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Game's over but the community lives on

Years after multiplayer online game Glitch ended, players remain a tight-knit group online. Spark contributor Tomas Urbina finds out why, when players from around the world descend on Toronto for a soundtrack release of songs from the game.
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      Glitch was a massively multiplayer online game that ended in 2012. So why did a tight-knit community of players from around the world come to Toronto recently to get together? Spark contributor Tomas Urbina hangs out with the "Glitchens" at a bash for the music behind the game, and the man behind that music, Canadian Daniel Simmons.

      Listen to Daniel Simmons's Glitch Music on Bandcamp.

      Hear more about nourishing online community from a previous episode of Spark. 

      Previous Spark stories by Tomas Urbina on the German audiobook craze and helping seniors integrate tech into their lives.

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