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Indie Game: Muslim Massacre
September 9, 2008 5:02 PM   Subscribe

Muslim Massacre. Satire or just for shock value? You decide. Windows only.
posted by pancreas (57 comments total) 2 users marked this as a favorite

 
Of course it's Windows only, macs are for liberal pussies.
posted by Jon_Evil at 5:09 PM on September 9, 2008 [4 favorites]


It was made by a Something Awful goon, so the correct answer is probably: both.
posted by Clamwacker at 5:09 PM on September 9, 2008 [1 favorite]


no left-handed control settings, so no download for me ...

look, i don't mind posts about software i can't use, but at least mention which handedness they're designed for.
posted by radiosig at 5:13 PM on September 9, 2008 [4 favorites]


It was hard to play it with a laptop trackpad.
posted by Mr. President Dr. Steve Elvis America at 5:15 PM on September 9, 2008 [1 favorite]


Of course it's Windows only, macs are for liberal pussies.

And Linux is for filthy hippies.
posted by DU at 5:17 PM on September 9, 2008 [1 favorite]


Mr. President Dr. Steve Elvis America writes "It was hard to play it with a laptop trackpad."

Or a conscience.
posted by orthogonality at 5:22 PM on September 9, 2008 [8 favorites]


I'm an equal opportunity massacrer.
posted by Dumsnill at 5:26 PM on September 9, 2008


I beat that game. It's easy: just skip the download link.
posted by Smart Dalek at 5:30 PM on September 9, 2008 [3 favorites]


See, it's ok. Because they're muslims.
posted by Baby_Balrog at 5:32 PM on September 9, 2008


"...with an arsenal of the world's most destructive weapons!"


So do we have to go find them in Iraq first?
posted by lilkeith07 at 5:33 PM on September 9, 2008


Or a conscience.

If you say so. I wouldn't know.
posted by Mr. President Dr. Steve Elvis America at 5:35 PM on September 9, 2008 [1 favorite]


If you say so. I wouldn't know.

Oh no. Please don't get started with this again.
posted by decagon at 5:41 PM on September 9, 2008


Can't we just agree that everyone deserves to be killed? Need we bring in religion, country, conscience, Microsoft, Iraq, trackpads, pussies, hippies, goons, and blah,blah,blah?
posted by Dumsnill at 6:02 PM on September 9, 2008 [1 favorite]


Even though I can't see it because I'm a liberal pussy, shall I Godwin this thread?
posted by nikitabot at 6:02 PM on September 9, 2008


Of course it's Windows only, macs are for liberal pussies.

And Linux is for filthy hippies.


Where does this leave the Amiga users?
posted by hellojed at 6:06 PM on September 9, 2008


Even though I can't see it because I'm a liberal pussy, shall I Godwin this thread?

SHUT YOUR INCESSANTLY YAMMERING PIEHOLE YOU FASCIST NAZI SCUMFUCK.

How was that? That'll be fifty bucks. Same time next week?
posted by loquacious at 6:08 PM on September 9, 2008


I lurve you.

Smooches!

p.s. don't have the $50 this week, can you wait?
posted by nikitabot at 6:11 PM on September 9, 2008


WAIT I DON'T GET IT?
posted by PostIronyIsNotaMyth at 6:21 PM on September 9, 2008


Fuck this Windows-only garbage.
posted by porn in the woods at 6:24 PM on September 9, 2008


I wonder if the developers will manage to win the coveted Fatwa prize for their work?
posted by b1tr0t at 6:37 PM on September 9, 2008 [1 favorite]


See, it's ok. Because they're muslims.

Yes, thank you, the joke wasn't plain enough.
posted by Pope Guilty at 6:40 PM on September 9, 2008


Where does this leave the Amiga users?

Playing Operation Wolf.
posted by Artw at 6:49 PM on September 9, 2008


Mr. President Dr. Steve Elvis America writes "It was hard to play it with a laptop trackpad."

Or a conscience.
posted by orthogonality


Call me crazy but this seems like a brillant bit of satire. The obscene slaughter, simplicity of both gameplay and graphics, not to metion the stated premise of the game. I think it says something no matter who is playing it or what they may think they're getting out of it.
posted by nola at 7:06 PM on September 9, 2008


hellojed writes "Where does this leave the Amiga users?"

Oh! Oow! I know this one! It's "in their mothers' basements, like always", right?
posted by orthogonality at 7:16 PM on September 9, 2008 [2 favorites]


You can't do that, even for fun, about Jews.
posted by zouhair at 7:24 PM on September 9, 2008 [6 favorites]


You can't do that, even for fun, about Jews.

Yeah... crazy, huh? How actual, historical genocide can take the fun outta things.
posted by flapjax at midnite at 7:32 PM on September 9, 2008 [7 favorites]


How actual, historical genocide can take the fun outta things.

Yeah, the brilliant satirical part is playing a neat game of find and replace.
posted by nikitabot at 7:36 PM on September 9, 2008 [2 favorites]


+1 vote for Satire, and harmless compared the actual massacres that have been committed by both sides over the last one thousand years.
posted by limited slip at 7:40 PM on September 9, 2008


So let me get this straight. Y'all downloaded some random executable off the internets and just ran it? You deserve to have your computers *owned*.
posted by Slothrup at 7:54 PM on September 9, 2008 [4 favorites]


I played this in beta when it was called "blackamoor bloodbath."
posted by felix betachat at 7:54 PM on September 9, 2008 [3 favorites]


I want a game with all the historical massacres represented - something like Oregon Trail, only with death squads and gas chambers.
posted by unmake at 8:05 PM on September 9, 2008 [1 favorite]


felix betachat writes "I played this in beta when it was called 'blackamoor bloodbath.'"

I played it in alpha, when it was "Aboriginal Apocalypse".
posted by orthogonality at 8:11 PM on September 9, 2008


You know, it wasn't particularly funny when it was about the Jews, and it's not funny now.
posted by sandking at 8:19 PM on September 9, 2008 [1 favorite]


You can't do that, even for fun, about Jews.

Don't you get it? It's funny, because the target deserves it and conservative America fucking rocks. Liberals are pussy faggot Mac users and Muslims deserve extrajudicial execution. Don't you watch South Park? Lock and load, maggot.
posted by Blazecock Pileon at 8:31 PM on September 9, 2008


the VERY best of the web
posted by mattoxic at 9:14 PM on September 9, 2008


+1 vote for Satire, and harmless compared the actual massacres that have been committed by both sides over the last one thousand years.

Both sides? The two sides being America and... Islam? What?
posted by stammer at 9:37 PM on September 9, 2008 [2 favorites]


You know who else was Windows only?
posted by brundlefly at 10:11 PM on September 9, 2008


You know who else was Windows only?

Vilem Slavata?
posted by trondant at 10:42 PM on September 9, 2008 [1 favorite]


This game is boring. I'm not really sure how it can be seen as an offense to anyone but game developers. Is the jew-killing game more entertaining?

People shouldn't hate this game for its ethnic/religious under(or over)tones. They should hate this game because it's lazy and not entertaining in the least.
posted by agress at 10:48 PM on September 9, 2008


Darnit, muhammad killed me.
posted by tehloki at 10:52 PM on September 9, 2008


"Where does this leave the Amiga users?"

In the early eighties?
posted by Laotic at 11:21 PM on September 9, 2008


Late 80s, dude.

(Let's pretend post 94 zombie amiga does not exist)
posted by Artw at 11:28 PM on September 9, 2008


I was an Amiga user exclusively in the early 90s. Where does that leave me?
posted by DanielDManiel at 12:46 AM on September 10, 2008


Hmmm the return of Paki Bash?
posted by fearfulsymmetry at 1:45 AM on September 10, 2008


Can't we just agree that everyone deserves to be killed?

I agree.

FIRE UP THE LHC TO FULL POWER!!
posted by chillmost at 2:10 AM on September 10, 2008


I'm curious to see the aftermath of this game gaining any significant publicity in the islamic world, if that happens. As far as violent riots against infidels go, a muslim massacre game seems like a logical inciter - they've done it for much less. Do they have suicide DDOSers yet? SA, beware.
posted by lifeless at 2:23 AM on September 10, 2008


Great pixel art.
posted by autodidact at 6:39 AM on September 10, 2008


radiosig> no left-handed control settings, so no download for me ...

The left hand is the dirty hand! Only infidels game using their left hand! Lalalalalalala!
posted by elmwood at 7:11 AM on September 10, 2008


My first reaction was that it's neat to see such a product, regardless of its intent to shock, etc.
I assume that the ethnic details were added to a pre-existing ability to make such a concept game. (and I enjoyed playing I'm OK. (previously).

But really, if you just wanted to see muslim's massacred, why not get access to Al-Jazeera's satellite feed, because it's a common theme to their programming, with plenty of new material created in real time.

It might make it harder to keep the ho-hos down, but in this case real life is more interesting than fiction low resolution shoot-shoot-blood spurt.
posted by Busithoth at 7:48 AM on September 10, 2008


"Late 80s, dude."

Yeah, whatever. Worst decade ever.
posted by Laotic at 8:03 AM on September 10, 2008


re 80s: "Yeah, whatever. Worst decade ever."

Oh, I'd totally agree with that, except for, you know, the fucking 70s.
(and which decade's worse? the one that did it first, or the one that starts emulating it because it has no ideas to plumb of its own?)
posted by Busithoth at 8:12 AM on September 10, 2008


stammer: Both sides? The two sides being America and... Islam? What?

The players change over time but the religions stay the same. Christianity and Islam have kept busy crusading, killing, and generally invading each for the past 1000+ years.
posted by limited slip at 9:13 AM on September 10, 2008


Have USians ever actually met a Muslim? Because, you know, if you grow up in the north-west of England they're really not very weird, exotic, or menacing.
posted by mippy at 7:52 AM on September 11, 2008


The north-west of England is weird, exotic, and menacing to most Americans. Also I think they are only diffly aware that England contains anyone who is not a toff or a cockney.
posted by Artw at 9:27 AM on September 11, 2008


Also I think they are only diffly aware that England contains anyone who is not a toff or a cockney.

There's big houses / thatch cottages Cotswolds Shakespere bit as well.

Weirdly I grew up in a town with roughly one none-white family - plus a few Chinese running the takeaways and didn't have a conversation with an actual Muslim until I got to university I found then exotic but never menacing... probably because back then we had other hate figures like the Thatcher.
posted by fearfulsymmetry at 9:57 AM on September 11, 2008


Given the Palin thing Americans probably find her erotic and menacing.
posted by Artw at 10:02 AM on September 11, 2008


Also I'm concerned that th South is gtting under-represented here - we've got Luton! That's basically terra-town!
posted by Artw at 10:04 AM on September 11, 2008


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