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Shroud reveals what’s “really annoying” about Escape from Tarkov

Published: 18/Jan/2020 0:44

by Albert Petrosyan


Few big-time streamers promote and play Escape from Tarkov as much as Michael ‘shroud’ Grzesiek, but even he has found one or two aspects of the game “really annoying.”

Shroud has already established himself as a guru of Escape from Tarkov, amassing enough experience to know most of the ins-and-outs of the extremely complex shooter.

He’s not shied away from talking about how much he loves it, which is why he’s played it more than any other game over the past few months, and it’s not even close.

Battlestate GamesFew have played and promoted Escape from Tarkov than shroud, which has led to a lot of other popular streamers playing it.

However, he would also be the first to admit that the game is not without its faults. In fact, during one of his recent streams, the former CS:GO pro pointed out one specific aspect of Tarkov that he felt was “really annoying.”

“Right now, what’s really annoying about this game is that when you’re pinned in a position, where you’re stuck in a spot, you can’t get out,” he admitted. “You have to just bunny-hop, and, obviously, bunny-hop isn’t intended, but you have to bunny-hop out and hope they miss. So that’s the only way to get out of a sticky situation right now, which shouldn’t be the case.”

Battlestate GamesOnce you’re pinned in a difficult spot in Escape from Tarkov, there’s really no good way of escaping.

During his monologue about this issue, shroud went as far as to suggest and propose changes that the EFT devs can make to improve this particular area of the game.

“You should be able to throw flashes, throw smoke grenades, get some cover; you should be able to blind-fire left, right, and above,” he suggested. “If you get stuck in a situation where you can’t blind-fire, then you’re really f**cked, because you’re only other option is to bunny-hop.”

“They should make smokes crucial in this game, you should be able to just pop them and dip out,” he continued.

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As is usually the case, shroud’s suggestions seem to make a lot of sense, and, if implemented, could go towards helping improve the playability of Escape from Takov, which is already extremely difficult.

Battlestate Games have already shown that they take the Mixer star very seriously when it comes to their premier title, so there’s a good chance they’ll heed his proposals and try to work them into the game.


Jake Paul challenges Conor McGregor, Logan Paul & more after boxing win

Published: 29/Nov/2020 14:38

by Daniel Cleary


Jake Paul has already set his sights on new boxing opponents such as Conor McGregor, Dillon Danis and even his brother Logan Paul, after his impressive second round K.O. victory over former NBA star Nate Robinson.

Following the highly anticipated Tyson vs Jones Jr boxing card on November 28, YouTube star Jake Paul came away from the night as one of the biggest winners after his win over Nate Robinson went viral.

The Calabasas-based content creator put on a strong performance in the co-main event with a knockout in the second round, moving to a 2-0 record as a professional boxer, and immediately began issuing challenges for his next bout.

joe rogan interviewing conor mcgregor
Conor McGregor was one of the fighters Jake Paul challenged to a boxing fight.

During the post-fight interview, Jake Paul revealed that he would soon be looking to take a step up in competition after his time off, even challenging some of the biggest MMA stars in the world.

He explained that he would be interested in taking on Conor McGregor, a two-division UFC champion, as well as Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu star and undefeated Bellator fighter, Dillon Danis, who he has had an ongoing feud with.

“I’m taking this seriously,” Paul explained, predicting KO victories over both athletes, “There’s a long list of opponents that I want. Conor McGregor, Dillon Danis, I’m going to knock them both out.”

While many viewers claimed it could be too soon for Jake to take on life-long fighters, he also shared a list of other content creators he’d like to meet in the ring, including his brother Logan Paul and YouTube rival KSI.

“There’s my brother, there’s KSI on the line, Austin McBroom.” he admitted, “I want to be in this sport a long time. I’m in love with it, so why not.”

KSI was quick to respond to the challenge, claiming that he was not impressed with Jake’s performance on the night, even though he had earned multiple knockdowns during the bout.

Whether he will get to fight any of these stars in the coming months remains unclear, but he has certainly generated a lot of hype around his name following his impressive win.