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Research – PlethoraGaming

  Collegiate esports, worth investing in? Technology has grown tremendously over the past several years, and alongside it is the video game industry. Over the short years we have seen several genres of video games like MMO, MOBA, turn based … Continue reading

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Self Reflective Statement – PlethoraGaming

Core Value I Understand that writing is a practice which involves a multi-stage, recursive and social process. Core value I is about showing that we have spent time on writing. To show that we went back to our writing and … Continue reading

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Annotated Bibliography – PlethoraGaming

1) On the scientific relevance of esports: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Michael_Wagner12/publication/220968200_On_the_Scientific_Relevance_of_eSports/links/00b4952589870231be000000.pdf Background: The author tries to define esports to lead a proper investigation on the problems in esports. This article defines esports, gives us a brief history of esports and gives us the … Continue reading

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Rebuttal Argument – PlethoraGaming

When we think of esports we think ‘oh its video games,’ and not an actual sport. So is esports actually a sport? The common counterpoint is that esports needs to involve physical work in order for it to be sport. … Continue reading

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Causal Argument – PlethoraGaming

Collegiate Varsity Esport teams are not highly skilled AVGL hosted a League of Legends tournament for the Fall 2017 semester. This tournament had over a hundred teams and from the results of the tournaments, I am able to state that … Continue reading

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White Paper – PlethoraGaming

Content Description Production value of collegiate esports Sports vs esports Collegiate esports as a whole for esports Hypothesis 1 Collegiate esport varsity teams do not compare equally skill wise to esports as a club Hypothesis 2 Collegiate esports is not … Continue reading

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Safer Saws—PlethoraGaming

Manufacturers 1A: “I’ve tried to be fair, but the more I hear about SawStop and Stephen Gass, the more of a bully and a jerk they seem to be.” 1B: This says Bosch was trying to cooperate with Stephen Gass, … Continue reading

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