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Old Apr 21, 2010, 02:47 PM
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Originally Posted by seanne View Post
Yeah, I know it's conflicting with the original meaning of the word. But around the western vgm boards, and also here, it has been more-or-less synonymous with fan arrangement. Basically it's the word we chose to go with, it could have been 'fan made' or something else.

So I can understand if it might be confusing for people who are used to the term in its original meaning, but it would be equally confusing the other way around. And since this is an English language site it seems more logical to go with the 'westernized' version.

In this case we wouldn't need to add their work to begin with.

In that case it's still an official release, why should it matter if the game is fan-made or not? It's almost impossible to draw the line between professional game developers and "fans" these days anyway, with XBLA, Wiiware, etc.

It's still an official (legal) release. This is almost more like the norm anyway.

I'm not sure how you could release it if you don't own the rights, though? Sounds almost like a bootleg ;p
Totally with seanne here.
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