In a recent Twitter exchange, prominent Counter-Strike analyst and commentator, Mauisnake, came under fire from s1mple, a renowned CS:GO player, for his remarks regarding sh1ro's emotional display during an RMR event. The incident occurred during the highly anticipated CS:GO major, specifically in a match between sh1ro's team and ENCE, hosted by the European RMR event of BLAST.Tv Major 2023. The controversy ignited when Mauisnake stated, "sh1ro wasn't crying during the RMR because hobbit or buster were messing up; he was crying because the IGLing was so bad." This provocative comment quickly caught the attention of the CS:GO community, prompting responses from various players, including s1mple and Nafany, Cloud9's in-game leader.
sh1ro wasn’t crying during the RMR because hobbit or buster were messing up he was crying because the IGLing was so bad— Mauisnake (@Mauisnake) June 23, 2023
Nafany was the first to respond to Mauisnake's tweet, replying, "Man, shout your mouth when you don't possess all the facts. If being an analyst gives you the audacity to talk negatively about anyone or any team, you should reconsider your role as a person. It's easy to speak ill, but it's better to speak based on facts rather than lies."
Man, shout your mouth while you don’t know a pice of info. Thanks. If your thinks been an analyst give you any possibility talk shit about anyone or any team better rethink about you as a person.— nafany. (@nafanyGOD) June 23, 2023
It’s cool to speak shit, but better to speak facts not lie)
Mauisnake, undeterred by NafanyGOD's rebuttal, fired back with a critique of Cloud9's gameplay, stating, "I'm sick of watching this jiggle peek for info, default every single round style. It has already cost ax1le's career its prime years, and there's no telling if sh1ro will reach the same heights again. Sh1ro's rifling skills were among the highest peaks I've ever seen, but what does he have to show for it?"
man i'm sick of watching this jiggle peek for info, default every single round style that's cost the prime year of ax1le's career already. no telling if sh1ro will reach the same heights again either. one of the highest peaks i've ever seen in a rifler and what's there to show— Mauisnake (@Mauisnake) June 23, 2023
s1mple, known for his strong opinions, did not hesitate to respond to Mauisnake's game analysis. He expressed his dissatisfaction, saying, "I'm tired of your monotonous game analysis. Please acquire more knowledge in your field. Sometimes it's truly unbearable to listen to you on the desk. Try to understand the game better; you have many intelligent individuals around you." In a subsequent tweet, s1mple added, "He actually unfollowed the best FPS player 💀 💀 💀"
I'm tired of your boring game analysis, please get more knowledge in your work, sometimes it’s actually terrible to hear you on desk, try to understand game better, you have so many smart people around— Sasha (@s1mpleO) June 23, 2023
Surprised by s1mple's statement, Mauisnake replied, "I never followed you...?"
i never followed you...?— Mauisnake (@Mauisnake) June 23, 2023
The CS:GO community was stirred by the Twitter feud between s1mple and Mauisnake over the latter's controversial comment on sh1ro's emotional moment during the RMR event. The incident highlighted the passion and emotional investment that players have in the game, as well as the differing opinions among analysts and professional gamers. While conflicts like these can often ignite tensions within the community, they also provide an opportunity for healthy debate and the exchange of perspectives, ultimately fostering growth within the esports industry.