6 of the best strains for playing video games, according to gamers

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Gaming is all about optimization, and picking the right strain of weed to smoke during gameplay is an important piece of the puzzle. Just as finding the most efficient racing line or the perfect character build brings a sense of joy and accomplishment, so does finding the perfect bud to complement your play style. Rankings of everything from Super Smash Bros. characters to Apex Legends weapons are measured on a scale of S to F — with S being the highest — so we set out to identify what weed belongs in the S-tier of strains for gaming.  And what qualifies a strain to be in the S-tier? Is it one that will make you actually play better? In the world of eSports, cannabis is considered a performance-enhancing drug by organizations like the eSports Gaming League (EGL) that adhere to the World Anti-Doping Association (WADA) recommendations. However, there’s a complete lack of scientific evidence connecting cannabis to improved gaming performance, according to NORML. Organizations like the Stoned Gamer League and Snoop Dogg’s Gangsta Gaming League have come out as explicitly pro-pot in response.  To find out which strains enhance the experience of gaming on a personal level, we interviewed both gamers who get stoned and cannabis experts who game. Different people have different reactions to terpenes and cannabinoids, but we noticed a pattern consistent across our sources. Strains strong in terpenes like limonene and pinene are recommended for fast-paced games that require deep focus, such as Call of Duty. More laid-back titles like Assassin’s Creed or NBA 2K go well with relaxing compounds like myrcene, beta-caryophyllene and CBD. With that in mind, here are six strains you should try while gaming. Cereal Milk Brian “Skatch” Snyder is the Director of Communications and de facto cannabis expert at StackUp.org, a charity…

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