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Offline karaczan2137

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Politically correct posts and mods
« on: August 01, 2017, 11:08:09 AM »
Hi guys, bored at work here so I just made this account and this thread to state that guy who wrote thread about units that won't be included in the mod is a massive douchbag. Suggesting that Poles and people of other countries "felt like fighting for USSR" is just wrong. It's also nice reading that human minesweepers or such thing only occured in SS and it absolutely never ever happened in Soviet Union. Never. And hey, let's not forget about the fact that SS units won't be featured in this mod because we have to do everything we can to re-write the history. Swastikas should be removed too, go full hypocrisy EF team. All in all you don't want to make propaganda game so you do everything you can in order to create one. Makes sense to me.
And yeah I realize that this post was from 2011 or so. I don't care though.

Offline Gerrit 'Lord Rommel' G.

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Re: Politically correct posts and mods
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2017, 12:30:12 PM »
You are informed about the fact that svastikas and ss rune wont add anything to the game? Furthermore there are rules and national laws (like in germany or by steam).
For the rest: i cant see any propaganda by the ef mod? Please tell me more about it. Thx!
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Offline Conor 'burton' W.

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Re: Politically correct posts and mods
« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2017, 05:42:56 PM »
I think the OP is complaining because the SS super soldiers can't be in, and he really wants to slaughter the inferior soviet conscripts with the best military of all time (nevermind that they lost the war).

Joking aside, a simple answer is that symbols of nazism are illegal in more countries than the symbols of communism. The eastern front was a brutal war of philosophy, and the EF team has done a great job of balancing that without being insensitive to the horrible effects of both regimes. It's a problem that Relic and modders have had to deal with from the beginning, and the obvious choice is to ban nazi symbols to allow the largest possible audience to play. There's references to ideology in both factions, and yes, the soviet faction has a more obvious propaganda doctrine, but that doesn't mean that the devs are trying to be soviet propaganda.

Offline mackerbryanee13

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Re: Politically correct posts and mods
« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2017, 11:18:35 PM »
Maybe he's offended seeing the picture of joseph stalin in propaganda strategy and the stalin speech