Isn't it technically not so bad to buy the game as long as you don't buy any microtransactions?
A multiplayer game lives and dies by the size of its playerbase. So even if you "technically" don't engage in microtransactions yourself, you are supporting them, albeit indirectly, by keeping the game alive for those who do.
Why would cops just rush in? Haven't they heard about doorbell or phone? I mean try to make contact first since the threat wasn't to outsiders.
Clearly, they feared for their lives.
I wouldn't hold my breath for this issue to fix itself. Once one cryptocurrency reaches a difficulty beyond GPU mining, another will always be ready to take its place.
Well, at least he didn't call himself a "gamer". Otherwise, yes, it's the kind of empty words that are thrown in every direction at such events.