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July 18, 2007 4:30 PM   Subscribe

Angered by the previous 'Assault on Iran', the Union of Islamic Student Societies of Iran hit back yesterday by the official debut of Special Operation: Rescue the Nuke Scientist. [YouTube]
posted by lenny70 (13 comments total)

 
Personally, I think this is the best kind of [propaganda] war ever: Propaganda points for the radicals, free FPS's for the rest of us!
posted by lenny70 at 4:50 PM on July 18, 2007


Fair's fair.
posted by davejay at 5:04 PM on July 18, 2007


Reminds me of the last minute of this. Though, on the whole, I vastly prefer propaganda wars. More media, less actual bloodshed.
posted by quin at 5:17 PM on July 18, 2007


Duke Nukem would be proud.
posted by Avenger at 5:35 PM on July 18, 2007


It would be great if future global conflicts could be waged via armies playing first-person shooters.
posted by mullingitover at 5:59 PM on July 18, 2007


It would be great if future global conflicts could be waged via armies playing first-person shooters.

On behalf of the U.S., I hereby call dibs on Fatal1ty.
posted by Cool Papa Bell at 8:06 PM on July 18, 2007


Fair's fair.
It was much easier for the Iranians to develop this though, as the US already created a lot of artificial intelligence to control their Iraq deployment.
posted by Abiezer at 8:15 PM on July 18, 2007 [1 favorite]


Spy vs. Spy.
posted by Blazecock Pileon at 8:49 PM on July 18, 2007


Clearly, we need to abolish war and settle all our differences using FPS games.
posted by Kadin2048 at 8:57 PM on July 18, 2007


Or giant nerf tanks. Either or.
posted by davejay at 10:28 PM on July 18, 2007


I would suggest settling differences via Katamari Damacy, but that would interfere with my plans for actually rolling up the world into a giant ball of shogi pieces, paper cranes, trophies, and shrieking schoolchildren.
posted by dreamsign at 1:59 AM on July 19, 2007


The story continues with Assault on Iran part 3: Payback in Iraq.
posted by Martin E. at 3:05 AM on July 19, 2007


The funny thing is, I don't think many games have used the middle east for a setting for a while. Aside from it being a little creepy during an actual war there, it had became cliched.
posted by Mitrovarr at 10:43 PM on July 21, 2007


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