EnCircle Technologies held a charity video game tournament on Saturday at the Missouri United Methodist Church to raise money for the nonprofit organization. Players from around the Midwest gathered to compete in competitive and casual matches, with a prize pool of $3,000 for the winners.
He used to play Super Smash Bros. Melee as a kid, rediscovered it recently and fell back in love. Now he plays with MU’s Smash Bros. club. He said it’s more than just a game; it’s a community. At the end of the day, he said, it’s a way for friends to hang out.
The games offer players multiple characters to choose from, all with different powers. Each player is allotted four lives, or “stock,” and must fight the other players to knock them out of the map repeatedly until they lose all their stock. The winner is determined when one side has lost all of …