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An images from the video game 'Riot UMass' shows the cartoonish character in a Red Sox cap fighting with club-wielding police. School officials object to the game.
An images from the video game "Riot UMass" shows the cartoonish character in a Red Sox cap fighting with club-wielding police. School officials object to the game.

For some, student's game just too vivid

By Marcella Bombardieri
Globe Staff / November 20, 2004

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A student at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst has campus officials hopping mad over a popular video game he designed in which a young man in a Red Sox cap fights riot police, a parody of campus disturbances that have followed Red Sox victories. (Full article: 746 words)

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