Now time for some review. Objectivity (80%) and Subjectivity (20%) featured in these reviews. Viewer's discretion is advised. You may skip the first section if your sense of humour is too little. Enjoy and do leave your appreciation and despair through a reply. Thank you.
Seed 1: Drauma+ 3-0-1 10 points
Drauma+ Exclusive Report Card 4:
It has been a wonderful season for Drauma+. No losses, All wins. While some may disagree, let me explain to you since I have the leverage of doing so. Last game vs zombie, I decided to keep the strongest unit of mci, qs and blahhy at home just to play around with what could be our last season together. Never in a game have we all swung so we thought it would be nice to have that for the first hour and ten minutes of the game. As expected, we kept Zombie's (assumingly the better squad in this league) at 0-10% of base for whole game cept the end where we changed up the defense and confusion arose. This is partially me to blame. When mci, qs and I decided to go all out enemy, unfortunately, it was a bit too late and our home was unable to hold even though we took. Props to zombie for being able do that so a tie was well deserved by us. However, don't expect us to do that again in the playoffs or the rest of the season. In the Zombie game, to accommodate most of our players who have yet to play this season, we used a total of 15 players throughout that game! Amazing rotational skills and thrust skills EMeCeI!
Thank you to
Golfer (Great FRing, easiest FRing in a while)
Peejay (Ragequitting but calming down afterwards)
Kess (Wonderful job killing)
QS (Amazing humiliator)
MCI (For Awesome defense and rage quitting to take a smoke)
Renowned (For Spec leading for the team he deeply loves)
Fat mouse (Always solidifying the team through his quiet-demeanor and occasional sputters)
Barbar (Spec Leading Baller!)
TheCript (Im starting to like this guy and for swinging like a true pro)
MCS (For Showing that magic and stress can co-exist during a game and that dreams can come true)
Blahhy. (For playing his heart out for a tie)
Black (For sacrificing his swinging awesomeness for the Three Mustakeers' one day fun)
RaeRae( For showing up after game)
Shaft (Awesome attacker, wish he comes on more)
Antinova (The best anchor on Trauma+ that has finally shown his amazing talent despite sucking because he was on a 8inch laptop on game day)
RaeRae (For vanishing and appearing throughout game)
Bai (Apparently for pissing off MCI in game. OH yea.)
Roozter ( For refusing to show, what a guy)
Props to everyone on Drauma+ for subbing in and out throughout the entirety of the game! Well done!
While Drauma+ has done well, there has been one big question revolving around the squad that many may not have noticed. In its last 3 regular season win, two of them came via Blahhy's heroics and one apparently came from KESS, a twer, on a pro-active rush that resulted in a flagroom choke. While this shows drauma+s depth of getting even contribution from a low vp, the question is whether they can win a game from a clear take? That will be revealed as the next few weeks come by cause you can't depend to win a game on a hero every single time EVEN THOUGH I WILL TRY. In the upcoming few weeks, expect Drauma+ to not have any major problems against the remaining squads. With the starting line up pretty much set, do also expect them to be at their full strength in their upcoming games.
Key Player of Season: Blahhy.
Of course, how can I forget about gloating myself. A true flashy inspiration asked by his buttbuddies mci, qs, and renowned to return. Here I am here. Mostly found screwing around in BD in ship 7 and 1, I have decided to give EG another chance to witness my greatness and I have not disappointed myself. Hopefully, I haven't disappointed you either . Most kills in all the games Ive played by a wide margin while directly impacting the outcome of two of our games. I expect myself to help our team win into the near future. Whatever it takes to put a smile on my American, Mexican, and Indian friend. And let's not forget that Vietnamese icon. Oh yes, I did fat MCI last game or else we should have won instead of tie so I'm 3-1 in my books. Go Drauma go+
Expected Standing at End of Season (SEED) : 5-0-2 (#1 seed) 17 points
Seed 2: Wrecktum 3-1-0 9 points
Season in Perspective:
Yes, they've been winning games. Yes, they seem to be on a roll. But for me, it seems like they are doing it against the much weaker squads. A win vs Vires, and Smash Trash is nothing to be proud about and a win vs a decent team like So Brave looked to be a 22 min quick win in week 1 which featured an disoriented squad that has pulled itself up in recent weeks. They've lost to Drauma+ and I can say while they looked pretty bad for 3/4 of the games, they managed to pull themselves together in the latter quarter of the game and if not for Blahhy's heroic, who knows what would have happened? A lot will depend on their upcoming game against zombie as it will show which of these two squads is the other favourite of this league. They do not have any flamboyant players but they have many strong players who are extremely consistent. This is a squad that needs someone to light a fire under them. DAZZ DAZZ DAZZ, zeker? where art thou?
Expected Standing at End of Season (SEED) : 5-2-0 (#2) 15 points
Seed 3: Vires 2-2-0 6 points
Season in Perspective:
This is an interesting squad contingent on three key players. Renowned, Hawkeye and Optimal. Being purely objective, this squad has a mixture of good and elite players but it lacks the swagger and vibe of a dominant squad. Possibly why they have deviated back to what was expected of them. Initially, asides from the three names aforementioned, I saw nobody else in their lineup that I felt would have a strong impact on their games although they are good players, don't get me wrong. I was wrong as they managed to pull out a win vs So Brave in week 2 through a hero. However, recently, they've started losing to the squads that are just better overall on paper. Acquiring a few talents through the FA market, maybe they can come up with some magical formula to revamp their line. I still expect these guys to make the playoffs though.
Expected Standing at End of Season (SEED) : 3-4-0 (#6) 9 points
Seed 4: Bossy 2-2-0 6 points
Season in Perspective:
If it ain't the Trance, Sponger, Scan combo that everyone has drooled off staring at. Their performance has certainly be drool-worthy but not in the way that was expected. Most people have been shocked at their lackluster performance considering what were extreme high expectations. They've had surprise losses like the one to Smash Trash and Zombie at the start of the season since they were the expected favourites in both. Nonetheless, like any good teams with strong potential, they've been deviating back to where they should be despite their initial fluttering. I have high expectations for this squad solely because they have three very talented players and an vast array of good players behind them. Certainly, some strong low VPS like Light and Luxe and Nubby. All eyes are on them to see if they were as good as advertised deep into the 2nd half of the season. What not better way to start than to face Drauma+ next week? May the drama begin.
Expected Standing at End of Season (SEED) : 4-3-0 (#4) 12 points
Seed 5: So Brave 2-2-0 6 points
Season in Perspective:
Here is another squad that has shown extreme inconsistency from week to week. Sometimes, a sign of good players with a disoriented leader trying to figure things out. Sometimes, these squads get it together by the end of season but most of the times, they do not. Winning a 2hr tough grined out game vs Zombie and then losing to a squad like Vires on an easy choke. It's hard to predict whether this is a squad that will perform in the near future especially the fact that they played against Smash Trash and will play against Melon Masher next week. Both squads have shown that they can compete at times but in most instances, they either show 4 players with heart or show 8 who don't seem to want to play. Thus, expect So Brave to better their record until their last two weeks where they face DRauma+ and Wrecktum. Hopefully Azela and Lee can figure out a line that works for this squad and help them reach deep into the playoffs. Benching OCB is not a smart move eitehr A wildcard team in my mind.
Expected Standing at End of Season (SEED) : 3-3-1 (#5) 10 points
Seed 6 Zombie 1-1-1 4points
(One game not accounted for yet)
Season in Perspective:
This is a weird squad that was hyped up to be one of the better squads! All I can think of is the fact that they have slimy EEL, the best leader in EG, leading it filled with a plethora of buttkissing sidekicks on his side. Thus, why I decided to mock them in our game vs them by putting my three best men in swing and holding them to 0%to10% of our base for 1 hour 10 min of the game. And to be honest, they weren't anything special in my eyes. They managed to draw a tie with us shortly after we had to switch our roles through some confusion which is partially my fault. We took their base and they took our base so props to them. Nonetheless, the game did show me that this is a team that's decent but should certainly not be considered favourites. While they have good players like bloodline, and combo, taught I personally have yet to see all of them in any games so I guess their performance so far will have to be an over achievement. Regardless, I wish eel the best and I hope that he can carry this squad that has the most moderate skill level yet the highest ego level to a position at the end of the season that will satisfy their e-achievement!
Expected Standing at End of Season 4-2-1 (#3) 13 points
7 Smash Trash 1-3-0
Not available for comment. Miss playoffs.
Expected Standing at End of Season 2-5-0 (#7) 6 points
8 Melon Mashers 0-3-0
Peejay can comment on this squad. Miss Playoffs. I hope you prove me wrong with at least one win.
Expected Standing at End of Season 0-7-0 (#8) 0 points