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Nightmare Fuel / WarGames

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A strange game...
  • When David first plays Global Thermonuclear War, he thinks that it's just a game. What he didn't know was that he had caused a massive Oh, Crap! moment at NORAD, who thought that the missiles that David launched (he was "playing" as the Soviet Union) were real missiles coming from a Soviet first strike. In other words, David had almost started World War III by accident, because what he was actually doing was messing around with an early warning system.
  • Even more of an Oh, Crap! is when WOPR starts attempting to Nuke 'em by gaining access to the launch codes for the missiles.
  • That scene where WOPR begins cycling through all of the different World War III scenarios. They all end in exactly the same as what's pictured here.. No winners!

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