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Moldran (born March 21, 1988) is a professional video game player and partnered streamer on Twitch.
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Biography[edit | edit source]
Philipp "Moldran" Karbun started his professional gaming career in 2009 as World of Warcraft player for the German eSports organization SK-Gaming. In 2012, he started streaming on Twitch and became one of the most popular Diablo streamers and content creators.
He received a bachelor's degree in business administration from the Vienna University of Economics and Business and University of Texas at Austin.
Achievements[edit | edit source]
World of Warcraft[edit | edit source]
Moldran was team leader of SK-Gaming Sansibar from 2009-2010 and participated in various tournaments with the team. They became the European Champion at IEM 2010 in Cologne after beating Team Dignitas with a score of 4-3 in the finals, winning $7,500 in prizes and qualifying for the Intel Extreme Masters World Championship. In the following IEM World Championship at CEBIT 2010 they managed to get 5th, after successfully beating the group phase but losing to Team Dignitas 3-4 in the quarter finals.
Diablo III[edit | edit source]
Moldran's stream gained popularity with the launch of Diablo 3. He was known to utilize the auction house very well due to his studies of business administration and economics, often recognizing trends before the mass of players would follow. In September 2012, he released a video illustrating the 'Alkaizer run', a method used by the world first Paragon 100 player Alkaizerx to quickly gain experience.
In 2014, Moldran was voted as #1 Most Favorite Diablo stream and #3 Most Educational Stream across all Blizzard games in a competition hosted by Blizzard and Twitch.
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