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Mother Obsessed with Computer Game: Another Level

We have some shocking news to bring you now, as it has been reported that a 33-year old woman neglected her three children for a few months after becoming addicted to an online board game.

As reported from the Telegraph, the woman’s dangerous obsession also took it’s toll on the family pet’s as two dogs died as a result of starvation, with the bodies left in the house for a further two months.

The game in question was Small World, an online board game which was recommended to her by a friend on Facebook. The game resulted in her three children having to eat cold baked beans out of a tin, as there were no clean spoons in the house according to the prosecutor.

Here is a quote from the woman, which she said to police as she tried to stop them from entering her dining room:

“All right, my dogs are in there. They are dead. I killed them. I probably starved them, probably because I have been playing the computer game all the time.”

You’ll be pleased to know that the lady was given six months imprisonment suspended for two years and banned from keeping animals. There is no information on what happened to the three children though. Perhaps her sentence should of been longer?

What are your thoughts on this? Full article through the link.

Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

Contact Alan Ng: alan@product-reviews.net

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