you are so lucky back in the day my dad had to walk 50km to even get to play 5min of pong
In Kazakhstan we faced everything u described + 130 ping on EU, 100 on Russia and even across the country it could reach 60-70
I played League of Legends in internetcafé back in the days and there was always this Swedish guy being toxic and streaming his games. This dude legit 24/7 there i think it was his home. Funny guy tho i wonder what happen to him. I miss those days tbh
yet the old times felt better, less stress, just vibes.
I remember how some people stole a ball from a mouse xddd
Thank you for making this post. I never thought about it that way but it's so true.
And now there are 20x more people to compete with, not that easy
i have turned 16 this year but I still remember that. Time flies
Very nice thread, Albania. Glad you've still stuck around all these years!
what i like to point out few years later when popularity was bigger still everyone played with ping and not so good fps, and todays kids think they are better' better gear doesnt mean you are better lol
I started in 2001, there was a thing called "lan fever" here in Brazil because of CS, lan houses were popping out of nowhere every corner, kids would play for hours, it was the funniest thing ever...
The feeling of joining the server and try to beat everyone else while they were right next to you watching you, it's out of words, only people that lived that know how different of a fun it was. When someone was knifed everybody would shout at him it was amazing hahaha... the only comparable thing back then was Goldeneye with 3 friends.
(Btw, it is fy_iceworld not "icework" lol)
i play on a laptop on shit 5 dollar mouse and no mousepad.
back in my day we play half life just for funsies with lan inside the cyber cafe then we said each other mom name or dad name just because