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Runes Reforged – By the Numbers

With Season 7 coming to an end, big changes are coming to League of Legends. From franchising to Blue Essence changes, the game is evolving as a whole, and with it comes one things that affect players, from professionals to casuals alike. Runes Reforged, a complete overhaul of the old runes and masteries that League of Legends ran since day one, is here to stay. Here is the quick guide to each rune in the tree, with specific runes pointed out...

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The Best of the Best: Standout Players in Worlds 2017

League of Legends Worlds 2017 is definitely a much more eventful tournament than the predecessors. We have stories coming in such as the near-dethroning of SK Telecom T1 by both Royal Never Give Up and Misfits, the actual dethroning of SK Telecom T1 by Samsung Galaxy, the North America Week Two special, Fnatic’s miracle 0-4/4-0 run and many more. With that being said, let’s look into the top players that made this Worlds an...

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Last March Out: ahq Chawy on his Career, Worlds and the Future

The first time I saw him was in a dimly lit hundred-seater stadium. The Taipei Assassins had just won the World Championship 2012 a month before. My country’s representatives, the Singapore Sentinels (SGS), rose above teams from Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam to reach the finals of the first ever Garena Premier League (GPL). SGS were...

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Exclusive: SKT Wolf reveals a problem with Faker no one knows

Lee “Wolf” Jae-wan entered the brightly lit cubicle. “안녕하세요(Annyeonghaseyo),” we bow and say to each other. Someone outside interrupts to ask, “Do you need water? I can go get you some.” The translator points to the corner where a box of bottled water lay. Wolf bends down and picks up three. He offers one to the translator and one to...

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Words 2017 Day 2 Summary

Day 2 for League of Legends was filled with exciting games – watch EDG vs SKT especially among all the other games. Notably, Galio and Kalista were banned for every match, and unsurprisingly, Cho’Gath, Jarvan, Janna, Xayah, and Lulu are top picks. I personally don’t expect the meta to change much, as it seems pretty solved for...

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Biofrost’s Ardent Censer IRL and Mandarin Message to fans

Day 2 of Groups opened with Team Solo Mid against Flash Wolves. The stiff competition in Group D set the tone for the rest of the games. Each time one team gains a lead, the other claims another objective to even it out. That was close — Vincent (@Biofrostlol) October 6, 2017 TSM edged out FW to claim their first victory here at Worlds...

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Welcome to the League of Fandom!

Do you remember that awkward moment last May? Seconds after SK Telecom T1 (SKT) beat G2 Esports to claim the Mid-Season Invitational 2017 title in the Jeunesse Arena, a young fan appeared on stage and started hugging the players. No one knew who he was, where he came from or if it was part of the victory celebration. A first on any League of...

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