Video game tests limits–and limits win

The New York Times reports that three years ago, Peter Baxter expanded his 13-year-old Slamdance Film Festival to include the Guerilla Gamemaking Competition, a forum for independent gamemakers to network and demonstrate their work. Given that independent gamemakers do not have many venues for this sort of thing, the mood surrounding the competition has been euphoric since its inception.  This year however, that sentiment was muted by one entry: Super Columbine Massacre Role Playing Game! This entry made it to the competition finals, attracting many complaints. As a result, acting on the advice of lawyers, Baxter decided to override the judging panel and remove the game from competition…

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