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Anonymous
July 25, 2004 8:12:31 PM

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Just wondering ,i'm new to freeware and am a bit confused as to weather
games like Monopoly and games using characters from say nintendo games or
arcade classics revamped, really be classed as freeware??

don't get me wrong , i'm not trying to look a gift horse in the mouth or
anything.........just wondering...

More about : wondering freeware bit confused

Anonymous
July 26, 2004 8:55:19 PM

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"Arcadia" <Nospam@nospamthanku.com> wrote:
>Just wondering ,i'm new to freeware and am a bit confused as to weather
>games like Monopoly and games using characters from say nintendo games or
>arcade classics revamped, really be classed as freeware??
>
>don't get me wrong , i'm not trying to look a gift horse in the mouth or
>anything.........just wondering...

They can't. They're infringing on copyrights and trademarks.
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Anonymous
July 26, 2004 8:55:20 PM

Archived from groups: alt.comp.freeware.games (More info?)

Hi Thanks for your reply , thats pretty much what i thought , so which sites
are trusted to have only pure freeware without copyright/trademark
infigenments?

TIA


"Bateau" <Gamera@work.stomping.aza> wrote in message
news:o mh9g05hcuptedhsa0j3s8qbj4empfnun1@4ax.com...
> "Arcadia" <Nospam@nospamthanku.com> wrote:
> >Just wondering ,i'm new to freeware and am a bit confused as to weather
> >games like Monopoly and games using characters from say nintendo games or
> >arcade classics revamped, really be classed as freeware??
> >
> >don't get me wrong , i'm not trying to look a gift horse in the mouth or
> >anything.........just wondering...
>
> They can't. They're infringing on copyrights and trademarks.
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Anonymous
July 28, 2004 6:28:55 AM

Archived from groups: alt.comp.freeware.games (More info?)

"Arcadia" <Nospam@nospamthanku.com> wrote:
>Hi Thanks for your reply , thats pretty much what i thought , so which sites
>are trusted to have only pure freeware without copyright/trademark
>infigenments?

Try indie game developer sites cause they take it more seriously.
www.madmonkey.net maybe.
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|| J_ )|
`|`-'__`-'|/
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.-| |_
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.-' `. /| | \
/ ````' | | \
|_____ | | L
.-' ___ `-. F F | | ||`-.___
.'.-' | `-. `. J J / | || _.>
/ /| | |`. \ | | |/ | ||_.-'
/ / | | | `. `. F F | |==============================
J / | | | \ L J J | | `:::::::. `:::::::.
FJ | | | |L J/ / | \ :::::::. :::::::\
J |() | () | () | () | J L/ | | ::::::: :::::::L
| F | .-'_ \ | | LJ | / L :::::::: :::::::J
| L | / \\ | | | L | | :::::::: ::::::::L
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J | |J:::::::|| | | | _/\ | :::::::: ::::::::| /(@ o`.
LJ | \:::::/ | | | |---'\ | | :::::::: ::::::::| | /^^^
J L | `-:-' | | | F | \ | J :::::::: ::::::::| \ . \vvv
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| J / `. ||// || || //|| \\ || || || ||
J J ( `-. |// | \ || |/ || \\ | \ || || ||
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| J `. ) ||\\ || \ | || // || \ | || ||
/ | `-----' || >> || || || // || || \\ ||
/ F ||// || || || << || || \\||
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J | |/ \| \| \| \|
`-.-' K I N G O F T H E M O N S T E R S
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