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no because they're either dead or well into final years of their life to get upset at an entertainment medium that 99% of 80-90 year olds have probably never experienced nor care about.
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Speak for yourself buddy. You can't speak for my grandfather, I dont pretend to speak for yours.
    
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no because they're either dead or well into final years of their life to get upset at an entertainment medium that 99% of 80-90 year olds have probably never experienced nor care about.

I get that you can be as politically correct as possible and still manage to offend the most sensitive people. You can ask how the Japanese felt about the film Pearl Harbor or how the Chinese felt about the film Nanking.

Actually I've seen an Iraq War Vet with a missing arm ask for Reservoir Dogs to be turned off because it was making his PTSD go off.
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no because they're either dead or well into final years of their life to get upset at an entertainment medium that 99% of 80-90 year olds have probably never experienced nor care about.
So, old people can't be offended? Or it doesn't matter because old people don't play video games?
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I get that you can be as politically correct as possible and still manage to offend the most sensitive people. You can ask how the Japanese felt about the film Pearl Harbor or how the Chinese felt about the film Nanking.
What determines what we need to ban? The ethnic Asian population is like 2 billion people, surely any WWII Pacific theater movies need to be banned.
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Speak for yourself buddy. You can't speak for my grandfather, I dont pretend to speak for yours.

So your grandfather is vocal about video games? No disrespect intended I'm jjust curious.
     
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So your grandfather is vocal about video games?
The point is, choosing to ban or censor something because it's "offensive" is totally arbitrary. I don't want the gov't or any group of people to impose their morality on me, when it comes to things that have no impact on them.
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Same shlubs in here as in the last thread. Get off your high horse it is a video game. I have seen way more disturbing things in modern horror games. Man give it a rest already, you don't like it? Dont play it. /Thread
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So your grandfather is vocal about video games? No disrespect intended I'm jjust curious.

Not on the internet no, however when he was speaking he always had something to say. Typically only when commercials were displayed on TV or when he used to watch me as a child.
    
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inb4 another Hatred thread gets deleted.
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The point is, choosing to ban or censor something because it's "offensive" is totally arbitrary. I don't want the gov't or any group of people to impose their morality on me, when it comes to things that have no impact on them.

This. It doesn't matter if it disturbs certain people. Those people can simply choose not to play it or be affiliated with it. Just because a small minority gets offended by a game doesn't mean it should be banned outright.

It's a game people, get over it already.
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this thread is blowing up! I can't respond fast enough without editing.
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The point is, choosing to ban or censor something because it's "offensive" is totally arbitrary. I don't want the gov't or any group of people to impose their morality on me, when it comes to things that have no impact on them.

I never asked for a ban. I just question the people that enjoy this as entertainment. Each of their own, I just find it a tad disgusting, that is all. You play your psycho massacre game, I'll play my boring,dated FPS game.

Historic films are good, please continue making them as long as it's not ridiculously biased/innaccurate.
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Same shlubs in here as in the last thread. Get off your high horse it is a video game. I have seen way more disturbing things in modern horror games. Man give it a rest already, you don't like it? Dont play it. /Thread

How would you rate my holocaust simulator on a scale of 1 to 10? You think you would crowdfund it? It's just a video game so I don't understand why others can get upset??
     
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