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  • Playing With Games That Have Music Date: 23-9-2018

    Salam, I read this fatwa of yours there, you said IslamWeb adopts the ruling that it is still permissible to play with a game that has music as long one is able to mute it. May I know if there are other scholars who may differ where they say it is permissible.. More

  • Playing Video Games With Loot Boxes Date: 16-7-2018

    Assalaam alaykoum,I have a question about video games that contains loot boxes is it allowed for me to play those games if i avoid using those loot boxes.for example i just play the game and never buy or open a loot box. .. More

  • Playing Zombie Games Date: 12-7-2018

    What is the ruling of playing zombie games that thier idea based on an infection spread among humanity and turns them to cannibals not based on magic or any other anti teaching of islam .. More

  • Playing Certain Video Games Date: 24-4-2018

    What's your view on skipping a story in a video game ? I 've been video games from a certain franchise that were known in the beginning family fun games, but then they decided to take a dark turn and started to include inappropiate elements in their games that were supposed to be cartoony, things that cannot be showns to kids. But due to negative backlash,.. More

  • Games that Show Slogans of Kufr Date: 27-2-2018

    Asalamu alaykumNowadays there are videogames that have illuminati Symbols in them. Such as a pyramid with an eye on the top or pentagrams and othersIf a game has such symbols but these Symbols dont affect the game itself, is playing these games still haram?For Example you have a viddeogame and youre an Agent in a City that has been afflicted with a.. More

  • Making computer game based on ideas from game containing Shirk Date: 14-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. There is a game which has been known to contain Shirk (polytheism) as well as religions other than Islam. However, the cartoon is not based on these religions, it just contains characters who are part of these religions, such as Christianity, and the main plot is for these humans to battle monsters. Now, I would like to create stories.. More

  • Playing dice games online Date: 12-12-2017

    Is it permissible to play dice games online? I know that it is impermissible in real life, but what if the game is played through an app? .. More

  • Ruling on playing 'Pokemon' Date: 1-11-2017

    Assalamu alaykum. I am wondering about the video game called Pokemon. What is the scholars' opinion at Islamweb concerning the game? I know that versions of the game give certain creatures divine attributes, which is undoubtedly wrong, but what if the version of the game was free of that? The main issue I can think of is that the game has an element.. More

  • Playing games whose characters die and come back to life Date: 11-10-2017

    A long time ago, I played a game in which there was respawning. As I stopped playing this game, I gave my account to a relative, who is playing this game now. I asked him if he could give me this account back so that no one would play it, but he refused to do so by saying that he will try to get his own account, and if it works, he willgive me my account.. More

  • No harm in video games where player dies and respawns Date: 9-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. If I die in a video game and respawn again and continue playing, is this considered Shirk (polytheism)? I do not know if contradicts the Shariah since I have to start somewhere again in the game if I want to continue playing. .. More

  • Female images in computer games and cartoons Date: 7-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. What is the ruling on playing computer games or watching cartoons with female characters in the story? These are not scantily clad, but their hair is showing. Do the cartoon characters fall under the same ruling of lowering your gaze in real life? .. More

  • Developing computer games with fictional places Date: 24-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. First of all, I want to thank you for answering my previous question. I am a game developer, and I had a plan to sell my game. I read your fatwa regarding which computer games are halal and which ones are haram. However, I still have questions about it. My game is an educational real time strategy game that teaches and trains the.. More

  • Computer game containing totems Date: 28-3-2017

    A person I know has a question regarding video games. There is a game in which you play as a caveman around 10,000 BCE, and it gives some educational insight into the lives of people in Europe at that time, like regarding animals and human history, but there is one thing that bothers him. Although it is not necessary to play the game, there is a side.. More

  • Games about characters with supernatural or magical powers Date: 9-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I just have a quick question. My question is about games which contain ‘magical’ powers. You have stated in a bunch of your fatwas that games that have characters with superpowers or unnatural abilities are permissible and do not come under the heading of Sihr (magic). So what about the games which contain superpowers just like.. More

  • Publishing videos as part of game reviews Date: 2-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I want to ask: I am a youtuber and I publish videos of reviews of mobiles, games, pc's, and so on. I give some benefits and some demerits. For games, I advise not to play them at the end of the video, and I do not publish videos about games in which there is nudity and such things. So my question is: 1. Can I publish videos like.. More