I'm not entirely certain which games of Code Factory we're talking
about. Are we talking about the oldies like KM2000 and that or are we
talking about there free games for phones?
If we're talking about the older ones, the company has moved in
another direction, so it would likely be easy to get permission to
play and distribute said games. They never really made any money off
of them anyway.
If we're talking about games for phones, they are all free.
On 1/5/09, Thomas Ward <thomasward1...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Wrong. Under copyright law a company retains full rights to any and all
> products regardless if they are being redistributed or not. If you
> redistribute those files against Code Factory's written permission you
> could find yourself facing fines or being sued for possible damages if
> they decided to update those games and resell them again at a future date.
> A case in point. My earlier title Montezuma's Revenge is technically
> abandonware do to issues with the original company that holds the
> copyrights. That, however, does not mean I have given people absolute
> right to redistribute keys and the game with impunity. Sad to say I know
> people have already done so, thinking it was ok because it is not
> currently available, and now I am rewriting my key generator for
> Mysteries of the Ancients to keep those who did not pay for the game
> from getting a free upgrade to MOTA.
> matheus wrote:
>> but just how i awreade sayd, not being distributed anymore means
>> abandonware and abandonware means distributable.
>> guys, they don't care.
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