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Why Your Fan-game isn’t Fair Use and How to Fix that. Or: Why No Mario's Sky got busted

Posted on June 21, 2017

DISCLAIMER: I am not a lawyer, so do not take everything said here to be without fault. Please seek legal consult before making business decisions. So once again, Nintendo shuts down more than 500 indie/fan games that were using their IPs: http://fireside.gamejolt.com/post/dm…games-bzc9h583 This is of course perfectly within their legal right, and really based on trademark laws is actually required of them to maintain the mark, but a lot of fans and indie developers themselves seem to always cry foulRead More

GAME DEVELOPMENT TIPS 1 Starting The Story

Posted on April 20, 2010

Who wouldn’t want to design games? It’s creative, rewarding, and with constant advancements in technology, pretty exciting too. We have all painted a picture, doodled a sketch, written a story, or made a wobbly piece of pottery at some time in our lives, so why not embrace the art form of Game Design. Making games can definitely be rewarding and even fun at the same time. One of the mostly commonly agreed starting points is the story itself, which makesRead More