Whole lot of shaking going on

The Washington Post is highlighting electronic football in the DC area. Not the video games, but the “brrr–rrrr-rrr” type of “stop going in a circle damn it!” electronic football. In one of the greatest comebacks in simulated sports history, electric football — a game that was actually discontinued 17 years ago for lack of any discernible market — has defied the oddsmakers and now dances triumphantly in the end zone of renewed popularity. Leagues all over the country organize weekend tournaments. Players from opposing teams taunt and gibe one another in chat rooms. There’s even an electric football Super Bowl held every year, on the weekend before the real one.]]>

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