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Binge Games

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This week on campus I surveyed a small number of students about games they would be playing non-stop or binge playing this summer. In this survey I focused on video games primarily but included answers given about other types of games. Some of these games many not appeal to everyone, but others may offer interesting…

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League of Legends new campus club

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A new challenger has appeared on the UCC campus, but have no fear. . . it’s a gaming club. The Umpqua University League of Legends club, led by UCC student McKenzie Callahan, is working on their five-person team for competitive gaming. League of Legends is a multi-player online battle arena game. Other widely popular titles…

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An uncommon video game: Dwarf Fortress

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The video game Dwarf Fortress in its full title is known as “Slaves to Armok: God of Blood, Chapter 2: Dwarf Fortress.” While having a title almost as big as its player base, the game lives up to the hematic name. Dwarf Fortress is a life’s work produced by two brothers, Tarn and Zach Adams.…

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