Ware do you get this game?
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From: "Thomas Ward" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
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> Well, there is Jedi Quake maintained by Cara Quinn. It is basically
> quake with a Star Wars type theme to it.
> As for any outright Star Wars games for the blind there aren't any. I
> was working on one called Jedi Strike, but when I attempted to license
> the Star Wars copyrights via Lucas Licensing they flatly refused.
> Besides being very expensive Lucas Licensing only deals with one company
> at a time. For example, since Lucas Arts holds the exclusive copyright
> for Star Wars vidio games my company USA Games can't license the
> copyright, because Lucas Licensing says it would be a conflict of
> interest. I would be competing with their games, and never mind the fact
> my games for the blind wouldn't even scratch their markets. Besides
> witch the couple thousand I would earn off of making said Star wars
> games wouldn't even pay for the royalties they wanted to legally license
> the Star Wars copyrights.
> Bottom line, what I learned is clearly Lucas Licensing has nothing in
> place for small time developers wanting to create a game using a Star
> Wars theme. It is clear all of their dealings are with companies with
> millions of dollars to spend, and thus will pay millions to Lucas in
> royalties. A guy expecting to make a few thousand isn't even worth their
> time of day unless I use their copyrights illegally, and then they can
> sue me for copyright infringement. It is a lose lose situation, and
> Lucas Licensing is a bunch of jerks if you ask me.
> I have thought about releasing the game as freeware under the creative
> commons license, but even that is no absolute protection. That may give
> them less of a reasont to sue, but they still can come after me with a
> cease and desist order that the courts would uphold stating I have to
> remove the content and destroy all source code, all known copies, etc.
> I'm not sure it is worth the trouble for a blind developer to risk that
> or not.
> Michael Amaro wrote:
>> Any starwars type games?
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