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by tepples
Mon Mar 19, 2012 2:20 am
Forum: Website Comments
Topic: Major Forum Changes
Replies: 5
Views: 6185

Re: Major Forum Changes

Would it be a bad idea to give wiki editing privileges to all forum members? There's a MediaWiki extension to let people log in to the wiki with credentials from a phpBB 3 forum, but it appears not to be installed here. But to use it, you'll probably need to upgrade MediaWiki to a newer version (one...
by tepples
Sun Mar 11, 2012 5:09 pm
Forum: Minesweeper Versions
Topic: Luminesweeper
Replies: 1
Views: 3253


(pronounced "luminous sweeper") Probably old news, but there's a Minesweeper clone for Game Boy Advance called Luminesweeper. It's not tournament-legal; it's not supposed to be. It takes the "timeline" concept from Lumines and applies single point strategy to each square it passe...
by tepples
Fri Mar 09, 2012 9:06 pm
Forum: Minesweeper Stuff
Topic: Creating a Minesweeper-like-game copyrights
Replies: 3
Views: 1979

Re: Creating a Minesweeper-like-game copyrights

I'm not a lawyer, and I don't know about other countries' laws, but the rules of a game are not subject to U.S. copyright. (Source: U.S. Copyright Office Form Letter FL108 , citing Title 17, United States Code, section 102(b).) A particular wording of the rules is copyrighted, but when you implement...