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Shoot JFK Lee Harvey Oswald Video Game!

"Shooting the image of Kennedy in the right spots in the right sequence adds to the score, while "errors" like shooting first lady Jacqueline Kennedy lead to deductions."

How Nice.....
Kennedy assassination recreated in video game
Sunday, November 21, 2004 Posted: 2215 GMT (0615 HKT)

Players are rewarded for accurately recreating Kennedy's assassination in "JFK Reloaded."




LOS ANGELES, California (Reuters) -- A new video game to be released on Monday allows players to simulate the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy.

The release of "JFK Reloaded" is timed to coincide with the 41st anniversary of Kennedy's murder in Dallas and was designed to demonstrate a lone gunman was able to kill the president.

"It is despicable," said David Smith, a spokesman for Massachusetts Sen. Edward Kennedy, the late president's brother. He was informed of the game on Friday but declined further comment.

Kirk Ewing, managing director of the Scottish firm Traffic Games, which developed the game, said he understood some people would be horrified at the concept, but he insisted he and his team had nothing but respect for Kennedy and for history.

"We believe that the only thing we're exploiting is new technology," said Ewing, a former documentary filmmaker and senior executive with Scottish developer VIS, responsible for games like "State of Emergency." He said he sent Edward Kennedy a letter before the game's release.

Ewing said the game was designed to undermine the theory there was some shadowy plot behind the assassination. "We believe passionately there was no conspiracy," he said.

Traffic Games said the objective was for a player to fire three shots at Kennedy's motorcade from assassin Lee Harvey Oswald's digitally recreated sixth-floor perch in the Texas School Book Depository.

Points are awarded or subtracted based on how accurately the shots match the official version of events as documented by the Warren Commission, which investigated Kennedy's assassination.

Shooting the image of Kennedy in the right spots in the right sequence adds to the score, while "errors" like shooting first lady Jacqueline Kennedy lead to deductions.

Each shot can be replayed in slow motion, and the bullets can be tracked as they travel and pass through Kennedy's digitally recreated body. Players can choose to see blood by pressing a "blood effects" option.

Players can view the motorcade from a number of angles, including the perspective of filmmaker Abraham Zapruder and a view from the "grassy knoll" where some conspiracy theorists believe a second gunman was stationed.

The game will be available via download for $9.99.

homepage: homepage: http://edition.cnn.com/2004/US/11/21/kennedy.game.reut/index.html


... 22.Nov.2004 02:32

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> Ewing said the game was designed to undermine the theory there was some
> shadowy plot behind the assassination. "We believe passionately there was no
> conspiracy," he said.

It's hard to believe this is not intended ironically. At this point it's common knowledge that the official story about the Kennedy assassination was physically impossible ...

someone should have shown him this clip 22.Nov.2004 09:11

moe

"We believe passionately there was no conspiracy"

someone should have shown him this clip and asked him, why are you a stooge for the elite?

5mb zapruder slo-mo
 http://la.indymedia.org/news/2004/11/119592_comment.php#119594

after seeing this, you will have no doubt about the jfk conspiracy

Moe, thanks! 22.Nov.2004 21:42

Me

Moe,

I use to not believe all of the JFK Grassy knoll theories until I watched the Movie JFK. It convinced me that there was something to it. For years I believed Oswald was a patsy. Then I found out that Oliver Stone fabricated 2/3s of the so called facts in JFK just to make the Grassy Knoll theories more believable and the movie more entertaining.

Making these things up doesn't change history. Either Oswald acted alone or he didn't.

However since you pointed me to this film I loaded into Premiere Pro by Adobe and was able to blow it up and look at it frame by frame.

At full speed when JFK is shot it looks like his head is going back and to the left (hence in the movie JFK, Back and to the Left, Back and to the left, Back and to the left.)

However If you toggle between frames 312 (the last frame before the head shot) and frame 313 (the first frame of the headshot with blood and brains flying) you will clearly see that JFK's upper body and head is being thrown forward and down at least 6 inches from what I can only conclude is from the force of the bullet being shot from above and behind. Its too sudden and violent to be anything else. (in my opinion)

Its only between frames 315 and 323 that JFK is being thown back and to the left. I don't know if someone else shot from the front, or this is just from the violent impact of the bullet making his nerves flinch, or from some other high speed ballistic cause, but frames 312 and 313 are the ones of interest here, not the rest.

Thank you so much for pointing this out to me. I'm now back to doubting the Grassy Knoll theory. I still down know who shot JFK, but the head shot is almost surely from behind.