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Frequently Asked Questions

General

What is the DePaul Esports Gaming Center?

​The DePaul Esports Gaming Center is a place to flex your competitive edge in various esports titles. Whether you're a new player or seasoned veteran, this center is where you'll find all esports titles that are supported, as well as the various communities that support them.

Who can use the Esports Gaming Center?

The Gaming Center is currently open to the entire DePaul community (please bring your DePaul ID).

Please note: Guests of the DePaul community are welcome to spectate​, but will not be able to utilize the Gaming Center; your guest may come to watch, but may be asked to leave if the space becomes crowded.

Does DePaul have official teams yet?

Not at the moment; DePaul does not have any official teams yet, but there are plans to create varsity teams. Please stay tuned for more information!
For the time being, DePaul encourages students to find and connect with other gamers through Orgsync​.

Do I need a reservation to use the Gaming Center?

​Walk-in's are currently welcome based on availablilty of PCs and Consoles.

How do I report misconduct happening in the Esports Gaming Center?

Should you wish to report a violation of the Code of Conduct, please visit here​.

Can I use the logo to design something?

​Unfortunately, the DePaul Esports Logo is trademarked and any individual must seek confirmation in order to utilize the DePaul Esports Logo. In addition, students are not permitted to utilize the Blue Demons Logo unless approval is gained. Please see Brand Standards ​for more information.

Games

I don't see the game I want to play; can I request a game?

Yes, students, faculty, and staff may request games that are available in the Gaming Center. Please note, games must be approved prior to being made available.​​
Please note: all games requested must be rated T for Teen or lower. Games that are rated M and above may not be approved.

Am I able to sign into my own Steam or Battle.net account in the Gaming Center?

Yes, you will be able to sign into your own Steam and Battle.net accounts on the computers, but you can only play games that are approved and installed on the computers.

Can I bring my own games to play?

No​, you will only be permitted to play the games that are approved and provided in the Gaming Center. You may submit a request for a game to be added to the Gaming Center.

Will new games be added in the future?

​Yes! We will add games based on the demand and existence of an esports league\community.

Can I install games that I own on the computers?

No! At the DePaul Esports Gaming Center, we ask that you do not ​install other games that are either not installed or not-approved! Installing or playing games that are not on the list of approved games is a violation of the policies within the Gaming Center.
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Student Involvement

What student organizations are involved with the Gaming Center?

Cur​rently, DPULoL (League of Legends), DePaul Rocket League, and DePaul Overwatch (in the process of being formed) are involved with the Gaming Center. Please check Orgsync for more information.

I don't see a club for the game I'm interested in; what should I do?

​If you do not see a club, try checking Orgsync for an existing student organization. Students can reach out to others in the Esports Discord server as well as contacting us​.
If there is no club for the game you are interested in, students are encouraged to form student organizations!

How do I get invovled with the Esports Gaming Center or related?

Please feel free to reach out to us via email​ with some information about yourself and what you would like to assist with as DePaul Esports develops!

Equipment

Can I bring and use my own equipment?

In order to bring your own gear, your gear must meet the following requirements:
  • No discriminatory or vulgar decals are displayed on the equipment
  • Does not require additional software to be installed - software and drivers may be requested, but is not guarnteed
  • Must be approved at front desk of Gaming Center by Gaming Center employees

Software support for B.Y.O. peripherals

​The software we currently have to support B.Y.O. peripherals are: Razer Synapse, Corsair, and Logitech. We also support Xbox one and PS4 controllers!
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Events

How do I make a reservation?

The ability to reserve the room or an individual station is coming soon, please stay tuned!​ Until then, please feel free to email us at esports@depaul.edu​ in order to discuss a reservation or event.

What kinds of events can be held at the Esports Gaming Center?

The DePaul Esports Gaming Center can host meetings, tryouts, practices, tournaments, and much more! As long as your request is submitted in advance for approval, suggestions are more than welcome! 
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