'Reflections' with IWillDominate

IWillDominate, Jungler of Curse Gaming, is the star of Episode 45, discussing his time in Dignitas, competing in Korea and returning to competitive play.

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Christian 'IWillDominate' Rivera, Jungler of Curse Gaming, is the star of the 45th episode of 'Reflections'. This episode was recorded on July 15th.

Time line of topics discussed:

  • 00:05 Intro
  • 00:25 Playing for coL with patoy and DontMashMe
  • 01:50 Replacing Jatt in Dignitas
  • 03:06 Dignitas at IEM VI World Championship
  • 04:20 Synergy with Voyboy
  • 05:41 Facing Diamondprox in the IEM final and his counter-jungling
  • 07:26 Was Diamondprox's level over-blown?
  • 08:45 Triple trade outcome meaning Crumbzz came to be a Top laner for Dig
  • 10:05 Voyboy in CLG
  • 11:37 Relationship with Saint
  • 12:44 TSM on top in 2012
  • 14:12 What if TSM and M5 had met more during 2012?
  • 15:54 Arriving in Korea for OGN
  • 17:50 Bad practice form in Korea
  • 19:52 OGN group with Frost and Sword
  • 21:48 Did he accept that the Korean scene was better?
  • 25:02 L0CUST being removed
  • 28:52 Patoy and Imaqtpie
  • 30:57 How did Dignitas improve, despite losing their star?
  • 35:14 Only practicing with TSM for S2 Worlds
  • 36:46 The impact of Dyrus leaking their strategy for Worlds
  • 41:03 How TSM might have done against the other teams they could have played in the S2 Worlds Ro8
  • 43:26 Where was Dig headed before he got banned?
  • 44:56 Why continue after being banned?
  • 46:41 The rise of Meteos and C9
  • 48:57 Curse Academy time
  • 51:00 The ideal meta for IWD
  • 51:52 Explaining Saintvicious' personality
  • 54:07 Xmithie in Vulcun
  • 56:33 Voyboy as a Mid laner
  • 58:37 Getting Xpecial
  • 1:00:11 The challenges of this Summer split
  • 1:03:17 The Korean player he likes the most
  • 1:04:33 His comment about foreign players going into LCS NA
  • 1:07:36 Projecting a year into the future
  • 1:08:27 Creating a hypothetical NA superteam, from all of history
  • 1:11:35 Final words
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