Tuesday August 9, 2005 4:30 pm
South Korean Man Dies After 50-Hour Gaming Marathon
A South Korean man, identified only by the family name “Lee,” died in an Internet Café in Taegu after 50 hours of online gaming. Lee’s 50-hour game-athon had been interrupted only for trips to the bathroom and small naps. The 28-year-old gamer had recently quit his job to pursue his obsession, but died after pushing himself to the point of exhaustion-induced heart failure. If you’re reading this and you haven’t been outside or away from your computer in a few days, especially if you’re in South Korea – please, take time for a nice, long break.
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