The Rocket League Blogspot!

A hub for everything related to your favorite car-soccer video game.

Positional Awareness

Here I’ll explain ‘No Man’s Land’ and the errors that put you into poor positions on the RL field. We’ll tackle boost management, reads, and everything else that can gum up your position in a play.

Positional Awareness

Put an end to the guessing games when it comes down to When/Where to challenge from. Here you can find a science to back up your decisions for 50/50’s

General On-Field Reads

Whether you’re sick of absorbing demos with your face or looking to send opponents into a fit of rage, this demo guide will help you find an extra explosive flourish to your Rocket League game.

General On-Field Reads

Understanding what a half-volley and full volley are is an important step to reading and deciphering how to make bigger and more impactful touches on the ball. We can also fine-tune those touches!

General On-Field Reads

I’ve sorted these tips by rank. Whether you are a bronze or high into the ranks of grand champ, there are some important things happening on the wall that you can’t afford to miss.

Mechanic Stop N' Shop

Everything from bounce dribbles to ball carries. Everything from when to hold possession to the best finishers for every setup. It’s time to coach you the peak of ball control!

Mechanic Stop 'N Shop

Everything you need to know from half-flips to speed flips. Learn some extra mechanics along the way, such as pre-flips, stronger 50/50 challenges, andother situations the mechanic comes in handy!

Mechanic Stop N' Shop

Surprise your opponents with the least logical touch in the game! Sometimes it’s best to just sit back and learn a fresh new mechanic, even if it isn’t the most practical!

Mechanic Stop N' Shop

Air dribbles are flashy, fun, and a great way to showcase just how precise your button inputs are. They’re also difficult to master and easy to develop bad habits from.

Mechanic Stop N' Shop

Relying on luck in your 50/50’s will lose you more games than you may be ready to come to terms with. I’ve prepared a comprehensive guide to make these moments your shining new on-field strength.

Mechanic Stop N' Shop

Let me share my experience of the time I hired Fireburner as a coach. We played a few games together, and he told me these four mechanics are the most important to master in Rocket League!

Mechanic Stop N' Shop

Whether you want to work on perfecting Kuxir pinches, AztraL pinches, ground pinches, ceiling pinches, or team pinches, this is your article! We’ll break the mechanic down to its core and build from there.

Mechanic Stop N' Shop

Wavedashes are the black sheep of Rocket League mechanics. Many players have heard of them, but overlook their significance in a game of car soccer. Let’s boil down all the subtle nuances of wavedashes and their usefulness.

Mechanic Stop N' Shop

Ceiling shots are a pretty simple mechanic as long as you’ve got solid core fundamentals. Let me share some tricks to help take the edge off and reduce the process of trial-and-error.

Mechanic Stop N' Shop

These 15 secret Rocket League mechanics can help build a brighter future for you on the virtual pitch. I’ll cover subtle ways to speed up your gameplay, add consistency, and improve car control.

Mechanic Stop N' Shop

I compiled around 30 graphs highlighting different metrics caught between hitboxes. The river runs deeper than simple dimensions. Cars have different handling and varying centers of mass!

Rocket Stock Speculation Corner

Let’s take a dive into the price history of the legendary White Apex wheels. Get a grasp on how they became so valuable, where they first began to pique community interest… and more!

Rocket Stock Speculation Corner

I ranked 61 octane eSports decals from last to first and spent the extra time creating dazzling presets for each decal. I included all orgs, whether they still play in RLCS or not. Enjoy!

Rocket Stock Speculation Corner

Let’s take a look at every LAN reward wheel ever released, from the early days of RLCS season 3 to the present. No offscreen community drama left behind. Also these pictures are top notch!

Rocket Stock Speculation Corner

Ever wonder why Sovereign A/T’s are so valuable? It just so happens I had a front row seat to a price manipulation over RL’s most expensive exotic wheel. Grab a chair!

Rocket Stock Speculation Corner

Everything looks better in color, doesn’t it? Let’s abandon our preference for neutral colors for just a moment and celebrate the beauty of clashing color palettes from the 80s!

Rocket Stock Speculation Corner

These wheels aren’t widely known, but their value is surprising to anyone who has laid eyes upon a few listings. Take a look at how these wheels became coveted as a collector’s dream set!

Teamwork to A Tee

Here we’ll dive deep into the depths of effective coaching habits in your favorite car soccer game. Sure, you could pawn the duty off on a stray piece of content, or you could take your coaching to the next level.

Teamwork to A Tee

You want to get out of Platinum? It can be a real grind. What if I told you it wasn’t as much work as you’re making it out to be? Would you believe me? Let’s talk mentality.

Teamwork to A Tee

Teammates in Rocket League are a challenge of their own. Let’s discuss some methods to adapting your playstyle to bad teammates by tapping into their though process.

Teamwork to A Tee

Passes come in all shapes and sizes. Here we can learn to differentiate which passes are worth going for and how to better prepare yourself for turning them into lethal shots.

Car Ball Community Hall

Here’s a list of the 33 best workshop maps on Bakkesmod. I sorted them by car control, ball control, and good ol’ fashioned derpy fun maps. If you’re new to PC, give these a look!

Car Ball Community Hall

The Rocket League trading titan also held a prominent role in forging the grassroots RL Esports scene. I dive into 3 interviews with RLG staff to uncover the early Alpha test community stomping grounds!

Car Ball Community Hall

Ever wonder about the glamorous life of an official Rocket League Esport decal artist? Well, all 12 of you are in luck because I asked the burning questions to the V1/Tundra/NRG/Rix freelance artist: Saju.

Car Ball Community Hall

I dug around through the past for some interesting facts about Psyonix and the production of Rocket League. I threw in some lore and Easter eggs, too. It’s fascinating stuff!

Car Ball Community Hall

I interviewed my favorite YouTubers on the lifestyle of content creation in the Rocket League space. I also asked some of the burning questions that felt cute at the time.

Car Ball Community Hall

Finding a great content creator can be difficult. I thought I’d list the best Rocket League Youtubers to help you cycle through the boring stuff and get straight into the action.

Car Ball Community Hall

Number three will SHOCK you! I heard Rizzo hates America. You can’t let this Rocket League content creator go around kissing your baby. Here are seven reasons why:

Car Ball Community Hall

Join me in hyping up the blossoming Rocket League speedrunning scene! Give your training hours an extra sense of purpose as you claw your way through a worldwide leaderboard.

Car Ball Community Hall

Check out the world’s best RL freestylers, top orgs, and best tips for starting your journey to beautiful, clip-tacular car soccer. I’ll include training packs and servers for finding freestyling friends, too!

Car Ball Community Hall

I’ll go down the fiery road explaining why Epic would remove trading from Rocket League, how it impacts the game, and how it could affect the overarching gaming economy in years to come.

Car Ball Community Hall

The days that followed the Epic Games buyout have provided Rocket League discernable turbulence. We’ve seen lawsuits, layoffs, feature removals, and a refined wave of psychological warfare. Can we blame Epic for radio silence?

Car Ball Community Hall

Let’s archive the complete story of how Psyonix took the earliest strides toward complete cross-play in the gaming industry. We’ll dive into past developer interviews and scour hidden Sony documents.

Fluff

After being the leader of a full-capacity RL club for years, I can tell you which custom game modes are actually well-liked and filter out the crap. Hop on in! The water is fine.

Fluff

Sometimes good content is just sharing a laugh with someone who shares the same interests as you. Let’s take a look at some silly photos of RL cosmetics in places they don’t belong!