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LocationClark County
Call No794.8 Alex
TitleEsports for dummies / by Phill "DrPhill" Alexander.
AuthorAlexander, Phil. author.
Total Circ0
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StatusLocationBarcodeCall NoCreated OnIssue NameCirc StatusTemp Loc
 Clark County30293101831209794.8 Alex6/22/2020 AvailableClark County

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International Standard Book Number 9781119650591
International Standard Book Number 1119650593
Personal Name Alexander, Phil. author.
Title Statement Esports for dummies / by Phill "DrPhill" Alexander.
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2020.
Physical Description xi, 284 pages : black and white illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Statement For dummies
Bibliography, Etc. Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note Introduction -- What are esports? -- Gearing up to play -- Playing RTS games and MOBAs -- Taking aim at first person shooters -- Finish him! Playing fighting games -- It's Madden season! Playing sports simulations -- Playing Battle Royale games -- Playing Hearthstone and other digital card games -- Finding online and local places to play -- Getting your name in the game -- Exploring collegiate esports -- The path to pro in esports -- Ten esports influencers to follow.
Summary, Etc. Get the gear for you first esports battles, gain recognition for your skills online or in tournaments, and discover the path to earning scholarships in esports. It's time to prove all those people who said 'video games are a waste of time' wrong. Esports has rewarded top gamers with prize money, glory, and even college scholarships. Want to get in on the action? This book puts you on the path to get your share of the growing world of esports. It helps you figure out the gear you need to be competitive, the games that drive esports, how to break into competitive play, and how to use online platforms to get attention. Written by the esports program director at the first Division I university to field an esports team, this book defines and demystifies the complex world of competitive video gaming.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Video games.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Video games industry.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Video games Competitions.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term eSports (Contests)

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