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Friday tidbits: League of Legends deities, wearable Starcraft, and a Dark Souls board game

Fridays are slowwww, so here's a good chance to catch up on some of the smaller stories you may have missed!

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The Hidden Worlds of Esports Stages

Looking at a bunch of players in a plexiglass box isn't that interesting on its own. These days, esports event stages are making things a lot more exciting.

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We should pay more attention to esports losers

Esports are glorious tragedy machines. Very often, stories about imperfect, unsuccessful players are a lot more exciting.

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Overwatch topples League of Legends in South Korea

It may not last, but for at least one week, Overwatch is South Korea's most-played game.

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The next League of Legends champion appears to be this sapient tree

Don't call him an Ent, though, or Warner Bros. might sue.

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A sober look at videogames and mental health

We want to believe games are a panacea for all ills, from loneliness to weight problems. But what do we know about the actual pros and cons of interactive media?

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One of the biggest teams in esports just got bought up by a Dodgers co-owner

Team Liquid has sold controlling interest to two notable sports team owners.

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League of Legends, now in board game form

Why complain about RNGs when you can complain about real dice?

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League of Legends goes full anime with new Star Guardian skins

Magical girl Lux is joined by four sparkly companions. Let the shipping begin.

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Spirit Breaker Bash: the controversial role of chance in esports

Why percentage-chance elements in competitive games are so controversial-- and why designers keep including them.

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LoLKing – Masteries Reworked for League of Legends for Season 7

We've got the details on the upcoming changes to the masteries system.

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LoLKing – League of Legends Season 7 Brings Completely Reworked Assassins

We've got previews of every major assassin rework.

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Fervor of Battle: The Most Unpopular Keystone Mastery in League of Legends

Season 7 comes with many exciting changes, but the changes to Fervor of Battle have been pretty poorly received. Here's our thoughts on how to fix it.

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Global Game, Global Life: Impressions from the League of Legends World Championship

There's nothing quite like watching two top-tier teams go head-to-head in the heart of Los Angeles.

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Warwick’s Rework: The Uncaged Wrath of Zaun

One of League of Legends' oldest champions, Warwick, is getting completely redesigned.

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Get Wrecked: why esports injuries matter

As esports occupy a growing segment of the entertainment world, we're going to have to start looking seriously at the toll these games take on their players.

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League of Legends Patch 7.4 Rundown

 The latest League of Legends patch hits tonight, bringing nerfs to Corki who recently overtook midlane as flavor of the month.

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How much esports should we watch?

With gameplay videos and streams more popular than ever, how we manage our media diet becomes an important issue.

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Sketches of Greatness: why do esports excite us so much?

Esports fan love recalling great plays by their favorite pro gamers, but what's the science behind it?

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