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The Dark Side of the Law

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rated 2.43 / 5 stars
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Genre:
Action - Platformer - Other
Tags:
police
political
nypd
militarization

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Uploaded
Jun 10, 2015 | 12:23 PM EDT

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The Dark Side of the Law

Created by Kablooey! (http://www.facebook.com/Kablooey2000)

Music credits:

Justice by Bundat (https://www.soundcloud.com/bundat)
Call the Cops (CC-BY-NY 2.5) by Rob Hustle (https://www.facebook.com/robhustle)
Call the Cops video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IlY9C6pzxKc
Rich Man's World (1%) by Immortal Technique (https://www.facebook.com/SapaInca)

Justice for Baby Bou Bou (http://justiceforbabyboubou.com)

Special thanks to Cannibal Cat Software (https://cannibalcat.wordpress.com)

Reviews


NeonSpiderNeonSpider

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Excellent social commentary piece! I will assume you have artist permission for the music used? Good music.


kablooeyX responds:

I was able to get artist permission for all 3 songs. (in the case of Immortal Technique, i got it from the owner of his record label)


RIIRRIIR

Rated 1.5 / 5 stars

The game is slow and linear, with very little interest to it. The game lags, there is no challenge, the intro drags on for ages. I can't even let the cutscenes play in the background because of the auto pause feature. Although the music is excellent, I do want to turn it off.
The end of level fade outs are horrid, the amount of repetition in the scenery is impressive given how severe the lag is (honestly I have no idea how you managed that)
The game doesn't have a plot or a real ending, just a heavy handed moral message.


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GabeMalkGabeMalk

Rated 1 / 5 stars

Well.... The game is not really bad, but... It's not fun... There's a story, a compelling story that is interesting, some music that make sense in the story, there's a gameplay, but it doesn't suits the game.... There's no real challenge.. and in a game with a story like this I was thinking I could actually do something, make a decision, help the innocents(the music also gave me this felling) but in the end, there's nothing I can do, in fact, I just walked through the entire game without killing anyone, didn't chance a thing ..... The linearity of the game combined with the fact that your character represents no change in the game world (either for good or for bad, because in the end it didn't matter if I murdered everyone or not, it's the same thing) and also the simple, repetitive and cliche gameplay makes this game really boring...


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cobra1cobra1

Rated 0 / 5 stars

And if the police were abolished? Then what? No one's perfect, and there are always bad amoung the good, but who will stand between the bad guys and the innocents then? Think a little bit harder about the messages you take to heart, and what you propagate.


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Werwolf696Werwolf696

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Nice little teaser game with a dystopian atmosphere and relevant message. Nice biting political satire and killer soundtrack. Well played!