Chat with Major League Gamer Ant
Roberts is a member of the professional gaming team, Classic. "Ant" is one of the new Major League Gaming pros in 2008. An amateur player last year, Ant emerged from MLG's first Halo 3 Online Tournament with a first-place finish and continued his success with a second-place finish at MLG's first live event. Classic is currently the fifth seeded Halo 3 team in MLG and is one of the pro gaming surprises of 2008.
Send your questions for Ant now and join The Show at 4 p.m. ET on Friday!
Ant (4:02 PM)
Hi everyone this is Ant. I'm looking forward to answering all your questions.
Travis (Sacramento, Ca)
So Ant, what do you do outside of halo in your free time?
Ant (4:04 PM)
As of right now I'm trying to get a job, other than that I like to hang out with my girlfriend.
Sean Poole England Warlingham
What happen after the first event that made your ranking fall and what are you doing different know?
Ant (4:06 PM)
My ranking fell because we didn't practice as much and we didn't take that competition serious. Now we are practing a lot harder, Sunday through Wednesday, four hours a night.
Eric B of Michigan
What do you think about Nexy calling out Soldier 187 during the Toronto pre-game show?
Ant (4:08 PM)
I thought it was messed up. He should have kept it to himself.
Paul from Long island, NY
What was the most challenging thing that you've experienced so far with your career, BESIDES the actual gameplay
Ant (4:10 PM)
After the first tourney we came second. After that, we started aeguing a lot and that messed up our team a lot. That has been the most challenging for me so far.
Andrew (Louisville KY)
I play Halo 3 often my self. What advice would you offer to casual/dedicated playes who wish to take their game to the next level?
Ant (4:12 PM)
You have to take every game serious. Find a group of people that you get along with and jel with. Play as often and you can and just have fun with it.
Who do you think your biggest challenge will be at Dallas and why?
Ant (4:14 PM)
I think that Instinct will be that biggest challenge. We never played each other so we really don't know what to expect.
Hows it feel to Rep the West Coast when the east coast kids have NO idea how hard playing online against them actually is?
Ant (4:16 PM)
It feels great to rep the West Coast. For online play, East Coast players always put us down because they don't understand just how hard it is to play.
Stephen Baton Rouge Louisiana
Ant, after dropping Legend in favor of Mackeo how are you guys preparing for Dallas and Las Vegas?
Ant (4:18 PM)
We have been practing a lot and we have a lan coming up this week. So we should be good for Dallas and Las Vegas.
Pierce (Tallahassee, FL)
Ant, you are a freaking monster. About how often do you play the MLG matchmaking playlist?
Ant (4:19 PM)
Not very ofter. Someday I'll get into it for a coulple hours straight but I also can go for weeks without playing.
J.J. (San Marcos, TX)
How have you been preparing for Dallas, and how do you prepare for each event? Take us through a typical "Ant" pre-event preparation.
Ant (4:20 PM)
We are having a lan before Dallas. I don't really have a pre-event preparation. I just play Halo a lot before an event.
Paul (Lorain, OH)
Seems like you all are mainly 360 users. Do you guys play PS3 at all?
Ant (4:21 PM)
I don't own a PS and I don't plan on owning one anytime soon.
Ant (4:22 PM)
Thanks for all the questions. I can't wait to see everyone in Dallas!
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