Let’s go back. To a time before Jack Thompson, before age ratings. Back to 1980s Canada, when the most pressing concern with video game content—and how it was destroying the youth—was the black magic found in Final Fantasy.
You mean that Satan worship?
I actually remember growing up in church in the 80s and the big scare Satan worship was during that decade. Everything was "bad". We even had a special speaker once who spent the entire service talking about the problem with Care Bears.
I grew up to be an atheist, and my kids aren't taught that magic is real. When I told my oldest (who wanted to play DnD) that his friends (who are predominantly Christian children raised by people my age) may not be allowed to play with him because of the 80s, he was flabbergasted. And rightly so.
People believe a lot of crazy things.
Bet this guy's brain exploded when Diablo was released.
Everybody knows that underpaid game designers from Japan are actual wizards.
We went from getting offended by black magic, to violence and sex in games, to not enough transgenders in games.
It's like conservatives and liberals switched roles.
Lol not necessarily you would have to understand that all people on some level get offended by things to my understanding of both parties have historically had issues that they get offended by regardless.
I had Final Fantasy and Wizardry back in the day and my parents understood they were just games, though I don't think they understood my appeal for them.
You are all going to hell!
Someone should make a game so offensive that everyone would be outraged, that way people would just get all that tension over with and stop being a bunch of pussies!
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