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SivakDrac 09-01-2007 04:14 AM

Buy my rom hack for $100!!!!
 
This was WAY too funny. I'm not the one selling this either. Yes, it's true, I had my rom hack placed into an actual playable cart by someone, but for $25. If someone gets this and doesn't figure out that NES prototypes were not made in 2004, then that'll be hilarious.

http://cgi.ebay.com/The-Adventures-o...QQcmdZViewItemebay link</a>
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puduhead 09-01-2007 01:32 PM

Re: Buy my rom hack for $100!!!!
 
> ebay link

Wow man! that's really flattering sorta.

do you almost wish you had it?
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SivakDrac 09-01-2007 02:37 PM

Re: Buy my rom hack for $100!!!!
 
> do you almost wish you had it?

I do have it. There's a guy who will make physical carts for you for $25 for rom hacks and other unreleased games. http://www.nesreproductions.comLink to site</a>.

Basically the price is to cover parts and shipping. The label is the one I designed for it. I had one made up for me just for the fun of having it in cart form. The guy selling it is someone who bought a copy and is now trying to re-sell it.
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Reaper man 09-01-2007 06:57 PM

Re: Buy my rom hack for $100!!!!
 
Genre: Role Playing

lolwut
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CEpeep 09-01-2007 06:59 PM

Re: Buy my rom hack for $100!!!!
 
Get his auction canned. Report it to eBay.

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Audigy 09-02-2007 04:15 AM

Re: Buy my rom hack for $100!!!!
 
It's not funny, it's some douche capitalizing on your hard work.

Holy fuck, he's selling a Zelda Outlands cart too. Click the "Report this Auction" button at the bottom of the page, and report it as many times as you can for various copyright infringing things. Hell, report all of his "homemade NES cart" auctions.

The nerve of some people.
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SpaceTiger 09-02-2007 11:36 AM

Re: Buy my rom hack for $100!!!!
 
I'm a little confused on this one, did they change the auction description? They have this message attached:

"This game is an unofficial sequel to Lolo 3, but was made by fans. It is not a prototype. It is designed to present gamers with incredibly difficult levels. "

That's all true, isn't it?

Does anyone know how the copyright laws work for ebay auctions? I don't feel like trudging through their documentation, but I was under the impression that royalties were owed whenever someone's (e.g. Nintendo's) intellectual property was being sold for profit. That would include even the sale of a legitimate NES game.

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SivakDrac 09-02-2007 04:52 PM

Re: Buy my rom hack for $100!!!!
 
> "This game is an unofficial sequel to Lolo 3, but was made
> by fans. It is not a prototype. It is designed to present
> gamers with incredibly difficult levels. "

> That's all true, isn't it?

It was made by a fan (that's me). I modified the 50 levels in the game, change the sprites to Lolo 2/3 ones and made the floor be blue and the rocks grey. No other mods.

I don't really know about the copyright/royalties as I've never heard anything of that. People sell used NES and other console games by the thousands and usually at fair prices. Some try to deliberately rip you off, but I don't shop with those. <img src=smilies/cwm11.gif>
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Kitsune Sniper 09-02-2007 05:45 PM

Re: Buy my rom hack for $100!!!!
 
> Holy fuck, he's selling a Zelda Outlands cart too. Click
> the "Report this Auction" button at the bottom of the page,
> and report it as many times as you can for various copyright
> infringing things. Hell, report all of his "homemade NES
> cart" auctions.

http://www.gamereproductions.com/

I'm adding DO NOT FUCKING SELL THIS DAMN YOU intros to my translations because of idiot resellers. I don't mind people putting them on carts anymore (heck, it's a hobby and they're not making much money at all.) I do mind people profiting off the translations.
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SivakDrac 09-02-2007 09:15 PM

Re: Buy my rom hack for $100!!!!
 
> http://www.gamereproductions.com/

> I'm adding DO NOT FUCKING SELL THIS DAMN YOU intros to my
> translations because of idiot resellers. I don't mind people
> putting them on carts anymore (heck, it's a hobby and
> they're not making much money at all.) I do mind people
> profiting off the translations.

Do you run that site? I've been there a few times.
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