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We’re in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, and our lives are being changed by the lockdowns, cancelled group meetings, and mandated social distancing. I’ve always been fascinated with screen sharing apps, video chat, and video sharing experiences which require no downloading and exist solely in a web browser, and now more than ever is…

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I was playing Squad this evening when I noticed a player with hearts in their gamer tag. I started to wonder which characters Squad would actually display correctly, since often I see blank boxes in player names These symbols work in Squad ♪◊♦●©®♂ȚɸɷɴӠԃ■□▲►▼♦₴Ω₵█♥♣♠♀♂€₭₪∆†₡₠∞√∑▒▓Ѻ±«¦¥¤¢£ɃÞ§¡ These symbols DO NOT work in Squad ☺☼♫ɎȸȹȺȾȽԖԦ֍֏◄▀●♯ⱷ☼₼☻◙ⱻ﴾░ﷺ۝۞ﷴ¶

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Squad is a multiplayer tactical first person shooter which emphasizes realism, teamwork and communication. An average game consists of finding a server, joining a squad, and immediately assisting that squad in their objectives. To be successful in said squad, you must coordinate, communicate, and conquer. A squad which coordinates attacks, communicates by calling out spotted…

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This is a mirror of the original announcement post on ludem dare game compo. It details a game I made in 72 hours during a game making competition. It is not playable at the moment because I took the servers down. My game is a mystery/paranormal/clue finding/deciphering game inspired by The Black Watchmen, SCP Foundation,…

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I’m switching from OSX to Ubuntu, and I’d like to be able to play my favorite game. Playonlinux has an install script for League of Legends, but it hasn’t been maintained in awhile, and there are some show stopping bugs. Here is how I got League of Legends to run on Ubuntu 14.04 in September…

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League of Legends: One for All is a special, limited time, featured game mode where everyone on your team plays as the same champion. The latest iteration of One for All happened between August 5-8 2016. The champions are chosen by a voting system. During pre-game, a random player from each team gets to ban…

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A casual player’s rant. No, Kat, Yasuo and Yi aren’t broken. The winning team is like, “yeah guys good job, gg wp” The losing team is like, “fuck you”, “you suck”, “uninstall the game” Poor sportsmanship is what’s wrong with the game. Players often take out their anger and frustration on their own teammates when…

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