>> TLR WELCOMES MOON1
Mark ‘Moon1‘ Moony joins us as 1 of 5 Valorant players from Engine on Mute, a Brimstone main and former CS 1.6 player. Read below to learn more about him in his Q & A.
◾️ A little about yourself?
“Unfortunately, turning 31 in August…My passions in life are sport, finance and gaming. Weird mix I know.”
◾️ An interesting fact about you nobody would guess, gaming or otherwise?
“I played for Man Utd school of excellence when i was 11 years old.”
◾️ What’s your previous Esports Experience?
“Only 1.6 high competitive play in 2005-2008.”
◾️ Why did you join TLR?
“Great opportunity. Valorant is a new game and its amazing to play it again at a high level with the only people I’d ever play an online game with… So…thanks for taking us on!”
◾️ How have you been finding it so far?
◾️ What do you want to achieve in the org and as an individual player?
“Progress as a player…I’m not shroud but there’s nothing stopping me and the team achieving at the highest level.”
◾️ What’s your favourite thing about Valorant?
“Resemblance to cs 1.3/1.6, best games ever made.”
◾️ Favourite Weapon/Map?
“Vandle and Split.”
◾️ Why have you chosen your main?
“Chosen is a….loose term.” O_O
◾️ Do you agree with the current ranking system in Valorant?
“I think so mainly…Takes time to iron out the overall process though.”
◾️ What do you hope for the future of the EU Valorant scene?
“Competition and further monetization. Earning while doing something you love? Priceless.”
◾️ Favourite skin? What do you think about the prices?
“Anything yellow. Prices are fair.”
◾️ Do you think peaker’s advantage will affect your team strats drastically?
“If ping are low then no.”
◾️ When did you meet your teammates and what made you decide you’d make a great team?
“Introduced to smc through an old mate who was actually one of the most talented aimers I’ve ever seen. Doesn’t play anymore sadly, he quit in 1.5 I think.”
◾️ Do you think current events have influenced your competitive options so far outside of not being able to attend LAN?
“Covid? Not sure. A lot can be achieved online these days, times are different to what they used to be. Online competition is my main focus right now.”
◾️ Biggest Achievement to date in Valorant?
“Stopping Rob getting his ace at least twice.”
◾️ What online event are you looking forward to the most? What LAN would you like to compete in, in future?
“Any online tourney I’d love to play in.”
◾️ What games do you enjoy other than Valorant?
◾️ What else do you do for fun?
“Trade financial equities. Not joking. Go to the gym occasionally too. I have a gym montage video you may laugh at.”