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Re: The Name of the Game
« Reply #75 on: January 08, 2013, 06:14:34 PM »

Star****er is already a copyrighted song by NIN, so he'd run into the same issues there as well.

Mwaha.
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Re: The Name of the Game
« Reply #76 on: January 08, 2013, 10:25:29 PM »

If name change was some copyright issue, I'm sure, pretty soon we will know about reason for it, because eventually someone will start digging for information and eventually will know who forced Alex to change the game. It can be weeks, it can be months, it can be entire year, but it will happen.

To continue conspiracy theory and make this thread less depressing. Here is possible list of those, who could act behind the scenes or from the shadows:
1. Electronic Arts - after all they destroy game development studios, maybe they aimed at this studio?
2. Acitvision - well, they destroy game genres, maybe they want to end space top-down 2d once and for all?
3. Square Enix - they ruin every game, they get their hands on. Maybe they wanted to turn Starfarer in to anime?
4. Blizzard - they like making Diablo series. Maybe they wanted to make Diablo in Space and Starfarer is good basis for it?
5. Valve - they like making Half-Life series. And Starfarer is what they need to show how awful war can be between Humans & Combine.
6. FBI - maybe Fox Mulder and Dana Scully found that Alex have something to do with Aliens, that visit our planet quite often?
7. KGB - maybe comrade Putin have some personal grudge against Starfarer?
8. Scotland Yard - maybe they found some impossible and inexistent connections that brought them to Starfarer?
9. The Illuminati - they was bored, so they manipulated copyright and entire countries just for lulz?

P.S. Starsector is quite suitable name for this game, so I actually like it.
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Re: The Name of the Game
« Reply #77 on: January 09, 2013, 08:17:20 AM »

2. Acitvision - well, they destroy game genres, maybe they want to end space top-down 2d once and for all?
4. Blizzard - they like making Diablo series. Maybe they wanted to make Diablo in Space and Starfarer is good basis for it?
That's the same company, Activision Blizzard, Inc. And if they did like making Diablo, they wouldn't have done this crappy Diablo 3 (thank goodness I bought Torchlight 2 instead).
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Re: The Name of the Game
« Reply #78 on: January 09, 2013, 08:23:24 AM »

Guys, See this bit:
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Guys, let me put it this way - the specifics of the Business Reasons are not something I will discuss, and further, the name change is absolutely final.

Let's just leave it at that, Quit the arguing over petty things and look to the future of this awesome game :)
I suggest a moderator lock this topic now :)
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Re: The Name of the Game
« Reply #79 on: January 09, 2013, 08:59:58 AM »

No one got my joke :(
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« Reply #80 on: January 09, 2013, 09:13:40 AM »

I'm never deleting 54 from my computer though. I'll always have that last version that was still Starfarer! Viva la Resistance!
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Re: The Name of the Game
« Reply #81 on: January 09, 2013, 09:20:04 AM »

You should back it up, just in case
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Re: The Name of the Game
« Reply #82 on: January 09, 2013, 09:51:03 AM »

Let's just leave it at that, Quit the arguing over petty things and look to the future of this awesome game :)
I suggest a moderator lock this topic now :)

I don't think that'd be appropriate. I'm glad this thread is here, and am grateful that people care enough about the game to be affected by the change. Besides, sweeping things under the rug doesn't seem healthy.

No one got my joke :(

Well, I got it :)
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Re: The Name of the Game
« Reply #83 on: January 09, 2013, 09:56:21 AM »

I'm never deleting 54 from my computer though. I'll always have that last version that was still Starfarer! Viva la Resistance!
Heh i have:

starfarer_install-0.35a-pre-RC2
starfarer_install-0.5a-pre-RC3
starfarer_install-0.51a-RC3
starfarer_install-0.52.1a-RC4
starfarer_install-0.52a-RC2
starfarer_install-0.53a-RC4
starfarer_install-0.53.1a-RC5
starfarer_install-0.54a-RC4
starfarer_install-0.54a-RC5
starsector_install-0.54.1a-RC2

 ;D ;D ;D ;D
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« Reply #84 on: January 09, 2013, 11:29:08 AM »

Same here, I still will install Starsector as Starfarer in folder Starfarer ;D
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