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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.


Daequan’s first tweet after 6-month hiatus sparks hope for Twitch return

Published: 27/Nov/2020 5:39

by Andrew Amos


Daequan ‘Daequan’ Loco has broken his six-month social media silence in time for Thanksgiving. While the tweet was short and sweet, it has given fans of the former TSM Fortnite star hope for a potential return to Twitch.

Daequan has practically disappeared from the public eye in 2020. He vowed that he’d try to return to Twitch by January 2020 after taking time off to focus on his health, but hasn’t made an appearance on the platform since December 2019.

On top of that, he’s gone quiet on socials, not posting anything since March. While he has moved in with long-time friend and former duo Hamlinz in the meantime, there wasn’t any indication he was coming back to streaming.

However, Daequan has finally broken his silence to give thanks to his fans on Thanksgiving, and tell everyone that he is getting along just fine.

“Feeling better than I have in years. Always thankful,” the short message red, with a selfie of the streamer.

The tweet has gone viral, with over 100,000 fans liking the tweet, and many of his contemporaries sending him messages of support, including TimtheTatman, NICKMERCS, and Classify.

Daequan’s eight-word return has also managed to spark hope in his fanbase of a potential return to streaming. No matter whether it’s Fortnite, or a new game that’s come out in his absence like Valorant, Daequan’s fans are itching to see him back on the platform.

There is potential for a return. Hamlinz has been a bit more active on social media, and Tfue even tried to get him to turn on the stream ⁠— even if just for a day.

No matter what though, Daequan is taking things at his own pace. He’s still on that journey to better health, and will return in his own time when he believes it’s right.

Fans of Daequan will be hoping it’s not another six months until we hear from the TSM Fortnite star again, but only time will tell if he actually commits to returning to streaming.