Not a game

Games Master - - Upfront -

We all do stupid things when gam­ing, but there’s a line, and ‘swat­ting’ crosses it. Swat­ting is where some­one re­ports a fake crime to the po­lice, draw­ing an armed re­sponse team to a lo­ca­tion, and on 29 De­cem­ber it re­sulted in the death of a 28-year-old man in Wi­chita, USA, as po­lice re­sponded to what they thought was an on­go­ing hostage sit­u­a­tion. The cause? An ar­gu­ment while play­ing Call Of Duty on­line. Sheer id­iocy.

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