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Porn embedded

Postby fractalist » 08 Oct 2015, 08:30

I've been a big fan of Warzone since it first launched, I even have the original CD still floating around somewhere, and I started following the open source project shortly after it started.

Anyway, about 3 or 4 years ago, I (wisely or unwisely) decided to let my son, who was only 3 at the time, to have a go, and he became pretty much obsessed with it, but unfortunately, one day my wife walked in on him playing it, and he had stumbled into a multiplayer mode and there was a porn ad with a topless women on the screen, which properly freaked her out you can imagine. That was the end of Warzone for Alex anyway.

So, here's my question, is there any porn embedded in the code for the latest version?
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Re: Porn embedded

Postby Per » 08 Oct 2015, 18:36

There has never been any kind of advertisements embedded in any version of the game made or distributed by us.

We are aware that there are other people out there distributing Warzone bundled with various kinds of crapware. Nothing we can do about that, other than tell people it is much safer to always download directly from this site.
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Re: Porn embedded

Postby fractalist » 08 Oct 2015, 21:08

Thanks for the head's up and reassurance. From what I recall, it did look like some kind adware, but the weird thing was that it showed up even when he wasn't connected to the internet - so that's why I figured it must be embedded in some way. Anyway, I've taken a look at the multiplayer stuff now and it all looks good.I appreciate the response. I hadn't realised other people were distributing it too - it is possible it came from a different source, but I can't imagine why I wouldn't come here. Thanks anyway.
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Re: Porn embedded

Postby cybersphinx » 08 Oct 2015, 22:59

Some bored joker might have embedded it in a map that got downloaded when joining a multiplayer game (or was that fixed?). Or made a map based on some "risqué" image as heightmap, which would then show up as minimap in the game.
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Re: Porn embedded

Postby themac » 09 Oct 2015, 20:20

I have never heard or seen something like that in Warzone. O_o Be sure you got the latest version from this site, so no worries again and have fun playing. :)
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Re: Porn embedded

Postby vexed » 10 Oct 2015, 04:32

fractalist wrote:I've been a big fan of Warzone since it first launched, I even have the original CD still floating around somewhere, and I started following the open source project shortly after it started.

Anyway, about 3 or 4 years ago, I (wisely or unwisely) decided to let my son, who was only 3 at the time, to have a go, and he became pretty much obsessed with it, but unfortunately, one day my wife walked in on him playing it, and he had stumbled into a multiplayer mode and there was a porn ad with a topless women on the screen, which properly freaked her out you can imagine. That was the end of Warzone for Alex anyway.

So, here's my question, is there any porn embedded in the code for the latest version?

As the others have stated, we would never do such a thing, and if what you saw was like an actual ad, then it didn't come from us.

We try very hard to have both forums & IRC to be rated G, since we know we have lots of players of all ages.

While a map might have the outline of people in it, it wouldn't look that good, and we can't control what others make, we can only ban them from posting it here.

It should be 100% safe to play the game in SP or skirmish mode.
For MP games, that is more difficult to censor, since we don't control anything that people do, at this time.
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Re: Porn embedded

Postby NoQ » 10 Oct 2015, 08:28

made a map based on some "risqué" image as heightmap
In fact i do actually remember seeing one such map, which was even posted on the forums, quickly moderated out.
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