The Dissatisfied Thief

The Dissatisfied Thief

"The dissatisfied thief, who steals shamelessly, proudly shows the inspiration sources, but is not satisfied. Stays critical of sources material, even looks at it specifically to find what’s not yet great. And then does it better."

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Jonas Lekevicius

June 16, 2017
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  1. The Dissatisfied Thief

  2. Once I created a game

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  5. 28 000 000 players

  6. 28 000 000 players 2 100 000 000 levels solved

  7. 28 000 000 players 2 100 000 000 levels solved

    500 000 daily users
  8. 28 000 000 players 2 100 000 000 levels solved

    500 000 daily users 5600 years played
  9. 1. Success through piracy

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  13. 2. Loop had so many clones

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  15. I am an avid calculator programmer, and think that this

    would be a great game to play on a calculator, perhaps during math class.
  16. I am an avid calculator programmer, and think that this

    would be a great game to play on a calculator, perhaps during math class.
  17. 3. Loop is a stolen idea

  18. Dr. Arend Hintze 2008

  19. Stolen idea succeeded through piracy and had countless clones.

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  21. Copyright, Creativity & Critique

  22. “I must be original”

  23. Chasing originality

  24. It’s very easy to be different, but very difficult to

    be better. - Jonathan Ive
  25. Trying to be better will create something original — for

    the right reason.
  26. Hide your sources

  27. “This is my idea”

  28. This looks just like _________

  29. How styles are born

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  31. Do you create for good of yourself or good of

    the world?
  32. The Dissatisfied Thief

  33. Proudly share

  34. Copyright, Creativity & Critique

  35. Copyright, Creativity = Critique

  36. Jonas Lekevicius jonas@lekevicius.com @lekevicius Thank you

  37. Simon Tatham 2004