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Post by Darkwing on 2010-09-21, 11:59

Here is a very interesting letter written by Stan Lee on why video games should not be banned or restricted by the United States:

http://videogamevoters.org/StanLee?source=20100914stanlee

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Post by A-BIack_Man on 2010-09-21, 12:09

Stan Lee wrote: But politicians will keep looking for ways to restrict the rights of gamers and computer and video game artists because it makes for good headlines to say they're "protecting the children," even if they're doing no such thing. They do so despite the fact that the industry has a remarkable rating system in place already and all new consoles have parental controls both of which help parents ensure parents are in control of what their children play.

It's all the parents' fault.

I like how he sees game deloping as an art though. Too bad most devlopers don't see it that way anymore.

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Post by Darkwing on 2010-09-21, 12:18

It's like movie and music, it's not art, it's money. I hate that outlook cause it just brings down the quality of entertainment and all you get is a bunch of mainstream crap that has 0 originality to it. It's sole purpose is to make money

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Post by Evil Person on 2010-09-21, 13:20

THIS IS BULL SHIT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

It is all of the parents fult, they go to washington to complain that there kids play to many games, then, all of them get banned, including the ones that the parents like to play.............like......virtual golf and stuff.
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Re: Stand Up For Video Games

Post by Galaxy-Scarface on 2010-09-22, 18:24

my reason why this has gone the way it is(and it may start a flame war, but im saying it anyway): first off, the ESRB is a monopoly that controls the sale of video games. thats illegal in its own right. but take your campaign of the average violent video game(fps): you're a soldier, fighting to gain control of or save whatever it is the game developers want you to. you have many enemies to kill, and when yo do blood pours out ect, maybe a bit of sex added in. that there will not affect the kids unless wither they are complete idiots or their parents are(more on that later) if anything, it will convince them to join the military. but take the online version of it, and it all starts to die and go to hell. most of the people that play it think they're the greatest ever because they were unstoppable in the campaign, and then they face each other and they find out theyre not, and go on a rage and try and blame everything but themselves(eg: wow youre a noob you just camp behind a wall all day) that may make them take it to real life and cause the source of all these problems, whereas in a campaign if your stuck, you can always try different tactics knowing what to do, and youll beat it eventually. then money gets involved and every acclaimed game now is a shtty fps that has less and less emphasis on the campaigns and more and more on online play and pretty soon the parents notice and now the supreme court is deciding whether or not to outlaw violent video games. i think the games should have an awesome and original campaign, some instant action battles, and a split screen mode so you can play against your friends only and not people you dont even know. whatever happened to the days when the best Madden Football player in the school was the most popular? now its all the same unoriginal shooter crap. but people buy it, so it'll keep being made.

theres my $0.02.
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Re: Stand Up For Video Games

Post by Nuchiha101 on 2010-09-22, 18:28

Lol, this is what you get with Obama, he's trying to get rid of the First Amendment trying to take away our free speech. It's the parent's fault, and ESRB is stupid, they should have a international rating thing rated by the government not some random corporation. I mean, ESRB essentially controls all of the video games in North America.....
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Post by Irish Devil on 2010-09-22, 19:02

I agree with G-S, these games won't affect you any more than owning an airsoft gun will, so the banning of violent games would be the first of many such bans. Plus, all these games are really about now is beating your friends online and have no real storyline anymore.
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Post by Galaxy-Scarface on 2010-09-22, 20:08

^exactly, and @nuchiha, i just dont get why ESRB has lasted so long. if they give a video game an AO rating, it wont be sold. complete monopoly. another example of corrupt politicians, just like this case.
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Re: Stand Up For Video Games

Post by Nuchiha101 on 2010-09-22, 20:43

ESRB is corrupt, a whole s*** load of games are incorrectly, some Teen Games are actually E, and some AO games are actually M... Plus they let some games slide and go easy on the rating and in return they get a payment.

Ban video games because of violence? They'll ban many things afterwords, soon it'll be airsoft guns, real firearms. And eventually, they'll say our Military is teaching children to kill others..... It's going to be ridiculous, and they'll be infringing amendments and defying the constitution........
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Re: Stand Up For Video Games

Post by Shemuel on 2010-09-23, 08:50

Nuchinchilla wrote:Ban video games because of violence? They'll ban many things afterwords, soon it'll be airsoft guns, real firearms.
Aw heck. Not those! You need those guns for when you need to shoot people! They're not even dangerous!
And eventually, they'll say our Military is teaching children to kill others..... It's going to be ridiculous
Err, wait, a strong military presence and conflict doesn't desensitivise people back home? And being slightly on a tangent here, isn't that exactly what the military teaches its new recruits to do? Kill?

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Re: Stand Up For Video Games

Post by Thingy on 2010-09-23, 10:24

Nuchiha101 wrote:Lol, this is what you get with Obama, he's trying to get rid of the First Amendment trying to take away our free speech. It's the parent's fault, and ESRB is stupid, they should have a international rating thing rated by the government not some random corporation. I mean, ESRB essentially controls all of the video games in North America.....


*Facepalms* You're like a redneck... Just younger... I mean... ''OBAMA WANTS TO TAKE AWAY OUR FREEDOMS! ALL OF THEM!''? You're probably going to join the westborough baptist church when you grow up....

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Re: Stand Up For Video Games

Post by Nuchiha101 on 2010-09-23, 16:16

No idea what that church is...

He doesn't want to take them away, he wants to limit them, which could be a good thing... I hope he just brings it to the limit where the freedoms are limited enough to make the country better and not mess it up and eventually collapse like the U.S.S.R. They collapsed, kept taking away more and more rights and limiting more and increased taxes, and they even had a special beard tax for those with beards...
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Post by Thingy on 2010-09-23, 16:45

Well... I think the US could use some increased taxes, and less greedy capitalism (not too much less, just a little more helping the people, less helping the alredy ridicilously rich). It must be absolute hell being poor in the US.

And no, he's not trying to reduce your rights. I mean, did you forget that little ''patriot act'' and all the other authoritarian shit your government's been spewing? Sweden's socialist democratic (socialist governments tend to be democratic by the way, since socialism is basicly a very mild form of communism, where the changes are made by the democratic process, unlike communism where changes are made through violent revolution)

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Re: Stand Up For Video Games

Post by Nuchiha101 on 2010-09-23, 16:53

Yeah...

Capitalism isn't that good, they help the ridiculously rich, and the poor are left to die..... A lot of people regularly die in the U.S due to starvation, they go unnoticed because their hobos and stuff. But they're still people..... The more Socialistic the U.S can get ( Without taking away our rights ) the better.
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