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Soldiers use Twitch to build camaraderie

When Ryan York, a captain in the Washington Army National Guard, was approached about starting a Twitch gaming channel, he was skeptical.  “Initially I thought this was going to be more work on my desk, more stuff to coordinate,’’ he said.  Consider York a convert, thanks largely to the relentless enthusiasm for video-game streaming shown by Sgt. … Continued

Why troops love playing fantasy games while deployed

Troops really do come from all walks of life. While the military has plenty of the jocks and popular kids, the nerdy kids also raised their right hand. But you’re a few months into a deployment now and everyone’s looking for something new to do. <…

6 shooter video games that require military strategy

Video games are a much-enjoyed pastime for younger generations. It just so happens that a lot of troops today come from this video-game-loving generation. While they’re not out physically training for their upcoming deployment, they’re probably ba…

What do you meme? Military cards in this popular game

It’s a game for the ages — matching pictures with various, obscure descriptions, and finding the combination that works best. In other words, making memes. It’s a card game that brings in the new-age trend of memes — a win-win classic, right? Here’s how it works: a wordless meme (AKA a picture) is shown to … Continued

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