Geek Ink Thinks: Spending a lot of time doing something doesn’t automatically make you an expert

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I was enjoying a game of DOTA2 tonight when a team-mate and his friends decided to rage at me over voice chat. One of the “insults” one of them flung in my direction was “I have more hours in this game than you’ll ever dream of!” He was not pleased when I pointed out that having hundreds of hours doesn’t automatically make him better at the game.

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Geek Ink Updates: I’ve quit League of Legends

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Riot Games has killed ranked ladder for people who prefer to play alone.

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Geek Ink Thinks: Why I’m a bit unhappy that South Africa’s biggest gaming expo, rAge, is finally coming to Cape Town

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If you had said to me a year ago that rAge was coming to Cape Town, I (and many others no doubt) would have been over the moon. Twelve months ago we had no major gaming convention to speak of, and no indication that we would be getting one anytime soon. Now things are a bit different, and as a result my feelings towards the rAge announcement are bittersweet.

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Fun Fridays with Geek Ink

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Today we wonder what could go wrong with an impossible mission, join Zero Punctuation as he takes on the Akham Knight, see Dunkey save the world from the terror of reCaptcha, and take a sneak peak at the rebirth of Heroes.

There is also another heart-wrenching video at the end, but I suggest you only watch it if you’re in the mood for crying.

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