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PostPosted: Tue Dec 20, 2011 7:37 pm    Post subject: Why are there no Jews in any game? Reply with quote

Okay, seriously, what's up with that? I mean, lets take Mass Effect for example. You'd think you'd run into one Goldstein somewhere in the galaxy. But you don't.

The only time Jews are in any game is when they're being made fun of, like in GTA.
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 20, 2011 7:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

So basically....you want to kill more Jews?

I honestly hadn't noticed a lack of Jewish fellas in games. I've noticed game publishers have been a lot more Jewish lately though.
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 20, 2011 8:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wolfenstein.

Blazkowicz, sounds jewish.
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 20, 2011 10:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You owe me a good punch line, Longo.
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 20, 2011 10:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Didn't Blake brought up something like this in one of the old podcasts? It ended up them calling Mario a Jew.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 10:43 am    Post subject: Re: Why are there no Jews in any game? Reply with quote

Longo_2_guns wrote:

The only time Jews are in any game is when they're being made fun of, like in GTA.


I like them, they have a sense of humor. Blacks and other minorities sometimes do not.
I hadn't really noticed it either, but if someone made a pro-Nazi FPS... I think it would sell pretty well, sadly.

There probably isn't more of a push for it because I don't know if they care as much as others that they aren't in as many games. Other minorities tend to make points about saying "why aren't their more black superheroes?" or "why can't minorities play other roles than villains"? Plus you can tell a character is Black/Hispanic, how can you make it obvious a character is Jewish without being grossly offensive.. (anyone?) - should a character make an announcement in the game that they are Jewish? That would be kinda awkward if it has no bearing on the story in the game.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 11:00 am    Post subject: Re: Why are there no Jews in any game? Reply with quote

UrbanMasque wrote:
should a character make an announcement in the game that they are Jewish?.


Master Chief is very quiet about his religious practices.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 12:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 1:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I was mostly just bringing it up as a sort of food for thought thing. And it doesn't have to be anything major. Just have a side character who wears a yarmulke on Sundays. Or is it Saturday? Either way.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 6:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You wear one everyday, or only at temple.

I think that would be a neat customization thing to put on a character though
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 7:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

For some reason this thread has reminded me of the Hebrew Hammer.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 8:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

No one really declares their faith in most games; for all we know Soap from Call of Duty could be a muslim or Hindi or whatever. Usually it's that little detail that is left out or doesn't really matter. Does Shepard in ME declare for jesus?

And those Jewish rebels in Medieval total war..shit, ass kickers.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 9:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

If I'm not mistaken any game with a bank has Jews.

I also heard there's this new epic RPG coming out where Jew is a class, just like in real life! I can't remember what it's called.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 11:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's been confirmed that Mario and Luigi are indeed Catholic while Wario and WaLuigi are Jewish.

Confirmed by me
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2011 8:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Any world war 2 game features jews... you have to step over them and you see the bodies in the backgrounds sometimes...

Awww what? Too soon...
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2011 10:35 am    Post subject: Re: Why are there no Jews in any game? Reply with quote

Rakon wrote:
UrbanMasque wrote:
should a character make an announcement in the game that they are Jewish?.


Master Chief is very quiet about his religious practices.


He doesn't afraid of Jesus.
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2011 10:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

There might be a Jew or two in the Fallout games somewhere. I know there were Mormons in New Vegas.
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2011 10:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Eyebrowsbv31 wrote:
Wolfenstein.

Blazkowicz, sounds jewish.

You know, i always thought about that all my life... And weren't there jews in Broken swords?


And god darn it... if there's one thing missing in video game are ACTUAL french people... jean reno does not count!
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2011 12:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lien wrote:


And god darn it... if there's one thing missing in video game are ACTUAL french people... jean reno does not count!




viva la France!
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2011 12:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

hitler was jewish, does that make every world war 2 game feature a jew technically?
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