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#934197 - 01/08/14 09:37 AM Will this Mean More Sherlock Games?
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I'm not sure if I consider this a good thing or a bad thing. Do you think we'll be seeing more developers creating Sherlock games?

Sherlock Holmes now Public Domain.

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#934204 - 01/08/14 10:07 AM Re: Will this Mean More Sherlock Games? [Re: BrownEyedTigre]
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Interesting. smile

The last copyright on ACD's stories in the UK expired in 2000, so we Brits have been clear for a while already without seeing a glut of Holmes-related games. So perhaps there won't be a noticeable increase now that the US is following suit.

(Quality is more important than quantity, imo!) laugh
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#934208 - 01/08/14 10:58 AM Re: Will this Mean More Sherlock Games? [Re: Rushes]
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"Quality is more important than quantity, imo"

Definitely mine, too !! whistle
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#934250 - 01/08/14 03:53 PM Re: Will this Mean More Sherlock Games? [Re: BrownEyedTigre]
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Not really, Frogwares now owns the trademark for Sherlock Holmes in the video games categories(we were forced to register after attacks of the same Conan Doyle societies).

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#934255 - 01/08/14 04:17 PM Re: Will this Mean More Sherlock Games? [Re: BrownEyedTigre]
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That is great news Wael! I was hoping this wouldn't unleash a bunch of poorly designed low quality games. No one can hold a candle to a Frogwares Sherlock!

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#934276 - 01/08/14 07:34 PM Re: Will this Mean More Sherlock Games? [Re: BrownEyedTigre]
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I didn't know that! Excellent!
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#934353 - 01/09/14 08:59 AM Re: Will this Mean More Sherlock Games? [Re: thehood]
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Originally Posted By: thehood
Not really, Frogwares now owns the trademark for Sherlock Holmes in the video games categories(we were forced to register after attacks of the same Conan Doyle societies).



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