So you want to be a Pro Gamer: Part 1

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Growing up as an avid gamer, I was always told one thing. “You will never be able to make money by playing games.” I was told this by parents, grandparents, coaches, and teachers. Guess the jokes on them huh?
In this day in age, there are many ways that a gamer can make money by playing games. The amount of money has increased steadily over the years and now there doesn’t appear to be an end in sight for how much someone can make from playing video games. There are currently gamers out there making hundreds of thousands a year doing what they love to do, and now, you can start on that path as well.
In this book, I will go over several ways that you, a casual gamer, can turn your passion into a career, or at the very least, a well-paying job. Nothing I will go over is a huge secret, but I will put everything I have learned over the years into one source that you can use at your leisure. You may be asking yourself, “what makes this guy qualified to give me this advice?”
Honestly, nothing by itself qualifies me to try and teach you anything. I’m just like many of you, I’m a gamer that would love to be able to make a living for myself and my family by playing the games that I love. I’m also a writer, so I’m able to take everything that I’ve picked up online over the last few years and put it all into book format for you all to enjoy.
In this book, we will cover the big sources of income for gamers. Those are becoming an eSports player, a Youtube star, or a streaming personality. The good thing about all these things is that you don’t just have to focus on one aspect. In fact, if you do one, you can do two or all three at once if you’re really good at your chosen game.
So sit back and enjoy yourself. Read this book in its entirety or just the sections that you feel pertain to you.

Call of Duty Thoughts

So every year a new Call of Duty title is launched, and every year people start their grind all over again. This year, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 launched and it changed the basic mold of Call of Duty. Usually, you’ll get a single player campaign, multiplayer, and maybe zombies content. Well this year, Treyarch and Activision changed that mold. Instead of a single player campaign, the game launched with Blackout, a battle royale game mode to take advantage of the current battle royale trend.

Regardless of what you think about the change, it seems to be doing good things for Call of Duty. The people who don’t like to grind multiplayer now have a new mode to grind in Blackout. The majority of the people who play Blackout seem to love it, and multiplayer is more fun to most this year as well.

The big problem I’m seeing right now is that Blackout gets more attention than multiplayer in regards to updates and new content. This is good for the Blackout players but leaves the multiplayer crowd feeling left out and neglected. I feel they need to be making sure all the game modes receive the same attention to keep all modes feeling fresh and fun.

I personally think that they are doing a great job with this game, and since I constantly switch between the two modes it doesn’t upset me as it does a lot of other people. Let me know what you think if you’re a Call of Duty player. Does it make you upset or do you approve of the way the updates are being done at the moment? Let me know in the comments below and as always thank you for reading.