By BlahC

After winning the HoN Tour Season 4 Cycle 5 Finals, it's the third time for [coL]compLexity Gaming to become Champions of a Cycle and with only three Cycles left, it seems almost impossible to stop them. The Americans have been in the spotlight several times over this and last Season and so it was `iove's turn to give us a little interview about HoN and beyond.

BlahC: Hello `iove! Congrats to winning Cycle 5! How are you and your team feeling about it and did you celebrate?
We're feeling great, it always feels nice winning two very good series vs sync this cycle.

BlahC: It seems like a constant up and down for many teams in performance this Season, your team included. Why do you think that is?
I think that teams haven’t figured out their groove, certain teams play very well vs other teams because their playstyle works very well vs the other team even if they aren’t as skilled individually as who they’re up against.

BlahC: Cycle 4 was a bit disappointing, as you did not make it into the Playoffs. What did you change in order to become Champions once more?
We decided to take every game we play more seriously, overall as a team we were too lax Cycle 4 and we didn't deserve to be in the playoffs.

BlahC: Competition seems tougher than ever, who do you consider your strongest rivals right now?
It's tough to say with all the competition this Cycle for top five, but I think the new Sync team is the best out there so far.

BlahC: You won the third Cycle of Season 4 by now, and with few Cycles left, it would seem that your team is going to be the top team for the International Finals. Do you feel like the favourite team?
Yes, but we feel as though at any moment another team could catch up to us and potentially take our spot.

BlahC: Are you keeping an eye on the ever growing SEA competition, especially now that the International Finals are getting closer?
We watch the Garena Hontour on their youtube channel, really easy to find but not so much to scout competition just for entertainment.

BlahC: With patches coming and going, what is your opinion about the current meta and state of the game?
I think the current metagame is focused heavily on team fighting at key objectives such as Kongor/base defense instead of pushing into bases and running around as five at tier one towers like it used to be.

BlahC: Are there any heroes you really want to try out in competitive play but did not dare to do so yet?
You'll have to wait and see.

BlahC: Any shoutouts?
Shoutout to poopman11, millerfoo, complexity gaming, soundblaster, dxracer and the one and only ragroste.

Thanks to `iove for the interview and good luck to the whole team for the next Cycle, which will start Saturday at 12:00 EST | 18:00 CET!

BlahC is a senior writer focusing on the NA/EU Diamond and Gold Divisions. After making a name for himself in the Dawn of War 1 scene, he began his career in journalism at As one of the first HoN Tour writers, BlahC has focused on the less known teams, bringing their name to the forefront. When he isn’t writing about HoN, BlahC enjoys playing RPGs, writing fiction, and listening to Metal, Avantgarde, and Neofolk music.

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