Categories Uncategorised Guns don’t kill people, Bill Gates does Post author By Carrie Post date April 20, 2007 7 Comments on Guns don’t kill people, Bill Gates does Jack Thompson rides again: the VT massacre was Bill Gates’ fault, because Microsoft published the Xbox version of Counter-Strike. In other news, Rockstar Games gets the equivalent of a restraining order against Jack Thompson. ← Making a killing from a massacre → Attack of the Big Issue sellers 7 replies on “Guns don’t kill people, Bill Gates does” According to the Metro it was all the fault of Chan-wook Park’s Oldboy. According to a wag on popbitch, that pic of him should have had the speech bubble “say harro to my reetle flend”. I hate myself for it, but I laughed for half an hour. Thanks for spreading the news. It’s good to see Jack Thompson failing again and again. Hey Fronz. Nice blog. I think it’s a shame Thompson hogs the headlines so much, because I reckon his overheated nonsense stops us from having a proper debate on the subject of violence in games. I think there is some stuff worth talking about, such as the deliberate marketing of age-restricted games to people who are too young to (officially) buy them. More bad news for Jack. According to the inquirer, police have ruled out games as a link in the VT massacre – the killer didn’t have any gaming equipment and his room-mate never saw him play games. I didn’t think Thomson claimed that he did. There are witnesses to say the he was seen playing counter-strike when he was in High School – not college. Obviously more important as he would’ve been trained in a murder simulator at a much more impressionable age. Also the blockier graphics of older hardware would’ve been more effective. Heh. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.