On 7/13/07, Joe Wiltrout <wiltroutja / hotmail.com> wrote:
> Mental Guy wrote:
> > On Sat, 14 Jul 2007 02:27:09 +0900, Joe Wiltrout
> > <wiltroutja / hotmail.com> wrote:
> >>> As far as I can tell, these days a lot of culturally illiterate fantasy
> >>> authors (up to and including a lot of game writers) simply use "demon"
> >>> to mean a sort of monster, whether evil or ambivalent.
> >
> >> Good idea. Let's go and sue Runescape, Dungeons and Dragons, World of
> >> Warcraft, Diablo, and every other company that uses the word Demon!
> >> Huzah!
> >
> > While I have to admit that fantasy settings which strip-mine the
> > world's mythologies and religions as a source of names for random things
> > is a bit of a pet peeve of mine, I can't say I see a benefit to
> > lawsuits.
> >
> > -mental
>
> Benefit to lawsuits? MONEY! I hate Runescape. Let's sue them. They lose
> money, we gain money, all around good. If we are lucky, Jagex Inc goes
> out of business. I inform everybody about some inexpensive new game they
> can play, everyone goes to that game. The makers of the game (Me and my
> coder friend Matt) get filthy rich because we listen to suggestions and
> people tend to like that. We hire teams of coders and even more
> suggestions are taken. And BINGO! We have the next WoW on
> our hands. Even if it isn't pirate themed. Then we can make another
> game. Sky Pirate themed of course, entirely my idea. Just like the game
> that I spoke of earlier. Which Matt is going to start working on as soon
> as he learns C++. Can someone tell me if it's easy to learn C++ if you
> already know C?

i'm in ur computer. lernin' ur C++.

I can has video game?