Team: Str8 Rippin – Foulacy, Fonzi, Defy

Favorite Teammates: Halo: CE – Eleven, Gintron, Toxin / Halo 2 – Foulacy, Fonzi, Detach, Tupac

Primary Rivals: Team 3D, IGS

Key Moment(s): Beating Team 3D in MLG Philly 2005.

Likes: Basketball, Women, Gaming, Killing Fonzi on his host

Dislikes: Losing, Haters, Fonzi’s Host

Quote: “People hate givin me props cuz’ i might use it against ‘em” – Ludacris

Origin of Handle: It originated from my name, Tom Taylor. A lot of people used to call me T, and then it grew into T2 and Tsquared.

Notes

  • Has consistently placed third or higher in the 4v4 at tournaments during the 2004 and 2005 season.
  • Has been very successful with a number of teams, including Trademark Gamers/Str8 Rippin, which was the team to finally break Team 3D’s season-long winning streak at MLG Philadelphia.
  • Won MLG Philadelphia and Las Vegas during the 2005 season.
  • Known for his ability to dominate power weapons.
  • Left school to pursue a full-time gaming career, which led to his being featured on MTV’s “True Life: I’m a Professional Gamer,” as well as magazine appearances in EGM, The Official Xbox Magazine, and Cargo.
  • Started his own company, Gaming-Lessons.com, which provides instruction from top gamers.
  • Has a confident and straightforward personality; he’s a great player and he knows it.