The spectacular crash of Curt Schilling's video game development studio was one of the most stunning—and heart-wrenchingly sad—news stories of last year.

The downward spiral of the company that made Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning has been well-documented but this news report by Reason does a nice job of laying out the stakes, motivations and consequences of the whole sordid affair. The video covers a lot of ground, looking at the political motivations that entangled the state of Rhode Island in a big MMO mess.