Spratt got his start on YouTube in 2009 where he is widely known for his proficiency with a sniper and ability to share that wealth of knowledge with his audience. He has earned over 75,000,000 views and 900,000 subscribers. Originally from Rotherham, UK, Spratt has made the move to North America to be a director under the OpTic banner.
Create is a designer, photographer and producer for OpTic Gaming. Aaron is the co-producer of Vision and is responsible for many other content related activities on the OpTic Nation YouTube channel. In addition to his work on Nation, Aaron also uploads VLOGs, game highlight videos and CS:GO frag movies to his personal channel.
Born October 25, 1989, Flamesword began playing Halo 2 in 2004 while in high school. Simultaneously he was an avid basketball player, but because of his size, he knew that he wouldn’t have a chance in the NBA. His focus shifted toward competitive gaming, specifically in the Halo scene, however because of his age he wasn’t able to officially compete at an event.
Widely known for his impressive sniping, Pamaj got his start on YouTube in 2010 and has seen immense success. Having previously represented OpTic and FaZe before spending sometime on his own, Pamaj re-joined OpTic Gaming in 2015 and moved into the OpTic Scuf House as a director. Throughout his YouTube career, Pamaj has released some of the most popular sniping content including the Catalyst Trilogy and has surpassed 2.8 million subscribers.
Nick “Maniac” Kershner began his competing career at age 15. Maniac broke out in Halo 3 where he earned two top eight finishes in three events before going on to place 5th at MLG Anahiem and 1st at the MLG Orlando National Championship in 2009 with Believe the Hype. Despite numerous roster changes including a brief stints with OpTic Gaming’s Formal, Maniac and Believe the Hype would secure a 3rd place finish at the 2011 Halo Reach National Championships.
Marcus “MBoZe” Blanks has been an avid Call of Duty player since Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare and Call of Duty: World at War, where he played casually with friends. After discovering the growing presence of competitive Call of Duty, MBoZe made a name for himself at MLG Dallas in 2013 and found himself a spot on OpTic Gaming after UMG Philadelphia in 2014. Recently, MBoZe has taken a break from competing to focus on content and is a regular on the OpTic Podcast.
Midnite has become one of the most prominent figures inside of the OpTic brand. Becoming rooted in video games, Midnite discovered gameplay videos on YouTube and soon began recording her own. This eventually pulled her into contact with OpTic where she was offered the chance to try out for the girl’s team. After earning a spot on the team Midnite’s channel exploded, gaining 10,000 subscribers in the first month. Since then, Midnite has continued consistently making videos for OpTic Gaming where she captures her experiences with Call of Duty and other popular titles.
13 time Call of Duty Champion BigTymer began his Call of Duty career in the midst of Call of Duty 4. Along with his team Xtravagant, BigTymer immediately became victorious with a first place standing at the MLG National Championship in 2009. The team continued to achieve top placements throughout the rest of the Call of Duty 4 season and into Modern Warfare 2. BigTymer joined OpTic Gaming in 2011 and competed until 2014. He has since grown an immense following on YouTube and has been a driving force for OpTic Gaming’s content production.
Hitch is the producer for shows like Vision and Smooth Competition that air on the team’s YouTube channel. Deemed the team houses’ resident tripod, Hitch got his start with video production creating content on EGB before producing event experience’s for UMG Events. In 2014 Hitch was brought on to be the on-screen presence for OpTic Intel before moving into the OpTic Scuf House following the 2015 Worlds Documentary. Since joining OpTic Gaming, Hitch has surpassed 125,000 subscribers on his personal channel where he uploads Vlogs and highlights from his stream.