Gaming requires a peculiar concentration. It also sometimes attracts peculiar people.
Or is it that gaming makes people peculiar?
I drift into this difficult philosophical territory in memory of Chen Rong-Yu, a 23-year-old gamer in New Taipei, Taiwan. He died while gaming in an Internet cafe.
And, well, according to news agency AFP, no one realized for up to 9 hours.
AFP has it that the young gentleman was identified as mortified by a waitress who must have wondered why he'd been sitting there motionless.
In truth, there is no way of knowing just how long he had actually … Read more