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Topic: e-sports

Students from Brown Esports hope that virtual tours on the Minecraft replica of the University can begin by late April.

Arts & Culture

With Minecraft model of Brown’s campus, students cultivate community

April 8, 2020 0 comments

By constructing a scaled Minecraft replica of the University, Brown Esports and Geopipe — an alum-founded virtual modeling company — have kickstarted a novel way to experience College Hill during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The student group plans to partner with the Brown Bookstore Dec. 6 and 7 to raise funds for Hasbro Children’s Hospital.

News, Science & Research

Brown Esports fosters community, fundraises

November 13, 2019 0 comments

Entering the Underground Coffee Shop on any Saturday afternoon, people are greeted by the sight of enthusiastic students crowded around makeshift gaming setups.

In its first year, the Brown e-sports team has drawn interest from over 100 students. The club held its second “game-a-thon” two weekends ago.

Sports

Nationwide e-sports craze arrives at Brown

March 25, 2016 0 comments

Willy Lee ’18 and Joshua Lu ’18 both had a simple goal, familiar to any college student: Find and bring together others with similar interests to their own.