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We are making a standalone game using CE3. We will not make money. We are keeping within copyright limits. We are promoting Star Wars. End of.

Posted by rocknroll237 on Oct 31st, 2012

Hello fans of Star Wars: BattleCry,

As you know, Lucasfilm and Lucasarts have recently been acquired by Disney.

While, hopefully, this won't affect us, I'd just like to get some stuff clear:

a) We are not referencing character names
b) We are not referencing force powers used in the films
c) We are not making a single cent from production of the game
d) We are promoting the star wars franchise and keeping its fans happy

If any representative from Disney wants to take us down then they will be taking away our freedom to be creative! We are perfectly entitled to do what we are doing considering we will be making nothing at all from this mod.

Thank you,


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Awesomium Oct 31 2012, 9:38am says:

If anyone takes down this mod,...

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Awesomium Oct 31 2012, 9:51am replied:

No seriously, there's no reason for Disney to claim the death of this promising project! It's actually a great publicity for Star Wars (especially for Episode VII)... Anyway, it's not the fault of the fans if Lucasarts has disappointed us the past 2 years with annoying titles (e.g. Star Wars Kinect, TFU2, TOR,...)

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sceluk Oct 31 2012, 1:41pm replied:

Maybe Disney will get LA to finally make a proper TFU3 (like TFU1) and BF3!

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Awesomium Oct 31 2012, 6:04pm replied:

Hopefully :)

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411Remnant Oct 31 2012, 1:25pm says:

I agree, niether of the team members are gaining any kind of profit. We just want to do what lucas arts refuses to.

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rocknroll237 Oct 31 2012, 1:25pm says:

It's just a precaution. We don't want there to be any trouble. :D

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Atombomb Oct 31 2012, 5:10pm says:

We don't want to get that cease and desist email. :P

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ElfFriend Oct 31 2012, 8:23pm says:

we must keep big companies away from killing great fan made content. usually its the mean and terrible companies like WB. which reminds me please support MERP which is under attack by WB, just search ModDB.

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rocknroll237 Nov 9 2012, 2:30pm replied:

I signed the petition to save MERP. I'd encourage everyone to do the same.

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Lephenix Nov 14 2012, 8:58am says:

I think there's no problems for this:
Using character names
Using force powers used in the films
And movie bits or OST
Since it is a non commercial project ;) .

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