|Name:||Hong Min-gi (홍민기)|
|Team:||CJ Entus Frost|
|Alternate IDs:||CJ Entus 민기, Azubu MadLife, MiG MadLife|
|Birthday:||October 5, 1992|
|Peak League:||Challenger I (KR) 605 LP|
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Hong "MadLife" Min-gi is the Support player for CJ Entus Frost.
Prior to playing League of Legends he had played Starcraft as a child and transitioned to Starcraft II at the age of 18. In September 2010 he began playing League, his arrival into the game being later than many of his peers and team mates who in most cases had been playing since beta. The first champion he played was Blitzcrank, who he continues to play on a competitive level. He regards the decision to play Blitzcrank as one of the factors which made the game fun for him. Along with his teammate Shy, he was a member of MiG when the team won the OngameNet Invitational, a victory contributing to his eventual invitation to join Azubu Frost. He remained the support player of Azubu Frost being with them when they placed second in the 2012 Season 2 world finals. He remained with the team when it was acquired by CJ Entus and continues to play for them as of 2013.
- Among Koreans, it was jokingly said that MiG (A previous name of CJ Entus Frost) stood for "MadLife is God." They also say "MAmen" whenever he shows exceptional play.
- Appears in Riot Games - Road to the Cup Season 3 video, as the best Blitzcrank. 
- Awarded Best Support at 2012 Korean e-Sports Awards. 
- Earned over 80% of the allstar vote giving him the highest percentage vote of all players in all regions.
- Enjoys playing the game Osu! as it requires concentration and good hand-eye co-ordination skills which come in useful when playing LoL.
- Favorite champions are:
- Had the nickname "Machine" in Korea as a result of his lack of expression and his favorite champion being
- Has individually earned approximately $76,000 since becoming a professional e-sports player (July 2013).
- His pioneering of heavy AP champions as support such as
Zyra caused some to believe he was trolling or purposefully playing inefficient champions. This style of play has since come into the mainstream support meta.
- Is known as a god within the community for his 'godlike' support play.
- Is well known for being one of the top skill shot based support players in the world. His excellence on
Thresh is put down to brilliant micromanagement skills.
- Known for his stylistic and aesthetically pleasing play. He is often the subject of youtube videos which praise his ability pull off complex and difficult plays.
- Possesses a deep champion pool with no known support champions that he is weak with.
- Prefers to be known by his full name (Hong Min-gi) as opposed to MadLife.
- Regarded as one of the best support players in the world in terms of both aggressive and passive play.
- Stated in interviews that he meditates to relax and finds it a good way to prepare for important matches.
- While his western age is 21 he is 23 in Korea as people are seen to be 1 at birth and age not on a particular month but at the start of every year.
|Champion Pick Statistic for OGN Spring 2014|
|2013-12-01||IEM Season VIII - Singapore|| CJ Entus Frost|
0 : 2
|2013-08-28||HOT6iX Champions Summer 2013|| CJ Entus Frost|
2 : 3
|2013-06-05||OLYMPUS Champions Spring 2013|| CJ Entus Frost|
0 : 3
SK Telecom T1 2
|2013-05-26||All-Star Shanghai 2013|| Korea Champions|
2 : 0
|2013-05-26||Bottom Lane Skill Competition - All-Star Shanghai 2013|| PraY/Madlife |
1 : 0
|2013-03-09||IEM Season VII - World Championship|| CJ Entus Frost|
1 : 3
CJ Entus Blaze
|2013-02-22||OGN Club Masters|| CJ Entus (Club Masters)|
0 : 3
|2013-02-02||OLYMPUS Champions Winter 2012-2013|| Azubu Frost|
0 : 3
|2013-01-20||IEM Season VII - Global Challenge Katowice|| Azubu Frost|
0 : 2
|2012-10-13||Season 2 World Championship|| Azubu Frost|
1 : 3
|2012-09-08||Azubu The Champions Summer 2012|| Azubu Frost|
3 : 2
|2012-05-19||Azubu The Champions Spring 2012|| Maximum impact Gaming Frost|
0 : 3
Maximum impact Gaming Blaze
|2012-02-17||OnGameNet LoL Invitational|| Maximum impact Gaming Frost|
2 : 1
Counter Logic Gaming
- January 11th - OGN Champions Interview With MadLife and Shy (Translated) with Inven.co.kr, translated by ggChronicle
- February 25th - Korean eSports Weekly : Min-Gi “MadLife” Hong LoLStar Interview (Translated) with Daily eSports, translated by ggChronicle
- May 26th - Shanghai All Stars 2013 Interview: Madlife (video) with GameSpot
- August 14th - Support Lesson with Madlife and Mata with Korea Riot Games
- September 18th - Cloth5 Interview with CJ Entus Frost Support MadLife (video) with Cloth5
- September 18th - CJ Entus Frost 'MadLife' Interview (video) with Leaguepedia
- May 8th - It a Mad, MadLife in Paris (video) with onGamers
- May 9th - Madlift or DoubleLife, Team Ice's Bot Lane chat across barriers (video) with onGamers
- October 29th - 'Reflections with MadLife (video) with Thorin
- MadLife - God of Grab
- CJ Entus Frost Madlife Thresh
- lol cj entus Madlife & Hermes combination
- God of Support - Shanghai Allstar
- MadLife is God: Post-S2/S3 Highlight Video
- CJ FROST MADLIFE 하이라이트 MADMOVIE
- God of Grab: MadLife's Best Plays | LoL Pro Series
- Azubu Player Site teamazubu.com
- Season 2 WC Team Page tournaments.leagueoflegends.com
- Road to the Cupyoutube.com
- Result of 2012 Korean e-Sports Awardsinven.com.kr
- LoL Esports Profile Page lolesports.com
- [리그디스 질문드랍] 16편: 아주부 프로스트 '빠른별' 정민성 (Korean) thisisgame.com
- e-Sports Earnings Profile Page esportsearnings.com
- Madlife vs Maknoon youtube.com