A FREE Service to the Community
- OFFLINE -
(Next Projected Session: Friday, 13 July @ 2300 MST)
A Bit About Me:
I am a huge fan of Heroes of Newerth. I currently am working with It’s Gosu eSports as a Tournament Admin and whatever else they need me for. I have casted several tournaments and hosted a few of my own tournaments. I know a ton about this game and I love digging into the weeds of the mechanics and strategies behind every hero, items, composition, etc. I have played competitively as the team captain for Shokra Gaming and Denizen eSports - North America, though without much success other than a few Round 3 finishes. I am, by trade, a support player, but I do play a bit of everything as well. Before playing HoN, I was a Semi-pro Counter-Strike: Source player.
What I’m Offering:
FREE mentoring for any player who just wants a push in the right direction. I am not now, nor have I ever been a professional HoN player, but I can teach what you need to know to begin to improve yourself as a player and what little things you should be looking out for or thinking about as the game progresses.
How Will It Work?:
Any player who wants to be mentored needs to tune into my livestream - www.twitch.tv/jenova26. Players who want to take part in the coaching, should join a RaidCall server that I have set up so that I may communicate with trainees. I will pull users straight out of the stream chat and will give them one session. The entire mentoring session will be broadcasted live so other viewers can benefit from learning from the mistakes of other players in their bracket (and also by what they do well).
Once selected, I will move you from the queue to my Mentor Channel and we can get to know each other a bit and what exactly it is that you hope to work on. I will let each user tell me what they want to be coached on. The coaching method will be entirely user-choice. If you’d like a traditional set-up where you join a game and I watch and assist you as you go; or if you’d like some 1 on 1 practice on playing mid/suicide lane or support positioning/warding walk-throughs; or if you’d like me to review a replay of a game that you thought you should have won, then I will be more than happy to cater.
If you have a friend in the same bracket who you'd like to queue with, I can try and assist both players, but the primary focus will still be on one at a time. If both players end up in different lanes based on circumstances, I may need to stick to mentoring only one player based on the limitations of the HoN Mentor System.
After all mentoring is done for the day, I may host a Public Game so like-minded players can play some games with each other. Though, if two players finish a session, I'd suggest both players link up and go queue together and work on whatever they've learned with another player who is committed to improving.
What I Want From You (Requirements):
- Have approximately 1550 MMR or less
- Have a microphone and sound
- Be able to speak and understand English
- Have RaidCall installed and join channel ID: 4856856
(Have your mic settings set to queue every time you speak. I don’t only want to hear you talk to me, but I want to hear how you react and communicate to/with your team)
- Be prepared to answer questions
(I don’t want to just tell everyone what to do, I want them to understand why their doing it)
- Be prepared to tell me what you think your strengths and weaknesses are. It will be one of the first questions I ask.
- Be prepared to listen and react
(If I’m trying to help you and you’re doing the opposite of what I’m saying repeatedly, don’t be shocked if I leave your session and move on to the next person who wants to listen)
- DO NOT rage, flame, grief, troll, spam (including macros), insult, trash-talk either team. I will not tolerate it.
- There are a good amount of heroes that I don’t play very often or play well. I may ask you to play a different hero if you want one I do not feel that I am strong at. If you want to play them regardless, then understand that I may not advise you on optimal skill-builds or anything beyond basic techniques.
- Lastly, forget that the Concede Vote exists. Too often, teams give up before a game is over. I’ll tell you when it’s over.