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How is your nation portrayed in foreign video games?

Postby Kel-Elysia » Sat Mar 10, 2012 4:15 pm

The title says it all. Take note that I'm not talking about video games from your nation, but from other nations. And to anyone who's thinking of posting "we don't really care," this isn't a question of opinion, so don't post.

The Imperium often gets mixed portrayals in video games originating in other countries, particularly American games. Some games portray Imperial soldiers acting as allies, and the Imperial Guard are a multiplayer faction fighting against OpFor in Modern Warfare 2, and against the African Militia and Spetznaz in Modern Warfare 3. Other major games, such as Battlefield 3, EndWar and Homefront, portray the Imperial military as genocidal monsters. Homefront in particular has received a strong condemnation from the Imperial government for its extremely negative portrayal of Imperial soldiers. Other games still put Imperial soldiers in the player's crosshairs, but portray them in a neutral or even sympathetic fashion.
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Postby Materado » Sat Mar 10, 2012 4:18 pm

We are usually the country being torn apart for oil, While attempting to beat off invading parties
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Postby The Vagand » Sat Mar 10, 2012 4:19 pm

One Japanese videogame named Aleste 2 was less of a game and more of a documentary. Unfortunately the human supremacists (who by nature are wicked due to not wanting to be eaten) made it so the cowardly butcher Ellinor Waizen is a heroic protagonist fighting virtually alone against hordes of Vagant ships.
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Postby Ko-oren » Sat Mar 10, 2012 4:19 pm

Ko-oren is usually portrayed as an overly pacifist nation, and even in times when a military operation is necessary, Ko-orenites would still choose for a diplomatic solution. Ko-oren is otherwise used for a silent or distant nation, but usually not as an avoiding country.
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Postby Dakini Femina » Sat Mar 10, 2012 4:20 pm


Every single time. Attempts to renew our image have been unsuccessful at best. :(

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Postby Benutanairan » Sat Mar 10, 2012 4:21 pm

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Postby Dorlania » Sat Mar 10, 2012 4:22 pm

Genocidial dictatorship killing everything
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Postby Rexzich City » Sat Mar 10, 2012 4:23 pm

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Postby Lazy Bums » Sat Mar 10, 2012 4:23 pm

Video games tend to show us asleep & snoring while bombs and machine guns are all around us. I have no idea where they get such ideas from. *goes back into office for a nap*

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Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby Saurisisia » Sat Mar 10, 2012 4:24 pm

Most of the time, we are portrayed as slightly aggressive Reptilians who do not take kindly to being insulted or attacked on a national level and are not above outright annihilating entire countries should we feel it is the best course of action.
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Postby The Russian People » Sat Mar 10, 2012 4:25 pm

The FRRP has often been portrayed of starting WW3,in games such as Call of Duty Modern Warfare,Ace Combat Assault Horizon,etc.But that was with a differant government.
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Postby Elipida » Sat Mar 10, 2012 4:31 pm

The nation's people are portrayed as kind people with a lush enviroment

However the government is made to seem like the good guys, only to become the bad guys after the protagonist finds out that we used him for our imperialistic ways

not too far from the truth, really
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Postby Bayan Kahn » Sat Mar 10, 2012 4:31 pm

The Bayan Empire is usually depicted as a conglomerate of blood thirsty barbarians.

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Postby Eeri » Sat Mar 10, 2012 4:32 pm

We are unaware if any video games have portrayed us in anyway. We'd have to imagine they wouldn't because Eeri isn't known as a hot and exciting tourist destination.

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Postby Dioana » Sat Mar 10, 2012 4:34 pm

Whats a video game?

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Postby Ertae » Sat Mar 10, 2012 4:36 pm

In individualistic societies, videogames portray Ertae as a nation falling to evil forces, a nod at the communist nations we are far closer to. There aren't many video games that we know of in communistic societies, but the very few that do exist portray Ertae as the place of peace and moderation, where enemies can come together without fear of violence or undue judgement.
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Right-wing Utopia

Postby Glenmere » Sat Mar 10, 2012 4:36 pm

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Every single time. Attempts to renew our image have been unsuccessful at best. :(

I could think of worse images to have to deal with.

Glenmere is usually depicted as a nation of Christian ultra-capitalists with a small, do-nothing government apparatus, filled with generic right-wing people and a stock military.

This is assuming we are in a role which requires any details, and not just a peripheral standing.
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Postby Peoples Republic of Robert » Sat Mar 10, 2012 4:37 pm

Many Prison based games are set in the PROR for our prisons are basically large gladitorial arenas.

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Postby Idealismania » Sat Mar 10, 2012 4:38 pm

We are the huge, isolated, resource-rich, militarily weak nation many agressors want to take over and allies worry about defending. The major cities along the coast are pretty easy to take over, but wiping out resistance groups in the mountains is almost impossible.

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Postby Unilisia » Sat Mar 10, 2012 4:40 pm

People think we are highly jingoistic vampire-cavemen. Thus they portray as such.

We are not vampires and or cavemen. When humans were in caves we were hunting megafauna on the steppes.
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Postby The UEG-Space Command » Sat Mar 10, 2012 4:42 pm

Rather good, sometimes neutral, We basically introduced the concept of video games to some civilizations just like what we did with the carrier.

One Turian game that speaks out is how badly the Turian Military would have fallen to the UNSC if the Citadel failed to comply to the UNSC and RSN's joint fleet demands, called it Lost Hierarchy, rather controversial over their as some dismiss it and others agreed that it would be a sad truth.

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We are not vampires and or cavemen. When humans were in caves we were hunting megafauna on the steppes.

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Postby Former Wellboneland » Sat Mar 10, 2012 4:42 pm

We are usually portrayed as a hellhole.

In Call to Arms: Spec Ops, there is a Death Camp escape stage where you escape with a engineer and a pony from Tyrantgrad.
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Left-wing Utopia

Postby Zwangzug » Sat Mar 10, 2012 4:42 pm

Good at bobsledding. Also, our Cup of Harmony (association football) championship team probably made it into one too.

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Left-wing Utopia

Postby Arcturus Novus » Sat Mar 10, 2012 4:44 pm

Popular games like Honour Bound and Gladius portray the Arcturans as a proud, socialist, warrior nation, like a modern-day Roman empire. But some, like Demon Wars, show us as sadistic demonic cultists with an oppressive communist dictator.
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