Virtual filicide

 

Die, you slug!

Die, you slug!

Father hires gamers to kill his son’s avatar. Worried that his unemployed 23-year-old son was spending too much time playing computer games, a father in China hired virtual hitmen to end it all.

“It’s not going to do much for family relations,” Prof Mark Griffiths, a gambling and addictions expert at Nottingham Trent University told the BBC.

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  1. Libertarian Advocate

    Smart dad. I’m gonna copy him.

  2. Artie

    Why not hire someone to help him get a job?