View Full Version : FF characters used for islamic propaganda?

5th Apr 2016, 11:45
Is Square Enix aware of this? https://i.imgsafe.org/c3019c6.jpg Seems weird they'd allow such use of their image.

5th Apr 2016, 12:24
Probably not many of us here speak that language, so you might want to translate for us what exactly it says.

5th Apr 2016, 12:36
Oops sorry Driber, forgot to translate :) It says "Don't Imitate the Lifestyle of Heathens"

5th Apr 2016, 12:42
Thanks for the translation, spacecowgirl :)

Hmm yeah that certainly doesn't look like something that has been officially approved by SE. Most likely the author simply gathered some images from google search and included it in his book without getting permission from SE.

Though I'm not sure he even had to. I'm no legal expert but this might fall under fair use. But maybe I'm wrong.

It sure is a bizarre usage of FF characters!

5th Apr 2016, 12:48
I like the piercing collage, very post-modern "Microsoft Paint". Oh well, no more Chocobo riding for my muslim friends I guess! ;)

5th Apr 2016, 12:53
Heh. Where did you find this anyway?

5th Apr 2016, 13:00
An Indonesian friend saw that in a bookshop. Who knows, might become a collector's item?

3rd May 2016, 22:01
That's interesting.