On Professional Streamers, Skilled Gaming and ‘Winners’

RND/ To consider identifying what exactly feels so irksome about this allegedly pure, true (e)sports-man moment of videogame Skill, AKA ‘winning’ – specifically, the moment when virtual projectile meets idiot skull. In which there still exists a strong cultural assumption about videogames secretly ‘being fun’ – where ideologically this means ‘playing to win’, and nothing … Read more

Conceptual Painting: Welcome To The State Of Twitch

RND/ So welcome to the exploitative (/for all concerned) State of Twitch: 4006 x 4326 .jpg, Twitch screenshots edited in Gimp Where awful comments meet quality content every time. — Example Reference Links The Mary Sue: Twitch’s New “Dress Appropriately” Policy is Founded on Obliviousness Polygon: Twitch streamer Trainwrecks’ latest ban over sexist comments spurs … Read more