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    EA stealing Sylvari?

    I recently got University life expansion for The Sims 3, and while making a new sim.. I found something, interesting...

    This is a plant sim:


    Plant Sims:


    What do you guys think?

    EA in charge of originality.

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    Bloodsail Admiral Scyth's Avatar
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    Damn, they look so much alike You'd think a company as big as EA would think of something more original..

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    There were plant sims in the Sims 2 as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scyth View Post
    Damn, they look so much alike You'd think a company as big as EA would think of something more original..
    Maybe you would, doesn't surprise me in the least...

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    What about Dungeon Siege II - Dryads?

    Omg Guild Wars stealing Dryads from Microsoft!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bartastic View Post
    There were plant sims in the Sims 2 as well.
    Yeah but those weren't copy pasted Sylvari.
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    What about Dungeon Siege II - Dryads?

    Omg Guild Wars stealing Dryads from Microsoft!
    Didn't claim GW2 invented plant races, however - it's pretty obvious the hair styles/clothing were basically copy+pasted.

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    Plant Sims are old and the jolly green giant has been around for years. Sylvari aren't as original as Anet says they are.

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    Nobody stole anything from anyone... If anything Anet stole these from countless other things. They share an almost exact model as other games/stories.

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    They do look really similar but... how different can you make a plant chick look really (note: she still has to look hawt by the laws of women in video games)?
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    It's not that they are plants, I'm mostly talking about the hair and clothing for both the male and female.

    EDIT: I guess the title of the thread is somewhat misleading, should be stole FROM them, not directly stole them.
    Last edited by Digglett; 2013-05-22 at 01:48 AM.

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    They do look alike. I guess there is only so much one can do to make a plant look "hawt" Stuff liek this is nothing new in games tho. Games always borrow/steal ideas from each other all the time.

    Also off topic i support the burning of all Sylvari


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    GW didn't invent plant people. Hairstyle and clothing too. I don't see a problem here.

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    EA sylvari are way better tbh...
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    Quote Originally Posted by VincentWolf View Post
    EA sylvari are way better tbh...
    Douche-mode Sylvari lol

    Don't think anyone's saying ANet invented plant people, but you have to admit, the similarities are rather... significant.

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    Pit Lord Maarius's Avatar
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    that's copy and paste... but I don't care; don't buy EA-games anymore for quite a while now

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    Definitely a copy of the Sylvari model style. But I really don't see the big deal about it, could simply be a dev from the Sims doing a shout out to GW2.

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    Honestly, the EA ones look more like cosplayers trying hard to look like Sylvari... the guy is closest to the original.

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    I think that falls under fair use. There are only so many ways you can create a plant-human.
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    That male one really looks like a low-res gw2 sylvari. It's obvious that they at least had some sylvari influences, but well, they're plant people, that's how they look, or would look
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