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Matt Sever
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Problem crusher, music maker, strategic thinker.
Problem crusher, music maker, strategic thinker.

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Nukulibrium Art Assets
Concept art for a potential game I'm working on. Sketches by Jody Osentoski, tech tree by Joe Hopkins. I'm imagining the intro/hype video to have the Death God throw a necrotic looking spear, only to have the Life Goddess wave her hand and turn it into a sp...

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Bad Experiences by Design
Bad design, well, sucks. We live and play in a designed world. The screen you're reading, the seat you're sitting in, the electricity you're consuming is all there, for better or worse, by someone's design. I can count the number of times these have been us...

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How To Deal With Toxicity in League of Legends
What is Toxicity? Toxicity is any in-game behavior that negatively affects other players. That means your average toxic player could be doing anything from intentionally throwing the game, to simply being a jerk in chat. Here are a few quick examples from t...

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Sejuani Mathcrafting for Patch 5.1 (League of Legends)
Tomorrow Season 5 of League of Legends begins. This means that the ranked ladders will reset and and everyone will need to climb back up to the top! Generally Riot will do something like: (Your preseason MMR + 1200) / 2 = Your new Season 5 MMR Worldwide Lea...

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Resolutions
New year, new goals. Over the past year I focused a lot on my job at Quicken Loans. Would spend weekends building my coding chops (I am now a SQL deity) and learned how to do a lot of cools stuff. But I didn't get a chance to do a lot of the things I used t...

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My thoughts on successfully dealing with toxicity.

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How To Deal With Toxicity in League of Legends
What is Toxicity? Toxicity is any in-game behavior that negatively affects other players. That means your average toxic player could be doing anything from intentionally throwing the game, to simply being a jerk in chat. Here are a few quick examples from t...

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Thoughts on professional video gaming and suboptimal Twitch decisions regarding audio muting in player streams.

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Today I want to talk about  Twitch.tv  and a recent decision they made that could have been executed better. If you're not familiar, Twitch is an amazing platform designed for gamers to broadcast themselves playing games out to a pretty avid audience. The t...
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