Category Archives: League of Legends

Gladiators to Gamers: The Evolution (or Lack Thereof) of Spectator Entertainment

Bread and circuses. A phrase coined to describe the appeasement of masses. It first referred to cheap food and entertainment used by Roman emperors to curry favor and rapidly gain influence. The Roman Empire has since fallen but the concept nevertheless remains. Billions of people around the world tune in to radio and TV broadcasts … Continue reading “Gladiators to Gamers: The Evolution (or Lack Thereof) of Spectator Entertainment” Continue reading

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GAME OR BUST. Probably Bust Though….

By: Squid   In King of Kong – A Fistful of Quarters we witness the underdog, Steve, tackle the task of getting the world record score in the arcade classic Donkey Kong by practicing for hours a day and performing under pressure. The other side of the story shows a demigod of the arcade world, […] Continue reading

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A Fist Full of… Drama

Being familiar with the competitive gaming culture around the game League of Legends, I have some basis for comparison when I watch King of Kong. In short, the competitive drama in King of Kong is when some people take something too seriously. And that is not a bad thing. Having paid attention to what is basically […] Continue reading

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