Community on Twitter rallies to defeat offensive video game
Never heard of it till now.
it's an old Atari "porn" game that no one even knew about till Angry Nerd made it kinda popular, or let's say more "known", by talking about it on one of his videos years ago. Recently some people got interested and want to make a remake. https://www.youtube.com/wat...
Ah okay. Thanks for the info.
oh dear, and here we go with more censorship. Is this all these feminists care about?
its not really about censorship i mean they don't care about chipanddales... its all about bashing men and cashing out....
There's no mention of censorship in the article. In fact, she explicit mentions that the title has a 'right to exist', she's just reasonably disappointed that someone decided to recreate it, and it sounds as if she may have been a victim herself... she goes on to encourage other women and natives to get into game design... I get that everyone is up at arms about how gamergate has be portrayed in the media, but we shouldn't assume the worst and skip reading articles before commenting.
You might want to read the article. From the article: "I respect its right to exist, but it’s almost impossible for me to figure out how anyone could consider the game of cultural value to anyone." Also recognize that you want to censorship one person's opinion but not the opinion of others. It's my understanding that she can say what she wants about games just as much as others can make what games they want.
I'm usually annoyed by these articles, and I expected to be when I clicked on this one. I gotta admit though, in this case - it's pretty messed up that they'd even wanna re-release this game. A game about cowboy's raping Native Americans, seriously? They already stole their homeland and raped them into near non-existance in the real world. Whoever made and whoever remade this game is a douche.
I'm with you on this.
So ww2 movies shouldn't be made based on that concept, cause Hitler's done these things and media should not show it? Cmon
@traumadisaster, No dumbass, but this game is about you taking on the role of a dude who's suppose to be getting 'revenge' by raping women tied to cacti. If you don't understand what's wrong with the way the game is presented - then I don't know what to say to you. Making a game that tells the history is fine, the way the interactivity plays out and main goal of this game is what is messed up. Plus, the game isn't based on the history, because Custer got utterly defeated by the Natives Americans. This game is fiction about him getting revenge for that slaughter that went down of him and his men.
... A little late are we? Custers Revenge came out for Atari. Must they always find something to squawk about?
She is speaking specifically of the remake that has appeared online.
The indigenous game designer looks like a blue eyed European
According to her twitter, she's part Irish
Its other way around, she is white with some native ancestry. I studied anthropology in University and native americans history didn't look like her. They had dark hair, brown-yellow skin and dark eyes and share many physical and genetic traits with Asians(especially some Japanese ethnic groups)
Yeah, it's hard to find any Native Americans that look it anymore, like family's of Native Casino Owners, lots of them are blue-eyed, blonde haired kids.
Going after one stupid flash porn game is like picking one rotten apple off of the top of the biggest garbage dump in the world.
It's still a less rotten pile even if only by one apple
Gotta start somewhere?
What makes me sad Isn't the way women are treated which is extremely bad. But the insults and the humiliation that an entire race had to face from people who came in to take their land it just makes me depressed and sad btw I am not an American indian or anything remotely close but one thing for sure am a human and thats what many people forget about themselves. I am blaming the original creator of this game he must be sick and quite honestly it shows how the culture looked at the indigenous people back then . Also as been said by many flash porn are nothing to worry about because they are just worthless trash .
ever played that game Cowboys and Indians as a kid? Guess which side was always deemed as the "bad side"? While I am not condoning anything bad against native americans, this is a stupid game that was originally made back in 1982. Was the Texas Chainsaw Massacre game where you go around killing young girls not a terrible thing too? But you would never see an article about that nowadays..
Depends on who was playing... Cowboys were the bad ones from my point of view...
lol, fair enough.
uh she's a little late
This is pathetic. And, once again, people attack the entire industry over one game that doesn't at all reflect on everything else. To make matters worse, it's just a damn fantasy. It's no different than 50 Shades of Gray(just as bad, too, I bet). And, finally, it does NOT promote rape against women. It's a damn game! Edit: "Of course I get jumpy in an industry that creates games that reinforce a statistic I am part of." How else would you categorize this comment? More to the point, what does she think of women who have rape fantasies? Do they offend her because they have different sexual fetishes? Should material geared towards those women not be made? Should I ignore all other examples and "get jumpy" every time I see a black male as a criminal in a game? Rather than some perceived slight in a video game that's gonna get almost no exposure anyway- as is the case here- I'm more concerned every time I drive through certain neighborhoods at certain times of day and a Charger, Taurus, or Crown Victoria gets behind me. A video game has never profiled me, and one will never rape her. It's unfortunate that she has to know what that experience is like, but at some point, you have to understand that not everything is for your consumption, or meant to offend. Hell, wouldn't the ACTUAL women that have ACTUAL rape fantasies be more dangerous than this game nobody seriously cares about?
She's not attacking the industry... In fact, she's a part of the industry...
***Edit: "Of course I get jumpy in an industry that creates games that reinforce a statistic I am part of." *** Jumpy = attacking, gotcha... Not really. Jumpy: (of a person) anxious and uneasy. She gets anxious and uneasy about a game that reinforces a statistic she is a part of. So, again, how is she attacking anything? ***Should I ignore all other examples and "get jumpy" every time I see a black male as a criminal in a game?*** That's your choice. You can express your opinion all you want. That wouldn't be attacking an industry, though.
You'd have to be pretty bloody bored to play something so daft as this anyway It's a shame though people don't at least try not to be offensive. I mean where draw the line quite honestly regarding just about anything you can think of. If it's so acceptable to be insensitive then why not just revert back to being a child
Dear feminists and other social justice warriors if you dont like it, dont play it. Please get over yourself. - the sane adults of this world
Dear little boys, Free speech doesn't mean freedom from criticism. - the disagreeing adults of this world
blaming a video game for rape statistics is not "criticism." That is propaganda. what the hell is the point of criticizing a one-screen porn flash game? does this sound like a legit review to you? "it’s almost impossible for me to figure out how anyone could consider the game of cultural value to anyone.” yeah, i dont know about you, but I TOTALLY derive my cultural values from my atari porn. please. SJWs put forward isn't criticism any more than what Jack Thompson did. It is dishonest, politically driven garbage.
Dear little adults being an condescending asshole while proclaiming the moral high ground doesn't make you any less of an asshole. It was a ridiculous game on atari and the new one isn't likely much better, and really unknown to most of the gaming population till recently. Do you people actually have a goal in mind to change gaming, because all i see is a whole lot of people stroking their own ego, while treating others that don't share their opinions like the scum of the earth. All the while either hiding behind or using their superior moral code, broader pionts of view ect as an justification to treat others like shit. By all means continue to keep trying to divide gamers up by race, gender, religion, sexual preference and politics and all the emotional drama and baggage that comes with those labels. Games don't care about any of that crap. You have fun with your "adult" discussions, i am going to do the things i like to which usually involves none of those dramatic asinine topics.
Too bad feminists, SJW's and other progressives don't take their own advice on that one.
'Little boys' Do you think condescension will help or hinder whatever point you're trying to make?
It's an effed up premise for a game, and it hurts some people's feelings. It's not going to be banned based on that, nor should it be, but it's still really gross and probably shouldn't have been brought back.
A) Why would anyone defend this game? B) Why is anyone talking about this game? C) Why would anyone defend this game?
because we dont think that freedom of expression ends the second it begins offensive to you. it is 5 second flash game which is a remake of an atari game, both of which were made as a joke. and we have a bunch of pretentious, over sensitive Dbags who think they need to "take a stand" against it and are blaming it for society's problems. its absurd, and these social justice warriors re a cancer on gaming.
I'm all for freedom of expression, but there's also consequences to it. Just cause you can say it doesn't mean you should
People never heard of this game? You must be young children, everyone knows about that stupid game
Isn't she like 30 years to late to take action against this game?
I look more native American than she does, I'm English BTW.
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