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Miyamoto wanted to patent jumping in games
« on: November 30, 2009, 06:17:16 PM »
Really interesting fact about something Miyamoto thought on doing coming from Nintendo's Q&A sessions.

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Iwata: Donkey Kong involved jumping, as did Mario Bros., so you felt that Nintendo were the real originators of this kind of game.

Miyamoto: I did. I went as far as thinking that jumping is an original idea and that it should be patented! Anyway, I thought: "Right, I'm not going to let those other games top us!" (laughs)

Imagine having to pay Nintendo if you wanted to make your character jump in a game. XD
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Re: Miyamoto wanted to patent jumping in games
« Reply #1 on: November 30, 2009, 06:38:18 PM »
Lol, I remember reading that somewhere. Although, I do admit, lots of games still don't let your character jump on command -.-

 



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