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Guitar hero clone - copyright issues?

06-04-2011, 03:31 PM
#1
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Guitar hero clone - copyright issues?

Is it OK to make a guitar hero clone if all graphics, sounds and other assets are original and free to use? I have understood that the game concept itself cannot be copyrighted, so that's something I can copy 100% without doubts, right?
06-04-2011, 04:25 PM
#2
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Yeah... that's just common knowledge.

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06-04-2011, 05:22 PM
#3
Joined: Jul 2010
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Quote:
Originally Posted by digiva View Post
Is it OK to make a guitar hero clone if all graphics, sounds and other assets are original and free to use? I have understood that the game concept itself cannot be copyrighted, so that's something I can copy 100% without doubts, right?
well, i don't know if Guitar Hero have copyright for the concept. Maybe for the guitar design accesory. But for the concept himself, i doubt. It's clearly a dance dance revolution revisited

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06-05-2011, 01:34 AM
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Great, thanks.