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A philosophical and religious system based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama.
The Cold War is the period of tension between the USA and the Soviet Union that dominated world politics from the 1950s all the way up to the start of the 90s.
Plotting and scheming, usually for wealth or power.
Video game controversy revolves mostly around the psychological effects that games with graphic violence or sexual content in them can have on players. Other sources of controversy can range from racism, sexism, politics, or religion.
Law makers and fat cats who will sell the population down the river just to gain more power and money.
Some of these games were trying to approximate the person's actual features with little success, and others stylized them on purpose. Either way, no one would confuse the resulting characters with the people they represent.
The head of a group of devout people who follow their crazy beliefs. Can often be dangerous.
The usually self-appointed leader of a region with totalitarian control. Usually will come into power through violence and will stay in power until he dies or is killed.
Games that include a simulated economy which the player(s) can affect.
Fascism is a extremist totalitarian, nationalistic political ideology. Within video games, various fascist regimes are often portrayed as the enemy within the Second World War.
Genocide refers to killing on massive scale, often systematic and for political or religous reasons.
A state of mind in which a person (usually a leader or dictator) genuinely believes that they are a powerful god.
A government is a group of people who are responsible for the running of a country
Nothing helps set a game in a specific point in time more than having a few famous faces from history drop by to say hi.
The Imperial Japanese Army (IJA) was the official ground based armed force of Imperial Japan from 1871 to 1945
The Imperial Japanese Navy was Japan's naval fighting force from 1869 until 1947. It is best known in the West for its role in the Pacific Theater of World War II.
Some people just have to have all the power.
A narcissist is a person that is obsessed with one's own looks or who has an egomaniacal sense of self-importance.
Members of the German National Socialist Party, which controlled Germany from the mid-1930s to the end of World War II. Nazis and characters inspired by them are often used as villains in video games.
Consists of post-World War II social or political movements seeking to revive Nazism.
A title only given to the most evil and corrupted of rulers.
Monarchs and their families.
The native, polytheistic religion of Japan. It encompasses a number of local belief systems from different Japanese regions and has been used for political gain in several key moments in Japan's history.
An alliance of nations who opposed the Allied powers in World War II. They included Germany, Italy, Japan, and many others.
A government that restricts the flow of information, or willingly subjugates it's people.
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