Top Shot: Morning Take-Off

Top Shot features the photo with the most votes from the previous day’s Daily Dozen. The Daily Dozen is 12 photos chosen by the Your Shot editors each day from thousands of recent uploads. Our community has the chance to vote for their favorite from the selection.

Your Shot member Stan B. describes how he captured this image. “The first thing that caught my eye was the magenta color from the sunrise sky reflecting off the ice on the pond where Sandhill Cranes had been hold up for the night. So I positioned myself to be able to pan their takeoff across the colorful background.” Photograph by Stan B.

Rocket League: Learning to Fly
After countless games of ground-based Rocket League , Rich Stanton decided to master the art of flight. Let his story be your guide to greatness. It's

The true beauty of Rocket League’s flying is that it elevates every part of the game. This isn’t some elaborate way of saying git gud scrub, because at any level this is fun, but as your skill increases so does the ceiling rise. The time between touches decreases, the accuracy with which you’re hitting the ball increases, the number of ways you can interrupt opponents increases, and obviously everything works both ways. The community is rich in great players and, as you progress up the matchmaking tiers, having a good aerial game is simply par for the course – leading to great midair tangles, epic saves, and some of the finest goals you’ll ever score.

A deep dive into the flying mechanic in Rocket League.