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A RipOff Game Featured By Apple ? Sucks!!!

10-04-2010, 09:59 PM
#1
Joined: Sep 2010
Location: Indonesia
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A RipOff Game Featured By Apple ? Sucks!!!

Ripoff : http://itunes.apple.com/app/ultimatewar/id382546428?mt=8
ULTIMATE WAR
Thread : Iphone and Ipad .
Yesterday i saw the game has been featured at Itunes ( US ) Chart .

Original game which release April 2010
BUG WAR 2
Sadly i am the developer of BugWar2 which plan to be port at iphone early 2011

Ultimate War has been ripoff totally our game from concept, race, mechanics, and the worse is LEVEL DESIGN.



I have post reply to ultimatewar iphone and ipad version at TA forum, to ask developer give some clarification. But they never reply .

Im not surprise when knowing gamedeveloper is come from China which Bugwar2 was very phenomenal there ( played more than 5million in chinese onlinegameportal ).

Last edited by rudy_sudarto; 10-04-2010 at 10:24 PM. Reason: typo
10-04-2010, 10:01 PM
#2
Complain to apple?

10-04-2010, 10:08 PM
#3
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it's not really an original concept-- this was done in Ant Wars, and before that, Galcon. People copy ideas all the time. I do think that the level copycatting is bad though.

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10-04-2010, 10:18 PM
#4
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Originally Posted by SkyMuffin View Post
it's not really an original concept-- this was done in Ant Wars, and before that, Galcon. People copy ideas all the time. I do think that the level copycatting is bad though.
I think this is even worse than copycatting... This can be considered Intellectual property theft.

I wouldn't be surprised if it turns out they disassemble the code from the flash version, port it to C++ / Objective C. Otherwise there is no point to do the level designs exactly the same as the original.

Last edited by mean_monkey; 10-04-2010 at 10:20 PM.
10-04-2010, 10:20 PM
#5
Joined: Sep 2010
Location: Indonesia
Posts: 22
@skymuffin: its okay to copy or cloning the game. Even bugwar is inspired by civilizationwar ( flashgame ) and mushroom war.
But the one make we mad is they(idreamsky ) copy our level design , mechanics . Ican say they make reskin games. We should have some share revenue here , lol.
Seriously they are robber.
They found bugwar2 is have a good score at 4399.com ( chinese biggest online game portal ) . And from there they might start to stole bugwar2. Because they are from china also.

@haho: yeah , agree with you bro.
10-04-2010, 10:25 PM
#6
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 10,505
Well, I dont see apple at fault here. There is no way for them to find out that ultimatewar is 'supposedly' a rip off of Bug War unless you report it to them. But ya, considering the dev is from china (where you say its been a hit), and the obvious similarities in the two games, this does look like a ripoff.
10-04-2010, 11:42 PM
#7
Joined: Sep 2010
Location: Australia
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Plenty developers have ripped of other games. This makes me sick.

Sincerely,
Oliver Cooksey
10-05-2010, 12:56 AM
#8
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Location: Canada
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Speaking of rip offs, Arn must be furious at these devs for stealing his logo that he invented himself with no help from anyone else, especially not Taito.


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10-05-2010, 12:24 PM
#9
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Call Tim!

Maybe Tim Langdell can help you sue!!!
10-05-2010, 01:06 PM
#10
Joined: Apr 2009
Posts: 444
Quote:
Originally Posted by mean_monkey View Post
I wouldn't be surprised if it turns out they disassemble the code from the flash version, port it to C++ / Objective C. Otherwise there is no point to do the level designs exactly the same as the original.
Nice catch ^^