posted by NanaKrustofski,
Being the best worldwide means being the best in Europe
mudgolems compete in Europe, which counts as most competitive and hardest of all regions. It can be especially difficult for new teams to make their mark in Europe, as the powerhouses are nearly guaranteed to occupy the podium in any tournament. As Milan phrases it, you have to be one of the top teams in the world to achieve a high finish in a European tournament. However, to him, the pressure and obstacles are no problem:
You are looking to be the best in the world, so it doesn't matter which region you play
Playing Dota for 24 hours straight at a tournament
Being from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Milan also got reminiscent about the classic LAN events across the Balkans. No matter if the small tournaments were played in internet cafés or in shopping malls, the viewers and players were extremely excited for the LAN, as he remembers. The last of these tournaments he participated in was in Serbia, 2018, where he played for 24 hours. Money or prizes did not matter, they players just wanted to be the best and play for their pride.
If you can have this amount of energy in these sh*tty situations, that means LANs are something special.
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