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NICKMERCS announces surprise exit from 100 Thieves

Published: 24/May/2019 15:39 Updated: 24/May/2019 16:03

by David Purcell

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Popular Fortnite Battle Royale streamer Nick ‘NICKMERCS’ Kolcheff has dropped an absolute bombshell for his fanbase by announcing that he has left 100 Thieves, effective immediately. 

NICKMERCS had previously hinted on March 10 that he was considering the possibility of leaving the esports organization, suggesting that he was looking for a move back to Michigan – after being based in Los Angeles, California with other members of the org. 

The gamer has represented Matthew ‘Nadeshot’ Haag’s brand for three years, since first joining in 2016, but has now confirmed that he’s going back home. 

TWITTER:NICKMERCSNICKMERCS will presumably continue to stream Fortnite Battle Royale, but not under the 100 Thieves name.

The streamer has posted an official statement on the matter to his Twitter account, explaining the reason behind the decision. 

“So excited for this next chapter- I’ve got everything I need: the friends, the family, and the MFAM,” he tweeted on May 24. “We’ve laid down the foundation for the future and I’m thankful for every one of you that has been part of the journey back home from Michigan.”

He continued: “We’re back to business as usual today and, for me, that means continuing to work to be happy, to take care of myself and take care of those that matter the most to me and my happiness.”

“With that, I am moving onto the next chapter of my life and have decided that I will no longer be a member of 100 Thieves, effective immediately. 

100 Thieves have issued a response to the news, too, thanking the player for being an “integral” part of their team – wishing him the best in his future endeavours. 

Kolcheff claims to have grown up a lot during his time in the ‘City of Angels’ but clearly feels more comfortable around his old friends and family at home. He has now branched off from 100 Thieves. 

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Asmongold defends Forsen after learning the real reason for Twitch ban

Published: 27/Nov/2020 20:11

by Michael Gwilliam

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Popular Twitch star ‘Asmongold’ went to bat for fellow streamer Sebastian ‘Forsen’ Fors after the Swede was banned from the platform on November 26.

At first, no one knew the real reason for Forsen’s ban, with some thinking it may have been DMCA-related. However, viewers soon discovered that for a brief moment in a recent broadcast he showed a gif of a horse in a very inappropriate scene.

Despite this, Asmongold decided to stick up for Forsen during his own broadcast and call out Twitch for banning him due to an honest mistake.

“How the f**k is that going to be TOS? If…I don’t understand. You’ve got other people and they’re going around showing Animal Planet,” he explained. “Like you see literal animals killing each other, but you see a horse’s d**k?”

To this, Asmongold makes an interesting point. There are streams on Twitch that document animals in the wild and they can get into some rather freaky situations that, while natural, aren’t exactly the kind of thing you’d show your boss.

“Listen, horses don’t wear clothes, you know that?” the streamer sarcastically stated. “So, if you look at a horse, you’re going to see their d**k. Like, that’s all there is to it. It’s weird, man.”

However, right after making this argument, the streamer learned that it wasn’t just the horse that got Forsen banned, but the girl who was in the gif with the animal that changed the whole conversation. Briefly, anyway.

“Okay, that’s a little bit different,” he confessed. “It’s a little bit more than what I thought it was.”

Despite this, Asmongold still defended Forsen for the mistake of showing the gif. “I don’t think it’s really that big of a deal. You show that for like a second, right? Cause it’s an accident.”

According to the popular World of Warcraft player, one second of footage shouldn’t determine a whole Twitch career. “That seems stupid to me,” he added. “But you know, here we are.”

Unfortunately for Forsen, the streamer says this time, his ban is indefinite and it’s unclear when, if ever, he will be unbanned.

Hopefully, with Asmongold speaking out, Twitch can agree to let this incident slide and let Fors back on the platform so he can stream again.