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StarCraft: (SC) World Cyber Games (WCG) 2005 (National Geographic Documentary)

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EducatedEarth shares a 46.75 minutes YouTube video showing a National Geographic documentary titled "StarCraft: World Cyber Games" -- "The World Cyber Games 2005 was hosted in the repressive state of Singapore, at Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre from 16 November to 20 November 2005. There were over 800 players from 67 countries. Over 39,000 spectators turned up at the games to cheer for the players. The grand prize for the game is US$435,000..."

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Aimbot

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Digg shares an one minute and 10 seconds YouTube video showing a real-life "Aimbot" -- "Everyone thinks I used an aimbot in Chrono Trigger. They're wrong - this is what an aimbot looks like. Check out that radical/rad. kill/death (K/D) ratio! ..."

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The Great Operating System (OS) Games

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/. shares a twenty-one slides Technologizer gallery titled "The Great Operating System (OS) Games" -- "They may not be the fanciest computer games of all time, but untold billions of hours of productivity have been lost to them over the past four decades.

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Do you think there are too many multiplayer games these days?

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The Inconsequential Game Over: Dying for a Change

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Digg shares a Ashelia's Hellmode blog that takes a look at death in video and computer games; from concepts like permadeath to role playing games (RPG)'s needless character deaths, Can gaming evolve if it changes the way it handles death?

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Do you prefer hardcopy (e.g., discs and cartridges) or digital copy when buying computer and/or video games?

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64% of gamers prefer physical copies according to a survey.

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ComputerAndVideoGames.com (CVG) reports that 64% of gamers prefer physical copies of their games over digital downloads, according to a survey by research firm, Ipsos MediaCT.

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Fifteen/15 Retro Video Game Company Logos and their Modern-Day Counterparts

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Neatorama shares a Geekosystem article to "share fifteen/15 video game companies' old-school logos side-by-side with their modern counterparts..."

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Sixteen/16 secret Lost references in video and computer games.

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This four pages GamesRadar article, with screen shots/captures and embedded video clips, tells its sixteen/"16 secret Lost references in videogames.

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Don't ever ride mounts in World of Warcraft (WoW)'s Stormwind.

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This World of Warcraft (WoW) comic strip explains why one shouldn't ride his/her mount

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Playing Tetris Gets You a Job!

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This Brevity comic strip shows that being the best Tetris player can easily get him/her a job.

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Why Everything Is Trying To Be An Role Playing Game (RPG) Now

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This three pages Bit-tech.net article talks about "why everything is trying to be an role playing game (RPG) now" -- "Twenty years ago, the idea of levelling up in a game was confined to a very specific genre: the role-playing game, whose systems were based on pen-and-paper games such as Dungeons & Dragons (D&D). Today, you can still level up in an RPG such as Dragon Age, but you can also level up in far wider variety of games, from sports titles to first perspective shooter (FPS) games... The vast majority of modern games monitor, quantify and reward your skills in a way that would only have been familiar to the biggest geeks in the 1980s.

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Fantastic video game weapons versus/vs. their real-life equivalents.

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This two pages GamesRadar article compares the fantastic computer/video game weapons and their real-life equivalents -- "There are certain things we just accept in video games. An overweight pipe technician can jump five times his own height. A first aid kit will instantly heal bullet wounds and replace lost blood. And any theoretical physics model can be cleanly packaged into a lightweight, handheld weapon with the minimum of fuss. But in certain cases, that last one isn't too far off the truth.

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