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  • Imitating Anime (cartoon) heroes Date: 2-4-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a question which I have been wanting to ask for some time now, but I am embarrassed to ask the local scholars at my mosque and the religious people in my school. I am a 17-year-old male who loves to watch anime (Japanese cartoons), which sometimes contains characters who are heroes, and I like to copy their actions, e.g. the.. More

  • Ruling on playing, buying, and selling video games Date: 11-1-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have three questions all connected to each other. My questions are about video games. Ever since my childhood, all my siblings, including me, have been addicted to video games and have spent a lot of our time and money on video games till date. My first question is whether spending time and money on video games and such activities.. More

  • Trading players in FIFA 10 is not gambling Date: 18-4-2015

    assalamu 'alaikum. Someone plays an electronic game called FIFA 10. In it are things that are contrary to Shari'ah. There is a system of buying and selling players with electronic money. Suppose you are a manager playing with a team. After every match you have to pay them salary and you will get different prizes if you win a challenge like: hat trick,.. More

  • Computer games are permissible if relevant conditions are met Date: 22-7-2014

    Al Salam Alikom, I work in making online games on facebook & mobile, which are like candy crush, in which you play and have fun for free, but sometimes you pay to enjoy premium service or to be able to play more. Now my question my company is making gambling games like poker, in which players also play for free and have fun on facebook or their.. More

  • Using PlayStation whose characters die and then come back to life Date: 10-6-2014

    What is the ruling on video games that when the character dies he comes back to life, either automatically you just spawn at a certain place or you respawn by pressing a button because i read that this is haram and many games that we play nowadays on the playstation have this so it is hard to avoid. should we just consider the playstation as being haram.. More

  • Indian cartoons presenting images of 'gods' with supernatural powers Date: 17-5-2014

    Asalam O Alaikum Cartoons like Chhota Bheem created by hindu “Rajiv Chilaka” for hindus and in this cartoon, Hindu gods have supernatural powers! Till now there are 3 Hindu gods are shown at chota bheem. 1. Hanuman 2. Krishna and 3. Ganesh Muslim kids of Asia have become a Big Fan of this cartoon called "chota bheem" even worse Kids now a Days Says.. More

  • Playing video games that display images of nude women Date: 25-3-2014

    This question is from a classmate. He currently doesnt have net connection so he asked to me to write it for him " I dont normally watch movies or tv serials as most have sex scenes and nudity... i only watch those that dont have such stuff. I m trying my best to stay away from Pornographic videos,images and nude images. But currently you have nudity.. More

  • Playing video games with non-Muslim civilizations as factions Date: 15-2-2014

    As salamu alaykum. If someone plays a strategy video game where they are required to choose a faction to play as eg romans, greek, chinese, americans, russians etc, would the person be sinning for playing as such factions as they were not Muslim civilisations? .. More

  • Computer games that involve elements of Shirk (polytheism) Date: 29-1-2014

    I want to play a game called Eve Online.. But in this game the story is something like Humans travel away from earth into space wormhole and found other planets to reside on or something.. they grew and become well off then the wormhole closed leaving them stranded, after wars and a lot of struggles, they have discovered a way to make humans virtually.. More

  • His mobile phone has a game about Pharaoh Date: 22-12-2013

    As-salaamu 3laikum, I recently bought a mobile phone which I have been in need of for a while. After I had been using the phone for a while, I noticed it had a game on it which is about pharaohs and the pyramids. When I saw this I was upset because I know that pharaoh was a major enemy of Islam. I went back to the shop and asked them to remove the game.. More

  • Computer gaming tips are not considered cheating Date: 5-11-2013

    When playing a computer game you can go on a walkthrough when you are stuck to help you go on in the game. Is this considered cheating in Islam? .. More

  • Playing computer games which contain secondary elements of Shirk Date: 10-10-2012

    Assalaamu 'alaykum, is it allowed to play electronic games where the main storyline/goal of the game is admissible but in the game there are some secondary elements of kufr or shirk? For example, there is a football game where you should manage a football team. The main storyline/goal of the game is to win football cups and competitions, but.. More

  • Playing a computer game based on luck Date: 28-9-2011

    Assalamu Alaykum i have a Question. My Brother has this Game,and in this game there is a skill called "luck" and i did my research and it said, Fate. Karma. An extremely high or low Luck will affect the character - somehow. Events and situations will be changed by how lucky (or unlucky) your character is. ” —Fallout In-game description is this.. More

  • Playing video games that have mythical creatures Date: 1-8-2011

    assalamu alaykum i heard in a certain fatwa that we Muslims are not allowed to draw Mythical creatures. but i heard also in a fatwa that we are allowed to draw Animate things if it teaches islam etc 1.so my question is can we use mythical creatures to educate children? 2.can children play with games that have mythical creatures? 3. can we play.. More

  • Wants to create an imaginary computer game Date: 10-5-2011

    Is it allowed to prepare a concept for a pc-game? I know about the forbidden things like music, gambling etc. that are not allowed to be in a computer game but what about the fact that there would be humans and human-like beings or fantasy-beings, e.g. dragons etc.? nevertheless, I would consider the islamic view of life... A brief introduction:.. More