The Diversifying and Growing Inclusion of Our Gaming Culture

“Overweight, unhygienic, unshaven, oily skin with Dorito dust covered fingers and Mountain Dew rotted teeth. Basement dwellers, keyboard jockeys, the scourge of respectable society….” Bryan Fettis rejects the stereotypes and instead writes an ode to the evolving gaming culture.

Reynolds Sandbox
Feb 28, 2020 · 5 min read
Many gaming events such at the Dreamhack Circuit have many events and activities such as costume contests that incorporate much more than just the game itself. Photo Credit: Dreamhack via Flickr

Ins and Outs of Groups

Gaming is Inclusion

The League of Legends WOrld Championship is the most viewed esport event of the year, and the Worlds finals in 2019 brought in roughly the same viewership as the Super Bowl according to Twitch. Photo Credit: LoL Esports Photos via Flickr

The Culture is Gaining XP

Cosplay, or costume-play, has grown in popularity to become almost an entire subculture within gaming, with some people dressing up as characters full-time, financially supported by fans who want to see them dress as their favorite characters. Photo Cred: LoL Esports Photos Via Flickr

The Cosplay Subculture

Lingering Stereotypes

Subculture Reporting by Bryan Fettis shared with the Reynolds Sandbox

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Showcasing innovative and engaging multimedia storytelling by students with the Reynolds Media Lab in Reno.

The Reynolds Sandbox

The Reynolds Sandbox showcases innovative and engaging storytelling by students with the Reynolds Media Lab.

Reynolds Sandbox

Written by

Showcasing innovative and engaging multimedia storytelling by students with the Reynolds Media Lab in Reno.

The Reynolds Sandbox

The Reynolds Sandbox showcases innovative and engaging storytelling by students with the Reynolds Media Lab.

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