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Crystal Clear (H.E.S)

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29th August, 2004 at 02:32:58 -

Recently Nintendo has been cutting down on Fan Games and has already shut down a few Fan Games based websites, some have managed to get back online while others are still shut down. A petition has already been started to bring back Fan Games and already a shit load of Signatures have been signed, i myself signed it so get in there and sign it: http://www.petitiononline.com/adb142/
WORD UP, P-UNIT!

 
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Kirby Smith

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29th August, 2004 at 02:38:54 -

I can't say I see what's so unreasonable about this. Nintendo owns the rights to their characters and they don't need their name tarnished by half-assed crappy fangames.

 
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Crystal Clear (H.E.S)

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29th August, 2004 at 02:57:00 -

The most unreasonable part about it is many people worked on a Fan Game for countless and countless hours and all of the sudden there game that they put so much effort into is now taken down, even there whole website. i dont see anything reasonable in that at all.
Check out: www.oot2d.com one of the actual Good looking fan games, oh wait thats been taken off the web to. If Nintendo does go through with it, who knows maybe the other Big companys will follow and if so even some of the games here at TDC could be taken down Sonic DIY, Pacmanworlds e.t.c

 
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29th August, 2004 at 04:16:48 -

If your smart enough to know how to find and download these fan games, then your easily smart enough to know they are fan games and not created by nintendo itself, so I dont know how thats tarnishing them. I say as long as you aint making profit off them then let them be allowed.

 
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Buster

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29th August, 2004 at 05:17:37 -

I hope they do get rid of them. I would be pretty pissed if someone stole my shit and put their name on it, even if they included mine.

 

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29th August, 2004 at 06:35:37 -

wouldn't you be flattered though?

 
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Ashman

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29th August, 2004 at 06:58:23 -

PROPS TO NINTENDO!

 
Show me the power child,
I'd like to say,
That I'm down on my knees today,
Gives me the butterflies,
Gives me away,
'Til I'm up on my feet again,
I'm feeling outshined.


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Stephen [NeonairGames]

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29th August, 2004 at 08:47:36 -

hmmm...most fan games are crap, but then again, there's still a few good ones and some joke fangames....Then again, the guy said "P-unit" and "word up" whatever they mean(probably a language spoken by a foreign planet.....what the heck, I'll vote.

 
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29th August, 2004 at 09:21:10 -

Nintendo sucks
When i read the title “Nintendo shuts down…” I thought they were bankrupt
Now I think they deserve it


 
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29th August, 2004 at 09:38:13 -

it's perfectly within nintendo's rights. anything that gets rid of fan games is good.

 
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Tigerworks

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29th August, 2004 at 09:51:19 -

Also, if you're good enough to make a DECENT fan game, then why not replace the graphics and tweak the gameplay and actually make a DECENT ORIGINAL game?

 
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29th August, 2004 at 09:59:08 -

I signed the petition, altho that is mostly because I don't want them to shut down www.videogamedc.com

 
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I am an April Fool
29th August, 2004 at 11:03:35 -

If you spend hours & hours on a fangame, ur basicly wasting ur time because Fangames arent werth it.

 
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29th August, 2004 at 12:36:53 -

@Tigerworks: why don't you change the characters and names in a fan fiction and sell it as an original? Or why not change the subject and sell some original artwork? People make fangames, because they liked the original and want to make a tribute to it, and if they are good at making games they aren't stupid for not making a great original instead of their awsome LoZ: Twilight of Evil game.

I, personally, would go by your advice, Tigerworks, but not everyone is like me. (which is why there are fangames )

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29th August, 2004 at 14:11:12 -

I have mixed feelings about this, really. On one hand, it's their right, and anything that gets rid of the bulk of the awful fangames is a good thing. I think fangames stifle creativity, in that someone who is inspired by say Castlevania are more likely to make a fangame that can never live up to Castlevania, rather than a clone that would leave room for some innovation (as opposed to bad copies of features).

On the other hand, there are plenty of good fangames which may now be lost, and without fanmade remakes plenty of older games could dissapear forever.

 
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