Has The Quality Of Professional Players Dropped In Heroes Of Newerth? | Ask Zlapped 0036


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Question: Do you feel like the quality in professional players has declined by comparison to 3-4 years ago, when Chu was wrecking face and Testie and Moon were HoN relevant? Today’s question comes from (?). Have a question for Zlapped? Ask it and be featured on the brand new podcast by Zlapped.

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Zlapped: Welcome guys to Ask Zlapped, where I’ll be answering your questions 5 days a week.


Zlapped: Hey guys, and welcome to episode number 36. Today’s question is by (?).

(?) asks, “Do you feel like the quality in professional players has declined by comparison to 3-4 years ago, when Chu was wrecking face and Testie and Moon were HoN relevant? We know the comp scene has declined, but does that directly correlate to the skill level of the players?”

Of course it does. But you also have to see it this way – the players today are one hundred times better than Chu and them were back in their days because people improve, mana improve, people learn, mechanics get improved. Overall, the players today in comparison to Chu when he was playing are a lot better.

However, if Chu was still playing today, like, and didn’t quit back then, he would probably be on the same if not much higher level. But that’s a very important point to make, that today’s players are a lot better than the old ones because they’ve developed with the game. And players who do that will always be better than the original players.

As for the comp scene declining, of course that will lose a lot of skill levels of players. I have said this before and I will say it again – I do not think there are – I think there are barely any good EU players whatsoever and I think high team in the NEU is a complete and utter joke in terms of skill level, as to what it used to be.

There are a few good players left like (?) and Imbaboy, insania, WhaT_YoU_GoT”, etc. But overall, it’s mostly a joke. And there are a couple new players like (?) and stuff that are emerging, but there’s like a player base of twenty to thirty actual good players and the rest is just way below them. That’s the honest truth and my opinion.


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