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Bibliography

This comic was a major inspiration for this video: http://the-toast.net/2013/08/05/a-cartoon-about-sports/

On why there aren’t more women playing Melee: http://milktea-ssbm.tumblr.com/post/76970566292/why-awareness-in-the-super-smash-bros-melee

The Kotaku piece on competitive gaming: http://kotaku.com/5820907/the-10-best-moments-in-pro-gaming-history

Chris DeLeon on rules in sports vs. games: http://www.hobbygamedev.com/spx/games-are-artificial-videogames-are-not-games-have-rules-videogames-do-not/

Forrest Smith’s Smash charts: http://forrestthewoods.com/unbalanced-design-of-super-smash-brothers/

Daigo vs. Justin Wong: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pS5peqApgUA

The Smash Brothers documentary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NSf2mgkRm7Q&list=PLoUHkRwnRH-IXbZfwlgiEN8eXmoj6DtKM

Quake speedrun: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VpiNDxssUL0

Half-Life 2 speedrun: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NV-AWxqYAgc

Siglemic’s Mario 64 speedruns: https://www.youtube.com/user/Siglemic/videos

aMSa vs. Mew2King at KoC4: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SDnKE5J7ki8

Axe vs. Silent Wolf: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rZIxUjct3uo

The year is 20XX, everyone plays Fox: http://killscreendaily.com/articles/20xx-or-limits-esports/

Chuck Klosterman on football and the read option: http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/page2/story?page=klosterman/091019

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