Trees against Erdogan and swords against Kurds: The political aspect of the Turkish gaming scene

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Internationally as well as in the country itself, tensions in and with Turkey have long been on the agenda: The country has not been as troubled as it was after the attempted coup and before the constitutional referendum. The riots, protests, and political differences of opinion are not only carried out in the streets, in the press, in courts, and in parliament, but also in video games. In games, the respective political opponent is eliminated - but who is behind the virtual battles, how do the games work and what do they mean?

Period11 Mar 2017

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