6 Aug 2014
The Nation : The Cultural Ministry explained that the simulation game Tropico 5, which allows players to build their own forms of government on a remote island, was banned because it contained content that appeared to be offensive to the monarchy. Cultural Promotion Department chief Chai Nakhonchai said a subcommittee of the Video and Film Office had examined the game and voted 5-1 to ban it, with two abstentions. &nbs
4 Aug 2014
The Thai authorities have banned the government simulation game “Tropico 5,” reasoning that the game is sensitive to public order, according to the Thai Netizen Network. Tropico 5 simulates the colonial era to modern times. In the colonial era, players take the role of a president who has a mission to explore new lands and colonize them.