Killing Animals in Games - A Discussion

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Are you ok with killing animals in games?

Sure - lock 'n load, it's hunting season!
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27%
Only if I have to
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27%
I actively avoid killing animals
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10%
I don't care, all life in games is meaningless
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37%
 
Total votes: 30
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PostRe: Killing Animals in Games - A Discussion
by OrangeRKN » Wed Feb 06, 2019 12:20 pm

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PostRe: Killing Animals in Games - A Discussion
by Moggy » Wed Feb 06, 2019 12:24 pm

Preezy wrote:
Moggy wrote:Is GRcade turning into Resetera?

Feeling bad over killing a bunch of pixels. :lol:

Reported for hot-take driveby posting yikes y'all this is NOT OK :capnscotty:


Just for that I can going to play RDR2 tonight and MURDER every horse I see.

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PostRe: Killing Animals in Games - A Discussion
by Alvin Flummux » Wed Feb 06, 2019 12:26 pm

Moggy wrote:
Preezy wrote:
Moggy wrote:Is GRcade turning into Resetera?

Feeling bad over killing a bunch of pixels. :lol:

Reported for hot-take driveby posting yikes y'all this is NOT OK :capnscotty:


Just for that I can going to play RDR2 tonight and MURDER every horse I see.


R2D2 is not a murderer! :evil:

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PostRe: Killing Animals in Games - A Discussion
by DarkRula » Wed Feb 06, 2019 12:55 pm

Any videogame allows some possibility of roleplay, and if I want to disable the cops in GTA and go on a mad rampage of all humans and animals with a minigun, I'm well within my right to do so.

If I was to do the same thing in real life, it would mean I've got a massive load of money and wouldn't bother as I'd be busy enjoying the delights of New Zealand.

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PostRe: Killing Animals in Games - A Discussion
by Moggy » Wed Feb 06, 2019 2:11 pm

DarkRula wrote:Any videogame allows some possibility of roleplay, and if I want to disable the cops in GTA and go on a mad rampage of all humans and animals with a minigun, I'm well within my right to do so.

If I was to do the same thing in real life, it would mean I've got a massive load of money and wouldn't bother as I'd be busy enjoying the delights of New Zealand.


Hunting Manny. :datass:

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PostRe: Killing Animals in Games - A Discussion
by Ironhide » Wed Feb 06, 2019 2:27 pm

Games aren't real so I have no issue with 'killng' anything in them, human, animal or otherwise.

I don't particularly like games to be overly gory though.

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PostRe: Killing Animals in Games - A Discussion
by Tomous » Wed Feb 06, 2019 3:11 pm

Moggy wrote:Is GRcade turning into Resetera?

Feeling bad over killing a bunch of pixels. :lol:


Feel like this thread should have been titled "We need to talk about killing animals in videogames"

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PostRe: Killing Animals in Games - A Discussion
by Pedz » Wed Feb 06, 2019 3:35 pm

I don't really see the problem (bar Devlins Dog Culling) You shoot people and various other things all the time. It's also a game, I wouldn't go around shooting animals in real life.

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PostRe: Killing Animals in Games - A Discussion
by Moggy » Wed Feb 06, 2019 3:39 pm

Pedz wrote:I don't really see the problem (bar Devlins Dog Culling) You shoot people and various other things all the time. It's also a game, I wouldn't go around shooting animals in real life.


That makes it sound like you would shoot people in real life.

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PostRe: Killing Animals in Games - A Discussion
by Pedz » Wed Feb 06, 2019 3:41 pm

Well...

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PostRe: Killing Animals in Games - A Discussion
by Robbo-92 » Wed Feb 06, 2019 5:08 pm

Depends on the game, if killing an animal serves no purpose then I generally don’t, if it’s needed for upgrading items then I’ll kill animals in games with no issue.

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PostRe: Killing Animals in Games - A Discussion
by Green Gecko » Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:06 pm

I still feel bad for slaughtering a cow in Resi 4, however I didn't feel quite as bad kniffing chickens to death to obtain eggs (which, for some reason, you can also get from snakes). Thus concludes my contribution to this thread.

Also how are we supposed to know if the animal is evil or not? What if it attacks you first?

Also do anthropomorphic NPCs count? A lot of villains in games are animals indeed.

So many questions, better ask a vegan.

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PostRe: Killing Animals in Games - A Discussion
by Pedz » Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:16 pm

I guess you get eggs from chickens and snakes in Resi 4 because both lay eggs.

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PostRe: Killing Animals in Games - A Discussion
by Wedgie » Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:44 pm

Well I haven't shot a horse in RDR2 by mistake.

But I did punch one by mistake. And I felt bad.

Then I shot the horse as it ran away from the mission area and I was trying to get on it. I died. I spawned. I shot him. And off I go to the stables for a new horse.

Kidding aside, I only kill most of the animals that are trying to kill me. My dogs kill count in RE2 must be in double figures.

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PostRe: Killing Animals in Games - A Discussion
by Green Gecko » Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:45 pm

Pedz wrote:I guess you get eggs from chickens and snakes in Resi 4 because both lay eggs.

Yeah.. but not giant, goose-sized eggs (the snake I mean).

I think the idea was more that snakes very typically eat bird eggs (and other reptile eggs) in the wild. Or Leon could just eat the snake, clearly isn't as man as Big Boss.

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PostRe: Killing Animals in Games - A Discussion
by OrangeRKN » Wed Feb 06, 2019 11:21 pm



12 goddamn years ago

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PostRe: Killing Animals in Games - A Discussion
by Green Gecko » Wed Feb 06, 2019 11:29 pm

wth :lol: :lol:

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PostRe: Killing Animals in Games - A Discussion
by Peter Crisp » Thu Feb 07, 2019 2:51 pm

Why are the Bank of England making Metal Gear games?

jiggles wrote:Nobody with a VR headset is going to be using it regularly this time next year, let alone in 4 years time.


Posted 16th March 2016. Let's see.
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PostRe: Killing Animals in Games - A Discussion
by imbusydoctorwho » Fri Feb 08, 2019 2:16 pm

I tend to avoid killing animals unless they attacking me, but I really did enjoy the hunting parts of Red Dead 2.

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