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SquishyMuffinz

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Player Information
Name:
Mariano Arruda
Birth:
November 29, 2000 (2000-11-29) (age 19)
Country:
Status:
Active
Team:
Epic Creator Code
SquishyMuffinz
Approx. Total Winnings:
$252,180
Alternate IDs:
Squishy
Current Role:
Player
Starting Game:
Links
History
2016-08-13 – 2016-08-28
2016-08-28 – 2016-09-04
2016-11-20 – 2017-05-08
2017-05-08 – 2017-07-28
2017-07-28 – 2020-06-10
2020-06-10 – Present
Upcoming Matches
NRG vs. PEEP
October 25, 2020 - 19:30 UTC

Mariano "SquishyMuffinz" Arruda (born November 29, 2000) is a Canadian Rocket League player.

Information[edit]

Settings[edit]

Camera settings[1] (list of) Last updated on 2020-09-10 (43 days ago).
Camera shakeFOVHeightAngleDistanceStiffnessSwivel speedTransition speedBall camera
No110100-32700.604.701.20Toggle
Control settings[2] (list of)
PowerslideAir roll (left/right)BoostJumpBall camBrakeThrottle
PowerslideAir roll ( - / Air roll right)BoostJumpBall camBrakeThrottle
Deadzone settings[3] (list of) Last updated on 2020-08-11 (73 days ago).
Deadzone ShapeDeadzoneDodge DeadzoneAerial SensitivitySteering Sensitivity
Cross0.050.701.301.30

Hardware[edit]

ControllerMonitorHeadset
 Sony DualShock 4 (Red) Zowie by BenQ XL2540 HyperX Cloud Alpha

Achievements[edit]

Date Placement Tier Tournament Team Result Prize
2020-09-20 A11st A2A-Tier RLCS Season X - Fall: NA Regional Event 2 4 : 0 $30,000
2019-06-23 A33 - 4th A1S-Tier RLCS Season 7 - Finals 0 : 4 $40,000
2019-06-02 A11st A2A-Tier DreamHack Pro Circuit: Dallas 2019 4 : 2 $50,000
2019-05-11 A22nd A1S-Tier RLCS Season 7 - North America 0 : 4 $33,531.25
2018-12-02 A22nd A1S-Tier ELEAGUE Cup 2018: Rocket League 1 : 4 $30,000
2018-11-11 A11st A1S-Tier RLCS Season 6 - Finals 4 : 1 $200,000
2018-10-13 A33rd A1S-Tier RLCS Season 6 - North America 4 : 0 $28,531.25
2018-08-26 A11st A2A-Tier Rocket League Universal Open: Season 2 4 : 3 $32,500
2017-10-14 A11st A1S-Tier RLCS Season 4 - North America 4 : 1 $17,250
2017-07-23 A11st A2A-Tier DreamHack Atlanta 2017 4 : 3 $20,000
About achievementsComplete Results in any Tournament

Awards[edit]

Date Tier Tournament Team Award Prize
02Tournament Awards
02 2018-10-13 021 A1S-Tier 02 Rocket_League_Championship_Series RLCS Season 6 - North America 02Cloud9 02Regular Season MVP 3rd 020$0
02 2018-10-06 021 A1S-Tier 02 Rocket_League_Championship_Series RLCS Season 6 - North America 02Cloud9 02Golden Striker 2nd 020$0
02 2018-04-14 021 A1S-Tier 02 Rocket_League_Championship_Series RLCS Season 5 - North America 02Cloud9 02Golden Striker 3rd 020$0
02 2017-10-07 021 A1S-Tier 02 Rocket_League_Championship_Series RLCS Season 4 - North America 02Cloud9 02Clutch Playmaker 1st 02250$250
01Weekly Awards
01 2018-11-11 011 A1S-Tier 01 Rocket_League_Championship_Series RLCS Season 6 - Finals 01Cloud9 01Day 2 MVP 010$0
01 2018-10-13 011 A1S-Tier 01 Rocket_League_Championship_Series RLCS Season 6 - North America 01Cloud9 01Week 1 MVP 010$0
01 2017-11-12 011 A1S-Tier 01 Rocket_League_Championship_Series RLCS Season 4 - Finals 01Cloud9 01Day 3 MVP 010$0
01 2017-10-14 011 A1S-Tier 01 Rocket_League_Championship_Series RLCS Season 4 - North America 01Cloud9 01Regional Championship MVP 010$0

Biography[edit]

Early days[edit]

Squishy started his Rocket League career when he realized he could not follow a professional soccer career. "Going pro in football/soccer is something that I always wanted to do. ...Growing up you see so many kids wanting to go pro in that, right? And it just seems impossible..." But that was not the only problem. In his early days he was diagnosed with asthma, which didn't allow him to run for long periods of time.

Squishy started playing in Rocket League’s beta phase in 2015. "Rocket League gave me a concept I loved and allowed me a second chance at a dream I couldn’t be held back from this time."[4] Within a month of the game's release he started uploading videos of Rocket League on his YouTube channel, where he posted back his highlight goals (like aerial redirect from a pass from Jstn) and montages. He quickly started improving and was outstanding despite not having a background in SARPBC. Squishy says that the reason why he became so mechanically good and consistent is because his internet did not work at all, so for the first two months he was grinding only Free Play.

Professional career[edit]

In November 2016 - Squishy, Lachinio and Torment formed Iris in preparation for Season 3 of RLCS. With that being unsuccessful, Squishy, Torment and former substitute Gimmick left Iris and formed a new team: The Muffin Men. "Me and Torment decided to give Gimmick a try and we played amazingly." With the new team, they qualified for DreamHack Atlanta, where they finished 1st.

After this, The Muffin Men were picked up by a top organization: Cloud9, and finished 1st in RLCS 4 North American Regionals. After being eliminated in game 5 from the upper bracket by PSG Esports, they had a successful streak of wins in the Losers' Bracket. They were eliminated from the tournament in Losers' Finals by Method. It was in this match, where the future World Champion performed the famous ceiling shot goal.

In Season 5 Cloud9 did not perform as well as many predicted. 'Squishy, however, was not disappointed: "...online compared to LAN is two completely different things... ...that season on LAN we finished third, and that is what matters. To us [Cloud 9], making LAN is the most important thing.", he said on his Twitch livestream.

During knockout stages in RLCS 6, Cloud9 lost their first match to We Dem Girlz and went to Losers' Bracket where they dominated and dethroned Dignitas in the Grand Finals, with Cloud9 becoming the RLCS Season 6 World Champions.

Trivia[edit]

  • Squishy is the fourth Rocket League YouTuber to reach 1 million subscribers.

Media[edit]

Interviews[edit]

2019[edit]

2018[edit]

Features[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]