SINGAPORE – Less than a fortnight ago, my son and I stayed up until 5am to watch a couple of teenagers become millionaires.

As 100 gamers royally battled it out in the duo rounds to win US$3 million (S$4.15million) in the first Fortnite World Cup in New York City, on July 27, I peppered my 13-year-old with questions: What on earth are the avatars building and why are they stuck in a box? Why are they running away from the storm? Why are they all heading to higher ground?

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