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Nerdificent

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In Nerdificent comedians, Ify Nwadiwe and Dani Fernandez break down all that is nerdy. Whether you’ve spent years rolling dice in a friend’s basement or got hooked after seeing a comic book movie, they’ve got something for you. Each episode Dani and Ify deep dive into a nerdy subject or subculture a… read more

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Episode 3: eSports

In episode 3, Dani and Ify get into the world of eSports. They talk about what it is exactly, the history of the competition, different tournaments players take part in, professional leagues, eSports scholarships from universities, eSports in the Olympics, how it's popularity rose, it's classification as a sport, the ethics of the game, performance enhancing drug use during competitions, how eSports influenced gaming, and so much more. They're also joined by host, internet and YouTube personality, and former Nerdist gaming editor Malik Forte to discuss all of the above and his own experience with eSports. Follow him at @Malik4Play on Twitter and Instagram. 

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