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For quite a while, video game consoles have been about exclusivity. Exclusives became the reason some people bought one console over another. You want to play with your friends? Well, you better have the same console.

Do things really have to be that way though? If it’s the same game, why keep people separated?

It wasn’t until around 2016 that major companies started seriously considering bridging the gap. While it brings its own problems, crossplay was undoubtedly a feature many were calling for.

Even though things are steadily changing, the list of games with crossplay is still relatively small. It’s…


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No matter who you are, or what you do, developing a healthy mindset is one of the most beneficial things you could do. Your mindset can and will affect every part of your life. So it is no joke when I say this — gaming can change your life.

How? It’s rather simple.

Gaming can help you develop that mindset. Much of becoming a better gamer directly correlates to becoming a better person. Of course, this doesn’t mean that just because you play games all day you become a saint. …


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Esports is a fast-growing industry, showing no signs of slowing down. For those in the know, it comes as no surprise that global esports revenues are projected to grow to over $1 billion in 2021. Yet, some people still don’t see the potential.

Even among gamers, not everyone understands esports. For those who aren’t taking a closer look, it can be easy to brush esports off as kids playing games. However, if you do take a closer look, it’s plain to see. This isn’t just a game. If you aren’t taking esports seriously, you should.

Here’s why.

A Global Industry


“Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won’t come in.” ― Isaac Asimov

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As the quote above suggests, having an open mind is not a one-time change. It’s a process you continue to go through — ideally for the rest of your life.

That being said… it’s not the easiest thing to do. Your assumptions are powerful things, and they change your perception more than you might think. So, how do you scrub off your assumptions then? Is there some secret solution I can offer you?

No.

The…


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I would hope it goes without saying that communication is an important skill in life. How important is it in Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) though? By the end of this article, I hope to convince you that communication is the most important aspect of D&D.

So, what’s the big deal about communication? Well, everyone who plays wants to have fun right? I would hope so — I’m not sure why you’re playing otherwise. What is fun though? There lies the problem — everyone has a different answer.

How do you get everyone’s answers then? You may have guessed — communication…

Jared Weilbrenner

Freelance Gaming Copywriter | Nerd who likes talking nonsense | Noob Dungeon Master

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