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Am-I the only one who guess it's a joke from Notch? A bit too coidential that he hit 3 000 000 sales and suddently it happens? Well I hope it is.
post #82 of 131
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Originally Posted by th3l4st0ne;14481499 
Am-I the only one who guess it's a joke from Notch? A bit too coidential that he hit 3 000 000 sales and suddently it happens? Well I hope it is.

I highly doubt it is, if it were a joke he would end up getting sued for putting them in a negative light, for slander...
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post #83 of 131
I hope the judge says something like "Look, you morons. You don't own the word scrolls, any more than I own the eiffel tower. So **** and pay huge court costs. Kthxbye". That's what I'd tell them. You should not be allowed to own a freaking word. If you can, what's to stop me from going and getting some patent just so I can sue MTV when they use it over and over.
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i hope they dont forget dictionary makers and mouse makers and everyone that imprint scroll on their product
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post #85 of 131
i never played "elder scrolls"

but i did play minecraft.

argument is invalid
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Calling Notch Indie is like calling iD indie. Notch has made more money that most game companies make in YEARS.
http://dictionary.reference.com/brow...src=ref&ch=dic
Indie
in·die

noun
1.
an independently owned business: to work for an indie.

adjective
2.
(of a person) self-employed; (of a business) privately owned: an indie film producer.

Fame and fortune has nothing to do with Indie status. Its the fact that he's doing it alone and can do whatever he wants as he only has himself to answer to. Your iD Software example is ridiculous because its a large software company (200+ employees) which is a subsidiary of a larger parent (ZeniMax). It may have started out Indie (many/most do) but that status has long since changed.


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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.
collaboration is not the same as working-for

again, iD no longer fits any of the rules that properly define Indie
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Damn guys.. I was working on a game called: Scrolls, The Craft of writing on paper and rolling it up, but now that dream is shot.

You will never know how to properly make scrolls now because of this, computers will fail, the world will collapse, and books will be outlawed, but it could have been prevented, IF ONLY PEOPLE KNEW HOW TO WRITE SCROLLS!!!!!
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post #88 of 131
Someone from my work was very very excited about skyrim!

She had never heard of the Elder Scrolls though, didnt have a clue what they where.

By the way, Scrolls? more like, TROLLS!!
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Wieners!
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Since Bethesda's Elder Scrolls series was the first and last time anyone used the word scroll. Fact.
    
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