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Re: patents on Frets on Fire, Pydance, StepMania and such games

* Stefan Potyra <stefan.potyra@informatik.uni-erlangen.de> [2008-01-18 13:36:41 CET]:
> Am Freitag, 18. Januar 2008 13:06 schrieb John Halton:
> [..]
> >
> > The crucial point in all that gobbledigook is the reference to a
> > "musical piece". Ditto the other claims in the patent.
> The post from Bas reminded me of the C64 game "To be on top" (1987) which 
> would fulfill the musical piece and timing stuff.

 Good catch, that part might propably work indeed, it dates back in
1987: http://www.c64.com/?type=1&id=1408

> However I don't have much clue what the patent is actually about from
> the text :/.

 Hard to tell precisely.

 So long,
Rhonda [tunes into slayradio.org now to listen to To Be On Top again...]

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