A former classmate from the University of Colorado suggested another cause for the killings, saying Holmes had lost touch with reality after becoming 'obsessed' with video games.
The classmate told the Daily Mail: 'James was obsessed with computer games and was always playing role-playing games.
'I can’t remember which one but it was something like World of Warcraft, one of those where you compete against people on the internet.
'He did not have much of a life apart from that and doing his work. James seemed like he wanted to be in the game and be one of the characters.Note: video games don't make you crazy. Mentally ill people often pick a particular subject as the basis of an obsession: religion; politics; environmentalism; math. The artist Ruth Gikow did a painting describing what used to be a real problem in some European mental hospitals: "Two Napoleons--And a Josephine." Obsessing about video games and Batman would be no surprise.
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