Skip to comments.Feds fund $100,000 video game featuring female climate change 'superhero'
Posted on 01/10/2013 12:05:09 PM PST by lowbridge
A new video game featuring a black alien female superhero delivered to Earth to fight global warming is about to hit the market thanks to a $100,000 grant from the Obama administration.
The National Endowment for the Arts is funding the Spelman College of Atlanta, Ga.'s multi-episode game called "HERadventure." In the grant announcement made last year, the NEA said the story "focuses on a young female superhero sent to Earth to save her own planet from devastation because of climate changes caused by social issues impacting women and girls."
The game is set to debut on March 8 on International Women's Day.
The college's digital newspaper described the project this way: "What would happen if the societal issues affecting women put other planets at risk? Well, of course, HER, a black female superhero, would swoop in with a plan to save the universe.
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How does this crap happen? Who’s in charge of this stuff? We’re broke, borrowing money out the wazoo from the Chinese, considering minting trillion dollar coins, taxes just went up and the RAT’s are getting ready to ask for more and some fool thinks that this video game is a good idea. We’re screwed folks!
Oh, good! Do we get to shoot her??
I’m still trying to figure out whether “her own planet” is the one she came from or Earth? That other stuff is beyond absurdity, it is truly in a class of insanity all to itself. All the more amazing is that those who came up with this garbage undoubtedly consider themselves to be brilliant scholars.
Speaking from 68 years of experience I estimate that the average sharecropper with a sixth grade education sixty years ago was smarter than the average recent college graduate simply because the sharecropper was exposed to far more real world experience and maybe one percent of the MISINFORMATION.
IIRC, in MOH you don’t actually play as the enemy, you play as a deep cover operative in a terrorist cell.
You must...and I do mean must...see this:
The whole thing is amusing, but if you’re short on time start at 0:55 and go to 1:20 or so.