This is Bashir , better known
in the internet as "Athens". He' s probably
one ofthe world' s most known faces within
Despite being known as an arrogant
Asshole, "Athene" is very engaged in
charity work. He' s one ofthe founders
of a website called ". net"
to bring awareness of children less Fortunate
During the passing weekend, "Athene"
organized and launched a massive charity
event called "The Siege", Bringing together the
gaming community trying to make a difference
in the world. Big gaming companies like Twitch
and Blizzard agreed to help him promote this
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Although the event gaming wise was mainly about "World of
Warcraft", the entire gaming community, not only World of
Warcraft players participated in this charity event.
League of Legends, suprisingly despite its reputation for
having a toxic and immature player base were one ofthe
many other games involved.
This is Robbert van , better known as in the
internet world. He' s one ofthe biggest League of Legend
streamers, he' s also a Youtuber and a very renown gamer.
During this charity event, this guy sat by his computer for 13 hours,
streaming for charity, taking lots and lots of micro donations,
resulting in a total over a 100. 000 dollars. With the USAID multiplier
involved in this event applied, this will be over a million dollars! The
overwhelming support from the League of Legends community,
proved to the entire gaming community how false the image ofthe
League of Legends community was.
This charity event raised in total over 2 million dollars, with mainly
the League of Legends community being responsible of
approximatly 50% of it.
In addition, there were several renowned streamers and gamers
involved raising money for charity by playing computer games. In
total, has raised almost 6, 5 million dollars
for the charity organization "Save the Children", reaching out to over
100. 000 kids around the globe who aren' t as Fortunate as we are.
This was done during a regular weekend. In 12 hours, 1, 5 million dollars
had been raised for charity because ofthe gaming community coming
together and do what they do best.
Despite this incredible accomplishment, the mainstream media didn' t
even mention this.
But if one little fuck kills his grandma from playing Grand Theft Auto,
or its being discovered a serial killer was playing World of Warcraft...