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Don’t be a dick: Toxicity in the gaming community

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“Hey, thanks!” I shouted as one of my teammates shot down an enemy player who had been tailing me for ages. I was feeling relieved, when I heard a different teammate angrily respond, “Shut up, fag!” I sighed and muted myself.
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Building character

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Going through the hormonal war that was puberty, I wanted to be somewhere, and someone, far, far away. Through games, I could do just that.
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My strange addiction

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I played so often that I began dreaming in Overwatch matches. My muscle memory became more accustomed to a game’s controls than to other aspects of my life.
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Console consolation: Gaming as self-care

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Apart from taking positive steps for self-care like going to see a psychiatrist at Tang, I needed to get away, yet stay in the present. I needed a break. Naturally, I turned to playing a video game.
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A rule of thumb for nuclear war

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Look toward the horizon. Close one eye. Stick out your arm and hold your thumb over the mushroom cloud looming in the distance. If the cloud is bigger than your thumb, run. Run as fast as you can. This “rule of thumb” has been circulated online as an underground survival
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