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Old 10-11-2010, 10:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Capcom is perfectly fine with Mega Man 8-Bit Deathmatch fan-made game

A portion of a 1up interview with creator Mike Hill...

1UP: Capcom Unity linked to your trailer back in February—have they reached out to you personally or said anything about the game since its release?

MH: Capcom Unity posted a couple of blog entries, which I'm very grateful for as it helped get the word out, but nothing directly. The whole of the internet seems to believe Capcom is pretty happy with fan projects like this going ahead, and since they haven't sent me any signals to stop what I'm doing, I'm inclined to believe this. That alone is awesome, and if they never mention it again on their blog site or anywhere else, I'm happy. So many awesome fan projects get shut down by other gaming companies for taking their characters and using them in a way they would have never dreamed of. Whoever is responsible for shutting these down, I hope they can learn from this and be more open towards fan projects like Capcom is.

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Old 10-12-2010, 04:28 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Capcom is perfectly fine with Mega Man 8-Bit Deathmatch fan-made game

One giant leap for game kind... hopefully.
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Old 10-12-2010, 05:59 PM   #3 (permalink)
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That is pretty cool of Capcom to not cease and desist this. Things like this can only increase the fame of their characters.
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Not only did they not C&D it, they promoted it on their website.
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This increases my respect for Capcom massively, I guess they decided to not be jerks about it like when they kept raping everyone's wallets with SFII's various versions and Capcom-made clones... oh wait, the never stopped that.

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The wait for a new "classic" style of Resident Evil just got a little more hopeful. If Capcom won't do it, perhaps they'll let someone else.
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I just gainned so much respect for Capcom for alowing this excelent project.
They even promoted the game on their official site.
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They are just being reasonable, this isn't going to cost them a dime,and it's free Megaman promotion witch has been on a downward slide since Megaman x.
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That's true, but many compaines tend to revoke the rights,which is why I'm happy to see
Capcom is letting it slide.
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