Dictatorship simulator cuts too near the bone for Thailand's dictator

Dictatorship simulator cuts too close to the bone for Thailand's dictator

In Tropico 5 you play El Presidente, the dictator of a small island, given free reign to construct the world in line with your whim whereas violently suppressing your opponents. Sadly, tongue-in-cheek video games about that kind of topic do not go down so properly with an precise army dictatorship, just like the one operating Thailand proper now. The junta, which has already censored the web and banned Fb and Bitcoin, has now outlawed gross sales of the sport. The one purpose given is that Tropico 5’s content material may need one way or the other affected peace and order within the nation — probably by displaying the broader inhabitants how dictatorships work. Stefan Marcinek from the sport’s developer says that the transfer sounds prefer it “might have come from considered one of El Presidente’s personal edicts.” Between this and Manuel Noreiga’s determination to sue Activision, it is time the army dictators of the world discovered the which means of that phrase about glass homes and throwing stones.

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