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July 23, 2013

Inviting Regulation: The Sportsification of Video Games

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Written by: Michael Dao
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A fantastic article inspired by the recent decision by the US Government to grant visas to League of Legend Professionals, placing them alongside traditional athletes. The article then goes into further possible ramifications including Title IX issues in colleges.


Inviting Regulation: The Sportsification of Video Games

About the Author

Michael Dao
An avid lifelong gamer, Michael in particular enjoys RPGs and RTSes, though he has been known to dip his toes into the murky depths of First Person Shooters. Michael in particular enjoys Starcraft 2, and is a (terrible) Gold League Terran. Hero. Villain. You decide. Incredibly contrarian.


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Falling Slowly

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What to Watch: Khaldor Talks about the WCS Finals and Korean eSports Politics

This What to Watch isn’t a match, but a video of Thomas “Khaldor” Kilian talking about his opinions of the recent WCS Finals and offers a real behind the scenes look at Korean eSports politics and WCS itself. ...
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League of Legends 3.7 Patch Notes

  Akali These two changes are intended to give Akali’s kit some utility. With Twilight Shroud now granting vision where it’s placed, Akali can perform interesting jungle and lane jukes by first casting Twilight...
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2013 World Cyber Games Allegedly Replaces Dota 2 with League of Legends

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