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What are you playing at?

A question of theme and mechanic

At various points throughout 2016, and again in the end-of-year review, I talked about which games I played, and how much. 1,534 more words

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IEM Oakland - The CS:GO Grand Final Overview

The Intel Extreme Masters (IEM) grandĀ finals took placeĀ on the 20th November. The Oracle Arena, Oakland, hosted two of the biggest teams in CS:GO, SK Gaming and Ninjas in Pyjamas. 1,271 more words


My Thoughts on the Evolution of Esports

For those unaware, Esports, or competitive video gaming, has become a growing sport in many circles. Although not fully accepted by the public (and with good reason), companies like ESPN and TBS have bought Esports events and have been advertising them like “real” sports. 468 more words

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Short Story: Triggermen

Spotlights threw their beams and heat across two-rows of computers, situated back-to-back before pinstriped Racer chairs. The high-power LAN was accented by LED peripherals that inflected slight hints of color over the otherwise bright white. 1,516 more words

Call of Duty eSports Dilemma

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Now that we got that out of the way…let us begin.

Call of Duty as an eSport has been on a somewhat steady rise since 2012 with the release of Black Ops 2. 801 more words

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OpTic Gaming vs. FaZe Clan LIVE on Television


WHO: OpTic Gaming vs. FaZe Clan

What: Counter Strike

Where: TBS or Twitch.tv/Eleague

When: 10PM Eastern (do the math for your time zone)

WHY: … 363 more words


Randomness in Competition: The Aftermath of BlizzCon 2016

One of the biggest differences between soccer and American football beyond the intricate rules of each sport is the ball itself. Soccer balls are round, spherical, and completely identical no matter which way you look at them. 1,679 more words

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