Military Matters Review: Military gamers

Two weeks after professional gamers visited Fort Bliss, Texas, to see how soldiers train and live, the tables were turned when 15 soldiers visited Complexity Gaming headquarters at the GameStop Performance Center in Frisco, Texas, on June 28, 2019, to experience the life of a professional eSports gamer.


By BEN BATEMAN | STARS AND STRIPES Published: February 26, 2020

Continuing the discussion from the most recent episode of the Military Matters podcast, hosts Desmon Farris and Rod Rodriguez dig more deeply into the military’s outreach into the eSports community.


Rod and Desmon look at whether the U.S. Army eSports Team is having an impact on recruitment and whether the cost is worth it.

They also examine the world of eSports itself and how it is similar to other competitive fields, particularly at its highest levels.

Listen as Stars and Stripes’ podcasters take a deep dive into this fascinating topic. Subscrbe today!

The full transcript of the podcast can be found here.



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Military Matters Review: Military gamers