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Witt-Birn graduates produce documentary about online gaming

'Die Noobs' will tell story of friendship, passion, what it takes to be good at video games

6:57 PM, Dec. 29, 2013
Filmmaker Erik Cieslewicz, kneeling, photographs professional Starcraft player Conan 'Suppy' Liu, center, while Liu teaches Avenged Sevenfold's M. Shadows, or Matt Sanders, how to play StarCraft II.
Filmmaker Erik Cieslewicz, kneeling, photographs professional Starcraft player Conan 'Suppy' Liu, center, while Liu teaches Avenged Sevenfold's M. Shadows, or Matt Sanders, how to play StarCraft II.
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Zack Below was a seventh-grader living in Birnamwood, losing himself in a video game called Ultima Online when he connected with another kid named Jason Rubek.

That was more than 15 years ago, and Below, now 28 and living in Houston, was fascinated with the virtual gaming world, as so many teens and preteens of his generation were. He and Rubek, who lives in Huntington Beach, Calif., developed an online friendship that has lasted as they grew up.

But they never met in person. Rubek suggested that the two meet up and compete at a gaming tournament some time. That was a great idea, Below thought, but ...

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