Finding teammates can be tough. We discuss 4 helpful tips to make the process easier.

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Do you ever feel like you’re missing out on the gaming experience because you don’t have friends to play with? It can be frustrating to try to find people to game with, people that share similar interest or are just fun to hang out with!

Here are some tips for finding friends to game with, so you can get the most out of your gaming experience. 

1. Join an Online Gaming Community

If you’re looking for a group of people to game with, your best bet is to join an online gaming community. There are dozens of these communities out there, so you’ll be able to find one that fits your interests. Most online gaming communities are made up of players who share similar gaming interests, so you’ll be able to make friends quickly. 

2. Use Social Media

Social media is another great way to find friends to game with. You can use your existing social media networks to broadcast your search for gaming partners, or you can join gaming-specific groups on platforms like Facebook and Twitter. You can also look for gaming-related hashtags to find other gamers in your area. 

3. Look for Local Gaming Events

If you’re looking for an even more immersive gaming experience, you should look for local gaming events. These events usually have a lot of people in attendance, so you’ll have a great opportunity to meet like-minded gamers. Plus, you’ll get to enjoy the exciting atmosphere of a live event. 

4. Use Z League’s Team Up.

Team Up allows you to preview potential matches based on their stats and interests. Find gamers who share similar interests in game and IRL. Connect with them in minutes and start playing! We discuss Z League’s Team Up and a few other options here in our Top 5 LFG apps article.


Tired of getting nauseated from shooters? Here are a few tips to help you deal with motion sickness in gaming.

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Are you suffering from debilitating nausea when playing certain titles while your friends are leaving you in the dust? If you’re like me, you may be more susceptible to motion or ‘simulator’ sickness than your peers. Certain titles, like shooters with fast pans and head bobble built in can be particularly triggering. We’ve put together a few tips below on how to deal with this motion sickness and improve your gaming setup.

1. Understand why Motion or Simulator Sickness occurs

Without getting into the scientific details, the nausea that some gamers experience, with certain games like FPS shooters, has to do with simulated motion on screen (the visual element) and the physical motion your body is feeling (the physical element). When these two are out of sync, e.g. you’re whipping your gun around and your camera is bobbing while spring but your body is completely stationary, you may experience a plethora of side effects, like nausea and fatigue.

2. Optimize your settings for reducing nausea

There are a couple technical changes that you can make to minimize unnecessary motion:

  • Incrementally decrease your Field of View (FOV) so that sideways pans aren’t too rapid and blurred
  • Increase your FPS so that graphics are smoother
  • Reduce camera shake, movement, or bobbing settings
  • Sit further from your screen (so that you have more of your physical surrounds in view in your periphery)

3. Train your body to overcome the nausea

Some players have found it effective to slowly ramp up their game time with titles that trigger their nausea. Start with a small amount, like 15 minute sessions and over the course of several days, bump up by a few minutes each time. Our bodies are quite adaptive and this may help players build up a stronger tolerance or resolve the issue completely. As with all gaming, it’s important to take breaks.

4. Try a few natural remedies

Ginger has been used to treat nausea and is a proven remedy. As with all foods, it’s important to consider moderation. Consult your doctor if you have questions about ginger consumption. The FDA suggests up to 4 grams daily is safe. You can get creative with your ginger intake — ginger chews, natural ginger ales, and sucking and chewing on raw ginger for the hardcore.

5. If all else fails, try another game

Sometimes the certain way the graphics are rendered for a game just can’t be adjusted to suit your needs in avoiding motion sickness. When this is the case it’s best to shelf the game and move on to exploring another title — it’s just not worth the hours and hours of debilitating nausea that is sure to ruin the rest of your day.

Looking to play some duos or trios this weekend? Zleague.gg has one of the largest communities of Warzone players on our mobile app. Download the app today and share your favorite loadouts in the feed to get feedback from other community members. You can share clips to show your custom loadouts in action and find yourself some new followers. While you’re there, try the Team Up feature to form new squads and check out each member’s performance stats.

You can also test out your loadouts in competitive play with Z League’s Warzone tournaments. All of Z League’s tournaments leverage proprietary skill-based matchmaking (SBMM) algorithms to ensure that you’re always placed in a division with similarly-skilled players.