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The team has been around since the 2010 World Cyber Games, making it one of the first teams in the NA circuit along with Counter Logic Gaming. In May 2011, Dan Dinh and Salce, along with Dyrus, Doublelift, Westrice, and bobbyhankhill, formally created Epik. Team Epik became popular for their success at the Riot Season 1 NA Qualifiers, taking second. They then went on to capture fourth place at Riot Season 1 Championship. After going through several roster changes, in 2012 Epik was picked up as a second team by Team SoloMid and became Team SoloMid Evo, which disbanded four months later.
On December 12, Epik Gamer was rebooted for the North American Season 3 Championship Series, but failed to qualify, and subsequently disbanded.
Early Years of Epik Gamer
In August of 2010, team HawkshotGG was formed, consisting of Dan Dinh, Salce, Araragi, Master of LoL, Grafic, Xcessiv, and Dyrus. The team was formed in order to compete in the 2010 World Cyber Games. After qualifying for the 2010 World Cyber Games North American Qualifiers, HawkshotGG renames to EPIKGamer. Epik Gamer would take second place in the 2010 World Cyber Games North American Qualifiers, falling to Counter Logic Gaming in the grand finals 1-2.
In late September of 2010, Epik Gamer would disband, with Dan Dinh, Salce, Araragi, Master of LoL, Grafic, Xcessiv, and Dyrus leaving.
On May 22, 2011, EPIK would place second at the Riot Season 1 NA Qualifiers
Epik Gamer would attend the Riot Season 1 Championship on June 18, 2011, where they would place fourth. In the group stage, Epik Gamer would take first, going 3-0 by defeating against All authority, FnaticMSI, and Team Pacific. After placing first, Epik Gamer would be directly seeded into the semi finals, where they would fall 0-2 to FnaticMSI. Dropping down to the loser's bracket, EG would fall there to Team SoloMid 0-2.
Epik Gamer was invited to compete in the 2011 MLG Pro Circuit - Raleigh. In the group stage, Epik would place second going 2-1, defeating Team SoloMid, Curse Gaming, while falling to Counter Logic Gaming. Due to the extended series rule, Epik Gamer would come into the finals against Counter Logic Gaming 0-2. Unfortunately for EG, they would lose the next two games, going 0-4 against CLG in the finals and ending off with a second place finish.
On September 22, Epik would see another change in their roster, with Nhat Nguyen replacing PureGoldenBoy as Epik Gamer's new support. Nhat Nguyen would be suggested to the team by Riot Rara, they would have addded Curtoky. After plying some matches with Nhat, the team decided to choose him.
Less than a month after the roster change, Epik Gamer would attend the IGN ProLeague Season 3 - Atlantic City. In the tournament, Epik would defeat v8 Esports 2-0 in the quarterfinals and Team SoloMid 2-1 in the semifinals. Advancing to the grand finals, Epik would lose 1-2 to Dignitas, taking home second place.
In the 2011 MLG Pro Circuit in Providence, Epik Gamer would take second place. At the event Epik would defeat Dignitas 2-0 in the first round and Team SoloMid 2-1 in the second round. However, Epik would lose in their rematch against Team Solomid in the grand finals, despite having a 2-1 lead over TSM.
End of Epik Gamer
In March and April of 2012, various changes occurred to the Epik Gamer player roster. On March 13, long time top lane player Dyrus left to join Team SoloMid. Two days after his departure, team founder, owner, and captain Dan Dinh was kicked from Epik Gamer. A few days after the two large departures, ClakeyD joined team Epik Gamer to become their new jungler. However, his tenure at EG would only last a month as he would leave on April 13. On the same day of ClakeyD's departure, former v8 Esports members Aphromoo and Unstoppable join Epik Gamer. On April 24, wingsofdeathx replaces Westrice.
At the end of these hectic final months, the resulting roster of Epik Gamer would be Salce, Aphromoo, Nhat Nguyen, Unstoppable, wingsofdeathx, and Callipygous.
On May 11, 2012, Team SoloMid acquires the roster of Epik Gamer, with Epik Gamer becoming Team SoloMid Evo
In December of 2012, Epik Gamer reformed with Dan Dinh, Salce, Westrice, cat8, and puregoldenboy to compete in the Season 3 qualifiers. They played in the offline qualifiers on January 4-5 with wingsofdeathx as a sub in place of Westrice, and qualified for the live offline qualifier on January 11. But they failed to make it past the offline qualifiers, and subsequently disbanded again.
- May 1, Epik Gamer is reformed.
Dan Dinh, and
bobbyhankhill joins as substitute.
- July 9,
- September 22,
Nhat Nguyen joins.
- October 6,
Crumbzz joins as temporary substitute for IGN ProLeague Season 3 - Atlantic City, replacing Salce.
- October 9,
Crumbzz (temporary substitute) leaves.
- March (approx.), Westrice (Bot to Top) changes position.
- March 13,
- March 15,
Dan Dinh leaves.
- April (approx.),
- April 24,
- May 11, Team SoloMid Evo acquires Epik Gamer.
Nhat Nguyen leave.
- December 20, Epik Gamer is reformed.
|Salce||Trevor Salce||Mid||FXOpen e-Sports||2012-12-20||2013-01-30|
|Westrice||Jonathan Nguyen||Bot||FXOpen e-Sports||2012-12-20||2013-01-30|
|cat8||Will Kim (김우성)||Support||New World Eclipse||2012-12-20||2013-01-30|
|Dan Dinh||Daniel Dinh||Jungle||TSM||2012-12-20||2013-01-??|
|Aphromoo||Zaqueri Black||Bot||Team SoloMid Evo||2012-04-??||2012-05-11|
|Nhat Nguyen||Nhat Nguyen||Support||Team SoloMid Evo||2011-09-22||2012-05-11|
|Unstoppable||Johnny Tran||Jungle||Team SoloMid Evo||2012-04-??||2012-05-11|
|wingsofdeathx||Daryl Hennegan||Top||Team SoloMid Evo||2012-04-24||2012-05-11|
|Salce||Trevor Salce||Mid||Team SoloMid Evo||2011-05-01||2012-05-11|
|Westrice||Jonathan Nguyen||Bot||Team Curse||2011-05-01||2012-04-24|
|Dan Dinh||Daniel Dinh||Jungle||TEAM4NOT.NA||2011-05-01||2012-03-15|
|puregoldenboy||Jonathan Au||Support||Epik Gamer||2011-07-09||2011-09-22|
|Doublelift||Peter Peng||Support||Team Curse||2011-05-01||2011-07-09|
|Hai L9||Hai Lam||Mid||Orbit Gaming||???||???|
|Salce||Trevor Salce||Mid||Epik Gamer||2010-08-??||2010-09-??|
|Dan Dinh||Daniel Dinh||Jungle||Counter Logic Gaming||2010-08-??||2010-09-??|
|Dyrus||Marcus Hill||Top||Epik Gamer||2010-08-??||2010-09-??|
|MasteR of LoL||Joshua Webb||AD/Top||University of California, Irvine||2010-08-??||2010-09-??|
|Brandon Phan||AD||IGN Proleague Season 4 - Las Vegas|
|Clark Douglas Smith||Jungle||IGN Proleague Season 4 - Las Vegas|
|IGN Proleague Season 3 - Atlantic City|
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- September 11, 2010 WCG NA - Player Profiles (EPIK / HawkshotGG) with Phreak
- September 1, 2011 Epik Gaming at MLG Raleigh with CyberSportsNetwork
- WCG North America - Region 4 Rosters na.leagueoflegends.com
- Epik Gamer Update solomid.net
- Team SoloMid Announces Roster Change solomid.net
- Epik Gamer Official Roster Changes & Explanations leagueoflegends.com
- Wingsofdeathx Facebook Post facebook.com
- SoloMid Major Updates! solomid.net
- EPIK GAMER (EG) is streaming rank 5s right now. reddit.com