Costume-clad player in Jakarta shopping centre
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Flashmob inspired Mall Wars attract crowds in Indonesia

It might cause a security scare elsewhere, but in shopping centres in Indonesia, costume clad people brandishing toy weapons are the latest craze.

The popularity of the so called Mall Wars, a role-playing game in which participants try to shoot foam guns at each other until they run out of ammunition, has grown so much it now attracts children and is organised by shopping malls.

Paul Kirby reports.

  • 21 Feb 2012
  • From the section Asia
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