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Man Dies From Gaming

Posted Aug 09, 2005 by Dana Massey

Man Dies From Gaming

Although not exactly MMORPG related, this does apply to many gamers. For all of you who have heard yourself say "five more minutes" several hundred times, here is a cautionary tale on CNN.com of a man who died of heart failure from playing too long!

Lee had planted himself in front of a computer monitor to play on-line games on August 3. He only left the spot over the next three days to go to the toilet and take brief naps on a makeshift bed, they said.

"We presume the cause of death was heart failure stemming from exhaustion," a Taegu provincial police official said by telephone.

Lee had recently quit his job to spend more time playing games, the daily JoongAng Ilbo reported after interviewing former work colleagues and staff at the Internet cafe.

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