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Dodge the Shoe – George W gets a flash game

By on December 16, 2008

Shame it’s not very good.

T-Enterprise have been incredibly quick of the mark making a Flash game based on the Iraqi reporter who threw a shoe at George W. Bush. (if you haven’t seen the clip, it’s embedded below.)

Unfortunately, I don’t think the implementation is very good: the control method is difficult and the gameplay (shooting shoes flying away from you, with dodgy physics) is really rather difficult.

Absolutely full marks to the team for speed and topicality, though – for games to be making a satirical/political point is excellent news for our ongoing campaign for universal acceptance.

Click to play Bush Boot Camp.

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About Nicholas Lovell

Nicholas is the founder of Gamesbrief, a blog dedicated to the business of games. It aims to be informative, authoritative and above all helpful to developers grappling with business strategy. He is the author of a growing list of books about making money in the games industry and other digital media, including How to Publish a Game and Design Rules for Free-to-Play Games, and Penguin-published title The Curve: