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Submission + - Militia Civil War Game: The United States of Earth (usofearth.com)

Maxmin writes: A Brooklyn, N.Y., company has launched a near-future web-based game, called The United States of Earth. Militias have staged a "second American revolution" against the federal government, following the banning of gun ownership by President Obama. "Revolution begins. Over 20 million armed American citizens begin seizing local and federal government buildings and officials... President Obama and the Draconian FCC, now filled with his appointed Marxists... were quick to abolish FOX news, talk radio and all other dissent. The Joint Chiefs ... declared that the military would stand aside and guard against any foreign threats during the remaining days of the crisis."

Players form militias, invade counties, kill enemies and take control. Paying players are called "made members," and the site includes fake news releases, such as "Michelle Obama Captured By Militia, America Celebrates," "Rush Limbaugh and Glenn Beck Found Dead In Camp," and "Hillary Clinton Finally Captured." In-game militia enemies include Ameritroops (Obama's police force), The Cong (Former congressional leaders), and Nation of Malsi (Islamic fundamentalist troops).

Emmanuel Goldstein of 2600 Magazine covers the story on his Off The Wall radio show.

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