I myself question the morality behind making money off of someone’s hack but seriously these repros are everywhere. I don’t know for sure but I can’t fathom them being illegal when they are so widely distributed.
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Just like how many in the game industry cut their teeth modding (gasp! all those people stealing Skyrim IP! Shouldn’t they go make their own thing?!). It would work like a preset puzzle game, where you need to find who to talk to next to trigger the next event, to move along the story. And when a battle occurs, the game gives you preset pokemon from the anime, with good enough stats to win, but you still need to use the correct moves to win. If you’re upset about this, I can’t imagine what you’d think of the Super Mario World hacking scene. Ultimately, the game was taken down, but it doesn’t matter, because you can still download it, that’s just how the internet works, and i wouldn’t have it any other way.
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Then people will start spreading how one guy managed to make a better insert IP than the actual company could make. For a link to the past rom download some reason, that seems much more likely than in fan fiction (I assume? I don’t read fanfic). @ALinkttPresent Putting time and resources into fan-projects like those mentioned in the article sounds pretty “dedicated and committed” to me. On the topic of C&D, the original devs have all the right to do so, but I haven’t seen any Mario or Pokemon romhack get one.
It’s kind of murky once you get into translations and whatnot. If it’s illegal to sell a repro of say, Terranigma in the US then your only recourse is to pirate it which is also illegal. I ended up importing it and when I learned how to patch physical cartridges, I simply patched the Japanese cartridge with a translation patch. I will say that in the gaming world, you have more risk of damage to your brand from say, fans clamoring around a quality fan made game after you release a critically panned mess.
Making a fan game for Pokemon is actually not that hard. It’s easy to add new towns/routes and adding NPC around. So assuming they could just as easily make their own game is pretty stupid, there is so much more required to do so. Secondly, there is a very big difference between building onto an existing game and programming a game from scratch.
He said he also worked on a green chapter but it’s canceled now. I don’t claim to know the legality of reproduction carts but they are actively sold all over the internet, so I imagine if they were illegal, someone would have taken legal action by now. They’ve even been featured in popular Youtube videos such as Simon’s Quest Redaction being featured in an episode of AVGN.
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I wish people would just make their own stuff based off the game they like. @Kalmaro a ROM hack isn’t a ROM, it’s a mod for a ROM. @ALinkttPresent Do you have any idea how much effort it takes to make a complete ROM hack, especially one that doesn’t suck? Using an existing IP can give them exposure, which results in positive feedback that can be essential to encouraging the creative process, which can in turn give the person the confidence and experience to create something their own.
The sprite editing for me was fun and then changing towns. You can certainly make something unique if you edit the map editor pallet, but most ignore this step to a big degree as the rest is so time consuming. @TrainerX493 I found out he is the one behind Pokémon Adventure Red Chapter hack and is still working on that one.
Here’s hoping that for once this comment section won’t devolve into the “not real fans/how dare you hack/illegal trolls/bad people/AHH I CAN’T STAND PEOPLE HAVING FUN” nonsense that it usually does. "I made a lot of mistakes with Prism," Adam continues. Click the”…” button to choose a location to save your valuable patched rom.