Exclusive Chat with Team 3D
June 4, 2006
[Xfire]Frederic: Hi, this is Frederic from Xfire. I would like to thank you all for participating in the Intel Dual-Core Event today! The live chat with Team 3D is going to start in a few minutes, please, hold off asking questions for now, ok? :-) Thanks!
[14:31] [Team 3D] Ksharp: Question: $ander$ Bradfield: To Ksharp:How did you get so good? I know practice. But is it a gift, alot of CSDM, what made you one of the BEST awpers in the world?
Answer: I would say its years of experience and practice (csdm is probably my favorite method of aim training) along with a great team that has taught me a lot about the game across the years :)
 rosenb1att: -K1LL- Foundsoul: Question: Team3d: what keyboard and mouse gear you use?
Answer: Team 3D for the most part uses generic keyboards and steel series mousepads
[14:32] [Xfire]Frederic: You can actually find a lot of the info related to the gear Team 3D use on their website: http://www.team3d.net/
[14:33] [Team 3D] Ksharp: Tyralis: What Computer do Team 3D members generally play on? What kind of advice would you give to someone working on gaming computer
Answer: All of us are running the exact same Intel Pentium 4 3.73 GHZ EE with PNY 7800 GT's . I've been running an intel/nvidia combo since I've started and I wouldnt use anything else :)
 methodso: tripl1cplcss: Question: To any 3D member--Are you as sick of jack bauer as i am? and on related topic chuck norris? And on yet another contradictive topic shaguar, do you think you could out-awp them?
Answer: Shaguars AWP is out of date. I think we need to bring back Ksharp
 rosenb1att: LaReEtH: Question: To Team 3D: Do you guys like bacon?
 methodso: GaB (i am man-bear-pig): I3d: Question: ive played since cs 1.3, why do i still suck?
Answer: You need to play vs better players
[14:36] [Team 3D] Ksharp: Toneh: Question: What has Ksharp been doing in his free time while being inactive from team3D?
Answer: Just been hanging out with my friends and family and enjoying the break from constant practice and travel. I play WoW for fun in my spare time and also have been working for my sister's company. I still stay involved in Team3d in other ways besides counter-striking!
 methodso: H?ß| Ð?äT|-|: Question: To Team3D : What type of weapons are you favorites?
Answer: anything that can blow skulls
 rosenb1att: Invictus: Question: What is a good setting for rates, and the other settings like intrep?
cl_cmdrate, use 101, for cl_updaterate use 101, for rate use at least 20,000
depending on your connection. If you get
choke, lower your cl_updaterate until it goes away. As for interp, in
 methodso: H?ß| Ð?äT|-|: Question: To Team3D : What type of weapons are you favorites?
Answer: obviously Nvidia
 methodso: tripl1cplcss: Question: shag/method: in the noa movie/ cyber x games what did Gx5 and Mx5 stand for? was it the first letter of your name then...?
Answer: it refers to Method X 5 ..saying were like the whole team... keep up with my frags. Inside joke.
[14:39] [Team 3D] Ksharp: KEvins0fly: Question: Ksharp: What wow server do you play on? :D
Answer: I play on dethecus in the guild <Sharks wit lasers pew pew>
 rosenb1att: Invictus: Question: Does a computers hardware change how good you can play? Or as long as the computer can run the game fine, it is more about skill?
Answer: As long as you can run at 100fps with 100Hz refresh rate, it's mostly skill based.
[14:41] [Team 3D] Ksharp: (\\/)averick: Question: Team 3D. Do you guys consider gaming a job or a past time?
Answer: Some months it can be a full time job. With constant travel and practice taking up all of your free time. I think if you are just playing it casual and not trying to make a living then it would be a past time :)
 methodso: KEvins0fly: Question: Team 3D: How close are you guys? Like do you guys hang out alot outside of tournaments and such?
Answer: Yeah we like to hang out but shag just plays poker all day like an addict
 rosenb1att: Reckl3ss: Question: what advice would u give to a fledging clan thats seeking to become pro?
Answer: stick together, play a lot, and don't give up.
[14:42] [Team 3D] Ksharp: Panda: Question: To Team3d: Do you guys perform better on Lan or internet?
Answer: Id like to think that we perform better on LAN than the internet. No lag and equal equipment for all players is a really nice thing to have. However the competition at lans with international teams is always a lot harder than playing online!
 rosenb1att: Reckl3ss: Question: How do you recommend i play with 10 fps?
Answer: Buy a new computer
 methodso: FINALIZEkeakz: Question: What were some sacrifices you made to play counter strike professionally ?
Answer: Because it was so fun and competitive
[14:44] [Team 3D] Ksharp: psycholord13: Question: Team 3D: Do you guys prefer being T, CT, or does it depend on the map and what are your favorite character models?
Answer: Im always 1-1 and 2-2 for T and CT respectively. I prefer CT on some maps like nuke/train but T on maps like dust2/inferno
 [Team 3D] Ksharp: ? o ? i N: Question: 3D - what was your first gaming rig?
Answer: A p2 450 with a voodoo 2!
 rosenb1att: LaReEtH: Question: To Team 3d: Would u buy a game if it came with free bacon?
Answer: I'd buy 2 copies
[14:46] methodso: tripl1cplcss: Question: For Master Method Mikey -- So I'm not sure, but i think one of our new admins might have banned you from our server ( aRmS.) when you went nuts. I hope not, i'd feel bad.
Answer: Do not worry I am used to it
[14:47] [Team 3D] Ksharp: Kiet[nt]: Question: To Team 3D: Are sponsors a big help to you guys?
Answer: Sponsors are a huge help to us. They ensure we have the latest hardware and also provide us with travel to all the events we want to compete in! We couldnt do it without them :)
 rosenb1att: Invictus: Question: How can i set it to 100Hz, i know how to adjust the fps, but not the other
Answer: Google a program called reforce, however if you're using an LCD monitor I don't recommend running above 75Hz
 methodso: OD-TheKupo: Question: Dear Method, Can you teach me to use the Nvidia cannon? Sincerely, OD-TheKupo.
Answer: I have no idea what that is
 methodso: Toneh: Question: To Ksharp and Method: Favorite food and drink? lol
Answer: I like japanese , chicken and watermelon.. i also enjoy lemonade
 methodso: recoilthirteen37: Question: To Method: Will you marry me..assuming I'm an asian girl?
Answer: Probably not.... I rather /wrist
[14:50] [Team 3D] Ksharp: x6.tekster.iO: Question: Team 3D: What do you suggest to players who would like to pursue professional gaming?
Answer: For cs its important to have a good team, with players you get along with. It takes a lot of good teamwork and chemistry to make it anywhere as a team in this game. Practice is also an important part of becoming a successful team
[14:54] [Team 3D] Ksharp: Panda: to Team 3D: Question: how often do you guys practice?
Answer: 4-5 nights a week for 3-4 hours a night, usually going over maps and then scrimming teams for practice
[14:56] [Team 3D] Method: ] hR | tb[C]: Question: To Method: have noticed that you like to AK a lot and you are really good. What is your secret to the fastest headshot ever? Also, how is 3D different then NoA?
Answer: I think NoA was my prime.. but these days people are growing rapid in skills so its hard to stay up there so i cant really say theres a secret to headshoting
 rosenb1att: Jenks: Question: Team3d: is it true that you guys offer lessons to people at an hourly rate?
Answer: Some of our members offer lessons... you can check their rates out at www.esportsea.com by clicking the lessons menu.
[14:57] [Team 3D] Method: ] (\\/)averick: Question: To Team 3D, Have you ever gotten a single death threat from someone you pwned? P.S. I don't hate you guys so don't suspect me if you did get a threat.
Answer: sometimes but i hope it s not you
[14:57] [Team 3D] Method: Reckl3ss: Question: Ksharp / Method = Whos the hotest gamer you have ever met ?
Answer: Probably you
[14:57] [Xfire]Frederic: As part of the Intel Dual-Core event today, some private pick-up games will be raffled to some lucky gamers. :-) That will give you a taste of the private lessons that ESEA offers.
[14:57] [Xfire]Frederic: http://www.esportsea.com/
[14:57] [Team 3D] Method:  H?ß| Ð?äT|-|: Question: To Method of Team 3D: What was your best score in cs?
Answer: probably 35-2
[Team 3D] Ksharp: Mine was 110-10 but im no mikey so
[14:58] [Team 3D] Ksharp: sumixam: Question: How do you each of you go through the maps finding uncommon spots and stacking places when playing as a CT.
Answer: Usually as a team we go through the maps looking for new spots or ideas for strats, and then trying them out in scrims/matches to see what works and what doesn’t
[15:01] [Team 3D] Ksharp: H?ß| Ð?äT|-|: Question: To Team 3D Ksharp : Have you ever been banned/kicked from a server for supposively "Hacking"?
Answer: Yes, countless times across the years. But thats why there are thousands of servers to pick from!
[15:02] [Team 3D] Ksharp: Just wanted to say thanks to everyone for showing up and we enjoyed answering your questions. We are heading to the servers now so come play some CS or your game of choice !
[15:02] [Xfire]Frederic: Thanks for participating! Now it is time to play! Have fun for the rest of the event! And don t forget to join us for the chat with Pure Pwnage: http://www.xfire.com/cms/xf_pure_pwnage