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Saturday, April 28 • 12:00 - 13:00
Open discussion: Videogame Censorship in Germany: Kai Bodensiek, Marie Berthoumieu, Vit Sisler – hosted by Marcus Richter

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The German criminal code rightly prohibits the display of unconstitutional content with the exception to “further civil enlightenment, to avert unconstitutional aims, to promote art or science, research or teaching”. Video games, unlike film and other forms of art, are however excluded from this definition. As a result, video games like Attentat 1942, a nominee for the A MAZE. Awards 2018 cannot be sold or displayed in Germany.

The open discussion about video game censorship in Germany will discuss the implications of §86 of the German criminal code and subsequent (mis)rulings of German courts for video games. What role can video games carry to "further civil enlightenment, to avert unconstitutional aims, to promote art or science, research or teaching"?

Saturday April 28, 2018 12:00 - 13:00
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