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(Dice)   "Swing Copters" is Dong Nguyen's big middle finger to everybody who complained that "Flappy Bird" was too hard. But that hasn't stopped a billion clones from appearing   ( divider line
    More: Interesting, Swing Copters, Flappy Bird, game mechanics, Nguyen  
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2014-08-25 01:19:40 PM  
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Obbi: Article mostly talked about less creative devs ripping off [...]

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2014-08-25 05:10:43 PM  
1 vote:
something something one guy codes dwarf fortress bla bla

Theaetetus: So, yeah, that works great for a AAA developer spending millions on a game.

it should be noted that the AAA game industry is pretty much entirely founded on knockoffs of last year'shiats

with the occasional knockoff of last decade'shiats to spice things up
2014-08-25 04:28:05 PM  
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Theaetetus: OTOH, the whole point is to stifle other developers - the copycats.

Want to stop copycats?  Create something that can't be copied by two bumfarks in their garage.  Create a game worth playing.
2014-08-25 11:16:03 AM  
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I wanted to look this up, so I Googled "swing copter dong" and now I'm fired. =(
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