So, whose importing in Australia?

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#1  Edited By DaveF

Since it was refused classification.
Will you import, or wait for the edited version (which we will likely get).
Personally, I think it's funny that it got RC for drug use, especially after seeing the violence present in the E3 stage demo. All those limbs flying off.....and it gets banned for a med pack with a different name.

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#2  Edited By RyanRay

Depends how much gets edited. If the change morphine to 'happy juice' or something then I can deal with that, but if it's censored too much I'll import. The drug use thing really bothers me though, I mean, The Warriors had you snorting 'flash' to get health, and Christ, Bioshock was essentially a game about shooting up. If those got through, why does Fallout 3 get banned? OFLC need to get their shit in order.

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#3  Edited By elektrixx

I don't like the possible edits, but I won't resort to importing because of it, unless they never released it.

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#4  Edited By Sonofabiscuit

I'll most definately import a copy.

If I was to import it on PC would I need to get a patch or something to make it work on my aussie computer or is there no restrictions on that?

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#5  Edited By Womble

I think it's ridiculous that it was the Stimpacks that got the game banned over there, I mean just look at demos they've done and you can see stuff like Jet and Mentats in the game. For those who haven't played previous games Jet is pretty much the Fallout equivalent of Meth, you have junkies everywhere who just want a hit, things like that.

Hell, what about Half-Life 2? The suit administers Freeman morphine whenever he suffered large amounts of damage, in Bioshock you ram an oversized needle into your veins, even in Farcry 2, when your health gets low, you inject yourself with some kind of drug, though I bet that won't get banned or censored.

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#6  Edited By DaveF
Womble said:
"even in Farcry 2, when your health gets low, you inject yourself with some kind of drug, though I bet that won't get banned or censored.
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Don't tempt fate.
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#7  Edited By KindGalaxy

If it remains to be refused classification by the OFLC then yeah, I'll be importing it, if it is edited and resubmited to the OFLC and is given a classification then I'll buy it in a store.

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#8  Edited By DaveF
KindGalaxy said:
"If it remains to be refused classification by the OFLC then yeah, I'll be importing it, if it is edited and resubmited to the OFLC and is given a classification then I'll buy it in a store.
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What if it was heavily would modified? Would it alter your decision? At this stage, I'd guess it would just be a name change to a drug that restores health, but if it was more than that....I dunno, I might import still.
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#9  Edited By Smoolander

Well apparently there is pressure on the classification board to review their original decision, so we may still get a non edited version of the game.

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#10  Edited By Demilich

I'll pirate it, and if it's any good then I'll import.

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#11  Edited By DaveF
Smoolander said:
"Well apparently there is pressure on the classification board to review their original decision, so we may still get a non edited version of the game.
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Pressure from who? If it's just a group of gamers, then I don't think the OFLC will be sweating too much.
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#12  Edited By Rodin

If there is little change i won't bother but if it changes things that take away from the experience in any way I'll import regardless.

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#13  Edited By Captain_Insano

same as most. If it gets mildly edited then I will wait, if its never going to come then I will probably import

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#14  Edited By Rowr

Import on principle like I did with GTA 4.

I dont believe in censorship of media to adults. As the rating system inadvertantly makes it.

Not to mention the fact it will probably cost a third less.

Stupid country, failing to educate themselves and embrace change. Well i guess people dont want the responsibility to look after themselves, and/or their children, and need the goverment to do it.

YAY communist Australia.

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#15  Edited By Doobit

So here's a funny story - I can't find any news about the OFLC changing their minds, or an edited version being submitted, but i just walked past my local GAME shop and there's a big Fallout 3 coming soon stand right in the entrance!?!

I went in and mentioned the fact that it's been refused classification and the guy just looked at me blankly and told me the PS3 release date is Oct 31. Not that I trust these guys for a second, but then even if this is legit may as well import it since it will save me about $40.

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#16  Edited By calf_exercises

I will wait and see what happens. but the chances are that I will end up importing the US version instead of a carpy editted version.

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#17  Edited By Latentk

What is this about OFLC? What is going on down under?

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