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Old 20 February 2015, 15:50   #14

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Originally Posted by jbenam View Post
Sorry if I steer this thread towards off-topic, but even if Konami was to ask only for 500EUR, it'd still be an insane amount for a niche platform like the Amiga, which we all use as an hobby.

Unless you're an hardware maker there's no more money to be made out of the Amiga and I don't think many would justify a loss of 500 EURs just to legally show a demo. [...]

Asking just for permission to use their IPs in a non-profit way, on the other hand, would make sense. I'm pretty sure they'd be okay with it
I would definitely pay these 500 even if I were not sure of recouping them.
Having an actual official Konami/SEGA sticker on your product and being an acknowledged licensee is more than just a badge of honor and opens many other doors. It's not a dead fee, far from it. When you go see other rights owners they will take it into account, when you change employer as well. It would be a very small investment in your future but with big returns.
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