How gamers Reconfigured and modified Call of Duty gameplay

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The call of duty montage scene was massive, and still is if we look at it in from various point of views. Today these montages are uploaded to multiple social media platforms, such as TikTok and Instagram, reaching more mass audiences. But back in the day when capture cards became more accessible for gamers, the content that was produced and uploaded onto YouTube skyrocketed. It became an era where people were given the opportunity to show off their in game skills and highlights to impress audiences. This concept of reconfiguration was how I personally connected with these videos. I don’t imagine someone on a couch playing the game, I separate the gamer to the game character, just seeing the gamertag alone creates this illusion for myself, making a parasocial relationship between me, the the video game and the content creator. These content creators were probably…

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