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(Rock Paper Shotgun)   What the hell is the US Army doing with its own eSports Twitch stream? And this free controller/recruiter switcheroo is really just the worst   (rockpapershotgun.com) divider line
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2020-07-20 1:54:21 PM  
Propaganda.

Next question?
 
2020-07-20 2:50:12 PM  
This is not new in the slightest.

Back in the early 2000s when America's Army was relatively new they had thinly-veiled recruiting events in my hometown where they'd have LAN parties to play the game. I went for the opportunity to play new people/practice/pwn the n00bs. It was fun in that context.
 
2020-07-20 2:52:06 PM  
Recruiting and a way to give soldiers a break from the war.

https://coffeeordie.com/army-esports/​
 
2020-07-20 2:53:37 PM  

snoopy2zero: Recruiting and a way to give soldiers a break from the war.

https://coffeeordie.com/army-esports/


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Plus, many of the same skills apply (though they should be playing WarThunder or something, rather than COD).
 
2020-07-20 3:08:55 PM  

Theaetetus: snoopy2zero: Recruiting and a way to give soldiers a break from the war.

https://coffeeordie.com/army-esports/

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Plus, many of the same skills apply (though they should be playing WarThunder or something, rather than COD).


Wear Thunder does accurately model the mountains of bullshiat and endless aggravation inherent in being in the military, yes.
 
2020-07-20 3:14:27 PM  
twitch is some of the worst shiat on the internet
 
2020-07-20 3:23:23 PM  
I only used to use twitch to manage my WoW addons. It was the only manager left that worked.

/Was it twitch? I don't remember for sure
 
2020-07-20 4:25:24 PM  
The song is pretty catchy, though. I can't help but sing the chous

Ymra eht nioj
Ymra eht nioj
 
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