Reasonable percentage to the original creator?

MonoChromeIncMonoChromeInc Member Posts: 2
I'm wondering what a reasonable percentage is to the original creator.

My situation is that I am gonna try to make my first app of a simple jumping game that already has been done *in Java* years ago to the Sony Ericsson mobile phones. The game is free. I asked the original creator if I could use the same name and sprites and he said if I'm gonna publish it on appstore he would want a net percentage of it.



  • guru-at-zidwareguru-at-zidware Member Posts: 369

    I would ask first....let the creator tell you....then suggest at least 50%.....then get a draw the deal up..

  • MonoChromeIncMonoChromeInc Member Posts: 2
    It's a really simply made game with not more than 10 sprites and not much coding but it went kind of popular because of the highscoring
  • MotherHooseMotherHoose Member Posts: 2,456
    titles aren't copyright... though some may be trademarked
    so you can usually get away with slight alteration or addition to another title.
    so think as Tshirtbooth said.... 15% for 10 sprites and title simularity.

    if you do all your own coding... the original maker should be happy getting something like that from something he released as free...

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