The Four Horsemen is the premier esports industry show that reacts to important news and critical conversations across all major titles. Esports veterans Duncan “Thorin” Shields, Richard Lewis, and Christopher “MonteCristo” Mykles use their decades of experience to shed light and debate on key esports topics as they emerge. Each episode they are joined by an expert guest to help further provide insider information on the topic at hand.
In this episode, special guest George Geddes, reporter for the Upcomer, joins the show to discuss the events surrounding the VALORANT North American Last Chance Qualifier (LCQ) tournament, the PC and internet issues at the event, the COVID testing problems, tournament rescheduling, and more.
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0:00:00 – Context for the episode
0:18:03 – Oceania region travel difficulties
0:31:10 – Venue and equipment problems
0:46:10 – Server and lag issues
1:02:07 – Health protocols affecting the event
1:28:29 – Censorship across social media
1:54:26 – Closing thoughts
2:02:34 – Positive effects of the gaming industry
2:14:18 – Memory palace question
2:25:21 – What is the worst big esport?
2:34:41 – Has someone ever “Yoko Ono’d” an esports team?
2:41:58 – Favorite foreign cuisines
2:52:35 – Nicknames in esports