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* Heartwarming: The sheer joy he shows while playing good game by himself, or with friends.
** Special mention goes to his play thru of Toonstruck on mostly walking. The sheer joy and charm he and his co hosts find in how well the game is made and how well it is written.


-->''"[[CrowningMomentofHeartwarming Having a Starcraft family has been instrumental to, like, everything]]."''

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-->''"[[CrowningMomentofHeartwarming Having -->''"Having a Starcraft family has been instrumental to, like, everything]].everything."''


->''"Welcome, Ladies and Gentlemen... ''this'' is the ''Day9 Daily'': where we learn how to be a better gamer!" [[spoiler:"Except on Monday where we just dick around."]]''

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->''"Welcome, Ladies and Gentlemen... ''this'' is the ''Day9 ''[=Day9=] Daily'': where we learn how to be a better gamer!" [[spoiler:"Except on Monday where we just dick around."]]''



Enter the ''Day9 Daily,'' a place where anyone from a RealTimeStrategy stripling to someone scraping up against the ceiling of the exalted Masters league can [[CatchPhrase learn how to be a better gamer]].

Sean "Day9" Plott is a famous ''VideoGame/{{StarCraft|I}}: Brood War'' and ''VideoGame/StarcraftII'' player and commentator with his Internet ''Day9 Daily'' show, where he casts and analyzes high level play in front of a live audience, five days a week.

The self-proclaimed "Goldilocks of ''VideoGame/StarcraftII'' casting," Day9 keeps the atmosphere of his casting informal, lighthearted, and comical, all while ensuring that the actual analysis stays deep, thorough, and compelling throughout.

To shake things up, Day9 features a rotating schedule of theme-based dailies:

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Enter the ''Day9 ''[=Day9=] Daily,'' a place where anyone from a RealTimeStrategy stripling to someone scraping up against the ceiling of the exalted Masters league can [[CatchPhrase learn how to be a better gamer]].

Sean "Day9" "[=Day9=]" Plott is a famous ''VideoGame/{{StarCraft|I}}: Brood War'' and ''VideoGame/StarcraftII'' player and commentator with his Internet ''Day9 ''[=Day9=] Daily'' show, where he casts and analyzes high level play in front of a live audience, five days a week.

The self-proclaimed "Goldilocks of ''VideoGame/StarcraftII'' casting," Day9 [=Day9=] keeps the atmosphere of his casting informal, lighthearted, and comical, all while ensuring that the actual analysis stays deep, thorough, and compelling throughout.

To shake things up, Day9 [=Day9=] features a rotating schedule of theme-based dailies:



** '''Frienday Wednesday''': A daily featuring commentary by both Day9 and a professional ''VideoGame/StarcraftII'' player.

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** '''Frienday Wednesday''': A daily featuring commentary by both Day9 [=Day9=] and a professional ''VideoGame/StarcraftII'' player.



The ''[[http://day9.tv/ Day9 Daily]]'' itself is [[http://www.twitch.tv/day9tv streamed live]] Sunday through Thursday at 7:00PM PST and runs for about one hour. Archives can be found at either [[http://day9tv.blip.tv/ Blip]] or [[http://www.youtube.com/day9tv YouTube]]. However, if that's not enough Day9 for you, he also has Day9's day off, where on Friday's he'll stream himself playing a game [[SomethingCompletelyDifferent other than Starcraft II]], usually one without multiplayer entirely. Finally, he's begun a series called "Spellslingers" via Creator/GeekAndSundry, in which he and a guest play ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering''.

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The ''[[http://day9.tv/ Day9 Daily]]'' itself is [[http://www.twitch.tv/day9tv streamed live]] Sunday through Thursday at 7:00PM PST and runs for about one hour. Archives can be found at either [[http://day9tv.blip.tv/ Blip]] or [[http://www.youtube.com/day9tv YouTube]]. However, if that's not enough Day9 [=Day9=] for you, he also has Day9's [=Day9=]'s day off, where on Friday's he'll stream himself playing a game [[SomethingCompletelyDifferent other than Starcraft II]], usually one without multiplayer entirely. Finally, he's begun a series called "Spellslingers" via Creator/GeekAndSundry, in which he and a guest play ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering''.



* BadassCreed: "Day9 plays games, not girls"

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* BadassCreed: "Day9 "[=Day9=] plays games, not girls"



** djWHEAT: ''DayJWheat''

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** djWHEAT: ''DayJWheat''''[=DayJWheat=]''



** The absolute least impressive one compared to all these, but the one any given ''[=StarCraft=]'' player is most likely to interact with: for a Funday Monday, he proposed an alternate style of play wherein every player voluntarily limits themselves to only building one specific (military) unit the entire game[[note]]This places greater emphasis on teamwork, unconventional tactics like cannon rushing, and absolute hilarity when a team ends up with a wacky combination of units[[/note]]. It now has dedicated maps and is one of the most popular custom modes in circulation. Yep: Day9 invented Team Monobattles.

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** The absolute least impressive one compared to all these, but the one any given ''[=StarCraft=]'' player is most likely to interact with: for a Funday Monday, he proposed an alternate style of play wherein every player voluntarily limits themselves to only building one specific (military) unit the entire game[[note]]This places greater emphasis on teamwork, unconventional tactics like cannon rushing, and absolute hilarity when a team ends up with a wacky combination of units[[/note]]. It now has dedicated maps and is one of the most popular custom modes in circulation. Yep: Day9 [=Day9=] invented Team Monobattles.



** Day9 has a squeaky chair for his streams. Every now and then he'll remind us of this fact by ''sloooooooooooowly'' reclining back for a long, drawn out, ''squeeee-e-e-e-e-e-e[[OverlyLongGag -e-e-e-e-e-e-e-eeeeek]].''

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** Day9 [=Day9=] has a squeaky chair for his streams. Every now and then he'll remind us of this fact by ''sloooooooooooowly'' reclining back for a long, drawn out, ''squeeee-e-e-e-e-e-e[[OverlyLongGag -e-e-e-e-e-e-e-eeeeek]].''



--> Alternatively: ''"Welcome to the Day9 Daily, where we Learn To Be A Better Gamer... except on Mondays, where we just dick around!"''
* SesquipedalianLoquaciousness: Occasionally and usually hilariously results in Day9-exclusive [[{{Neologism}} neologisms]] such as "''continuate''" (as a verb), "''aggrensive'', or "''irrescapable.''"

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--> Alternatively: ''"Welcome to the Day9 [=Day9=] Daily, where we Learn To Be A Better Gamer... except on Mondays, where we just dick around!"''
* SesquipedalianLoquaciousness: Occasionally and usually hilariously results in Day9-exclusive [=Day9=]-exclusive [[{{Neologism}} neologisms]] such as "''continuate''" (as a verb), "''aggrensive'', or "''irrescapable.''"



* UnfortunateNames: It's difficult for viewer-submitted replays to ''not'' feature an example of this, which Day9 will happily take advantage of.

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* UnfortunateNames: It's difficult for viewer-submitted replays to ''not'' feature an example of this, which Day9 [=Day9=] will happily take advantage of.


** "DayJ" might count as well.

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** "DayJ" "[=DayJ=]" might count as well.


* LetsPlay: Has done ''Amnesia'', and has also done a short runthrough of ''VideoGame/KingdomsOfAmalurReckoning'' in the company of FeliciaDay. Kind of an advertising stunt. [[TropesAreNotBad Still awesome]].

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* LetsPlay: Has done ''Amnesia'', and has also done a short runthrough of ''VideoGame/KingdomsOfAmalurReckoning'' in the company of FeliciaDay.Creator/FeliciaDay. Kind of an advertising stunt. [[TropesAreNotBad Still awesome]].


Sean "Day9" Plott is a famous ''{{StarCraft}}: Brood War'' and ''VideoGame/StarcraftII'' player and commentator with his Internet ''Day9 Daily'' show, where he casts and analyzes high level play in front of a live audience, five days a week.

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Sean "Day9" Plott is a famous ''{{StarCraft}}: ''VideoGame/{{StarCraft|I}}: Brood War'' and ''VideoGame/StarcraftII'' player and commentator with his Internet ''Day9 Daily'' show, where he casts and analyzes high level play in front of a live audience, five days a week.



* BadassBookworm: There's a reason he knows so much about the game, being a former professional ''{{Starcraft}}: Brood War'' player himself.

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* BadassBookworm: There's a reason he knows so much about the game, being a former professional ''{{Starcraft}}: ''VideoGame/{{Starcraft|I}}: Brood War'' player himself.



* BadassFamily: Not only is his brother a professional ''{{Starcraft}}'' player and commentator, but he has repeatedly emphasized the fact that his entire family, specifically his mom, have been incredibly supportive.

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* BadassFamily: Not only is his brother a professional ''{{Starcraft}}'' ''Starcraft'' player and commentator, but he has repeatedly emphasized the fact that his entire family, specifically his mom, have been incredibly supportive.



* PromotedFanboy: With regard to ''{{Starcraft}},'' naturally.

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* PromotedFanboy: With regard to ''{{Starcraft}},'' ''Starcraft,'' naturally.



** The absolute least impressive one compared to all these, but the one any given ''StarCraft'' player is most likely to interact with: for a Funday Monday, he proposed an alternate style of play wherein every player voluntarily limits themselves to only building one specific (military) unit the entire game[[note]]This places greater emphasis on teamwork, unconventional tactics like cannon rushing, and absolute hilarity when a team ends up with a wacky combination of units[[/note]]. It now has dedicated maps and is one of the most popular custom modes in circulation. Yep: Day9 invented Team Monobattles.

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** The absolute least impressive one compared to all these, but the one any given ''StarCraft'' ''[=StarCraft=]'' player is most likely to interact with: for a Funday Monday, he proposed an alternate style of play wherein every player voluntarily limits themselves to only building one specific (military) unit the entire game[[note]]This places greater emphasis on teamwork, unconventional tactics like cannon rushing, and absolute hilarity when a team ends up with a wacky combination of units[[/note]]. It now has dedicated maps and is one of the most popular custom modes in circulation. Yep: Day9 invented Team Monobattles.



* SiblingRivalry: Alleges that he and his brother were always each other's biggest gaming competitors. While not always directly competing with one another, they were formerly competing in the same pro-gaming scene back during ''{{Starcraft}}: Brood War'' and both currently work as high-level commentators for ''VideoGame/StarcraftII''.

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* SiblingRivalry: Alleges that he and his brother were always each other's biggest gaming competitors. While not always directly competing with one another, they were formerly competing in the same pro-gaming scene back during ''{{Starcraft}}: ''Starcraft: Brood War'' and both currently work as high-level commentators for ''VideoGame/StarcraftII''.


The ''[[http://day9.tv/ Day9 Daily]]'' itself is [[http://www.twitch.tv/day9tv streamed live]] Sunday through Thursday at 7:00PM PST and runs for about one hour. Archives can be found at either [[http://day9tv.blip.tv/ Blip]] or [[http://www.youtube.com/day9tv YouTube]]. However, if that's not enough Day9 for you, he also has Day9's day off, where on Friday's he'll stream himself playing a game [[SomethingCompletelyDifferent other than Starcraft II]], usually one without multiplayer entirely. Finally, he's begun a series called "Spellslingers" via GeekAndSundry, in which he and a guest play ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering''.

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The ''[[http://day9.tv/ Day9 Daily]]'' itself is [[http://www.twitch.tv/day9tv streamed live]] Sunday through Thursday at 7:00PM PST and runs for about one hour. Archives can be found at either [[http://day9tv.blip.tv/ Blip]] or [[http://www.youtube.com/day9tv YouTube]]. However, if that's not enough Day9 for you, he also has Day9's day off, where on Friday's he'll stream himself playing a game [[SomethingCompletelyDifferent other than Starcraft II]], usually one without multiplayer entirely. Finally, he's begun a series called "Spellslingers" via GeekAndSundry, Creator/GeekAndSundry, in which he and a guest play ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering''.


** He recently revealed that his three secret accounts (used for playing each race based on a dice roll) were in [[BadAss Grandmaster League]]. Ironically this took place during the ravaging of his manhood while playing ''VideoGame/AmnesiaTheDarkDescent''.

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** He recently revealed that his three secret accounts (used for playing each race based on a dice roll) were in [[BadAss Grandmaster League]].League. Ironically this took place during the ravaging of his manhood while playing ''VideoGame/AmnesiaTheDarkDescent''.



** In 2011 he was chosen as one of ''Forbes''' ''[[http://www.forbes.com/special-report/2011/30-under30-12/30-under-30-12_entertainment.html 30 Under 30]],'' earning the honor again [[http://www.forbes.com/special-report/2014/30-under-30/games.html in 2014]] alongside his own idol Jaedong. [[{{Badass}} Nerd. Baller.]]

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** In 2011 he was chosen as one of ''Forbes''' ''[[http://www.forbes.com/special-report/2011/30-under30-12/30-under-30-12_entertainment.html 30 Under 30]],'' earning the honor again [[http://www.forbes.com/special-report/2014/30-under-30/games.html in 2014]] alongside his own idol Jaedong. [[{{Badass}} Nerd. Baller.]]


* AwesomeYetPractical: On the other hand, Funday Mondays such as "Expand Every Five Minutes" or "Carrier Rush" can result in some seemingly-silly strategies that have a modicum of merit. ConfusionFu certainly helps.


* LetsPlay: Has done ''Amnesia'', and has also done a short runthrough of ''KingdomsOfAmalurReckoning'' in the company of FeliciaDay. Kind of an advertising stunt. [[TropesAreNotBad Still awesome]].

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* LetsPlay: Has done ''Amnesia'', and has also done a short runthrough of ''KingdomsOfAmalurReckoning'' ''VideoGame/KingdomsOfAmalurReckoning'' in the company of FeliciaDay. Kind of an advertising stunt. [[TropesAreNotBad Still awesome]].

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* LineOfSightName: Discussed in [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2eWPk6yKlQU&t=13m30s this Grim Fandango LP clip]] when picking the drinking word of the day:
-->'''Day[9]:''' We're really uncreative, we just saw pigeons and we're like "pigeon." [...] I promise you that if, like, our wife gives birth, we'll be like, "Let's name the baby Hospital!"


* AtrociousAlias: [=TangKamikaze=], an old handle.
** "DayJ" might count as well.



* FailOSuckyname: [=TangKamikaze=], an old handle.
** "DayJ" might count as well.


* LovableCoward. Some fans liked DayNine's reaction to [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rYyRdBRF1fQ bugs]] [[note]]end of Daily #305[[/note]], reaction to [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fl299_IffXE ferrets]] [[note]]State of the Game #42[[/note]] and other stories he told about himself so much, that they even [[http://www.reddit.com/r/starcraft/comments/jpham/official_get_day9_to_stream_himself_playing/ wanted to ask him]] to play through ''VideoGame/AmnesiaTheDarkDescent''.

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* LovableCoward. Some fans liked DayNine's Website/DayNine's reaction to [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rYyRdBRF1fQ bugs]] [[note]]end of Daily #305[[/note]], reaction to [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fl299_IffXE ferrets]] [[note]]State of the Game #42[[/note]] and other stories he told about himself so much, that they even [[http://www.reddit.com/r/starcraft/comments/jpham/official_get_day9_to_stream_himself_playing/ wanted to ask him]] to play through ''VideoGame/AmnesiaTheDarkDescent''.

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