Gaming

5 Tips on How Not to Deal With Defeat

No one likes to lose. From screaming and stamping your feet when you are little kid to maybe getting a little bit too upset and the games controller magically somehow flying across the room by itself, losing can really bring out a weird and quite angry side of most of us. Plus, we can’t even

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The Problem with Trolling

What is trolling? “Trolling” in an online game is most commonly used to described when players go out of their way to annoy everyone and make other players rage. The acts of trolling can range anywhere from committing friendly fire to just telling other players that they suck, repeatedly. Now, while this seems like harmless

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Dealing with Online Hate: A Toolkit

The internet is pretty sweet right? We can all agree on that. But for people who are dealing with online hate, it can be a really rubbish place to spend time. The comments section on most articles, photos, YouTube videos and and celebrity Instagram’s are pretty much a minefield of tough to read insults or

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7 Steps to Being a Better Gamer

Probably everyone at some point has thought about the possibility of making money from gaming at some point in their life. Maybe it was when you were 10 and mastering your Game Boy, or maybe you are deep in Twitch streams every day after class now. If you game frequently though, you know there are

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Gaming Terminology: Everything You Need To Know

Have you ever been playing an online game and had no idea what everyone was talking about? If yes, this may be of use to you. If not… hopefully, this helps anyway. Here is some common gaming terminology to help you understand what everyone is saying. Common terms So to get you started on this, here

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The Dos and Don’ts: What to Do If You Are Experiencing In-Game Bullying

We know from our research that up to 7 in 10 young people experience cyberbullying before the age of 18. Cyberbullying comes in many different forms and is something that is totally subjective to the recipient. A common form of cyberbullying is in-game abuse (harassment from other gamers whilst in online mode). Dealing with bullying in a game

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Dealing with Anger: A Toolkit

Anger can be a useful emotion because it tells us when something is unfair or unjust. We’re often told to hide our anger or to squash it down, but no emotion is a bad one, and we can’t turn them off. Instead, we should see anger as motivation to try and address the unfairness we’re

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Battle Royale Bullying: How to Report In-Game Abuse in Fortnite

You might be more concerned about the rate you can build ramps or running from someone who has got their hands on a SCAR, but one thing you might not think about in Fortnite is what to do when someone does you dirty. About 50% of you have experienced cyberbullying in a game, so we

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12 Online Behaviours Which Are Shady AF…

Are you throwing some serious shade at other people? We put our heads together here at Ditch the Label to make this list of twelve shady behaviours that people do online which they definitely wouldn’t do IRL. We’re all guilty of at least a couple of the points on this list! But if you’re doing them

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7 Things we can Learn From Pokémon

Pokemon has been going for over 20 years now, and in that time has left many life lessons for us to follow. 1. Racism is silly. Pikachu is both yellow and black – yet still remains everyone’s favourite. (Sorry Charmander). 2. Things will get better.  Take Magikarp for example; deemed useless for most of their

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