ALTERNATE shut down CS team
By: MIRAA
Time: 2012-09-17 01:02
Game: Counter-Strike 1.6

Team ALTERNATE have announced that they have dispensed with the services of their Counter-Strike: 1.6 team.

The future of the German squad had been in doubt since the end of the last EPS season as ALTERNATE had made no mention that the players would switch to CS: Global Offensive.

The decision signals the end of a highly-successful team who were crowned German EPS champions on four occasions.

In 2006, the team made history by winning the World Series of Video Games title in New York in a dramatic final against Team 3D under the organisation's former name of ALTERNATE aTTaX.

"It is a shame that CS is over and I am going to miss this time," Navid "Kapio" Javadi told ALTERNATE's website.

"The competition, the people you meet and the support of the fans and the organisation gave me a magical time.

"I would like to take this opportunity to thank ALTERNATE, who always treated us fantastically."

ALTERNATE have yet to formally announce their plans concerning CS:GO, but their former CS:Source team have already qualified for the new EPS season.

It was believed that they were in the process of building a new CS:GO team featuring Tobias "Troubley" Tabbert, but the German organisation has not yet commented on this matter.

ALTERNATE had the following 1.6 team:

Navid "Kapio" Javadi
Tobias "Troubley" Tabbert
Manuel "approx" Zeitz
Manuel "Tixo" Makohl
Roman "Roman R." Reinhardt


sad
2012-09-17 01:03:12
;(((((
2012-09-17 19:12:40
:S
2012-09-17 01:03:49
Expected.
2012-09-17 01:03:50
natsu??
sad but expected ..
2012-09-17 02:34:07
by: uno1
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:(( i believe that 1.6 will come back! Best game ever and steam stats dont lie, best fps game for peaple and fans!

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2012-09-17 01:03:51
Are you really crying over 1.6? Man the fuck up...
2012-09-17 01:38:52
Based on all those kids crying over a GAME and submitting irrelevant gamestats I'd love to be supplied with stats over heart wrecked delusional suicidal little kids about 1.6. coming to an end.
Seriously, get over it, it's not like the end of the world and if it is for you I feel very sorry for you.

Post edited 2012-09-17 08:26:38
2012-09-17 08:22:57
I'm not against GO

Agreed that statistics lie
So you mean to say money doesn't lie? "Woo! So many tourneys! The game must be popular!"

Face it, investors are forcefully trying to make this game popular

Let the game grow naturally. Let it get some stability in terms of game mechanics and then let the tournaments begin
2012-09-17 15:18:17
+1
2012-09-17 19:13:16
1.6 <3
2012-09-17 01:03:59
Verry Sad...
2012-09-17 01:06:44
wow, that's it, sad :'(
2012-09-17 01:07:36
-Roman
-Tixo
-Troubley
-Gob b
-Kapio
? :D
2012-09-17 01:10:39
ahn ?
2012-09-17 01:19:00
as long as CS:GO have tournies with decent prize purses... 1.6 will take a back seat
2012-09-17 01:20:12
1.6 will take a back!

Post edited 2012-09-17 01:27:06
2012-09-17 01:24:54
sad
2012-09-17 01:27:42
"It is a shame that CS is over and I am going to miss this time."

Kapio probably won't play CS:GO. Anyway, I will miss Kapio as 1.6 player.

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2012-09-17 01:32:27
+1
2012-09-17 02:31:47
+1 i miss old mousesports lineup, and ofc 1.6cs :(
2012-09-17 02:44:18
they could have played the last 2 tournies :(
2012-09-17 02:13:58
sad :/
2012-09-17 02:40:53
too bad... this guys were great :<
2012-09-17 02:42:25
fail
2012-09-17 03:09:48
respect for this guys,they don't wanna play some nonsense game...they finish carrier like a pro...we will never forget your matches
2012-09-17 03:21:00
+1
2012-09-17 09:27:02
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I can talk?
2012-09-17 03:42:13
yeah, you can bro hEhE :D
2012-09-17 03:43:54
Oh, you <3
2012-09-17 03:44:32
GG
2012-09-17 06:39:49
another legendary tag is in the past now
2012-09-17 07:20:07
I'm crying like a little Grt.
2012-09-17 08:21:16
CS is dead in Germany. Some CSS guys and a handful of desperate 1.6ers (who were simply too late for 1.6's time) playing GO won't change anything. Deal with it.
I will continue playing 1.6. Just for the fun and the good memories.
2012-09-17 09:43:36
Sad
2012-09-17 09:56:05
i remember when i was watching german EPS on GIGATV. It was amazing. Every Friday IFNG in other city. Im only dissapointed that attax always was one step behind mouz ;))
2012-09-17 11:03:52
by: hohi
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tixo ):
2012-09-17 11:51:11
legendary team deserves 1000 comments, not 30. Rip alternate, you was so good these years. Big thanks
2012-09-17 12:15:04
good move
2012-09-17 12:27:58
Roman R. is probably the player who played the longest time on a top level (he was already in the first mouz team more than 10 years ago). I think only mooN (who already played 2000/1 in the first legendary german team TAMM) played for such a long time..
+ Kapio is also very oldschool.

Thanks for the great time aTTax!

Roman R, Kapio, approx, Tixo, CHEF-KOCH, chucky, mooN, silver, paN, roman, etc ...


Post edited 2012-09-17 12:45:00
2012-09-17 12:42:47
u r right son, he was on top level for such a long time, one of those players who u could have seen in 2000 and "still" playin.
2012-09-18 00:20:40
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1970-01-01 01:00:00
How the fuck are these great news?!
It's about the end of an unique story and it has absolutely no relevance to CS:GO (Kapio, approx, Roman R. and Tixo won't play CS:GO for sure).


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2012-09-17 12:50:35
+1, GO is so fucking stupid and boring game..
2012-09-17 19:14:10
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1970-01-01 01:00:00
who cares about a swedish or polish players hahaahahahah. White power best!
2012-09-17 13:22:10
*facepalm*
2012-09-17 13:23:34
he's a troll.. take a look at his account
2012-09-17 13:27:10
roman r won major tournaments when f0rest was camping hostages on cs_assault on public server
2012-09-17 13:25:31
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1970-01-01 01:00:00
probably because you are a newfag
2012-09-17 13:26:56
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:-).
2012-09-17 13:27:41
This isn't even Roman R. :-(
Though what about uploading a picture of you? :)
2012-09-17 13:31:06
That's not even Roman R....

Newfag detected.

Noone ever compared Roman R. with f0rest or neo...
2012-09-17 13:34:53
thats is roman , not roman r
2012-09-17 13:53:58
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1970-01-01 01:00:00
The only thing that needs to die is you.

It doesn't matter at all if people who won't play CS:GO anyway will keep playing CS 1.6 or not.

You're just an ignorant idiot who got no respect for CS's history.
It's funny cause people like you love to use CS's history when you need to defend CS:GO against other games like COD."Counter-Strike best team fps since ever blabla lot of tournaments blabla ..".
2012-09-17 13:31:39
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1970-01-01 01:00:00
>implying
hurrr durrrr
2012-09-17 13:33:40
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1970-01-01 01:00:00
6'4" 250lbs 4%bf masterace reporting in
>tfwngf
2012-09-17 13:39:01
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1970-01-01 01:00:00
There are still A LOT of people playing 1.6 gathers.
Though there aren't many tournaments and pro-teams left, nothing changed for me.
2012-09-17 13:39:56
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1970-01-01 01:00:00
That's "roman", not "Roman R.".

2012-09-17 13:41:30
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1970-01-01 01:00:00
Nice try, but too obvious.
Back to troll-school.
2012-09-17 13:46:51
what will happen with the spot in "ASUS Final Battle Of The Year" that ex-ALTERNATE team have won ?
2012-09-17 13:53:35
good question
2012-09-18 12:25:22
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1970-01-01 01:00:00
no their not
2012-09-17 13:54:19
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1970-01-01 01:00:00
When it comes to international tournaments CSS already died with the CGS... 2 major international tournaments in 2 years isn't "alive".

Surprisingly there are still a lot of people playing CSS in the ESL.
2012-09-17 13:57:23
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1970-01-01 01:00:00
ahaha lol, it's not like CSS was big before the CGS (the competitive CSS scene was even pretty poor when the CGS was alive).

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2012-09-17 14:03:03
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Are we talking now about the CGS time or the time before?
2012-09-17 14:09:02
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1970-01-01 01:00:00
roflmao. If you compare CSS and 1.6 during 2005-2007 CSS competitive scene was a fucking joke.
2012-09-17 14:12:15
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1970-01-01 01:00:00
Oh now you suddenly changed your opinion about CSS being big in 2005/6.


I should stop talking with trolls.
2012-09-17 14:15:22
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1970-01-01 01:00:00
If it would have been a worthy successor of CS 1.6 the game would have became HUGE. But it was a total disappointment/failure.

Play CS:GO but get the fuck out of the 1.6 news/threads.
2012-09-17 14:20:56
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1970-01-01 01:00:00
Oh look, you're one of the poor Saucers who believe CSS only failed because 1.6 was too strong.
Wrong! Good games always get their audience. Almost every 1.6 player I know bought CSS/HL2 when it came out but all of them dropped it because it simply sucked.
2012-09-17 14:25:38
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1970-01-01 01:00:00
As expected: The "people were too stubborn" argument. A classic one.

Some people may dislike change in general, but most people are actually able to differ between "good changes" and "bad changes". Compared to CS 1.6, CSS simply sucked. Beside the fact the development of the game wasn't even finished and the game was completely bugged (lol, they even found major recoil bugs in 2010), there was just nothing what made CSS more joyful or competitive than CS 1.6. All the good parts of CSS can also be found in CS 1.6, but a lot of great stuff from the original CS got lost and the "new things" didn't really improve anything except the visuals.

Western kid are known to always go for the newest stuff. So almost every western kid who heard about the legendary CS after 2005 (and CS was a huge franchise at that time) downloaded the newest version of CS first, CSS. You could expect a huge competitive scene taking off, but no: CSS simply wasn't good enough. Deal with it.

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2012-09-17 14:42:06
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lifeless soul becomes psycho.
2012-09-17 14:46:17
tomorrow news: ALTERNATE reveal CS:GO team
2012-09-17 15:28:12
Very sad :(
2012-09-17 15:35:03
Great group of players, sad to see it come to an end. Loved watching kapio in the mouz days and Troubley had some crazy aim.
2012-09-17 18:54:30
what will happen with the spot in "ASUS Final Battle Of The Year" that ex-ALTERNATE team have won ?
btw only 50 comments for legendary team? no way..
gl further tixo romanR Kapio approx
2012-09-18 12:49:57
sad, but expected...
2012-09-19 15:50:01
Is it possible ?! no... omg.. RIP my team, i gonna miss you
2012-10-15 13:04:57

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