Tag: Swatting

#GameDev Breakdown Video Show – Gaming’s Darkest Hour

A bizarre swatting incident in Wichita leaves a totally uninvolved man dead, the World Health Organization includes a gaming addiction disorder in its draft for the International Compendium of Diseases, and we follow up on a recommendation from last week’s show….




Wichita Swatting: Who’s to Blame?

As the Wichita swatting details emerge, the community grapples with determining responsibility for this tragedy. The 911 caller has been taken into custody, but many questions remain….




Swatting Turns Fatal in Call of Duty Dispute

On this week’s #GameDev Breakdown podcast, we discussed everything we know about the Wichita swatting that claimed a man’s life. This is the most bizarre and tragic story attached to gaming in recent history. The topic matter may be disturbing to some listeners. …




Gaming’s Darkest Hour

Heinous acts by three strangers leave a fourth man dead in the most bizarre and tragic swatting incident to date. We discuss the information available as of recording, as well as the World Health Organization’s likelihood of classifying gaming as a potential addiction disorder….