This weekend, the first London Barcraft of 2012 took place at the Assembly House pub in Kentish Town. If you’ve never heard of the Barcraft phenomenon, it basically involves a group of people sitting in a pub watching some other people thousands of miles away play computer games on a big screen. Surprisingly, most of the people I met at the pub yesterday were men. To up the ante somewhat, the guys who are actually taking part (most of the time they’re South Korean) compete for big cash prizes, and as such sometimes they cry when they lose.
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