The Trench Reynolds Report

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26-year-old Michael Mickowski of Las Vegas was recently arrested for allegedly threatening a school shooting while playing the online game Heroes of the Storm. For those of you unfamiliar with the genre, Heroes of the storm is what’s known as a MOBA and is made by Blizzard the same company that makes World of Warcraft …

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I’ve previously posted about the potential of your child being approached by an online predator through the popular online video game Fortnite here. My conclusion in that previous post was that since Fortnite is popular with kids there is absolutely a chance that your kids could be approached. However, in my opinion, it’s more likely …

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If you’re not familiar with Fortnite, it’s the most popular video game going right now. It started out as a really bad zombie survival game, then it ripped off a better game, PUBG, and became the sensation it is today. Fortnite is what’s called a battle royale game. Basically, 100 players are dropped into a …

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It seems that the Commonwealth of Kentucky has provided us with another participant for the never-ending parade of assclowns. Last time, it was U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell who said the government can’t do anything to prevent school shootings. Now, I present to you Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin. Late last June, hey I’m catching …

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This is a follow-up to my post about the most recent ‘school shooting’ video game which I posted here. If you haven’t read it yet, I ask that you please read that first before continuing. Over the holiday weekend, there was a slew of news articles about the parents of school shooting victims who were …

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So there’s this video game coming out next month that has the media and various other pearl clutchers up in arms. It was announced shortly after the recent school shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas and it’s being referred to as a ‘school shooting game’. I’m not going to link to the game …

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Don’t forget, when a headline asks a question the answer is usually no, but I’m getting ahead of myself. For those of you who may not be familiar with Steam, it’s the most popular platform for PC gamers to purchase and download their video games. Like most platforms and social networks, Steam also has a …

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I haven’t written about Jack Thompson in almost a decade. For those of you who may be too young to remember, Jack Thompson was a Florida attorney who was infamous in the late 90s and early 2000s for claiming video games were the cause of all of society’s ills. He referred to the original version …

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A few weeks ago, tech blog Gizmodo broke a story about a training program designed by Homeland Security and the US Army. It’s designed to train teachers and law enforcement on how to react during a school shooting. The problem is it’s a computer simulation, so a number of media outlets, including Gizmodo, who should …

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