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Mental Health Personal The Media Video Games

The Nintendo Switch and the fallacy of sunk costs

I bought a Nintendo Switch, and was worried that it’d just be another dust magnet on my shelf. What makes us invest in games we may not like?

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Dota 2 Mental Health Street Fighter V

Training, execution, and mindfulness

After some hard truths in the Training Room, I wrote something about how I have difficulty staying in the moment during competitive games.

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Dota 2 Street Fighter V

Weekly stream review: realigning with goals

Things seem to be stagnating a bit lately, so why not set some goals? I’m going to be starting to take a little more active role in improving.

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Dota 2 Street Fighter V

Dodging the matchup: playing against characters I hate

Everyone has characters they don’t want to face in fighting games; I decided to think about what makes certain opponents scary, and how my playstyle doesn’t fix the problem.

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Dota 2 Street Fighter V

Starting the journey: being new at Street Fighter and Dota 2

After some reflection, I’d like to start taking two competitive games (Street Fighter V and Dota 2) more seriously. Being able to understand how and why you want to improve is usually a great way to begin.