Staff Introduction – Obelistics

Posted by John Jackson July 6, 2020 in COMMUNITY
Today we sat down with Obelistics aka Samuel Roach.
What is your gamer tag and how did you get the name?
Obelistics – I needed a new gamer tag and decided to combine “Obelisk” and “Balistics”

What age did you start playing games and what’s the first game you remember playing?
I first played minecraft around the age of 12, and first played an FPS when I was 17
What made you decide to pursue a role in Esports? 
I’ve always had a fascination with graphic design, and continually worked and improved through playing around with work. I thoroughly enjoy Esports and helping out with graphics is doing what I enjoy.
What’s your all time favourite game?


What is a typical day like for you?
I wake up, attend lectures for the day. When lectures are over I go home and do any work that needs doing, before giving time to go through social media and play games.
What do you like to do when you aren’t gaming or working in gaming? 
I enjoy watching tv shows, or just reading.
Can you give any advice to anyone looking to start working in the Esports industry?
Don’t be afraid to take on a challenge
Any shout-outs?

Quick Fire Round!!!

1. PC or Console?


2. Prime or Netflix?


3. Cat or Dog?


4. Star Trek or Star Wars?

Star Wars

5. Coffee or Tea?


6. Android or iOS?


7. Facebook or Twitter?


8. Instagram or Snapchat ?


9. Pepsi or Coke?


10. Brown or White Bread?

White Bread

11. Ghost Busters or Goosebumps


12. South Wales or North Wales


13. Ice or Fire


14. Football or Rugby


15. Twitch or Youtube


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John Jackson
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