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App description: The War of Knights is a Strategic/Tactical RPG.

You control various units -called GEARs- and characters with unique abilities in semi-real time battles. Enjoy battles and tales of knights with mysterious power in the world of Knights.
The results of battles and choices YOU make in the story affect the story and even the ending of this game.
Join the group of brave young soldiers. And see how the war ends with your own eyes.

Background

The stage of this game is the world called 'Bustrath'. Even though it has advanced technologies it differs from Earth by the existence of Elementals. Like magic in a typical fantasy world, the power of Elementals is accepted and utilized in everyday life. One of them are fighting machines called 'Elemental GEARs'. And there are also fighting machines called 'Mechanical GEARs' whose power comes from the pure mechanical energy not elemental energy. These GEARs ,both Elemental and Mechanical, are natural element of Eustrath. People accept them as part of their life and mainly utilize them for warfares.

Throughout the history of Bustrath, there were three great wars recorded. This game is an attempt to revive one of those wars. The heroine of the game is a country girl 'Tia', You can control her and her companions to build the history of Bustrath.

Features

- Multiple storyline with several endings, consisting of 50+ stages in total.
- More than 20 unique characters and over 40 units.
- Special abilities make battles more fun to play.
- Upgrade GEARs using various items.
- Intuitive User Interface.
- Many awesome illustrations in game.

violentv's comments:
Just a warning to anyone who saw this on appshopper and wanted to get it.

It is a blatant rip off of the very excellent The War of Eustrath.

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/the-war-of-eustrath/id381058279?mt=8
It takes place in a world known as 'Bustrath' >.>. The assets are taken whole ..even the app description and file sizes are the same.



08-21-2012, 09:46 AM
#2
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Wow...how can they do this?

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08-21-2012, 09:49 AM
#3
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
Posts: 10,656
Well i hope people report this app, problem is lots of people seem to think 'rip off' but dont tell Apple when something like this slips through.
08-21-2012, 09:54 AM
#4
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 22,206
Wtf... Eustrath? Goddammit apple!

This is definitely theft. How the f*** does this happen?

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Last edited by Exact-Psience; 08-21-2012 at 09:57 AM.
08-21-2012, 10:11 AM
#5
so you rip off an entire (super old) game. rename it. sell it. profit?
08-21-2012, 10:20 AM
#6
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by kyoukusanagi View Post
so you rip off an entire (super old) game. rename it. sell it. profit?
Well, apparently all they did was a Find/Replace on "Eustrath" (with "Bustrath"). They certainly aren't putting much effort into ripping off the entire game. A few gullible people before it's taken down is all it takes for the "developer" to turn a profit.
08-21-2012, 10:38 AM
#7
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Quote:
Originally Posted by dmyers View Post
Well, apparently all they did was a Find/Replace on "Eustrath" (with "Bustrath"). They certainly aren't putting much effort into ripping off the entire game. A few gullible people before it's taken down is all it takes for the "developer" to turn a profit.
Rip off? That sounds so mild. If I understood correctly they are selling the exact same app trying to profit from it. I call that stealing.

I will take note of the developers name and remember not to buy anything from them ever.

Btw, that find/replace thing isn't what happened there because in the description I found one correctly typed 'Eustrath' so they must have done that by hand instead of something as simple as find/replace.

I really despise these people, really! War of Eustrath was a brilliant game and if it had new campaigns I would still come back to it.

Last edited by Faeryan; 08-21-2012 at 11:36 AM.
08-21-2012, 11:03 AM
#8
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Germany
Posts: 6,457
Is there any proof that this is a rip-off?
Did you check if the lucense for the game was sold?
Or is it all based on assumptions and jumping the gun?
The only stange thing: WoE is still available in the AppStore.

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Last edited by Vovin; 08-21-2012 at 11:08 AM.
08-21-2012, 11:14 AM
#9
Joined: Nov 2010
Posts: 912
Quote:
Originally Posted by Vovin View Post
Is there any proof that this is a rip-off?
Did you check if the lucense for the game was sold?
Or is it all based on assumptions and jumping the gun?
The only stange thing: WoE is still available in the AppStore.
The only strange thing? Maybe it is the only really telling thing but there are so many flags up that it is more than a mere assumption. Gave iQubi a prod a twitter.. will have to wait to see their response for a proper confirmation.

Last edited by violentv; 08-21-2012 at 11:20 AM.
08-21-2012, 11:22 AM
#10
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Vovin View Post
Is there any proof that this is a rip-off?
Did you check if the lucense for the game was sold?
Or is it all based on assumptions and jumping the gun?
The only stange thing: WoE is still available in the AppStore.
Check out Screenshot 4 of this one... Then tell me those arent Screenshots 3 and 4 of War of Eustrath.

Also, if you search for War of Eustrath, War of Eustrath and War of Copying Eustrath are the two that come up. So maybe they havent even changed the keywords for the appstore listing (assuming there are keywords for appstore listings.).

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