[LAU] [OT] Is this a case of pagiarism ??
jamesmstone at gmail.com
Wed Jan 4 13:39:47 UTC 2012
Ah.. here it is:
On 1/4/12, James Stone <jamesmstone at gmail.com> wrote:
> Back in the day there was a lot of copying of pop tunes by 8 bit
> musicians - the C64 demoscene for example, and even in commercial
> games - I recall one of Jean Michelle Jarre's pieces as the intro
> music to Yie Ar Kung Fu! for example - which I am not sure was
> Still, in my opinion, no-one beat Rob Hubbard.. but even he did some
> copying of JMJ's stuff - Zoolook IIRC.
> On 1/4/12, James Warden <warjamy at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> I recently tried to help James Morris with the Arnold TNG emulator. By
>> so, I tried the ZapTBall game provided by the Arnold TNG website and to
>> surprise, the music theme is a near copy of the old Depeche Mode song
>> Here is a link to the Depeche Mode song:
>> If you jump to 1mn27sec, you will hear the melody that the game is using.
>> Not only this melody but also the subsequent solo and tone changes are
>> nearly the same. Does someone know this ZapTBall game and whether the
>> theme is legal ? It sounds to me like a case of plagiarism.
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