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Gaming Resolutions for the New Year

New Year’s resolutions are traditionally related to activities that very much go against gaming as a hobby, such as getting out of your house or going to a gym which is not prefaced by the word Poké. Though it is always important to not only reflect back on our achievements but...
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Posted Jan. 24, 2020

The impact of unionisation on the games industry

Gamers rise up! This cringe-inducing rallying cry has in recent times gained new meaning and importance in the developments of politics in gaming. However, this politics is not one about the content of games themselves, but instead surrounds the developmental process and unionisation of our favourite art form. Unionisation, a...
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Posted Dec. 18, 2019

Sport and the Soviet Union: The projection of ideology

Whilst sports and the Soviet Union sounds like the newest edgy Warwick SU society, it is actually a pairing often underexplored. Throughout the Soviet Union, sport played a key role in society, a role that I hope to explore and explain. Whether the outcomes are gruesome, comedic or simply confusing,...
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Posted Dec. 9, 2019