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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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Level Up! | Why all your DnD friends are pissed at the people who make DnD

Level Up! | Why all your DnD friends are pissed at the people who make DnD

By Sinéad McDevitt, Digital Manager January 22, 2023
In this week’s edition of Level Up!, Digital Manager Sinéad McDevitt breaks down the ongoing issues the Dungeons & Dragons community has with the games developers, Hasbro and Wizards of the Coast, over the Open Gaming License.
Level Up! | New year, same scummy monetization practices

Level Up! | New year, same scummy monetization practices

By Sinéad McDevitt, Digital Manager January 8, 2023
In this edition of Level Up! Digital Manager Sinéad McDevitt argues that video games have been increasingly flagrant in trying to charge players for as much as possible.
Level Up! | Hardcore working environments aren’t healthy

Level Up! | Hardcore working environments aren’t healthy

By Sinéad McDevitt, Digital Manager December 1, 2022
In this edition of Level Up, Digital Manager Sinead McDevitt argues that whether it’s developing games, working for a website or studying for finals, pushing people to their breaking point means lower quality work.
Level Up! | Gaming Glossary: Pokémon Edition

Level Up! | Gaming Glossary: Pokémon Edition

By Sinead McDevitt, Digital Manager November 10, 2022
It’s November, which means the newest Pokémon games, “Pokémon Scarlet and Violet,” are coming out soon. In this edition of Level Up!, Digital Manager Sinéad McDevitt defines various bits of Pokémon jargon.
Level Up! | Five Horror games to try this Halloween Weekend

Level Up! | Five Horror games to try this Halloween Weekend

By Sinead McDevitt, Digital Manager October 27, 2022
In this edition of Level Up! Sinead McDevitt recommends horror games for those who are looking for some Halloween frights.
Level Up! | Gaming Glossary: Tabletop RPGs

Level Up! | Gaming Glossary: Tabletop RPGs

By Sinead McDevitt, Digital Manager October 13, 2022
Digital Manager Sinéad McDevitt explains common terms in the gaming community for interested newcomers.
Level Up! | Video game soundtracks to check out

Level Up! | Video game soundtracks to check out

By Sinead McDevitt, Digital Manager September 29, 2022
In this edition of Level Up!, Digital Manager Sinead McDevitt recommends various video game soundtracks you should consider adding to your study playlist.
Level Up! | Now is the perfect time to play Tokyo Mirage Sessions

Level Up! | Now is the perfect time to play Tokyo Mirage Sessions

By Sinead McDevitt, Digital Manager September 15, 2022
With the recent announcement of a new entry in the “Fire Emblem” series, Digital Manager Sinéad McDevitt explains why people should give a previous spin-off a chance.
Level Up! | Gaming Glossary: Genres

Level Up! | Gaming Glossary: Genres

By Sinead McDevitt, Digital Manager September 1, 2022
Digital Manager Sinéad McDevitt explains common terms in the gaming community and their origins.
Level Up! | Upcoming games getting me through finals week

Level Up! | Upcoming games getting me through finals week

By Sinéad McDevitt, Digital Manager April 10, 2022
In this week’s edition of Level Up!, Digital Manager Sinéad McDevitt lists the games she’s looking forward to in order to get through finals week.
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