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  1. toxicity added a post in a topic YandereDev/ Evaxephon General Thread   

    Copyright exists the moment you create something. Registered or not. I discussed it a bit further here https://prettyuglylittleliar.net/topic/1896-yanderedev-evaxephon-general-thread/?page=752#comment-630414 .
    In terms of copyright, Alex has clear claim to his code, his shitty script, and his cringe-worthy character names. 
    However, the rest is a lot more ambiguous because he uses unity assets, anime tropes, volunteers' work, and a concept made by 4chan.
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  2. toxicity added a post in a topic YandereDev/ Evaxephon General Thread   

    Agreeing with what everyone else said.
    The tinybuild emails are interesting.
    But damn it all, this makes everyone who offers fair criticism and requests accountability from Alex look like shit. It's hypocrasy to complain about panty shots and sexualization of minors and how Alex exposes his fanbase, which he KNOWS is 10-13 years old, to a high school murder sim--then to turn around and post gorn in places we know those same children will access.
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  3. toxicity added a post in a topic YandereDev/ Evaxephon General Thread   

    My thoughts exactly. Why is she in fucking lingerie? You'd think a lady with 140 IQ and multiple doctorates and whatnot would at least be wearing a nicely tailored business suit. 
    I don't think it's slut shaming at all to call Alex out on the way he grossly objectifies and fetishes girls and women. "Here's a well-accomplished woman, but all that matters is she's a wife and BOOBS!" Yeah, that's all on Alex.
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  4. toxicity added a post in a topic YandereDev/ Evaxephon General Thread   

    Yeah, he's a Ped. Just look up the stuff about sisef, the time he said his dream girl is young and naive and malleable, and his explanation about a "sex license" that would legalize a 14 year old sleeping with a 30 year old weeb. On top of that, he still overly sexualizes any young female of Asian origin or anime style, so he has yellow fever too.
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  5. toxicity added a post in a topic YandereDev/ Evaxephon General Thread   

    "Anyone who gets offended by this gets offended too easily."
    Says the guy who banned a fucking rabbit emoji, and is working on a second Hate n Shame video because people try to hold him accountable for his salary.
     
     
    EDIT: And overly sexualizing entire ethnicities is also a form of racism, Alex.
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  6. toxicity added a post in a topic YandereDev/ Evaxephon General Thread   

    Adult also have a benefit teens don't have--they can just walk out of a situation. Lousy friends pissing you off at a bar? Get up and drive home (or call Uber if you're over the limit.) Jerk at work? You can find a new job, get transferred, or confront it head on. Kids don't have those options. Jerk at school? You can't just up and leave in the middle of class or not go to school period. You're stuck. And it's Hell.
    I just know this upcoming video is gonna be a laugh riot. I'm all ready with my popcorn ready to go.
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  7. toxicity added a post in a topic YandereDev/ Evaxephon General Thread   

    OMG, that is fucking hysterical. I can't believe Alex is so damn stupid he's actually serious about that. LMAO.
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  8. toxicity added a post in a topic YandereDev/ Evaxephon General Thread   

    That's not how copyright works. The creator owns the creation and derivatives of. I know it's crazy common in the fan communities for fans to create and sell fanart and whatnot, but should the creators protest, they could lockdown the websites that sell fanart and/or sue the artists directly. Now, most won't because it's shit PR to sue your own fans, but the fact they don't enact the law doesn't change the law.
    Consider Disney. Do you think someone off the street could open a T-shirt store and fill it with fan-shirts of Mickey Mouse, sell them for profit, and get away with it? No way in hell, Disney would be all over their ass for profiting off of their IP.
    Now, the question is, will the creator of Aoi step in to do the same with Socio Sim? And Warner Bros for Fureddo? And Digimon, Sailor Moon, One Punch Man, and the rest? Who knows--but in reality, it's probably not likely. However, it still doesn't make Alex look any less shit.
     
    For reference, quick definition of copyright, though it's far more complicated than that:
    " the exclusive legal right, given to an originator or an assignee to print, publish, perform, film, or record literary, artistic, or musical material, and to authorize others to do the same."
     
    Officially, anything is copyrighted the moment it's put down to paper. Your grocery list is copyrighted.
    Socio Sim is a unique case though. Alex probably has clear claim to the name "Yandere Simulator;" beyond that, it'd tae a judge to decide. He can't claim Ayano's iconic design because she's a Unity model, and her original creator owns her. He can't claim the concepts of yanderes or murders or whatever else because tropes can't be copyrighted.  He can claim the code he wrote--but who'd want to steal that from him? He can claim the dialog he wrote--but again, who'd wanna touch that shit? He can't claim he owns the original concept as that was made on 4-chan. He can probably claim the characters and their characterization, but their appearances probably not. So most of the stuff that is truly his is shit.
    The Easter eggs he included are an interesting case because he might be able to argue he's using them for parody. However, that would require Alex admitting his game is a comedic spoof, not a super serious edgelord anime troperiffic deep plot game, and we all now how much it would hurt his damn pride to do so. So in that sense, he might even be able to get away with the Scooby-doo knock-offs by claiming they're parodies.
    It also gets REALLY interesting considering how much of Socio Sim is actually commissioned work. All of the assets made by volunteers belong to the volunteers. However, it is possible for a creator to give/sell the copyright to the client (for example, a photographer could sell the rights of a photograph to the person in the photograph). It's also possible for the creator to allow the client to use the creation within limits. The Aoi model has those on her Unity page (for example, she can't be used for profit, which Alex has already breached.)
    What gets really, really interesting about that is that those require contracts. And who wants to bet Alex and his volunteers don't have a legal contract to stand on? I know it came up before on this thread where someone wanted to make buttons for Socio Sim, and wanted a contract, but Alex wanted a polite "gentleman's agreement" instead which couldn't stand in legal water. 
    So it all depends on if the volunteers allowed Alex to have the assets they created full on lock, stock, and barrel, all rights included, or if the volunteers added disclaimers like "you can use these trees I made, but you must give me credit for them." Which means Alex, as not the creator, has to listen to the volunteers' stipulations, not use the assets all together if he won't, or risk being sued. It also highly depends on all parties having things in writing (which is likely as they seem to communicate through email a lot). Alex's sole defense also hinges on him specifically asking for and documenting that the volunteers signed away their rights to him. If he tries to pull a "but they volunteered for me~ I can do whatever I like with their works because they're just volunteers~ I can't give credit now because the game is incomplete~ wah~" he's up shit creek without a paddle, and any judge is gonna laugh his ass outta court.
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  9. toxicity added a post in a topic YandereDev/ Evaxephon General Thread   

    Don't forget all the bonus DLC rivals Alex wants to implement. Remember the uproar when he stole artwork to promote it? A set of twins in maid uniforms, a small-time deviantart artist's magical girl from elsword? iirc, and Maggey Byrde from Ace Attorney. (Plus one artwork he properly commisioned).
    Because 15+ weeks of murder and mayhem and women throwing themselves at the same lame-ass dude total lends itself towards comprehensive storytelling.
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  10. toxicity added a post in a topic YandereDev/ Evaxephon General Thread   

    Nope, it's all a bunk of "No, I didn't do those things, but yes I did, but here's the reason why it was acceptable."
    Reddit debunk of the debunk is a good read if you have some spare time: https://www.reddit.com/r/Osana/comments/e2ou8w/the_25_days_of_debunks_masterpost/
     
     
    https://www.gaiaonline.com/forum/life-issues/i-fantasize-about-killing-my-parents-what-should-i-do/t.10959285_1/
    Gee Alex, come on. Have enough sense to delete your past shit. If you want people to believe you've "changed," try this: "Yes, that is something I did in the past. I regret my past actions. I'm sorry for saying what I said. I've moved on from there and no longer wish any harm on my parents. That's why I deleted my old Gaia posts." You don't need an essay on your "debunks" (especially when they're ALL TRUE.) fml.
     
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  11. toxicity added a post in a topic YandereDev/ Evaxephon General Thread   

    Only a fool would bet against that because it's a guarantee Alex'll add her. I mean, come on, look at her fucking name. It's pure Alex. After all, we did predict he'd add Corona-chan long before he actually did. 
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  12. toxicity added a post in a topic YandereDev/ Evaxephon General Thread   

    I agree this would work much better as a visual novel with a couple different tracks (violent, pacifist, good ending, bad ending). However, this is fucking Alex we're talking about. The "I Am Your Slave" Alex. We really don't want him writing anything that involves legal minors.
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  13. toxicity added a post in a topic YandereDev/ Evaxephon General Thread   

    PULL does have a thread about Socio Sim fan rewrites. And every single time someone mentions them, they bring up good points. Like what I quoted.
    I theorized Alex could have two "rivals" be in the same week. Meaning, if Alex put Osana in the final week as she's the most likely to win Senpai's heart, Megumi could also be active that week, out hunting Ayano and trying to catch her doing something wrong, since she doesn't really seem like a love interest.
    And you're right it really needs the rivals pruned. 3-5 really is plenty for the scope of a single developer and an indie game. And for logic before it starts breaking down with why rivals are missing school, why the school isn't closing over the dead count, etcetc. 
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  14. toxicity added a post in a topic YandereDev/ Evaxephon General Thread   

    Take this with a grain of salt, it's the "friend of a friend said" level of reliability. But it's still a damn funny read (I'll upload the images properly later. PULL keeps giving me errors.)
     
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  15. toxicity added a post in a topic YandereDev/ Evaxephon General Thread   

    This runs into a logic bomb as there's no way a school would stay open if 10 kids were killed (expelled, went missing) for every rival. 
    I think whoever said that the "kill" commands should be disabled until Friday, and Monday-Thursday should be all espionage and set-up would be a better way to balance the game.
    It's the scope creep that is killing the game, and Alex's attempt to logically justify everything. Just embrace the nonsense side and use "storyline and gameplay segregation." Alex could also do to study other indie games and see how much they do with small scopes. Cafe 0: The Drowned Mermaid comes to mind. It's barely two hours worth of gameplay, and it is a visual novel, but it is VERY streamlined with absolutely nothing excess in it. Alex needs to trim ALL the damn fat in his game and then polish, polish, polish what's left (aka, at least make all remaining elimination methods useable on all characters). But his ego won't let him remove one single thing, no matter how shit it is.
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