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I know warez are illegal so I wonder, are fan made games which could be based on another game also considered as warez. :)

(Eg: there's a game called Valkyrie Fight which is based on Playstation's Valkyrie Profile.)
 

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They can be illegal as they are using copyrighted characters, but IIRC if no money is made from it it's not a problem without a cease and desist order
 

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Generally speaking, it's "warez" if you have a copy without consent -- i.e. you stole it. Otherwise, it's not.

As Kane pointed out, it *is* illegal to use copyrighted materials without permission -- however, it doesn't matter if it makes any money or not.

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Any idea that is used to make profit that doesn't go to the original creator is wrong in my opinion, and is just as bad as warez. Fangames aren't bad, it's when money is made off of them.
 

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SSJBatMAN5000 said:
Any idea that is used to make profit that doesn't go to the original creator is wrong in my opinion, and is just as bad as warez. Fangames aren't bad, it's when money is made off of them.
I see :) Thanks for answering my question :thumb:
 
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