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Salam,

Are games like God of War haram to play( I don't want to play the game but I was curious about this) if you don't believe in the fictional "God" or play the game just because it's a fun game and you enjoy playing it while only staying on the path of Allah (s.w.t.).

Jazakallah

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10 hours ago, Mortadakerim said:

Salam,

Are games like God of War haram to play( I don't want to play the game but I was curious about this) if you don't believe in the fictional "God" or play the game just because it's a fun game and you enjoy playing it while only staying on the path of Allah (s.w.t.).

Jazakallah

Salam. Who actually produces games? People who want to get lost in this world.. People of Aakhirah (Ulemas, Marajes) don't appreciate playing video games (for a guy aged 14+) because it ultimately distracts him to an extent that he gets away and away from Allah سُبْحَانَهُ وَ تَعَالَى.

Instead playing games one can go play a physical sport with the Niyyah of keeping oneself fit so that he could worship his Lord more and more. And by Worship I mean doing every act to Please God that can only be done if one has a fit body.

 

Feed your Brain with Ilm (Knowledge). Go and read books which are worth reading. Books on Tawhid, Imamah and many prominent Hadeeth books, etc. Don't waste your precious time doing something with ain't real and with which God is not pleased with you.

God has given you your time as a Nemat. Use it wisely and just to please him. Work upon your soul.

I hate it when people waste their time playing something that is a tool for Shaytaan.

Wassalam.

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16 hours ago, Mortadakerim said:

Salam,

Are games like God of War haram to play( I don't want to play the game but I was curious about this) if you don't believe in the fictional "God" or play the game just because it's a fun game and you enjoy playing it while only staying on the path of Allah (s.w.t.).

Jazakallah

Its not the game but the person.

If one's faith is so weak that playing a video game will cause them to believe in something like the Greek pantheon then they need to take a good look at themselves. That game series sold millions worldwide and we haven't seen a major uptick in Muslims leaving Islam to worship the Greek gods in that game.

(On a side note, the God of War series was prob one of the best video game series out there as far as graphics and storyline.)

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