Monday, May 22, 2006

Interesting Article: Online Game (Everquest) to Blame for a Suicide

Everquest is an online game in which people create fantasy characters. They use these characters to role play, increase skills, learn magic, and gain levels. In 2002, a 21 year old name Shawn Wooley committed suicide, and his mom feels it had to do with this game. People have taken to calling the game "Evercrack" for it's addictive qualities.
Last Thanksgiving, Shawn, 21, committed suicide. His mother found him at his apartment. He had shot himself at his computer. On the screen was the online computer game, Everquest.

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