Layman repeatedly states on Wikipedia that his core concern is Talk to Action’s report that the Christian militia – called the Tribulation Force in the Left Behind novels, graphic novels, and video game — uses the power of prayer and modern military weapons to conduct physical and spiritual warfare, which means converting or killing New Yorkers.
“It is inaccurate, untrue, not factual, to say the game calls for people to `convert or kill.’ That’s simply anti-Christian propoganda [sic],” writes Layman. “The secular reviews by people who have played the game completely contradict the nonsense espoused by Talk2Action.”
Enough. Let’s go fishing for facts – in the very waters where Layman claims to have caught his “whopper”. Let’s see if we can catch a real whopper. Layman has searched Technorati.com (a web site that aggregates information about blogs) for days, he says, posting on dozens of blogs that Talk to Action has spread inaccurate information, and this is his key contention, his claim to fame. Layman thought he hooked the big one, and he’s bragged to everyone about it for days. Let’s see what kind of whopper he really reeled into the Christian Cadre boat.
Layman asked for reviews by credible people who have actually played Left Behind: Eternal Forces, and which document the “convert or kill” claim. Here are two.”
But, I’m a visual thinker – the issue seemed fairly cut and dry simply from the promotional images of the game as it’s being played that were released by the game’s makers :
Those image quite clearly depict paramilitary forces firing close range at civilians, and those civilians dropping – apparently from being shot.
Here’s a collection of images: