Better Gaming through Chemistry

Staff

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This article originally appeared in Computer Games Magazine #150

MindFX is the “first company to offer a line of mental performance enhancement supplements to athletes, computer gamers, professional men and women and college students,” at least according to its website. While this ignores the existence of highly caffeinated beverages like Balls Guarana that provide most of the same supposed benefits, at least the pills won’t rot your teeth. But they do dehydrate you, so it’s best to drink water, no soda, after taking the guarana-based “Maxx Impulse” tablets (which are basically legal speed). With Ephedra supplements getting a lot of negative publicity in sporting events, will we eventually see people being drug tested before QuakeCon or the CPL? (MindFX, http://www.mind-fx.com)

This article originally appeared in Computer Games Magazine #150