Inside the life of a pro gamer

If you play video games, you will have no doubt wondered what it's like to go pro. We talk to professional gamer and StarCraft II champion of Oceania Andrew "mOOnGLaDe" Pender about what it takes to be the best.

If you play video games, you will have no doubt wondered what it's like to go pro. We talk to professional gamer and StarCraft II champion of Oceania Andrew "mOOnGLaDe" Pender about what it takes to be the best.

The Australian and Oceanic finals of the World StarCraft II Championship on 11-12 August were tense battles for the title of champion and the opportunity to travel to the global finals at the 2012 Battle.net World Championship in Shanghai on 17-18 November.

We caught up with mOOnGLaDe on the eve of the local finals to get a glimpse inside the life of a professional gamer.

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Michelle Starr is the tiger force at the core of all things. She also writes about cool stuff and apps as CNET Australia's Crave editor. But mostly the tiger force thing.

 

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