Beijing Olympics Steals Flash Artist’s Game

Because I’m sure they don’t have the budget for this sort of thing:

I’d also like to point out that this is not just a clone of my game. They didn’t see my game and set out to make a similar game. They actually stole my game. I’ll say it again: The Olympics stole my game. They downloaded the swf file from my site, decompiled it, swapped out the little guy for the Fuwa characters, took my name off of it and republished it as their own.

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They even pilfered from one of my favorite Flash game designers, Orisinal.

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