RTGame goes crazy after spending 13 days to finally catch shiny Pokemon

Published: 18/Feb/2020 23:17 Updated: 18/Feb/2020 23:19

by Michael Gwilliam


Twitch streamer and popular YouTuber Daniel ‘RTGame’ finally completed his journey of capturing a shiny Pokemon in Sword and Shield after spending nearly a fortnight trying to snag the pocket monster.

On February 18, the streamer was casually talking to his chat while knocking out random Wooloos he encountered, waiting to come into contact with a shiny one.

In the Pokemon series, shiny Pokemon are extremely difficult to find. Unlike traditional “legendary” Pokemon, shinies can be found anywhere, but it’s really a matter of luck when it comes to running into them.

Shiny Pokemon differ from their non-shiny counterparts with different colors, and a sparkle animation plays upon encountering one.

After knocking out his 3419th Wooloo in a row and walking into the tall grass, he finally came face-to-face with what he was searching for – and couldn’t believe his good fortune.

In fact, the streamer didn’t even realize it at first, as he was concentrating on his chat – but he was in for a big surprise once he looked up at his screen.

“Oh, f**k!” he shouted. “Oh my God. Holy sh*t! We did it! Yes!”

The Irishman then got very quiet, clearly overwhelmed after spending so long waiting for this moment. After making sure the music was right, he used the correct Pokeball to make the catch, successfully securing his prize.

“Oh my God, we did it,” he melted after capturing the shiny Wooloo. “I never thought this would happen.”

In total, the streamer spent over forty-nine hours and encountered 3420 Wooloos before finally coming across his sought-after shiny.

Because Wooloos are found on Route 1, this meant that the YouTuber would finally be able to enjoy the rest of Sword and Shield.

“Now we get to play the game!” he joked. “Phase two begins now.”

Hopefully, the rest of his playthrough goes a lot smoother than the painstaking hours he spent in the search for the shiny Wooloo.


Former Overwatch pro Ryuhejong suspended from Gen.G following Twitch drama

Published: 19/Jan/2021 21:43

by Bill Cooney


Former Overwatch League star Jehong ‘Ryujehong’ Ryu has been suspended from the Gen.G organization after reportedly making sexist comments on stream.

Widely regarded as one of the best Ana and flex support players around, Ryujehong is a familiar name to any Overwatch esports fan. He was one of the most popular players in OWL before stepping away from the competitive scene after the Vancouver Titans nuked their roster back in May 2020.

On January 11, 2021, Gen.G announced that RJH would be joining their org as a content creator, which makes sense, as he was a figurehead for the org’s Seoul Dynasty squad during the League’s first two seasons.

Following what was a very short honeymoon period, the Korean-based org has now suspended Ryu for sexist comments he made on stream that quickly caught the attention of social media, as you can see below:

On January 16, Jehong streamed alongside a female streamer named Haegi, and reportedly made a number of sexist comments towards her multiple times, and even called her out for interrupting him, claiming that women shouldn’t interrupt men.

Since the stream happened the VOD has been deleted, but this is the internet, and the comments were quickly translated into English, kicking off the storm of social media backlash.

On January 19, Gen.G’s Chief Operating Officer Arnold Hur announced that the org was suspending Ryujehong “indefinitely” due to his on stream-comments.

“I’m personally very disappointed in the language used during the stream by Jehong. He was wrong, and I find it uncharacteristic of the person I knew who has always been a considerate, kind-hearted teammate,” Hur wrote. “Our belief is that whether you are a player or streamer, anybody with a platform should understand the responsibility of the higher standards that come with it. As such, we have suspended all of Jehong’s team-related activities indefinitely.”

Like Hur mentioned, Jehong did put out an apology of his own after the firestorm started, where he apologized for what he said, and promised to watch how he speaks in the future, but added he won’t be censoring himself either, according to a translation provided by @hannahhycho on Twitter.

“I am trying to move my streams towards the streamer Ryujehong. I know there are many people who used to watch my old streams who are struggling to adjust to the chat and are confused by the fact I will be using ‘streamer memes’ but I hope you can understand,” RJH wrote, according to the translation. “From now on, I will listen to feedback for my streams and chat to develop them further… I saw some messages from people who aren’t my fans and I want to tell them to stop fanning the flames.”

Just in case there weren’t enough wrinkles to this story, Haegi, the female streamer who was broadcasting with Ryujehong when the incident took place, has come out and defended him according to translations by Reddit user Great-Reno, saying they were bantering back and forth and what happened wasn’t what it seemed.

“Why RJH gets all the blame when I made sexist jokes with him either? This is a bit undeserved,” Haegi said in a YouTube video posted after the outrage began, according to the translation. “I’m cool with it. Why does it matter when the person involved with the matter feels okay? I don’t see why people get offended by this. Live in comfort please.”

Opinion from the female streamer that RJH was with from Competitiveoverwatch

Now, even if it just was some friendly banter back and forth, the kind of language Ryujehong apparently used just doesn’t fly when you’re signed to a major esports org like Gen.G, and is also a huge disappointment to the greater Overwatch community who saw him as a role model, and just a genuine, stand-up dude.

It remains to be seen when or if RJH will return from his suspension to being an active member of Gen.G.