Please use a flash video capable browser to watch videos.
Sorry, but you can't access this content!
Please enter your date of birth to view this video

By clicking 'enter', you agree to onGamers'
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

onGamers News

'Reflections' with pronax

Episode 21 of 'Reflections' talks in-game leadership in CS:GO with fnatic tactician pronax.

Markus 'pronax' Wallsten, CS:GO in-game leader of fnatic, is the star of the 21st episode of 'Reflections'.

How did pronax come to be an in-game leader? What teams did his 1.6 sides struggle against the most? What similarities does his CS:GO leadership share with his 1.6 style? Why are Titan a tough team for him to go head-to-head with? How does JW fit in the CS:GO world as a star?

Time line of topics discussed

  • 00:05 Intro
  • 00:20 The amount of tactics early in CS:GO.
  • 01:05 How was CS:GO different from 1.6 tactically in the early days?
  • 01:51 How he came to be an in-game leader.
  • 02:28 Making the final of Dreamhack Summer 2010.
  • 03:20 Beating fnatic with aggressive CT play, a hallmark of pronax teams.
  • 03:57 Having his star players taken over and over.
  • 04:56 Being replaced by THREAT in 2010.
  • 05:38 Comparing THREAT's style of in-game leadership to his.
  • 06:36 Xizt when he was in pronax's teams.
  • 07:15 kHRYSTAL
  • 07:50 ESC being made up of Norwegians and Swedes.
  • 08:48 MODDII
  • 09:32 In what sense was kalle better than MODDII?
  • 09:54 Players who played with pronax going on to become in-game leaders.
  • 10:42 Xizt as an in-game leader.
  • 11:12 MODDII as an in-game leader.
  • 11:45 The difficulty of beating elite teams in Bo3 series.
  • 12:55 Teams that he does the against and the teams he does the work against, in terms of his sides.
  • 13:34 Did he have set tactics to shutdown star players in 1.6?
  • 14:10 Why was the initial NiP so unbeatable?
  • 15:25 The early VeryGames style.
  • 15:49 kennyS and ScreaM in VeryGames and in other teams.
  • 16:55 Impact of shox joining VeryGames.
  • 17:20 Ex6tenZ as an in-game leader.
  • 17:58 pronax's teams vs. VeryGames.
  • 18:37 What did pronax change in fnatic?
  • 19:18 How did he swap roles around in fnatic?
  • 20:43 flusha taking on a GeT_RiGhT style recently.
  • 21:52 Should NiP have kept things the same, even when VeryGames started beating them?
  • 22:35 Difference between fifflaren as in-game leader and Xizt.
  • 23:13 Breaking down Titan vs. NiP.
  • 23:55 What do support players like fifflaren do?
  • 24:48 JW as a star.
  • 25:37 Aliens come to Earth, kill everyone else in fnatic and then make pronax pick other players to replace all of his current team-mates.
  • 26:40 Final words/Outro.