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Why our game removed from sale without any reasons??

12-16-2009, 10:13 PM
#1
Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 30
Why our game removed from sale without any reasons??

Our game golden miner is forced to be removed from sale without any reasons.

Does other developers has similiar problem? How do you solve it?

Thank you.
12-17-2009, 02:36 AM
#2
We need some more story here. Did you infringe on some other property somehow? Was your app subliminally causing people to defect to North Korea?

12-17-2009, 02:43 AM
#3
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 15
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Originally Posted by colorme View Post
Our game golden miner is forced to be removed from sale without any reasons.

Does other developers has similiar problem? How do you solve it?

Thank you.
Maybe because you cloned original Gold Miner? Don't know...
12-17-2009, 10:39 AM
#4
Joined: Apr 2009
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Originally Posted by awolCZ View Post
Maybe because you cloned original Gold Miner? Don't know...
That was my guess too. However I doubt Apple would approve of it in the first place, if it had some copyright infringement.
12-17-2009, 10:55 AM
#5
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: London, UK
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Originally Posted by Aurora View Post
That was my guess too. However I doubt Apple would approve of it in the first place, if it had some copyright infringement.
I dunno, there was that App with a picture of Mario with the colours changed... and one with Link from Zelda, not to mention Ricky which uses numerous Nintendo sprites and is still for sale.

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12-17-2009, 12:22 PM
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Aren't you THE Flowerz PpL!?
I do not think Apple is reading this

Did you try to contact them?

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12-17-2009, 02:26 PM
#7
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 35
也许是因为用了枪手

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12-17-2009, 03:14 PM
#8
Joined: Sep 2009
Posts: 330
Quote:
Originally Posted by colorme View Post
Our game golden miner is forced to be removed from sale without any reasons.

Does other developers has similiar problem? How do you solve it?

Thank you.
1.) You copied the original gold miner.

2.) The gold miner developers realized, and emailed Apple.

3.) Removed from sale.

To solve this problem, don't design apps so similar to others.

For instance, if you're copying gold miner, don't name your app goldEN miner. It just adds fuel to the infringement flame.

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12-17-2009, 03:51 PM
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http://ifones.com/golden-miner/

seems to show more information the game. after doing a search - i found "gold miner" which looks like this:

http://www.hamsterpaj.net/onlinespel/gold-miner

are the iphone and flash developer the same person? why use a different title screen and name? chances are they sent a cease and desist; apple should have sent it through to the developer. might be in a spam folder - but this is, if they are not the same developer an obvious infringement.

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12-17-2009, 04:15 PM
#10
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Originally Posted by Ren View Post
也许是因为用了枪手
My thoughts exactly.

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