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I've just read this thread, and I've seen a lot of people with no concept of ip rights.

Put it this way. If I were to buy Team Fortress 2, and download the Source mod tools, and make new maps and characters, stuff that I thought was cool, maybe make it into a standalone mod, I would not be able to release it as Team Fortress 3, even for free. That's Valve's intellectual property - just because they provided you with the mod tools doesn't mean you can breach their trademarks willy nilly, no matter how cool it is - it could lead to confusion as to which one the publisher released.

Sure, release it under a different name - it's your mod, after all - but don't try to steal the intellectual property of others.

I'm not really sure how anyone could disagree with Blizzard trying to defend their property rights - no matter how good the mod is.
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Blizzard has always been mod unfriendly.
If they're so unfriendly towards modding, then why is the custom game aspect of Warcraft 3 so large?
    
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This isn't news. =_=" Blizzard did this crap when DotA and League of Legends came out.
    
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post #84 of 87
Dudes... it's not the game that they were against. It was just the dang name... he just changed the name of it and now all is well.
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post #85 of 87
What a bunch of dikkks

Oh just a name change......ok im good.
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I remember a time when i happily played Warcraft ROC and TFT where i loved blizz as a company. After however many years its been and all this WOW garbage/"men in suits" i am really starting to not like them. Even with SC2 coming out it didnt really fix all the wrongs they have made IMO. There is still stuff wrong with SC2 and its months past release. Looks like Valve is going to become my new favorite company
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Given that the matter is resolved between Blizzard and the modder, this thread's long served its purpose. Closed.
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