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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

Video game streaming allows military veterans to fundraise for Fisher House

Streamers Activate Their Audiences to Support Military, Veterans, and Their Families ROCKVILLE, MD. (March 23, 2021) – Veterans, military members, and their supporters now fundraise for Fisher House Foundation and other veteran service organizations through their performances on video game streaming platforms like Twitch and YouTube, raising anywhere from a few hundred dollars to thousands within … 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. <…

What the movies get wrong about blacksmiths

It’s one of the coolest moments in medieval fantasy films. A blacksmith sweats over the forge, slowly pouring bright-orange, molten iron into an open-topped stone mold of a mighty sword while the audience watches a cool shot of the weapon taking sh…

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