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Sydney Barcraft

By on October 28, 2012 at 12:00 pm

A divide has always existed within gaming, a historical canyon that has made it difficult to connect the medium with mainstream culture. That divide has since narrowed over the last few years, thanks to the growth of consoles, mobile gaming and a general shift in attitudes over time.

But the gap between casual and even hardcore gamers to the competitive community is still as large as ever, even with the popularity of games like DOTA 2 and League of Legends. One movement that has helped bring fans out of the woodwork, however, has been the BarCraft movement around the world.

Peter Du is a member of the Australian Pro League, which hosts BarCraft and MOBAR events in Sydney. I sat down with him to chat about how it all got started, what makes them so popular and how the growth of Barcraft/MOBAR has affected the image of gaming not only with gamers but with the wider community.

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