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No More First Person Shooter Simulation Production In WI

Postby nofpssinwisconsin » Mon Aug 19, 2013 10:10 pm

Are the images from HumanHead's PREY the ones that inspired Adam Lanza as he massacred 19 children and 7 teachers at Sandyhook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut? It may have been. The images from, PREY, a First Person Shoot Simulation (FPSS) was produced in Madison, Wisconsin in 2006, when Adam would have been about 14-15 years old and beginning his FPSS addiction. Soon after, Adam Lanza also started to grow his hair. Was it to emulate the main character? Did he also start to wear a knit cap like the main character?

Raven Software and HumanHead are two companies here in Madison that specializes in the production of these FPSS including PREY, Call of Duty, Defiance, Bioshook, Soldier of Fortune.

These men are also producing some of the most violent and destructive FPSS products in the world. This includes Call of Duty, the FPSS that Adam Lanza was addicted to, as well as Anders Behring Breivik who shot and killed 77 people, mostly children, in Norway. Another example is Soldier of Fortune, which is on virtually every top-ten list of most violent FPSS ever produced. Askmen.com's description states:

The key thing that separated Soldier of Fortune from its other first-person cousins was that it lets you, for a lack of a better term, torture and brutalize enemies at your most sadistic desires. It's the sick little pleasures of blowing off enemy limbs with a shotgun and watching blood spray and guts spill that make this game one of the most truly violent titles of all time.

Although sometimes referred to as games, these are not. These are simulators just like flight simulators. Tactical army units train on FPSS’s. But FPSS's also teach troubled young men how to tactically hunt down and murder mass numbers of innocent people. It's already a matter of record that Anders Behring Breivik wrote about using Call of Duty to hone his marksmanship before he shot 77 people mostly children to death in Norway. According to a report in The Guardian, Breivik said he used COD to practice "target acquisition" and trained with a holographic weapons like those used in military organizations all over the world:

We need to ask, Do we want Wisconsin to become the hub for development of this heinous and addictive product? Because it is happening.

FPSS have much more state of the art programing technology than slot machines and are just as or even more addictive. Science is rapidly moving in the direction that is showing that FPSS change brain waves and promote violence and addictive rage in those who engage addictively in their use. FPSS’s are more destructive and shameful than pornography. Young boys do not watch too much pornography and gun down children with assault rifles. But they do kill children after becoming addicted to a FPSS. Sandyhook, Norway, Batman killer in Colorado, and Virginia Tech killer are just a few known addicts of FPSS.

How many other mass murders were also addicted but not documented. The killer in Bayfield County? Sikh Temple in Milwaukee? And how many single murders are committed by addicts but not reported? How many incidents of rape, assault, or gang affiliation have resulted because of addiction to FPSS. Or simply, how many children have dropped out of school and become lost souls their because of their addiction? And the purpose of this destruction is simply to make a profit for these men here in Wisconsin.

It’s not a question of if there will be another mass killer who is addicted to a FPSS, but only a question of when and where. Right now there is an emotionally damaged teenage boy, who is addicted to a FPSS, who has access to guns, and who will walk to the nearest school, shopping mall, movie theater, park... and will gun down children and families. We need to ask ourselves: How many young boys in our neighborhood fit the description above? And is one of them the next Adam Lanza ?

Fact, Wisconsin leads the nation in mass killings. But we have many things to be proud of. But is one of the points of pride in being hub for producing these products? Why can’t we produce products that benefit the community? We can, but we need to act.

What can we do? Think Globally-Act Locally!!! We can forward this letter to as many people as we know; discuss the issue with friends, family members, churches, community groups and leaders. Contact the companies, the owners, and their families and tell them that we don’t want the shame and destructiveness of their product here in Wisconsin.

If the family of a major producer of pornography lived on your block, would you be happy? Would you want to shake their hands? Have your children play at their home. Eat dinner in their home or attend a party they hosted? The producers of FPSS are engaged in activities much more destructive and distasteful than pornography and these people DO LIVE in our neighborhoods!!! Remember the wealth from FPSS that is used to pay for meals, homes and parties are earned in part through the blood of innocent murdered school children and families. Do you want these people living on your block?

The vast majority of people in Hollywood do not produce pornography. In fact the vast majority of people in the film entertainment business do choose an entirely different career than endure shame of producing pornography. Similarly the vast majority of people with graphics and computer skills choose not to produce FPSS. Yet here in Wisconsin, the homegrown men listed above choose to bring their lack of conscience to our backyard.

So, tell them that we would prefer that they produce pornography than FPSS. Tell them that we are ashamed that they are producing such a product here in Wisconsin. Tell them to move their business. Tell them that we expect more from Badger State products.

The writers of this memo are a small group of community member with limited technology skills. We are trying to develop a Facebook page at
NO FPSS in Wisconsin
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Re: No More First Person Shooter Simulation Production In WI

Postby Endo Rockstar » Tue Aug 20, 2013 9:19 am

This post was fairly well written so I'm going to assume you aren't trying to pick fights on an internet forum.

You mention that your "group" is technologically limited so I'm going to ask you to do some research before you start blaming video games and local businesses for the deaths of innocent victims.

This is google scholar

I already typed in "violent video game." Do some research with your group and walk the process a bit before to you submit your recommendation to society.

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Re: No More First Person Shooter Simulation Production In WI

Postby Henry Vilas » Tue Aug 20, 2013 9:42 am

nofpssinwisconsin wrote:Fact, Wisconsin leads the nation in mass killings.

Fact? Can you substantiate that fact?
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Re: No More First Person Shooter Simulation Production In WI

Postby barney » Tue Aug 20, 2013 10:07 am

Human Head is on the Northside so if you succeed and they end up closing, we can just blame the TWLTL, right?

But seriously, for every "Adam Lanza", there are tens, if not hundreds, of thousands of well-adjusted people who play first person shooters. The key words there are well and adjusted. I think your outrage and energy may be misplaced - Adam Lanza suffered from poor parenting and even poorer mental health care, which he clearly needed.

You want to forward some shit on the internet, start fb groups and petitions in hopes of spurring action - be outraged about the sorry state of mental health care in this country.
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Re: No More First Person Shooter Simulation Production In WI

Postby Francis Di Domizio » Tue Aug 20, 2013 10:15 am

I was going to try to remain calm, but fuck it. I'm sick of reactionary bullshit against hobbies I and millions of gamers have played for years without ever even considering hurting another human (except maybe while driving). It so fucking easy to blame something you don't understand rather then look for the real cause of problems when the solutions may be too tough to deal with.

First off Prey was a video game about a gun fighting against alien kidnappers. None of which looked like they were humans in kindergarden. Teenagers growing out their hair has been happening for decades; should we blame Robert Plant for Adam's attacks too? Maybe blame every WWII movie ever made while we are at it since there is always at least one guy with a knit cap in those.

Second: all of the games you mentioned are rated M, a voluntary rating system the industry created to keep adult games away from children. If you as a parent allow your child to play them, it's your fault not the fault of Brian and Steve Raffel, Chris Rhinehart, Paul MacArthur, Ben Gokey, Ted Halsted, Jim Sumwalt, or Shane Gurno.

Third, there are millions of fps players in the world, as well as millions of other gamers who play games I'm sure you find violent as well. On the other hand there is a very tiny number of individuals who have planned and acted out the type of attrocities that Adam Lanza and other sick young men have. Not all of those violent individuals have played video games. So in a sample set of millions of gamers, and a small number of mass murders (are we even over 200 yet?) there is a tiny fraction of a percent of gamers that fall in both categories.

On the other hand every one of the killers who have acted out in this way showed very real signs of mental health issues prior to their attacks. And most of them didn't recieve the treatment/attention they needed.

The reality is that video games (and any other type of external stimuli) can shape the direction that violent tendancies take, but they don't actually instill violence in the first place. Until we as a society grow up about mental health treatment and take care of those suffering from mental illness this shit is going to continue to happen. You can take away all the video games, all the movies, all the book and every other possible "violent" stimuli and it won't change a damn thing untill you treat the illness.
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Re: No More First Person Shooter Simulation Production In WI

Postby talagaster » Tue Aug 20, 2013 12:16 pm

I've also heard rumors that there are rock and roll bands in the area, we are all but inviting sinful chaos.

Did PREY even sell enough copies to inspire violence? If Native Americans start killing aliens on spaceships that feature genital-like doors, then I'll admit that you might be right.
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Re: No More First Person Shooter Simulation Production In WI

Postby Francis Di Domizio » Tue Aug 20, 2013 12:22 pm

talagaster wrote:I've also heard rumors that there are rock and roll bands in the area, we are all but inviting sinful chaos.

Did PREY even sell enough copies to inspire violence? If Native Americans start killing aliens on spaceships that feature genital-like doors, then I'll admit that you might be right.



Don't forget Dungeons & Dragons got it start turning teenagers into young satanist here in Wisconsin too.
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Re: No More First Person Shooter Simulation Production In WI

Postby Henry Vilas » Tue Aug 20, 2013 12:26 pm

I'm old enough to remember the warnings about Ouija Boards summoning up Satan.

Also watching the Three Stooges would lead to violence (or at least a poke in the eye).
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Re: No More First Person Shooter Simulation Production In WI

Postby Ned Flanders » Tue Aug 20, 2013 12:31 pm

Henry Vilas wrote:I'm old enough to remember the warnings about Ouija Boards summoning up Satan.

Also watching the Three Stooges would lead to violence (or at least a poke in the eye).


And when Mary Pickford showed some ankle, Hank became a man.
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Re: No More First Person Shooter Simulation Production In WI

Postby Henry Vilas » Tue Aug 20, 2013 12:53 pm

To paraphrase The Who: hope you die before you get old.
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Re: No More First Person Shooter Simulation Production In WI

Postby baked goods » Tue Aug 20, 2013 1:04 pm

The OP is a t r o l l.
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Re: No More First Person Shooter Simulation Production In WI

Postby peripat » Tue Aug 20, 2013 8:36 pm

Then there was the comic book menace, the rock n roll menace, the hip hop menace, it's amazing we aren't all out there wreaking havoc
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Re: No More First Person Shooter Simulation Production In WI

Postby pjbogart » Tue Aug 20, 2013 9:18 pm

I think you guys are being a bit unfair to the OP. Just last week I chopped up 12 schoolchildren with my Uchigatana +15.
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Re: No More First Person Shooter Simulation Production In WI

Postby david cohen » Tue Aug 20, 2013 9:33 pm

I adored the family values portion:

"If the family of a major producer of pornography lived on your block, would you be happy? Would you want to shake their hands? Have your children play at their home. Eat dinner in their home or attend a party they hosted?"
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Re: No More First Person Shooter Simulation Production In WI

Postby nofpssinwisconsin » Tue Aug 20, 2013 10:39 pm

Henry Vilas wrote:
nofpssinwisconsin wrote:Fact, Wisconsin leads the nation in mass killings.

Fact? Can you substantiate that fact?


http://www.jsonline.com/news/crime/165117266.html
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