All entries for Monday 23 April 2007
April 23, 2007
There goes Jack Thompson again, ranting off in the media that the V-Tech killer Cho-Seung-Hui was a Counter Strike addict, therefore believing that computer games caused him to go apeshit.
Out of the 2.5 million Counter Strike players, how many actually go out and kill people?
As part of my MA research, I’m asking gamers and especially non-gamers to take part in a recorded talk via SkyPE (download from http://www.skype.com) about the violent game controversy. Whether you believe it’s right or wrong for JT to start attacking the video games issue almost immediately after the tragedy, I would like to hear your voiced opinions. All I ask for is a confirmed disclaimer agreement sent via email.
Details are on http://rakurai-media.livejournal.com