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Mónica Guzmán

Stories at the intersection of tech and life from a boldly connected city.

Category: Sports
July 26, 2014 at 10:12 PM

Dying for ‘Dota 2’: My newbie attempt to understand the richest game in e-sports

The crowd at KeyArena watches the action on giant screens while teams compete from booths below at the “Dota 2” tournament The International. See more tournament photos. (ALAN BERNER / THE SEATTLE TIMES)   Ten minutes into my first game of “Dota 2,” I had managed to master one thing. Dying. “SpadeSpouse, back up. Back up, SpadeSpouse….

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January 18, 2014 at 9:54 PM

At CenturyLink Field, Seahawks fans want a win and a signal

The rectangular white box overlooking section 127 at CenturyLink Field is one of 700 antennas that make it possible for you to stay connected during the big games. WiFi is available only to the club and suite areas of the stadium. (Photo: AT&T) Joseph Sunga is a happier Seahawks fan this season. The eight-year-season ticket holder will…

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