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  • #6436

    imported_gcamp
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    The following is of course an April Fools

    Some of you may be following the current turmoil in the UK game industry regarding the impending assignment of an age rating to all UK based games. We have just received the following letter from the BBFC.

    In line with the consistent findings of the BBFC’s public consultations, at ’40’ the BBFC’s guideline concerns will not normally override the wish that adults should be free to chose their own entertainment, within the law.

    However, where material or treatment appears to the Board to risk harm to individuals or, through their behavior, to society – e.g. any detailed portrayal of funkies or dangerous acts of dirting, such a limit may be imposed.

    The Board wishes to take a more precautionary approach in the case of those digital games which are covered by the Video Recordings Act and thusly assigns Scorched3D an 40+ age rating (R40+).

    The enforcement of this age limit falls within the jurisdiction of the Scorched3D team, who must validate the age of all online participates before commencing play.

    Validation of age can be performed in any of the following approved ways:-

    1) A picture of the player with a full blown Moustache and/or Beard can be sent to the appropriate admin team. A minimum of 2mm of growth must be visible in the picture.
    Some reference examples:Ref1,Ref2

    In the case the player does not have a Moustache and/or Beard, three days leeway will be assigned to give time to cultivate one.

    2) A note from the player’s mother saying how mature they are, and how they hardly say rofl or lol and don’t sulk at all when they get pwned by other people.

    In the case where the player has involuntary bouts of roflcopterization a fake mother may be used.

    3) A bribe or other forms of lucrative corruption aimed towards the Scorched3D team. A suitable amount would be in the order of four camels (or local equivalent).
    Note: due to the current small mammal exchange rate haggises will no longer be accepted!

    Regards,
    J. Strap
    BBFC Games Rating Officer

    As such, the next release of Scorched3D will now concentrate on lowering this age limit by removing all sharp objects from the game, and enforcing an automatic truce for all players at the start of every round.
    We ask you to please be patient until this version is released.

    The Scorched3D team.

    #50988

    mandy
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    *deleted

    🙄

    #50989

    Deathbal
    Participant

    Also deleted

    #50990

    naka
    Participant

    I always had the feeling, i need to grow up to play this game.
    Naka Pogonatos 🙁

    #50991

    Thrax
    Participant

    /nul

    #50992

    xtc
    Participant

    I don’t have camels, but I can give four pieces puzzle with spaceship, penny whistle giraffe and red excavator (only without wheels – brother took them away and wont return *cries*). Just please, let me keep playing!

    #50993

    BigBear
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    Oh noes, I just shaved mah beard & moustache and I can’t ask my mother to lie. Will some swedish elks suffice as local equivalents to camels?

    #50994

    Irishbandit
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    I look like Crazy John I swear. 😆 😆

    #50995

    Thrax
    Participant

    /nul

    #50996

    Deathbal
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    @thrax wrote:

    @irishbandit wrote:

    I look like Crazy John I swear. 😆 😆

    We won’t go into who i look like…..

    [-o<

    #50997

    Deathstryker
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    @thrax wrote:

    @irishbandit wrote:

    I look like Crazy John I swear. 😆 😆

    We won’t go into who i look like…..

    The BBFC is not amused.

    Btw, Gav, how long did it take you to write that anyway? I must say it is quite clever.

    #50998

    pastor of muppets
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    Will Ellie’s mustache be good enough for the both of us or do I have to grow my own?

    #50999

    imported_gcamp
    Participant

    Yes too much time on my hands, glad no one fell for that one 😉

    #51000

    comedown
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    @thrax wrote:

    We won’t go into who i look like…..

    So who exactly are those guys?

    #51001

    Chopper
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    HEY……….I’M OLD ENUFF…..Whats the deal?….Ya Drink….Ya play….Ya die….now run along kiddies

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