Video gamer hunts down, stabs man who killed his online 'Counter-Strike' character

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  1. SomerSky

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    Watch out who you kill in the virtual world, it may inspire someone to attack you in the real one.

    That's what happened to one Frenchman, who was stabbed and nearly killed by a fellow "Counter-Strike" player, according to London's Telegraph.

    Julien Barreaux reportedly spent six months looking for the person who killed his online character in a virtual knife fight, and eventually found the foe living only a few miles away in Cambrai, a town about 2 hours north of Paris.

    The 20-year-old, armed with a real-life kitchen knife, went to the man's house and brutally stabbed him in the chest. The victim, identified only as Mikhael, survived the assault after the blade missed his heart by less than an inch.

    "Barreaux was arrested within the hour and told us he had wanted to see his rival wiped out for killing off his character," a police officer testified at the trial, the Telegraph reported.

    The overzealous video gamer will spend two years behind bars, and receive anger management therapy.

    "You are a menace to society," Judge Alexiane Potel said. "I am frankly terrified of the disproportionate reaction you could have if someone looked at you the wrong way in the street."
     
  2. Rupert Pupkin

    Rupert Pupkin That Ass is Attached to Daniela Lopez Gold

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    The overzealous video gamer will spend two years behind bars, and receive anger management therapy.

    French justice. :frog:
     
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    TWO YEARS! LMAO THANX OBAMA
     
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    Because he's the president of France or because he invented Counter-Strike?:confused:
     
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    LOL France is dead
     
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    when I played these games the worst that would happen to you was a hand cramp from those awful Atari and colecovision controllers
     
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    I wanted to do this to those gorillas in the zoo for killing my Italian plumber character with a barrel over the head
     
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    Two years ?!
     
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    Counter-Strike? You re-spawn after a maximum of 3 minutes, worst case scenario... I get that some wackos go nuts after having years of time and money wiped out, but Counter-Strike?
     
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    He missed his heart by a whole inch dude.
     
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    Sadly, I can relate. After I beat my brother at Pong and tormented him, he whipped me with a piece of Hot Wheels track. Then, my parents grounded us both.

    Well, that's almost like what happened here. Isn't it?
     
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    if i was violent and i knew i could stab some piece of shit that i hated and only get 2 years, i'd think about it.

    some would find it a small price to pay.

    if the punishment was being beaten to death with a brick, i probably wouldn't do it.

    punishment is a deterrent only when it hurts.
     
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    What's that in metric?
     
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    Exactly. You die constantly in CS.

    This guy is going to be in and out of prison quite a bit.
     
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    Sounds a little suspicious.

    Counter Strike doesn't have characters. You can expect to die quick and fast in that game. There is no progression or award for staying alive - because, you don't. It is a gunbattle with bottle necked spots to make sure everybody but the best dies. And even the best die often.

    The media continues to blame games for everything even as it stays blindly ignorant.
     
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    This is why I play single player games.

    Who wants to play with a bunch of assholes on the internet?

    Besides, I can't keep up with all the super gamer geeks.
     
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    So 2 years in prison should be sufficient. :rolleyes:
     
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    2years in a French prison is no joke.
    I would rather spend 5 years in one of our prisons.
     
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