Why Not All of us Are Professional Gamers

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Games are complex. They are artistic mediums, sometimes presenting themselves as puzzles, competitions, wars, murders, serial killings, and fairy tales. Some people are better at finding solutions, competing, and serial murder than any of their friends, and they are so much better, that they must seek out other highly skilled individuals to test themselves against.

Some of those highly skilled individuals are teams of highly skilled individuals, and their skill is at taking points, holding them, and making sure the enemy team doesn’t take their own points. And thus we have MOBA games, which are not for everyone, in no way easy, and are some of the most amazing things we have in videogames today, depending on how you look at it.

Comic via Julia Lepetit