Russian President Suggests Warcraft Ripoff To Teach History

Russian President Suggests Warcraft Ripoff To Teach History
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First Russian President Dimitri Medvedev joined Twitter. Next he visited Twitter and Apple HQs. Now he’s suggesting that someone make a World of Warcraft knock-off to teach about his country’s history.

I’m starting to like this guy.

“I’ve checked what’s our youth are playing with, and most games are pseudo-historical and fantasy-based,” the Moscow Times reports that Medvedev told a gathering of his culture and science councils at a joint session Friday.

“Take ‘World of Warcraft.’ … It’s not all about destruction. It has a subtext about developing human civilisation,” Medvedev said. “We could try to make something similar if it’s so popular – not globally, perhaps, but at the domestic level.”

Next year is the 1150th anniversary of Russia’s statehood.

Medvedev Seeks ‘Warcraft’ Ripoff on Russian History [The Moscow Times]

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  • Why would they need a World of Warcraft ripoff when you’ve already got the history of the Soviet Union having been put to the tune of the Russian music from Tetris?

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