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    Opium Pulses Partners With Discord - JOIN US!

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    Greetings Opiates!

    Opium Pulses was recently accepted as an official partner of the text and voice chat platform Discord. For those of you who are familiar with the software, you'll already know it shows services like TeamSpeak and Skype how it's done!

    For those new to Discord, allow us to share some info from the following page: https://discordapp.com/features

    • Discord is completely free to use with no gotchas. This means you can make as many servers as you want with no slot limitations.

    • Easily share images, videos, and links from your desktop or phone. Discord embeds most types of media directly in the chat.

    • Designed for use while gaming, Discord has minimal impact on your CPU. Your game's performance won't be affected in the slightest.

    • It takes just 10 seconds and doesn’t require any drivers or weird setting configuration. Discord can even run in the browser which is great for PUGs you invite to your voice channel or those stubborn friends of yours.

    • Discord's customizable overlay allows you to see who’s talking in the middle of the action. You can also adjust individual volume settings, change servers and channels, or even kick people all without leaving your game.

    • Robust permissions and multiple channels, all within an easy-to-use UI, make Discord perfect for both small groups or large guilds.

    Leave Steam's Group Chats behind with their limited functionality and constant crashes and join us in our official Discord channel to make new friends and become a larger part of OP's infamous community!



    Tablet and Phone Games May Help Diagnose Autism

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    Based on a scientific report[www.nature.com] published by Nature group[www.nature.com], Autism could be diagnosed earlier before obvious symptoms are shown, by allowing children to play video games on smart phones and tablets that require some hand gestures.

    "This is potentially a major breakthrough for early identification of autism, because no stressful and expensive tests by clinicians are needed," Dr Jonathan Delafield-Butt (one of the researchers and a senior lecturer in child development) said.
    He (also) said (that) this new "serious game" assessment offered a cheaper, faster, fun way of testing for autism but added that more work was needed to confirm this finding, and to test for its limitations.

    Movement data were gathered from 37 children with autism, aged between 3 and 6. They were asked to play games on smart tablet computers with touch-sensitive screens and embedded movement sensors.
    "It is not social, emotional, or cognitive aspects of the gameplay that identify autism. Rather, the key difference is in the way children with autism move their hands as they touch, swipe, and gesture with the iPad during the game.