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News Majestic Studios stealing assets from Oblivion?

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by CardJoe, 12 Jun 2008.

  1. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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    Well Bethesda is based in England so guess who ill be backing.
     
  3. Paradigm Shifter

    Paradigm Shifter de nihilo nihil fit

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    What about the original Metal Gear? Wasn't that on the NES or something? :)

    I thought they were based in Maryland? In the States.

    ...

    Anyway, didn't we have this furore with Stalker with respect to Doom 3?
     
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    Its ok, they've changed the colour of the books in the bookcases in the backdrop!
     
  5. Veles

    Veles DUR HUR

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    I thought Bethesda were based in Bethesda in the US?
     
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    Kúsař regular bit-tech reader

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    But they have even changed cursor! ... :D
     
  7. Bauul

    Bauul Sir Bongaminge

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    Yes, but it turned out the assets were public ones that both games had legitmatly purchased and used. They were really boring things like light textures, so fair enough. This is a bit more serious though.

    Whilst I've never done anything so totally blatent, when I used to make maps for Quake 3 and Doom 3, every single one of my ideas was based on something that already existed, I just found it easier, lol.
     
  8. wuyanxu

    wuyanxu still wants Homeworld 3

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    wow! the whole screenshot looks like Oblivion!

    they are in heaps and heaps of trouble.
     
  9. Fod

    Fod what is the cheesecake?

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    i believe that's called creative re-licensing - every artist and designer does it.
     
  10. Paradigm Shifter

    Paradigm Shifter de nihilo nihil fit

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    Went and found out more about this after I posted, and... wow... they've ripped stuff out of loads of games... I think that dev house is going to die due to sheer pressure of litigation. Or will they find a scapegoat to blame all of it on?
     
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    Wrong on two levels.
     
  12. CardJoe

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    Bra-****ing-vo. At least the Thief III library shelves had signs added. They should have just cut their losses and done something like Thief 4: Baldur's Diablo taking painkillers from the Crysis of Bioshock in Castle Wolfenstien 2004 WITH Cranny Faggot!
     
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    Jamie ex-Bit-Tech code junkie

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    I think they also stole the cursor from somewhere XD
     
  15. E.E.L. Ambiense

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    LOL. That was good stuff. Thanks for the link, Joe. :hehe:
     
  16. liratheal

    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    MSX2 was the first one, June or July of 1987, NES did see it in December, though.

    On topic: Yeah, I've cheated in a test. But I balanced that out by falling asleep in one, passing out in another, and outright not going to another one.
     
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    Looks like Nosteratu has made an appearance in the game.
     
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    I'm actually going to make a formal complaint to commence legal action as I believe the cursor used is actually derived from my work!!
     
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    mikeuk2004 What you Looking at Fool!

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