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Jeff Huter
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I'm learning Mac OS X programming and would like to implement a board game. However, I don't want to worry about any copyright/legal issues. Any board game designers out their interested in given a hobbiest programmer a crack at computerizing your game?

Basic criteria:
1) You currently have all rights to the game;
2) You have some reasonable looking graphics that you are willing to let me use;
3) You are fine if nothing materializes. (I have a day job. It simply may never get completed due to lack of time and/or programming skills); and
4) You agree not to sue me later for using your game and graphics.

Basically, I don't want to get sued by you or another company that has rights to the game. I reallize I'm not giving much or anything in return. But, if you are interested nonetheless, feel free to contact me via my personal email address jeff[AT]huter[DOT]us.

If there is no interest, I completely understand.

Jeff Huter
 
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Chris
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Another avenue would be to do a game that is in the public domain. Just a thought.

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Dave Dyer
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I have to second that. Writing a game from scratch is pretty
complex, and unless you're superman you're likely to make a hash
of it the first few times you try. That's why surgeons practice
on corpses, then pigs, then real patients with lots of supervision.

-- so pick a game, then look for advice when you need it. After
you have a finshed product to show off, you'll have standing to
talk to game developers.


 
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Jari Särö
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Hei!

im a Hobby Programmer too, i have a homepage at www.eurojari.net
with several Java Applet based screenshots..

would love to get few extra ideas for AI programming..

i have never made an AI for a wargame and am a bit feeling difficulties..

my AI really gets out of hands when it comes to a more complex boardgame with different map hexes and with different counter units..

have a question to you, where have you learned your AI programming..

I was making a 'war' boardgames but would be great to receive hints from your projects..

JariTapio / Helsinki Finnland
www.eurojari.net few of my ScreenShots

 
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Geoff Bohrer
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Ted, where is your designer badge? You've done quite a few games, over several years, and shown a broader range than a lot of guys who parade 'em.

I just think you oughta have that distinction, so when someone beats you up in a forum for not understanding the fine points of game design, they realize to whom they're speaking.
 
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