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February 11, 9:00 AM ET
Chat with Major League Gamer Flamesword

Flamesword
  (4:00 PM)

Thanks for being such a big support to us as fans! Our fanbase has definitely increased, and I want to thank you guys for it.

Micah Maltos Temperance, MI

How much time did you devote to playing halo before you got accepted into the pro-gaming community.

Flamesword
  (4:01 PM)

I stopped playing Halo 2 in '07, so when Halo 3 came out, I played about 6-8 hours a day. I met a good group of guys in the beginning, and from there, it went really well.

Texas

With 09' right around the corner and new teammates on Status Quo what/ who is SQ's biggest rival?

Flamesword
  (4:02 PM)

I don't even know. I don't feel we've played a team that's a rival yet. We're pretty chill with all the other teams.

Carson Cooper Naselle Wa

how is your team chemistry coming together?

Flamesword
  (4:02 PM)

It's coming together great. We're learning so much from StrongSide and Ace, from what they've done so far in their careers.

ICEE Fresh: (Indianapolis, Indiana)

What was your most memorable moment of the 08 season?

Flamesword
  (4:02 PM)

Toronto. Finally placing into the Top 12.

Cody (New York)

I've been watching some of you're gameplays and was wondering what sensitivity you play on

Flamesword
  (4:03 PM)

Four sensitivity, default controller, and I claw with no vibration.

seth: (Coral Springs, FL)

how do you reccomend people get their teamwork and teamshot better?

Flamesword
  (4:04 PM)

To get your teamshot better, the whole team just has to be going in groups. They can't be doing individual fights by themselves. To get the chemistry down, teams shouldn't worry if someone goes negative on a team. It's alright if that happens, so long as you win.

Lorenzo San Diego CA

What is your strongest map and gametype?

Flamesword
  (4:04 PM)

Strongest map and gametype would have to be Narrows and Capture the Flag.

X, Seattle

What do you predict to be the outcome of your next LAN?

Flamesword
  (4:05 PM)

Today we're going to start LANing Triggers Down. I usually don't predict, but I'm confident we're going to win it.

Harold sumner

wat up flame!What do you consider to be the best quality strongside has bring to SQ? PS: best of luck in meadowlands

Flamesword
  (4:05 PM)

Definitely his leadership and his experiences playing Halo. He used to be on Final Boss, and he learned so much from the original members of that team.

Nick, the Netherlands

Are you and sQ gonna dominate in the 2009 season? :)

Flamesword
  (4:06 PM)

I think we'll do really good. If all four of us are on fire, I think we will place very high.

Nick (Greensboro, NC)

It seems like you're always the guy that is being sneaky to give your team the edge. Any tips for aspiring sneaky?

Flamesword
  (4:07 PM)

When you're trying to be sneaky, you have to make sure your team is distracting for a couple seconds. They have to stay alive so you can make a perfect flank.

Eli Porter (Evansville, Indiana)

Flamesword, I know that since you're still a rising player you know a lot about the upcoming players, and you play with some people that might not get enough recognition. In your opinion who are the top 3 upcoming players?

Flamesword
  (4:08 PM)

I do play with a lot of unknown players. The top guy that I think will break through is NocturnalColonel. I see him making a big impact in '09.

Joe ( Raleigh, NC )

You are being considered by most the next breakout player in 09. How do you think your going to handle the pressure this year?

Flamesword
  (4:09 PM)

I don't really see the pressure being a problem. In the '08 season, I got a lot of hype and I think it helped me play better. I had more people behind our team, and I think it helped me play a lot better.

Flamesword
  (4:11 PM)

Just wanna give a shoutout to Big Joe, our main sponsorship guy, who is also Todd's Dad. He's been helping us out with a lot of stuff. My graphics adviser Tyler, my good friend Mason, and all our fans: keep growing and growing.