle who, along with Michael ‘shroud’ Grzesiek, has been running riot on the PC version. Yet, he didn’t need his longtime Cloud9 teammate by his side when he took the trusty MP5 into battle during some public matches.

Infinity WardMillions of CoD fans have hopped into the Modern Warfare beta.

During his September 19 stream, the former CSGO Major champion had been playing games of the Modern Warfare beta by himself when he dropped into Headquarters on the Gun Runner map. 

As his team were completely blowing out their opponents, Skadoodle opted to look for kills and let others secure the point. He quickly snapped on to one flanking players and gunned them down with a few shots. The American then turned his attention elsewhere, hopping up onto a fence and taking a further another three players in rapid succession.

“God, this gun is fucking broken,” Skadoodle stated as he racked up a five killstreak with his insane accuracy. 

With the upcoming release still in beta, and over a month to go until it releases officially, the Infinity Ward team still has plenty of time to pull out some fine-tuning on weapons. 

Whether they decide to make some changes to the MP5 or not remains to be seen, but at least, for now, Skadoodle has his weapon of choice and not many players will want to take him head-on moving forward.

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Scump explains why new CDL “bubble” in Texas is a big advantage

Published: 28/Jan/2021 5:55 Updated: 28/Jan/2021 6:01

by Brad Norton


All of OpTic Chicago, along with a majority of other pro teams, have relocated to Texas for the Call of Duty League 2021 season, and Seth ‘Scump’ Abner believes it’s going to give them a huge “advantage” over their CDL rivals.

With the switch to online play in 2020, teams were scattered across the United States. Players could be competing from the other side of the country with a significant network disadvantage.

Given LAN events are still a ways off due to the ongoing global crisis, a majority of CDL pros have established a makeshift “bubble” in Texas to combat the issue. With all players in one location, Scump argues that it only benefits teams for the year ahead.

“I absolutely love it,” he said on January 27. With his teammates all training out the H3CZQUARTERS facility, there appear to be no excuses for the upcoming season.

Being in the one location affords a degree of team bonding that you just can’t get online, according to Scump.“I think it has tremendously improved our team chemistry. Every single night [the team] is always hanging out after scrims.”

“You can just tell. It feels like we trust each other a lot more inside of the game. We trust each other to make good decisions and do the right things on the map.”

From OpTic’s standpoint, it’s not just the team chemistry that’s proving valuable. “On top of that, you have the sheer connection advantage,” Scump added.

“I believe 31 of 48 players are in Texas right now and it might even be more than that. Clearly, Texas has some sort of connection advantage for people to want to pick up their lives and move down here to compete.”

We’ve already seen the move pay dividends for OpTic as they recently blitzed through the LA Thieves 3-0 in the Kickoff Classic. “We’ve been playing super good. I can’t even remember the last time we lost a scrim set. It’s been amazing to have the whole team here and I think it’s only going to benefit us moving forward.”

With other teams having followed suit with a move to Texas, it should help establish a more even playing field for a majority of matchups this year.