(nonfree) blobwars family of games

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Fri Sep 26 16:22:03 PDT 2008

Karl Goetz wrote:
> Hi all,
> I know some of you will have already seen this, but it seemed relevent
> enough to post here. Sorry if its already come through, I didnt notice
> it.
>> It is with much regret that I have to ask you to remove the following 
>> packages from your repositories,
>> blobwars (Blob Wars : Metal Blob Solid)
>> starfighter (Project: Starfighter)
>> blobAndConquer (Blob Wars : Blob And Conquer)
>> viruskiller (Virus Killer)
>> It has been brought to my attention ... [the games] ... should all be removed
>> immediately to avoid any legal issues.
> From
> https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-motu/2008-August/004432.html ,
> but i can dig out all the other references if you'd like them too.
> kk
> (CCing gNS as we only dealt with blobwars).

Yes, the developer himself maintained many distributions directly. 
Discussed for Fedora in


Fedora has replaced the content in some of the games to workaround the 
problem. So might want to want look into that and share resources.


More information about the Distributions mailing list