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The word "scrolls" cannot be protected!!? Nothing will come of this. Although ridiculous, Beth' may be right in creating IP pressure. Bravo.
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"will confuse it with Skyrim."
Perhaps because they're graphically equivalent?
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lol, attack the super popular little guy, very wise Bethesda, very wise
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post #54 of 131
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Originally Posted by [Adz] View Post
Perhaps because they're graphically equivalent?
Don't underestimate Minecraft graphics .
post #55 of 131
Wow going after an Indie dev well im not gona buy skyrim now thats just evil. I think ill go spend the money on scrolls and the humble indie bundle
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Calling Notch Indie is like calling iD indie. Notch has made more money that most game companies make in YEARS.
    
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Originally Posted by Anthraxinsoup View Post
Calling Notch Indie is like calling iD indie. Notch has made more money that most game companies make in YEARS.
Indie just means not part of a large corporate studio. Independent. It is not about how financially successful they have become (for most people).

I do not understand how you can say a guy who coded Minecraft all by himself with no corporate backing not indie.
Edited by Riou - 8/5/11 at 2:51pm
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He is still considered Indie even though he has been massively successful.
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Calling Notch Indie is like calling iD indie. Notch has made more money that most game companies make in YEARS.
yeah but his 'studio' is still independent. You don't need to do poorly or only sell a small amount of games to be considered an indie dev.
 
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post #60 of 131
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yeah but his 'studio' is still independent. You don't need to do poorly or only sell a small amount of games to be considered an indie dev.
Let's see. He is for one turning to microsoft and is going to be using them, so not very Indie. iD can be considered indie by the same rules.
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Indie just means not part of a large corporate studio. Independent. It is not about how financially successful they have become (for most people).

I do not understand how you can say a guy who coded Minecraft all by himself with no corporate backing not indie.
CODE MINECRAFT BY HIMSELF!?!??! LOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOL! I seriously lol'd hard IRL. The idea wasn't even his, he's worse than apple with stealing ideas. I still play the game though.
    
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