The Edge: 8-Bit software house in IP troll scandal.

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Re: The Edge: 8-Bit software house in IP troll scandal.

Post by psj3809 » Tue Jul 05, 2011 9:13 am

Actually downloaded this game as there is a lite version of it. Not keen on it at all

The comments on itunes are very funny, everyones posted something negative about it. Shame as i did love the original in the 80's but this just seems a quick knocked out game to try and make a bit of money (for no doubt more legal fees !)

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Re: The Edge: 8-Bit software house in IP troll scandal.

Post by DreamcastRIP » Tue Jul 05, 2011 9:23 am

psj3809 wrote:The comments on itunes are very funny, everyones posted something negative about it.
Hell yes! There's some comedy gold to be found! :lol:
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Re: The Edge: 8-Bit software house in IP troll scandal.

Post by RetroBob » Tue Jul 05, 2011 4:54 pm

Am I an utter retard, why can't I find this in the App Store? I want to rate it down!!!
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Re: The Edge: 8-Bit software house in IP troll scandal.

Post by PaulEMoz » Tue Jul 05, 2011 5:14 pm

RetroBob wrote:Am I an utter retard, why can't I find this in the App Store? I want to rate it down!!!
It's listed as, unbelievably, "EDGEBobby2".

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Re: The Edge: 8-Bit software house in IP troll scandal.

Post by RetroBob » Tue Jul 05, 2011 5:38 pm

Ah, of course. Unbelievably, but then... sadly... believably. Maybe I'll get to it once I've finished ValveSoftwareHalf2.

OMG you have to own it to write a review, I'm not even going to give him the satisfaction of chalking up a free download.
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Re: The Edge: 8-Bit software house in IP troll scandal

Post by psj3809 » Tue Jul 05, 2011 6:06 pm

To be fair if you didn't have to own/install the game the appstore reviews would be even more of a joke if anyone could write a review without trying it first

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Re: The Edge: 8-Bit software house in IP troll scandal.

Post by Antiriad2097 » Wed Jul 06, 2011 1:39 am

I don't have a Touch iPod. What if I wanted to write a review after playing yours?
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Re: The Edge: 8-Bit software house in IP troll scandal

Post by RetroBob » Wed Jul 06, 2011 3:28 am

psj3809 wrote:To be fair if you didn't have to own/install the game the appstore reviews would be even more of a joke if anyone could write a review without trying it first
Fair I guess.
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Re: The Edge: 8-Bit software house in IP troll scandal.

Post by psj3809 » Wed Jul 06, 2011 4:23 am

A fair few reviews on the appstore are very bad though. Some you can spot immediately that they must be friends of the programmers with their cheesy review and 5/5 rating when the games dire. Others you get people giving a game 1/5 and posting some total rubbish as they dont seem to understand how the game works. A lot of reviews are very 'youtube-ish' which is a shame.

Surprised they gave out a lite version of this Bobby Bearing game as it gives many people a chance to slate it. I gave it a go but didnt like it, controls were very bad and seemed a cheap knock off

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Re: The Edge: 8-Bit software house in IP troll scandal.

Post by TMR » Wed Jul 06, 2011 4:39 am

psj3809 wrote:Surprised they gave out a lite version of this Bobby Bearing game as it gives many people a chance to slate it. I gave it a go but didnt like it, controls were very bad and seemed a cheap knock off
Ah, that's an idea; anybody who reviews it, say that it's a cheap knock-off of Mobigame's Edge, Tim will love that. =-)

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Re: The Edge: 8-Bit software house in IP troll scandal.

Post by The Beans » Fri Apr 19, 2013 11:03 am

Awake and rise from your stinky IP troll grave! :D
Doesn't look like there was much discussion about all this on here (and looks like many of those that did show an interest have moved on) but still,

http://www.escapistmagazine.com/news/vi ... Trademarks

It's cheered me up that has. And it looks like he's actually going to try and fight it so there's possibly even more comedy to come.
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Re: The Edge: 8-Bit software house in IP troll scandal.

Post by snowkatt » Fri Apr 19, 2013 11:14 am

oh god he is still around
hey wait ! i got a new complaint !

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Re: The Edge: 8-Bit software house in IP troll scandal.

Post by markopoloman » Fri Apr 19, 2013 7:49 pm

Quality :D Can't wait for the follow up crap he tries :lol:
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Re: The Edge: 8-Bit software house in IP troll scandal.

Post by RetroBob » Wed Apr 24, 2013 6:24 am

He is such a penis.
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Re: The Edge: 8-Bit software house in IP troll scandal.

Post by CraigGrannell » Wed Apr 24, 2013 7:28 am

So much terrible/inaccurate reporting in general on this, though. Not everything's been cancelled, Langdell's still fighting and, most importantly, he's still filing for new Edge-related marks. Also, this is US-based, and so there's still a ton of stuff that needs dealing with elsewhere, such as in the UK. This episode isn't over by any means.
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