OpTic Call of Duty Veteran Karma Surprises Us with His Favorite Game Type

by Steven Cropley

Ahead of his team's hard-fought victory in the Call of Duty World League Dallas event hosted by Major League GamingDamon "Karma" Barlow talked to WWG about a number of topics.

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A long-time member of the competitive Call of Duty scene, Karma got his first real big chance to shine with the release of Call of Duty: Black Ops. The only player to win back-to-back World Championships, Karma won those crowns in 2013 and 2014. The veteran player has competed for legendary organizations outside of just OpTic Gaming such as Evil Geniuses and compLexity.

OpTic took down eUnited in the Grand Finals, going the distance in two best-of-five matches before earning the lion's share of the $200,000 prize pool.

In a quick fire style series of questions Karma was asked 14 different questions varying in topic found below:

Q1: What were you known for in high school?

Karma: I don’t think I was known for anything in high school. I just played video games, that was it.

Q2: What is something your fans or even your teammates don't know about you?

Karma: I played football for like nine years.

Q3: What is your favorite version of Call of Duty?

Karma: Black ops 2 was a really good game and probably my favorite, but if I said another it would probably be World at War. It was the most fun I ever had playing Call of Duty.

Q4: What is your favorite map of all time?

Karma: Makin

Q5: What is your favorite game outside of Call of Duty?

Karma: Counter-Strike

Q6: What is your most memorable moment in Call of Duty?

Karma: Winning my first CoD Champs

Q7: Is your biggest supporter your mom or dad?

Karma: Mom

Q8: What team or player did you look up to before you went pro?

Karma: Back in the day it coulda been moho or Assassin

Q9: What is your biggest weakness as a player?

Karma: I’d say my biggest weakness as a player is probably, I overthink things and I try to play a super methodical way.

Q10: What is your favorite game type in Call of Duty?

Karma: Capture the flag

Q11: DC or Marvel?

Karma: Marvel

Q12: What is one feature you want to keep/add/bring back in the next Call of Duty?

Karma: I’d like it so sliding was like an evasion mechanic and not a killing mechanic.

Q13: If you could play with any one other player who is not on your team, who would it be?

Karma: John

Q14: Favorite season of the year?

Karma: Fall

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