Networking for fun and games
Computer gamers meet and compete at Locust Point Rec Center
by Mary Helen Sprecher
George Martsoukos is speeding down a boulevard, weaving erratically. He dodges telephone poles, takes a corner on two wheels and slams into a barrier. He continues on, black fumes billowing ominously from under his hood.
Next to him, Sharon Fidler is equally out of control. It’s raining and her car is spinning. “I’m going the wrong way,” she calls, looking alarmed. “Why am I going the wrong way? I am. Look at this.”
She is headed straight for the plate glass window of a women’s clothing store.
Martsoukos glances over. “You want to buy some clothes or something?”
A few seconds later, Fidler’s car explodes in flames. So does that of Mike Nash, a few yards away. Martsoukos is the last man standing–or driving–but not for long. His car goes up in smoke a few minutes later.
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