Survivor Winner Rankings 2017

In thirty-four seasons of Survivor, there have been some amazing winners. It is so incredibly hard to rank them as they all played vastly different games and had to overcome a very different set of circumstances to win their seasons. Nonetheless, just like every Survivor nerd, The Mastermind has attempted to rank every single winner of … Continue reading Survivor Winner Rankings 2017

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Survivor Season Rankings 2017

I came late to the game of Survivor. My first ever season was San Juan del Sur and from that moment on I fell in love. Now that I have watched all of the seasons and now that the latest season of Survivor, the rather lacklustre Game Changers, is now over, it is now time … Continue reading Survivor Season Rankings 2017

Survivor Winner Rankings 2016

In 33 seasons of Survivor, there have been some amazing winners. It is so incredibly hard to rank them as they all played different games and had to overcome a different set of circumstances to win their seasons. I usually tend to believe that the most deserving player of the season will win, but that was … Continue reading Survivor Winner Rankings 2016

Survivor Winners vs. Runners Up

Is a Survivor Winners vs. Runners Up season plausible? Yes! In fact it is probably even more plausible than an all winners season. At least in a Winners vs. Runners Up season, the Runners Up have a shot at redemption, creating a great story-line as they come up against the very people that beat them the … Continue reading Survivor Winners vs. Runners Up

Survivor Pre-Game Alliances: How Much Do They Really Matter?

With any all star season, pre-game alliances are bound to occur. But how much do pre-game alliances actually matter in the context of the game? Although I understand the appeal of having someone, or a group of people that you know you can count on at the start of the game to keep yourself out … Continue reading Survivor Pre-Game Alliances: How Much Do They Really Matter?

How To Win The Game of Survivor as a Female

Is it harder to win the game of Survivor as a male or as a female? Well that is the main question I'm going to be exploring in the Survivor Brainstorm this week over the course of three separate articles with this one being the first. This whole idea came to me while watching Sophie Clarke's … Continue reading How To Win The Game of Survivor as a Female

Top 50 Survivor Players of All Time

In thirty-four seasons of Survivor, there have been some amazing players. It is so incredibly hard to rank them all as they all had to overcome a different set of circumstances and navigate through completely different games. But the nonetheless, The Mastermind has attempted to compile a list of the fifty greatest players of all time. So … Continue reading Top 50 Survivor Players of All Time

My Top 15 Favourite Survivor Players of All Time

After over 600 people have played the game of Survivor, these 15 resonate with me the most. Whether it's because they're entertaining, amazing players or just great TV, after 32 seasons of Survivor, these are my fifteen favourite players of all time. 15. Kim Spradlin - S24 (Winner) 14. Danni Boatwright - S11 (Winner)  13. Todd … Continue reading My Top 15 Favourite Survivor Players of All Time

Top 10 Survivor Strategic Game Performances

The Top 10 Best Strategic Game Performances in the History of Survivor. Limiting entries to only one per player and to only one per category, so if you think someone is missing, check out "Top 10 Survivor Social Game Performances" 10.  Richard Hatch - Borneo (Winner) 9. Natalie Anderson - San Juan Del Sur (Winner) 8. … Continue reading Top 10 Survivor Strategic Game Performances

Survivor Brainstorm – The Relationship Between A Winning Game and the Hidden Immunity Idol

In Survivor's sixteen year history, the Hidden Immunity Idol has proved to be it's most important twist. After the introduction of the hidden immunity idol in Season 11, we have seen it used to produce great TV moments and also some masterful game-play moves. From Yul using the idol to flip Jonathan Penner, to Russell using … Continue reading Survivor Brainstorm – The Relationship Between A Winning Game and the Hidden Immunity Idol