01 May '13, 4am

ESEA

Well, the thing you have to understand about ESEA is that with 1.6, for about 5-6 years they were the only way to play. If you wanted to compete, you had to use ESEA, otherwise you were playing competitively against hackers or people that weren't nearly as good which meant it wasn't a challenge and you weren't progressing in any meaningful way. So if you wanted to stay sharp at the game, you were pretty much required to pay $6 a month. That's all fine and good and understandable for the service ESEA provides but the problem lies with ESEA management. They wielded their power poorly and I would even go so far as to say they ruined many players careers, some of which had a real chance of going pro and making money and traveling through this game. The admins would find several reasons to ban you and some of them were just because you gave the wrong person lip. For example, if...

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