Exercise Description: At the performance optimization level, theorycraft, or theorycrafting, is the mathematical analysis of game rules and mechanics to develop optimal strategies and tactics (Jobin, 2018; Wikipedia, 2022). In this article, we will seek to theorize the optimal “build” for doing maximum damage with the musket in the video game New World (Amazon, 2021).…Details
It is a challenge to provide a complete picture of such an evolving ecosystem as esports. I would therefore like to thank all the people who helped me gather the raw data (Savard, 2021a) that was used to develop this article. Then, before I begin reading this article, I would like to share with you…Details
Abstract To combat toxicity and promote the inclusion of women in the video game competition ecosystem, ESL has launched, among other things, a women-only league. In the premise that there is no physical difference between men and women that influences the outcome of video game competitions, actions should be put in place to promote the…Details
Exercise description: In this article, we will analyze a gameplay video recorded during a war in which we participated in the game New World (Amazon, 2021). This is an example of a “VOD review”, which you can do individually, or as a team, and which aims to identify the strengths and areas for improvement of…Details
The electronic sports ecosystem has changed greatly over the years. The professionalization of its actors (e.g. teams, leagues), the technology development (e.g. broadcasting platforms), the investment of big companies, as well as the experience of the studios, are only examples among many others of what allowed the environment to evolve.
When writing about a subject, knowing the correct spelling for that subject is essential.
It is important to mention that you will not get a definitive answer in this article, as several fundamental questions about the very nature of electronic sports are still being debated.
The origin of the term LAN party is quite simple. LAN is the acronym for “Local Area Network”, and then party, which is a celebration. (Ducrocq, 2011)
Was the New World beta accessible?