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Man dies after 50 hour Starcraft session

A South Korean man has died after reportedly playing an online computer game for 50 hours with few breaks.

The 28-year-old man collapsed after playing the game Starcraft at an internet cafe in the city of Taegu, according to South Korean authorities.

The man had not slept properly, and had eaten very little during his marathon session, said police.

All I can say is levelup.png

edit: only 50 hours? what a rookie. beigelaugh.gif
Actually he didn't die from exhaustion, he was DATA DRAINED! beigelaugh.gif

Oh man, thats crazy. First blind gamers, then people dying from games. We're like a sci-fi movie now.
BEIJING - A Shanghai online game player who stabbed a competitor to death for selling his cyber-sword has been given a suspended death sentence, which in effect means life imprisonment, state media said on Wednesday.

The case had created a dilemma in China where no law exists for the ownership of virtual weapons.

Qiu Chengwei, 41, stabbed competitor Zhu Caoyuan in the chest after he was told Zhu had sold his "dragon sabre", used in the popular online game, "Legend of Mir 3", the China Daily said.

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