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Response to V-Tech Rampage 2007-05-18 15:44:34 Reply

At 5/18/07 03:40 PM, Ross wrote:

But once we take PiGPEN's rights away, the whole thing comes tumbling down.

And once we take some ones rights away what does that make us??

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Response to V-Tech Rampage 2007-05-18 15:50:41 Reply

As much as you hate the game, you can't just remove it because you disagree with the content. All it is, in it's form (Or lack thereoff) is an attention whore, whoring attention, making a game with no dimension to try and upset people. You can also point out his modivation to panhandle-- he wants money to have it removed-- because he knows people will be highly offended by it.

My arguement is this-- He's trying to make a direct profit with this game, not by selling it, but rather he's attempting to extort the money from people who are so horribly offended they would pay to see it removed. In that respect, I think it should be removed. Not because the content of the game is inappropriate, though, because Newgrounds should not be hosting this sort of Free Publicity to such a vile person. Especially one who is out to make a buck exploiting stupid peoples' indignation circuits.

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Response to V-Tech Rampage 2007-05-18 16:20:12 Reply

i wonder how Collective Soul feels having there one hit attached to this piece of tripe

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Response to V-Tech Rampage 2007-05-18 17:10:12 Reply

i understand that alot of you support this game and alot of you dont...i know there is free speech and everything but the line has to be drawn somewhere..if some one were to make a game about 9-11 (another devastating tragedy) im sure the government would have their ass...i personally do not support this game and i think only some sick demented bastard would even think of making a game like this...alot of us at VT are still mourning the loss of our friends

i mean what if ur best friend or sister or cousin was killed and someone made a game about it? u would be offended too...u guys have no clue about what we are going through...i personally heard the shots and saw people jumping out of windows to get away..i know people who were killed and injured..all im asking is that u guys be considerate of the people's feeling who were affected by this..to make a joke about people losing their lives is just sick

think about the victims' families...imagine how they feel to be mourning the loss of their sons, daughters, sisters, brothers, grandchildren...and then to have someone make a joke about them losing their loved ones is probably just impossible for them to deal with

so please just be considerate of the feelings of the people who were affected..we are all still trying to cope with this

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Response to V-Tech Rampage 2007-05-18 17:25:59 Reply

At 5/18/07 05:10 PM, Renpeacock wrote: if some one were to make a game about 9-11 (another devastating tragedy) im sure the government would have their ass

They were made, they are still on the site.

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Response to V-Tech Rampage 2007-05-18 17:25:59 Reply

oh please I vote a 5 everday for the game


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Response to V-Tech Rampage 2007-05-18 17:33:39 Reply

At 5/18/07 05:10 PM, Renpeacock wrote: ..if some one were to make a game about 9-11 (another devastating tragedy)

Been done, and they are on the site.

i mean what if ur best friend or sister or cousin was killed and someone made a game about it?

But they weren't. Using hypothetical situations won't convince supporters of anything.

think about the victims' families

No. Make me.

so please just be considerate of the feelings of the people who were affected..we are all still trying to cope with this

Be considerate of his right to make this due to free speech.


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Response to V-Tech Rampage 2007-05-18 17:43:13 Reply

then maybe the 9/11 games should be took off


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Response to V-Tech Rampage 2007-05-18 17:44:56 Reply

The game has no merit, but hey, screw it. Keep it on there, i don't care anymore. Cause, hey, not everyone has the same humor, so if ya find it funny then cool.

PS: Columbine RPG was decent. It was supposed to be nominated for an award but they kicked it off because of what the game was about.

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Response to V-Tech Rampage 2007-05-18 18:02:53 Reply

These arguments are just going around in circles. FUCK!

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Response to V-Tech Rampage 2007-05-18 18:20:48 Reply

Thoughts: Fun game, retro graphics, held my interest from start to finish.

Side Notes: Ha-ha, Virginia Tech!

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Response to V-Tech Rampage 2007-05-18 19:22:30 Reply

At 5/18/07 06:20 PM, LukeJames wrote: I'm an ignorant douchebag.
Side Notes: Ha-ha, Virginia Tech!

Ha-ha! You're a douche and a failure at life!

Notice how all the kids that defended this game, along with the creator, seem to be a bunch of either total dumbasses or kids that are made fun of or bullied? Makes me cheerful that God was way ahead of the game by making them like that. :)

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Response to V-Tech Rampage 2007-05-18 19:35:07 Reply

At 5/18/07 07:22 PM, Blommestein wrote:
At 5/18/07 06:20 PM, LukeJames wrote: I'm an ignorant douchebag.
Side Notes: Ha-ha, Virginia Tech!
Ha-ha! You're a douche and a failure at life!

Notice how all the kids that defended this game, along with the creator, seem to be a bunch of either total dumbasses or kids that are made fun of or bullied? Makes me cheerful that God was way ahead of the game by making them like that. :)

It's funny because the only way you can think to insult me is by using pitiful insults and old internet humor, failure at life? Puh-lease, at least slice yourself off a little piece of dignity and come up with your own humour you macro-loving 4chan bred fool.

Okay so what's your argument, am I bullied or a dumbass?
Well obviously you are inferior to me in mental capacity since you use your sheepish tactics and stupid smiley faces. So, since it is obvious you have no grounds to call me a dumbass I'm guessing you're going to say I'm bullied? Wonderful, A+ for the elementary effort, F- for the failure to get an effective challenge set up for me. You're torn apart like the insecure rape-victim you are.

Try again, this time use some logic and stop being such an easy victim.

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Response to V-Tech Rampage 2007-05-18 19:39:00 Reply

We all knew it would cause controversy.
The only thing I find wrong with this is that he tried to take advantage of the people who were bad talking him. Up until I heard about that I was on his side.


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Response to V-Tech Rampage 2007-05-18 19:47:07 Reply

At 5/18/07 07:22 PM, Blommestein wrote: Notice how all the kids that defended this game, along with the creator, seem to be a bunch of either total dumbasses or kids that are made fun of or bullied? Makes me cheerful that God was way ahead of the game by making them like that. :)

Right.
Everyone against the game is right and wonderful and everyone for it is a dumbass or bully victim? And you're calling people ignorant? Do you know what that word means? No, because you're ignorant. Grow up, it's time to learn that there's more than one side to an argument, and you're not always right. Keep in mind, I'm not saying any one is "right" here, I'm just saying, next time have a valid argument for your side that doesn't involve calling everyone who doesn't agree with you a moron. Pull your head out of your ass, you "ignorant douche."


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Response to V-Tech Rampage 2007-05-18 19:49:01 Reply

it should not be taken even though it is offensive it is only offensive because most people dont want to beilive that can happen or relive the event....in my opinion it should stay as a reminder of what can happen and learn from it.......the only problem i see it that hes trying to make a profit out of it...thats my opinion

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Response to V-Tech Rampage 2007-05-18 20:05:36 Reply

hey, what happened, happened.
nothing about this game changes it.
so let it stay.

ill tell you guys a story(really happened!)
my dog died of cancer, but its not like im gonna cry everytime i hear the word cancer.

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Response to V-Tech Rampage 2007-05-18 20:11:19 Reply

At 5/18/07 07:22 PM, Blommestein wrote: kids that are made fun of or bullied

March 2, 1987 – Nathan Ferris, 12, was an honor student in Missouri, where he finally got tired of being teased. He brought a pistol to school and when a classmate made fun of him, he killed the other boy. Then he turned the gun on himself. He had warned a friend not to attend school that day, signaling his plans, but no one had listened to this overweight loner.

• February 19, 1997 – Evan Ramsey, 16, went to Bethel High School in Alaska with a shotgun. This is the place where other kids called him "retarded" and "spaz." He killed a boy with whom he’d argued and then injured two other students. Then he went to the administration office and shot the principal, Ron Edwards, killing him instantly. Police came quickly and ended the rampage, which appeared to be motivated only by some amorphous rage. Two fourteen-year-old friends who had discussed Ramsey’s plan with him were arrested as accomplices.

• October 1, 1997 – Luke Woodham, 16, worshipped Adolph Hitler, perhaps because it made him feel powerful in light of the bullying he received from classmates in Pearl, Mississippi. When his girlfriend broke up with him, he went into a rage. He slashed and stabbed his mother that morning, then went to school with a rifle and a pistol. Right away he killed his former girlfriend and then another girl. Yet he didn’t stop there. Seven other students were wounded before he ran out of ammunition. He returned to his car for his other gun, and that’s where the assistant principal disarmed him. He complained that the world had wronged him and he just couldn’t take it anymore.
“I killed because people like me are mistreated every day,” he said. “I did this to show society: Push us and we will push back.”
Two members of his group devoted to Hitler were charged as accessories to murder, and others were arrested on the basis of a conspiracy, but those charges were later dismissed. Woodham claimed at trial that he’d been possessed by demons that were manipulated by a member of his group.

Source, bolding in above statements is mine.

Makes me cheerful that God was way ahead of the game by making them like that. :)

God didn't make them that way, other children did.

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Response to V-Tech Rampage 2007-05-18 20:14:48 Reply

There was a movie made as a pardody of the columbine masacre. that guys who made the movies are in jail now because they had real weapons. i saw the movie, kinda sick humour

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Response to V-Tech Rampage 2007-05-18 20:47:24 Reply

Poor taste, yea I guess so but I don't care.

The game itself just stinks.

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Response to V-Tech Rampage 2007-05-18 21:19:53 Reply

At 5/15/07 04:54 PM, Ross wrote: You might have heard about this game V-Tech Rampage. In it, you play the person responsible for the April 16, 2007 massacre at Virginia Tech, and it's your job to carry out the notorious events of that day. True to life, the game ends (and you "win") when you complete your mission and kill yourself.

This game's starting to get noticed around the Internet, and as you might imagine, most people don't think too highly of it. BlogCritics described it this way: "The game is riddled with embarrassing typographical errors, the ridiculous screens that follow failure are beyond pathetic, and the choice of music is sure to cause copyright issues. It’s a sad cry for attention, and a miserable use of a tragedy in an attempt to reach that goal." Kotaku.com says, "V-Tech Rampage doesn't bring anything more than shoddy, tacky game play to the table. Free speech and free expression are great. Just make sure you've got something to say."

Not content to stop there, the author, PiGPEN, has set up a page on his personal webpage stating that, if enough people deposit money in his Paypal account, he'll take the game down. Some of the people weighing in on this feel that we should pre-emptively take it down, especially in light of PiGPEN's attempt to profit from it.

Does this game have any merit, or is it strictly an exercise in poor taste? Are you offended by it? Did you enjoy playing it? Should it be taken down? What do you think?

Well... ya know what... im not offended by it, and nobody else is either. They pretend to be because they think they are supposed to. The world is a crappy place because nobody truly cared about that shooting unless they knew somebody in it. The reason nobody cared is because that stuff happens all the time. One review of that game said it was too soon for the game to be made.... wtf... too soon ehh? Time should not make a difference, especially since you never cared in the first place. Personally.... i didnt like the game, because it was boring and i couldnt beat it :( lol

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Response to V-Tech Rampage 2007-05-18 21:25:53 Reply

This was on TV in Australia, and they said it was removed from his site, but can still be played on file sharing sites.

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Response to V-Tech Rampage 2007-05-18 21:30:03 Reply

I was in a collab with this guy! :D

HI PiGPeN!!11

I don't really mind it, I think cho was a sick twisted fucker. If you're offended by this game, then you really have far to much sensetivity. It's just a damn flash game. it's not like he's cheering him on, he just made light of a morbid situation.

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Response to V-Tech Rampage 2007-05-18 21:42:49 Reply

PIGPEN SELL YOUR GAME TO EBAUMSWORLD YOU WILL GET LIKE $900-1200 FROM HIM FOR SOMETHING LIKE THIS


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Response to V-Tech Rampage 2007-05-18 21:46:13 Reply

lol, USA is fulled with insane people thanks to bush
someday, USA will fall like rome...
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Response to V-Tech Rampage 2007-05-18 22:10:52 Reply

Did anyone even try to go to this guys website. I guess that his webhost got pissed that he had that game up or something casue they suspended his web account. So that means he cant even be payed anymore. Unless someone knows the paypal account and is distributing that. Ya just hadn't seen anyone talkin bout that and I thought it should bring it up. Also that means his webhost thought it was a bad thing to do and suspened his account for the game. (just guessing thats why it happened)

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Response to V-Tech Rampage 2007-05-18 22:16:56 Reply

At 5/18/07 09:46 PM, edylpagaza wrote: lol, USA is fulled with insane people thanks to bush
someday, USA will fall like rome...
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Well, yeah it will if your family keeps jumping the border.

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Response to V-Tech Rampage 2007-05-18 22:22:17 Reply

Take it down. Not because it's offensive, god knows most of the stuff on NG is offensive, but because the guy is trying to make money off of the idiots who are insulted easily. And if you consider the facts it isn't that unlikely that he made a half-assed game, posted it on his website and NG for the only reason of mooching money off of people who can't stand it.

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Response to V-Tech Rampage 2007-05-18 22:42:05 Reply

To be honest, at this point, I say do nothing.

It all worked itself out really. I mean the kids going to have enough problems anyway... His site's gone, and now his name is out there. In addition he made no money off of it.

I would think it'll be mighty hard for him to find a job in the future, but I'm sure it was worth it.

I mean the only thing he got was his 5 minutes of "fame", but what is fame if all it brings is criticism and problems, and none of the good?

I've seen tons of people get their 5 minutes, but in good ways, and those are the people who prosper from it.


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Response to V-Tech Rampage 2007-05-18 23:39:18 Reply

Well... ya know what... im not offended by it, and nobody else is either. They pretend to be because they think they are supposed to. The world is a crappy place because nobody truly cared about that shooting unless they knew somebody in it. The reason nobody cared is because that stuff happens all the time. One review of that game said it was too soon for the game to be made.... wtf... too soon ehh? Time should not make a difference, especially since you never cared in the first place. Personally.... i didnt like the game, because it was boring and i couldnt beat it :( lol

too soon eh? I wonder if the survivors of the titanic would shit a brick if they saw
THIS . go ahead and google "titanic slide" ...THAT i think is in poor taste.


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