VOD for The Hype #9 with shroud
In the latest edition of The Hype, Dustin "dust" Mouret speaks with up and comer Mike "shroud" Grzesiek, member of Mediocre Gamers in ESEA Invite North America.
The two talk about the latest happenings in the scene as well as how Grzesiek started out in Counter Strike, along with his journey making it to the top and competing against the best.
Mouret also delves into the cheating accusations directed toward Grzesiek, how he handles being called "online" and if it's important for him to perform well on LAN
The interview concludes with the duo discussing what's on the horizon for Grzesiek, his team's likely ESEA LAN appearance, and future goals he wants to accomplish.
Check out the full show below and refer to the timestamps for specific topics that are covered:
0:00 - 2:10 - Introduction to the show
2:10 - 40:10 - Scene news: Here we talk about NA LANS, ESEA Invite roster issues and drama, ESEA LAN for NA teams, DDoSing and betting, Who are the top teams in the world now after CPH? (shroud struggles lol), The Titan situation (roster change and ESEA LAN), etc.
40:10 - 43:27 - Where did shroud come from? What was his past in CS?
43:27 - 45:13 - How did shroud get to his status of being a solid player from being a player with little experience?
45:13 - 53:38 - Here we talk about shroud's role as one of the first and most consistent NA CS:GO streamers. Why did he do it? How has he been successful? What are his ideas for the future?
53:38 - 54:52 - Here we talk about shroud's journey from ESEA Main (Semi-Pro) to Invite.
54:52 - 1:01:52 - Here we talk about accusations against shroud about him being "online" or a cheater. We also talk about his first CS LAN at ETS. How we ESEA LAN help or hurt his image?
1:01:52 - 1:07:08 - Here we talk about shroud stepping into invite by joining Exertus. Why didn't it go well?
1:07:08 - 1:09:17 - Has shroud's stats gone downhill? Is his performance dropping off?
1:09:17 - 1:11:27 - How did shroud find himself on Mediocre Gamers? Did he leave previous teams on good terms?
1:11:27 - 1:18:48 - Is shroud's lack of experience an issue in regards to game sense and strategy? Will playing with dboorn and Irukandji help him? Is Mediocre Gamers his best team so far? Is it his best bet for success? Why has Mediocre done so well so far? Are there issues? What do they need to do to improve?
1:18:48 - 1:23:05 - Here we discuss shroud's predictions for himself and his team at ESEA LAN. Will he silence the haters? How is the roster stability on Mediocre?
1:23:05 - 1:24:20 - Who will make ESEA LAN? What happens if coL misses out?
1:24:20 - 1:25:49 - What is shroud's outlook on his future for CS? What are his goals?