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Old 12-06-2006, 08:45 AM   #25
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I finished Fallout 2 (RPG) Saturday, I don't know what political or moral issue that game doesn't cover (even genocide), but it treats them lightly. TLJ, Grim Fandango, even The Shadow of the Templars have mature themes in them, but also lightly dealt with. I prefer this, I seriously don't need to be depressed to notice what evils are going on in the world.

It's not that Adventure games don't have these in them, but they're not as heavy as Shindler's List. It's lacking in games, gamers are mature enough to handle them, we're just as mature as movie watchers and book readers, I do those too. If anything, you don't get many Shindler's Lists, even The Pianist, and Hotel Rwanda deal with the same kind of themes much more lightly.
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