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Robotech Sues Battletech over Mech Designs

Post by Havard » Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:53 am

Harmony Gold (Robotech Owners) sue RPG publisher Catalyst Labs over designs for their Battletech game.

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Re: Robotech Sues Battletech over Mech Designs

Post by night_druid » Thu Aug 17, 2017 8:56 am

Robotech. Now there's a name I've not heard for a long time. Long time.

Mostly I'm surprised Harmony Gold isn't dead yet. The Robotech franchise is (outside of Japan). :p
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Post by AxesnOrcs » Fri Aug 18, 2017 12:27 am

Oh my. I hope they lose so hard they lose their copyrights over "macross."
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Re: Robotech Sues Battletech over Mech Designs

Post by night_druid » Fri Aug 18, 2017 12:47 am

AxesnOrcs wrote:Oh my. I hope they lose so hard they lose their copyrights over "macross."
I'm pretty sure the only ones rooting for Harmony Gold is...Harmony Gold. :P
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Post by willpell » Fri Aug 18, 2017 9:22 pm

FACE. PAAAAAALM!!!

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Re: Robotech Sues Battletech over Mech Designs

Post by dulsi » Mon Sep 11, 2017 3:33 am

The case against Catalyst doesn't look very strong. I see better chances against the video game company. I'm confused why they put themselves in this position. I know everyone wants the original designs but wouldn't be better to not make something close enough to make a lawsuit plausible. I really wish Harmony Gold could figure out how to make new animations instead of something like this. The Robotech Tactics fiasco already ruined some of the good will of fans.
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