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« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2020, 10:25:14 PM »
Wow, that's really stretching to find something to complain about.
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« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2020, 10:38:28 PM »
How does this do anything but invite people to comb through 25 years of cards to look for the next thing to complain about?  I guess they can just scrub the entire Arabian Nights set and work out from there.

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« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2020, 10:41:05 PM »
Invoke Prejudice will become the most valuable Magic card of all time.
I need you to roll a perception check.....

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« Reply #4 on: June 10, 2020, 10:44:06 PM »
What does the article say? I don't wanna give polygon clicks! :p

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« Reply #5 on: June 10, 2020, 11:11:24 PM »
Cards banned are
Invoke Prejudice: this one at least makes sense if you are going to PC your product.
Crusade: probably removed because it gives white creatures a +1/+1.
Jihad: bemusing as this was possibly a jab originally at WW for changing their CCGs name from Jihad.
Cleanse: all black creatures are destroyed. Did they allso remove any where all white are destroyed. What about blue? Please someone think of the blue!
Stone Throwing Devils: at a guess some wit thought "Sometimes those with the most sins cast the first stones" was racist.
Pradesh Gypsies: because gypsy is racist but erasure isnt.
Imprison: no clue whats racist about this? Its wearing a black mask? I guess wearing black masks is racist now. Or maybee its because its a black card and its allowing you to imprison someone? That is a nice statement against BLM. Kudos to WOTC for standing up! :rolleyes:

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"The [Invoke Prejudice] card is racist and made even worse by the multiverse ID it was unfortunately codified with years ago," Wizards said. "There's no place for racism in our game, nor anywhere else."

All cards will be replaced online with a note that calls out their racist depictions, text, or a combination thereof.

"There's much more work to be done as we continue to make our games, communities, and company more inclusive," Wizards said. "Know that we work every day to be better and that we hear you. We look forward to sharing more of our plans with you as our games and organization evolve."
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« Reply #6 on: June 10, 2020, 11:16:46 PM »
I've been regretting not stocking up on Dukes of Hazzard swag for the inevitable value spike.
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« Reply #7 on: June 10, 2020, 11:21:46 PM »
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I've been regretting not stocking up on Dukes of Hazzard swag for the inevitable value spike.

Eventually old spider man comics and cartoons will be banned because he wears red and thats misappropriation of native americans!

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« Reply #8 on: June 11, 2020, 01:25:55 AM »
Some of banned cards are unintentionally funny now due to the now official racist connotations.
 

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« Reply #9 on: June 11, 2020, 01:47:39 AM »
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Cards banned are
Invoke Prejudice: this one at least makes sense if you are going to PC your product.
Crusade: probably removed because it gives white creatures a +1/+1.
Jihad: bemusing as this was possibly a jab originally at WW for changing their CCGs name from Jihad.
Cleanse: all black creatures are destroyed. Did they allso remove any where all white are destroyed. What about blue? Please someone think of the blue!
Stone Throwing Devils: at a guess some wit thought "Sometimes those with the most sins cast the first stones" was racist.
Pradesh Gypsies: because gypsy is racist but erasure isnt.
Imprison: no clue whats racist about this? Its wearing a black mask? I guess wearing black masks is racist now. Or maybee its because its a black card and its allowing you to imprison someone? That is a nice statement against BLM. Kudos to WOTC for standing up! :rolleyes:


I love how "racism" is no longer a state of mind and can be removed from all context to summarily declare things "racist" because someone dictates they are so.

And there is definitely a place for racism in games and many other places. History, for example, is full of racism and removing racism from history means we cannot learn what was racist about it or how we can avoid it. Art, similarly, may include depictions of racism when portraying certain characters or historical periods (Django is full of racist stuff).

Likewise, game worlds may include racist individuals organizations, or even cultures. Drow society in FR, for example, is very racist and dark elf supremacist. But I suppose WotC is gonna make Drow all inclusive now, and have them free all their slaves and give them fair wages.

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« Reply #10 on: June 11, 2020, 02:15:22 AM »
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What does the article say? I don't wanna give polygon clicks! :p

You don't have to:

Polygon Article about WotC
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« Reply #11 on: June 11, 2020, 02:30:12 AM »
Those vermin! Policing themselves! Only WE can police their thoughts! We must protest, we must do a sit-in protest! We must Occupy WotC!!

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« Reply #12 on: June 11, 2020, 02:52:47 AM »
Quote from: GeekyBugle;1133551
You don't have to:

Polygon Article about WotC


Thanks! Archive is our friend!

This is such a massive virtue signal in light of current events. It's like they're trying to pretend WotC could prevent another tragedy by simply removing cards arbitrarily deemed "racist".

And those comments! Jeezes! So many 'yikes'. So much pearl clutching. So many people trying to pretend that they're offended by these cards now that they've been told they're racist.

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« Reply #13 on: June 11, 2020, 03:36:44 AM »
Cancel WotC. Anything less is being complicit to waaaaycism!

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« Reply #14 on: June 11, 2020, 06:41:05 AM »
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https://www.polygon.com/2020/6/10/21287154/racist-magic-the-gathering-cards-banned-removed-from-database-wizards-apology



It seems like parody. Sadly...

Gatherer, the official online database of every Magic card ever published, displays the card at a web URL ending in "1488," numbers that are synonymous with white supremacy.

On a point of information, the KKK are actually opposed to the 14/88 Nazitards. Even though they're both anti-black and anti-Semitic. I think the KKK see themselves as Christian and the 14/88ers as godless Heathens.
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