Historic civil war game pulled from appstore by Apple because of flag

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  1. RenchFries

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    Our game has been removed from AppStore
    June 25, 2015 Nick Thomadis
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    As you may have been already informed (Read Facebook link), Apple has removed our game from AppStore because of usage of the Confederate Flag. Ultimate General: Gettysburg could be accepted back if the flag is removed from the game's content.

    We accept Apple's decision and understand that this is a sensitive issue for the American Nation. We wanted our game to be the most accurate, historical, playable reference of the Battle of Gettysburg. All historical commanders, unit composition and weaponry, key geographical locations to the smallest streams or farms are recreated in our game's battlefield.

    We receive a lot of letters of gratitude from American teachers who use our game in history curriculum to let kids experience one of the most important battles in American history from the Commander's perspective.

    Spielberg’s "Schindler's List" did not try to amend his movie to look more comfortable. The historical "Gettysburg" movie (1993) is still on iTunes. We believe that all historical art forms: books, movies, or games such as ours, help to learn and understand history, depicting events as they were. True stories are more important to us than money.

    Therefore we are not going to amend the game's content and Ultimate General: Gettysburg will no longer be available on AppStore. We really hope that Apple’s decision will achieve the desired results.

    We can’t change history, but we can change the future.

    The Game-Labs Team

    http://www.ultimategeneral.com/blog/our-game-has-been-removed-from-appstore


    The poor guys who worked hard on making this game got fucked by the PC police
     
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    WOW!
     
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    You can't argue with the logic of this move.
     
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    It's getting to be rigoddamneddiculous.
     
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    the ban is supposed to be against people using the flag as a symbol of racial hatred. This sounds more like censorship.
     
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    I'm wondering if all the WWII Call Of Duty type games still have Nazi flags in them.
     
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    I dont think the black people really give a fuck about the flag.

    Now grape soda is another issue.
     
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    Minority rules.

    Deal with it.
     
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    :spit:
     
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    Give the PC Police an inch and they will take a mile.
     
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    Oh I wish I was in the land of cotton
     
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    I still cant believe what them commie bastards did to Pearl Harbor.
     
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    So weird the way we used to own blacks as slaves.

    I bet the benefits must have sucked ass. Their HR department was totally understaffed.

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    We can just pretend our history never happened and we will finally be able to live in a utopian society :yay:
     
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    That's it. I'm dropping out of society.

    Come visit me in my illegal shack in the Smoky Mountains.
     
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    So, I don't live in Dixie no mo?

    What the fuck
     
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    There might be some innocent historical uses, like this one, but overall you know what you're dealing with when someone has a confederate flag license plate. The wink and a nod shit isn't cool.
     
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    If confederate flags are outlawed, only outlaws will have confederate flags. :c
     
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