OpTic Nation

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OpTic Nation
OpTic Nationlogo square.png
Team Information
Org Location
United States
Region
NA
North America
OwnerHector "H3CZ" Rodriguez
SponsorScuf Gaming
Brisk Mate
Turtle Beach
DXRacer
History
Created (1)2011
Disbanded (1)2011
Created (2)2014
Disbanded (2)2015
Social Media & Links

OpTic Nation is a North American Call of Duty eSports sister team to OpTic Gaming which was formed in 2011. It disbanded after one event, reformed in 2014, and was disbanded again in 2015 after the release of Call of Duty: Black Ops 3.

History[edit]

Origins[edit]

April 2011 brought us to MLG Dallas 2011 where OpTic Gaming will place 3rd taking home $4,000 with the roster being BigTymeR, MerK, JKap and NaDeSHoT. NaDeSHoT and JKap replacing Rambo and ProoFy between the two events. The next event OpTic places well will be MLG Columbus 2011, but before we get to that event, OpTic Gaming does one of the first things to happen in competitive Call of Duty; a second team. This second team would consist of NaDeSHoT, ProoFy, Felonies and Option. Upon gaining a second team, both OpTic Gaming and OpTic Nation place respectively into top eight positions at MLG Columbus. After a 6th place placement at MLG Columbus, NaDeSHoT then up and leaves OpTic Nation to team with EnVyUs for the remaining of the Call of Duty: Black Ops season. After NaDeSHoT leaves, OpTic decides to part ways with OpTic Nation leaving only the OpTic Gaming.

The Return of OpTic Nation[edit]

After the 2014 Call of Duty Championships, OpTic made a huge announcement once again; the Return of OpTic Nation. This team consisted of MBoZe as captain with MiRx, KiLLa and Ricky underneath. At their first event, OpTic Nation would out place their sister team OpTic Gaming finishing UGC Niagara with a T4 placing. Nation would go on to a 1st Place finish in the MLG Anaheim Open Bracket to qualify for a spot in MLG CoD League Season 3.

OpTic Nation attended and competed at UMG Dallas and came home with an impressive 3rd place finish for $3,000, just above OpTic Gaming in 4th and Most Wanted in 5th. Nation then went onto UMG Nashville to try and get another win under the OpTic name in the penultimate North American event of Call of Duty: Ghosts. OpTic Nation, however, had an extremely poor weekend, finishing 13th-16th after going 0-3 in their group and losing to Aware Gaming in the second round of the Championship Losers bracket. This left them going an incredibly disappointing 1-4 on the weekend.

New Game, New Roster[edit]

As is customary, upon the release of a new title, RosterMania began. OpTic Nation was no exception to the wave of roster changes, initially with the departure of KiLLa and MiRx. A few days after, OpTic Nation announced their new roster for Advanced Warfare that consisted of MBoZe, ProoFy, TeePee and Karma. After a disappointing finish at MLG Columbus OpTic Nation captain MBoZe left the team but will remain apart of the OpTic organization while he looks for a team to move forward with. With the departure of MBoZe. OpTic Nation ended up picking up Swanny from the EU as their new fourth. UMG Orlando saw OpTic Nation finish with a disappointing top 12 placing. OpTic Nation would then continue to struggle in the MLG Advanced Warfare Season 1 League failing to qualify for the MLG Advanced Warfare Season 1 Playoffs and OpTic Nation with their newly formed roster of Swanny, Proofy, Karma and TeePee.

Disbandment[edit]

After the release of Black Ops 3, OpTic Nation had to disband due to only one team per organization able to be apart of the Call of Duty World League.

Timeline[edit]

  • 2011
  • 2012
  • 2014
  • 2015

Player Roster[edit]

Active[edit]

No members found.

Former[edit]

Players are shown for the entire duration of their tenure on the team, with the role and substitute/trainee status they had upon their departure.

Dates:Approx|Exact
PlayerNameRoleJoinedLeftNext Team
NA

MBoZeMarcus Blanks Jr.PlayerApr 20152015-04-07Nov 20152015-11-21Logo std.pngNATI
NA

NAMELESSAnthony WheelerPlayerSep 20152015-09-24Oct 20152015-10-28CompLexity Gaminglogo std.pngcoL
NA

RickyRichard StacyPlayerApr 20152015-04-07Oct 20152015-10-28CompLexity Gaminglogo std.pngcoL
NA

MiRxMarcus CarterPlayerFeb 20152015-02-01Oct 20152015-10-28CompLexity Gaminglogo std.pngcoL
NA

MochilaSteve CanlePlayerMay 20152015-05-25Sep 20152015-09-19Thrust Nationlogo std.pngThrust
NA

KiLLaAdam SlossPlayerFeb 20152015-02-01May 20152015-05-25VVv Gaminglogo std.pngvVv
NA

HuhdleJoshua Piha
Substitute
Apr 20152015-04-07May 20152015-05-23Iceberg Esportslogo std.pngIce
NA

CensorDoug Martin
Substitute
Mar 20152015-03-10Apr 20152015-04-07FaZe Clanlogo std.pngFaZe
NA

FaccentoBrice Faccento
Substitute
Mar 20152015-03-10Apr 20152015-04-07Elevatelogo std.pngELV
NA

TeePeeTyler PolchowPlayerNov 20142014-11-14Apr 20152015-04-07FaZe Clanlogo std.pngFaZe
NA

KarmaDamon BarlowPlayerNov 20142014-11-14Apr 20152015-04-05OpTic Gaminglogo std.pngOG
NA

FeLonYTyler Johnson
Substitute
Dec 20142014-12-04Feb 20152015-02-07Team JusTuslogo std.pngJus
NA

SinfuLJonathan Baez
Substitute
Dec 20142014-12-04Feb 20152015-02-07Strictly Business Gaminglogo std.pngsB
NA

ProoFyJordan CannonPlayerNov 20142014-11-12Feb 20152015-02-01Enigma6 Grouplogo std.pngE6
EU

SwannyCallum SwanPlayerDec 20142014-12-25Jan 20152015-01-25Epsilon Esportslogo std.pngEPSI
NA

MBoZeMarcus Blanks Jr.PlayerApr 20142014-04-14Dec 20142014-12-16SYNRGY Gaminglogo std.pngSYN
NA

RickyRichard StacyPlayerApr 20142014-04-15Nov 20142014-11-14Prophecylogo std.pngproph
NA

MiRxMarcus CarterPlayerApr 20142014-04-15Oct 20142014-10-31Noble eSportslogo std.pngNoble
NA

KiLLaAdam SlossPlayerApr 20142014-04-15Oct 20142014-10-28Noble eSportslogo std.pngNoble
NA

ClaysterJames EubanksPlayerOct 20122012-10-26Nov 20122012-11-20Team TaKeOverlogo std.pngTKO
NA

NaDeSHoTMatthew HaagPlayerOct 20122012-10-26Nov 20122012-11-20OpTic Gaminglogo std.pngOG
NA

TwiZzEric ServelloPlayerOct 20122012-10-26Nov 20122012-11-20Team TaKeOverlogo std.pngTKO
NA

ASSASS1NRobert WalshPlayerDec 20112011-12-29Feb 20122012-02-08OpTic Gaminglogo std.pngOG
NA

NaDeSHoTMatthew HaagPlayerDec 20112011-12-29Feb 20122012-02-08OpTic Gaminglogo std.pngOG
NA

TwiZzEric ServelloPlayerDec 20112011-12-29Feb 20122012-02-08Team Envylogo std.pngEnvy
NA

FEARSDamod AbneyPlayer≈Jan 2012≈2012-01-??Jan 20122012-01-30Quantic Gaminglogo std.pngQuantic
NA

PHiZZURPPhillip KlemenovPlayerDec 20112011-12-29≈Jan 2012≈2012-01-??ApeX.TaKeOverlogo std.pngapeX.TKO
NA

FeloniesJake SaboPlayerApr 20112011-04-09≈Jun 2011≈2011-06-??Denial Esportslogo std.pngDNL
NA

NaDeSHoTMatthew HaagPlayerApr 20112011-04-09≈Jun 2011≈2011-06-??Team Envylogo std.pngEnvy
NA

ProoFyJordan CannonPlayerApr 20112011-04-09Jun 20112011-06-15Quantic LeveraGelogo std.pngQ.LvG
NA

FEARSDamod AbneyPlayerJun 20112011-06-07Jun 20112011-06-13Quantic LeveraGelogo std.pngQ.LvG
NA

OpTioNChris BrickerPlayerApr 20112011-04-21Jun 20112011-06-07VWS Leveragelogo std.pngVWS LvG
NA

FEARSDamod AbneyPlayerApr 20112011-04-09Apr 20112011-04-21OpTic Nationlogo std.pngON

Organization[edit]

Current[edit]

C ID Name Position
H3CZ Hector Rodriguez 80Owner & CEO
J Ryan Musselman Chief Operating Officer

Former[edit]

C ID Name Position Next Team
NaDeSHoT Matthew Haag Chief Operating Officer 100 Thieveslogo std.png100 Thieves

Team Achievements[edit]

Recent Tournament Results (View All)
GameDatePlacePrizeEventRoster
GameIcon AW.png2015-10-18A99 - 12 MLG World Finals 2015 MBoZe •   MiRx •   Ricky •   NAMELESS
GameIcon AW.png2015-09-20A77 - 8$ 11,000 MLG Pro League 2015 Season 3 Playoffs MBoZe •   MiRx •   Ricky •   Mochila
GameIcon AW.png2015-09-06C121 - 24 UMG Washington DC 2015 MBoZe •   MiRx •   Ricky •   Mochila
GameIcon AW.png2015-08-02A33$ 10,000 Gfinity Summer Championship 2015 MBoZe •   Ricky •   MiRx •   Mochila
GameIcon AW.png2015-07-12B717 - 20 UMG Dallas 2015 MBoZe •   Ricky •   MiRx •   Mochila

Media[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Articles[edit]

Interviews[edit]

Videos[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Nadeshot's Tweet twitter.com
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Nadeshot's Tweet twitter.com
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Nadeshot's Tweet twitter.com
  4. 4.0 4.1 Nadeshot's Tweet twitter.com
  5. 5.0 5.1 Nadeshot's Tweet twitter.com
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 Nadeshot's Tweet twitter.com
  7. 7.0 7.1 Nadeshot's Tweet twitter.com
  8. Nadeshot's Tweet twitter.com
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 Nadeshot's Tweet twitter.com
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 NaDeSHoT's Tweet twitter.com
  11. Clayster's Tweet twitter.com
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.3 Nadeshot's Tweet twitter.com
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 MLG AW CoD League: Rosters and Substitutes esportsnation.com