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Sports, like video games, are ultimately defined by play.
For all the contrasts between the two, they share deep foundations forged from concepts of game design and systems of rules. The parallels go deeper than those apparent when casting a ludological eye, however. From the presence of fan communities to their relationship with brands, the two entities share a great deal in common.
That’s perhaps most strikingly evidenced by the rise of esports; a literal coming together of the two. But beyond the spectacle of those competitive arenas, a veteran of the global industry has a career that itself speaks